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  • of rooms: 2,494[1] ; Total gaming space: 64,470 sq ft (5,989 m2)[2]; ; Permanent shows: Ilusion Mental Xavier Mortimer’s Magical Dream Crazy Girls ; Signature attractions:
    Miracle Mile Shops Zappos Theater ; Notable restaurants: Koi Gordon Ramsay Burger ; Owner: Caesars Entertainment; Previous names: Aladdin (2000–2007) ; Renovated in: 2007, 2017[3] History Original resort (1962–1997)[edit] Main article: Aladdin
    (hotel and casino) The property was initially the site of the Tallyho hotel, opened by Edwin S. Lowe in 1962.

  • [5] It was demolished in 1998, to make room for a new resort that would also be named Aladdin.

  • [13] New Aladdin (2000–2007)[edit] In February 1998, Aladdin Gaming announced that it had financed plans for a new Aladdin resort, expected to cost $826 million, while Planet
    Hollywood would develop a music-themed resort,[14] tentatively known as Aladdin Music Project,[15] which would be built behind the Aladdin.

  • [16][17][18] The new Aladdin in 2005 before being rebranded as Planet Hollywood later in 2007 Sommer took on London Clubs International as a partner in developing the new
    casino resort.

  • Planet Hollywood (2007–present)[edit] Planet Hollywood Las Vegas at night in 2009 Planet Hollywood Las Vegas in 2012 Renovations were carried out in stages, allowing the resort
    to remain open throughout.

  • The new Aladdin resort opened in August 2000, but suffered financial difficulties and was eventually purchased in 2003 by a partnership of Planet Hollywood and Starwood, which
    renamed it as Planet Hollywood in 2007.

  • [15] On April 27, 1998, the original Aladdin hotel tower was imploded to make way for construction of the new Aladdin resort.

  • Location: Paradise, Nevada, U.S.; Address: 3667 South Las Vegas Boulevard; Opening date: August 18, 2000; 22 years ago (as Aladdin); Theme: Hollywood; No.

  • The resort features a three-acre casino floor full of traditional gambling machines like slots, table games and The Playing Field Race and Sports Book.

  • Combined with its earlier acquisition of former Barbary Coast (via a three-way-swap), the acquisition of Planet Hollywood’s footprint on the Strip gave Caesars total control
    of the 126 acres (0.51 km2) on the east side of the Las Vegas Strip from Flamingo to Harmon Roads.

  • Planet Hollywood Las Vegas includes an expanded casino, new restaurants, new nightclub and retail space.

  • The Planet Hollywood hotel is briefly seen in the 2013 film, The Hangover Part III

  • The cost of the new Aladdin complex would total $1.3 billion,[14] although the music project was cancelled at the end of the year after Aladdin Gaming ended its partnership
    with Planet Hollywood, because of concerns that Planet Hollywood could not produce a $41 million commitment to the project.

  • The Planet Hollywood hotel is prominently featured in the movie What Happens in Vegas as the hotel where the Fullers stay and get married.

  • [26] Features Casino[edit] Casino near The Pleasure Pit in 2009 Planet Hollywood’s architecture can best be described as having a ‘Hollywood hip’ theme.

  • [20] The Aladdin finally opened the next day at 7:45 a.m. 100 members of Culinary Workers Union Local 226, as well as more than 1,000 other workers[citation needed] were marching
    on Las Vegas Boulevard to protest the Aladdin opening without a union contract.

  • The Planet Hollywood restaurant, however, remains at The Forum Shops at Caesars.

  • Robert Earl, former president and founder of the Planet Hollywood brand, stayed on to advise Harrah’s on marketing strategies for Planet Hollywood Hotel and the other nine
    Harrah’s properties in the Las Vegas area.

  • The Rambo (2008) world premiere took place at Planet Hollywood on January 24, 2008.

  • The property was previously the site of an earlier resort known as the Aladdin, which operated from 1962[4] to 1997.

  • Meanwhile, the Desert Passage mall was opened with I Dream of Jeannie star Barbara Eden opening the doors to let the large crowd in.

  • Planet Hollywood is the first Las Vegas resort to offer table games dealt by young ladies in “chic lingerie”.

  • It features several different live shows; as of 2010, the most popular[citation needed] and longest-running is titled Peepshow which previously starred headliners such as
    Holly Madison and Coco Austin in the leading role.

  • [34][35][36] Accommodations The Planet Hollywood Resort features rooms that meet its Hollywood theme.

  • It does not own the newly branded Elara (formerly PH Tower by Westgate that opened in December 2009), as Hilton Grand Vacations, part of Hilton Worldwide now operates that
    tower’s hotel operations.

  • The 52-story building, owned by Westgate Resorts and operated by Planet Hollywood, featured 1,200 suites to be used as timeshares and hotel rooms, including 40 luxury penthouse

  • The retail space formerly known as “The Desert Passage” was converted into the Hollywood-themed “Miracle Mile Shops”.

  • It features two pools and two hot spa one of each in both the South and North Strip.

  • According to Josh Axelrad in his 2010 book, Repeat until Rich, he and other professional gamblers, primarily card counters, took advantage of the Aladdin’s inexperienced staff
    its opening weekend and fleeced the casino for an undetermined but large amount of money.

  • [32] The last show of the residency on December 31, 2017, broke the record for the highest-grossing single concert in a theater residency ever in Las Vegas.

  • This left thousands of Aladdin visitors leaving in disappointment, as well as opening night hotel guests wondering where they’d spend the night.


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