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Las Vegas History

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See the Historic El Portal Theater at Fremont Street Experience

May 10, 2014

Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas is steeped in history! This is where Las Vegas got its start. One remnant of times gone by is the El Portal Theater. The theater was built in the 1920s, and at the time was the city’s only movie theater. You know, way back when, before you had to… Read More

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Las Vegas Trivia: Binion’s Gambling Hall

May 8, 2014

The Binion’s we know and love today opened in 1951. The hotel sits on the site of two former casinos, the Eldorado Club and Apache Hotel. Here’s another little tidbit about one of Sin City’s most enduring casinos: Binion’s was the first casino in Las Vegas to have carpeting! Find Binion’s on Facebook, or catch… Read More