Las Vegas' first hotel casino gets a makeover

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    The next time you decide to roll the dice at a craps table in Las Vegas, it might be worth your while to do it at the hotel and casino that started it all: The Golden Gate.

    Amidst the ever-growing hotel and casino metropolis, the historic location just finished up its first renovation in 50 years.

    The $15 million renovation of the city's oldest hotel includes new suites complete with oversized beds, high-definition flat-screen televisions and vintage touches that harken back to the days of its famous guests, such as "Rat Pack"-era performers Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. There is also a brand-new high-limit gaming room, and an updated casino floor. The building's exterior was also restored to its original facade, but with some new contemporary lighting

    "The Golden Gate is an intimate, boutique Las Vegas hotel that's always represented that Las Vegas spirit, from the entrepreneurialism its earliest owners to just the party spirit of all of the people that came here to play through the decades," said Mark Brandenburg, co-owner of the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino.
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