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Hawaiian Marketplace Sold for $172 Million

Plus Hooters sold, a food truck stolen, models file a lawsuit against strip clubs, and more

Hawaiian Marketplace
Hawaiian Marketplace
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THE STRIP — Gindi Capital bought 9.5 acres on Las Vegas Boulevard, including the Hawaiian Marketplace and Cable Center Shops, for $172 million on Friday. Gindi is “working with its development and design teams to unveil plans for a new flagship retail, entertainment and dining experience,” according to a press statement. Gindi also owns the neighboring Showcase Mall. [LVRJ]

LAS VEGAS — Professional models Carmen Electra and Lucy Pinder and 10 others filed a lawsuit against five Las Vegas strip clubs they say used their photos for advertising without permission or payment. The strip clubs allegedly used “pirated” photos of them without their consent on social media and promotional flyers. The lawsuit cites that Can Can Room, Crazy Horse III, Girls of Glitter Gulch, Spearmint Rhino, and Play it Again, Sam violated the federal Lanham Act by falsely and misleadingly using the models’ images for advertising, and Nevada’s right of publicity law. [AP via 8 News Now]

HOUSTON — Billionaire Tilman Fertitta, who owns the Golden Nugget and Houston Rockets, wants to acquire one or two casino properties on the Las Vegas Strip that could be spun off from Eldorado Resorts’ acquisition of gaming giant Caesars Entertainment. On the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars owns and operates Bally’s, Caesars Palace, The Cromwell, Flamingo, Harrah’s, The Linq, The Linq Promenade, Paris, and Planet Hollywood Resort. Fertitta also owns Morton’s and Mastro’s steakhouses, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., and Rainforest Cafe. Fertitta expressed interest in bidding on Caesars Entertainment. [The Houston Chronicle]

LAS VEGAS — Nord Bay Capital and TriArtisan Capital Advisors acquired breastaurant chain Hooters of America on Monday. Chanticleer Holdings and H.I.G. Capital, who previously owned the chain, retain stakes in the casual-dining chain. Hooters has a casino and restaurant just off the Strip on Tropicana Avenue and a 24-hour location in Spring Valley. Terry Marks, Hooters’ CEO, says the new owners plan to roll out more of Hooters’ Hoots brand where customers can pick up chicken wings in a hurry and servers dress more modestly. [Restaurant Business]

LOS ANGELES — Apparently celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is already rumored to be looking at a number of locations for his restaurant brands to land after news of his $100 million round of funding dropped last week. Ramsay plans to open 100 new restaurants across America by 2024. [Eater LA]

LAS VEGAS — The owners of the food truck Chino’s Burgers are offering a $1,000 reward after their truck was stolen over the weekend. The moving food truck serves Mexican burgers on Las Vegas Boulevard near Stewart Avenue. Contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 with information. [Las Vegas Now]

All AM Intel [ELV]

Golden Nugget

129 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

The Linq

3545 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (866) 328-1888 Visit Website

The Linq Promenade

3545 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 322-0550 Visit Website

Hawaiian Marketplace

3743 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 795-2247

Spearmint Rhino

3340 S Highland Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 796-3600 Visit Website

Can Can Room

3155 Industrial Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Showcase Mall

3785 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 644-6946

Rainforest Cafe

3717 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 891-8580 Visit Website

Girls of Glitter Gulch

20 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101 (702) 385-4774

Rainforest Cafe

3799 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 891-8580 Visit Website

Crazy Horse III

3525 W Russell Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89118 (702) 673-1700 Visit Website

Play It Again, Sam

4120 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102 (702) 876-1550 Visit Website

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