Downtown Las Vegas announces the first casinos to reopen along the Fremont Street Experience. The D Las Vegas and the Golden Gate plan to reopen on Thursday, June 4, and CEO Derek Stevens plans to give away 1,000 free flights to Las Vegas from more than 20 major U.S. cities to help get tourists back in the city.
“As we begin to reopen our doors across the city, we are proud to help reinvigorate travel to Las Vegas while supporting airlines in America impacted by the COVID-19 crisis,” Stevens said in a press statement. “We can’t wait to safely bring visitors to the city and remind them why we’ve earned the title of Entertainment Capital of the World. And while we’d love for visitors to stop by Downtown Las Vegas, we primarily want to get people back to Las Vegas to experience the attractions and amenities that make it one of the greatest places on earth.”
The D plans to reopen everything from Andiamo Italian Steakhouse, American Coney Island with its Coney hot dogs, and the D Grill with its contemporary fare to Longbar and its new hockey-centric BarCanada. The resort’s 629 rooms and suites, as well as a two-story casino, reopen as well.
The Golden Gate brings back its outdoor OneBar and indoor Bar Prohibition along with the casino floor.
To enter for a chance to win airline tickets to Las Vegas, visit theD.com. The fine print notes that participants must be at least 21 years of age. Flight recipients are responsible for return flights, hotel accommodations. and all additional costs associated with their stay, including cancellations and/or rescheduling.
Gov. Steve Sisolak closed all nonessential businesses including casinos on March 17. Right now, Nevada is in phase one of reopening, with dine-in restaurants, including some within casinos, permitted to reopen with restrictions. On Friday, bars and indoor shopping centers, among other businesses, can reopen with restrictions, and casinos can reopen on June 4.