Farewell Las Vegas Riviera Hotel & Casino

Posted by Las Vegas Homes By Leslie - on Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 at 10:42am.

Las Vegas Riviera Hotel in 1955

After 60 years, the last remnants of the Riviera Hotel and Casino Towers were put to rest. The implosion took place at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16. The crowd of spectators were scrambling to to capture the footage as there was very little notice of the actual demolition moment. The Riviera dates back to 1955 and will go down in history, captured in several Hollywood movies including Ocean's 11, Hangover and the latest Jason Bourne.

The purpose of the demolition? To expand the booming Las Vegas Convention Center.

View the Fox news video of the Riviera Tower implosion:

Video - Las Vegas Riviera Implosion of Casino Towers

By Leslie Hoke

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