The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on February 14, 1988 · 334
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The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California · 334

Los Angeles, California
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Sunday, February 14, 1988
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AO V-E R T I S t N G SPECIAL I 5 U P P IEMENT LAS VEGAS Facelift returns Stardust to forefront in Las Vegas With more than $50 million in renovation and expansion changing the face of one of the city's most recognizable resorts, the Stardust Hotel & Casino unveiled a new concept as unique and large-scale as its own storied past "a quarter-mile of entertainment." The quarter-mile, a reference to the Stardust's newly remodeled frontage and ranging from the Hotel Shops at the far south end of the property to the race and sportsbook at the north, features new restaurants, gaming areas, an arcade, parking and signage. The pedestrian walkway is a colorful path that brings the resort out to the Strip and showcases new landscaping, exterior colors and fountain displays. Also new is an electronic read er-board. Inside, new restaurants include Tony Roma's, William B's and Ralph's Diner. A 450-seat coffee shop, remodeled buffet and specialty restaurant will each open in April. Overall, gaming areas have increased by 32,000 squre feet, bringing the Stardust's total to 120,000 square feet. The hotel has added 15 table games and 400 slot machines, including the creative Galaxy Casino, with a facade and entrance near the center of the hotel. A mini-pit offering free daily gaming lesson was recently opened. The remodeled race and sports-book, includes the new Short Stop Snack Bar and offers the full The Stardust Hotel and Casino has undergone extensive renovation. EVENTS Continued from page 68 Hacienda Indefinite: Minsky's Burlesque Show. (Minsky's Theatre). Feb. 15-March 13: "The Edge." (Bolero Lounge). Holiday Casino Indefinite: "Roaring '20s Revue." Imperial Palace Indefinite: "Legends in Concert." Please see EVENTS, page 72 We'll bet youo mm on mm RECflV! Singii v Ooubla IN NON-NEGOTIABLE GAMING CHIPS PER A0OM' WIN i II $f costs rou a flKim tHioi lull nigm ill) NinnigKiiNi cfiipt in fill, id iftff iKh ign ugifdMtl ol outcoffli Cwi Mi inly Room Only $ (61 14 00 Per Person Double Occupancy Plus Special Bonuses with Either Package 1" FOOD SPECIAL W n I 1" "m 5101 nn rrtcc rink rncc rr MMm range of up-to-the-minute, first source betting lines. Bar and lounge areas have been expanded with the addition of the Final Score (near the race and sportsbook), the Galaxy Bar (in the Galaxy Casino), Landing Pad (at center casino), Dio's (serving Tony Roma's and William B's) and the new Starlite Lounge featuring live entertainment and dancing. The Boyd Group owns and operates the Stardust. With a corporate philosophy of change, redirection and customer-based improvements, they have invested nearly $100 million over a two-year period in five resorts across Southern Nevada. The Boyd Group also Sam Boyd's Freemont Hotel & Casino; Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall; the California Hotel, Casino .& RV Park, and Sam's Town Gold River (in Laugh-lin). Las Vegas. PER PERSON TAX DOUBLE OCCUPANCY PER NIGHT FREE SHOW INCLUDED THE TONY AWARD WINNING BEST MUSICAL OF THE YEAR adkPit paa5mEIlMyllR, Offer valid Fab. 1 through Fab. 20, 1968; Sunday through Thursday; aubjact to availability; not available to groupa. For Room Reservations Call: 800-634-6666 Stapsatthe bsUsasHlon on mm 29 involves oyMepapervDLt. J : in v It s not every day you get the excitement of the Las egas Hilton for just $25 a night But for two days, Feb. 28 & 29, you can Just check in Sunday and check out Tuesday to be spoiled by the Las Vegas Hilton's comforL Dazzled by superstar Bill Cosby Overwhelmed by the world's largest race and sports book, The SuperBookf'And blown awaybyall the casino gaming you could ask for. There's also tennis, nearby golf and 14 different restaurants. So call your travel agent or 1-800-732-7117 now Because so much excitement never involved so little paperwork. X LAS VEGAS HILTON America's Shew Business Address $25 per night, single or double occupancy, no extra nights, subject to availability LOS ANGELES TIMESCALENDAR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1988PAGE 69

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