Tropicana Las Vegas

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Tropicana Las Vegas
Tropicana Las Vegas
Tropicana Las Vegas
Location United StatesUnited States Las Vegas
opening April 1957
theme Tropics
room 1,467
Casino area approx. 4,650 m²
Shows Cherry Boom Boom, Laugh Factory Las Vegas
Restaurants Biscayne Steak, Sea & Wine, Bacio Italian Cuisine
owner Penn National Gaming
Website Tropicana Las Vegas

The Tropicana Las Vegas is a hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise (Nevada) . Owner is the Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel and Resort Inc. , the operation of Alex Yemenidjian's Armenco Holdings is executed.


In addition to hotel rooms and casino areas, the Tropicana also offers 10,000 m² of space for conferences and trade fairs . The location, at the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard , is the place with the highest density of hotel rooms in the world. The hotel is located in the immediate vicinity of the MGM Grand Hotel , the New York-New York Hotel & Casino , and the Excalibur Hotel . The Tropicana has its own Tropicana Theater with 1,149 seats.


The original part of the hotel with the Garden Rooms was built in 1957. The Paradise Tower opened in 1979, along with the Tiffany Tower and Tiffany Theater . In 1986 the 21-story Island Tower was added.

In May 2006 Tropicana Entertainment LLC bought Tropicana Hotel & Resort Casino from Aztar Corporation for $ 2.1 billion. The acquisition was approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission in November 2006 and completed in December of that year.

On May 15, 2009 the Las Vegas Sun reported that Canada's Onex Corporation was planning to buy the hotel. Alex Yemenidjian , who previously worked for MGM, was won as managing director .

In August 2009, a $ 165 million project was announced to renovate the Tropicana. This renovation is scheduled to take place in three phases and be completed in April 2011. The hotel has been completely overhauled since 2011.

In April 2015, the hotel was taken over by the North American casino operator Penn National Gaming for 360 million US dollars.

Special shows

The Folies Bergere show , one of the longest-running revue shows of all time , has been running in the Tropicana since December 24, 1959 . It was discontinued without replacement on March 28, 2009, shortly before its 50th anniversary. Siegfried and Roy made their Las Vegas debut as part of the show in 1967.

Use in movies

Web links

Commons : Tropicana Las Vegas  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Equity firm plans to take over Tropicana
  2. Arnold M. Knightly: THE STRIP: Historic Tropicana poised for pricey renovation . In: Las Vegas Review-Journal . 
  3. Penn Agrees to Buy Tropicana Las Vegas for $ 360 Million., April 29, 2015, accessed September 21, 2016 .

Coordinates: 36 ° 5 ′ 59.9 ″  N , 115 ° 10 ′ 19 ″  W.