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Today’s Random Las Vegas Trivia We’re Not Making Up

Last updated: May 10, 2013 at 4:57 pm. Posted by in Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels. Comments Off on Today’s Random Las Vegas Trivia We’re Not Making Up.

The Last Frontier hotel-casino opened in 1942, and was one of the first casinos on The Strip. Believe it or not, at one time, the hotel transported guests to and from the airport in a horse-drawn stagecoach.

Back in the day, you could tip limo drivers in chaps. Or something.

Back in the day, you could tip limo drivers in chaps. Or something.

In 1955, the Last Frontier became the New Frontier. In 1967, it was re-named just Frontier. In 2007, the hotel became vertically challenged. Specifically, it was imploded.

Here’s another little tidbit that might help win you a bar bet, someday: The New Frontier was the site of Elvis Presley’s first appearance in Las Vegas, in 1956.



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