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On this Date: June 2, 1966 The Four Queens Hotel & Casino Opened in Downtown Las Vegas

June 2, 2015
4 Queens in downtown Las Vegas

4 Queens in Downtown Las Vegas

Construction began on the Four Queens Hotel and Casino November 16, 1964. The hotel & casino opened on June 2, 1966 in Downtown Las Vegas on Fremont Street. The casino is named after the builder Ben Goffstein’s four daughters, Faith, Hope, Benita, and Michele. It originally contained only 120 rooms and a 20,000 sq. ft. casino.

Today the casino occupies the entire block bordered by Fremont St, Casino Center, Third Street, and Carson Avenue. The hotel has 690 rooms and a expanded casino of 50,000 sq. ft. The Four Queens was also a partner in renovating the downtown area and creating the Fremont Street experience.

The Four Queens is currently by TLC Casino Enterprises, Inc.

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Daily Neon: Four Queens

October 17, 2011
4 Queens in downtown Las Vegas

4 Queens on the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas

Opened in 1966. The casino is named after the builder Ben Goffstein’s four daughters, Faith, Hope, Benita, and Michele. It originally contained only 120 rooms and a 20,000 sq ft. casino. It currently has 690 hotel room and a 40,000 sq. ft. casino.

Website: www.fourqueens.com
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Downtown Las Vegas “Glitter Gulch”

July 5, 2011

Fremont Street Experience “Glitter Gulch” (c.1999)
Located in downtown Las Vegas, also know as “Glitter Gulch” or the newly renamed Fremont Street Experience, this four block canopy is actually the largest lighted outdoor sign in the world.

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Plaza Hotel and Casino (originally the Union Plaza) across the street, Las Vegas Club and The Golden Gate (oldest casino in Las Vegas-1906 Located at 1 Fremont St.) with the famous $.99 Shrimp Cocktails.

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The Golden Gate, Golden Goose (Girls of Glitter Gulch- strip club), Las Vegas Club and the Coin Castle.

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The Golden Gate, Golden Goose (Girls of Glitter Gulch), Las Vegas Club and the Coin Castle.

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Sassy Sally’s, Pioneer Club, Horseshoe, and the Golden Nugget.

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Binion’s Horseshoe, home of the World Series of Poker, and the Elegant Golden Nugget. Note: in 2004, the hotel was sold, rename to Binion’s Gambling Hall and Hotel and the rights to the World Series of Poker was sold to Harrah’s.

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The 4 Queens, Fremont, Horseshoe, and the Golden Nugget

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The 4 Queens, Fremont, Horseshoe, and the Golden Nugget

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Downtown Las Vegas in front of the Four Queens and the Fremont

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The 4 Queens, and the Fremont Hotel

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Fitzgerald’s and Shopping

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Western Village and Trader’s Bill

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