Sahara

The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEOREG000005" title="North Africa" href="/topic/international/north-africa-PLGEOREG000005.topic">Sahara</a> hotel and casino's marquee sign displays a thank you note to customers during the casino's last day of operation in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101101011248" title="Las Vegas" href="/topic/us/nevada/clark-county/las-vegas-PLGEO100101101011248.topic">Las Vegas</a>, Nevada May 16, 2011. The Sahara, which opened in 1952 and was once a favorite venue for <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003706" title="Frank Sinatra" href="/topic/entertainment/music/frank-sinatra-PECLB003706.topic">Frank Sinatra</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003129" title="Dean Martin" href="/topic/entertainment/music/dean-martin-PECLB003129.topic">Dean Martin</a> and stars known as the "Rat Pack," was officially shuttered by its new owners SBE Entertainment Group. SBE chief executive Sam Nazarian, who bought the Sahara in 2007, has said the Sahara is no longer economically viable but has hinted at the possibility of some day reopening the 1,750-room hotel, distinguished for its Moroccan architectural motifs and onion dome.

( REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus / June 11, 2011 )

The Sahara hotel and casino's marquee sign displays a thank you note to customers during the casino's last day of operation in Las Vegas, Nevada May 16, 2011. The Sahara, which opened in 1952 and was once a favorite venue for Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and stars known as the "Rat Pack," was officially shuttered by its new owners SBE Entertainment Group. SBE chief executive Sam Nazarian, who bought the Sahara in 2007, has said the Sahara is no longer economically viable but has hinted at the possibility of some day reopening the 1,750-room hotel, distinguished for its Moroccan architectural motifs and onion dome.

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