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Paris Las Vegas

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The Paris Las Vegas casino
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The Paris Las Vegas casino

Paris Las Vegas is a hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA owned an operated by Caesars Entertainment. As its name suggests, its theme is the city of Paris in France; it includes a 1/2 scale replica of the Eiffel Tower, and a neon sign in the shape of the Montgolfier balloon, and small versions of the Arc De Triomphe, La Fontaine des Mers, and the Paris Opera House.

At the rear of the properity is a Las Vegas Monorail station.

History

Opened September 1, 1999. The project was originally announced by Bally Entertainment, owner of the adjacent Bally's Las Vegas.

Building began under Hilton Hotels, which purchased Bally Entertainment in 1996; Hilton's casinos were subsequently spun off into Park Place Entertainment, which purchased Caesars World in 2000 and changed its name to Caesars Entertainment in 2004. When Hilton Hotels began the building, it was originally going to be called Paris Hilton, probably named after Mr. Hilton's daughter, but then they spun off the casinos and before Paris was open, it was changed back to the Paris Hotel and Casino.

At the time of its opening, the hotel ran amusing television advertisements throughout the United States implying that it had ensured the authenticity of its reproductions of Paris landmarks, culture and cuisine by looting the real city.

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