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Resorts World Las Vegas opens to excited fanfare

Posted at 12:52 AM, Jun 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-25 17:47:04-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A whole new “world” is finally here on the Las Vegas Strip. The highly anticipated Resorts World opening to the public on Thursday night. It’s the first major casino resort to open on the Strip in more than a decade.

The opening of Resorts World was off with a bang.


“I’ve been waiting a long time to say this “Welcome to Resorts World!” said Scott Sibella, Resorts World president.

The sprawling 117,000-square-foot resort is bringing new retail and food options.

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Visitors crowded around the District, which houses many high-end shops and restaurants. You can even get ice cream if you so desire. The abundance of choices already impressing guests.

“People if you dream it, you can build it. You cannot dream what is inside these walls. It is so magnificent. It is so phenomenal,” Gov. Steve Sisolak said.

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It comes at a time as business is rebounding in Las Vegas. Gov. Sisolak praising the work done to make the resort a reality.

“There is no better project to keep people working. We built the stadium, a convention center and a magnificent hotel because construction workers went above and beyond,” he said.

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Resorts World executives confident the dice will roll in their favor as a new era begins on the Las Vegas Strip.