Plaza Hotel & Casino to open Las Vegas Club Sports Gallery, Nov. 3
Las Vegas, Nev. – The Plaza Hotel & Casino will celebrate the grand opening of a special pop-up gallery on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. featuring the numerous sports themed items that once decorated the iconic Las Vegas Club Hotel & Casino.
The memorabilia pop-up gallery and store officially opens to the public at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, with a special grand opening event for the general public that includes a drawing to win one of the historic pieces.
Hundreds of sports related items will be available to the public to view and purchase. The diverse collection includes items ranging in price, starting at $25, and vary by sport. Items include a signed Michael Jordan North Carolina Tar Heels basketball jersey; a framed Pete Rose #14 Montreal Expos jersey, flanked by a photo of the baseball great as a Philadelphia Phillie and his official Cincinnati Reds baseball card; two official seats from Comiskey Stadium in Chicago; and an autographed bat collection from the 1946-1958 World Series games.
“For many years, the Las Vegas Club was a sports fan favorite in downtown Las Vegas,” said Jonathan Jossel, CEO of the Plaza Hotel & Casino. “At the Plaza, we celebrate the history of Las Vegas and wanted to share this vast collection of sports memorabilia with the general public. With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, this pop-up gallery is a great opportunity for those looking for sports memorabilia that also was a unique piece of Las Vegas history.”
Beginning Nov. 4, Las Vegas Club Sports Memorabilia Gallery will be open from 3 to 11 p.m., seven days a week.
The Plaza Hotel & Casino will donate 10 percent of every sale in the gallery to the UNLV Libraries Special Collections that collects unique, historical materials documenting the development of Las Vegas, its significant role in gaming and entertainment and as an urban landscape in 21st century America.
About the Plaza Hotel & Casino
Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, the Plaza Hotel and Casino combines a vintage Rat Pack attitude with modern styling for the ultimate Vegas experience. Built in 1971 on the site of the original Las Vegas railroad depot, the Plaza boasts 1,003 rooms and suites recently renovated with custom-designed Mark David furnishings, a 500-seat classic Vegas showroom with nationally recognized entertainment, and a variety of dining venues led by the modern meets Rat Pack styled Oscar’s Beef-Booze-Broads steakhouse in the iconic Dome overlooking the Fremont Street Experience. The Plaza has more than 500 slot machines and nearly two dozen table games on its 80,000 square foot casino floor, downtown’s largest Race and Sports Book with 75 flat screen televisions, downtown’s only Bingo Hall, and 30,000 square feet of ballroom and meeting space. For more information, please visit: www.plazahotelcasino.com
Amy E. S. Maier