Fitzgeralds Casino & Hotel changing to D Las Vegas by fall 2012

Fitzgeralds Casino & Hotel in downtown Las Vegas reported that it is undergoing a transformation to become the D Las Vegas Casino Hotel, scheduled for completion in fall 2012.

The new name is accompanied by renovations. Upon completion, the D will introduce daily live entertainment; one of Vegas' only two-level casinos; 638 remodeled rooms and suites; and two bars - the Longbar and the D Bar - situated in the casino and on the Fremont Street Experience, respectively.

When done, the Longbar will be the longest bar in Nevada, stretching the length of the casino.

The D will have a two-story casino. On the first-floor contemporary casino, to be offered will be the latest in slots and table games, Dancing Dealers, 10x odds on Dice, and all Blackjacks pay three to two. The second-floor vintage Vegas casino will be home to coin-operated slots and sigma derby.

The property also has newly remodeled rooms and suites with such amenities as pillow-top mattresses, flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations, and wired and wireless Internet access.

Other amenities include an entertainment venue, the Fremont Street Experience, which features the world's biggest video screen; "Marriage Can Be Murder," an interactive comedy and murder-mystery dinner experience; and food and beverage venues Don B's Steakhouse and Courtyard Grill.

The property also has approximately 8,000 square feet of events space, including a ballroom and four break-out rooms.

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