A ‘Grand’ gesture: Downtown resort strives to deliver value back again to Vegas: Journey Weekly

Paul Szydelko

Countering the perception that Las Vegas is shedding its image as a price desired destination, Downtown Grand is touting various prospects for visitors to get a excellent offer.

The 1,124-home property’s “Welcome Back again to the Downtown Offer” consists of totally free parking for hotel company, gaming prospects and dining clients a Nathan’s Famous sizzling pet and draft Pabst Blue Ribbon for $2 a PBR and a shot of Evan Williams bourbon for $3.50 and a a few-system lunch specific at the Triple George Grill for just $20.

In stark contrast to the Strip and even some other downtown properties, the on line casino delivers lower table minimums for blackjack, roulette and craps. You can find even a $25 get-in blackjack match at 3 p.m. each and every Thursday. Winners get a minimum of $250 for to start with location, $150 for next and $100 for third payouts raise dependent on the quantity of players.

Several elements were previously in spot but weren’t staying promoted, stated Andrew Economon, standard manager at the Downtown Grand, who famous the casino would not make a penny off the blackjack event.

“The lessen restrictions for enjoy on the casino flooring have been form of a significant deal, and no one was paying awareness to it,” Economon claimed. “So I began bundling all these items alongside one another. And I stated this is good we require to incorporate a pair a lot more issues to this to actually round it out.”

The sizzling puppy and beer unique is a throwback to a Strip property that when offered a half-pound, 99-cent warm doggy, Economon reported. Reduction leaders that were being once commonplace have become significantly exceptional in Las Vegas during the final 10 years — what he phone calls the “accountant period of the Strip,” when pricing units started to replicate finance section imperatives much more than the visitor experience.

“Anyone began squeezing every little thing and attempting to get the most out of it,” he said, noting the onset of parking service fees on the Strip in 2016. “Then we begun viewing how

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