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Lions And Tigers And One Really Long Bar, Oh My!

Where: 301 E Fremont St. [map], 89101
October 19, 2012 at 3:18 PM | by | ()

Caution Yankees fans, you may as well stop reading now.

Detroiters in Vegas now have a bar, a very long bar, to call their own -- LONGBAR at the D Las Vegas.

During a visit to the D on Saturday night (the first ALCS game between the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees) we couldn't help but notice LONGBAR was packed three to four people deep with rowdy Tigers fans (see video below). On Thursday, the Tigers swept the Yankees to reach the World Series.

It makes sense that LONGBAR would be filled with fans of the Tigers, Lions, Pistons and Red Wings variety since the "d" in the D stands for Detroit (among other things) in honor of its owner's hometown. Aforementioned owner, Derek Stevens, promised the bar would air all Detroit games during the D's opening earlier in the week. The hotel is also home to the first out-of-state location for Detroit's famous American Coney Island restaurant.

The only question now is whether Spartans and Wolverines will coexist peacefully in one bar. Must be why they made it so long.

Archived Comments:

Baccarat fun at the D

Their baccarat table ($25 minimum bet when I was there) is located right there with all the other tables so one can enjoy the dancing girls and the music. A party atmosphere is not the usual for baccarat. I was pleasantly surprised with how much fun baccarat was at the D. They were also only charging 4% commission on winning banker bets. Other Fremont Street options for baccarat are the Golden Nugget at $25 minimum bet and El Cortez at $5 minimum bet but neither offer the almost-party-pit atmosphere of the D while playing baccarat. Neither Binion's nor the Plaza are currently offering baccarat.