What happens next? Well, the Las Vegas Review-Journal is reporting the project will continue, just with a new name.
The Caesars source said construction would continue and other aspects of the redevelopment, including turning Bill’s into a $185 million luxury hotel with 188 rooms, a rooftop nightclub and pool area created by Victor Drai, and a restaurant from television cooking personality Giada De Laurentiis.
So, basically, everything is pretty much staying the same, minus the name. Although, there go our hopes of an exhale spa. Meantime, for some, Bill's will always be Barbary:
While Caesars executives brainstorm on a new name (we're sure they'll appreciate your suggestions down below), what we here at VegasChatter want to know is -- will we see this again on the south end of The Strip? MGM Resorts' deal with Morgans Hotel Group to bring The Delano name to Vegas has seen a host of delays with an opening now pushed to next year. The official
blame reason is due to heavy convention business, but really? Really? Let's just say we read HotelChatter and our money would have been on this happening on the south Strip first.
(Renderings: Caesars Entertainment)