·The early days of Caesars Palace which opened for business on the 5th August, 1966.
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Caesars Palace, under construction and newly opened. Las Vegas, 1966. Jay Sarno set a new standard on the Las Vegas Strip with the opening of Caesars Palace. Sarno and investors built the hotel-casino with $35 million lent by the Teamsters Central States Pension Fund, but were pressured to sell in 1969 when a Federal Organized Crime Task Force uncovered organized-crime links to the casino managers.
Caesars Palace Celebrates 50th Anniversary in Las Vegas
Synonymous with Las Vegas itself, this summer the world-renowned Caesars Palace® in Las Vegas is marking its 50th anniversary with a Summer of Caesars celebration beginning Friday, June 17 and extending throughout the year. The festivities will be highlighted with a weekend of celebration Aug. 5-6, 2016. The anniversary celebration will feature exciting sweepstakes, giveaways, a self-guided historical walking tour and photo exhibit, an interactive social photo experience, special room packag...