A "hard hat tour" is one of the easiest gimmicks available to keep a casino construction project in the spotlight.
It starts with a fancy invitation sent by a public relations firm to members of the media.More ...
There are high-hopes for the Gold Spike. If the renovations are any where near what Jackie Gaughn did for the El Cortez, the Spike is going to be a great stop. I caught on late to the attraction of the Gold Spike, but there was no better place to be than the blackjack table when the sun was coming up. Hopefully, though, they don't take too much of the seediness of the place.
But there might not be enough money for that to happen.