Nation | Tribe: Seminole Tribe of Florida
3400 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Hard Rock International bought The Mirage in Las Vegas in Dec. 2021 for $1.08 billion. Hard Rock plans to rebrand the property, renovate the casino, and build a guitar-shaped hotel tower at the front of the property along the Las Vegas Strip. The completion date is 2025.
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In a press release Dec. 13, 2021 Hard Rock International announced the purchase of The Mirage Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. The property will be renamed and rebranded as the "Hard Rock Las Vegas".
Hard Rock is owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Hard Rock Las Vegas will be the third tribal-operated casino in Las Vegas. In March 2021 the Mohegan Tribe opened the Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Then in May 2021 the San Manuel Indians from California purchased the Palms Casino Resort. That deal will finalize in the first half of 2022.
Seminole Tribe of Florida
The Seminole Tribe of Florida acquired the Hard Rock brand in March 2007. Today Hard Rock International owns and operates 14 casinos in the U.S., Canada and the Dominican Republic. The Hard Rock brand has been licensed around the world to 250 restaurants and hotels in 74 countries.
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July 17, 2022
Hard Rock International announced it will open a guitar-shaped hotel on the Strip in Las Vegas in 2025. The hotel will replace the famous volcano area in front of the Mirage Casino as part of the plans to rebrand and renovate The Mirage property. Hard Rock purchased The Mirage last December along with the right to continue the Mirage name for up to three years.
The opening date for the hotel was included in a press release this week regarding a guest satisfaction study for 2022. Near the bottom the press release states: "Looking ahead, Hard Rock also recently announced property expansion in Las Vegas, set to open in 2025, and Athens in 2026."
There was no date mentioned for the start of the hotel construction. The renovation of the casino is also expected be completed by 2025. No details about the casino have been released. A temporary closure of the casino might be necessary.
January 26, 2022
Hard Rock International will remove the famous volcano in front of the Mirage Casino as part of the remodeling project to rebrand the casino and add a guitar-shaped hotel along the Strip. Removal of the volcano was disclosed in a conversation with Hard Rock International Chief Executive Officer Jim Allen.
Under the terms of the purchasing contract with MGM Resorts International, Hard Rock is licensing The Mirage name and brand for up to three years as it transitions the property into a world-class Hard Rock destination.
"MGM will keep The Mirage name and brand, licensing it to Hard Rock for a few years as they finalize plans to rebrand the property."
- MGM Resorts International
January 25, 2022
Hard Rock International plans to build a guitar-shaped hotel along the Las Vegas Strip on The Mirage property it is buying from MGM Resorts. The hotel deisn will be similar to the guitar hotel at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, which opened in 2019 with 36 floors and 638 luxury rooms.
December 18, 2021
Hard Rock International announced an agreement Monday to buy The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2022.
Hard Rock Las Vegas
The Mirage will be rebranded "Hard Rock Las Vegas" and a guitar-shaped hotel tower will be built at the front along the Las Vegas Strip. No further details were announced at this time regarding Hard Rock changes and additions to the existing property.
Hard Rock International will buy The Mirage Hotel and Casino from MGM Resorts International for $1.08 billion. The land is owned by MGM Growth Properties, which is selling to VICI Properties for $17.2 billion. Hard Rock will make lease payments to VICi Properties.
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