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Chef Dan Coughlin’s 8 East restaurant to open at Circa Resort & Casino by Nikki Bowers of 8 News Now

Chef Dan Coughlin will open his highly anticipated pan-Asian eatery 8 East at Circa Resort & Casino two months ahead of schedule on October 28. Inspired by metropolitan Asian food markets, the dining destination will span Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Thai dishes in a hip, high-energy atmosphere punctuated by great music and rare spirits.

Circa Resort Wins Approval to Open in Las Vegas’ Glitter Gulch by Larry Henry of

“Circa Resort and Casino has cleared its final hurdle to begin operating next month as the first hotel-casino in 40 years built from the ground up in downtown Las Vegas. After hearing from owner Derek Stevens, the Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday unanimously granted licensing approval for the resort. Circa will begin operating in two phases. The casino portions will open Oct. 28. Many of the resort’s 777 hotel rooms will open before the end of the year, Stevens told the commissioners in a videoconference.


Circa Resort Casino licensed by the Nevada Gaming Commission by Violeta Prockyte of Gambling Insider

The Circa Resort Casino received approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission and was granted a license to open its doors to the public on October 28. The Nevada Gaming Control Board initially approved the casino for licensing on September 9, and the vote on September 24 was unanimous. The casino’s owner Derek Stevens has several other venues in the State, including the D Las Vegas and the Golden Gate. Stevens said: ‘Circa is about moments and we’re going to create moments.’


Virgin Hotels Las Vegas and Circa Casino Openings On Track by Andrew O’Malley of

“The Circa Resort & Casino is the first facility to be built from the ground up in downtown Las Vegas in about four decades. After successfully obtaining a license from the Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday, the Derek Stevens-owned property plans to open its doors to the general public on October 28, two months earlier than originally expected.


Circa Authorised To Unveil ‘World’s Biggest Sports Book’ Next Month by Josh Stewart of Inkedin

For the Circa Resort Casino, the first all-new hotel-casino to open for 40 years in downtown Las Vegas, the Nevada Gaming Control Board has green-light a soft opening on October 28. John Moran Jr., Chairman of the Gaming Commission, said he was pleased to endorse the opening of the casino, which would debut about two months before the rest of the hotel, as it will provide Las Vegas and Nevada with a boost. The Commissioner for Gaming, Deborah J. Fuetsch, added: ‘In a crazy year like 2020, this is a positive. Something new and exciting is what we need down in Las Vegas.’


WATCH: Circa Resort & Casino debuts national commercial ahead of Oct. 28 opening by Rocky Nash of 8 News Now

Today, Circa Resort & Casino, Las Vegas’ first adults-only casino-resort – debuted a national television advertisement during the Major League Baseball Wild Card Series. Starring Circa’s CEO and Founder, Derek Stevens, the spot celebrates the property’s upcoming October 28 opening, marking the first ground-up casino project to open in Downtown Las Vegas in 40 years.


Circa Resort & Casino To Make A Big Splash In Vegas by Jennifer Kester of Forbes

“Expect big things when Circa Resort & Casino opens in downtown Las Vegas October 28. The 1.25-million-square-foot property will house the world’s largest sportsbook. It will debut Nevada’s longest indoor bar and Fremont Street’s longest outdoor bar. Circa also will have Stadium Swim, a multi-level, amphitheater-like complex with six pools and two spas.


1 location in Circa will allow under-21 guests, Stevens says by Richard N. Velotta of Las Vegas Review-Journal

“Everybody knows Derek Stevens plans to open his Circa resort as a 21-and-older property. What most people don’ know is that there will be one location in the downtown Las Vegas property – Barry’s Downtown Prime restaurant – where under-21s will be able to go. Stevens told the Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday that chef Barry Dakake negotiated in his lease with Circa the exception that enables him to bring younger guests to the restaurant.”


Tasty Tuesday with Melinda Sheckells | Sept. 29, 2020 by KTNV Las Vegas

“Chef Dan Coughlin of Le Thai is opening 8 East at Circa Resort & Casino on October 28. Tasty Tuesday recently took an exclusive bite out of the new pan-Asian menu that Coughlin is developing with creative dishes and rare spirits from Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean and Thai cuisine.


Circa Resort Airs National TV Ad to Promote October Opening in Downtown Las Vegas by Larry Henry of

“A nationwide television ad for Circa Resort is airing this week in hopes that it will attract visitors to the adults-only hotel-casino soon to open on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas. The 30-second spot starts with a woman lifting the window shade at her seat on a commercial aircraft, gazing at the Las Vegas lights below. Circa owner Derek Stevens briefly appears in the commercial. ‘I love this city,’ the voice-over states. ‘It’s always reinventing itself.’

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