Due to its size and the vast property the Riviera Hotel was scheduled for two separate implosions, one in June 14 and the other in August 16 The final tower of the Riviera hotel-casino come tumbling down during an implosion on Tuesday, Aug.
A classic mob joint, the Riviera's place in that seedy time is probably outranked by the Flamingo, historians said. Retrieved August 16, The Riviera, which opened inregularly hosted some of the biggest names in show biz. Chicago priest bestows blessing at Las Vegas shooting scene. I first Played at the Riviera Casino Back in ! A fireworks display erupted moments before the demolition. The casino's first headliner was Liberace.When I heard that the Riviera was to be imploded I had to go get footage for the vlog! The joint was 61 years. The Riviera's story Monte Carlo tower as well as the Strip-facing low-rise facade holding the casino floor were reduced to rubble in The once-famous Monaco Tower at the Riviera will be imploded next Tuesday as Las Vegas makes way for a bigger convention center.