Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will replace the Hard Rock Hotel after a complete renovation of the property. (Courtesy Virgin Hotels Las Vegas) Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment will operate gaming when the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas reopens as Virgin Hotels Las Vegas in 2020 after an eight-month renovation. Virgin Hotels, founded by entrepreneur Richard Branson in 2010,  announced last year that it had bought the famed rock ‘n’ roll-themed hotel, which sits adjacent to the storied Vegas Strip. Branson said at the time that his vision is to reconceptualize and revitalize the sprawling 5-acre property by upgrading the interior and the exterior, including the famous Hard Rock pool, home of the infamous Rehab pool parties. “MGE has a multiyear agreement to operate the 60,000-square-foot gaming space,” said Tom Cantone, senior vice president of sports and entertainment for the company. “The Mohegan Tribe will be the first Native American Tribe […]
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