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… Continue Reading MGE Opening Shop in Vegas

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