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Ep. 12 – Esme Gonzalez, Queen of the Casino

Plaza’s Director of Casino Marketing, Esme Gonzalez, joins the gang to share stories from her career — from being a bad**s overnight front desk manager to running the ‘Plaza Rewards’ program and the property’s casino hosts. Along the way: some very memorable promotions – for very different reasons!  Hosted by: Lisa Melmed Co-Hosts: Jonathan Jossel, […]

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Ep. 11 – Derek Stevens and big changes downtown!

Derek Stevens, owner of The D and Golden Gate, shares how a successful Detroit auto parts manufacturer turned his love for Las Vegas into owning two casinos. Derek and Jonathan Jossel also discuss what’s happening right across Main Street: Circa, the most ambitious project that downtown has ever seen. Hosted by: Lisa Melmed Co-Hosts: Jonathan Jossel […]

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Ep. 10 – Vital Vegas, lover of all things Las Vegas

Scott Roeben, the man behind one of the top Las Vegas blogs, Vital Vegas, is our guest for an extensive conversation about the joys of Downtown, the history of the blog (and Scott), and his hopes for the entire area when it comes to recovering from the shutdown.  Hosted by: Lisa Melmed Co-Hosts: Jonathan Jossel, Russell Aaron, […]

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Ep. 9 – We’re Back!! (Almost)

The Plaza is ready to re-open on Thursday, June 4th. Jonathan, Lisa, Gary and Russ share all the details about what to expect when you visit.  Hosted by: Lisa Melmed Co-Hosts: Jonathan Jossel, Russell Aaron, Gary Vickery  Subscribe / Leave A Review Email The Show: podcast@plazahotelcasino.com

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Ep. 8 – Ryan Doherty

We go “on location” to Fremont East, and talk to longtime Las Vegas businessman Ryan Doherty. He’s the owner of Corner Bar Management, which operates several bars in downtown Las Vegas.  Hosted by: Lisa Melmed Co-Hosts: Jonathan Jossel, Russell Aaron, Gary Vickery    Subscribe / Leave A Review Email The Show: podcast@plazahotelcasino.com

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Ep. 7 – Joe Asher

We welcome the CEO of William Hill US, Joe Asher. William Hill is the largest sports book operator in the country, and is our sports book partner at Plaza.  Joe and Jonathan Jossel talk about the history of Plaza sports books, and Hill’s efforts to become a presence in states that have legalized sports betting.  […]

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Ep. 6 – Shut It Down!

What’s it take to close a building that never closes? Plaza CEO Jonathan Jossel takes a deeper dive into the final hours before we shut our doors on March 17th. Lisa Melmed shares the challenge of helping check every single room at closing. And Jonathan answers more email and social media questions, as he, Lisa […]

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Ep. 5 – We’re Back… Sort Of

Jonathan, Lisa, Gary and Russell have connected from their homes for this episode. They share how they’re coping these days, and what’s happening at the Plaza during the closure. Jonathan also talks about the 2011 shutdown in which the property underwent a major upgrade. And he tells tales about two floods that hit the Plaza.  […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Blackjack

It’s one of the most popular gambling card games in the history of cards. Whether you’re looking to make a buck or two your next trip to downtown Las Vegas or learn the basics, we’ve got you covered with our ultimate guide to blackjack. If you’ve read our ultimate guide to bingo, you’ll want to keep reading to learn how to play blackjack. What Is Blackjack Blackjack is a card game with one or two standard decks played against a dealer. Often played with betting, the objective is to get as close to 21 without going over based on the

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The Best Downtown Las Vegas Podcast

Are you looking for something to pass the time? Something entertaining yet informational to fill your eardrums? We have you covered at the Plaza with one of the best podcasts Las Vegas has to offer. Discover the Downtown podcast that will feed your craving for the inside scoop about gaming, the growing arts scene, and everything in between.  The Best Downtown Las Vegas Podcast In January 2020, The Plaza Hotel and Casino present On the Corner of Main Street, a podcast about everything downtown Las Vegas and beyond.  Have you ever wanted to know the behind the scenes of some

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Comedy Works

The Comedy Works at The Plaza features live stand-up comedy every Thursday, Friday & Saturday night. Each week features a different line-up of world-class performers who have been seen everywhere from Netflix to The Tonight Show to Comedy Central.

FUEL YOUR SUMMERTIME FUN!

Book a 2 night stay using code GAS20 will get a $50 Gas Card! Travel by: August 27, 2020. Only available while supplies last

Welcome back to the Plaza – the place to be downtown and where vintage Vegas lives!

To celebrate and welcome our guests back, we are offering a special Old School Fun getaway package. Save on your next stay, upgrade your room, enjoy a daily food credit and get free slot play, book stay.

Your health and safety remains our top priority. We have implemented numerous safety protocols to align with federal, state, and local health guidelines. To learn more, click here.
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