What’s happening with shuttered Eastside Cannery hotel-casino in Las Vegas?

What’s happening with shuttered Eastside Cannery hotel-casino in Las Vegas?

Article brief provided by Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • McKenna Ross, Las Vegas Review-Journal
January 23, 2024 8:08 PM
  • McKenna Ross, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Eastside Cannery remains closed, almost four years after the COVID-19 pandemic forced its doors shut, and operator Boyd Gaming has shared few public plans for the Boulder Highway site.

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Security stationed at the property’s driveway and the property’s marquee directs customers to Sam’s Town about a half-mile north.

Boyd representatives did not respond to requests for comment. The last public discussion of the property was in July 2022 during an earnings call with Wall Street.

“We’ve consistently thought about it in the context of demand,” CEO Keith Smith said in response to an analyst’s question. “At this point our view is that, we’ve been able to kind of leverage the benefit of Sam’s Town Las Vegas which is near Eastside Cannery and until we see perhaps more demand or something else to suggest we should consider reopening in Eastside Cannery, for now it will remain closed.”