el cortez SINCE 1941
80 Years in business
On November 7th, 2021, El Cortez Hotel Casino celebrated 80 years of operation.
El Cortez is the longest continuously-operating hotel casino in Las Vegas and is the only hotel casino on the National Register of Historic Places. It opened in 1941 before the U.S. got involved in World War 2. With a storied history, Bugsy Siegel and the Mob even owned it for a brief time.