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The last tower of the iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino is about to be reduced to rubble during an overnight implosion on the Las Vegas Strip. The demolition of the Monte Carlo tower is planned for ...

Final Riviera casino tower set for overnight implosion

August 15th, 2016

The last tower of the iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino is about to be reduced to rubble during an overnight implosion on the Las Vegas Strip. The demolition of the Monte Carlo tower is planned for ...

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