Updated: Peep These SLS Interior Photos
Update: added another photo of the casino floor below.
A few weeks before VT10, me and the Admrial were invited to take a behind the scenes tour of SLS. Perfect timing? Obviously.
The invitation came with red tape and some suggestions as to where and how we were to discuss the tour experience. As expected, there would be NO photography allowed.
I've been on a bunch of these pre-opening tours. Some - a tour of Encore with Roger Thomas himself - were mind-bending. Others - a tour of Encore with Jerry Beale - sucked. Other great tours included wandering around Cosmopolitan with the VT staff, Dr. Dave and Hunter guided by Cosmopolitan PR boss Amy Rosetti and touring back of house at Wynn with former Wynn COO Andrew Pascal and former Encore COO (and current SLS boss) Rob Oseland. Throughout all of these pre-opening PR experiences, the best experience was when ARIA let us wander the entire property unattended.
My plan for VT10 weekend was to get loaded and gamble with my friends with a side order of shooting the VIMFP trailer and recording an episode of The Vegas Gang podcast. Thusly, I inquired with SLS about having available VT staffers and/or a small cadre of VT10 attendees attend instead, giving SLS the opportunity to directly pitch their wares to them without any interloping on my behalf. They declined and so did I.
Hey look. SLS employees have been posting a ton of photos of the interiors on Instagram!
A countdown clock, so employees know how long they have to wait till opening.
"Bazaar Meat" by Jose Andres. There's a joke in there somewhere...
Here's SLS's ripoff of Travelocity's Roaming Gnome called SLS Sam posing at what might be the casino cage's unexciting signage.
The Admiral described this (I'm paraphrasing) as some of the ugliest casino carpet he's ever seen. If I wasn't reserving judgment, I might agree.
Update: more recent pic of carpet.
This is a hallway that leads to Life night club.
Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book. There are NO substitutions.
A four pack of three signs - Foxtail x2, The Sayers Club and Ku Noodles (formerly known as EB-5 noodles)
Another four pack - Griddle Cafe, 800 degrees, Umami and Bazaar Meat.
Some ceiling stripes at Foxtail!
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Big thanks to VT VP of Research Mac78130 for the stuff.
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