Grand Opening Date Set for SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

Las Vegas Resort Opens Ahead of Schedule, August 23

 SLS Las Vegas Hotel & CasinoLas Vegas, Nev. – June, 17, 2014 – SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, the highly anticipated Las Vegas property by global hospitality leader sbe, will open its doors to the public on Saturday, August 23. Located on the iconic grounds of the Sahara Hotel & Casino, construction on The Strip's newest resort is wrapping ahead of schedule, allowing guests to experience the property earlier than its projected Labor Day Weekend debut.

"It's such an honor to be part of a dedicated team working around the clock to help bring our vision to life," said Robert Oseland, President and COO of SLS Las Vegas. "Today we're turning on our lights and the countdown officially as we prepare to welcome guests at SLS Las Vegas one week ahead of schedule."

SLS Las Vegas broke ground in February 2013, employing thousands of local tradespeople. Upon opening, SLS will be the newest resort to open on the Las Vegas Strip in nearly five years and will bring more than 3,000 jobs to Las Vegas.

Moving forward, SLS Las Vegas' impressive new marquee will build anticipation as it counts down the number of days until the property welcomes its first guests. The property's 10,000-square-foot, four-sided marquee stands approximately 88 feet high by 47 feet wide, illuminating the North end of The Strip. Featuring Daktronics LED video technology, the sign contains more than 12 million LEDs and 4 million pixels for standout quality.

Daktronics partnered with Vision Sign, one of Nevada's largest and most experienced electric sign companies, to manage the installation of the SLS Las Vegas' outdoor video display.

With its opening date set, SLS is now accepting room reservations for stays beginning August 23. Dining reservations for Bazaar Meat by José Andrés, Cleo, Katsuya, Ku Noodle and The Griddle Cafe are also available.

"After two years of collaborating with a world-class culinary team, that includes a collection of some of the most talented chefs on the planet, we're proud to now be taking reservations and welcoming our guests for what we believe is an unrivaled dining experience," added Matt Erickson, Senior Vice President of Restaurant Operations for SLS Las Vegas.

For reservations and additional information, visit www.slsvegas.com.

About SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is an all-encompassing resort and casino with more than 1,600 guest rooms and suites in three distinctive towers, 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, and a collection of sbe’s acclaimed restaurant and nightlife brands. Opening August 23, SLS Las Vegas provides an approachable experience featuring multiple unparalleled nightlife offerings including a reinvention of the popular live music hotspot, The Sayers Club, the edgy and sophisticated nightclub and lounge, Foxtail, and the 20,000-square-foot mega-club, LiFE. Additionally, SLS Las Vegas offers an impressive selection of dining concepts including Bazaar Meat by José Andrés, Katsuya, Cleo, Umami Burger, Ku Noodle, 800 Degrees Pizza, The Griddle Cafe, The SLS Buffet and The Perq. The property also hosts a 10,000-square-foot Fred Segal retail experience and a sports book operated by global gaming leader, William Hill. For more information about SLS Las Vegas and to stay connected to the latest developments with the property, visit slslasvegas.com. Connect with SLS Las Vegas on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

About SBE

sbe is a creative hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hotels, restaurants and nightlife. Through exclusive partnerships with cultural visionaries, sbe is dedicated to delivering the best in design, culinary and entertainment. Already a proven leader in the hospitality and real estate industries, sbe has over 80 properties currently operating or in development, and has expanded several of its flagship brands including SLS Hotels, Katsuya, The Bazaar by José Andrés and Hyde Lounge nationally and internationally. Founded in 2002 by Chairman and CEO Sam Nazarian, sbe is a privately held company. More information about sbe can be obtained at sbe.com, or by downloading the sbe App.