Las Vegas' First High-Rise Hotel Was Just Blown Up

Las Vegas Strip's Riviera Casino Goes out With a Bang

The Riviera Hotel and Casino – the Las Vegas Strip's first high-rise – exited the scene with a cinematic implosion, complete with fireworks.

Posted by ABC News on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Plans to build a new development in its place meant that the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas had to be demolished. Watch as the planned explosion happened last night.