The D’s Derek and Greg Stevens Purchase Las Vegas Club

Derek Steven holds court at Joe Vicari's Andiamo Italian Steakhouse. Photo by Jon Estrada.

Derek Steven holds court at Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse. Photo by Jon Estrada.

Fremont Street is set to receive a bit of Detroit-style hospitality at both ends. This morning, Jonathan Jossel, CEO of the Plaza Hotel & Casino and PlayLV, announced that the Las Vegas Club—formerly owned by The Tamares Group and operated by PlayLV—has been sold to a company owned by Derek and Greg Stevens, owners and operators of The D Las Vegas.

In an email statement, Jossel said that Tamares and PlayLV had been “working on various development prospects for the Las Vegas Club”—reportedly among them a drugstore and a plan to convert some of its rooms to luxury apartments—but selling the property outright proved a more attractive option.

Derek Stevens (pictured left) hasn’t yet announced his plans for Las Vegas Club, but a name change and full remodel seems likely, as does the application of a building-sized photo of a woman’s legs with one drooping foot. In the meantime, PlayLV will continue to run day-to-day operations at Las Vegas Club, so if you’ve got a thing for playing in doomed old-school casinos, better get down there now. D-construction is imminent.

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