Elvis Presley performing at the then-International Hotel, now the Westgate, right back in 1969. His estate is now suing the casino to rescue priceless memorabilia, which it says will be held hostage in a legal dispute.
The Elvis Presley estate is suing the former Global Hotel, now the Westgate, a hotel that is off-strip casino when the famous performer played 100s of sold out programs, which it claims is holding many for the King’s treasured personal possessions hostage.
While Elvis was historically renowned for summarily ‘leaving the building’ after nonstop applause and calls for encores back in his performance days, his memorabilia is currently very much stuck inside the building at the Westgate.
The estate filed a lawsuit Monday in Clark County District Court in a bid to recover the precious artifacts lent to the Westgate casino last year in what could be called a ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ moment.
Included in these are many of Elvis’ original stage outfits, their famously jewelry that is ostentatious and some letters, as well due to the fact TV remote from their Graceland mansion. April these items all were part of the much-feted, yet ill-fated, ‘Graceland Presents Elvis’ attraction, launched at the Westgate last.
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The Westgate may well not be the best-known of Las Vegas’ casino resorts today, however it has a history that is big Sin City.
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