Elvis Presley performing at the then-International Hotel, now the Westgate, straight back in 1969. His estate happens to be suing the casino to save priceless memorabilia, which it says is being held hostage in a legal dispute.
The Elvis Presley estate is suing the former Global resort, now the Westgate, a hotel that is off-strip casino in which the famous performer played 100s of sold out shows, which it claims is holding many regarding the King’s treasured personal belongings 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.
In just what could be called a ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ moment, the estate filed a lawsuit Monday in Clark County District Court in a bid to recover the valuable artifacts lent to the Westgate casino this past year.
These include many of Elvis’ initial stage outfits, their famously ostentatious jewelry, and some letters, as well whilst the 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 vegas’ casino resorts these days, however it features a big history in Sin City.
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