Playboy Club at Las Vegas casino to close in June

AP News

3/16/2012 2:31:40 PM - AP News
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say the Playboy Club at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas will close in June.Casino and N9NE Group spokesman Larry Fink said Friday that an announcement will be made in coming weeks about a new club in the space at the high-rise casino just west of the Las Vegas Strip.No reason was given, and no firm date was set. But a statement says the casino and Playboy Enterprises were parting amicably to seek "new brand opportunities in Las Vegas nightlife."The club at the Palms opened in October 2006, with characteristic Bunnies dealing cards.It represented the first Playboy Club since patriarch Hugh Hefner closed the last one in 1988 in Lansing, Mich.Others have opened since, including in Macau, Cancun and London.