Faiss Foley Warren Public Relations & Government Affairs, Las Vegas, NV

Mob Bar opens today on Repeal Day

LAS VEGAS, NV — Fifth Street Gaming, led by CEO Seth Schorr and his partner, Jeffrey Fine, announced today the opening of MOB BAR at 201 North 3rd Street, Las Vegas, 89101. The December 5th opening is historically significant as the 78th anniversary of Repeal Day, the day the 18th Amendment was repealed, ending Prohibition and giving Americans the constitutional right to celebratory drink.

According to Schorr, whose company is also overseeing the redevelopment and management of Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino (formerly Lady Luck Casino Hotel), MOB BAR signals the official rebirth of Downtown3rd (the area surrounding Downtown Grand, Mob Museum and the future Zappos HQ) as the first newly completed venue. “The opening of MOB BAR, along with the redevelopment of Lady Luck and the impending opening of The Mob Museum, are transforming this area of downtown,” said Schorr.  “This is an exciting time to be part of the downtown renaissance, and we are proud to play a major role in enhancing Downtown3rd as a major hub of entertainment and hospitality for both locals and tourists.”

MOB BAR replaced the Sidebar space next to Triple George, the highly popular downtown power lunch spot also managed by Fifth Street Gaming. MOB BAR’s renovation included a complete re-design both inside and out – all with a 1920’s Supper Club theme. MOB BAR employees are dressed in period style, and even the glassware is reminiscent of the era. Even the menus were created using handmade paper on a hand press which is consistent with the method of the 1920’s.

MOB BAR’s mixologist created an authentic drink menu “The Hard Stuff,” featuring such cleverly named drinks as “Made” Mojito, Shakedown, The Usual, Brass, Wise Guy and Tommy Gun. Good Eats include value-priced and substantial appetizers such as Spaghetti & Meatball Bites ($5), Chicken Parmesan Sliders ($6), Clams Casino ($7), Shrimp Spiedini ($9) and Caprese Salad ($6). In addition, guests are able to order food from the regular Triple George menu next door.

“Prohibition was a significant day in Mob history, so it’s a great day to re-open and celebrate our new identity.”

MOB BAR is open Monday through Saturday from 4pm – Midnight.  For more information, visit www.mobbarlv.com .

About Fifth Street Gaming:

Fifth Street Gaming (FSG) is a Las Vegas, Nevada-based casino management company led by CEO Seth Schorr.  Founded by Schorr and his partner, Jeffrey Fine, Fifth Street Gaming is comprised of executives from Wynn Resorts, MGM International and the Golden Nugget Corporation.  FSG has partnered with CIM Group to redevelop, reprogram, and reopen the former Lady Luck Hotel and Casino.  Through affiliates, the principals of Fifth Street Gaming own and operate four Las Vegas gaming locations.

About CIM Group

CIM Group is a leading real estate and infrastructure investment firm that since 1994 has systematically and successfully invested in dynamic and densely populated communities throughout North America. CIM Group draws on its experienced team of real estate, investment and finance professionals to identify and pursue investment opportunities in three primary strategic categories: repositioning and development projects in established and emerging urban areas; well-positioned operating properties in transitional districts; and infrastructure. CIM manages three distinct portfolios, including opportunistic, stabilized and infrastructure funds, each of which are diversified by geography and type of property within that risk profile.  Headquartered in Los Angeles, CIM maintains regional offices in New York, the San Francisco Bay Area and Bethesda, Maryland.  For more information, please visit www.cimgroup.com.

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Melissa Warren, 702-528-6016 or
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