The Monaco Tower at the Riviera Hotel and Casino crumbles to the ground during a controlled demolition, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Las Vegas. The casino opened in 1955 and was closed last year to make room to expand the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The Monaco Tower at the Riviera Hotel and Casino crumbles to the ground during a controlled demolition, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Las Vegas. The casino opened in 1955 and was closed last year to make room to expand the Las Vegas Convention Center. John Locher AP
The Monaco Tower at the Riviera Hotel and Casino crumbles to the ground during a controlled demolition, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Las Vegas. The casino opened in 1955 and was closed last year to make room to expand the Las Vegas Convention Center. John Locher AP

Las Vegas’ Riviera casino tower tumbles down with implosion, fireworks

June 14, 2016 08:46 AM