LAS VEGAS - Golden Nugget Las Vegas will start taking reservations for its highly anticipated new hotel tower beginning Aug. 1, which is planned to open Nov. 20.

The $150-million Rush Tower will become the newest addition in the Golden Nugget.s vast renovation and expansion projects, which has totaled more than $300 million, and will increase the property.s already unrivaled hotel, gaming and dining options.

"This is a fantastic opportunity for the Golden Nugget and our guests," said Tilman Fertitta, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Landry.s Restaurants, Inc., which owns the property. "Rush Tower will provide our visitors with the latest in luxury accommodations, while continuing to offer the first-class customer service already delivered by our iconic Las Vegas property."

Rush Tower will add nearly 500 guestrooms and suites to the Golden Nugget.s already wellappointed room options. With new guestrooms ranging from 439 square feet to one-bedroom parlor suites at 1,326 square feet, the new tower will offer exquisite room options for any occasion or visitor. All rooms will be non-smoking and feature upgraded pillow-top mattresses, feather down comforters, 42" plasma televisions and contemporary décor. Plus with its prime location, the new tower offers many rooms with incredible views of the Las Vegas strip and several others with a wonderful view of the Golden Nugget pool, The Tank, voted one of the ‘Top Ten Pools in the World. by Forbes Traveler.

"With the Rush Tower guestrooms being at least 20 percent larger than the property.s current standard North and South Tower rooms, sure to be a popular choice for our guests," added Fertitta. "Then you add the modern furnishings and slick amenities and this new tower will certainly keep the Golden Nugget at the top of resort choices in Las Vegas."

The Rush Tower, however, isn.t only boasting exceptional accommodations. The new tower will also bring with it a new dining experience, a Chart House Aquarium restaurant. Based on Landry.s Restaurants popular nationwide eateries of the same moniker, but adding a 50,000-gallon tropical aquarium, the Chart House Aquarium restaurant will offer signature Chart House menu items as well as many specialty dishes unique to the Golden Nugget location. The amazing aquarium centerpiece will provide a great atmosphere for visitors to gather and relish, while enjoying their meal, and will also be visible from Rush Tower.s impressive lobby area.

A new intimate swimming pool with 6 plush cabanas and covered lounging areas will also be a part of the new tower and will adjoin the third floor of The Tank pool.

In addition to the new accommodations, restaurant and pool, the Rush Tower will also expand the Golden Nugget.s casino offerings, adding more table and slot games, as well as bring three new retail venues, including a jewelry shop and high-end apparel boutique to the property. All this, plus a luxurious new reservation desk, porté cochere and valet, and a million-dollar landscaped entrance at First Street and Carson Street, Rush Tower will certainly further the Golden Nugget.s standing as the crown jewel of downtown Las Vegas.

"We are very excited to open the new Rush Tower at the Golden Nugget," said Fertitta. "We are confident it will be very well-received and expect an extremely positive response from visitors making their future Las Vegas vacation or business arrangements."

For more information on the Golden Nugget Las Vegas, or to book your stay in the newest Rush Tower, visit or call (800) 634-3454.