Vegas bids farewell to yet another classic hotel/casino, this time, the New Frontier, which opened in 1942 — originally called Last Frontier. Video after the jump.

In the place of this pile of ashes, by 2011 a phoenix will rise in the form of the Plaza, an $8 billion luxo-palace complex on the Vegas strip that will specialize in fleecing those who don’t understand the difference between possibility and probability

[via GizmodoLAtimes]