|It had to be done. Despite the lack of serving
artifacts and its questionable taste, the sci-fi
themed ORBIT INN & CASINO deserves its
own page on this site, brochures and all!
If you swing on over to the KDWN-AM page
you'll hear one of live broadcasts that took
place during its grand (re)opening night.
I remember visiting this place later and was
oddly impressed with its cheap, cheesy and
elaborate sci-fi decor. In spite of its small
space, I was quite impressed with it and it
easily rivaled Vegas World's own gambling
I'm sneaking in a couple of postcards; one
from my collection and another from
|ABOVE: I suspect the above postcard was produced after their late 70's
"grand opening" BELOW: ....and I'm guessing this one was before that
|POSTSCRIPT: The Orbit changes
many hands and names since the 80's
and was finally torn down in the
mid-2000's. The property is
currently in good use at the home of
the Las Vegas Container Park.