SAHARA Las Vegas hosts United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at all-new Azilo Ultra Pool Sunday, Sept. 26

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 1, 2021) – Meruelo Group welcomed members of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) at the all-new immersive Azilo Ultra Pool at SAHARA Las Vegas Sunday, Sept. 26. As one of the first events at the new venue, members from around the country enjoyed a look at the stunning, lush pool deck and beautiful new ultra-lounge while receiving a warm welcome from leaders of Meruelo Group, a proud Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).


Noteworthy guests in attendance included USHCC President and CEO Ramiro Cavazos, Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce Chairman and COO Darrel Sauceda, Arizona Hispanic Chamber President and CEO Monica Villalobos, California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce President and CEO Julian Canete, Maryland Hispanic Chamber Chairman Marco Avila, Latin Chamber of Commerce Nevada President Peter Guzman, and actress Angelica Vale, among others.


Leaders from the Meruelo Group included Alex Meruelo, Founder of Meruelo Enterprises and owner of SAHARA Las Vegas and Grand Sierra Resort & Casino; Alexis Meruelo, Chief Purpose and Vision Officer for Meruelo Group; Xavier Gutierrez, President and CEO of the Arizona Coyotes; Otto Padron, CEO and President of Meruelo Media; Luis Armona, Principal Owner of Meruelo Enterprises; and Elizabeth Martinez, Vice President of Government Relations and Business Development for Meruelo Enterprises.


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About SAHARA Las Vegas

SAHARA Las Vegas is an all-encompassing resort and casino with 1,615 guest rooms and suites in three distinctive towers – including the AAA® Four Diamond Alexandria Tower, more than 85,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, Azilo Ultra Pool, two rooftop pools and a collection of acclaimed restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. The inviting casino occupies 60,000 square feet and features approximately 600 of the latest slot and video poker machines, 50 classic table games, Infinity – a premium gaming lounge, The Poker Room at SAHARA Las Vegas and a sports book operated by global gaming leader, William Hill. An impressive selection of culinary and cocktail offerings includes Bazaar Meat by José Andrés™, named “Best Restaurant in Nevada” by Business Insider; CASBAR Lounge; Uno Más; Prendi; The Tangier; Zeffer’s and more. In 2021, SAHARA Las Vegas looks forward to welcoming an array of exciting new dining concepts, including famed Philadelphia sports bar Chickie’s & Pete’s; The Noodle Den from renowned Chef Guoming “Sam” Xin; and James Beard award-winning Chef Shawn McClain’s Ballo. SAHARA Las Vegas is also proud to serve as home to MAGIC MIKE LIVE Las Vegas presented by Channing Tatum. SAHARA Las Vegas players can also enjoy the perks of an Infinity Rewards membership, a joint loyalty program between SAHARA and its sister property Grand Sierra Resort and Casino Reno, that gives players the opportunity to earn and redeem rewards across both destinations. SAHARA Las Vegas is a minority-owned business certified by the Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council. For more information, please visit and stay connected on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.



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