Elon Musk's Boring Company Has Two Las Vegas Casinos Asking for Tunnels

The iconic casinos Wynn Resorts and Resorts World Las Vegas have asked for Boring tunnels to connect with Las Vegas Convention Center.
Fabienne Lang

Elon Musk's Boring Company has already successfully dug two tunnels beneath Las Vegas for the city's Convention Center (LVCC) and is now being summoned to bore more tunnels for certain casinos. 

The Wynn Resorts and Resorts World Las Vegas have put forward their proposals alongside the Boring Company to Clark County for approval. 

If the projects go forward, unlike the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) tunnels, these casino-linking ones would require a fee from its users. 

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The news became known after Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom posted a map on Twitter, which outlined the proposed set of tunnels between the LVCC and the two casinos, the Wynn and the Encore, owned by Wynn Resorts. 

Following this, Wynn Resorts posted a press release last week stating its proposal for the project working alongside the Boring Company. Resorts World Las Vegas also said it shared its proposal online — both of which are waiting for approval. 

Similar to the LVCC underground project, these tunnels would transport passengers underground in Tesla vehicles. The roughly mile-long journey would be minimized to a short two-minute one. 

As per the proposals that the Verge has shared, with regards to the Wynn Resorts project, the casino and the Boring Company are looking to dig a 0.6-mile tunnel that would go from the Encore casino to the Silver Lot #2 parking lot at the LVCC. 

Resorts World and the Boring Company are proposing a 0.4-mile tunnel that goes between the new hotel casino across to one of the LVCC parking lots currently being used for its expansion. 

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Neither journey would include any stops and the passenger platforms on both ends of each project would be above ground. 


What would differ, however, between these journeys and the ones between the LVCC different zones, would be that passengers would have to pay a fee. Each trip would cost between $3 and 5$. It's roughly the same cost, or a little lower, than the current Las Vegas Monorail that goes between the LVCC and a number of casinos, but not the Wynn the Encore, or Resorts World. 

The companies would pay for the project themselves, and the two casino groups have stated that they are still negotiating the terms with the Boring Company. 

It looks like the future of Las Vegas will potentially see a number of people zooming underground in Teslas.

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