The Republic National Life Insurance Company purchased the hotel at a Maricopa County sheriff's auction in June 1976, under the terms that Gustafson had until December 10, 1976 to pay a $2,044,800 purchase price for the hotel and an approximate penalty of $180,000, if Gustafson failed to pay before the deadline the sheriffs office was to give Republic the deed. Based on Mary Jane Carr's novel Children of the Covered Wagon, the film starred Fess Parkerand George Reeves. The building has had quite a few owners in its time, beginning with G. L. Johnson in 1927, who sold it to Charles V. Bob and August Heckscher in 1928 while still under-construction. According to the Westward Ho, Suttles could not provide funding to close the deal, and escrow was terminated in September 2003. Winslow Daily Mail [Winslow, Arizona] Feb 16, 1927, page 6 - Phoenix - The actual construction of the new Roosevelt hotel will comence February 21. Westward Ho Hotel and Casino was a casino and hotel located on the Las Vegas Strip in Winchester, an unincorporated area of Clark County in the U.S. state of Nevada.  A water fountain inside the casino poured water down a pyramid of champagne glasses. , Inside the casino, the prevalent color scheme was brown and green, emphasizing the brass and Dark Oak fixtures. rendered into modern english.  The Ho closed on November 25, 2005.  Later that month, Voyager Entertainment International announced an agreement with Centex to build a giant Ferris wheel as part of a master-planned resort to be built on the Westward Ho property. While other casinos on the Strip featured table minimums at $5, $10, or $25 minimums, "The Ho" often had table minimums as low as $1, which made it popular with avid gamblers as well as locals.  Marty Allen and Karon Kate Blackwell performed a comedy show at the Westward Ho during 1996. 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Following the transfer of ownership, the hotels future name was changed from Roosevelt to Westward Ho. , Frank Zarro, the president of American Pastime, had no immediate plans for the Westward Ho, although he planned to eventually acquire or build a Las Vegas golf course that could potentially be integrated into the Westward Ho property. That month, owner Gary Tharaldson planned to propose a $1.8 billion mixed-use project with 1,000 condo hotel units, 600 condominium units, 600 hotel rooms, an 80,000 sq ft (7,400 m2) casino, and 200,000 sq ft (19,000 m2) of retail space.  The Westward Ho was owned and operated by Dean Petersen, along with his siblings, Faye and Murray Petersen. In September 1928, Charles V. Bob of New York City purchased all issued and outstanding shares of the Pacific Hotel Company from G. L. Johnson, complete financing of the hotel was transferred to Bob, including construction, furnishings, and equipment. This article is about Elizabethan stage play. When the camera pans south to the right you can see the Heard Building in the foreground with its antenna, which was often confused to be the Westward Ho antenna. As of January 2005, The Ho's lounge area was used for karaoke contests.  In June 2004, a new musical show called "Shake, Rattle and Rock" was introduced in the Westward Ho's showroom – known as the Crown Room – for a two-month period, as part of the Fabulous '50s Doo-Wop Dinner and Show. "New Roosevelt Hotel In Phoenix Uses Brass Pipe" Winslow Daily Mail [Winslow, Arizona] Aug 24, 1927, page 4, "To Resume Construction Of Roosevelt Hotel Soon" The Daily Arizona, "Award Contract For Hotel At Phoenix" Winslow Daily Mail [Winslow, Arizona] Apr 29, 1928, Ford, George O. Westward Ho is an early Jacobean-era stage play, a satire and city comedy by Thomas Dekker and John Webster that was first performed circa 1604. "New York Man Takes Over New Roosevelt Hotel" Winslow Daily Mail [Winslow, Arizona] Sep 1, 1928, page 1, "Weekly South-West News Items" The Bulletin [Casa Grande, Arizona] January 1, 1927, page 2.