Carson Nugget is a hotel and casino located in Carson City, Nevada. Richard Graves opened the Carson City Nugget casino on March 1, 1954 and opened a second one in Sparks, Nevada on March 17, 1955. At that time the casinos were known as the Sparks Nugget; the Carson City Nugget was one of Nevada's largest and most prosperous casinos when Graves sold it to Richard E. Pogue and Chester H. Armstrong in September 1956. Graves kept the Sparks Nugget. After Pogue died, the Carson City Nugget was sold to a group of six purchasers for $525,000 in December 1958; the group including three Adams brothers who would manage the casino. The Adams family no longer runs the Carson Nugget; the casino was sold in 2015 to the CEO of M1 Gaming in Reno. The casino and restaurants occupy nearly 30,000-square-foot and an 80-room hotel is located across North Carson Street. Official website
Club Cal Neva
Club Cal Neva is a casino and former hotel located in Downtown Reno, Nevada. The 36,454 square feet casino has 849 slot machines, 41 table games, 3 poker tables and a race and sports book. Club Cal Neva is one of the most historic casinos in Northern Nevada, having held its presence in Downtown Reno through all of its monumental changes over the years. Club Cal Neva opened on March 30, 1962 as a club held by the gaming magnates of the time, it has avoided closure by expanding into the sports betting industry. Its sports book was one of the most profitable in the state and racked in millions per year via satellite participants. In April 2011 William Hill PLC purchased Cal Neva's race and sportsbook division for a whopping 39 million; the Club Cal Neva has expanded over the years. From 2002 to 2004, Club Cal Neva held a lease to the 16 story Virginian Tower which held 125 rooms, it was connected to the Club Cal Neva Casino, the owners declined to renew the lease in 2004 and the hotel was closed, it has not been reopened since October 23, 2004.
That same year, Club Cal Neva purchased the old Nevadan tower across the street, it was once its own independent hotel and casino first opening in 1982 as the Onslow Hotel, it closed shortly thereafter and remained dormant until the owners of the Riverboat decided to merge it into their hotel and casino before it closed in 2001. It sat empty before Club Cal Neva purchased it and poured thousands into a major refurbish, it remained Club Cal Neva's hotel until it was sold to Siegel Suites on February 5, 2015. Other notable changes to Club Cal Neva, a parking garage was added in 1996 and more gaming space around this same time. Today, Club Cal Neva remains one of the last remaining open casinos of Reno's nostalgic beginnings and is popular, it plays title sponsor to many notable Reno events the now famous "La Tomatina en Reno", a spin-off of the tomato fights in Spain, it drew a turnout of more than 10,000 people in its first run. Club Cal Neva has 4 restaurants. Official website
MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa is a hotel and casino located in Stateline, Nevada. It is operated by Eldorado Resorts; the property includes a 438-room hotel on a 21-acre site. It is the home to the Ciera Steak + Chophouse; the entire property underwent a $25-million remodel in 2015, with all guest rooms, the casino, 1,200-seat showroom, exterior being upgraded. The casino first opened in 1978 as the Park Tahoe, built by Park Cattle Co; the building was designed by Daniel, Johnson & Mendenhall and constructed by Del E. Webb Corporation. Caesars World took over the next year under a 25-year lease, with options to extend it another 50 years. Caesars agreed to spend $40 million to complete construction of the hotel portion of the property, renamed as Caesars Tahoe Palace and simply Caesars Tahoe. In line with the Caesars name, the property was remodeled with a Roman theme; the hotel was known for its entertainment offerings, over the years playing host to Dean Martin, Mac Davis and Tony Bennett. In its years, its showroom was graced by Rosie O'Donnell and many other headlining comics and big names.
Celebrities like Michael Jordan, Randy Quaid, Kenny Rogers would play in the casino. Caesars was the host hotel and title sponsor of the American Century Championship golf games at nearby Edgewood Golf course every July, until 2004. After Caesars sold the hotel in 2005, the title sponsorship and host switched to Harrah's/Harveys Casinos. In its earlier years, Caesars Tahoe was home to title fights from championship names. Caesars Entertainment sold the resort in June 2005 for $45 million to Columbia Sussex, owner of the nearby Horizon Casino, it was one of a series of sales made by Caesars and Harrah's to avoid anti-trust issues with their proposed merger. Columbia Sussex rebranded the property as MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa in May 2006. After the bankruptcy of Columbia's gaming businesses, MontBleu became part of the reorganized Tropicana Entertainment in March 2010. MontBleu and the Horizon appeared as the Nomad Hotel, during the Ceasars-to-MontBleu transition, in the 2007 film Smokin' Aces.
In 2018, Tropicana Entertainment, including the MontBleu, was acquired by Eldorado Resorts. Official website
The Border Inn is a motel on the Utah/Nevada border in Baker, Nevada on U. S. 6/U. S. 50. It is located near Great Basin National Park; the motel offers round-the-clock service and the regular hours are 12:00 am - 11:59 pm from Monday to Sunday. This motel is unique because while the motel rooms are in Utah, on Mountain Time, the office and casino are in Nevada, Pacific Time; the motel serves as the housing facilities for the seasonal park rangers of the nearby Great Basin National Park. List of motels Border Inn Border Inn Location in Baker, Nevada
The Montage Reno
The Montage Reno is a high-rise residential building in Reno, Nevada. The building was converted into a condominium tower from 2006 to 2008, after 30 years as a hotel and casino, it was connected to Fitzgeralds Reno by a sky bridge. It is owned and operated by ST Residential LLC; the separate Virginia Street casino operated from 1955 until 1978 as the Primadonna. The main hotel/casino, on North Sierra Street, connected by an airwalk was opened in 1978 as Sahara Reno, owned by Del Webb; the Virginia Street location was opened as Siri's Casino in 2014. In 1981, the Sahara Reno became the Reno Hilton renovated in 1992 and became the Flamingo Hilton Reno. In 2000, Hilton declined to renew its licensing agreement with the Flamingo brand, the Flamingo Hilton Reno became the Flamingo Reno, returning to the original brand formed in the 1940s in Las Vegas; the 602 room hotel-casino made a profit until its corporate owner Park Place Entertainment, owned by a subsidiary of Hilton Hotels, decided the resort was no longer profitable in a declining gaming market.
They decided to close the property on October 21, 2001. The property was sold soon after closing to Vista Hospitality LLC of New York who pledged to renovate and reopen the hotel-casino; the new name—Golden Phoenix Reno—was announced in early 2002. The property's hotel reopened in April 2002; the hotel-casino property operated as a hotel, with one restaurant open, until the official hotel-casino grand opening in the Summer of 2003. Prior to the casino grand opening, in 2002, the movie The Cooler was filmed at the Golden Phoenix. Chicago real estate developer Fernando Leal put a bid in to buy the hotel-casino. Leal won his bid, announced plans to convert the hotel-casino property into "The Montage" following a $170 million investment that would take the hotel property down to its concrete support columns, rebuild condominiums based on the original platform. Leal closed the Golden Phoenix Hotel Casino Reno on December 6, 2005 and his crews began gutting the hotel building in Spring of 2006; the Montage Reno was completed in April 2008.
Leal envisioned The Montage Reno as a flourishing condominium resort with a signed lease for Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and the other retail pad planned for the high-profile Cafe Med. Both would fall out, and as a result, Leal would hand the completed project back to its lender to avert a foreclosure disaster in December 2008. The Montage is now owned by Chicago-based ST Residential, a subsidiary of Starwood Assets and Holdings, a global company; the property is still marketed as a condominium resort with Reno's most exclusive condo amenities such as a 24-hour doorman, resort style pool deck, owners lounge and top grade finishes. Official website
Red Garter Casino
Red Garter is a hotel and casino located in West Wendover, Nevada just west of Rainbow. As of January 2009 it employed 155 people. Red Garter was a smaller casino with a connecting Super 8 motel adjacent to it. Red Garter began operation in 1983. In 2004 Holder Hospitality Group purchased the casino from Full House Inc. and retained its current management and staff. Due to the recent economy, the gambling industry has had major losses. In January 2009, it was announced that the Red Garter was to be closed on March 3. However, the casino remained continued operations under the Holder Group. On February 19, 2010, the Holder Hospitality Group filed for bankruptcy protection for the Red Garter Casino; the following Tuesday, February 23, 2010 the casino was sold to the owners of the Wendover Nugget casino. The primary owner is David A. Ensign, the half-brother of Senator John Ensign. Red Garter underwent renovations in 2010 and now offers 9 single deck Royal Match Blackjack tables, 1 Double Zero Roulette, 1 Three Card Poker table, 1 Craps table.
An entire new slot floor has been added in the past months featuring a new players card system and ticket in/out systems. The interior of the casino has had major improvements, including a new Hotel registration desk, a new Gift Shop, new restrooms, new carpet throughout the casino
Casino Fandango is a hotel and casino located in Carson City, Nevada. It has 40,891 square feet of gaming space, it is operated by Olympia Gaming. It opened on July 31, 2003. In 2010, the Casino Fandango won the award for the Premier Entertainment Destination in Carson City by the Nevada Appeal Readers' Choice awards; the complex owned by the Casino Fandango includes a digital movie theater, five restaurants, four bars, a performance stage, a three-story parking garage, the casino itself. Adjacent to the complex is a Marriott International Courtyard Hotel; the casino includes a large race and sports book owned by William Hill. As of December 31, 2018, Casino Fandango ceased offering pari-mutuel wagering, leaving nearby Bodines as the only remaining casino for off-track betting in Carson City. Official website