Reno's Eldorado voted luckiest place to gamble
August 30, 2016 3:00 AM
by H. Scot Krause
Founder, Don Carano, opened The Eldorado Hotel Casino in Reno in 1973. Today the Eldorado has earned its highly-regarded reputation by emphasizing good old fashioned family values.
Over the years the company has grown becoming Eldorado Resorts, Inc. after its merger with MTR Gaming Group in 2014. The acquisition of the Silver Legacy and Circus Circus in Reno in the fall of 2015 now brings the total to seven properties operating in five states. The others are The Eldorado in Shreveport, Louisiana, Mountaineer in Chester, West Virginia, Presque Isle in Erie, Pennsylvania, and Scioto Downs in Columbus, Ohio.
While there is no universal slot club at present, several clubs are combined. The flagship Eldorado in Reno is linked with the one in Shreveport through Club Eldorado, a five level club offering corresponding rewards.
The Eldorado Reno has been voted Luckiest Place to Gamble in several Best of Reno polls and features an 81,000 square foot casino gaming floor, over 1,200 of the latest slot machines, video poker, reels and progressives, 100-plus table game favorites including craps, blackjack, baccarat, roulette and more. They also offer a race and sportsbook and live poker room with plenty of action.
The Silver Legacy in Reno is also a five-level tiered slot club called Legacy Star Rewards. Located in the heart of downtown Reno, the Silver Legacy is connected via skywalks to the Eldorado and Circus Circus Reno. Silver Legacy features 1,400 slot machines ranging from penny to $100 progressive jackpots like Megabucks, Wheel of Fortune and Buffalo Stampede; 63 table games, including blackjack, single, double deck or six-deck shoe; 16 Pai Gow poker tables with Fortune Bonus Bet and Progressive Pai Gow poker; plus craps, baccarat and roulette.
Circus Circus in Reno offers players the One Club. Every time you play with your One Club card, you are earning comp dollars and points that can be redeemed for free meals, hotel stays, special events, tournaments and concerts.
The casino offers over 900 slots and video poker machines with all of the latest and most exciting games, a race and sportsbook featuring an impressive HD video wall amid numerous flat screens, and pari-mutuel wagering on all of America’s top tracks. They claim “One Club Members receive the most generous slot club benefits in Reno.”
Mountaineer, Presque Isle and Scioto Downs all utilize the four-tiered InClub. The 70,000-square-foot gaming area at Mountaineer features, 2,100 slots, 39 table games and a dedicated poker room with 12 tables, blackjack, roulette, craps and more.
Mountaineer is home to the $750,000 West Virginia Derby every August, featuring comfortable simulcast wagering while watching racing action from across the United States.
Presque Isle features more than 1,500 of the latest slot games, 33 table games, blackjack, craps, progressive action play Pai Gow poker, 3-Card Progressive, Spanish 21 and mini-baccarat.
Scioto Downs offers over 2,100 of the latest Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) games in a modern 117,000-square-foot gaming space, from penny’s to high-limit with $10, $25 and $100 games. The racino offers a wide variety of bets, progressive to multi-link with 24-hour gaming action, exciting daily promotions and tournaments. A harness racing tradition for over 50 years, the grandstand and clubhouse accommodate 11,000 fans, with year-round simulcast action from across the country. The Courtyard Smoking Patio offers 60 VLT games, a fire pit with lounge seating, and radiant heaters.
For more information about all Eldorado Resorts properties, amenities, shows and casino promotions, visit online at: http://www.eldoradoresorts.com/