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Think Casino Mogul: Silver Legacy Declares Bankruptcy

While in the middle of saving the world, one casino jurisdiction at a time, the great and powerful MGM's partially owned downtown Reno resort Silver... » continue


What Is In The Bill's Tahoe Safe?

During demolition of the former Bill's in Lake Tahoe as it becomes a CVS a rather large safe has been found concealed in hidden wall.... » continue


Hash House A Go Go at Harrah's Reno!

In case you thought Reno closed down, guess again. Harrah's Reno is opening an outpost of the much hearalded Hash House a Go Go!... » continue


Game Over: Bills Lake Tahoe Closing January 4th

I can't say I'm all that surprised, or even that sad, but one of our favorite dive joints the Reno/Lake Tahoe area, Bills Lake Tahoe,... » continue


Lost Horizon

Tropicana Entertainment has given up the lease on Horizon Lake Tahoe, formerly the Sahara Tahoe. Sahara Tahoe was the place where Elvis used to... » continue


Peppermill Reno Buffet Is Smokin!

The Island Buffet at the Peppermill Reno is smokin - ... » continue


Foreclosed : Historic Cal-Neva Lake Tahoe

Oh brother. The not-so-great, yet extremely historic Cal-Neva has been foreclosed upon. The property is currently in 'receivership' which means that CalNeva's lenders have handed... » continue


Luck Runs Out At Fitzgerald's Reno

32 years since it's opening, Fitzgeralds Reno has closed forever. Current owners L-3 properties plan to turn it into a "boutique hotel." At least it's not going... » continue


JPMorgan Subsidiary Buys Grand Sierra Resort (the old Reno Hilton)

Reno's Grand Sierra Resort, aka the Reno Hilton aka Ballys Reno aka MGM Grand Reno, has been sold for the second time in three years. The... » continue


Fitzgeralds Reno Closing November 30th

Time to stick a fork in Reno, another casino is closing. The owners of Fitzgeralds Reno - located at the base of the famed... » continue


New Feature Posted : Montbleu Lake Tahoe : The RenoTripping Review

Just a little note to folks tuned into our RSS feed that we just posted a review of Montbleu Lake Tahoe over on RenoTripping.... » continue


Reno Dealers Busted For Cheating

Here's a little tale of warning... casino cheating - particularly if you are a dealer - is a way bad idea. Two casino dealers, one at... » continue


Surf Lake Tahoe

Summer season in Lake Tahoe is beginning to wind down but there's still chance to hit the waves! Uh... right... there are no waves in Lake... » continue


Elvis Suite, Now At Horizon Lake Tahoe

The Horizon in Lake Tahoe has recently refurbished it's Elvis Presley Suite in funky Graceland style decor. This re-pimping of the King's involvement... » continue


Circus Reno offers Freebs to Aloha, ATA Airlines Passengers Stuck Holding Tix

In a move that is amazingly generous, Circus Circus Reno (which is a helluva lot better than their Vegas counterpoint) is offering free rooms to... » continue


The Party Is At Harveys, Unless You Happen To Get Shot In The Face

The quaint lovely mountain gambling mecca of Lake Tahoe, nestled in the mountains on the Nevada-California state line tore a page from Las Vegas' playbook... » continue


More Casino Layoffs, Now Cal-Neva Tahoe

Almost half of the employees at the have been laid off. A spokesman for the casino says the layoffs were caused by normal slowing of business... » continue


More on The Return of Reno

The Reno Gazette Journal has another article today outlining some of what the city has done to improve things in the downtown casino district. ... » continue


Will 2008 Be The Year Reno Makes A Comeback?

The Reno Gazette Journal has posted an article in which they discuss the outlook of Reno's casino and tourism business for 2008 and beyond. ... » continue


Tis The Season To Go Purse Snatching, Fa-La-La-La-Laaa at the Peppermill

Hank Williams, no relation to the three generations of country/alt country pioneers, was busted in Reno on Monday, carrying a womans purse. No, Mr. Williams... » continue


Fitzgerald's Reno To Finally Get New Ownership

The long belabored story of Fitzgerald's Reno's slow rise from bankruptcy to near abandonment may be drawing to a close. The Nevada Gaming Commission will be... » continue


$800M Casino Coming to Sparks/Reno Marina

Olympia Gaming, builders of the Southern Highlands Casino Resort Spa on the Vegas strip south of Mandalay Bay, has announced that they will be building... » continue


Murky Future for Reno Casinos

The United States casino industry has grown from a $10B industry in 1982 to an $85B industry in 2006. While gaming has exploded on... » continue


Hero: Charles Barkley Treats Lake Tahoe Firefighters to Dinner

Normally arrogant ex-basketball star Charles Barkley is planning to take 100 Lake Tahoe firefighters out to dinner in appreciation for their heroic duties during the... » continue


Two North Lake Tahoe Casinos Sold

Two of the smaller Lake Tahoe area casinos in Crystal Bay, Nevada have been sold to Tahoe Based Boulder Bay LLC. Boulder Bay LLC didn't disclose... » continue


Reno/Sparks JA Nugget To Do $12M Worth of Room Upgrades

The mighty John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks (Reno adjacent) announced a $12 Million dollar upgrade to 600 rooms (20k a pop!) to start in October... » continue


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