Some five weeks after having its plan for the under-construction Legends Bay Casino venue approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission and casino operator Olympia Gaming has reportedly detailed that the new venue is set to open from August 30.
According to a Wednesday report from the Reno Gazette-Journal newspaper, the casino coming to the Outlets at Legends shopping mall in the northern Nevada city of Sparks is to be the area’s first new gambling-friendly venue in over two decades. The premiere is to purportedly be followed by a special September 2 fireworks display to cap a 15-year journey that began when Olympia Gaming purchased an almost two-acre plot of land adjacent to the 45-unit retail unit.
Las Vegas-headquartered Olympia Gaming is an entity of local property developer Garry Goett’s The Olympia Companies concern and reportedly already runs the Casino Fandango property in the nearby community of Carson City. The enterprise purportedly explained that its 80,000 sq ft Legends Bay Casino venue will also sit alongside the 100-room Hampton Inn and Suites and Residence Inn by Marriott hotels and feature a casino offering an array of 650 slot and video poker machines as well as gaming tables with roulette, craps, keno and multiple versions of poker.
Reportedly read a statement from Goett…
“It’s an honor and a privilege for us to open the first new casino in northern Nevada in a very long time. We have been working tirelessly to bring this project to life for many years.”
To add to its attractiveness and the coming Legends Bay Casino is to moreover reportedly be the first property of its kind in northern Nevada to feature a Cirsa Sports-branded sportsbook. This amenity will purportedly come complete with 18 stadium-style seats alongside several banquet booths and high-top tables with punters additionally able to watch all of their favorite sporting action via several 60-inch television screens and a giant Daktronics video board.
As if all of this wasn’t enough and Olympia Gaming reportedly divulged that its Legends Bay Casino venue is to furthermore host a selection of restaurants including the Duke’s Steakhouse, LB Grill and Craft 55 outlets. Court Cardinal serves as the casino operator’s Regional President and he purportedly noted that these are to be complemented by a ‘a food truck hall’ and a trio of bars while frequent punters will be able to enjoy access to a rewards program linked to the analogous scheme from the nearby Casino Fandango property.
A statement from Cardinal reportedly read…
“We found a grandfathered gaming license in Sparks that was actually movable from one location to another. So, we purchased that gaming license. One thing I’ll tell you is that it’s been a long time coming.”