Boomtown Reno

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Boomtown Reno
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Boomtown Casino & Hotel Reno.jpg
Location Verdi, Nevada, U.S.
Address 2100 Garson Road
Opening date April 21, 1964
Theme Old West
Number of rooms 318
Total gaming space 38,550 sq ft (3,581 m2)
Permanent shows Live Entertainment 7 days a week
Signature attractions Family Fun Center
Full Casino
Kampgrounds of America
Notable restaurants Baja Mexican
Bars and Lounges
Bistro 2100
Famous Lobster Buffet (formerly known as the Silver Screen Buffet)
Market Fresh Deli
Peet's Coffee & Tea
Sports Dog
The Original Mel's Diner
Owner M1 Gaming
Previous names None
Renovated in 1971, 1978, 1998, 2014
Website Official website

Boomtown Reno is a hotel and casino located in Verdi, Nevada, just west of the Reno–Sparks metropolitan area. It is owned and operated by M1 Gaming. The hotel has 318 guest rooms and suites, and the casino has a 38,550 square feet (3,581 m2) gaming area.[1][2] The property originally began as a truck stop in the mid-1960s serving travelers on Interstate 80 and gradually expanded into a full hotel-casino resort.

The resort is newly remodeled in contemporary motif and has full casino with slots, table games, sports book, poker and Keno. A 30,000 sq ft (2,800 m2) Family Fun Center features games for the whole family, including a motion theater, bounce house, Ferris wheel, carousel and a 9 hole miniature golf course. It is home to the World's Famous Lobster Buffet (formerly known as the Silver Screen Buffet). It is not known if the Silver Screen Buffet will be coming back.

On June 26, 2012, Pinnacle Entertainment sold the property for $12.9 million to M1 Gaming, the company of former Station Casinos executive Dean DiLullo.[3]

Previous owners of Boomtown Reno were former Reno mayor Bob Cashell (1968–1988), Boomtown, Inc. (1988–1997) and Pinnacle Entertainment, formerly known as Hollywood Park, Inc. (1997–2012)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Listing of Financial Statements Square Footage". Nevada Gaming Control Board. Retrieved March 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ Pearce, Ed (April 21, 2014). "Boomtown Marks 50 Years With Remodel, New Features". KOLO-TV. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ Stutz, Howard (June 26, 2012). "Reno's Boomtown Casino changes hands, but keeps its name". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved June 27, 2012. 
  4. ^ Snyder, Riley (April 25, 2014). "Boomtown's history celebrated in Reno". UNR Reynolds School of Journalism. Reno Gazette-Journal. Retrieved April 12, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 39°30′42″N 119°57′46″W / 39.51167°N 119.96278°W / 39.51167; -119.96278