Following more than a year of work and northern Nevada reportedly now has its first new gambling-friendly venue in over two decades courtesy of Tuesday’s official grand opening of the 80,000 sq ft Legends Bay Casino property.
According to a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the enterprise from Olympia Gaming began welcoming guests earlier the week following the conclusion of a special VIP-only party attended by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and featuring shrimp cocktails and glasses of champagne. The two-acre operation in the small city of Sparks purportedly sits alongside the 45-unit The Outlets at Legends shopping mall and will be looking to raise its local profile even further tomorrow evening via a special fireworks display.
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 company purportedly disclosed that its new Legends Bay Casino venue offers a selection of approximately 600 slot and video poker machines alongside gaming tables with keno, roulette, craps and multiple versions of poker.
Reportedly read a statement from Sisolak…
“Our iconic casino gaming industry isn’t just on the Las Vegas Strip, it’s statewide. This is a great moment for people across the state to see what northern Nevada has to offer and bring more tourists to ‘The Silver State’.”
Adjacent to the 100-room Hampton Inn and Suites and Residence Inn by Marriott hotels, the Legends Bay Casino enterprise reportedly also houses a trio of bars and a number of restaurants including Craft 55, LB Grill and Duke’s Steakhouse outlets while looking to satisfy on-the-move patrons with ‘a food truck hall’. Court Cardinal serves as the Regional President for Olympia Gaming and he purportedly disclosed that frequent punters are to be additionally given access to a rewards program linked to the analogous scheme at his company’s Casino Fandango property.
As if all of this wasn’t enough and the new Legends Bay Casino venue reportedly furthermore hosts a Cirsa Sports-branded sportsbook via a deal with the operator behind similar sports wagering lounges already situated inside five Nevada casinos encompassing The Pass Casino, Golden Gate Hotel and Casino, The D Hotel and Casino, Circa Resort and Casino and Tuscany Suites and Casino properties. This amenity purportedly comes complete with 18 stadium-style seats in addition to high-top tables and several banquet booths with punters able to watch all of their favorite sporting action via a giant Daktronics video board and several 60-inch television screens.
Derek Stevens serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Circa Sports and he reportedly told the newspaper that his company had been ‘immediately interested’ in partnering with the Legends Bay Casino venue and was even able to be ‘involved with the design’ of its new sportsbook. The experienced figure purportedly finished by pronouncing that the project subsequently ‘all kind of came together’ to create a property that is in ‘the perfect location at the perfect time’.
Cardinal reportedly stated…
“On a scale of one to ten, this partnership is a 20. To work with those guys, to have their team here, to have Derek with us from the ground floor on this. We’re going to be able to provide something that no other casino in northern Nevada is going to be able to provide and that’s all because of Circa Sports.”