First New Casino in Over 20 Years in Reno-Sparks Opens with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies, Festivities, and the First Roll of the Dice
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Sparks, Nev (August 30, 2022) – Legends Bay Casino has officially opened its doors and becomes the first new casino in northern Nevada in over 20 years. Tuesday’s opening celebration began with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Garry Goett, Chairman and CEO of Olympia Companies, and guests included Nevada Governor, Steve Sisolak and the Mayor of Sparks, Ed Lawson.
The event kicked-off with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting in front of the casino before celebrations continued with a Grand Opening party where Circa Sports CEO, Derek Stevens, presided over the opening of the regions only Circa Sports Sportsbook. Featuring live entertainment, and the opening of new restaurants and dining spaces, including Duke’s Steak House, LB Grill and the Food Truck Hall, Legends Bay Casino officially ushered in a new era for northern Nevada gaming at 8:00 p.m. PST with the first official roll of the dice.
“It has been a long road to reach this day and we couldn’t be prouder to be opening Legends Bay Casino in this great community. Our team worked incredibly hard, and we look forward to welcoming guests to the newest casino in the region in over 20 years,” notes Garry Goett. “The outpouring of support and excitement to see Legends Bay Casino open has been incredible,” he adds. “From the gaming floor to our new restaurants, to the guest service, to the LB Rewards program, our goal has always been to ensure that we are offering a distinctive experience unlike any other.”
The opening day was filled with celebration:
- “A Taste of Legends Bay Casino” Dine Around offering a flavor of the casino’s restaurant offerings
- Ribbon Cuttings – Legends Bay Casino/Circa Sports Sportsbook
- Live music, and local entertainers
The 80,000 square foot gaming and dining destination located at the Outlet at Legends, is a brand-new players paradise, featuring:
On the casino floor:
- Over 650 slot and video poker machines including the latest, most popular games and favorite pay tables
- High limit slot room
- 10 live table games
- Five blackjack tables including two single deck blackjack games and the popular Royal Match side bet
- Three Card Poker
- Pai Gow Poker
- Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em
- Live Keno including a million-dollar progressive game
- Circa Sports Sportsbook
“It takes an amazing group of people to open a property of this size and scope, and we are fortunate to have such a world-class team onboard,” says Court Cardinal, Regional President of Olympia Gaming, the operator of Legends Bay Casino and Casino Fandango in Carson City. “We are thrilled with the casino space, and we are also excited to showcase our new restaurants, our three signature casino bars, live entertainment and the best sportsbook in town, Legends Bay Casino truly has something for everyone.”
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About Olympia Gaming
Olympia Gaming is the gaming development division of Olympia Companies, whose subsidiaries and related entities include Casino Fandango in Carson City and Legends Bay Casino in Sparks. Voted the best casino in Carson City year after year, Casino Fandango features a wide variety of gaming, dining, and entertainment venues. The new Legends Bay Casino is the first casino built from the ground up in the Reno-Sparks metropolitan area in over 20 years. The property builds upon Olympia’s success in Carson City with the latest slots and table games, northern Nevada’s only Circa Sports Sportsbook, several original dining and bar concepts, as well as seamless access to the open-air shopping and dining at the Outlets at Legends and the adjacent Sparks Marina. In addition, through its affiliated companies, Olympia owns the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Carson City and co-owns the Hampton Inn and Suites, and Residence Inn hotel in Sparks. For more information, visit Olympia Gaming.