Legends Bay Casino Marks First Anniversary with Epic Battle of the Bands Showdown, $60,000 Birthday Briefcase Promotion, and More

Sparks, Nev (Aug. 10, 2023) – Legends Bay Casino, the first new casino built in Northern Nevada in over 20 years, is gearing up to celebrate its incredible one-year anniversary with a variety of month-long casino promotions and a free two-day Battle of The Bands musical showdown on Aug. 25-26, 2023.

Produced by award-winning Amplified Entertainment, the outdoor Battle of Bands kicks off on Friday night, August 25th, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and continues through Saturday, August 26th, with a competition featuring 12 local and regional bands of varying genres including Classic Rock, Country, and Top 40. Guests can vote for their favorite band throughout the competition via a QR code from their mobile device. The competition will conclude on Saturday night with three bands claiming the $1,000 top prize for their genre.  

This free event will take place in a dedicated party zone sprawling from the front of the casino under the porte cochere and throughout the north parking lot. Food will be available for sale from local food truck favorites and beverages will be available from various bar stations.

The schedule of competing bands is as follows:

Friday, August 25

  • 5:00 p.m.   Band 1 – Arizona Jones (Classic Rock)
  • 5:50 p.m.   Band 2 – Rebekah Chase Band (Top Forty)
  • 6:40 p.m.   Band 3 – Everyday Outlaw (Country)
  • 7:30 p.m.   Band 4 – Whiskey Low (Classic Rock) 
  • 8:20 p.m.   Band 5 – Red Flannel Flashback (Top Forty)
  • 9:10 p.m.   Band 6 – Nevada 445 (Country)   

Saturday, August 26 

  • 5:00 p.m.   Band 7 – Sierra Roc (Classic Rock)
  • 5:50 p.m.   Band 8 – Sugar High (Top Forty)
  • 6:40 p.m.   Band 9 – Winter Light Band (Country)
  • 7:30 p.m.   Band 10 – Big Heart (Classic Rock)
  • 8:20 p.m.   Band 11 – Chili Sauce (Top Forty)
  • 9:10 p.m.   Band 12 – Patrice (Country)

Following each night’s festivities, the party will be taken indoors to the Circa Sports Sportsbook from 10 p.m. to midnight for the official first-anniversary After Party where we’ll jam on with free live entertainment from Eminence and New Wave Crave, plus enjoy drink specials, and more.

Ushering in a new era in casino gaming for the region upon opening last summer, Legends Bay Casino is located at The Outlets at Legends. The 80,000-square-foot casino and dining destination features an expansive, vibrant gaming floor. Designed and developed to cater to the casino customer, it offers the area’s most dynamic loyalty program, LB Rewards, as well as the latest slot machines and video poker, live table games, the region’s only Circa Sports Sportsbook, and a high-limit room. Be sure to join LB Rewards and receive a commemorative Legends Bay Casino Anniversary player’s card. New sign-ups also earn 25 points and get a free first Flash Play game, worth from $5 – $50.  From the casino games to a delicious culinary collection of restaurants including Duke’s Steak House, LB Grill, and the Food Truck Hall, Legends Bay Casino is a players’ paradise. 

Ryan Walker, General Manager, couldn’t be more thrilled. “Time flies when you’re having fun, and we’ve only just begun! Our amazing locals here in Reno-Sparks have embraced us, and we can’t wait to celebrate our first anniversary with them. Great music, fabulous food and drinks, casino giveaways, and promotions – it’s our way of saying ‘Thank You!’ to the legendary locals who made Legends Bay Casino their new favorite spot to play.”

In honor of this milestone occasion, Legends Bay Casino brings guests the $60,000 Birthday Briefcase promotion every Friday and Saturday throughout August, starting Aug. 4. Players can win their share of cash during 8 p.m. drawings by earning entries all week long while playing slots, video poker, and table games. Upon opening a lucky briefcase, winners can score up to $2,500 cash instantly. With 240 winners in total, each lucky case holds a guaranteed cash prize in denominations of $2,500, $1,000, $750, $500, and $250. But that’s not all – 25 runners-up at every drawing will score $100 in free play each.

Legends Bay Casino is operated by Olympia Gaming which also operates Casino Fandango in Carson City.

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. Legends Bay Casino 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, adjacent to each casino, Olympia also 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.

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