Bonanza Casino is located north of Reno’s downtown area, at 4720 North Virginia Street. The casino was established in 1973 and has remained one of the smaller casinos both in Reno and in the state of Nevada. Bonanza Casino offers banquet rooms for special events and two gourmet restaurants. The casino has an Old West theme and has some low denomination table games you won’t find anywhere else. This old gambling hall offers a few events throughout the year, such as holiday specials and slot tournaments. If you are looking for an off-the-beaten-track casino in Reno, this would be your top choice.
Bonanza Casino’s Restaurants
Bonanza Casino has only two restaurants but they serve a wide variety of dishes. Both restaurants can be booked for private meetings and events.
Cactus Creek Southwestern Steakhouse: Open from Wednesday to Sunday from 5pm to 10pm. This restaurant specializes in serving hand-selected USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Prime Grade beef. The menu features steaks, chicken, pasta, and seafood. Main courses start at $22.
The Branding Iron: Opens daily for lunch and dinner. Featuring dishes from all over the world including American, Mexican, and Italian cuisine. The restaurant has a daily buffet with different menus. Lunch Buffet start at $8.95 and dinner buffet at $10.95. Reno Calvary Members (of Bonanza’s Loyalty program) may receive a $1 discount on any buffet.
Banquets and private parties at Bonanza Casino
Above the casino floor Bonanza has a special room for private parties and meetings. Weddings, graduations, receptions and the like can be held there. The Banquet room has a maximum capacity for 100 persons. Coordination, buffet dining and cocktail services are available for these events.
Bonanza Casino has around 14,000 square feet of gambling area and is open 24 hours. There are only 12 table games for Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, 3 Card Poker, and Texas Hold’em. This is one of the last few casinos in America to provide $1 Single Deck Blackjack, 25¢ Roulette and 25¢ Craps tables. They also feature Keno and the Club Cal-Neva sports book rooms.
Bonanza Casino offers players the Fort Reno loyalty program that rewards members with Slot Tournament Invitations, Branding Iron Cafe and Cactus Creek Steakhouse Dining discounts, plus free slot play.
The casino floor has a full-service bar serving complimentary beverage and cocktail drinks, plus a recreational area with arcade video games. Also, Bonanza casino boasts of having a very experienced and friendly staff; over 40% of the staff has been employed at Bonanza’s for over 5 years. Smoking is allowed in this low-lit northern Reno Casino.
Bonanza Casino’s Slot machines
There are 420 slot and poker machines games at Bonanza Casino. There are around 50 penny slots, 32 nickel slots, 53 quarter slots and 21 dollar slots. Other slot machines include progressive video poker, multi-denomination slots, progressive slots and state-wide progressive slot machines. The highest denomination slot machines are at $5 per spin. The IGT state-wide progressive jackpot for Mega-Bucks slot machines starts at $10,000,000.
Occasionally Bonanza hosts slot tournaments for both Fort Reno members and non-members. For more information you may call: 775-323-2724.
Some of the most recent Video Slot machines added to Bonanza Casino are:
- Artic Fox
- Lion Dance
- Lotus Flower
- Mayan Riches
- Pharaoh’s Gold
- Three Pandas
- White Orchid
- Desert Spirit
- DaVinci Diamonds
- Lil Lady