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Free fun day for kids at Boomtown’s 50th birthday


BOOMTOWN CASINO NEWS RELEASE – Boomtown Casino Hotel celebrates its 50th birthday this month, showcasing its multi-million dollar renovations in a series of events. Kids’ Day will be held at the Boomtown Fun Center April 29 and is free to the public. Kids of all ages and their parents are invited to come enjoy the new and old arcade favorites with a free wrist band. The Fun Center offers a flight simulator, mini golf course, bounce house, new games, a 100-year-old carousel and more.

“Boomtown is a great place for the whole family,” said Boomtown Director of Operations Ed Hernandez. “We cater to families who stay here or at our KOA Campground. From our dining options to our décor, we make sure we involve our team members and guests in the design concept.”

M1 Gaming Reno acquired the property in June 2012 and after six months of seeking guest and team member guidance, invested “necessary capital” in new restaurants and bars, new slots, table games, sports book, poker and keno.

Additional improvements to the property include the following: a new Guitar Bar – featuring live entertainment every night; new carpet in the 40,000 square-foot casino; new slots featuring a variety of your favorite games; new VIP Area featuring new machines and private bathrooms; new Sports Book with wall-to-wall TVs with improved soft and comfortable seating; and, new restaurants: Bistro 2100Market Fresh DeliBaja Mexican and Peet’s Coffee.

Contributions and donations received through Kids’ Day will benefit Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation. For details about the event, upcoming entertainment, or to visit Boomtown Casino Hotel, go to BoomtownReno.com.

Boomtown Casino Hotel, just minutes from downtown Reno, Nevada, is the first Nevada casino that California travelers encounter along the I-80 corridor. With over 20 acres of land, the property includes 318 guest rooms and suites, a 42,000 square foot gaming area and 10,000 square foot Banquet facility as well as a “Fun Center” arcade, 200-space KOA RV Park and Chevron Mini-Mart.

Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.




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