We are doing it again!  The Great Rolex Watch Giveaway II This July!!!

That is right – all July earn your tickets for the Grand Price drawing on July 31st at 8:15pm.  We will be giving away two genuine Rolex Datejust Wrist Watches and 18 cash prizes.  Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres beginning at 5:00 pm as we count down to the drawing!

Rolex has long been known as a manufacture of luxury quality timepiece.  Rolex is a Swiss luxury watch manufacturer based in Geneva, Switzerland.  Originally, the company was founded in London, England in 1906.  The name was registered as the brand name of its watches in 1908 and became Rolex Watch Co. Ltd. in 1915.

After World War I, the company moved its base of operations to Geneva, Switzerland in order to avoid heavy taxation from a recovering post-war England.  It is still owned by a branch of  the original founders family private family trust.

As famous as the company is there is some great trivia about the company.

  • One of Rolex’s company slogans is “A Crown for Every Achievement”
  • In a famous murder case, the Rolex on Ronald Platt’s wrist eventually led to the arrest of his murderer. When the body was found in the English Channel by a fisherman a Rolex wristwatch was the only identifiable object on the body.  Because the Rolex movement had a serial number and was engraved with special markings every time it was serviced, the police traced the service records from Rolex and identified the owner of the watch as Ronald Platt. Then the police were able to determine the date of death by examining the date on the watch calendar!
  • By the start of WWII English pilots were buying Rolex watches to replace their inferior standard-issue watches. However, when captured and sent to prisoner of war camps, their watches were confiscated. When Rolex heard of this, they offered to replace all watches that had been confiscated and not require payment until the end of the war, if the officers would write to Rolex and explain the circumstances of their loss and where they were being held. As a result of this, an estimated 3,000 Rolex watches were ordered by British officers in the officer camp. American servicemen heard about this when stationed in Europe during WWII and this helped open up the American market to Rolex after the war.

Join us this July at the Emerald Island Casino for a chance to win one of these luxury wristwatches for your very own and come party with us Emerald Island Style on July 31st, 2019 at 5:00 pm as we count down to the Grand Prize Drawing!

A Mother's Day card next to purple flowers, a pen, a gift, and treatsIt is time to celebrate the woman in your life that made, well, your life possible!

This year celebrate Mom at the Emerald Island Casino in Downtown Henderson.  The Emerald Island Grille is offering a very special three course Mother’s Day menu featuring your choice of Slow Roasted Prime Rib with Cheddar Mashed Potatoes and Fresh Asparagus, Prosciutto Wrapped Jumbo Gulf Shrimp with Lemon Risotto and Fresh Asparagus or Maine Lobster Thermidor with Lemon Risotto and Fresh Asparagus. Each Entrée is paired with your choice of Crab Bisque, Waldorf Salad or a Green Garden Salad.  Finally, enjoy a slice of creamy Custard Pie topped with Fresh Seasonal Berries and Freshly Whipped Cream.  Dinner is served from 1pm until 9pm for $19.99 per person. Reservations are recommended.


The Emerald Island is a Family Casino.

Seven words. A simple sentence. But a sentence that means so many things at the Emerald Island Casino!

The Emerald Island is a family owned casino. Twin brothers Mike and Tm Brooks opened the casino in 2003 and have Nevada’s Only All Penny Casino into the Jewel of Henderson.

Guests truly feel that our team members are like family to them. Superior guest service and a genuine and heartfelt desire to make every visit to the Emerald Island Casino a special one is the core of our customer service.

But, this Valentine’s season it means a great love story and a tale about how our team members really are there for each other! And how a new Emerald Island family got its beginning!


Water Street Vendor Partner TourMaybe there is something in the water! Henderson is where I reside but Downtown Henderson’s Water Street District is where I live! Whether it is Public Works on the South end or Lovelady Brewing or Juan’s Flaming Fajitas and Cantina on the North end or all of the great businesses in between, there is such a special warm and welcoming feel in the Water Street District!


The dog days of SummerThere are over 400 different recognized breeds of dogs worldwide and almost every year the AKC recognizes new dog breeds and enters them into their official dog breed list. The newest dog breeds to be recognized by the AKC for the year 2018 are the Nederlandse Kooikerhondje and the Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen.  But, let’s face it, no matter how many dogs there are – we all know that ours is the best dog ever!  Right?Dogs are wonderful companions and truly our best friends.  The origin of the domestic dog is not clear. The domestic dog is a member of the genus Canis, which forms part of the wolf-like canids, and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore.  The dog was the first species to be domesticated.  All modern dogs are generally believed to be descended from Tomarctus, a stealthy predator that roamed the plains and grasslands of North America approximately ten to fifteen million years ago. Wolves, jackals, and coyotes are also believed to be descendants of Tomarctus.(more…)

Pancakes with watermelon and coffeeIf you are looking for the Best Brunch in Henderson, look no further than the Emerald Island Grille!  Voted Best Henderson Restaurant in the Review Journal’s Best of Las Vegas, the Emerald Island Grille is located inside the Emerald Island Casino which was also voted Best Henderson Casino in the RJ polling!Now when you think of the best Local’s Casino – think of the Best Brunch as well!  Did you know that BRUNCH is a portmanteau?  Ok, that one had us scratching our heads too! A portmanteau is a word blending the sounds and combining the meaning of two other words like “MOTOR” and “HOTEL” = MOTEL and “BREAKFAST’ and “LUNCH” = BRUNCH.(more…)

large Just a very few years ago if you were looking for a ride your options were pretty limited – call a friend or call a cab. That has all changed. With the advent of on-demand transportation, we no longer hail a cab – we call Lyft!​​Now, Emerald Island makes it easier for our guests by providing our Lyft concierge service which makes getting a quick, affordable ride as easy as calling us at 702-462-6272 or visiting the Emerald Rewards Center ​ (more…)

1. One of the safest cities in the US Henderson was ranked twice as one of the top ten “Safest Cities in the United States” by Forbes magazine in 2011 and the FBI Uniform Crime Report in 2014. The city most certainly has small town feel but with big city amenities. Analysts also attribute the city being affluent, with a high median income and amenities catering to local residents.