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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.
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We love the penny here at the Emerald Island Casino. After all we are Nevada’s Only All Penny Casino! But you already knew that. What you might not know is that some feel that the United States should be getting rid of the penny once and for all. Mercy! Money comes in different forms – in the early times, and up until now in some places, highly valued things such as cattle and grains may serve as money, (more…)

It is thought that playing cards were first invented in Imperial China. Evidence of card games has been discovered which dates back to as early as 9th century. The game we know as poker has evolved from ancient card games and has been influenced by games crossing several continents and cultures. Some historians believe that poker’s origins can be traced to a domino-card game played by a 10th-century Chinese emperor; (more…)

With temperature remaining hot all day, and well into the night, where better to go than the Emerald Island Casino – the Jewel of Henderson!?!  We have over 450 of your favorite games to enjoy day or night. With the mercury seemingly stuck above 100 degrees, now is a great time to come in and enjoy a frosty cold draft beer, fruity blended drink  or an icy glass of sweet tea with lemon.  (more…)

Picture Valentine’s Day, also known as the Feast of Saint Valentine, is a wonderful time to show the people who matter the most to you how much you care about them. Whether you want to express that love with flowers, a gift of sweets or a night out with a romantic dinner, we’ve got you covered at the Emerald Island Casino! Our exclusive vendor partners offer great options for gifts and treats.  
 
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With the holidays upon us and 2017 drawing to a close, it’s a great time to look back to an unforgettable year at the Emerald Island Casino. Our guests have spoken and Emerald Island won Double Gold in the Best of Las Vegas as Best Henderson Casino and Best Henderson Restaurant!  We really can’t thank you all enough for your kind support in the balloting.  ​ (more…)

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For twenty-one days in August and September, we asked our loyal guests to vote for Emerald Island in the balloting for Best of Henderson awards and Best of Las Vegas awards…and you all came through for us! We could not be more pleased and proud to announce that from  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (12:05 AM Pacific Time) until Tuesday, September 12, 2017 (11:50 AM Pacific Time) our guests voted the Emerald Island Best of Las Vegas in FIVE categories including DOUBLE GOLD in the Best of Henderson: (more…)

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The Holidays are just around the corner.  Each year at this time, we all take pause to remember what we are thankful for and we at the Emerald Island Casino are no different. Over the course of the last year, the Emerald Island Casino has completed an expansion which added over fifty new video reel games, expanded the Rewards Center and added a set of new guest restrooms. We are pleased to announce that our expansion was nominated for the City of Henderson – Economic Development – Expansion Award. (more…)