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The Emerald gemstone is one of the most beautiful and precious in all of the world. The deep, rich green of an Emerald is as iconic as the familiar jewel shape called an “Emerald Cut”.  When one thinks of the color Emerald it brings to mind a verdant, lush field or a dark green swell on a stormy sea.
Have you ever wondered why an Emerald is, well, Emerald colored? (more…)

With the holidays upon us and 2016 drawing to a close, it’s a great time to look back at an  unforgettable year at the Emerald Island Casino. We have seen a lot of changes in 2016.We completed our bathroom remodel to provide more facilities and enhanced access for our guests. We have kicked off another project which will remodel our executive offices, our staff break room, the Emerald Island Casino Rewards Center and provide our guests with additional restrooms. ​ We said good-bye to our long-time Director of Operations, Craig G. We sincerely wish him a long and happy retirement!   (more…)

Christmas is one of, if not the most joyous of all holidays. Families and friends gather together to celebrate the season and one another.  Christmas joy radiates from time honored traditions, some of which have meanings that have been lost or blurred over time. One such tradition is the Christmas stocking.  Usually the first rush of excitement for a child waking up on Christmas morning is tearing open their Christmas stocking to find small presents inside.   (more…)

With the holidays upon us the joyous Irish greeting “Nollaig Shona Duit!” (Literally “Happy Christmas!”) rings out between friends and family throughout Ireland.  At the Emerald Island Casino we want to be among the first to wish you Nollaig Shona Duit!  Christmas in Ireland traditionally begins on December 8th signaling the time to put up decorations and Christmas trees. Irish Christmas traditions are similar to those in most Western countries with a few unique exceptions. ​

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Stuffed bear
With the holidays upon us the joyous Irish greeting “Nollaig Shona Duit!” (Literally “Happy Christmas!”) rings out between friends and family throughout Ireland.  At the Emerald Island Casino we want to be among the first to wish you Nollaig Shona Duit! Christmas in Ireland traditionally begins on December 8th signaling the time to put up decorations and Christmas trees.  We have a bit of a head start.  (more…)

Several months ago we showcased several of the Emerald Island Family’s fur babies…mostly dogs.  Now it is only fair to give equal time to exotics, scale and skin babies too! Here are just a few of our team members’ beloved pets.

(Much cuter when they are all grown-up!) Who are your beloved pets?  We would love to see your pictures or have you post them on our social media sites! Of course, we always love seeing you at the Emerald Island Casino – Nevada’s Only All Penny Casino.
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When we say “cranberries”, what comes to mind?  Beautiful, vibrant red berries which bespeak crisp, fall days in the Northeast?  Cranberry beds flooded with an abundance of water to aide in harvesting? Juicy, moist roasted turkey with a side of yummy cranberry sauce or cranberry relish?  Well, all of those things readily spring to mind, but did you make the Henderson, Nevada connection? (more…)

Thanksgiving, it is said, is as American as apple pie.  It is one of our first National holidays having been created after a proclamation by George Washington in 1789.  Thanksgiving is one our favorite holidays here at the Emerald Island Casino.  Together with Christmas and New Year, Thanksgiving forms the wonderful trilogy of “the Holidays”.  It is a time to gather together to celebrate our friends and family and to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. ​
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