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When people think of gambling in Nevada Las Vegas may be the first place that comes to mind. However Reno Nevada is home to major casinos such as Circus Circus and The Silver Legacy. Nicknamed the biggest little city in the world, Reno is the largest city in northern Nevada. Although Reno has plenty of places to shop and all types of shows and entertainment, gambling is still a major attraction. Read on to learn more.
Set a limit. It's easy to lose track of how much you are spending and get caught up in the excitement of the moment. Only bring the amount of cash you plan to spend. Leave credit cards and ATM cards in your room. Don't get in over your head and know when to quit.
Play the slots at Harrah's. This large casino has more than 900 slot machines. Various denominations are available to play. If finances are tight play the nickel progressive Wheel of Fortune slot machine. If the sky is the limit in terms of spending there are plenty of high stake slots. Harrah's also has frequent slot tournaments to participate in.
Obtain a free players card. The free card is offered at most of the large casinos such as The Eldorado Casino. Card members earn rewards such as, tickets to shows and complimentary rooms. The card is used every time you play the slots and points are earned depending on how much you spend. It's a good way to get something back as you gamble.
Try your hand at a table game such as blackjack or roulette. Casinos such as John Ascuaga's Nugget and Circus Circus have dozens of table games where you can try your luck. Minimum bets vary.
Take a behind the scenes gaming tour. You won't learn any secrets to winning millions, but you'll get a chance to learn how the gambling industry operates. It will provide an interesting break from gambling your money.
Spot signs of gambling addiction such as a preoccupation with gambling, withdrawal from other activities, lying to family and friends and getting gambling money anyway possible such as committing forgery or stealing. The Nonprofit Problem Gambling Center is located in Reno and can provide help to people who suffer from a gambling addiction.