Smoking has long been synonymous with casino gaming, but there is a push to include more nonsmoking casinos in Reno, Nevada, so that a night at the tables does not have to be detrimental to your health. If you desire smoke-free gaming, it may be difficult to find a location that bans cigarette smoke all together, but there are more casinos that prohibit smoking for the gamer concerned about a clean-air gaming experience.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Located just north of the Old Town Mall is Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Featuring all the luxuries of traditional casino play, it also keeps its nonsmokers in mind with areas such as their brand new Poker Room, the outdoor Sky Terrace and a smoke-free slots zone claiming a sizable portion of the main casino floor. Patrons of Atlantis use their facilities for anything from casino gaming to weddings and business meetings. There is a spa and salon and some of the best dining and entertainment choices in Nevada.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa 3800 S. Virginia Street Reno, Nevada 89502 atlantiscasino.com 775-825-4700
One of the most recognizable names in the casino gaming industry, Harrah’s Reno is a place where you can go for a night on the town or a full week-long getaway. From overnight accommodations to slots and table games, a nonsmoker always has the chance to breathe easy while enjoying hours of smoke-free gaming, entertainment and some of the finest dining in Nevada from choices such as Steak House, Ichiban Sushi Bar, and the mouth-watering all-you-can-eat Carvings Buffet. You can even grab a cup of gourmet coffee at an onsite Starbucks for an early morning boost. Harrah’s Reno also provides full-service spas and salons, a health club and pool, and even golf and ski packages to its guests, so you can rest assured you’ll have access to clean air, both inside and out.
Harrah's Reno 219 North Center St. Reno, NV 89501 775-786-3232 harrahs.com
Silver Legacy Resort and Casino
For a smoke-free gaming experience, you may wish to check out the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino. Featuring more than 100 slots from which to choose, Silver Legacy is one of the truly unique nonsmoking casinos in Reno in that it offers packages that include licensed massage therapy for its casino room guests. Head over to The Mansion, formerly owned by Baron and Baroness Fairchild, to see if you can unlock the Baron’s Vault, where you will have the opportunity to find cash and prizes. If you like competition, the Poker Room and any of the daily Sit and Go Tournaments are right up your alley.
Silver Legacy Resort and Casino 407 N. Virginia St. Reno, NV 89501 800-215-7721 silverlegacyreno.com
Aric Mitchell lives and works out of Fort Smith, Ark. When not writing articles for Demand Studios, he scribes film columns for "Celebrate Arkansas Magazine" and Flickchart.com, and serves as a staff writer for TheRugged.com, a Dallas-based online men's lifestyle magazine.