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Carson Nugget, Carson City

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Carson Nugget is a hotel and casino located in Carson City, Nevada. Richard Graves opened the Carson City Nugget casino on March 1, 1954 and opened a second one in Sparks, Nevada on March 17, 1955. At that time the casinos were known as the Carson City Nugget and the Sparks Nugget. The Carson City Nugget was one of Nevada's largest and most prosperous casinos when Graves sold it to Richard E. Pogue and Chester H. Armstrong in September 1956. Graves kept the Sparks Nugget. After Pogue died, the Carson City Nugget was sold to a group of six purchasers for $525,000 in December 1958. The group including three Adams brothers who would manage the casino. The Adams family no longer runs the Carson Nugget. The casino was sold in 2015 to Dean DiLullo, the CEO of M1 Gaming in Reno. The casino and restaurants occupy nearly 30,000-square-foot (2,800 m2) and an 80-room hotel is located across North Carson Street.
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  • Relaxing spacious casino. Very large menu at their Eatery restaurant. Nice stop when passing through town.  more »
  • First time visiting the fabulous Carson Nugget. I guess the best way to describe it is "dated"... Doesn't look like much has been done to the Nugget in the last 20+ years. The exterior is gaudy at...  more »
  • For some reason the cafe thinks that brown French fries and brown fish for their fish-and-chips is acceptable. They stated they changed the oil in the morning and when they brought me a new plate I put the fish on a white napkin which immediately turned dark brown. *Reduced bill of 20%, though my son only ate his sandwich - not the brown oily fries. Would not recommend their cafe. The servers attitude was not pleasant either.
  • Very comfortable small local casino, nice feel and very busy. We dined at the Eatery and while our waitress was amazingly absent - the manager stepped in, served us and made this experience superb. Very good food and with a Player's Club Card - at a discounted price. We stopped to see the local band Black Rose playing inside at the Loft, a makeshift bar / sports book / lounge. Very small, but excellent sound and a terrific performance. All in all, well worth coming back to, the staff and their efforts make it worth it.

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