Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Siena in Reno closes their casino

The Siena Casino & Hotel in Reno, Nevada has been sold and the new owners closed the casino portion of the property.  A redemption notice had been posted in the casino for all casino chips to be redeemed by June 30th of 2015.  You will have till July 29th of 2015 to redeem any TITO's (ticket in ticket out) by mail.  Their true intention has yet to be disclosed

History of the property: This was the location of the Holiday Hotel & Casino which opened in 1956 and closed in 1998.  In July of 2001 it reopened as the Siena Hotel & Casino.  They closed in November of 2010 due to bankruptcy and reopened with new owners and chips in April of 2011

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Bonanza Hotel $1 chip sold for $282.77

A $1 casino chip from  the Bonanza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas sold for $282.77 on June 14th of 2015.  The flip side of the chip had the host name of Ted Fogel and was issued in the late 1960's.  After being torn down it became the original location of the MGM Grand and it's now the current location of Bally's

Monday, June 1, 2015

New issue Harrah's Reno $1 chip

Harrah's in Reno, Nevada has released a new $1 casino chip in May of 2015