As the only four-star casino resort in downtown, the Golden Nugget Casino is located at the Four Corners of the Fremont Street Experience.
The casino is the largest casino in the downtown area and one of the oldest casinos in the city.
Setting the standards for downtown casinos, Golden Nugget is the casino that is most similar to the opulent properties on the Strip.
The casino has hundreds of slot and video poker machines right in the middle of the casino floor. Golden Nugget’s slot machines is the highest denomination in the downtown area, all of which uses ticket in-ticket out technology.
The casino’s slots include progressives that pay out some of the largest jackpots in the city. You will also find sufficient $1 and $5 machines as well as a lot of penny machines.
Golden Nugget has dozens of table games, including new favorites like Three Card Poker and Let it Ride as well as classics like craps and blackjack.
The casino has the best six-deck blackjack game in downtown Vegas with a minimum bet of just $5.
The double deck blackjack games has a lower limit version with a minimum of $15 and the high limit games start at around $25 during the week and $50 on weekends. While $5,000 is the maximum bet for traditional blackjack games.
The casino’s craps tables offer odds are 3-4-5 times with limits from $5 to $5,000. The Golden Nugget offers Pai Gow Poker with limits of $10-$5,000, as well as Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Mississippi Stud, and Crazy4Poker with a $5 minimum bet.
The casino has one of the best poker rooms anywhere in the world and it is the home of NBC’s Poker After Dark, where you can enjoy head-to-head battles and High Stakes Poker action.
The poker room is a great place for poker fans and players and it features comfortable seats, plasma screens, smoke-free tables, auto shufflers and a lavish decor.
The non-smoking poker room offers different levels of games from low limit action to high limit games and tournaments. There is also high hand bonuses as well as free poker lessons daily at 10:00 a.m.
The casino is also home to one of the better sports and race books in downtown. Golden Nugget’s sports and race book features luxurious booths, a giant video wall, a cool decor and a range of select amenities for your comfort.
This makes it a great place to wager on your favorite races and sports events including football, soccer and a range of other games.
Casino Bars and Lounges
As for the bars and lounges, there are six bars at the Golden Nugget. Claude’s Bar is located in the heart of the casino near the poker room.
This rectangular casino bar is opened 24 hours a day and offers players free drinks, a full bar service and plenty of video poker. Rush Lounge offers a hot spot where you can relax, enjoy a cocktail, VIP table service and listen to live music on the casino floor.
Bar 46 is where you can enjoy live gaming, signature cocktails and beers, a great view of the Fremont Street Experience and outdoor patio seating. Golden Nugget’s other bars include H2O Bar at the Tank, Ice Bar, Gold Diggers and Cadillac Tequila Bar.
A Final Word
Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, the Golden Nugget has pretty much reigned Downtown for decades.
Offering some of the lowest gambling limits in the city, the Golden Nugget Casino is perfect for anyone looking for an affordable gaming experience or those wanting to learn how to play.
Apart from its exciting casino, Golden Nugget has an infinity pool, food fit for the finest tastes, a relaxing spa with a whirlpool, sauna and steam room and a range of exciting shows.
The exciting casino will also put you close to The Plaza Hotel and Casino and the El Cortez Hotel and Casino.
The AAA Four Diamond Golden Nugget Casino is located at:
129 E. Fremont St.,
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89101
Phone: (702) 385-7111