Harrah’s Casino

August 21st, 200910:00 am by


When you walk into the Tahoe Casino, and your feet walk across the stone-floor, you’ll see the wood-paneled lobby featuring glass etchings of Com-stock-era scenes, with photos of founder Bill Harrah posing with celebrities. The atmosphere is what brings the energy to the casino floor. When you walk in, you feel the excitement everywhere you look. What is even better is Harrah’s and Harvey’s are connected by a tunnel, so don’t forget to check out what Harvey’s offers too!

Gaming Overview

Harvey’s Casino is 52,000 square feet of 24/7 Vegas style gambling. Featuring everything from the classics to the latest and greatest.

Most everything is $5 by day, it goes up to $10 at night.
Gaming Machines – 869 total
Table and Poker Games – 73 total


Poker Room Tournaments:

Morning Shoot-Out No-Limit Hold’em Tournament seven days a week: $40 buy-in
Tournament begins at 10 a.m. Registration at 9:30 a.m.

Sundays No-limit Hold ‘em Tournament: $115 buy-in.
Tournament begins at 2 p.m. Registration at 1 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday No-Limit Hold ‘em Tournament: $80 buy-in
Tournament begins at 6 p.m. Registration at 5 p.m.

Friday No-Limit Hold ‘em Tournament: $115 buy-in
Tournament begins at 6 p.m. Registration at 5 p.m.

The Harveys Poker Room also offers Limit Texas Hold ‘em 3×6 with a $30 buy-in and 4×8 with a $40 buy-in.

Additional No-Limit Hold ‘em:
$2 and $3 blind with a $50 minimum and $300 max. Buy-in
$3 and $5 blind with a $300 minimum and $1,000 max. Buy-in
$5 and $10 blind with a $500 minimum no cap Buy-in


Harrah’s Casino is heard having the loosest slots, and when you hear they’re Megabucks machines have awarded more than $3 billion in major jackpots, you understand it’s true! Featuring new games like Wheel of Fortune Super Spin and the penny progressive Bally Hot Shot machine, you see that Harrah’s Casino has a large variety of slots, progressive games including Jackpot Party, Penny Train, Blazing 7s and multiple video poker progressives in different denominations.


Harrah’s has a 24-hour Keno lounge that offers two live action games, the Gold and Orange, and two computer drawn games, the Silver, which is also in the coffee shop, Sierra Choices. They also have the Red game, which runs every 70 seconds. Harrah’s has a variety of price options. $2 Regular, $2 Special, $5 Dream, $10 Catch-All as well as, the 25 cent Favorite, 10 cent Terrific and the new Pennies From Heaven game being offered at the Red game only, all with a maximum payout of $500,000! Harrah’s has Keno runners available in Sierra Choices Coffee shop. You can even view your game results in your hotel room and online.


Harrah’s has three craps tables and one crapless craps table, meaning 2,3,11, and 12 are all points to keep the chips rolling in.

Table Odds 3-4-5x
Limits $5 OR $10 to $2,000
2 $ 12 pay double on Field Bets and Downtown Odds on Proposition Bets.

Nightlife and Restaurants

  • Vex Nightclub
  • South Shore Room
  • American River Café
  • Fatburger
  • Forest Buffet
  • Friday’s Station Steak & Seafood Grill
  • Gi Fu Loh
  • LA Italian Kitchen
  • Manchu Wok
  • Starbucks

What’s Nearby

• Golf – driving range and course
• Golf – miniature
• Snowboarding
• Snowmobiling
• Ice skating
• Snowshoeing
• Windsurfing
• Motor boating nearby
• Boat launch nearby
• Swimming on site
• Rowing or canoeing nearby
• Sailing
• Tennis
• Running track/path nearby
• Yoga classes/instruction on site
• Mountain biking
• Bicycle rentals
• Hiking/biking trails
• Horse riding/rental
• Parasailing
• Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
• Fishing
• Playground

Check cashing and currency exchange. Valet parking and convenient free garage parking. Limo and Town Car service is available. Children’s club with game room and arcade.