Harveys Casino

August 21st, 200910:00 am by


Elevate Your Adventure is Harveys Hotel and Casino’s tag line, and that’s exactly what you’ll get! Harveys was the first ever hotel-casino built in South Lake Tahoe. Harveys is more then a great place to stay, but a great place for Vegas style gambling and premier nightlife. Have a drink at the legendary Cabo Wabo Cantina, and get in on the action at any of the exhilarating craps tables, loose slots, or no limit hold ’em poker tables.

What is even better is Harrah’s and Harveys are connected by a tunnel, so don’t forget to check out what Harrah’s offers too!

Gaming Overview

Harveys Casino is 52,000sqft of 24/7 Vegas style gambling. Featuring everything from

the classics to the latest and greatest.


Most everything is $5 by day, but up to $10 on busy nights.

Gaming Machines – 2,090 total

Dime Slots, 7 machines

Dollar Slots, 184 machines

Five Dollar Slots, 40 machines

Five Hundred Dollar Slots, 3 machines

Hundred Dollar Slots, 21 machines

IGT – Megabucks, 9 machines

Multi-denomination Slots, 1,130 machines

Nickel Slots, 36 machines

Other Slots, 14 machines

Penny Slots, 340 machines

Quarter Slots, 279 machines

Twenty Five Dollar Slots, 27 machines

Table and Poker Games – 180 total

3 Card Poker, 7 tables

Baccarat, 2 tables

Blackjack, 94 tables

Craps, 6 tables

Let it Ride, 2 tables

Mini-Baccarat, 6 tables

Other Games, 13 tables

Pai Gow Poker, 9 tables

Pai Gow Tiles, 2 tables

Poker, 21 tables

Roulette, 12 tables

Wheel-of-Fortune, 1 table

Other Gaming

Keno – 4 seats

Race Book

Sports Book



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.

Additionally 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


Harveys 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 Harvey’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.


Harveys 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. Harveys 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! Harveys has Keno runners available in Sierra Choices Coffee shop. You can even view your game results in your hotel room and online.


“Winner Takes All Tournaments”

Every Thursday

Located in the Party Pit across from the Hard Rock Cafe

Sign-up’s begin at 5 p.m.

Tournament begins at 7 p.m.

$20 buy-in.


With six tables to roll the dice, your sure to get that hard eight.

Table Odds 3-4-5x

Limits $3, $5 & $10, to $3,000

Also some days there will be a table with $25 Minimum, which is rare, usually only when high rollers are in town. They will raise Maximum upon request. You can also reserve VIP table on request.

Nightlife and Restaurants

Harveys Outdoor Amphitheater

19 Kitchen~Bar


Hard Rock Café

Sage Room Steak House

Sierra Choices Deli


The Cabo Wabo Cantina

What’s Nearby

• Golf – driving range and course

Golf – miniature



Ice skating



Motor boating nearby

Boat launch nearby

Swimming on site

Rowing or canoeing nearby



Running track/path nearby

Yoga classes/instruction on site

Mountain biking

Bicycle rentals

Hiking/biking trails

Horse riding/rental


Helicopter/airplane sightseeing




Harveys has a great arcade to keep the kids busy while you bet the pass line. Check cashing and currency exchange. Valet parking and convenient garage parking.