Casino news you can use: Eldorado Resorts holds job fair
A job fair hosted by the Eldorado Resort Casino, Silver Legacy Resort Casino and Circus Circus Reno takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 in the Grande Exposition Hall at the Silver Legacy. Departments hiring staff include, hotel, casino, security, public area housekeeping, food and beverage, sales and information technology.
Applications can be completed in advance online at jobs.eldoradoresorts.com. It is recommended that applicants should bring a printout of the completed application, multiple printouts of their resumes and be prepared for a hiring interview on the spot.
The annual Reno Blues Society Spring Dance Party takes place April 29 at the Ramada Inn in Reno. The event includes raffle prizes, a silent auction and music by local band Carolyn Dolan and Big Red followed by the J.C. Smith Band from the Bay Area.
Tickets cost $17 in advance and $22 at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m., and music starts at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the music programs of the Washoe County School District.
The Grand Stadium virtual gaming area is open in the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino. Located near the William Hill Race and Sports Book, the area features baccarat, blackjack, craps and roulette with six 65-inch monitors and 30 seats. The area will have 18 stadium seats with individual screens and two six-seat roulette stations.
Circus Circus is accepting submissions until Friday for the fourth annual 24-Hour Mural Marathon. The marathon takes place from 10 a.m. July 15 to 10 a.m. July 16.
Selected artists will each paint a mural on the side of the casino facing Virginia Street. Each panel is 19-feet, seven-inches wide by 14-feet high. Artists get a $750 stipend for supplies, and the prizes for first through third places are $2,000, $1,000 and $500. Artists must submit no more than two original concepts by midnight April 21. Visit www.circusreno.com for official rules and submission guidelines.
The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa and the second annual Chalk Art Festival are accepting entries from artists until June 1. The Reno Artown festival takes place July 8-9. Artists of all levels will use parking spaces as canvas in the west lot for chalk paintings. Artists will be provided with pastels, and no acrylics will be allowed. Cash prizes will be awarded in several categories, including Best of Show, Best Use of Color, Best Reproduction of a Master’s Work and Artists’ Choice.
Artists should submit at least three images, a high-resolution photo, a biography and a short statement expressing their interest. Visit www.atlantiscasino.com/chalk for details, and email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Cinco de Mayo celebration takes place from 3-10 p.m. April 28 and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 29-30 at the Grand Sierra. The event includes live Latin music, carnival rides, face painting and games and prizes for children. Vendors will offer clothes, art, crafts and food.
Entry is free April 28 and costs $10 for adults and $5 for children April 29-30.
A jam session featuring musicians performing at the Reno Jazz Festival takes place starting at 10 p.m. April 28 in El Jefe’s Cantina in Circus Circus Reno. The event is free.
A boxing event presented by Top Rank Inc., Let’s Get It On Promotions and the Atlantis takes place May 5 in the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The headline bouts feature 2012 Olympian super lightweight Jose Ramirez and local flyweight Oscar Vasquez.
The first bell is at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $100 for ringside, $65 for premium and $35 for general admission. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com and the Atlantis Gift Shop.
A nine-bar Pub Golf event for participants wearing golf attire takes place from 4-10 p.m. May 6 in downtown Reno. Participants get an 8-ounce game cup for $2, a map and drink specials at each of the nine bars .
Cups and rules are available starting April 30 at Siri’s Casino and May 6 at St. James Infirmary.
A viewing party for UFC 211 takes place May 13 in LEX Nightclub at the Grand Sierra. The event features heavyweights Stipe Miocic vs. Junior dos Santos and women strawweights Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Jessica Andrade.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and tickets start at $15. Guests get free entry to LEX after the fight.
The Ultimate VIP Pass allows guests unlimited drinks from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays at 11 venues in the Eldorado, Silver Legacy and Circus Circus. The pass costs $25, and venues include The Brew Brothers, Aura Ultra Lounge and El Jefe’s Cantina.
Skyy High Fridays take place at El Jefe’s Cantina in Circus Circus. An open Skyy vodka bar costs $12 from 10 p.m. to midnight Fridays. DJ Mo Funk performs.
Casino Player Magazine recently recognized the Grand Sierra with eight 2017 Best of Dining and Night Life awards. The awards for the casino include “Best Overall Dining,” “Best Overall Entertainment,” “Best Variety of Restaurants” and “Best Casino to See a Concert.” The magazine’s awards are based on reader polls.
Future Legends 36, a King of the Cage event, takes place May 20 at the Silver Legacy. The mixed martial arts event features heavyweights Matt McCrary from Reno vs. Reuben Roundstone, welterweights JJ Torres vs. Reno’s Blake Snee and women bantamweights April Martinich vs. Autumn Norton of Susanville, California. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the fights start at 6 p.m. For tickets, visit www.silverlegacy.com or call 775-325-7401.