From Boomtown to Silverton, the Evolution of a Casino

From Boomtown to Silverton, the Evolution of a Casino
In 1989 the Majestic Realty Company owned by Ed Roski purchased an 80-acre parcel of land off the Las Vegas Strip along the west side of Interstate 15. This was originally intended to be an industrial warehouse. Five years later Boomtown, Inc and Ed Roski announced that their joint venture would open the Boomtown Blue Diamond; a $70 million dollar venture that would be built by Mr. Roski with the financing coming from Boomtown, Inc.

One year later in May 1994 Boomtown, Las Vegas opened and a month later Boomtown, Inc. bought out Roski’s share of the company becoming the sole owner of the company.

Over the years the casino struggled to draw visitors and in 1996 an agreement was made with Ed Roski to buy back the property for $10.6 million dollars in cash and promissory notes, the sale was finally completed on July 1, 1997.

Ed Roski re-branded the property and renamed it the Silverton in December of the same year. One of his first changes was to cut the staff from a high of 1,400 people to less than one thousand. He also re-themed the interior of the casino as a hunting lodge.

In 2004 a $150 million dollar renovation included the opening of a Brass Pro Shop attached to the casino, and many new restaurants were also added to the property.

In 2009 another major renovation included the addition of a parking garage and an expansion of the casino. As recently as 2016 a new Cracker Barrel Restaurant, the first one to be opened in Nevada, was opened as a free standing building on the southern end of the property.
 
The casino, in its new guise, continues to grow and expand and now draws in both the locals and tourists alike making it one of the more successful "off-strip" casinos in Las Vegas.
Boomtown Hotel & Casino Chips

We have Casino Chips and No Cash Value chips from the now re-named Boomtown Casino.

Chips from the Boomtown Hotel & Casino are a great addition to any collection of "off-Strip" Las Vegas Casino Chips.
Silverton Hotel & Casino
 
Boomtown was re-branded and became the highly successful Silverton Hotel & Casino.
Silverton Casino Cards
 
These decks are from the Silverton casino. They have the Silverton logo on them.  These casino playing cards make for a great addition to anybody's card collection and or can be used for your home gaming nights.
Silverton Hotel & Casino Dice
 
Add a pair of matching numbered Casino Dice from the Silverton Hotel & Casino to your collection. They also make the perfect souvenir or gift from your time in Las Vegas.
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