Former Red Lion Hotel & Casino has reopened as Maverick Casino & Hotel in Elko

Maverick opens its first rebranded Nevada casino

“This is an important step for Maverick Gaming as we continue to grow and invest in our portfolio of properties," said Eric Persson, Maverick Gaming's CEO and majority owner.
2021-08-03
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The property debuted Saturday with over $2M in renovations, expected to be completed by the end of 2021. Maverick Gaming has acquired 24 brands and properties in Nevada, Colorado, and Washington. The multi-year plan is to upgrade the physical infrastructure, and rebrand them as either Maverick Casino & Hotel, Ace’s Poker, Dragon Tiger Casino, or Macau Legend.

Maverick Gaming held Saturday the grand opening of Maverick Casino & Hotel in Elko, Nevada.

The property debuted with over $2 million in renovations, which are expected to be completed by the end of the year.

The company, based in Kirkland, Washington, has acquired 24 unique brands and properties, in Nevada, Colorado, and Washington. The multi-year plan is to upgrade the physical infrastructure, improve the overall gaming, guest experience, and rebrand them as either Maverick Casino & Hotel, Ace’s Poker, Dragon Tiger Casino, or Macau Legend.

The Chief Executive Officer and majority owner of Maverick Gaming Eric Persson, said: “This is an important step for Maverick Gaming as we continue to grow and invest in our portfolio of properties. Our plan has always been to consolidate our assets under our four key brands and unite them under Play Maverick Loyalty and Sports programs. This is the next step in our evolution as we continue building Maverick Gaming as a best-in-class regional operator and, today, we are excited to introduce this new, unique experience to our friends in Elko.”

Regional President Steve Sirianni, added: “We are excited to launch the first Maverick Casino and Hotel in the country. Our goal at Maverick has always been to upgrade the experience for our loyal guests. With this debut, we also wanted to honor our community, team members, and the rich past that the Red Lion Hotel and Casino had in Elko.”

Maverick Casino & Hotel will feature History Wall with remnants of old signage, photos, gaming chips, and other nostalgic items. 

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