Fun at the Casino

The casino on the first floor of the John Ascuaga Nugget welcomes ACB to Reno. In addition to round-the-clock fun, ACB and the casino have scheduled the following events, open only to ACB conference and convention attendees. Purchase tickets at the ACB/Vanda Pharmaceuticals Registration Desk in Pavillion B.

Saturday, July 9

12:00pm - 2:00pm Private Gaming Lessons - $15, $20
You don't know how to play craps or blackjack? You're wondering how to use the terms Yo, stickman, and color up? Learn the fundamental rules, terminology, strategy and etiquette that are unique to these table games. Casino dealers demonstrate possible combinations, explain the odds, and show how you would be paid on a winning hand or roll. Examine the tables, ask questions and even practice. Braille basic blackjack strategy card is available following the lessons.

Sunday, July 10

9:00am - 11:00am Private Gaming Lessons - $15, $20
See Saturday's description.

3:00pm - 5:00pm Private Gaming Lessons - $15, $20
See Saturday's description.

Tuesday, July 12

2:00pm - 3:00pm Blackjack Tournament - $35, $40
When playing in a blackjack tournament, you compete against the dealer and your fellow players. The tournament begins with 6 tables, and each plays 25 hands. The person with the most money at each table goes on to the final round. These final 6 players play another 25 hands. Prize money awarded based on the total number of players, to be announced before the tournament begins.

7:00pm - 10:00pm ACB Texas Hold'em Tournament - $55, $60
Here's your chance to match your poker skills with other ACBers, even if you have never played before. The dealers will teach you how to play before the tournament begins. Prize money awarded based on the total number of players.

Thursday, July 14

3:30pm - 4:30pm Blackjack Tournament - $35, $40
See Tuesday's description.