Travel Blogs from Reno
... coffee in my room and not bloody decaf! I noticed loads of police cars across the road, but never thought much of it until I saw the news. Police had shot two guys trying to rob a CVS (chemist). Sadly one died. Decided to give Reno nightlife a miss, and get room service, and an early night. I watched the Inbetweeners 2. What a pile of steaming poo! Time to sleep, long drive ...
... we picked it up.
Then we put the top down on the car and headed off on the I-80 to Reno. The sun was out and the temperatures were very pleasant for an open topped drive through the Sierra Nevada mountains. On the road were quite a few classic American cars and we found out later that the Hot August Nights classic car festival was about to start in Reno.
We were early for the car drop off so we passed Reno and went to Sheels, a sporting goods shop and had ...
... me the signs and what to do at certain times. 4 hours later I'm walking back to the hotel room with $20,000 in my pocket. I met one of the greatest card counters in history Ace Kerry, he taught me the ways of card counting and how not to get caught by the pit bosses. I thanked him for the knowledge he gave me and left.
- We made it to Reno in the evening and filled up our gas tank at a chevron for the last time before we make it home.
- Booked a room at the Peppermill
- Nicest hotel and casino in Reno
- I talked my way into getting the hotel room for $160 for 4 nights which is a great deal for the quality of the room and casino.
- Gas Cost: $49.20
... at the campground we had a quick dinner, then headed back to the casino to demand our money back. However, not only did we lose the rest of our original money but another $25 for good measure. This time it was really fast as the dealer seemed to have phenomenal luck. She got blackjack after blackjack!
Other places to stay in Reno
495 West Street, Reno | Hotelfrom $49