Casino Within 90 Minutes

Thunder Valley Casino
1200 Athens Ave., Lincoln; (877) 468-8777; www.thundervalleyresort.com

Call it a Lake Tahoe casino with out the altitude. In reality, with more than 2,600 machines, Thunder Valley Casino can boast more slot play potential than any casino in Tahoe or Reno. The United Auburn Indian Community hit the jackpot when it opened this venue, 85,000 square feet of a brightly lit, nonstop noisy gaming floor. Staff invites you to try your hand at one of the 98 table games, and when you get hungry, you can stop playing just long enough to feast at Feast Buffet, Austins Steakhouse, Koi Palace, Thunder Cafe or the food court.