Grand Sierra Resort celebrates March


Reno, Nev. –Northern Nevada’s largest resort, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) welcomes the return of college basketball playoffs with the best viewing party in the region. On March 16 -17, GSR hosts its annual Grand Hoops Party, allowing eager basketball fans the opportunity to watch every qualifying team fight for the title of National Champion. This year’s festivities take place in LEX Nightclub and the Grand Theatre. Fans who want to be front and center for the action can also see every free throw at the William Hill Race & Sports Book, the largest sports book in the region. Tickets are on sale now and are available at or by calling (775) 789-2000.

The party kicks off on Thursday, March 16 inside LEX Nightclub from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. LEX features 40 VIP tables, providing the utmost luxury for big groups with large, HD screens to enjoy the games. Continuing Friday, March 17 from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. inside the Grand Theatre, fans can expect large screen viewing and plush seating. The theatre’s main screen stands at an impressive 30 feet and will be accompanied by two, 23 foot screens as well as 6 mm LED walls. Tickets for each event are $50 per person and include two drink tickets, an all-you-can-eat-stadium-style buffet, nearby betting stations and several, large HD screens. Events are for guests 21 years and older.

However, that’s not all. GSR is also home to the largest sports book in northern Nevada. At nearly 13,000 square feet, the William Hill Race & Sports Book venue offers the ultimate in luxury sports viewing and betting and it will be no different for those looking to watch teams vie for the championship this March. Viewing options include tables, front row, lounge chairs bar seating. The sports book features 73 TVs including a nine-foot by 16-foot high-definition screen, four 90-inch screens, 22 65-inch screens, 20 50-inch screens and 18 46-inch screens as well as a full bar.

The Grand Theatre has marked itself as one of the top entertainment venues in the West with a capacity of more than 2,700, including well-appointed luxury seats with more legroom, wider seats and wider aisles. In addition, exclusive VIP booths with personalized beverage and bottle service are available for small groups and special occasions. Designed by John Sergio Fisher & Associates, the theatre also includes a two-tiered entry with an all-new, enclosed lobby, state-of-the-art lighting and sound renovations, as well as new artist facilities including dressing rooms, green rooms and an artist lounge.

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