Here at Affinity Gaming, we are dedicated to providing a superior experience for the gambler that values a WELCOMING environment with a focus on:

GREAT SLOTS, SATISFYING FOOD & THE UTMOST FUN.

Located in the heart of the entertainment and gaming capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada, Affinity Gaming is more than just another gaming company. We are a personable, loyal, and friendly company that shares a connection with each of our customers. Every employee at Affinity Gaming is committed to enhancing our guests' satisfaction by building upon our relationships and offering high-quality service at a reasonable price. Visit any of our 11 properties (five in Nevada, three in Colorado, two in Missouri, and one in Iowa) to experience our dedication to delivering a value-oriented product in a convenient, welcoming, and casual atmosphere. You may just find yourself visiting us again and again.

Our Mission & Philosophy


Here at Affinity Gaming,
We are dedicated to providing a superior experience for the gambler that values a WELCOMING environment with a focus on

GREAT SLOTS,
SATISFYING FOOD
& THE UTMOST FUN.

At Affinity Gaming properties, it’s all about fun and food for our guests. By offering outstanding value with elevated dining options, top-notch entertainment and high paying slots, we keep our guests coming back. We’re committed to offering exceptional and personalized service and our guests become like family, where everyone knows their name. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The company provides equal opportunity for employment on the basis of ability and aptitude and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability or handicap, perceived disability or handicap, military service, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation.

Education

A strong training program in the critical early stages of employment is proven to enhance the success of every team member. Ongoing training and development are key factors in helping our employees grow within the company and keeping them marketable within their field.

Recognition

We encourage our employees to acknowledge and nominate their fellow team members when they see individual or group accomplishments that support the company’s goals and values.

Commitment to Community

We are committed to improving the quality of life of the communities in which we live and work. We generously support a variety of deserving charitable organizations and are dedicated to promoting diversity, protecting the environment, and supporting responsible gaming.


Alzheimer's Association

"We have a responsibility to help and give back to our communities when we can. By partnering with the Alzheimer's Association, we hope to encourage others to participate so we can find new treatments and preventions, and ultimately, a cure." – Michael Silberling, CEO

Affinity Gaming has kicked off its 2016 corporate citizenship commitment by partnering with the Alzheimer's Association and pledging to contribute at least $100,000 across the regional chapters where its 11 casinos are operated in Southern and Northern Nevada, Colorado, Missouri and Iowa.  The yearlong partnership will include Affinity Gaming being a primary sponsor and participating in signature Alzheimer’s Association events, including its Education Conference and the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. During Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month in June, Affinity Gaming’s casino properties will create promotions and programs for their guests. In addition, Affinity will offer educational sessions, informational tables and program materials for team members along with team member rallies and town hall meetings. Team members also will have access to care consultation through their regional offices to provide case management and navigation through each stage of the disease.  With $60,000 of the overall commitment targeted for Southern Nevada, it will be largest single corporate contribution to the regional chapter of the Association.



The American Gaming Association (AGA)

Affinity Gaming is a proud member of the American Gaming Association and committed to supporting the gaming industry by helping casino operators thrive, innovate and grow. The AGA is committed to inclusively representing the totality of the gaming industry.



Las Vegas Business Academy

The Las Vegas Business Academy is a non-profit organization supporting future business leaders in the Las Vegas area by providing scholarships to UNLV graduate students studying Law, Business, and Hospitality. The LVBA is committed to providing unparalleled mentoring resources through their Board of Directors through student’s education.

Marc Rubenstein, Affinity Gaming’s General Counsel, has served of the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas Business Academy since 2014. Affinity Gaming pledges $6,000 yearly to the organization.




The Smith Center

Michael Silberling currently serves on the Board for President’s Advisory Council at The Smith Center. Opened in 2012, The Smith Center is considered to be one of the best performing art centers in the United States. As a proud supporter of the arts, Michael aspires to culturally enrich the residents of Southern Nevada by donating and giving back to this influential not-for-profit organization. Whether it's a symphony, a painting, a sculpture, or a performance, he understands that art helps to shape one's character; and The Smith Center is doing just that for our community. His support has funded many important efforts, such as bringing world-class performances right here to Las Vegas and providing educational programs which have touched the lives of over 200,000 students and teachers.



Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce

Affinity Gaming is a proud partner of Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce which helps make Las Vegas a vibrant place to live and work. By seeking and actively engaging community-wide partnerships, we can make Las Vegas a globally competitive and diversified metropolitan area.



Donations & Sponsorships

We believe strongly in giving back to the community it has been a part of for years. We care and are a proud supporter of our community. We support worthwhile initiatives, local and community-minded organizations; charities that help improve our region and benefit those in need. We strive to fulfill many of the hundreds of donation requests we receive each month.

Guidelines for Sponsorship:

  • Organizations must be tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code to be considered.
  • Request must be submitted at least 12 weeks in advance of the event.
  • First priority is given to organizations that serve our communities.

Donations Committee will not fund:

  • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender, race, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation.
  • Organizations whose sole purpose is promotion or support of a specific religion, denomination or religious institution.
  • Requests for monetary grants and / or sponsorships of individuals and teams.
  • Requests for gaming related items (i.e.: playing cards and dice) are prohibited to minors.

Donations Committee will not generally fund:

  • Political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns.
  • Fraternal, alumni, trade, professional or social organizations.
  • Organizations that are not tax-exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Committed to Responsible Gaming

Affinity Gaming adheres to the American Gaming Association (AGA) Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming. Our company takes steps to promote responsible gaming. The AGA Code of Conduct represents a broad commitment by the entire gaming industry to make the public aware of responsible gaming resources, and incorporates responsible gaming into business operations. Through our company's implementation of the AGA Code of Conduct, Affinity Gaming demonstrates that we are fully committed to the highest level of ethical and responsible policies and procedures in our gaming practices.

To promote responsible gaming, we continue to:

  • Educate our employees through a variety of programs and methods on responsible gaming policies and procedures
  • Provide information to our employees about resources for assistance with problem gaming
  • Provide information to our patrons, through a variety of methods both at our casinos and on our websites, about responsible gaming, win-loss odds on casino games and resources for assistance with problem gaming
  • Provide our patrons who feel they may have a problem the option of enrolling in our Self-Limit Access Program, which will cancel their access to our promotional mailings and casino services such as credit, Players Club privileges and check-cashing for as long a time period as they desire
  • Serve alcoholic beverages responsibly
  • Monitor vigilantly to prevent underage gambling and unattended minors in our casinos
  • Advertise responsibly
  • Fund responsible gaming research

If you feel you need help, please call the following 24-hour confidential national hotlines in Nevada 1-800-522-4700, Colorado 1-800-522-4700, Iowa 1-800-BETSOFF and Missouri 1-800-BETSOFF.

Care for the Environment

Affinity Gaming recognizes the importance of reducing our carbon footprint. We continue to research and adopt environmentally sustainable programs to support a clean world. We have proactively introduced conservation and sustainable practices into our daily operations. We take great pride in protecting the future.

The ongoing conservation steps include the following:

  • Transitioned from disposable glasses, plates and silverware to regular utensils, cutting down waste within dining facilities.
  • Traditional drain cleaners were replaced with environmentally-friendly, bacterial-based cleaners.
  • Lost cell phones are donated to a local charitable organization.
  • Trees and plants that are no longer viable are sent to a local composter.
  • Recycles all electronic waste, compact fluorescent light bulbs, fryer oil, and cardboard.
  • Installation of new HVAC systems. The systems conserve energy and draws fresh air into our property when proper weather condition allow.
  • Installation of an state of the art air quality control system which minimizes smoke and air particulates.
  • Non-smoking areas on our gaming floors.
  • Shredding and recycling paper receptacles placed in administrate offices.

Company History

Affinity Gaming traces its roots to the Terrible Herbst Oil Company founded in 1959 by Ed Herbst which owns gasoline stations throughout Nevada, California, Utah and Arizona. Herbst Gaming was formed by brothers Ed Herbst, Troy Herbst and Tim Herbst to service the slot machines in their gas stations in 1987. Over the next years here’s a look at the history of Terrible Herbst becoming Affinity Gaming.

2006Sands Regent announced plans of acquirement by Herbst
2007

Herbst purchased four (4) casinos to include: the Red Hawk Sports Bar, Sands Regent and Rail City Casino for $119 million

Herbst Gaming acquired Primm Valley Casino Resorts from MGM Mirage (now MGM Resorts International) for $400 million

2008Operations of the two companies represented 80 gasoline stations and 600 different slot route locations
2009

Herbst announced its plans to enter a pre-arranged Chapter 11 Bankruptcy whereby it would keep its slot routes but give ownership of its casinos to its creditors thus splitting its current operations into two holding companies

Herbst would continue to manage the casinos

2010Herbst emerged from Chapter 11, under new ownership
2011Herbst changed its name to Affinity Gaming, LLC
2012

Affinity sold the Terrible's Town Casino and Terrible's Lakeside Casino & RV Park in Pahrump and much of its slots route operations to Golden Gaming

Golden in turn sold to Affinity three (3) casinos in Black Hawk, Colorado: the Golden Gates, Golden Gulch, and Golden Mardi Gras

Affinity sold the Terrible's Searchlight casino and the remainder of its slots routes to JETT Gaming, owned by the Herbst family

2013Affinity sold three of its Northern Nevada casinos for $19.2 million to Truckee Gaming, a new company led by Affinity Executive Ferenc Szony
2014

Affinity Gaming announced Michael Silberling was the new Chief Executive Officer

Silberling, who succeeded David Ross was also named a member of the Board of Directors

 
 
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