RENO, Nev. -- PDS Casinos, Reno, a subsidiary of PDS Gaming,
purchased the Gambler casino here.
The 7,000-square-foot gaming facility, located on Virginia
Street in the city's downtown section, features 175 slot
PDS Casinos officials are waiting for regulatory approvals,
including that of the Nevada Gaming Board, that would allow the
company to operate the casino. The firm's officials expect to have
a decision from gaming authorities in the first quarter of this
The company plans to improve the property and utilize the
casino's second level, which currently is not being used, according
to Martha Vlcek, chief financial officer of PDS Financial Corp.,
doing business as PDS Gaming. The expansion nearly would double the
size of the facility, she added.