Primm, Nevada, the point of entry into Nevada on Interstate 15 from Southern California, is home to three large casinos:  Buffalo Bill’s Resort Casino, Terrible’s Primm Valley Resort, and Whiskey Pete’s Hotel Casino.  All three are owned by Primm Valley Resorts, which operates free shuttle buses between the three properties.  There is also a free single-car monorail that provides access between Terrible’s Primm Valley Resort and Whiskey Pete’s, which are on opposite sides of Interstate 15 

Buffalo Bill’s Resort Casino has 1,242 guest rooms and suites and is located on the east side of Interstate 15.  In addition to a 46,000 square foot casino, Buffalo’s Bill’s also has a 6,500 seat Star of the Desert Arena, which is designed for concerts, and a pool in the shape of a buffalo.  Buffalo Bill’s also has an impressive roller coaster for thrill seekers, called the Desperado, which is one of the fastest and tallest roller coasters in the world.  The roller coaster reaches speeds up to 80 miles per hour and has a drop of 225 feet.

Terrible’s Primm Valley Resort offers guests 623 rooms and suites.  It has over 1,500 slot machines as well as table games and a sports book.  The hotel has an exhibit featuring the bullet-riddled car that Bonnie and Clyde were in when they were killed.  The resort also includes the Primm Valley Golf Club, which is two miles to the south in California and features two challenging golf courses.

Whiskey Pete’s Hotel Casino is the oldest of three large casinos in Primm, having first opened in 1977.  It has 777 rooms, a large outdoor swimming pool with a water slide and spa tub, three restaurants, and approximately 36, 400 square feet of casino space.  Whiskey Pete’s is typically the most economical of the three major hotels in Primm.  It lends its name for the area’s original owner, Pete MacIntyre.  In the 1920’s, in addition to his convenience store, Pete MacIntyre also set up a bootlegging operation.  Thus he became known as “Whiskey Pete” and was a popular figure in Primm history. 

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Source by Jason