Now Open: Circa Sports Expands With New Book at The Pass Casino







Henderson Location Marks Fifth Book in Southern Nevada for CEO Derek Stevens’ Sports Betting Venture

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Today, Circa Sports the sports betting venture from CEO and downtown Las Vegas casino operator, Derek Stevens – opened its fifth Southern Nevada book at The Pass Casino. Located in downtown Henderson, The Pass’ book will offer a convenient betting option for visitors to the newly renovated and rebranded property.


Launched in 2019, Circa Sports is helmed by a team of the country’s top betting experts. It has become known for the country’s best odds and competitive wager options with a menu that appeals to all levels of bettors.


“I’ve always been a fan of Water Street in Henderson, so to launch our fifth Circa Sports book at The Pass is a big moment for Circa Sports,” said Stevens. “Owner Joe DeSimone and his team have done a wonderful job reinventing this property, and we look forward to reaching a new range of customers here.”


The new Circa Sports book is one of the many updates for The Pass, which opened at the former site of the Eldorado Casino on April 1. The book offers pedestrian access right off Water Street and features two kiosks and three betting windows. Guests can grab a drink at the adjacent Pass Bar, with high-top tables and chairs presenting a prime viewing spot to catch the action on several big-screen TVs.


DeSimone said, “Circa brings a first class sports book to The Pass Casino, and we are proud to maintain an association with such a quality enterprise. The Circa Sports culture fits perfectly with the atmosphere we have created.”


The Pass’ Circa Sports book was launched with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today, with speeches given by Stevens, DeSimone and Henderson Mayor Debra March.


Mayor March said, “We know that Derek cares deeply about the Henderson community and we are excited to welcome Circa Sports to our city. A state-of-the-art book like this will bring new opportunities for growth and development for Water Street.”


Circa Sports has seen rapid growth since its first location at Golden Gate Hotel & Casino, Shortly after, it opened at sister property the D Las Vegas, and then ventured outside of Nevada with the launch of the Circa Sports mobile app in Colorado. Last fall, Circa Sports launched its flagship location at the world’s largest sportsbook inside Circa Resort & Casino, and then a satellite book at Tuscany Suites & Casino last month.


About Circa Sports

Helmed by casino owner and downtown Las Vegas developer Derek Stevens, Circa Sports is blazing a new trail in the gaming industry by combining customer-first approach to business with a team of the country’s top oddsmakers. Circa Sports boasts one of the most competitive wagering menus in Las Vegas and is a leader in the city for sports futures. The venture currently operates in the world’s largest sportsbook at Circa Resort & Casino, as well as sister properties Golden Gate Hotel & Casino and the D Las Vegas. Circa Sports marked its first venture outside of Nevada with the Circa Sports Colorado app, and in March 2021, Stevens launched his first Las Vegas book outside of his downtown properties at Tuscany Suites & Casino and The Pass Casino in Henderson.

About The Pass

The Pass Casino located at 140 S. Water Street in downtown Henderson joins the Railroad Pass in DeSimone’s gaming portfolio with numerous enhancements. Among the enhancements to the gaming floor are live table games along with over 350 slot machines. Emilia’s Cafe, named for DeSimone’s daughter, offers upgraded 24-hour dining.  Fine dining is available at Ristorante Italiano, Thursday through Sunday evenings.  The Pass Bar and Silver Bar complete the new food and beverage options.


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