Minden, Nevada: Jethro's Beverly Hillbillies Mansion & Casino
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This Casino was approved in 2008 by Douglas County, NV and will be finished in 2009 on Highway 395 on the north end of the county, south of Carson City.[Aitsim, 11/12/2008]
2009 came and went. Jethro still has no casino, but he hasn't given up trying to get one. Last we heard, he was scouting property in Sparks.
Address: Minden, NV
Hours: Coming soon -- in 2009.
Max Baer (Jethro) has ownership of an old closed Wal-Mart on the south end of Carson City. I guess the casino idea didn't fly in Reno. He wants to build his Beverly Hillbilly casino within this old Wal-Mart. But there are many problems! Zoning laws, the City of Carson City wanting to confiscate the property under eminent domain to stop the casino, and a super heated debate among town residents. Meanwhile, the old building just sits there looking derelict. Politics! Bah![John Metz, 05/25/2005]
Max Baer Jr., who played Jethro in the tv series The Beverly Hillbillies, has won the approval of the Reno, Nevada, Planning Commission to build a $130 million Hillbilly-theme casino.... [11/22/1998] Complete News Story