Elko, Nevada: White King, World's Largest Dead Polar Bear (In Transition)

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Commercial Hotel and Casino

345 4th St., Elko, NV
At the Commercial Hotel and Casino. I-80 exit 303. Turn south onto Hwy 535, then right following Hwy 535/Idaho St. into town. At the corner of 4th St.
Casino currently closed; outdoor statues still visible.
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White King, World's Largest Dead Polar Bear

White King stands, stuffed, in a casino. His giant statues rear up over the otherwise inviting entrances.

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White King, World's Largest Dead Polar Bear

The casino appears to be permanently closed.

[Aurora, 07/09/2021]

News reports from early 2021 were that the casino was "temporarily closed for updating." But the giant White King statues outside are still visible.

Polar bear.

White King

White King at the Commercial Hotel in Elko is the largest bear that I have ever seen (and I have seen a lot of stuffed animals). I felt so small standing next to him. Afterward the employees gave me money to gamble with in the casino. How cool is that?

[Queen Becky, 12/31/2016]

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