Golden Nugget Film and Media

Film

  • In the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever (1971), the casino can be continually seen in the police chase scene.
  • The casino can be seen in the beginning of the film Smokin’ Aces (2006), in which the antagonist cuts the ribbons for the casino’s grand opening.
  • In the film Next (2007), Nicolas Cage is briefly seen entering the Golden Nugget through the Fremont Street entrance.
  • The Golden Nugget features prominently in the poker dokumentary The Grand (2008).
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Television

  • The Casino (2004), a Fox reality television series is based on the story of the Golden Nugget’s acquisition by Poster Financial Group.
  • In 2006, the cowboy on the Golden Nugget sign closes the season 6 episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, titled “Kiss-Kiss, Bye-Bye”.
  • In 2010, the casino’s pool and shark aquarium were featured throughout an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

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Video Games

  • In all Street Fighter II games (except HD Remix), Balrog’s (M. Bison in Japanese) stage is at the Golden Nugget. The Golden Nugget sign is clearly seen in the back. In HD Remix, it has been changed to the “Crazy Buffalo”.
  • The name Golden Nugget also designates casino games on Game Boy Advance, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, and personal computers.

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