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Peppermill History

1971: Peppermill Coffee Shop, Reno, Nevada 

The company was born when Nat Carasali and Bill Paganetti, two lifelong friends, opened the Peppermill Coffee Shop and Lounge in Reno, Nevada, in 1971.

1979: Peppermill Expands into Gaming 

In 1979, Nat and Bill formed a partnership with the Seeno family to expand into gaming. The partnership has spanned decades and is a testament to the trust, respect and integrity that each member shares with the others.

1980: Peppermill Opens Small Casino and Motor Lodge 

In 1980, with the opening of a small casino and motor lodge units, the Peppermill entered the gaming arena in northern Nevada.

1983: Peppermill Adds Western Village in Sparks, NV and Rainbow Club in Henderson, NV 

In 1983, Peppermill Casinos, Inc. broadened its base by adding Western Village in Sparks, NV. After several renovations and a 1994 expansion, the Western Village now offers 147 rooms, three restaurants and more than 27,000 square feet of gaming space.

Also in 1983, the company expanded to southern Nevada. Peppermill Casinos, Inc. acquired the Rainbow Club Casino. 

1984: Peppermill Expands to Wendover, NV 

Peppermill Casinos, Inc. expanded to Wendover, Nevada, in 1984.


Today, Peppermill’s hotel, casino, restaurant and resort operations range from Peppermill Resort in Reno to Western Village Inn and Casino in Sparks, Montego Bay, Peppermill, and Rainbow in Wendover, and the Peppermill Las Vegas.