Best Going-for-Broke Attitude

It’s not every casino that throws mustache parties, lets kiddies give their Christmas wish lists to an underwater Santa and has Stupid Cupid speed-dating mixers on Valentine’s Day. But not every casino is stuck in the not-quite-neighborhood/not-on-the-Strip no man’s land like the Silverton. The resort’s staff has been putting together odd, funky special events that you won’t see anywhere else in town. Next up: Summer Lovin’ Speed Dating, which, of course, incorporates a speed-eating contest (7 p.m. July 29), and Half Pint Brawlers, a midget wrestling extravaganza (8 p.m. Aug. 27).