The shuttle to and from the airport is pretty reliable, but I think their last departure from the airport is around 11pm or so. I know I've missed it on a late flight. Call to check. Cab fare is around $10 with tip.
It's quite possible to hop around Reno on the casino shuttles, using the airport as a hub of sorts. The casinos are happy to oblige as long as you give the impression you'll be dropping some money at their properties.
RNO to Grand Sierra is a walkable distance for me. How far is it, 500 yards?
First..THANKS all for the info
The distance from RNO to the GSR is 2 miles if Google Maps is accurate. (Can't believe I never bothered to check this out D'oh!)
I had the impression the GSR was kind of isolated & I guess folks meant from downtown but you're right 2 miles is not thaaaat far away, especially considering the ability to transit via the airport hub.
That said, I'll likely get a car at some point just for the flexibility.