(Las Vegas, NV) -- Customers at two downtown Las Vegas casinos will be able to use Bitcoins for rooms, food and gifts, but not in the casino.

Starting today, . Derek Stevens, who's majority owner of both properties, says there's a lot more excitement around Bitcoin use than he first thought.

Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett tells the "Review-Journal" there have been no discussions on Bitcoin use for gambling.