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Jun 27, 2014

Nevada Revenue up 8.11%, Laughlin down 4.89% for May



The Gaming Control Board release numbers on Friday showing that Nevada gaming revenue jumped 8.11% for the month of May (2014).  This included the Las Vegas Strip's largest single month increase for the year. 

Statewide Casinos collected $970.3 million in the month of May.  Of that, Strip casinos collected almost $593 million, a 17.3 percent increase compared to May 2013.  The Strip’s results helped offset monthly losses reported by casinos in other areas of Clark County, including downtown, North Las Vegas, Laughlin and the Boulder Strip. 

Laughlin revenue was down -4.89% to $38,288,160 for the month of May compared to  $40,257,643 last year.  

According the the Las Vegas Review Journal: High-end baccarat play associated with Mayweather’s world welterweight championship fight with Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand Garden May 3 fueled the increase.

Baccarat play accounted for 29 percent of the Strip’s total revenue. Revenue from baccarat grew 88.7 percent to $170.9 million. Gamblers wagered $1.03 billion on baccarat, an increase of 26.4 percent. The hold percentage — the amount of money casinos held on wagers — was 16.63 percent, well above the 11.14 percent hold in May 2013. 

Without baccarat, Strip gaming revenue still would have increased but only by 1.7 percent.

As far as we are aware there is no baccarat in Laughlin, although we have seen advertisements for mini-baccarat at the Aquarius Casino. 


To see the complete gaming report of the picture above for May see this link.


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Two Fireworks Shows in Laughlin

The Independence Day (4th of July) Holiday Weekend is coming fast.

Two sets of fireworks are scheduled this year.  One on the Laughlin Riverwalk and one at the Avi Resort Casino. 

The 24th annual Rockets Over The River Fireworks Show will take place on Friday, July 4th.  This extraordinary display is one of the best in the West.  Rockets are shot off into the desert sky over the Colorado River as Patriotic Music plays.  For a best view of the show go out on the Laughlin Riverwalk anywhere between the Aquarius and the Colorado Belle.  A good view is had from just about anywhere on the River though.  Get there early and be sure to stay hydrated, it's going to be warm! 

Then on July 5th, at the Beach overlook at the Avi Casino another fireworks display will light up the sky.  Avi always  has an incredible show definitely worth seeing. 

Both shows take place at dusk, no exact time is available but go early for a good spot.  Viewing is free. 

Below is a video of one of the fireworks Finale from Rockets Over The River from a previous year.


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Jun 23, 2014

Wild Style Burgers & Pizza

Laughlin, Nevada

Edgewater Hotel and Casino

Back in March construction started for the new Wild Style Burgers & Pizza restaurant in the Edgewater Casino.  It is going in where the old McDonalds was (that closed in January). 

We heard that they are due to open very soon, possibly by the end of the month (28th).   Don't quote us on that (well go ahead if you must), but we think it will be nice to see something new and different opening.  As much as we love Capriotti's it will be good to have another choice on the Edgewater Casino floor. 

New sign on the temporary wall

They cut a temporary door in the temporary walls surrounding the construction and are busy inside.  Plastic sheeting obscured too much of a view but from what we could tell it looks very close to completion. 

Workers busy completing the project
Capriotti's on the Edgewater Casino floor to get a new neighbor soon. 

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Jun 20, 2014

Pints Brew wins 2 Gold Medals


What is your favorite Brew at Pints?

The following is a press release from the Edgewater - Colorado Belle Media.  Pints Restaurant and Brewery in the Colorado Belle just won two gold medals at the Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition held June 7-8.


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 PINTS’ BEERS WIN TWO GOLD MEDALS!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LAUGHLIN, NV-- Colorado Belle’s Pints Brewery & Sports Bar has been awarded two Gold Medals. Chili IPA and “El Jefe” Mexican Lager, won the medals in the prestigious Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition held June 7-8. Chili IPA won in the Field Beer category, and Mexican Lager took home top honors in the American Style Amber Lager category. Eighty-four categories with 30 to 225 entries per category were judged at the event. Brewmaster Chuck Croix entered 5 beers in the competition, including Chili IPA, Mexican Lager, Watermelon Wheat, Bodacious Blueberry and German Bock, all extremely popular at Pints. “We were very excited to receive word about the medals. We work hard to brew excellent beer, and it’s great to have an international competition recognize the results,” Croix said. In 2013, Pints’ Bodacious Blueberry Beer was awarded the Bronze medal in the fruit beer category at the same competition. In addition to keeping tanks and kegs filled with the regular beers, Chuck introduces new seasonal beers. Watch for Mango IPA, coming soon!

Pints microbrews are served at bars throughout Colorado Belle and Edgewater (Colorado Belle’s sister resort) including The Loading Dock Bar & Grille, which features El Jefe Mexican Lager, “Nonetheweizer” American Hefeweizen, Golden Ale and What the Puck IPA. The brewery’s Golden Ale is also served at most major concerts in the Edgewater’s E Center.

AWARD WINNING BEER!
Chili IPA is becoming a regular offering at Pints, and El Jefe Mexican Lager is one of four house beers in the Loading Dock Bar & Grille at Colorado Belle.
CHILI IPA: Copper-colored medium body beer with a blend of roasted chilies and a generous quantity of hops in the kettle and in the fermentation tank. Slight note of honey from our malt. The hops dominates the flavor with notes of citrus in this American IPA. 6% ABV
EL JEFE MEXICAN LAGER: A dark malty flavored Vienna style lager. There are hints of roast coffee and chocolate. 8% ABV

CURRENTLY ON TAP AT PINTS:
Pints Premium Golden Ale—A well balanced, light, refreshing ale that finishes dry and crisp.
Rehab Red—An American amber ale with a generous amount of hops that balances the sweetness of lots of caramel malt.
What the Puck IPA—Copper-colored medium body beer with a generous amount of hops in the kettle and in the fermentation tank. Slight note of honey from our malt. The hops dominates the flavor with notes of citrus in this American IPA. 6% ABV
Jackass Stout—Hints of coffee and chocolate lend character to Jackass Stout; served on nitrogen for an extra smooth body.
Bodacious Blueberry Ale—Bodaciously delicious, this ale is made with real fruit for a refreshing, noticeable flavor that isn’t overpowering.
Wild Card Brew—In addition to the five primary beers brewed in Pints, one or more Wild Card Brews are featured in Pints: Nut Brown Ale, (ABV 5%), Double IPA (ABV 10.5%) and American Hefeweizen (ABV 5.5%).

Root Beer is on tap! The Brewmaster’s Root Beer has been pronounced “delicious, better than A&W’s”. Available only in Pints.

 The Colorado Belle and Edgewater Casino Resorts are owned and operated by Marnell Gaming, LLC, a limited liability corporation which owns gaming establishments in Laughlin, Nevada. The corporation develops, expands and acquires gaming-related properties and is focused on providing a unique portfolio of gaming offerings to its guests.

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Jun 16, 2014

Truth and Faith at the Golden Nugget

Is a "Show of Good Faith" needed from the Golden Nugget?

If you haven't seen it or heard about it yet, “The Hand of Faith” is the world’s largest gold nugget on display, weighing in at 61 pounds 11 ounces.  Depending on the price of gold, the estimated value is at $3 million dollars.

Hand of Faith on display at the Golden Nugget Laughlin

 We were lucky enough to see it at the Laughlin, Nevada Golden Nugget...or were we?

We still are not 100 percent sure where the "real" World's Largest Golden Nugget is.   One of our favorite Vegas sites, Vital Vegas, shared that the real Hand of Faith is now on loan at the Golden Nugget in Biloxi, Mississippi.  They also shared a picture of it traveling from Vegas to Biloxi.

So what is in Laughlin?  And has the real one ever been here?

Just this past weekend we were at the Golden Nugget in Laughlin and saw the Hand of Faith displayed with the sign that DOES NOT say it is a replica.  Apparently, there are also stand in replicas at the other Golden Nugget Casinos when the real one is elsewhere. That would mean currently the one in Las Vegas, Atllantic City and Laughlin are replicas. Last year another awesome Vegas site, Vegas Chatter was on the lookout for the real nugget too.

Way back sometime in the summer of 2011 we recall seeing the Laughlin Hand of Faith in a different location by Harlows restaurant (now changed to the Claim Jumper).  At that time the sign very clearly said it was a replica* of the real one located in Las Vegas.

*We know we have the photo of this somewhere but it's hiding tucked in a backup file somewhere.  

Sometime since then, some of the higher ups or a marketing guru at the Golden Nugget must of decided there is no harm in letting their guests and tourists believe they are looking at the real World's Largest Golden Nugget. So the sign longer says it is a replica. No harm, no foul perhaps?

We have as of this writing, received no response from the Golden Nugget about if the one in Laughlin is real or fake.  The sign, of course, leads everyone to believe it is real.  When we were there last it was a busy weekend and several groups of people and families were viewing, talking about and taking their picture with the nugget. It is now located right near the main lobby.

Then we came across a press release from the Golden Nugget in 2008.



They announced announced the real Hand of Faith was coming to Laughlin.  According to the release it was to be in Laughlin from October 2, 2008 through the end of the year.  (see full press release here as a pdf file)

Based on all this if you are in Laughlin anytime soon you will most likely be looking at a very nice replica of the real Nugget.  Even if the sign doesn't tell you that you are.

It is a big deal that the Golden Nugget does not disclose that the Hand of Faith is a replica in some locations?  


Are These Real or Fake?
We were asking if you think the bills are real or fake, in case you were wondering. 

You can have your picture taken at Binions in Las Vegas with a million dollars in cash. Just like the picture above. We would bet a million dollars Binions has real money on display. Ok, so money is not a nugget but facts are facts.  

Sign does not say it is a replica

Fact might not always be as exciting as fiction.  But, we personally would prefer EVERYTHING we hear or see from a casino where we play and spend our cash be TRUTH. 

Come on, Golden Nugget, tells us on your "Hand of Faith" signs if we are looking at the real deal or not.

Even if it is a replica we will still love you, and come to play.  Honest.  

Golden Nugget Laughlin
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Jun 13, 2014

Jeff Civillico: Comedy in Action at Harrah's Laughlin

Laughlin, Nevada
Harrah's Laughlin

Jeff Civillico - Comedy in Action

FIESTA SHOWROOM HARRAH'S LAUGHLin

June 12-29 


Jeff Civillico is a Vegas-based headline entertainer whose "Comedy in Action" show is filled with high energy, physical comedy, world-class juggling and action-packed stunts. His show has been a feature in the afternoons on the Las Vegas strip at the brand-new Quad Resort & Casino for the past two years. 
Inspired by comedy legends like Steve Martin and Jim Carrey, Jeff's comedy is heavily based on improvisation, physical stunts and wit. Along with daring on-stage moves, Jeff's banter and likeable personality makes the show fast paced, fun, and exciting for all ages.  
Now for two weeks only he is taking his energy to Laughlin for a nightly show.  
Jeff on his way to Laughlin
photo from Jeff Civillico on Twitter 
Amazingly he is driving to Laughlin for his show nightly AFTER performing his afternoon show at 4pm at the Quad in Vegas.  That is pure dedication to not only his show and talent but also to Laughlin itself. You won't find too many entertainers willing to do that. This is your chance to catch a high quality show of an up and coming entertainer right here at Harrah's.  Show him some love by coming to check out his unique show.  We will be!
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Jun 12, 2014

Pre River Regatta Party

Laughlin, Nevada

River Regatta 2014

Harrah’s Laughlin Ultimate River Regatta Pre-Party 
Friday August 8th
Starting at 7:00pm at the Site Location: Harrah’s Laughlin North & South Pools and Beach


Harrah’s Laughlin is hosting a pre-party for the 2014 River Regatta.  The event will take place at three separate locations including the two Harrah's pools and the beach. Each area will have an individual DJ who will deliver a unique style of music. Throughout the evening, the party will feature one of Las Vegas’s hottest DJ’s, Tatiana. She is recognized as the best female DJ in the world and currently performs at events across the country and is an official DJ for a nationally syndicated TV show. Tatiana will take center stage at the Harrah’s Laughlin beach in a custom built Red Bull MXT Event Truck with a full DJ set-up.  

The party is being sponsored by Red Bull and they will be featuring a VIP Ultra lounge at the beach for those who like to party in style. The lounge will include leather sectional couches, a tent, LED screens and bar service. Additional pre-party sponsors are Corona, Jagermesiter and Modelo.



The pre-party is a no-cover charge event, but you must be 21 or older to attend. 

Learn more about the 2014 River Regatta (which takes place on Saturday, August 9th) and early registration here.


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Jun 11, 2014

Medical Marijuana Dispensary one step closer in Laughlin

Laughlin, Nevada


 

Anthony Marnell III is out and Robert Black in as majority owner.

After three days of hearings the Clark County Commissioners approved 18 applicants to go forward in the process to get approval for a medical marijuana dispensary in the county.

Former gaming executive Randy Black, is now the majority owner of Clear River LLC.  His company hopes to open the only dispensary in Laughlin.


Randy Black 
(LV Review Journal photo)
Black retired last year as chief operating officer at Mesquite Gaming. He no longer has direct ties, a license or investment to or in the gaming industry. However, according to the Laughlin Times, his address of record is listed as  222 Via Marnell Way in Las Vegas.  This is the home of Marnell Properties.

Anthony Marnell III - last month
Anthony Marnell III was originally the majority owner of Clear River LLC. He is the CEO of M Casino and Marnell Gaming who own and operate the Edgewater and Colorado Belle Casinos in Laughlin  At that time Randy Black held just 10% of the company.  After the the Nevada Gaming Division came up with the ruling that involvement with medical marijuana industry could affect gaming licensees, the ownership of Clear River LLC changed. Robert Black now holds 92 percent of the company with the other 8 percent is jointly owned by Norton Arbeleaz and John Kocer’s Arbko, LLC.     See original background info here from May

1975 Casino Drive
Clear River LLC is looking at putting the dispensary at 1975 Casino Drive, in a building owned by Marnell.  Currently there is a cigarette factory/vapor lounge in it. The location is basically adjacent to two prominent features of Laughlin-- the Prime Outlet Mall and the Laughlin Event Center.  It is directly across from the Edgewater Casino. 

The 18 applicants now have to be vetted by the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health agency.




Do you think a medical marijuana dispensary on Casino Drive is a good idea?  While we are not opposed to this facility, marijuana is still illegal under federal law and the Nevada gaming commission is treading lightly by not allowing license holders to be involved. Yet, Laughlin is going to have one dead center on the Casino strip?

Will a dispensary located in Laughlin potentially increase problems with theft, crimes, or other security issues? Will it hurt tourism? Will a certain segment of the tourists and visitors to the area see this in a negative light?  Perhaps other locations such as at the (half empty) Town Center strip mall 4 miles up the road would be a better spot.

Yes, Laughlin does need new businesses, we are just not sure this is the right one for this location at this time. Certainly the dispensary will bring people to town from the Tri-State area but at what cost or benefit?  MMJ is big business and Clear River LLC is sure to benefit. It remains to be seen how it will impact the tourism and economics in Laughlin.

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Jun 4, 2014

Changes at the Golden Nugget Laughlin

Laughlin, Nevada

Golden Nugget Laughlin


Golden Nugget Laughlin
After just receiving a nice new, golden look on the outside of the Hotel and Casino, the Golden Nugget in Laughlin is now restyling their Casino floor.   We heard about it on Facebook but had not been inside the Casino in awhile.  Having some comps to redeem we dropped by one morning. 




The main center section of the floor is getting the bulk of the remodel and reconfiguration.  


 






Other painting and touch ups are also going on throughout the area. 






All the restaurants in the Golden Nugget:
Claim Jumper
The Deli Snack Bar
Saltgrass Steak House
Bubba Gumps Shrimp Co.
Starbucks
remain open and unaffected by the work being done.




Re-freshening and a new look to the floor is wonderful.  According to their signage, they will even still keep some "coin" slots.  Must be by popular demand.  

We look forward to seeing the new look. 



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Jun 3, 2014

Sue Lowden for Lieutenant Governor?


**Update:  Sue Lowden lost her bid for Lt. Gov on Tuesday, June 10th**
Perhaps now she can focus on FIXING up her Casino

Laughlin, Nevada

If we can't trust you to care for your own company, how can we trust you with our state?

When are you going to fix the lights and the River Rick sign at your Casino?

These are two questions for Sue Lowden.  One of her answers and lack of action on fixing the lights may surprise you. 

Sue Lowden is running for Lt. Governor of the State of Nevada.

Lowden and Hutchinson
(Las Vegas Review Journal picture)
She is in a heated battle for the Republican nomination with state senator Mark Hutchison, who has been endorsed by GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval. Early voting already started and the primary is June 10, 2014.

Among other things, Sue Lowden is the former president of the Pioneer Hotel and Gambling Hall and currently serves as a member of the board of directors and secretary-treasurer of Archon Corporation (the owner of the Pioneer). Her husband Paul Lowden is the Chairman and CEO of Archon. Between the two of them they basically own and control about 90 percent of the company. Chris Lowden is the general manager of the Pioneer.

Back to the first question:

If we can't trust you to care for your own company, how can we trust you with our state?

Although this may seem like a minor issue in the bigger political arena, the look and aesthetics of her hotel and casino does reflect on the image and pride of Laughlin, Nevada. It reflects on the tourism. It reflects on the economy. It also reflects on Sue Lowden. If she can't (or won't) take care of her own company, what does that say about her ability to perform a similar role on a even bigger platform for the state of Nevada?  Tourism and visitors are of vital importance to the economy of Laughlin. We would love to see her be the catalyst for change in her very visible property in Laughlin.


If you have been to Laughlin over the past two or three years you may have noticed the lights and signs are in a bad state of disrepair.  There seems to be no pride in basic maintenance and clean up on the Riverwalk side of the Casino.  Even though the old West Cowboy look and theme masks some of the problems, a walk around shows the place is in rough shape. Paint, picking up trash, changing light bulbs and other little things do matter.
The weathered old west look is fine, but a little paint and touch up is much needed. 

Yet, even with all the little things, ihe biggest glaring problem is the large cowboy sign, known as River Rick. That brings us to the second question:

When are you going to fix the lights and the River Rick sign at your Casino?

This was asked of Sue Lowden by a student during a visit she made to Laughlin High School in the spring.


image from Sue Lowden's Facebook Page

The student said that Sue Lowden was seemingly irritated at the question and bluntly responded by saying fixing the sign is very expensive. She explained that someone from Las Vegas has to come to do the work. She said they had to wait until other similar work needs to be done in Laughlin and then do their signs at the same time. Apparently to save money?  We have seen photos as far back as 2010 showing the same issue.  We would welcome a response or clarification of this answer from the Pioneer or Sue Lowden.  


Why isn't the sign being fixed and when will it be? 

This sign is a highly visible feature and part of the brand of the business  River Rick images are on their logos, signage, even in the grass in front of the Casino.  Yet, there is no urgency to dedicate the resources to fix the actual sign?

Half burned out




LING HALL
   The Pioneer was once proud of River Rick and had the following text on the website.
(from https://web.archive.org/web/20030209174303/http://pioneerlaughlin.com/)
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The Pioneer Hotel & Gambling Hall is located in the heart of the Casino Drive strip in Laughlin, Nevada.  Laughlin is noted for it's relaxed atmosphere, and the Pioneer is famous for offering the best down-home hospitality in town.  The property is easily recognizable by our icon River Rick, towering nearly 100 feet above the Colorado River.  Rick's first cousin, Vegas Vic, is perhaps the most recognizable icon associated with Las Vegas, Nevada style gambling, and adult fun.  Many motion pictures, both classics and current releases, have relied upon this universal recognition to tell the viewer where the scene is set.  Visitors cannot arrive in Laughlin from any direction without seeing River Rick looming above the town, waving a welcome to all.  These welcome waves epitomize the warm Pioneer Family spirit that has made this facility a favorite of both locals and out of town visitors, and earned the reputation of "The Friendliest House on the River".  
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River Rick now resembles an embarrassing eyesore instead of an icon proudly looking over Casino Drive and the Riverwalk.

As far as the neon, there is neon all over Laughlin and none of the signs at other properties are in this state of neglect.  Even the small bar and restaurant directly across the street from the Pioneer have neon that is always working.  One time it was out briefly for a short time but was quickly fixed.


By making even small steps to restore the look of the Pioneer, Sue Lowden would show her commitment to caring about what goes on in and around the community. The Pioneer recently upgraded their restaurant and apparently have plans to revamp their snack bar. In our opinion, they need to take some of their revenue and FIX their signs, especially River Rick. This is the largest problem, but the entire lighting and maintenance of the area on the Riverwalk needs attention.  The clocks on the Riverwalk shows the wrong and different times on both sides. With burned out bulbs.

Pictures taken seconds apart 
Wrong time and burned out lights

Changing the light bulbs in the light globes lining the Riverwalk is simple. As is dusting, sweeping, or cleaning the dirt, webs and stains on them.  Why isn't this done?

Undo a couple of screws and change the bulbs.  Clean the globes too.


And just how hard, and expensive is it, to have an employee do a sweep once or twice a day to pick up litter? One can walk down the area over a period of days and still see the same trash, bottles, or glasses left lying in places like the gazebo or on the grass. Why can't Pioneer management make clean up a normal daily duty of someone on their staff instead of letting it go. 

By the Riverwalk entrance of the Pioneer Casino

Trash sitting in the Gazebo for days, no one bothers to clean up.

Other properties in Laughlin have more pride in their appearance and the reflection of it on the community. For example, Marnell Gaming, the owners of the Colorado Belle and Edgewater Hotel and Casinos have stepped up and shown desire to invest in and help tourism and Laughlin with their building of the new Laughlin Event Center and other projects. When other Casinos have burned out signs or lights, they fix them fairly promptly. Other ones routinely wash down, clear debris, and do better maintenance.  You will often see workers at the Colorado Belle and Edgewater hosing down, sweeping, and cleaning the Riverwalk area between their properties.

Burned out neon everywhere

 The following excerpt comes from Sue Lowden's own website.  It is an explanation of what the Lieutenant Governor does for Nevada and how she believes she is qualified for the job.

from SueLowden.Com

If she wants to serve Nevada, ensure economic development and says she intends to work full time promoting Nevada as a tourism destination---shouldn't she be already doing that right in her own company in Laughlin?

We hope Sue Lowden will look into this at her Hotel and Casino. After all, if she wants to help run the state of Nevada, she certainly can and should be able to manage an issue like this at her own company.  She should be an advocate for tourism and the economics of what we have heard her call "her hometown".

We are not supporting or endorsing Sue Lowden or Mark Hutchinson.  We only calling on Sue Lowden show some pride and do the job she wants to be elected for.  Starting right here in Laughlin, Nevada.


* We do give credit where it is due. The Pioneer at one point in February of this year had a crane and workers at the sign. They did fix a couple letters on the sign, and painted the posts.

The burned out letters on the sign went from reading HO BLING to the current HOTE BLING
Then the crane and workers disappeared and it has been left as is to date.

September of 2013 through February 2014 the sign read HO BLING  See More Pictures Here

A worker at the sign in February of 2014

Below is how it looks after the work was done and how it still looks as of June 2014.

At one point a sign that ripped during an August monsoon stood hanging until January.  A worker could not have taken this down within a day or so after the storm? It looked like this for over 5 months. This was right at the entrance to the Riverwalk by the Colorado Belle.

The top picture above showshow it looked form August to January.
The bottom picture finally shows it taken down and rolled up (five months later).  

Sue Lowden advertisements/signs are in front of the Pioneer Casino

We are also happy to say that the front of the Pioneer and the tall Pioneer signs currently have no problems. This is a recent development, for months those signs also have had burned out letters and lights. See pictures here from earlier this year. Perhaps this is a sign of things to come? We can only hope.

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