Category: Gaming

Laughlin Man wins $953,220.95 Playing Penny Slots at Aquarius Casino Resort

One Laughlin man followed the yellow brick road to Aquarius Casino Resort where he won close to a million dollars on August 25, 2014 playing a WMS Wizard of Oz wide area progressive penny slot machine. Charles Watters, of Laughlin, Nevada, was fifteen dollars into the hundred dollars he had inserted into the Wizard of Oz penny slot machine when the big jackpot hit.  At first, Watters thought he had won $9,000. Then he realized there were a couple more digits and commas involved. “We are thrilled to present Charles a check for $953,220.95 following his big win at Aquarius Casino Resort,” said Aquarius Casino Resort General Manager Sean Hammond. “We love that he turned pennies into just under a million dollars. Between our games, our hosts and the experience we provide to our players, there is no place like Aquarius.” Watters went off to see the Wizard on the perfect day. August 25, the same day that Watters hit the jackpot, was the 75th anniversary of when the movie, “The Wizard of Oz,” was released in 1939! Shortly after the large six-figure win, Steve Fields, Aquarius Casino Resort Slot Director, and Debbie Probst, Aquarius Casino Resort Executive Casino Host, presented Watters with a $953,220.95 check signed by...

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Aquarius Buffet Featuring New Brazilian-Style Carving Station & International Fare

Windows on the River Buffet at Aquarius Casino Resort, recently voted “Best Seafood” and “Best Casino Buffet” by Mohave Valley Daily Newspaper’s Readers, is now offering new International Menu Specialties featuring an incredible Brazilian-style carving station. Guests can enjoy the beautiful views of the Colorado River while savoring a variety of Asian, American, Barbecue, Italian and Mexican food stations along with the newest Brazilian-style carving station, where Aquarius chefs will carve fresh meats right off a large skewer directly onto the guest’s plate.  Windows on the River Buffet will continue to offer classic favorites such as soups, potato bar, full salad bar and desserts. Dining patrons who are 21 and older will receive two free drinks with their meal, with choice of beer, wine or margaritas. “We continue to offer exceptional personal service and delicious, high quality and exciting food with this new Brazilian-style carving station,” said Aquarius Casino Resort General Manager Sean Hammond. “It’s just one more reason to visit Windows on the River Buffet.”The International Buffet featuring the Brazilian-style carving station will be available Sunday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Prices are: $13.99 per person with an orange, green, and red ace | PLAY™ card, or $16.79 with a blue ace | PLAY card. The Seafood Buffet is available every Friday night from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Prices are: $19.99 per person with an orange, green, and red ace | PLAY card, or $23.98 with a blue ace | PLAY card. Prime Rib & Crab Legs...

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Tropicana Entertainment Inc. Announces Sale of River Palms Resort and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada

Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (“Tropicana”) announces that its subsidiary companies Columbia Properties Laughlin, LLC (“CP Laughlin”) and CP Laughlin Realty, LLC (“CPL Realty”) entered into and simultaneously closed a sale and lease back transaction with Laughlin Hotel, LLC (“Laughlin Hotel”) and Nevada Restaurant Services, Inc. (“NRS” and, collectively with Laughlin Hotel, the “Buyers”). Pursuant to the terms of an asset purchase agreement, CP Laughlin and CPL Realty sold substantially all of the assets associated with the operation of the River Palms Casino in Laughlin, Nevada (“River Palms”) to the Buyers, in exchange for $6.75 million in cash. Concurrently with the execution and closing of the asset purchase agreement, CP Laughlin leased back River Palms for a period of up to ninety (90) days, subject to an additional thirty (30) day extension, and further subject to earlier termination rights. Tropicana intends to terminate the lease and discontinue its operation of River Palms in September 2014. “We are pleased to announce this transaction today,” said Tony Rodio, President and Chief Executive Officer for Tropicana. “We have had River Palms on the market for some time and upon the closing of this transaction and the discontinuance of our operation of River Palms in September 2014, we will be able to focus our Laughlin efforts exclusively on our flagship property – Tropicana Laughlin.” “Nevada Restaurant Services is excited about the opportunity to operate the...

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