Category: Laughlin

RIVER COMMUNITIES STAGE FIRST ANNUAL SENIOR GAMES

  Bullhead City and Laughlin are partnering to promote and host their first senior games. Anyone 50 years of age or more is invited to compete in any of 16 athletic and gaming events that are offered the first year. Recreation Supervisor Katie Paul said some of the competitive events include poker and blackjack, as well as bowling, swimming and golf. She said prospective participants, or interested vendors and event volunteers, can learn more online (www.seniorgames.co) or through a phone call (855-924-6882 or 928-763-9400). Bullhead City Manager Toby Cotter said it is hoped that the Senior Games become another...

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LAUGHLIN CASINOS ENJOY HEALTHY NOVEMBER

Gaming revenue was up in Laughlin but down across the silver state for the month of November. The state Gaming Control Board reports that casinos across Nevada reported a 1.5% decline in the gaming win for November, compared to November, 2015. The November to November comparison was quite different for nearby Laughlin. Casinos along the Colorado River report a November gaming win of more than $40-million, a near 6% increase from the same month last...

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MAZZEO TABBED AS NEW LAUGHLIN CHAMBER CHIEF

The Laughlin Chamber of Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacalyn Rae (Bokath) Mazzeo as the chamber’s new Executive Director. Jacalyn (Jackie) has served the past six years as Assistant General Manager to the Regency Casino in Laughlin, Nevada where she was responsible for overall operations and compliance for the iconic riverfront property. Prior to employment with Regency, Jackie had 13 years with Aztar Corporation which owned the Ramada Express (currently Tropicana Laughlin). Jackie has been in the tri-state area for over 28 years with emphasis on the Laughlin Resorts and managing operations in a...

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RIVER TRAIL FUNDING SECURED

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Neil Kornze has announced a package of 30 conservation and recreation projects totaling nearly $80 million.  Funding for the projects was generated through the sale of public lands under the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA). $2.7-million will be used to add exhibits and fund renovations at the Hoover Dam Visitor’s Center. Almost $6-million is earmarked for design and construction of the Colorado River Heritage Trail in Arizona. The trail, stretching from the Laughlin Bridge to Davis Dam, is already developed on the Nevada side of the river. The funding will establish...

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SECOND COLORADO RIVER BRIDGE PROGRESS UPDATE

Assistant Bullhead City Public Works Director Bob Leuck reports tangible progress on the ongoing effort to construct and stretch a second bridge across the Colorado River to Laughlin. Leuck told city council members during their December 6 meeting that project principals met at an October 31 kickoff meeting. Leuck said reknowned engineer Louis Berger is leading the charge in designing the structure. “The best thing to say is that is officially under design.We’ve been waiting for for many, many years to be able to say that,” Leuck said. He said the bidding process leading to award of a construction...

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