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Gaming revenue and visitor volume for August 2019

Gaming Revenue up for the 4th Consecutive Month


Laughlin Gaming Revenue  was up 1.5%  for August of  2019 compared to August of 2018.  This was the fourth consecutive month of gaming win increases in Laughlin. 

See all the numbers  here.

Laughlin Visitor Volume Up Slightly in August


Laughlin Visitor Volume was 160,400 in August 2019 compared to 159,000 in August of last year.  

This is an increase of 0.9%.   

Year to Date for 2019, visitor volume is still down -3.3%.    

See the August Statistics here

Golden Nugget Laughlin


Golden Nugget Laughlin won several categories in the 2019 Best of Laughlin Awards.  The Saltgrass Steakhouse took Best Restaurant and Best Steakhouse in Laughlin.   Learn More About the Golden Nugget Laughlin.

Recent Dining Reviews


The Range Steakhouse was voted Best Fine Dining and Best Special Occasion Restaurant in the 

2019 Best of Laughlin awards.  

The Range located at Harrah's Laughlin

We recently had an opportunity to dine there.  

Read about our visit here. 


Passagio Italian Gardens at the Tropicana Laughlin recently won two Silver awards in the 2019 Best of Laughlin Awards.  Read about our recent dining experience here.

The Latest Buzz

Halloween Events and Activities in Laughlin and the Local Area


There are many Halloween related events and activities scheduled in Laughlin and the Tri-State area.  Read More Here 

Best of Laughlin Winners - 2019


Visit BestofLaughlin.Com

to see the  Award Winners

Congratulations to all the winners and thank you everyone who voted for your favorites! Be sure to support all our local businesses!

New Menu at Big Horn Cafe in the Laughlin River Lodge


There is an updated, new menu at the   Laughlin River Lodge's Big Horn Cafe.  Big Horn Cafe is open 24 hours and also features a Lounge with Entertainment on the weekends.  See pictures of the new menu here

Poker Rooms Close in Laughlin


The Colorado Belle Poker Room closed in July.  Now the Poker Room at the Avi Resort Casino is slated to close after September 2nd. Only two venues remain for Live Poker in Laughlin.   Read More 

At the Casinos and Hotels

Harrah's Laughlin Room Tour


Harrah's Laughlin South Tower Room Tour from a recent 2 day Stay-Cation. 

Pictures and details at: 


Ribs at Bumbleberry Flats


 Our last visit to Bumbleberry Flats was long before the new Owners took over in May of 2018.   For a long time, it was one of our favorite dining choices in Laughlin.   Just a couple of days ago we were invited out for dinner at Bumbleberry, so we were excited to try it again.    

See Our Review and More Pictures

Harrah's Laughlin Buffet


We recently made an unplanned breaskfast/lunch visit to the Fresh Market Buffet in Harah's Laughlin.   Using our locals discount, it was a fairly good deal.  Read More Here

More Buzz

No Buffet at the Tropicana


 Earlier this week the Tropicana Laughlin quietly closed their Roundhouse Buffet. A FB response from Tropicana indicated they "closed the Roundhouse Buffet and over the next several months will review options as to how to best utilize that space".  The popular, monthly Veterans Buffet and 2 for 1 local buffet is no longer.   Read More 

Playing the Slots in Laughlin


 Are the slot machines loose or tight in Laughlin?  Where are the loosest slots? Stats show Laughlin has one of the highest slot hold percentages, second only to the Vegas Strip.  Read More 

Even More Buzz

Edgewater and Colorado Belle Sold to Golden Entertainment


On January 14, 2019, Golden Entertainment Inc. closed on the deal to purchase the Edgewater and Colorado Belle Resort Casinos in Laughlin, NV.    Read More

Total Rewards is now Caesars Rewards



As of February 1st, the Total Rewards players club officially became known as Caesars Rewards.  Membership tiers will remain the same: Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Seven Stars. The Tier Credits needed for each level will also remain the same.  More Info

Laughlin Resort Fee Guide


 All but 3 Laughlin Hotel/Casinos now have Resort Fees.  See the latest breakdowns here:  Resort Fee Guide  They are slowly inching up at several properties.  

Best of Laughlin News

Best of Laughlin Awards 2019


  Harrah's Laughlin led the way with the most awards in 2019. See all the 2019 Best of Laughlin Award 

Winners here.  

Top 6 Pizza Places in Laughlin


Finding the best pizza is often a matter or personal preference.  The style, crust, toppings, and even sauce are important.  Everyone has their own likes and dislikes. In the 2018 Best of Laughlin survey, a local favorite, Pint's recaptured the top pizza spot this year. 

See the top 6 Pizza Places in Laughlin

New Riverside Resort Pool Opens


The new, adults only resort pool is now open at the Riverside Resort in Laughlin. The pool is connected to Loser's Lounge, which also underwent a bit of remodeling. 

Laughlin Community News

Laughlin Economic Development Corporation


Learn more about the Laughlin Economic Development Corporation at their Website 


Laughlin Town Advisory Board Vacancy


 The Laughlin Town Advisory Board (LTAB) has a vacancy. The Clark County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications and will appoint one of the candidates to fill the remainder of the term.   Read more details and information on how to obtain an application here. 

Changes coming to Casino Drive


 Clark County Commissioners on August 20th unanimously approved about $2 million for the design of street, water, and sewer through a special improvement district for West Casino Drive in Laughlin.   Read the full press release. 

Laughlin Elks Community Garage Sale


 Laughlin Elks #2872 
Garage Sale
October 25th-27th (2019)
Open 24 Hours
They are accepting donations, see the flyer above for information 

LEDC Statement on New Proposed Bridge


On December 21, 2018 the 

Laughlin Economic Development Corporation released a press release outlining their position egarding new proposed Laughlin/BHC Bridge.  Read the press release at: 


Riverside Resort/Don Laughlin Opinion on New Bridge


On December 20, 2018 the Riverside Resort & Don Laughlin  released a letter outlining their opinion on a second proposed, new bridge between Laughlin and Bullhead City.  Read the letter here:  https://goo.gl/QugHHh

News and Updates

Laughlin Slots - Loose or Tight?


 Where are the loosest slots? Stats show Laughlin has one of the highest slot hold percentages, second only to the Vegas Strip.  Read More 

A Visit to the New Pioneer

 We finally made a visit to the Pioneer Hotel and Gambling Hall.  It was our first one since the new owners took over on May 1st.   Gaming resumed on Labor Day weekend.   Read More

Around Laughlin



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Laughlin is filled with many things to see and do.  From enjoying the Colorado River, exploring the Colorado River Heritage Greenway Trail,  dining in one of Laughlin’s restaurants, seeing top entertainers, or enjoying the Casinos, Laughlin has it all.  No wonder why so many people call it their "Happy Place".  



Casinos, Concerts, Shows, Festivals, Car  Shows, Comedy and so much more.  

See the 4th annual Best of Laughlin Award Winners. 

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