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Best of Laughlin Winners To Be Announced on September 17th



The 2019 Best of Laughlin voting has closed.   Winners will be announced on September 17th!

See the 2018 Winners List Here

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Fall Events Coming to Laughlin

Events in Laughlin, NV

 Here are just some of the upcoming events and activities coming soon.   Read More

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Pumpkin Patch   October 4th-20th 

Carving & Painting Contest  

October 19th 

National Public Lands Day  

 Laughlin Fall Fest  

Laughlin Elks  Garage Sale  

Charity Bowling for Veterans  

Gaming Revenue up for the 3rd Consecutive Month


 Laughlin Gaming Revenue  was up 5.82%  for July of  2019 compared to July of 2018. 

This was the third consecutive month 

of gaming win increases. 

See all the numbers  here. 

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 

Changes coming to West Casino Drive in Laughlin


   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 Visitor Volume Down, Gaming Remains Up - July 2019


Laughlin Visitor Volume was 182,300 in July 2019 compared to 188,100 in July of last year.  This is a decrease of ‐3%.   Year to Date for 2019, visitor volume is down -3.8%.  This is the 7th consecutive month of declining visitor counts.  Even as visitor volume slipped, Gaming Revenue was up 5.82% for July.  

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AT the Casinos and Hotels

Harrah's Laughlin Room Tour


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

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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

Starbucks Closed, Bean & Bread Now Open


The Starbucks located on the Riverwalk Level of the Golden Nugget Laughlin recently closed.   Bean & Bread is now open in the same space.

GN Atlantic City Beans & Bread pictured). 

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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 

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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


  Aquarius Casino Resort led the way with the most awards in 2018. See all the 2018 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 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



Laughlin is a small hidden gem located at the southern most tip of Nevada.  Filled with small town charm it is a community where over 10,000 residents home.  

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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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