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Nov 15, 2017

Visitation in Laughlin up slightly for September (2017)

Laughlin, Nevada 

Laughlin Visitor Volume for September of 2017 was up slightly by 0.9% compared to September of 2016.     The Year to Date numbers show Laughlin visitors still up by 0.5%.

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Other statistics (see chart above) showed: 
Room Inventory was down  -0.1%
Total Occupancy was up  1.1%
Average Daily Room Rate was $51.32 up 1.9%  
Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) was up 3.6%  
Total Room Nights Occupied was 190,944 up 1.7%  
Gross Gaming Revenue was up 2.7%   (See more on the gaming revenue here)       

Laughlin/Bullhead City En/Deplaned Passengers  was 18,091 up 3.0%

All content of this article is for informational purposes only.  Source of statistics and charts are from : 
LVCVA (Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority)
Pictures by Laughlin Buzz unless otherwise credited. 

Nov 9, 2017

Laughlin Gaming Revenue up 2.7% in September (2017)

Laughlin, Nevada

Gaming revenue in Nevada was up 3.25% in September 2017 compared to the same month in 2016.  

Gaming Revenue was up in Laughlin by 2.7% for September of 2017

September 2017 revenue was:  $36,867,134    
Septmeber 2016 revenue was:  $35,896,218 

Gaming revenue breakdowns by area:

Las Vegas Strip                    +  4.67%

Laughlin                               + 2.7%         

Downtown Las Vegas          + 0.02% 

North Las Vegas                   - 8.28%

Boulder Strip                         - 6.17%

Mesquite                                + 8.99%

*all data is compared to the same period last year  Revenue statistics by the Gaming Control Board  can be viewed here.

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Nov 2, 2017

Veteran's Day and Veteran's Day Weekend in Laughlin, NV

Laughlin, Nevada

Saturday, November 11th is Veteran's Day.   

Two Veteran's Day Ceremonies are scheduled to take place in Laughlin.


A Veteran's Day Ceremony will be held at the Avenue of Flags in the Fisherman's Access Park.  This is located just north of the Riverside Resort.  The ceremony will be held by the Richard Springston American Legion Post 60, Sons of American Legion Post 60, Post 60 Legion Riders, and the Laughlin Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 243.

Following the ceremony, the American Legion Post 60 will host a lunch for attendees of the cermony at 1510 Bruce Woodbury Drive in Laughlin.  

A Veteran's Day Sunrise Service will be held at the Pioneer Hotel & Gambling Hall on on Saturday, November 11th.  Location: At the Point Overlooking the Colorado River on the Riverwalk behind the Pioneer.  The Ceremony will start at 8am.  They are also hosting a Free Breakfast Buffet for Veterans (must show Military ID) from 6am-10am. Non-Vets price: $5.  

Sunrise Service for Veteran's Day in a previous year

There are many festivals, events, concerts, and parties scheduled for the Veteran's Day Weekend.  Laughlin will be very busy, especially because of the Kid Rock Concert on Saturday night at the Laughlin Event Center.   Below are just some of them scheduled: 

Veteran's Day Specials Around Laughlin

Old Town Saloon is holding a Veteran's Happy Hour on Saturday, November 11th


Stop by the Blue Lagoon (located at the Bayshore Inn) on Veteran's Day, Saturday, November 11th.  Veterans can receive a free draft beer of their choice (with Military ID)   

Blaze N Blues BBQ - Veterans Day, BOGO Pulled Pork Sandwich and Fries! 
Must present Military ID.   (Located at the Old Town Saloon on Casino Drive)

Veterans Specials at the Golden Nugget Laughlin  

Events/Shows Around Laughlin

Laughlin Freedom Festival
Riverwalk at the Colorado Belle
November 10th-12th
Free live Music on the Loading Dock Stage 
by The Gregg Peterson Band and Rebel Heart.


Food, Beverages available from Vendors.

Kid Rock at the Laughlin Event Center
Saturday, November 11th
The show is sold out online at 
Tickets may be available from hotels/casinos with package deals. 

The Old Town Saloon in Laughlin is hosing a Kid Rock After Party featuring music by Crosscutt 

Lee Greenwood
Riverside Resort in Don’s Celebrity Theatre 
Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 9-11 7 pm 
Tickets are: $40, $5 off for locals with ID, Veterans 2 for 1 tickets

Veterans Weekend Celebration

Block Parties - Outdoors at  Victory Plaza at the Tropicana
November 10th-12th
Fri: 7pm-11pm; Sat: 3pm-11pm; Sun: 3pm-8pm
Free live entertainment and cash bar available

Pig Roast Dinner
$12.99 Sunday, November 12th - 4pm to 7pm

3rd Annual Charity Poker Run - Benefiting Veterans
Friday, November 10th
Entry Fee: $30 Rider (includes Challenge Coin, T-Shirt, $10 Dining Voucher)
$10 Passenger (includes $10 Dining Voucher)
Registration: Tropicana Laughlin, 8am (last rider out by 11am)

Poker Run Stops:  Moose Lodge Bullhead City, American Legion Bullhead City, American Legion Laughlin, AMVETS Fort Mohave, VFW Mohave Valley, VFW Golden Shores.  Stops can be done in any order.  Poker Run Ends: Last rider must be in at Tropicana Laughlin by 3PM

Hosted by Tropicana Laughlin, Men of Fire CH6 and Moose Riders– Moose Lodge 1860, Bullhead City, AZ.  Drawings/Prizes: Best of Hand Prizes Awarded & Poker Run Auction Hosted by Men of Fire CH6

Blood Drive - United Blood Services
Saturday, November 11th from 9am-3pm 
in the Coronado Room.    Pre-register by calling (702) 808-1629

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November Events at Old Town Saloon in Laughlin

Laughlin, Nevada

Old Town Saloon is featuring a Veteran's Day Happy Hour
Saturday, November 11th

The Kid Rock concert is November 11th at the Laughlin Event Center. 

The Old Town Saloon is holding a Kid Rock After Party with the CrossCutt Band

Catbone is playing at the Old Town Saloon on Saturday, November 25th at 8pm.

No Cover Charge, 21 and Older to attend. 

Football Specials at Old Town Saloon, Gnat's Landing, Gilligan's, and Beside The Point

November schedule for LaughlinLocals.Com 

All details, times, menus, prices, events, etc. are subject to change by the business/owner.

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