Laughlin Buzz

Dec 30, 2021

Laughlin Visitor Statistics - as of November 2021



The LVCVA released the latest statistics on visitor numbers.   With only December left to report here is a summary thus far for 2021. 

Laughlin Visitor Volume 

Nov. 2021: 93,800  

Nov. 2020: 81,200 

Nov. 2019: 139,900

Visitor volume is up 15.5% in November 2021 compared to November 2020 but is down ‐33.0% compared to November of 2019 (the last year when there was no impact by the pandemic). 

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Year to Date (January-November)

2021:  1,136,300 

2020:  970,600 

2019:  1,713,300 

Year to date visitor number are up 17.1% when comparing 2021 to 2020 but down ‐33.7% when comparing 2021 to 2019. 

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Average Daily Room rates are up significantly.  They are 30.9% higher in 2021 vs. 2020 and 42.1% higher in 2021 vs. 2019. 

2021:  $69.64 

2020:  $53.22 

2019:  $49.01  

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Laughlin/Bullhead City Airport Passengers are down significatly as well. 

2021:  96,615 

2020:  117,252 

2019:  244,019 

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The important statistic, Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) is up 30.9% comparing 2021 vs. 2020 and up 9.3% comparing 2021 vs. 2019. 

2021:  $34.33 

2020:  $26.24 

2019:  $31.42  

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In spite of declining visitor numbers, Gaming revenue (January-November) is up 34.1% when comparing 2021 vs. 2020 but down less than expected by ‐4.8% when comparing 2021 vs. 2019.

2021:  $456,127,000 

2020:  $340,131,000  

2019:  $479,223,000 


Data by the LVCVA Research Center lvcva.com



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Nov 15, 2021

2022 Concerts announced at the E-Center in Laughlin, NV

 2022 Concerts announced at the Edgewater E Center  

The Temptations    Sunday, January 16, 2022 













Grand Funk Railroad   Saturday, January 29, 2022













Marie Osmond    Saturday, February  19, 2022 


Tickets will go on sale to the public beginning at 10 a.m. PT on Friday, November 19th 

True Rewards Players Club members will have exclusive access to purchase presale tickets from 10 a.m. PT on Wednesday, November 17 through Thursday, November 18 at 10 p.m. PT. 

Tickets for the E Center can be purchased at www.Edgewater-Casino.com 

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Nov 9, 2021

Bruce's Taste of Chicago in Laughlin, NV

Bruce's Taste of Chicago, has become somewhat of a local, hidden favorite. .

Bruce's took two awards in the the 2021 Best of Laughlin;

Silver Award for Best Sub/Sandwich shop

Bronze Award for Best Cheap Eats

 

Watch a recent video review below by Bobby and MrsG; 


They offer dine in, pickup or local delivery.   The Blue Lagoon Lounge, which has video keno/poker gaming, is right next to Bruce's Taste of Chicago.  Patrons can play at the lounge and order from Bruce's as well. 

Visit this link to the menu* for more information. 

Location;  1955 West Casino Dr., Laughlin, NV at the Bayshore Inn  

*Menu link and information subject to change by the owners  Video and opinions therein do not reflect those of Laughlin Buzz and are provided for information only. 

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Nov 8, 2021

Just Announced: Sammy Hagar & The Circle - Laughlin Event Center

 








Sammy Hagar & The Circle

Laughlin Event Center

Saturday, May 7, 2022 


REO Speedwagon and Sir, Please will also be performing


REO Speedwagon


Ticket sale dates and times:

https://www.ticketmaster.com/sammy-hagar-the-circle-laughlin-nevada-05-07-2022/event/17005B5ED36869C5

Public On Sale : Wed, 10 Nov 2021 at 10:00 AM

VIP Package Presale : Mon, 8 Nov 2021 at 10:00 AM

VIP Package On Sale : Wed, 10 Nov 2021 at 10:00 AM

Artist Presale : Mon, 8 Nov 2021 at 10:00 AM

Database Presale : Tue, 9 Nov 2021 at 10:00 AM


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Nov 5, 2021

A video review of the recently opened Brunch at the Riverside Resort in Laughlin

 Laughlin, NV 

The Sunday Champagne Brunch and Buffets have returned to the Riverside Resort in Laughlin.  




BobbyG's Gambling recently visited and did a video review.  
Watch it below, and stick around to the end for a surprising development.  













All information is provided for informational purposes only, and opinions, reviews are solely the opinions and views of the person(s) or entities providing them.  

 

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Oct 27, 2021

Laughlin Visitor and Gaming Revenue Recovery Status

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Laughlin saw 2.7% more visitors in September (98,200) than in August (95,600).

However, comparing visitor number from September of 2021 to September of 2020 and 2019 shows the significant decrease.  

September 2021 98,200 

September 2020 110,400 

September 2019 140,700  (no pandemic)

This is a ‐11.1% and ‐30.2% decrease respectively 


Comparing Year to Date (Jan-Sept) visitor numbers:

September 2021:  939,500 

September 2020:  778,800 

September 2019:  1,425,800 

This is a increase of +20.6% compared to 2020, when there were pandemic closures, but is a decrease of  ‐34.1% compared to 2019 when there were no closures. 



Gaming Numbers are Down

Gross gaming revenue was also down in September in all categories of comparison. 

‐9.2% compared to August of 2021

‐3.8% compared to September of 2020

‐6.4%  compared to September of 2019 


Year to Date Gaming (Jan-Sept)

Gaming Revenue is still up +38.6% compared to 2020 (when there were closures) however when compared to 2019 (no closures) is is down ‐5.6%



Room Rates were up significantly in September 

Average Daily Room Rate (ADR) 

September 2021 was $77.65  

September 2020 was 64.69 

September 2019 was $47.36  

This is a 20% increase for September 2021 vs 2020  and a 64% increase for September 2021 vs 2019.  


A positive number shows that the important metric, Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) is up.

Sept. 2021 vs 2020   +8.4% 

Sept. 2021 vs 2019   +34.5%  


Year to Date (Jan-Sept)

2021 vs 2020    +34.5% 

2021 vs 2019    +9.4%










Visitor counts at the airport are still far behind 2020 and 2019 numbers. 

Fewer passengers flew into the Laughlin/Bullhead airport (down -9.1%) in September compared to August.   

Year to date passenger information shows 

‐19.2% decrease compared to 2020 and a ‐63.0% decrease compared to 2019. 













Data/Chart compiled by the LVCVA Research Center lvcva.com



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Oct 26, 2021

Prime Rib Review on the Celebration Dinner Cruise

 Laughlin, NV

BobbyG & MrsG review the Prime Rib Dinner on the Celebration Dinner Cruise in Laughlin, NV.

The Celebration cruise is from Laughlin River Tours located at the dock on the Colorado River at the Aquarius Casino Resort.

The Celebration cruise also won "Best River Cruise" in the

2021 Best of Laughlin Awards


Watch the Review


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