There are four slot tournaments scheduled for at the Colorado Belle in 2006. To enter any tournament, call One Club Reservations toll free 1-877-480-2747. The Prize money is based on 150 entrants. The tournament schedule is as follows: March 5-7, "From Laughlin with Love" $500 entry fee, $70,000* in prize money, $20,000 for first place, $4,000 Banquet Bonus event, $350 in round money paid through third place in each of 16 rounds. Prize money paid through 80th place.
June 25-27, "Jet Set" $450 entry fee, $63,000* in prize money, $15,000 for first place, $4,000 Banquet Bonus event, $350 in round money paid through third place in each of 16 rounds. Prize money paid through 80th place.
Sept. 17-19, "Survivor VII-Guatemala" $550 entry fee, $78,000* in prize money, $25,000 for first place, $4,000 Banquet Bonus event, $350 in round money paid to third place in each of 16 rounds. Prize money paid through 90th place.
Nov. 3-5, "Cash Convoy" $350 entry fee, $48,500* in prize money, $10,000 for first place, $350 in round money paid to third place in each of 16 rounds. Prize money paid through 80th place.
This year, over 500 bikers converged in Laughlin for a fun-filled Third Annual Laughlin Run to Fun motorcycle charity event, hosted by Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort. The Fourth Annual Laughlin Run to Fun, with proceeds benefiting local children's charities, is scheduled for Oct. 19 - 22, 2006.
While many participants purchase the Run to Fun package, which includes a hotel room, meals, T-shirts and pins, participation is allowed at any level. Anyone wanting only to participate in the poker run or other events may do so without purchasing the event package. For information or reservations, call 1-800-227-3849 or visit www.laughlinruntofun.com.
The Ramada Express recently completed construction of two new themed hospitably suites ideally suited for small group gatherings. Named the Safari Suite and the Sports Suite, each can accommodate up to 40 people and offer such amenities as big screen TVs, plenty of seating, full kitchens and restrooms.
The Safari Suite is decorated in muted earth-tones with plush couches, chairs and ottomans designed to encourage conversation and mingling. The Sports Suite is designed in the manner of a sports bar with chrome bar stools, team pictures and posters on the walls and two big screen TVs. In addition, the Ramada has one more hospitality suite named the Classic.
The resort offers party and meeting planners the options of brining their own food and drinks or using the catering department. These hospitality suites can be rented by the day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. for $$75 on weekdays and $150 on weekends. To book the suites, call group sales at 800-782-9946.
Larger groups may want to use the Coronado Room located near the Pavilion Theater. This room can accommodate sit down dinners for up to 120 people.
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