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Charity Slot Tournament at Tropicana Laughlin
Published on Thu, Feb 28, 2013 (2:10 p.m.)The Tropicana Laughlin holds a monthly $2,500 slot tournament with proceeds being donated directly to the River Fund.
The next tournament is Sunday, March 24, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the tournament area by the Roundhouse Buffet. Buy-In is $10 or 5 non-perishable food items. The tournament pays to fourteen places, with the first place winner walking away with $1,000 in free play.
In 2012, the River Fund Tournament at the Tropicana collected over $3,000 in cash donations and over 7,000 pounds of food for the Colorado River Food Bank.
In a recent letter to the Tropicana, Treasurer of the Colorado River Food Bank, Darryl Dauenhauer, wrote, "The Colorado River Food Bank is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to providing food and clothing free of charge to residents of both Nevada and Arizona. Without the support of community-minded companies such as the Tropicana, we would not be able to fulfill the ever-increasing demand for food to those in need in our community. "
River Fund, Inc. is a local non-profit agency providing direct emergency and crisis services for individuals and families in Bullhead City, Ft. Mohave and Mohave Valley, Arizona and Laughlin, Nevada.
For more information on the River Fund, please see their website at www.riverfundinc.com.
The Tropicana Laughlin is located at 2121 S. Casino Drive in Laughlin, NV. For more information, visit them online at www.TropicanaX.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TropicanaCasino.