Edgewater Hotel and Casino

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Edgewater Hotel & Casino
Edgewater Hotel and Casino logo.jpg
Edgewater Hotel and Casino neon sign.jpg
Address 2020 Casino Drive
Laughlin, Nevada, U.S. 89029
Opening date 1982
No. of rooms 1,053
Total gaming space 60,000 sq ft (5,600 m2)
Casino type Land-Based
Owner Marnell Sher Gaming
Previous names None
Years renovated 1998
1999
2004
2012
Website Official website

The Edgewater Hotel & Casino is a hotel and casino in Laughlin, Nevada, United States, on the banks of the Colorado River. The hotel has 1,053 rooms divided between two towers: a large 26-story tower, Sedona, and a smaller 6-story tower, Santa Fe. The property has a casino with more than 60,000 sq ft (5,600 m2) of gaming space. It has the largest race and sports book in Laughlin.[citation needed] There is also a pool and spa, as well as several restaurants.

History[edit]

On October 16, 2006, MGM Mirage announced that it planned to sell the Colorado Belle Hotel & Casino and Edgewater Hotel & Casino to a partnership of Anthony Marnell III and Sher Gaming. The sale price was $200 million.[1]

The Nevada Gaming Commission approved the sale on May 17, 2007 and the transaction was completed June 1, 2007.[2]

On February 3, 2010, a speeding vehicle crashed into the Edgewater Casino's south entrance, destroying six banks slot machines and killing two casino patrons and injuring eight. Investigators said that the 75-year-old man had a "medical episode" when he drove his Pontiac Vibe into the casino.[3]

Amenities[edit]

Gaming[edit]

Edgewater has over 60,000 square feet (5,600 m2) of gaming space with over 1,200 slots and video poker machines, 30 tables games (including $1 craps and $2 blackjack), race and sports book (Laughlin's largest), and a keno lounge. Edgewater and Colorado Belle players can earn points redeemable for comps and cashback with their Access Player's Club Card.

Dining[edit]

  • Hickory Pit – A steakhouse which serves charbroiled steaks and chops, hickory pit ribs and chicken, pasta, and seafood.
  • Coco's Restaurant – This cafe is open 24 hours.
  • Coffee Etc
  • Yogurt a-go-go
  • Grand Buffet – Laughlin's largest buffet features over 150 items
  • Fast Food – Capriotti's

Spa[edit]

Edgewater features an outdoor swimming pool and spa; as well as a fitness area. Guests also have access to the Laughlin Riverwalk, jet ski rentals, and river cruises. The Edgewater Salon caters to both men and women with hair and nail services.

Nightlife and Meetings[edit]

Edgewater has a night club; the Inferno, which is open from 10 pm until 4 am Friday, Saturday and Sunday; there is no cover charge. Edgewater has over 15,000 square feet (1,400 m2) of space for banquets, meetings, and conventions. A wedding chapel is also located on the hotel casino's property.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stutz, Howard (October 17, 2006). "MGM Mirage selling two Laughlin casinos". Casino City Times. Retrieved May 6, 2007. 
  2. ^ Foard, Morgan. "Sale Details". Archived from the original on October 29, 2007. Retrieved October 23, 2007. [dead link]
  3. ^ "KVBC-TV Story and Video of the crash". Retrieved February 3, 2010. [dead link]

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