Players Contribute Nearly Two Million Points to
Arizona Charlieʼs Feed a Family Program
About 600 People Received A Holiday Meal
LAS VEGAS - January 9, 2013 - It turned out to be a huge success!
With the final tally counted, nearly two million ace | PLAYTM points were contributed by community-minded ace | PLAY members for the Arizona Charlieʼs Feed a Family program which provided holiday meals to local families in need.
The Feed a Family program was historic in that it was the first time Arizona Charlieʼs Casinos allowed players to use their points for something other than comps, cash or free play.
“The response from our players was incredible,” said Ron Lurie, Arizona Charlieʼs Decatur General Manager. “Being our first year doing this, we didnʼt know what to expect and we were thrilled by the response.”
“Our players have a giving heart and they wanted to improve the holidays for those less fortunate,” said Mark Majetich, Arizona Charlieʼs Boulder General Manager.
For every 12,000 ace | PLAYTM points contributed by players, Arizona Charlieʼs purchased holiday food baskets of groceries sufficient to feed a family of four. It included a 10- pound turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, potatoes, mixed vegetables, dinner rolls and a pumpkin pie.
The holiday food baskets were delivered to Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) clients prior to Thanksgiving and prior to Christmas. SNRHA was chosen as their clients have an average annual income of $10,450.
Arizona Charlieʼs players could contribute any amount between one and one million ace | PLAYTM points. For every 12,000 points collected, one food basket was created. The largest single donation came from an anonymous player who contributed 200,000 points to the Feed a Family program. A total of 149 holiday meal baskets were delivered to SNRHA, feeding 149 families, thatʼs nearly 600 Las Vegas citizens.
Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, located at 4575 Boulder Highway has 300 rooms and suites, an RV park featuring a swimming pool, private clubhouse and exercise room, a 47,000 square foot casino with over 900 slot, video poker and keno machines, 10 table games, and a 24-hour bingo parlor.
Arizona Charlie's Decatur, located at 740 South Decatur Boulevard, is a full service hotel and casino with 258 guest rooms and suites, a 58,000 square foot casino with 1,150 slot, video poker and keno machines, 12 table games, and a 24-hour bingo parlor. Arizona Charlie's Decatur is home to the first enclosed non-smoking slot area in Las Vegas.
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