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Circus Circus Reno Midway Winners Reaches 63 Million
10/9/2013 9:00:00 AM


For Immediate Release Contact: Krystal Pyatt
Social Media Specialist/Publicity
10/9/13 (775) 328-9307
www.circusreno.com kpyatt@circusreno.com

Circus Circus Reno Midway Winners Reaches 63 Million


Since the Midway opened at Circus Circus Reno in 1978, we have had over 63 million winners and that does not include the 62 million tickets won each year on our redemption games. The average number of winners a year is over 1.8 million and it takes about 80 semi trucks to deliver those “teddy bears” to our warehouse that holds 30,000 sq. ft. of prizes. During our peak business hours we go through two truckloads a week.

Compared to all other game operations like this in the world, Circus Circus Reno consistently has more winners. This, with our top quality prizes and our attention to our players contributes to the continuing success of our Midway.

Adults and kids alike can find excitement in the Reno Midway of Fun, featuring 28 carnival games including Chicken in a Pot, Camel Races, Super Star, Dog Pounder and the ever popular Skee Ball. You will also found over 50 redemption games, three arcade areas with over 60 arcade games Prizes including popular titles like House of the Dead 4, Maximum Midnight Tunes and Pump It Up NX. Prizes range from stuffed animals to flat screen TVs and Playstations to guitars.

The midway locals and guests from all over the world know and love, started because of a man names Maynard Ostrow. In 1948, the 13-year-old Ostrow took on his first job at the Michigan state fair. He worked in a carnival game for 14 hours a day and got paid $7 per day. “It didn’t make any difference because I really loved it,” said Maynard. After that he stayed in the amusement park business, traveling sometimes to do so.

In 1978, following the success of the Circus Circus Las Vegas and their Midway, Ostrow was invited to design, develop and manage the Midway at Circus Circus Reno. Ostrow put together a team of professionals with many years of experience in the amusement games industry making our Midway a success and a resounding hit with visitors. Visit our Midway and become part of the 63 million winners at Circus Circus Reno.

Circus Circus Reno is an MGM Resorts International® Destination with six unique dining options including local favorites the Steakhouse at Circus, Kokopelli’s Sushi and Dos Geckos Cantina. Enjoy the free circus acts at the midway as well as games for all ages. For more information visit circusreno.com find us on Facebook, friend us on Foursquare, follow us on Twitter, text “CCR” to 86318, download our Mobile app or call 775.329.0711.

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