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Roadster prize in Las Vegas

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  1. TEG

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    #1 TEG, Jan 8, 2011
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    It looks good amongst the slot machines.
     
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    Nice job, Lance.
     
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    #4 TEG, Jan 9, 2011
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    For some reason he reminds me a little of Jason Calacanis.


    (Who seems to have dressed color coordinated to his Roadster.)
     
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    Plug it in!
     
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    I tried to win it but came away empty handed.
    It wasn't plugged in when I was there. I hope they plug it in sometimes.

    Given the odds, I gather it will be there a while.
    It is $1.80 per 'try'.

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    My wife was just there at that hotel. She won $250 on $40.

    I forgot to tell her about the car!
     
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    #8 TEG, Jan 16, 2011
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    The Roadster is a great vehicle for driving down the Las Vegas strip at night.
    You really want something with an open top so you can stare up at the neon.
    The "new" Las Vegas has much taller buildings than from years ago, so there is a lot more to see up high.
     
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    #9 TEG, Sep 26, 2011
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    These guys claimed to have "won it" on April 1st:


    But given the April 1 and their lack of showing the win, some say it is a hoax.
    (But did you see how he jumps on the slot machine to climb into the car?!)
    Anyone know if the Roadster is still there? If so, I hope they plug it in now and then.
    By the way, the Cosmopolitan hotel has an HPC at Valet parking now.
     
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  11. qwk

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    I was there Labor day weekend, and it was still there...
     
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    Jeremy said at the LA rally that it was "won" three times. Problem was they did not bet the max amount which is required for taking it home.

    Hope the casino takes the car out for a spin once in a while. The car must be driven.
     
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    It had some scrapes on the bottom of the front spoiler(pretty healthy IMO), but that may be from the rough entrance/exit at the MP store???
     
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    Was just there and the car was WON!

    A Roadster was parked by the charger and when I went in and asked where the slot car (pun) was I was told a woman from NY had won it last Sunday. They were taking pictures with the car and winner today. (I missed that but my car saw it while it filled up)

    She took the car ($140,000 list Sport) instead of the $80K cash. I checked the miles at 107 and advised the Valet to top it off before shipping tomorrow.

    What a crazy coincidence I was there this week.

    Will post pics later
     
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    Well that foils my plans...

    At least someone will get to enjoy it rather than having it sit there forever with the battery lifespan clock ticking.
     
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    hybrid?!
     
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    As I recall it was Quarter slots, and you had to play 5 at once ($1.25) for a chance to win the Roadster.
     
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    At the risk of being thought mean, I predict that the winner is not going to be comfortable getting in and out of her new car.
     

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