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The Buffett Machine Rolls Along

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The Buffett Machine Rolls Along

Introducing - The Margaritaville Hotel coming this summer to Pensacola.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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1. Re: The Buffett Machine Rolls Along

Chris - Yes we heard that from a friend in the area. But it can't hold a candle to being in KW!

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Jimmy is going crazy with the Margaritaville's. Too much.kinda like Wal Marts now in every town............

Vineland, New Jersey
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He almost ended up with a casino in Atlantic City but it fell through. Actually he was "lending" the Margaritaville name to the casino - he would've made a mint!

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There's actually a Margaritaville casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Well, there is a foundation and a bunch of signs. Looks to be on hold. It's been about 8 months since I was there but I doubt anything else has been done. Not sure why they stopped so soon into construction.

grandcasinobiloxi.com/casinos/grand-biloxi/c…

Memphis, TN
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Buffett is a very smart and shrewd businessman. The laid back beach bum image is just that an image presented by JB, Inc.

I do not begrudge him any success he has had, as he has worked very hard to attain that success. I do not care for his Margaritaville chain though, for the same reason I don't like Hard Rock Cafe, Planet Hollywood (now deceased) and restaurants of that ilk. I find their food to be very mediocre at best, often with crappy service, and always high prices.

Obviously I'm in the minority, as his restaurants are very successful, so if Margaritaville floats your boat, rock on!

Atlanta, Georgia
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Regardless what you think of Buffett and Company those mixed drinks are some of the best mixed drinks I've ever had. The only ones that come close are the Mojitos at Bongos in Main Street Disney (Orlando)

Many people make Margaritas but there is nothing like a Margarita at Margarita ville.

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Margaritaville Hotel in Pensacola.....

Seems that the casino has fallen through but he is moving ahead with a rebuilt hotel in Pensacola Beach. Plans are to open this June/July. No annoucement yet as to when.

Since my folks live down there, I'm planning on heading down for my parrothead fix once it opens, despite any oil that might wash up.

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