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What Fun and Exciting Things Have You Done at the Sahara??

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Edmonton, Canada
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What Fun and Exciting Things Have You Done at the Sahara??

There are two reasons I want to stop there while in Vegas.....

1) It's getting older and I consider it a "classic". You never know when it will be torn down so I may as well visit it once!

2) The boyfriend is a Nascar fan so we want to check out the Nascar cafe.

Other than that I'm wondering if there is any other neat things to do there besides gamble?

Palestine, TX
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1. Re: What Fun and Exciting Things Have You Done at the Sahara??

Almost got mugged outside walking to the bus stop went down the path man there is a lot of places to be hiding in the bushes! Literally

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If they still have the $1 deal going then get some beers hot dogs and black jack done. Lots of fun.

Edmonton, Canada
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Well I did say exciting...........so I guess that sort of counts! I'm lucky....me and my boyfriend are both bodybuilders so we are in better shape and stronger than the average person. But stil we'll have to watch out. Our muscles won't protect us against a fire arm.

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Speed the Rollercoaster and a Nascar simulator ride.

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I was running out of gambling money while celebrating college graduation with a few friends. We went down to play $3 blackjack and busted out pretty early. I took the "emergencies only" credit card to the NASCAR bar.

There, myself and two friends met an extremely drunk visitor from Nebraska. He proceeded to leave the bar, and leave his video camera. We taped ourselves drinking and mocking this guy on his camera for the next 30 minutes.

Two hours later he came running down frantically looking for his camera. He got it back from the bartender (who was trying not to laugh hysterically.) Before leaving he thanked us saying "this is my Mother's camera, she would kill me if I left it."

We still laugh to this day thinking of this man and his mother gathering to watch their Vegas vacation and stumbling on our recording. That is the most fun thing I have ever done at the Sahara.

Buffalo, NY
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I second Sarah- that's what we did awhile back. Well- that and drink while laughing secretly at some of the people gambling there. It brings in an interesting crowd :)

Queensbury, NY
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My husband won 140 some odd dollars on the community Monopoly Big Event machine on a 30 cent bet. That was pretty exciting!

I love playing at the 1.00 Blackjack tables. No pressure, quick drink service, and a whole lotta fun!!

My husband said the roller coaster was NUTS!

Topeka, Kansas
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We ate at the buffet a couple times, but I don't think we've even been in the casino for about five years. I just checked a couple days that we already have booked in Sept and could get a suite for $67 per night!!!! hmmmm...almost makes me want to change my rez :)

SGF, MO
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Safety issue is over-hyped as is "crap hole" characterization.

Add to COusinEddie's list $1 shots in souvenier glass.

Free slot tourneys late afternoon to early evening.

One of my favorite machines is there. Always win on it.

Sit at the bar and play VP. Some friendly bartenders. Sit, drink and people watch - it's quite a cross-section.

CW's are good and friendly. Good drinks, mostly.

Roller coaster...of love...say what?

Spin the free play wheel at the players club. Missed one large by half a click one time. Won $10 another time. One spin per day.

Free drink with 10 points in souvenier plastic beer glass. Great for pouring your comps into. Pricelessly cheap.

Tables are loud, everyone's having fun, laughing, back-slappin' on wins... No highbrows here. Let your hair down. Have some fun...

Ventura, California
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In 1999 we took a group of 12 high school wrestlers to the National Championships and the team budget could only afford Sahara. After weigh in's they were all so hungry we took them to the Buffet and they all got sick as dogs! We had a deluxe view of another tower and they all caught glimpes of a naked lady and roamed the hallways to find her in person!