Ayecarumba
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June 3rd, 2011 at 2:49:45 PM permalink
The contents of the Sahara are going up for auction this month. Including the poker room sign, ceiling fixtures, etc. More info here
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June 3rd, 2011 at 2:56:46 PM permalink
Wonder how much a craps table goes for...
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Ayecarumba
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June 3rd, 2011 at 3:04:35 PM permalink
Quote: Nareed

Wonder how much a craps table goes for...



I suppose it depends on if Oprah is collecting them or not. Brand new tables go for ~$3,500 USD before crating and shipping.
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June 3rd, 2011 at 3:05:37 PM permalink
I'd like to get something as a souvenir, but it's not worth the bother of attending the auction over. Hopefully some of it will filter down to eBay.

Quote: Nareed

Wonder how much a craps table goes for...



You see them in the classifieds and eBay once in a while, for about $1,000. At the auction they will probably go for less.
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June 3rd, 2011 at 3:12:24 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

I'd like to get something as a souvenir, but it's not worth the bother of attending the auction over. Hopefully some of it will filter down to eBay.



You see them in the classifieds and eBay once in a while, for about $1,000. At the auction they will probably go for less.



It looks like the first four days will be $10 to get in the door, and things will have price tags on them. The liquidation auction will probably start after the set price sale is over.

It looks like there are some nice neon signs.
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June 3rd, 2011 at 3:18:00 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

I'd like to get something as a souvenir, but it's not worth the bother of attending the auction over. Hopefully some of it will filter down to eBay.



It kind of has to. I figure a lot of what is or can be branded as Sahara memorabilia will be bought for resale on eBay and similar venues.

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You see them in the classifieds and eBay once in a while, for about $1,000. At the auction they will probably go for less.



Not bad. I expected more.

But if a new one is $3,500 plus s&h as Ayecarumba says, then a used one from any casino ought to really be worth less than $700, depending on its condition. I'd argue one with a defunct casino's logo might be worth more as a collectible.
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June 3rd, 2011 at 3:22:05 PM permalink
If I lived in Vegas, I'd pay somebody I trusted to spend all day there and bid on the items I wanted. Its going to be a nuthouse, I hate auctions like that.
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June 3rd, 2011 at 3:39:56 PM permalink
What about Sahara chips? Are they still cashable anywhere?
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June 3rd, 2011 at 3:41:39 PM permalink
Quote: Ayecarumba

It looks like the first four days will be $10 to get in the door, and things will have price tags on them. The liquidation auction will probably start after the set price sale is over. It looks like there are some nice neon signs.



You're right, I should have read more carefully. The sale starts the 16th, which is the day after WoVCon. I think the group should go over there together. I'd like to get one of those old Vegas pictures by the registration desk, but then again, I'll bet everybody will want those.
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June 3rd, 2011 at 4:48:15 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

You're right, I should have read more carefully. The sale starts the 16th, which is the day after WoVCon. I think the group should go over there together. I'd like to get one of those old Vegas pictures by the registration desk, but then again, I'll bet everybody will want those.



I seem to remember an article mentioning that employees were given first dib's on some of the items and I remember the Photos behind the Check in were mentioned as being in demand.
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