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Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Lurker. ()
Date: September 03, 2010 08:16AM

I'm getting so sick of these Charlestown races and slots ads every two minutes.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: db central ()
Date: September 03, 2010 08:18AM

Well its after 8, get a job and you wont HAVE to watch them

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: justsayin ()
Date: September 03, 2010 08:19AM

What if watching TV is part of your job?

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Sas ()
Date: September 03, 2010 08:24AM

Last night I think they bought the entire hour of ads. Every other ad was Charlestown.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Date: September 03, 2010 08:27AM

They are running more ads because they renamed the casino to Hollywood Casino. They want to attract a higher caliber of redneck.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: TheMeeper ()
Date: September 03, 2010 08:32AM

WashingTone-Locian Wrote:
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> They are running more ads because they renamed the
> casino to Hollywood Casino. They want to attract a
> higher caliber of redneck.

Whenever I hang out on Sunset Strip, I'm immediately reminded of a giant smoke-filled casino in small town West Virgina.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Lurker. ()
Date: September 03, 2010 08:40AM

db central Wrote:
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> Well its after 8, get a job and you wont HAVE to
> watch them

Actually I should be sitting on a beach right now.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: jhey ()
Date: September 03, 2010 08:56AM

WashingTone-Locian Wrote:
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> They are running more ads because they renamed the
> casino to Hollywood Casino. They want to attract a
> higher caliber of redneck.

+1

TheMeeper Wrote:
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> Whenever I hang out on Sunset Strip, I'm
> immediately reminded of a giant smoke-filled
> casino in small town West Virgina.

+1

I'M A FIVE-STAR MAN!!


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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Lurker. ()
Date: September 03, 2010 09:42AM

WashingTone-Locian Wrote:
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> They are running more ads because they renamed the
> casino to Hollywood Casino. They want to attract a
> higher caliber of redneck.

Ok, I get it now. They are trying to re-brand and have everybody say they are going to the Hollywood Casino. Trying to get rid of the old Charlestown name and feel.

Good luck, everybody in Fairfax County is still going to call it "Charlestown" not Hollywood.



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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: TheMeeper ()
Date: September 03, 2010 10:03AM

Lurker. Wrote:
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>
> They are trying to re-brand

The stupidest thing about re-branding is the dumbass name. There aren't even casinos in Hollywood. When I think of Hollywood, I think of rock & roll bars, tattoo parlors, boutique hotels, and tacky souvenir and t-shirt shops. Not casinos.

It's like opening a water park in east bumfuck W VA and naming it "The Georgetown Water Park".

It's just stupid.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: justsayin ()
Date: September 03, 2010 10:37AM

WashingTone-Locian Wrote:
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> They are running more ads because they renamed the
> casino to Hollywood Casino. They want to attract a
> higher caliber of redneck.


I wonder if the whores are any better with the rebranding?

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"She looks pretty good for 12, admit it." - WingNut, 04/24/2012

"I'm racist too. So what?" - Ellipsis 9/16/2011

"If you only knew who I was, and what I was working to do you would...have the decency to tell me I hated my nation and the way of life. I may not agree with...the government...I hate the "government"......" - Firrat 9/1/10

"there seems to be a queer...why? To try and further demean a defeated... dumb Tea party... I think we need more... far left folks on a regular basis - Louis Farakhan, Jesse Jackson...Al Sharpton" - Registered Voter, 8/19/2011

"If your computer is running slow, or you have any other problems, email me at with the problem and i am willing to fix it, for a price of course" - Taylor, spamming FFU on 04/12/2006. "N****rs as slaves again? I think so..." - Taylor, 09/20/2009

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Kilton ()
Date: September 03, 2010 11:38AM

These ads are hilarious. You gotta watch them from that perspective.

Check out the number of people holding wads of cash in their hands. And when have you ever seen this much action in a casino? And how about all those smiles? Then at one point the voice-over says "All the winning you can handle." LOL. I'm pretty sure I could handle more winning.

Almost as good as the Cashpoint commercials.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: TheMeeper ()
Date: September 03, 2010 12:08PM

Kilton Wrote:
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>
> Check out the number of people holding wads of cash in their hands. And when have you ever seen this much action in a casino? And how about all those smiles? Then at one point the voice-over says "All the winning you can handle."

Shit, I just won 1,200 bucks, I don't think I can handle all this winning, hopefully I'll start losing my shirt!

Another dumb slogan from the ads- "Where fame and fortune go hand and hand".

Who the fuck goes to a casino for "fame"??

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Lurker. ()
Date: September 03, 2010 03:13PM

If you saw some of the people sitting at the tables up there you wouldn't be thinking fame and fortune you'd be thinking hobos and hoes.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: WingNut ()
Date: September 03, 2010 03:19PM

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Posted by: WingNut ()
Date: September 03, 2010 03:21PM

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Radiophile ()
Date: September 03, 2010 06:16PM

TheMeeper Wrote:
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> Lurker. Wrote:
> -------------------------------
> >
> > They are trying to re-brand
>
> The stupidest thing about re-branding is the
> dumbass name. There aren't even casinos in
> Hollywood. When I think of Hollywood, I think of
> rock & roll bars, tattoo parlors, boutique hotels,
> and tacky souvenir and t-shirt shops. Not
> casinos.

That would be the Hollyweird area, not the Hollywood area.
>

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: TheMeeper ()
Date: September 03, 2010 06:42PM

Radiophile Wrote:
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> That would be the Hollyweird area, not the
> Hollywood area.

The whole place is pretty 'weird' once you get away from the touristy stuff like the Chinese theater or that Reston-cloned Hollywood-Highland Center. Sunset Strip is a lot nicer and is less seedy after dark, but that's in West Hollywood, and not Hollywood proper.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Tim45 ()
Date: September 03, 2010 07:27PM

WingNut Wrote:
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> I went to Tunica Mississippi when I was in Memphis
> once and there were literally motherfuckers there
> in bib overalls and Cat hats. They'd come from all
> over the mid-South to go there. I can't see C-Town
> being that country.

I went to a riverboat casino in Iowa a few years back. There were guys in bib overalls shooting craps, looked like Uncle Jesse from Dukes of Hazzard. The people at Charlestown are just too much to take. I am no snob but it was too weird. I thought when they first opened how great not to have to travel to AC but I was wrong. Probably just save my money and take a trip to Vegas during Football season so I can get in some sports book.



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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Tim45 ()
Date: September 03, 2010 07:40PM

To be fair to Charlestown they saw a niche and they filled it. If you want to gamble you either play there or travel to Delaware or AC. They set $50 blackjack minimums and have people waiting to play. They offer next to nothing in comps, such as they are, and you will wait forever for a drink.

They have the location and a potential customer base of a few million people within an hours drive. They really dont have to offer anything other than the opportunity to play. As the saying goes they are the only game in town and they know it.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: say ()
Date: September 03, 2010 10:12PM

In the ad I saw, it sure sounded like they were saying "sluts" instead of "slots". There were bitches on the screen at the time, so maybe.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Genevieve ()
Date: September 03, 2010 10:18PM

say Wrote:
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> In the ad I saw, it sure sounded like they were
> saying "sluts" instead of "slots". There were
> bitches on the screen at the time, so maybe.


The radio commercial I heard definitely sounds like "red, hot sluts."

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: H8 CT ()
Date: September 05, 2010 03:51PM

Charlestown and their high roller rednecks blow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Place sucks!

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Tim45 ()
Date: September 05, 2010 04:38PM

Last time I went the customers resembled something like piss test day at the parole office. You wave a wad of cash in front of that crowd expect to have your head split open on the way to your car.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Fuck charlestown casino ()
Date: September 05, 2010 05:47PM

TheMeeper Wrote:
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> Kilton Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> >
> > Check out the number of people holding wads of
> cash in their hands. And when have you ever seen
> this much action in a casino? And how about all
> those smiles? Then at one point the voice-over
> says "All the winning you can handle."
>
> Shit, I just won 1,200 bucks, I don't think I can
> handle all this winning, hopefully I'll start
> losing my shirt!
>
> Another dumb slogan from the ads- "Where fame and
> fortune go hand and hand".
>
> Who the fuck goes to a casino for "fame"??

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: WingNut ()
Date: September 07, 2010 04:03PM

+1



Tim45 Wrote:
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> Last time I went the customers resembled something
> like piss test day at the parole office. You wave
> a wad of cash in front of that crowd expect to
> have your head split open on the way to your car.


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Posted by: WingNut ()
Date: September 07, 2010 04:17PM

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Date: September 07, 2010 04:20PM

Apparently Hollywood Casino is a chain, but this is the same ad they used for WV...




Apparently the ad producers have never been in a real casino, because real casino inhabitants typically look like this...

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Lurker. ()
Date: September 07, 2010 04:41PM

Wingnuts review above is spot on. Skip the tables, the horses are more fun. The front of the program tells you how to read the numbers on the horses.



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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: WingNut ()
Date: September 07, 2010 04:45PM

Lurker. Wrote:
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> Wingnuts review above is spot on. Skip the tables,
> the horses are more fun. The front of the program
> tells you how to read the numbers on the horses.


That shit might as well be the Nikkei index. Never understood how to interpret it, but it's a good time killer.


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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Lurker. ()
Date: September 07, 2010 05:04PM

I thought I knew how to read it as well. I had some hardcore better sitting next me one night. That guy amazed me. He knew if the history of some horses and trainers. He said horses that come from CA are generally faster. Never bet a horse who is running it's first race at Charlestown, second race is better. Mudders, turf horses, jockeys etc...

The guy spent 30 minutes telling me all sorts of tricks. Claimed he made about 50,000 a year betting on the horses. Mostly doing exacta's.

FYI - Every horse he picked won. He practically called the race before it was run. The guy was about 65 and had been betting horses since he was 17. His problem was he was doing all sorts of crazy exactas to get better odds and pay outs.



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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: WingNut ()
Date: September 07, 2010 05:08PM

I hit my exacta on a race where the field was nothing but newbies without a lot of wins. I'd like to say I picked with some kind of strategy but it was really random, I could have easily reversed the order of the two picks.

For me, it's just the price of entertainment. I go to the dog track in Florida every other year or so too, just for the booze, the rogues gallery and the ha-ha's.


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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Lurker. ()
Date: September 07, 2010 05:40PM

From what the guy said the best and most consistent horses race in the 5,6,7 races. The last race is a junk race.

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: Lurker. ()
Date: September 07, 2010 05:45PM

FYI - Fire Monday killed 27 horses at Charlestown - My guess is careless smoking. The stable hands smoke like chimneys.

At least 27 thoroughbred racehorses died Monday near West Virginia's Charles Town Races after a fire broke out at a group of privately owned stables, local and race officials said.

The fire started about 4:45 a.m. Horse owners and tourists worked to free the animals as fire enveloped several wooden barns across the street from the racetrack and the Hollywood Casino. About 26 horses were saved, said Ed Smith, chief of the Charles Town Independent Fire Company.

"It was feeding time, and a lot of people saw the fire going, but it all happened very quickly," said Ken Lowe, president of the Charles Town Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association.



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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: TheMeeper ()
Date: September 07, 2010 06:06PM

Lurker. Wrote:
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> Fire Monday killed 27 horses at Charlestown
> - My guess is careless smoking.

Ever watch The Sopranos?

It's the reason Tony killed Ralph Cifaretto!

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Re: Charlestown Ads
Posted by: ITRADE ()
Date: September 07, 2010 09:15PM

Lurker. Wrote:
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> FYI - Fire Monday killed 27 horses at Charlestown
> - My guess is careless smoking. The stable hands
> smoke like chimneys.
>
> At least 27 thoroughbred racehorses died Monday
> near West Virginia's Charles Town Races after a
> fire broke out at a group of privately owned
> stables, local and race officials said.
>
> The fire started about 4:45 a.m. Horse owners and
> tourists worked to free the animals as fire
> enveloped several wooden barns across the street
> from the racetrack and the Hollywood Casino. About
> 26 horses were saved, said Ed Smith, chief of the
> Charles Town Independent Fire Company.
>
> "It was feeding time, and a lot of people saw the
> fire going, but it all happened very quickly,"
> said Ken Lowe, president of the Charles Town
> Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association.


How much is BBQ going for these days?

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