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Forum: Aruba in General Friday, October 16th, 2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,783
Posted By chip collector
Re: Sherry, please pray for het

This is so sad. This was the first Aruba bulletin board I found and I used to love it here. It was thriving at the time and it was sad to see it slow down. I always appreciated Sherry and all she...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, February 24th, 2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,202
Posted By chip collector
Re: Alhambra Casino Renovation and Donuts

Thanks for the update. Nice photos. :thumbs_up
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 31st, 2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,030
Posted By chip collector
Re: Need a few $1 chips

Thanks CaribRJ!!! I sent you a reply. I really appreciate it!

Woooooo-Hooooo!!
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 31st, 2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,030
Posted By chip collector
New a few $1 chips

There are new chips at the Cool Casino (Riu) and the Palm Beach Casino (Westin). I got some from Liz from NJ (thank you so much, Liz), but I have been asked for more than I got from other...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, June 10th, 2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 51,689
Posted By chip collector
Re: Vandersloot wanted in Peru

Very informative. Thanks, Sherry!
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, June 10th, 2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 51,689
Posted By chip collector
Re: Vandersloot wanted in Peru

Read today on cnn website:

1) His attorney is trying to get his confession thrown out because he was not represented at the time

2) He has been transferred to a medical facility

Any...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, June 8th, 2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 51,689
Posted By chip collector
Re: Vandersloot wanted in Peru

I would guess that they had him solidly this time, whether he confessed or not. I have read that they found him with bloody clothes, that the cameras show no one else but Van Der Sloot leaving but...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, December 30th, 2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,377
Posted By chip collector
Re: Status of Key Largo

The Key Largo is the one that just closed, located at the former Hangout/Outback. The Royal Cabana, which I was referring to, is the older casino. It was gutted after a dispute between the La...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, December 30th, 2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,377
Posted By chip collector
Re: Status of Key Largo

:cry_smile:cry_smile So sad. I wonder if the Aruban is considering selling the Royal Cabana to the La Cabana BRC?
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 10th, 2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,827
Posted By chip collector
Re: Interim Trip Report--Only one Good Day

I haven't been back in three and a half years. I would take one good day in Aruba anytime!!!! :wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, December 5th, 2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,594
Posted By chip collector
Re: Casino Radisson Aruba closing down

I have heard that the casino is now closed. The employees have refused to work. Anybody there who knows more?
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, December 4th, 2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,594
Posted By chip collector
Re: Casino Radisson Aruba closing down

Hopefully, it is just a change of management companies. My real concern is for the casino employees, who may lose their jobs.
...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, November 20th, 2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,074
Posted By chip collector
New color scheme??

I thought I was in the wrong place for a second! :wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 28th, 2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,705
Posted By chip collector
Re: casino

Great question! :sick:
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 27th, 2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,705
Posted By chip collector
Re: casino

I think it's pretty clear that there are no immediate plans to complete the renovation to the old Royal Cabana. What a mess. Too bad.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 18th, 2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,333
Posted By chip collector
Re: Info On Renaissance Resort

Good advice. Just for the sake of completeness, in that strip you will also find casinos at the Hyatt Regency (Copacabana), Westin (Casablanca) and the Riu (Cool). In any case, have fun!
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, May 15th, 2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,375
Posted By chip collector
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, May 15th, 2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,646
Posted By chip collector
Re: Poker at the Hyatt?

I would LOVE to. But, with the family, can't afford it right now, and can't go without them.
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, May 15th, 2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,375
Posted By chip collector
Stellaris redemption notice

Liz from NJ was kind enough to inform me that she saw a notice in a print newspaper in Aruba that certain chips with sailboats must be redeemed shortly at the Stellaris or they will no longer be...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, May 15th, 2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,646
Posted By chip collector
Poker at the Hyatt?

I was looking through an on-line newspaper from Aruba yesterday, and ran across an ad for the Copa Cabana Casino in the Hyatt Regency stating that they opening a new poker room!! If anyone is there...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 14th, 2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,333
Posted By chip collector
Re: Info On Renaissance Resort

Casinos:

Both are decent casinos. The Crystal is fancier, but still has plenty of $5 minimum tables. The Crystal is also the only full time casino (but many of the games, such as craps, do not...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 10th, 2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,390
Posted By chip collector
Question Anyone know where this came from?

I recently got this chip in a trade.

http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q170/chip_dog/unknown-palmtreeroulettebrown.jpg

The person I got it from is pretty sure it came from Aruba, but not...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, March 30th, 2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,617
Posted By chip collector
Re: Some things never change

Thanks, Charlierat. Somehow, I missed that. When was that second picture taken? The one right below the 1960 picture.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, March 30th, 2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,617
Posted By chip collector
Re: Some things never change

1959? That wouldn't have a picture of the brand new Aruba Caribbean, would it? If so, can you pm me a picture of it?
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, March 4th, 2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,722
Posted By chip collector
Question Historical Society

Is there a historical society or anything similar in Aruba?
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, February 26th, 2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,152
Posted By chip collector
Re: Sherry....The Birthday Girl!!!!

Happy Birthday and thank you for your work on this forum. Enjoy your B-Day! :beer_yum:
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 23rd, 2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,844
Posted By chip collector
Re: A topic to have some fun with

"Under the Sea" from The Little Mermaid? :wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, February 22nd, 2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,844
Posted By chip collector
Re: A topic to have some fun with

For the countdowns: The Clash's "I'm so bored with the U.S.A."
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, February 12th, 2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,819
Posted By chip collector
Re: Kent Gerber in Aruba for 3 weeks.

Is there an icon for a standing ovation? :wink_smil I really enjoyed this thread, Kent. Well done! :thumbs_up
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, February 5th, 2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,819
Posted By chip collector
Re: Kent Gerber in Aruba for 3 weeks.

I, for one, have really been enjoying your posts. Thanks, Kent! :thumbs_up
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, December 31st, 2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,559
Posted By chip collector
Re: We're Home Safely

First:



No surprise there. :wink_smil Thanks for the update.

I'm really sorry to hear about Liz's misfortune. Think about all of the private information we keep on our laptops, too. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, December 17th, 2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,999
Posted By chip collector
Re: Aruba Departure, video

44:

My bonehead move, I guess. I really meant the outside of the casino (signage, logos, etc.). Sorry I put you through that! :embaresse
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, December 16th, 2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,994
Posted By chip collector
Re: Happy Birthday Liz from N.J.

Happy Birthday, Liz! :party::party::martini_s
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 14th, 2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,999
Posted By chip collector
Re: Aruba Departure, video

Hey! Where are all of the casino pictures??? :wink_smil

Nice blog, Mr. 44.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, November 16th, 2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,374
Posted By chip collector
Re: FYI for chip collector

Thanks, Bob. I will pass on that information to people I know who collect those chips. I appreciate it.

:thumbs_up
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, November 13th, 2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,335
Posted By chip collector
Re: Do you remember when...?

I wish I had those memories. I came fairly recently to Aruba, but I love it just the same.

I'm sorry to bring this up in such a nice thread, but it's hard to find those who have been...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, October 28th, 2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,382
Posted By chip collector
Question Re: what are the differences

Your posts only make me wish I had started going earlier. Oh well. I was a little confused about one comment, though.



My research shows that the Holiday Inn opened in 1969 and the Hyatt...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, October 28th, 2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,448
Posted By chip collector
Re: Pre-Trip, Report Ideas

1) I meant pictures of the entrances and signage, not the inside, but...
2) Some casinos now let you take pictures. Some don't. I have asked after seeing some people take pictures and many in Las...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, October 23rd, 2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,448
Posted By chip collector
Re: Pre-Trip, Report Ideas

Pictures of as many casinos and casino signs as you can!! And, of course, pictures of the progress of the Royal Cabana. OK, so I'm predictable! :wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, October 7th, 2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,682
Posted By chip collector
Re: Hard Rock Cafe Aruba

Didn't think so, but had to ask. Thanks, Liz! :teeth_smi
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, October 7th, 2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,682
Posted By chip collector
Re: Hard Rock Cafe Aruba

Hard Rock has a number of casinos across the US (had one in UK as well). Is this just a cafe or a cafe and casino?
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, September 22nd, 2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,250
Posted By chip collector
Re: What do you like so much about Aruba ??

The food, the ambiance, the pace, the hotels, the people, the beach, the relaxation...and, of course, the casinos (and their stuff)!! :wink_smil I especially love the poker room at the Excelsior and...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, September 8th, 2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,285
Posted By chip collector
Re: Is FisherLady48 ok?

No problem. Not dense. You just don't play around as much as I do. If you click on a person's name, a drop down menu appears, including a choice to send a pm. But, in any case, thank you for the...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, September 8th, 2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,285
Posted By chip collector
Re: Is FisherLady48 ok?

Thanks. Can't find it. Can you pm me a link, please?
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, September 8th, 2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,285
Posted By chip collector
Question Is FisherLady48 ok?

I was in the middle of some correspondence with FisherLady48 in May. Her last response to me was on June 6th. I sent several responses to her since without any reply. I have also checked and...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, August 10th, 2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,780
Posted By chip collector
Re: aruba vacation

I hope you are having a great time. If you are able to, please check your pm's.

:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,850
Posted By chip collector
Re: Casino designation as "N.V."?

Someone told me it is the equivalent of a limited liability company in the US. Corp. works for me, too.

Thanks. :thumbs_up
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,850
Posted By chip collector
Casino designation as "N.V."?

I was showing a token from the closed Grand Casino to a friend, who noticed that it said, "Grand Casino N.V." at the bottom. He asked why it said "N.V." and not "N.A."

Here is the token:
...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,683
Posted By chip collector
Re: Casino Merengue - have any stuff?

What a great idea! Hey, if it ever comes to pass, you will get first consideration. :wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,683
Posted By chip collector
Casino Merengue - have any stuff?

In 1999, the casino in the Aruba Sheraton/Aruba Grand/whatever-it-was-called-then was called the Casino Merengue. Of the more than 31 casinos that have existed on Aruba, that is the only casino for...
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