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1 Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, October 30, 1997 AA1 1 Gary Nighswonger will play the role of Senator in "Antigone" Gary Nighswonger has been cast in the Others in the cast will be Susan Brown role of the Senator in the production of Jeri Scott, Carlton McCaslin, Jean "--n" ne " A ago , that will be presented at the Buckinghm, Mat Daunt , Bxadd ChiJdress, Panrump Valley High School in January. David Spencer, Ann Couture, and Jenna + Vlr:Paul DiLeilaiudirecting the pr+ucL+ E0n." ..... = _. tion. :+ +  : Nighswonger .is no stranger Robert Dill amp theatre audiences having been tDuke, BrandyFulk- :last in the productionaf"Our Town." Dan Herndon, Gavii r + According to Gary the Senato Is a very Kennedy, Natira King, Becky/_,age, Venza challenging role in that the character is a Lamm and Shawnee Mauldin. survivor in a political family that is des- "" Other sudent chorusmembers are tined for destruction. Amanda McKim, Talisha Monahan, Ieisha When not acting Nighswonger, divides his time between '"The works as a hairdresser, and the local golf Stoddard and Capree Tremblay. - Bobbi Hommel is tl staem courses. . Player's Edge Marketing the casino Saddle West Hotel, Casino & RV Park Bingo isthe singlelargest game in the valley, k can draw from 50 to over 100 players in one session; Stop by one Of the local bingo rooms, you will see rows of heads looking for the last number called. Bingo is no longer played with a card and a sliding tab to covor the numbers called. Modem day bingo uses paperpackets, which the thousands of dollars, From a market- ing viewpoint; this is a good situation for the guest and the casino. The guest re- ceives multiplechances to wincashjack- pots and the casino receives a customer who has the potential to play slot ma- chines. Once inside the casino all types of offers, or promotions as they am called, arc available to the guest. Even if you do not gamble you will find restaurant spe- are pre-numbered and pre-olored for the cials, which are priced atsuch avalue it called a dauber. The game of bingo has not changed over the years, only the way it is played has changed. Bingo has become a strong marketing tool for the casino industry in Las Vegas. You can find bingo being played 24 hours :ooL Haying customers are offered in- centives for playing slot machines; table games, keno and bingo. The incentives can be from cash rewards to coupons for cash drawing in the evening. Club mem- berships are offered at no cost to mem- + hers and entitle members to special of- players bingo brings to a casino are very to come like our Bingo Slxoktaeular on important to the marketingdeparmaent. ourstaff the game is played. Look for ourNovem- PV. i0n including coveralls that get up look forward to seeing you at bingo. I "Jingle all the way," Christmas flick already in stores by Barney Basin PVG Reviewer The bats haven't even returned to their post Halloween caves and already the studios are releasing their Christmas choice collections. "Jingle all the way" appears to be the front runner. This time it's Arnold Schwarzenegger as the workaholic father trying to keep his family together by buying his son the most requested toy of the year. In his quest he is hindered by a stressed-out mailman, played by Sinbad, a policeman played by Robert Conrad and a Santa, who is no gentleman, played by James Belushi. Naturally in a story like this there is always "Murphy's law" to contend with, because every- thing that can go wrong does. Through all this he is able to finally fulfill his promise to his son and redeem family values for Christmas. One of the most enjoyable characterizations in this flick is Phil Hartman as the single parent neighbor with eyes on Arnold's screen wife, Rita Wilson. Almost from the begin- ning you realize that his helpful concerned neighbor act is just that, an act. Except for the final action sequence, the film is all very predictable, but then so is Christmas, except when your trytrig to figure out what's in a fruitcake. The scenes of adults fighting in the toy stores appeared a little farfetched until you realized that is just what happened in some places last year with the "Tickle-Me Elmo" doll. Unfortunately, it doesn't say much about the true spirit of Christmas. Although not headed for Christmas classicdom this is a fun harmless piece of film and good way to start off the holiday viewing festival frenzy. f,aag_rxtaar t. l:ht% Imrmm G. Gro+,m Polm .BI 3. 'Irlo all   7. '.  [I Man 8. liar liar 4. h+mm ma lbh 1. That Old  I I 00rUFop00's mo.-,o,., ,.o,.,+,, Pammm, MII 727-5010 Ill IH