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Gila River Hotels & Casinos to attempt world record for largest bingo game

Apr 21, 2019, 4:23 AM | Updated: 6:33 pm
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(Gila River Hotels & Casinos photo)

PHOENIX — Gila River Hotels & Casinos in Phoenix is attempting to break a world record for the largest game of bingo on April 25.

This event will commemorate Gila River’s 25th anniversary, according to a press release.

Gila River is attempting to break the Guinness World Records for largest set of bingo balls and largest bingo card.

The event will include 75 colorful, four-foot bingo balls and a 20-foot by 20-foot bingo card.

The giant bingo will take place in the west parking lot of Lone Butte, located on Pecos and Kyrene roads.

The game will start at 9 a.m. and those who want to participate in giant bingo can register at 7:30 a.m.

Only the first 200 people who register and are 21-and-up can play.

Participants have a chance to win a luxury suite and VIP experience at an Arizona Diamondbacks game, or $2,500 in free bonus play at Gila River’s casinos.

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Gila River Hotels & Casinos to attempt world record for largest bingo game