We were fortunate enough to attend the soft opening of Insert Coin(s) last night and wow, what a place!
“Whether you’re looking to just relax and have a beer, drop some coin(s), rent a console or simply dance to some Beats, Insert Coin(s) has just what you need.
With thousands of games to choose from, world-renowned DJs spinning beats and videos, comfortable couches and a bar. What more could you ask for?”
Walking into the establishment evoked a multitude of emotions. There was the initial awe of the space. Flat screens on every wall, a neon lit bar top, enormous(and trust me, unbelievably awesome) couches, and of course the games. Dozens of arcade style games, and every modern gaming system available. Instantly childhood memories flooded back of standing in an arcade trying to decide which machine to put my quarters in. As a child we were limited on play to what our parents deemed appropriate, and it was never enough. But at an arcade lounge bar you are able to play as long as you want. It’s high score time now! Throw in a a few drinks, great bartenders and cocktail waitresses and Insert Coin(s) has created a masterpiece.
Not into video games, no problem. They have a DJ and dance floor that kept the groove alive till early in the morning. And of course not to be forgotten is the art. The walls are painted by local artists in a manner that is consistent with the vibe of the lounge, vibrant and exciting. They also have artwork on display and for sale by artists, which Insert Coin(s) plans to donate their share of the proceeds to the Red Cross Japan Relief Fund.
With 70 years behind us, El Cortez has seen downtown Vegas change from one thing to another. The last few years have truly marked a revitalization to the area. We are thrilled to see trend-setting businesses like Insert Coin(s) joining the force that is breathing a new life into the city. Insert Coin(s) officially opens for business tomorrow(However there is a not so secret soft opening again tonight).
We wish you good luck and congratulations!
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