America’s Game Show makes a triumphant return to Cliff Castle Casino Hotel!
This March, Cliff Castle Casino Hotel hosted the “Wheel of Fortune” Contestant Search for the second time. The last time the “Wheelmobile” visited , in 2015, was a rousing success. This time was no different. The first day we held the event in Stargazer Pavilion; threatening weather moved the event indoors to the new Event Center. The show travels to each state looking for potential players; this was to be the only stop in Arizona. People came from far and wide for their chance to possibly meet Pat and Vanna and win cash and prizes. First, they needed to pass muster with the show’s “traveling host,” Marty, a man for whom words like “energetic” and “enthusiastic” only scratch the surface. As he introduces the contestants, he treats each one with the same level of excitement and interest that each one feels as though he is getting the royal treatment. Arizonans of every stripe, from break dancers to retirees, artists to new parents, made their bid for game show stardom. After Marty spun the wheel and did his happy dance about the prizes each contestant was given, Vanna stand-in Mallory entered their letters on the board. As soon as the puzzle was solved, everyone was ushered off and a new batch would be on the receiving end of Marty’s boundless enthusiasm. Thank you to everyone for coming out and making this year’s “Wheel of Fortune” Contestant Search a great time!
Contestants onstage at Stargazer
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Wet weather outside didn’t dampen the crowd’s enthusiasm on Day 2, inside the Event Center.