The seller has started bidding at $67.99 for this "rare" flag that's never been flown and was obtained prior to the casino being sold.
Hollywood Casino Joliet used to be the Empress River Casino, and this 3-foot-by-5-foot nylon flag harkens back to those days. Here's how the seller describes it on eBay, where it's being auctioned to the higher bidder starting at $67.99 (or skip the bidding and buy it immediately for $99): "CONDITION: Excellent OVERALL - never been flown and purchased from the Casino after it was bought out and name was changed to Hollywood. Has one minor spot on it." Bidding closes the afternoon of Feb. 17. Shipping is $8. Want to see more photos or make a bid? Click here.
The casino's newest addition will be open Fridays and Saturdays only and will feature techno dance music spun by DJs, signature drinks and theme nights.
Reve means "dream" in French, and that's exactly what patrons will think they've stepped into when they enter Hollywood Casino's new Reve nightclub opening Feb. 8, senior marketing director Jill Green said. With a black-on-black color scheme, LED-lit tables and cabana rooms shrouded in gauzy material, the space will be unlike anything else in Joliet, said Jill Green, Hollywood's senior marketing director. "The dance floor, music, high energy -- everything's meant to create the ultimate fantasy where you can escape reality," Green said. The new club is located on the casino's top floor, and will be open on Friday and Saturday nights for music, dancing and drinks, she said. From 5 to 9 p.m., it will be the "ultra lounge" before switching …