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Hot in Las Vegas Slots: Fashionable Fall 2011 Edition

WE’RE NOTHING IF not fashionable here at Station Casinos.

You won’t finding us wearing white after Labor Day and, more importantly, you’ll always find the hottest Las Vegas slot machines and themes in our casinos this fall.

As usual, let’s start it off  with a nice jackpot: above is Sunset Station Director of Slots Daniel handing over a big check to Madeline. Wow!

Here’s latest from the floor as reported by our slot directors.

Got questions for our slots experts? Let us know below!

Newest games at Red Rock Resort include:

  • Pirate Battles (first in the U.S.!)
  • Wizard of Oz – Jouney to Oz
  • Devil of the Deep (Jaws)
  • Tarzan II
  • Mission Impossible

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New Aruze Stepper Reels at GVR.

Across town, the Green Valley Ranch slot floor just got:

  • Jaws
  • Tarzan Lord of the Jungle
  • New Tarzan Adventure Returns
  • New Aruze Stepper Reels
  • Mission Impossible
  • Pirates Battle
  • Also just got 10 more Podium machines from Konami located around the floor.

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Texas Station sent us this fun picture of Ronald hitting a nice Royal.

Texas, our casino not the state, on facebook

Up in the northwest Valley, Santa Fe Station tell us new additions include:

  • Mission Impossible, Stuntman Sam, The Dark Knight, Pirate Battle, Journey to OZ, The Hangover, Betty Boop, and Sex and the City – Big Diamonds
  • Also, there’s now Keno at Iguana Bar and the VIP Room has been recently reconfigured.

Santa Fe, our casino not the town, on facebook

Our Wildfire Casinos reported these two nuggets:

  • Wheel Poker just found a new home on the slot floor at Wildfire Lanes.
  • And lucky Heidi here won $20k on Double Bonus Poker at Barley’s.

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Got the courage for the new Wizard at Boulder?

On the eastside highway, Boulder Station says they now have:

  • Joker Poker Penny Progressive located by the Subway
  • The latest Wizard of Oz slot machine with Journey to Oz
  • The Dark Knight
  • Stuntman Sam featuring five bonus rounds with great animation from Pixar

facebook on Boulder, we mean, Boulder on facebook

Sunset Station is interactive this time around with a video of the bonus round for Mission Impossible.

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And you get to drive the Batmobile!

The friendly folks at Fiesta Henderson are liking their new:

  • The Dark Knight game near valet entrance
  • Mission Impossible by the parking garage restrooms
  • Stuntman Sam across from Fat Burger
  • Pink Ice and Wild Sapphire Megabucks now next to The Hangover by the Food Court

Fiestas on facebook

Close to The Strip, Palace Station’s slot floor recently welcomed:

  • Batman the Dark Knight
  • Penny Wheel of Fortune games near the Grand Cafe
  • Nickel Wheel of Fortune located the famous Oyster Bar
  • Super fun Hangover machines in the Race & Sports area
  • New and exciting Aristocrat’s Tall Tales themes around the floor

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Discover Bonus Points on Columbus Day at Station Casinos

WHETHER YOU HAVE off Monday for Columbus Day (lucky) or need to let loose a bit after a day of … work, kids, school, life, shopping for a new couch at one of those Columbus Day furniture sales … we have a sweet extra payoff for video poker and slots players with Bonus Point Day!

We like these Bonus Point Days. It’s our second one in like a week as Bonus Point Day debuted on Friday, September 30. Did you play and rack up some nice points? Here’s basically all you need to know:

  • Play at any Station, Fiesta or Wildfire Casinos on Monday, October 10 (midnight to midnight)
  • IMPORTANT: Remember not to forget to swipe your new Boarding Pass card at the kiosk before playing. You have your new BP, right?
  • Video Poker players get 6 points for every $1
  • Slots players get 10 points for every $1
  • There’s No Limit!

Happy Bonus Point Day! (Oh, and Columbus Day, too)

Hot in Las Vegas Slots: Sizzlin’ Summer 2011 Edition

This Hot is Slots is out of fashion:
Check out our new slots blog post for the fall season here!

SUMMER IS SLOT season at Station Casinos.

Well, not really, our slot directors like the other seasons, too, but here’s what’s hot on our Las Vegas slot floors around town during the hot months, including this high-limit hit (above) at Palace Station the other week.

Good luck!

Got questions for our slots experts? Let us know below!

At Palace Station (from Slot Director Johan)

  • Triple Spin Wheel Of Fortune and American Idol games are located near the Poker Room.
  • Vegas Hits and Money Vault games now located near live Table Games.
  • Alice in Wonderland has arrived, located by the Cabo Restaurant.
  • Star Trek and Ruby Slippers games are near our Trackside Bar.
  • New and exciting Aristocrat’s Tall Tales themes are on the way!

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At Aliante Station

  • Added more Buffalo at several locations throughout the floor.
  • Firelight by the Main Cage and the Poker Room.
  • Jaguar Mist added by Access Showroom, Bingo Room and the movie theater.
  • Jazee by Race and Sports bar, TGIF and Il Vino.
  • Betty Boop was just added by the Feast. In fact, Betty Boop herself will be making an appearance on the slot floor at Aliante on July 22, as this video says.

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At Sunset Station (reported by Slot Director Daniel)

  • New games include Alice in Wonderland (in front of Feast Buffet), Star Trek Battlestations (across from Oyster Bar), Cashman Fever (by Kids Quest)
    and Money Vault (in front of Oyster Bar).
  • Sunset also has a new Table Game Progressive (Blackjack Hit and Run!) for double deck and shoe. Ask about it at the table or pit. It’s the only one in Henderson!

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At Red Rock

  • Cashman Fever is now located next to the Feast Buffet.
  • New Lord of the Rings slot machines also near The Feast.
  • Dirty Dancing now next to Hachi.
  • Also added “Alice” slot machines and the very impressive Star Trek Battlestations.

More on Red Rock facebook

At Boulder Station (with details from our Slot Director Nick)

  • Star Trek Battlestations is a new communal game from WMS where you take on the role of a Star Fleet captain and build a fleet of ships that you can take into the bonus rounds and defeat Klingon Forces.  Located by the Reward Center.
  • WMS has also introduced two new Alice games, The Mad Tea Party and The Enchanted Mirror.  These share five randomly activated bonus features.  Located in front of the Railhead.
  • Boulder Poker is a new random Boarding Pass Bonus game with your favorite poker titles.  Win without winning!  Located in front of Burger King.
  • Some other new video titles include Golden Goddess, Black Widow, Viking Riches and Deep Freeze!  Ask a slot rep and we will show you where they are located!

More on Boulder Station facebook

At Fiesta Henderson (with a little extra info from our Slot Director Vincent)

  • Join Alice with our two brand-new games Enchanted Mirror and The Mad Tea Party, near Race & Sports Book entrance.
  • Catch Cashman Fever near our Race & Sports Book…it has 20 different Progressives!
  • The next Lord of the Rings journey begins at Fiesta Henderson! Come try the brand-new installment of the legendary Lord of the Rings triology: The Two Towers. Earn new bonus levels, Dead Marshes, Last March of the Ents, Gollum & Smeagol, Helm’s Deep, as well as having the option to play the bonus levels you already have earned in the original Lord of The Rings game. Next to the Food Court.

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At Texas Station (with more from our Slot Director Richard)

  • Star Trek Battlestations located by the Bingo entrance.
  • Wheel of Fortune Triple Spin on a 103-inch LCD (only 103-incher at Stations), by Feast Buffet exit.
  • WMS’ new Alice in Wonderland, both stepper slots and video reels, located between The Feast Buffet and Bingo.
  • Cashman Fever located by the Martini Bar.
  • Bally’s new Alpha Pro Series Dual-Monitor video reel machines featuring the Gold Bug Series, across from Fat Burger.
  • New Megabucks Wild Sapphires 13-level Progressive located by Keno.

More on Texas Station facebook

At Green Valley Ranch (from Slot Director Brent)

  • Star Trek Battlestations located between The Pit and Ovation Lounge.
  • Aruze’s Title Match next to the Rewards Center.
  • WMS Alice in Wonderland next to the Feast Buffet.

More on GVR facebook

At Santa Fe Station (from our Slot Director Kerry)

  • Interblock 8-station Roulette/slot machine now across from main cashier.
  • Cashman Fever in front of Starbucks.
  • Lord Of The Rings The Two Towers by Keno Lounge.
  • 1-cent Ultimate X Video Poker across from Gift Shop.
  • Alice In Wonderland across from Gift Shop.

More on Santa Fe Station facebook

Thanks Vegas! 19 ‘Best of Vegas’ 2011 Awards

WHAT CAN WE say other than…Thank You Las Vegas!

19 awards selected by the readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s annual Best of Vegas contest. Not too shabby!

Station Casinos Awards
    • Best Players Club – Station Casinos Boarding Pass (12 years in a row) – Readers’ Pick
    • Best Football Contest – Station Casinos Great Giveaway (17 years in a row) – Readers’ Pick
The Best Shrimp Cocktail in Las Vegas can be had for just 99 cents daily during Happy Hour (4-8pm) at Palace Station’s Cabo.
  • Best Coffee/Cappuccino – Starbucks – Readers’ Pick
  • Best Sub Sandwich – Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop (Red Rock, Santa Fe & Aliante) – Readers’ Pick
  • Best Lounge Performer or Tribute Act – Sin City Sinners (Sunset & Santa Fe) – Readers’ Pick
  • Best Buffet Las Vegas – Feast Buffet – Readers’ Pick
Palace Station Awards
Boulder Station Awards
Green Valley Ranch Awards
  • Best Spa (Shopping) – The Spa at GVR – Readers’ Pick
  • Best Spa (Hotel) – The Spa at GVR – Readers’ Pick
  • Best Locals Hotel – Green Valley Ranch – Review-Journal’s Pick
  • Best Singer – Michael Grimm – Review-Journal’s Pick
  • Best Lounge – Drop Bar – Readers’ Pick

    Happy Hour 7 days a week from 3 – 7pm at the Drop Bar!
Red Rock Awards
  • Best Steakhouse – T-Bones Chophouse – Readers’ Pick
  • Best Coffee Shop – Grand Cafe – Readers’ Pick
  • Best Bowling Alley – Red Rock Lanes – Readers’ Pick & Review-Journal’s Pick
  • Best Locals Hotel – Red Rock Resort – Readers’ Pick
  • Best Cocktail Waitresses – Red Rock Resort – Readers’ Pick
  • Best Italian Restaurant – Terra Rossa – Readers’ Pick

    R-J readers and staff agree: Red Rock has the best bowling in Las Vegas!
Fiesta Henderson Awards

Best Video Poker – Fiesta Henderson – Readers’ Pick
Best Bingo – Fiesta Henderson – Review-Journal’s Pick

Fiesta Rancho Awards

Best Video Poker – Fiesta Rancho – Readers’ Pick
Best Mexican Restaurant – Garduno’s – Readers’ Pick
Best Bingo – Fiesta Henderson – Review-Journal’s Pick

What do you think? Did they get it right? Let us know below!

Hot in Las Vegas Slots: Here’s what our slot directors are excited about

This slots info ain’t so hot anymore…Read the latest Hot in Slots post for the newest buzz from the floor!

THIS QUARTERLY SLOTS report from Station Casinos is brought to you by: Fun and Excitement.

Fun: More Buffalo games grouped together at Aliante Station so that you can play with friends!

Excitement: The picture above was taken on Tuesday night, March 2, when the Reversible Royal at Palace Station was busting at $93,000. UPDATE: As of March 9, the $1 Reversible Royal located near the Trackside Bar was over $97,000! So, if you play Video Poker get to Palace pronto.

Actually, this slots report is brought to you by the slot directors at our casinos as they are the ones who provide the newest Las Vegas slots info below. Here’s the latest from around the Valley:

Aliante Station is amped about:

  • Check out new Aristocrat’s More Hearts, More Chilli games by the ETA Lounge.
  • New to the floor: Vegas Hits with the world-famous “Welcome to Vegas” style topper. Two rotating wheels featuring Uspin uses two wheels to take you into free spins and the “money wheel spin!”
  • We are giving you more of what you asked for. Ready for Wheel of Fortune Triple Spin? IGT’s new and exciting game offers three wheels and constant bonus rounds.
  • Bomb’s Away!  This exciting World War II themed game was recently added by our Sports Book.
  • Jumbo Reel Cash Bonus is more popular than ever. We recently had another $10,000 winner.
  • You asked for more Buffalo, We rounded up a herd of machines just outside of Camacho’s so that you can play with friends.
  • Red Hot Fusion was just added between the cage and our high-limit room.
  • Williams G plus Deluxe Progressive featuring Kronos, Queen of the Wild, Vampires Embrace and Buffalo Spirit was recently added by the Feast Buffet.

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New games at Boulder Station include:

  • Attack from Mars/Revenge from Mars
  • The Price is Right The Ultimate Show
  • Wheel of Fortune Triple Spin
  • More Chilli

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New games at Fiesta Henderson include:

  • Bombs Away!
  • Star Wars Droid Hunt.
  • The Great and Powerful Oz.

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Palace Station is pumped about adding:

  • Lucky local player Barron was awarded $54,668 on the progressive Keno bank with 40 cents max bet.
  • Added new video slot Hearts and Chilli games located by the famously delicious Oyster Bar.
  • Have you played More Hearts? The more hearts you collect, the more sets of reels you have in the bonus round. Its right next to our Sports Book so check it out!
  • Monopoly Bonus City games are here and ready for fun action.
  • Attack from Mars slot video games now near our High-Limit Room.
  • Added more of popular Vegas Hits slot video games near The Broiler steakhouse.
  • Added 25-cent, 6 Level Double Double Bonus poker progressive near Cabo Restaurant.
  • Added new and exciting Price is Right slot video games near the Trackside Bar.

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Red Rock tells us they’ve added:

  • Penny ($0.01) Poker Progressive that starts at $800, located between high-limit area and the Grand Café.
  • Brand new Multi-hand Poker Games, called Double Super Times Pay, located between Hachi and the cashier.
  • $0.25 Poker Progressive that starts at $1,500, located between Hachi and the cashier.
  • More 99.8% payback poker games.
  • The very-impressive new Triple Spin Wheel of Fortune right outside of Tbones.

Large Jackpot ready to hit (at the time of this post) at Red Rock: $0.25 Poker Progressive at over $35,000!

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New additions at Santa Fe Station:

  • Price is Right now located next to the Bingo Room entrance
  • Vegas Hits located next to Iguana Bar
  • New Penny Megabucks near the cashier
  • Attack/Revenge From Mars near the Rewards Center
  • Also, we have been averaging over $90,000 per day in Taxable Jackpots!  That’s over $2 million in the first 22 days of February!

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Sunset Station slots are hot with:

  • Brand new American Idol slots just outside the Bingo room.  It’s tough to get a seat, so come early.
  • As of late February, we’ve paid out over 1,400 hand-paid jackpots totaling over $3.3 million!
  • Reel Tall Tales have hit the slot floor at Sunset. Come see how well Paul Bunyan pays.

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Texas Station tells us:

  • New Price Is Right located by the Bingo entrance.
  • Triple Spin Wheel of Fortune arrives Wednesday (3/23) and will be located by the Feast Buffet exit.
  • Yahtzee hits the floor on Thursday (3/24) located across from the Food Court.
  • You asked for it we delivered with over 100% Payback Poker $.10 through $1 featuring Double Bonus 10/7, Double Double Bonus 10/6, Double Bonus Plus, Super Bonus Deuces Wild, Loose Deuce Poker. 18 located throughout the casino!
  • 99.9% Triple Pay Deuces Wild – $.25 and $.05 – close to Starbucks.
  • 3/5 Play $.05 Progressive with $.10 & $.25 3/5 located at the steps of the Martini Bar.
  • Mike got Aces for $6,400 at Texas!
  • Bally’s newest Vegas Hits Multi-Wheel gaming experience across from our Food Court.
  • Aristocrat’s Reel Tale Tales Paul Bunyon & Pecos Bill with Calamity Jane on the way between the Martini Bar and Rewards Center.
  • WMS’s New XD slant tops and upright Blue Bird 2’s with G+Deluxe Kronos & Queen of the Wild, Buffalo Spirit, Dragon’s Fire, Vampire’s Embrace and their new Multi-Play Series featuring Nautilus, Gems Gems Gems, Silver Sword, between the Martini Bar & Rewards Center and in front of the Oyster Bar.
  • Aristocrat’s New Viridian wide-screen slant-top featuring more Hearts & More Chilis located in front of the Oyster Bar.
  • Two more 100 Play Pokers by the north entrance across from Kids Quest.
  • WMS Revenge from Mars between Bingo and the Feast.
  • WMS Monopoly Around the Globe between the Martini Bar and Rewards Center.

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VIDEO: Our Lightning Fast Cash Giveaway is…ummm…Fast

Strike it Rich drawing is Nov. 27.

WE HAD THE camera out again.

This time we took our video gear over to Santa Fe Station to promote November’s $1.8 Million Lightning Fast Cash Giveaway at Station and Fiesta Casinos. The Lightning Fast Cash Giveaway, as the name suggests, is fast. In fact, on Fridays and Saturdays from October 31 to November 27 at 10 of our casinos, $500 is won every five minutes between 6-8pm. There’s other ways to win, so click the poster to the right. And the big day is still to come, as on Nov. 27 at 9pm someone is going to win $100,000.

Anyway, back to the video.

The “actors” are Station Casinos Team Members.

  • Casey shakes drinks at Revolver and here is at the bar at The Charcoal Room.
  • Chef Javier chops at Cabo Mexican Restaurant and is in the Charcoal Room kitchen in the video.
  • Ranny deals the cards at blackjack.
  • Vanel rules the Rewards Center (the guest in the video is Santa Fe Station’s very own Marketing Manager Chris Cleveland).

All are naturals, don’t you think?

Hot in Las Vegas Slots: Santa Fe Station’s Got ‘Action in Action’

This slots info ain’t so hot anymore…Read the latest Hot in Slots post for the newest buzz from the floor!

Not just at the bar, but Santa Fe Station now has Video Poker in the Sports Book area.

TALK ABOUT YOUR “action in action,” Santa Fe Station tells us in this edition of what’s new in Las Vegas slots that they now have Video Poker games in the Sports Book.

Here’s the rest of the buzz from our Las Vegas slot floors directly from our slot directors.

New slots at Santa Fe Station

  • We have added Video Poker games in the Sports Book! Play your favorite game while you watch your game.
  • Added more Ruby Slippers and more Lord of the Rings
  • Penny Megabucks is now across from the Gift Shop
  • Santa Fe is paying out on average $85,000 in jackpots a day

Aliante Station is excited about

It’s starting to look like Hollywood at Aliante Station!

  • First on the list is the very popular Lord of the Rings. Log in and earn miles to unlock exciting bonus rounds as featured in this YouTube video. You can also go online and start your account to unlock bonus rounds at Player’s Life.
  • Next, check out the newest installment of the popular Wizard of Oz line – Over the Rainbow. All of your favorite characters are back in brand new bonus rounds.
  • Press Your Luck (No Whammies!) invites you over to take your chance with the popular TV show from the 80s.
  • Hey Ricky!!! If you love Lucy like we do, we have just the games for you. I Love Lucy is now spinning out bonus rounds. The games feature exciting emotive lighting to get you in the game. Find these awesome cabinets near the Feast Buffet and Millioni$er.
  • Last on the celeb list, the Don will be hosting his Daughter’s Wedding at Aliante Station in the upcoming installment of the classic movie series The Godfather.

We hope to see you with the stars!

  • From Down Under, Outback Jack has found a new home on the floor. We recently added six more of this Australian favorite near the non-smoking Bingo Room.
  • As promised in the previous edition of the Hot Slots Blog, WMS’ MONOPOLY Bigger Event Big Money Spin and more Buffalo have made their way to the fabulous Aliante Station Slot Floor.
  • For the 20 Card and Four Card Keno fans, check out our looser paytables near the Bingo Room.
  • The Video Poker Thursday Tournament games are located near the Regal Cinemas. Play full-pay Double Double Bonus on the House! Free first entry to all Boarding Pass card holders – so sign up today.
  • Be on the lookout for the following games: Bomb’s Away, Vegas Hits, Fort Knox and American Idol.
  • Finally, remember Aliante’s commitment to service to YOU, the player? Our friendly slot attendants are available for breaking bills, cashing EZPay tickets and printing your Boarding Pass card – Station Casinos’ Reward Program – from the comfort of your slot machine. Turn on your change light and service will be there swiftly.

Fiesta Henderson says

New games include

  • IGT’s World Safari
  • IGT’s Wheel Poker and Wheel Poker Deluxe
  • IGT’s Penny Megabucks
  • Aruze’s Pretty Pigs & Bow Wow Bucks

New promotions include

  • Standalone Keno added
  • Thursday Video Poker Tournament now located in new slot tournament area
  • Senior Wednesday’s Video Reel Slot Tournament now in new slot tournament area
  • Konami Rock Around the Clock Free Spin

Recent payouts include

  • MTD Jackpots hit (as of 10/21) = $834,677
  • Big jackpots hit during the month like 20,000 on the 3/5 Action bank in high-limit

Texas Station is excited about

  • Jumbo Reel Cash Bonus is more popular than ever. Texas recently had two $10,000 winners in the same week!
  • Last month we paid out over $1,200,000 in jackpots! You may be next.
  • New to the floor we are bringing in Monopoly Bigger Event by the Buffet
  • Texas is a great place for Keno players. Join us in our Keno lounge or come relax by the movie theater for 20-card Keno action.
  • Press Your Luck and Lord of the Rings were recently added by the north garage
  • New wide-screen slots by Aristocrat have just been moved. Take a look, you can’t miss them.

More new games at Texas Station
Video Reels

  • Goldfish – Race for the Gold
  • Wizard of Oz – Ruby Slippers
  • Sex In The City
  • Cash Meteor and Reel Money Scatter
  • Quick Hits Platinum
  • Super Jackpot Party on I-Play
  • Multi-Pay Gems Gems Gems
  • Sun and Moon Blitz
  • Monopoly – Advance to Boardwalk
  • Monopoly – Planet Go!
  • Reel ‘Em In – Catch The Big One
  • Monopoly Big Spin

Video Poker Games

  • .25 and .50-cent Reversible Royal
  • $1199 Royals
  • Wheel Poker
  • Wheel Poker Deluxe
  • Ultimate X Poker

At Sunset Station

  • We’ve added the Nickel Secret Spin Wheel of Fortune across from the Seville Bar
  • The Penny Reel Progressive just outside the Bull Fighter Bar is now over $100,000!
  • Check out the new Jumbo Penny zone right in front of Hooters!

Palace Station tell us

  • Iron Horse Mystery Progressive in the high-limit area on video reel slot machines. Denom $2 – $5 is over $1,400.
  • We added additional Lord of Rings games located by the famous Oyster Bar.
  • Keno Progressive is over $42,000!
  • We added nickel Wheel of Fortune located near Table Games
  • We added more of 3-Way-Action Poker located in front of Jack’s

Green Valley Ranch
recently added an additional Millionizer game near the Main Cage.

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