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Help save Sigma Derby

Updated August 21, 2020 - 12:45 pm

Saddle up! The D Las Vegas needs your help in saving the Sigma Derby.

The 34-year-old mechanical horse racing game needs quarters to help keep the game running. Anyone who brings in a pound of quarters will receive a limited-edition Sigma Derby hat. If you bring in 3 pounds of quarters, you will receive a hat and T-shirt.

The move is in response to a slowdown in the recirculation of coins, a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

As businesses shuttered their doors and the local economy went into full shutdown mode in March, fewer in-person transactions has meant coins aren’t readily available.

The mechanical Sigma Derby game is currently the only one in Las Vegas, according to the D. Betting — on which of the five horses will place first and second — can only be done in quarters.

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