24-Hour Mural Marathon Winners Announced
For Immediate ReleaseSun, Jul 16, 2017
RENO, NV (July 16, 2017) – Circus Circus Reno is excited to announce that Anthony Ortega of Reno won first place at the 24-Hour Mural Marathon, July 15-16 in Downtown Reno. Ortega takes home a cash prize of $2,000 for his hand-drawn and colorful robot mural.
Rafael Blanco of Quincy, Calif. took second place and $1,000 while Marv Riley of Austin, Tex. won third place and $500.
There were seven total muralists and each mural will stay on the Virginia Street side of Circus Circus Reno until next year’s competition.
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Circus Circus Reno is a vacation destination with six unique dining options. Enjoy the free circus acts at the Midway as well as games for all ages. Circus Circus Reno is one of three connected resorts in Downtown Reno including the Eldorado Reno and Silver Legacy Resort Casino, boasting over 4,100 hotel rooms, 23 restaurants, 19 bars and lounges, 8 nightspots and 226,500 square feet of gaming. For more information visit circusreno.com find us on Facebook, friend us on Foursquare, follow us on Twitter, download our Mobile app or call 775.329.0711. #CircusReno