Curlers Trade in Brooms for Bows at The Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

 Curlers Trade in Brooms for Bows at The Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas
Three competitors of the upcoming 361° World Men’s Curling Championship were spotted Thursday afternoon at The Orleans Hotel and Casino vying for the unique bragging right of Top Archer (Pictured: Alex Baumann of Team Germany vs. Amos Mosaner of Team Italy at The Virtual Zone at The Orleans Hotel and Casino). 

Curling Skip Amos Mosaner of Team Italy
Curling Skip Amos Mosaner of Team Italy

Curling Skips Alex Baumann of Team Germany, Amos Mosaner of Team Italy and Rich Ruohonen of Team USA, engaged in tournament compatible SiegeVR archery games at the property’s new Virtual Zone. The Virtual Zone is Boyd Gaming’s first Virtual Reality entertainment offering and IGT’s first activation on a casino floor.

Curling Skip Alex Baumann of Team Germany
Curling Skip Alex Baumann of Team Germany

With Team USA placing first, Team Italy second, and Team Germany third for highest scores in their VR archery tournaments, only time will tell if their virtual skills will parallel capabilities on the ice with curling competitions taking place March 31 to April 8 at the Orleans Arena.