California Belle

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Contrasting with the gaudy clutter of the casino aft, this oval-shaped section is dominated by an open stretch of floor space: indigo carpeting, suitable for dancing or other sizable gatherings. Well-stocked bar at the fore, seating and observation windows to port and starboard; at night, the windows can be opaqued and repurposed as television screens. One level up from this is the bridge and crew quarters, doors and trim a warm maple, walls painted salmon with an unobtrusive diamond pattern of light and dark.

 

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Casino

Two rows of blackjack tables run the length of the casino area. There are slot machines along the sides, and another group of them arranged in a circle at the aft end, surrounding a miniature globe suspended within a trio of concentric gold circles. Glass cube panels in the ceiling usually allow natural light to pass through, but can also be illuminated with recorded footage of a submarine dive with technicolor schools of fish swimming above.

 

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Lido Deck

An open air swimming pool, five feet at the deep end, paired with a circular hot tub. Drinks are served here, though the bulk of the liquor supply is kept further down. The exterior of the ship is clearly visible: mostly white, with green and gold trim and a crimson paddlewheel.

 

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