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Two More Disney Springs Resort Area Machines
 
Thursday, July 12th, 2018
 
 

The remaining two Disney Springs Resort Area hotels now have a 3-die machine in the Disney Store bringing the total to seven machines at each of these hotels in this area. One machine is at the Best Western Lake Buena Vista and the designs at this machine are Goofy in sleepwear, Tinker Bell sitting, and Pluto & Mickey in a car.

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The second new machine is located in the Disney Store at Wyndham Lake Buena Vista. The designs in this machine are Tinker Bell with head on hands, Goofy sitting with a tire around his neck and Pluto lying down with head resting on raised paw.

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Another 8-Die Machine At Grand Floridian Resort
 
Saturday, July 7th, 2018
 
 

A second 8-die penny machine has been placed on-stage at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. This new machine is located on the first floor near the 1900 Park Fare restaurant. Both the penny and the quarter machine that were at this location have been removed.

Each new design has one or two Disney characters on them. All 8 new designs are vertical designs with the Disney logo at the top and the Disney copyright at the bottom. The characters that are on each design are Alice, Mad Hatter, Tigger & Winnie the Pooh, Ariel, Cinderella, White Rabbit, Jaq & Gus and Jasmine.

This brings the total pressed penny designs currently available at the Grand Floridian Resort to 19 with only three machines.

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New Machine At Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Hotel
 
Monday, June 4th, 2018
 
 

A 3-die electric machine has been installed inside the Disney Store at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek hotel. The designs in this machine are Mickey & Minnie holding Mickey balloons, Mad Hatter and Simba.

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First Walt Disney World Resort 8-Die Machine
 
Saturday, April 28th, 2018
 
 

The first Walt Disney World Resort 8-die machine has been put on-stage at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa on the second floor lobby by the doors leading to the monorail. This machine replaces the 3-die machine containing a 2018 penny design with Chip & Dale. This 3-Die machine has been relocated to the Yacht & Beach Club outside Lafferty Place Arcade.

All eight new designs have Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa on them with various Disney characters. The new designs are Tinker Bell sitting, Pluto, Goofy in car, Mickey & Minnie, Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Bambi.

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Five New Disney Springs Resort Area Hotel Machines
 
Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
 
 

There are seven Disney Springs Resort Area hotels that are not owned by Disney but are on Disney property. Each of these seven hotels have a Disney merchandise store that are official Disney stores. A 3-die electric machine was recently placed in the Disney store at five of these hotels. From what several Cast Members told us the other two Disney Springs Resort Area hotels should also receive new pressed penny machines. We will post another update whenever this is done.

At these five hotels there are thirteen new penny designs and two older designs that have been put back on-stage. Below is information and pictures of the machine faceplates that are at each hotel in the Disney store.

At Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista hotel there are three new designs. The designs are Stich playing a ukulele, Mickey with his arm around Pluto and Lilo with a camera taking a picture.

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At Holiday Inn Orlando there are two new designs and one old design that has been placed back on-stage. In the button "A" position is a Beauty and the Beast design with Lumiere & Cogsworth that was originally at the Once Upon A Time store at Hollywood Studios. The other two designs are new designs and they are Chef Minnie carrying a cake and Goofy sitting on a stool fishing from a pail of water.

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At B Resort & Spa Lake Buena Vista there are two new penny designs and one older design that has been put back on-stage. The older design has Elsa and Anna from the Disney movie Frozen and is in the button "B" position. This design was originally at The Puffin's Roost which is the store in the World Showcase Norway at EPCOT. The two new designs are Pluto jumping up on Mickey and Minnie with her hands behind her back.

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At DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando there are three new designs. The designs are Donald in a tux holding up a top hat, Jiminy Cricket and Minnie.

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At Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace there are three new penny designs. The designs are Mickey hugging Pluto, Pinocchio and Chip carrying acorns with Dale pushing him.

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Animal Kingdom 20th Anniversary Coin Update
 
Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
 
 
A change has been made to the three Animal Kingdom 20th Anniversary designs that originally had two designs in one machine and one design in another machine at the Outpost Shop. The one machine that had a Stink Bug design was replaced with an Animal Kingdom 20th Anniversary design that had Kevin from the Disney•Pixar movie Up. This machine has been changed back to having the Stink Bug design. The die with Kevin that was in this machine has been moved to the Button C selection with the other two Animal Kingdom 20th Anniversary designs.

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New Animal Kingdom 20th Anniversary Designs
 
Thursday, April 12th, 2018
 
 

April 22, 2018, will mark the 20th Anniversary of the opening of Disney's Animal Kingdom. In celebration of this event, six pressed pennies have been placed on-stage at Animal Kingdom in three different machines. All six new vertical designs have Disney's Animal Kingdom 20th Anniversary at the top and Disney Conservation Fund at the bottom.

The 3-die Conservation Station machine at Rafiki's Planet Watch now has three new 20th Anniversary designs with Simba, Timon and Pumbaa.

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The two 3-die machines inside The Outpost Shop at the Main Entrance of Animal Kingdom now have 20th Anniversary designs with characters from the Disney•Pixar movie Up. The machine that had Shere Khan from the Jungle Book series and a Safari Minnie design now has Anniversary designs with Russell and Dug.

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The other machine at The Outpost Shop that had a design with a Stink Bug has been replaced with a design that has Kevin for the button "A" position.

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New 8-Die Pirates of the Caribbean Machine
 
Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
 
 

A new 8-die machine has replaced the 3-die machine inside Plaza del Sol Caribe Bazaar at Magic Kingdom, This is the gift store located beside the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. This new machine is located in the same location where the 3-die machine was previously located. We are assuming that the designs in the old machine have been retired and we will be showing them as retired with our next update.

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New Disney Springs Machine
 
Thursday, March 1st, 2018
 
 

A new 4-die hand crank penny machine has been placed on-stage at Disney Springs Town Center in front of the Town Square Firehouse building. This building has restrooms in it and is located near the Coca-Cola Store. All four new designs have the wording Town Square Firehouse on them. The new designs are Firefighter Donald, Firefighter Mickey and Pluto wearing a fireman's helmet. The fourth design has the fire truck Red from the Disney Pixar Cars movie.

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New Disney Springs Machiine
 
Thursday, February 15th, 2018
 
 

A new 4-die hand crank penny machine has been placed on-stage at Disney Spring West Side. This new machine is located near the Disney Food Trucks at Exposition Park.

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We have also updated our database and checklists today that includes this new Disney Spring machine and a few other recent changes.