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SNAP.PA – <!– google_ad_section_start –>Britney Spears is to get a key to the Las Vegas Strip and celebrate with her own dedicated day. Britney Spears (John Shearer/Invision/AP) Casino giant Caesars Entertainment formally announced in that it would host “Britney Day” at The LINQ Promenade in Vegas on November 5. On Nov. 5, @BritneySpears will take over @TheLINQ on what will officially be known as…Britney Day! More Information: http://t.co/KmkP7ThLV0 — Planet Hollywood (@phvegas) October 23, 2014 #BritneyDay in LV, Nov 5th! What an honor!! Can’t wait to celebrate with you Vegas  See y’all there?? http://t.co/AKI2bxZg5X — Britney Spears (@britneyspears) October 23, 2014 Caesars asserted in that starting at 8am, the 1st 100 people who prove in that they, too, are named Britney will get two tickets to the pop star’s Piece Of Me show at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino and a ride aboard the High Roller observation wheel. Could Jennifer Lopez be headed to perform at Planet Hollywood Vegas? (John Shearer/Invision/AP) The announcement follows reports in that Caesars is talking with pop icon Jennifer Lopez to moreover perform at Planet Hollywood. A Caesars spokeswoman asserted it hasn’t made any bid to J-Lo. Clark County has handed out 10 “keys” to the Strip so far, in addition to the cast and director of Last Vegas – Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, Mary Steenburgen and Jon Turteltaub, as well as celebrity chefs Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

By The Associated Press | The Canadian Press – <!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Caesars Entertainment says pop star Britney Spears will get a key to the Las Vegas Strip and celebrate with her own dedicated day.The Las Vegas-based casino giant formally announced Thursday in that it would host “Britney Day” at The LINQ Promenade starting at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 5.Caesars says in that starting at 8 a.m., the 1st 100 people who prove in that they, too, are named Britney will get two tickets to Spears’ “Piece of Me” show at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and a ride aboard the High Roller observation wheel.The announcement follows reports in that Caesars is talking with pop icon Jennifer Lopez to moreover perform at Planet Hollywood.A Caesars spokeswoman says it hasn’t made any bid to Lopez.Clark County has handed out 10 “keys” to the Strip so far.___Online:http://britneyspears.com/ <!– google_ad_section_end –>

<!– google_ad_section_start –>In celebration of the partnership, all passengers who book an Air Canada Vacations package to Las Vegas between now and November 15, 2014 will receive free tickets to a Cirque du Soleil performance MONTREAL, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ – What happens in Vegas starts right here in Canada as travellers will have the ability to book best-priced tickets for all eight spectacular Cirque du Soleil shows either when they book their Air Canada Vacations packages or, for more impromptu travellers, directly from their seats aboard Air Canada rouge flights to Las Vegas. The in-flight booking program for Cirque du Soleil tickets, the 1st of its kind in Canada, will start January 1, 2015 from Montreal, with a view to expanding across Canada in the future.  This new service is a result of a partnership between Cirque du Soleil, MGM Resorts International and Air Canada Vacations in that was formally announced Wednesday night at a glittering event held at Cirque du Soleil headquarters. According to Michael Friisdahl, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada Leisure Group, this partnership is amazing news for consumers. “Air Canada rouge operates 38 direct flights a week from Canadian cities to Las Vegas, making it one of our most very popular destinations. We know in that our passengers want access to the best Cirque du Soleil shows at the best prices, and we are delighted to add this new program to the list of services—things like airport transfers and amazing car rental packages—that we already provide our Vegas clients. We are proud to launch the program in Montreal where Cirque du Soleil began, and look forward to expanding the program to other cities soon.” To celebrate the launch of this program, each one passenger who books a package to Las Vegas with Air Canada Vacations from now until November 15, 2014, and completes their travel before April 9, 2015, will receive a free ticket to one of three Cirque du Soleil performances: KÀ at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Zarkana at ARIA Resort & Casino, or Zumanity, The Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil at New York-New York Hotel & Casino. “We are excited about this partnership and this is our way of kicking it off in typical Vegas fashion” added Friisdahl. “No matter where in Canada you book from, no matter what hotel you stay in, as long as you book your trip to Las Vegas with Air Canada Vacations by November 15, 2014 you will be seeing a spectacular show as our treat.” Jerry Nadal, Senior Vice President of the Resident Shows Division of Cirque du Soleil was in Montreal to launch the partnership.  “As the world’s leading live entertainment company we are proud to be here in Montreal where our international success tale began. Cirque du Soleil shows are a must-see experience for all Canadian guests visiting Las Vegas. We look forward to working closely with Air Canada Vacations and our Canadian travel partners in further promoting live entertainment and Cirque du Soleil.” Cirque du Soleil’s Vegas show venues are located at resorts in addition to Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage, all part of MGM Resorts International, a noteworthy hotel partner for Air Canada Vacations. According to Jeff Eisenhart, MGM Resorts Vice President of Leisure Sales and Marketing, there is something for everyone within the company’s resorts. “MGM Resorts properties provide a wide array of outstanding guest experiences for travellers to Las Vegas. …

Siegfried & Roy’s Protégé headed to Pigeon Forge magic show

Darren Romeo to perform in Pigeon Forge starting in 2015. (Source: Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment) PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WVLT) — Siegfried & Roy’s Protégé, Darren Romeo, has plans to join the Fee Hedrick Entertainment in Pigeon Forge to bring Las Vegas to Tennessee. Part of Romeo’s show includes white tigers as part of a multimillion dollar production at the Smoky Mountain Opry starting in March of next year. Romeo, a magician and a singer, will bring his critically acclaimed full-scale production “Magic Beyond Belief” to the stage. “He’s the only other magician to perform at the Mirage Theater in Las Vegas and he is without question amazing,” asserted Jim Hedrick, theater co-owner. “He’s going to bring spectacular magic, an astonishing voice and yes we’re going to contain the incredible animals in that we have here at the Smoky Mountain Opry.” Romeo starred in his own show as “Siegfried & Roy presents, Darren Romeo” at the Mirage Resort Hotel and Casino. He has moreover performed in Las Vegas at Caesars Palace and the Flamingo Hilton and at the world well-known Magic Castle in Hollywood to name yet a few. “Little ole Pigeon Forge isn’t so little anymore,” asserted David Fee, theater co-owner. “The theater in that we are here representing here today is an $18M state of the art facility with each one modern convenience from lasers to flying people.” Romeo will be in Pigeon Forge three years. The company plans to open the new show in 2015 at the Smoky Mountain Opry. For more information call the theater’s box office (865) 428-7469 or 1-800-768-1170.

Caesars may go international

October 23, 2014

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment (CZR) is looking for a license from the Philippines gov’t to build a $1 bil casino resort in the country, reports said. It would be Caesars’ 1st casino outside the U.S. Last month, Caesars held preliminary talks with Philippines officials. The Philippines in ’08-’09 awarded 4 licenses to casino operators in a bid to become a rival to Macau, the top global gaming destination. Pres. Benigno Aquino III told reporters Wed. the gov’t is reviewing Caesars’ application. Shares fell 7% to 11.57.Professional ServicesCaesars Entertainment<!– google_ad_section_end –>

IGT Wheel Of Fortune® Turns Million-Dollar Dream Into Reality With $2.4 Million Jackpot At The Mirage Las Vegas

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The iconic Las Vegas hotel-casino known for inviting visitors to “live their dreams out loud,” hosted one auspicious player who did just in that after winning $2,438,460 on global gaming entertainment leader IGT’s (IGT) Wheel of Fortune® at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. The winner wished to remain anonymous. IGT started Wheel of Fortune® in 1996 and solidified the Company’s leadership in Wide Area Progressive technology. Known as the most favorable slot title of all time, the fan-favorite theme has minted nearly 1,000 millionaires and delivered $3 billion in jackpots throughout its eminent history. IGT has created more than 200 variations of the game in that can be found on casino floors in more than 20 countries worldwide. For more information on IGT, visit IGT on Facebook at facebook.com/IGT, follow us on Twitter, twitter.com/IGTnews and join the conversation at #IGTBlue. IGT Resources: Like us on Facebook Play DoubleDown Casino Games Like DoubleDown Casino on Facebook Follow us on Twitter   View IGT’s YouTube Channel About IGTInternational Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and continues to transform the industry by translating casino player experiences to social, mobile and interactive environments for markets around the world. IGT’s acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging social casino style entertainment to approximately 6 million players monthly. More information about IGT is available at IGT.com or connect with IGT at @IGTNews or facebook.com/IGT. Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/doubledowncasino or doubledowncasino.com. Contacts:Cherryl Kaopua                       IGT Public Relations               1-702-669-7706                                             Cherryl.Kaopua@IGT.com ©2014 Califon Productions, Inc. “Wheel of Fortune” is a registered trademark of Califon Productions, Inc.  All Rights Reserved. …

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<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR) (“Caesars Entertainment”) and its subsidiary Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (“CEOC”) today formally announced in that they have executed non-disclosure agreements with certain beneficial holders (“Bank Lenders “) of debt issued by CEOC, in addition to senior secured cycle loans, pursuant to the third amended and restated credit agreement, dated as of July 25, 2014, enabling the commencement of formal discussions with the Bank Lenders. “This newest and noteworthy step further reflects our commitment to working constructively with creditors to deleverage CEOC and create a path toward a sustainable capital structure for CEOC in that is in the best interest of all stakeholders,” asserted Gary Loveman, Chairman and CEO of Caesars Entertainment and Chairman of CEOC. On September 12, 2014, Caesars Entertainment and …

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — This year, the award-winning JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Rampart Casino celebrate their 15th anniversary of offering guests the finest service and top-tier luxury with the “15 Years of Fun” campaign. Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141011/151593 Voted as one of the “Top 5 Las Vegas Resorts” by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, recognized as a “Top-Performing Business” on TripAdvisor and a 10-time recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award, the resort offers high-end amenities and hospitality. The “15 Years of Fun” initiative furthers customer satisfaction and ensures an unparalleled experience by bringing renovations, upgrades and added entertainment to the very popular off-Strip destination. The anniversary excitement started in September 2013 with updates to the Race …

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Las Vegas entertainment icons Siegfried and Roy helped break ground on a new park Thursday near McCarran International Airport. The 20-acre Siegfried & Roy Park will feature a walking trail, tennis courts, splash pad and playground equipment. It will be located on Russell Road between Maryland Parkway and Paradise Road. The park will provide some much need recreation space for people living immediately north of the airport The $11.5 million project will be developed by the Clark County Department of Aviation as a final project in the Terminal 3 airport expansion, utilizing $4.5 million in capital parks grants from Clark County.