BATTLE FOR VEGAS PRESENTED BY DOLLAR LOAN CENTER
ANNOUNCES FUNDRAISING RESULTS, SCHEDULE OF TV/CABLE AIRINGS
$175,000 donated to Vegas Golden Knights Foundation to benefit
Miracle League of Las Vegas and Grant a Gift Autism Foundation
One-hour TV special to premiere Saturday, Aug. 7 @ 7 pm,
Multiple airings on AT&T SportsNet cable
Battle for Vegas presented by Dollar Loan Center announces fundraising results of the charity softball game at Las Vegas Ballpark on July 24. At the conclusion of the event, $175,000 was donated to the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation with proceeds benefitting two local nonprofits – Grant a Gift Autism Foundation, Ackerman Center, and Miracle League of Las Vegas. Proceeds from the 2021 game eclipsed fundraising results from the 2019 game by nearly 30 percent. The inaugural 2019 Battle for Vegas game raised $136,000.
The game pits two teams of professional athletes battling it out for a good cause and bragging rights. Team Reilly, captained by Reilly Smith of the Vegas Golden Knights, included several current and former VGK members. Team Marcus, captained by Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Raider Marcus Allen, included several members of the Las Vegas Raiders. While Team Reilly won the Home Run Derby, Team Marcus won the softball game with a score of 25-16.
A one-hour TV special encapsulating highlights and key moments from the game will air on KTNV (ABC) on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 7 to 8 p.m.
The special will also air on cable AT&TSportsNet on Aug 9 at 6 p.m., Aug. 11 at 7 p.m., Aug. 14 at 9 p.m., Aug. 17 at 7 p.m., Aug. 18 at 7 p.m., Aug. 19 at 6 p.m., Aug. 21 at 6 p.m., Aug. 24 at 6 p.m., Aug. 25 at 7 p.m., Aug. 27 at 11 p.m., Aug. 28 at 1 a.m., Aug. 30 at 11 p.m., and Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. Airings are also planned for YurView Las Vegas (Cox cable) and KDOC in Los Angeles. Check websites for schedules.
In addition to Dollar Loan Center, event sponsors included Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Ford Country, VideoPoker.com, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, RideNow, UMC and Casablanca.
For additional information and details, visit www.battleforvegas.com.
About Battle for Vegas presented by Dollar Loan Center:
The Battle for Vegas presented by Dollar Loan Center features two all-star teams of professional athletes and celebrities to “battle” it out for Las Vegas’ ultimate bragging rights for a good cause. The event is hosted by Reilly Smith from the Vegas Golden Knights who serves as captain of his team. Pro Football Hall of Famer Marcus Allen serves as the other team captain. For additional information and details, visit www.battleforvegas.com.
About Dollar Loan Center:
Dollar Loan Center is Nevada’s premier short-term lender, founded in Las Vegas over 20 years ago. The company specializes in Signature Loans up to $5,000 processed in minutes. No checking account is required, no collateral is needed with no hidden fees and full transparency. They have nearly 60 locations throughout Nevada and Utah and over 300 employees. For additional information, visit www.dontbebroke.com.