PT’s Taverns to Thank Military Service Members with Complimentary Brew on Veterans Day


PT’s Taverns to Thank Military Service Members
with Complimentary Brew on Veterans Day


PT’s Taverns, with 66 locations throughout the Las Vegas Valley and Nevada, including PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Company, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar, will offer complimentary Bud Light to military service members in honor of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11.


Military personnel are invited to stop by any PT’s Tavern location on Veterans Day to receive a complimentary 12-ounce Bud Light bottle, with proof of valid military ID, while supplies last. Plus, military members can enjoy PT’s Happy Hour, named “Best Happy Hour” by the Las Vegas Weekly in 2019, which is available daily from 5 to 7 p.m., and midnight to 2 a.m. Specials include a 50 percent discount on drinks including wines by the glass, premium spirits and all craft and import beer, which includes PT’s own craft brews and guest favorites like Michelob Ultra and Bud Light.


Other PT’s Happy Hour selections include $6 mini Italian sausage sandwiches with peppers and onions, and chicken or beef taquitos with salsa; $7 mac and cheese bites or pretzel wrapped cheese curds; and $8 personal pizzas with the choice of classic cheese, the Meat Feast, topped with pepperoni, Italian sausage, and bacon, or the Gilroy, made with zesty garlic ranch, pepperoni, Italian sausage, mushrooms and tomatoes. Additionally, all regular pizzas are 50 percent off. PT’s Happy Hour is available at all PT’s restaurant locations.

 About PT’s Entertainment Group
PT’s Entertainment Group owns and operates a portfolio of 66 taverns, including: PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Co., Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar. PT’s was recently awarded “Best Sports Bar,” “Best Wings,” “Best Late Night Eats,” and “Best Power Lunch” in the 2019 Best of Las Vegas readers’ poll, as well as “Best Happy Hour” in Las Vegas Weekly’s “Best of Vegas” readers’ poll in 2018 and 2019. The largest tavern operator in Nevada, PT’s is part of Golden Entertainment, Inc. PT’s also operates approximately 950 gaming devices. More information is available at, on Facebook and Instagram.


All PT’s Entertainment Group taverns are open 24 hours daily and serve a variety of dishes available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Breakfast selections include pancakes, omelets, and various egg dishes; appetizer selections include tacos, pizzas, sliders and other bar bites; lunch and dinner selections include burgers, wraps, sandwiches, wings and other entrées; and dessert selections include cookies, ice cream and more. Signature cocktails, as well as a variety of PT’s craft and import beer, are also available at all locations.


About Golden Entertainment, Inc.

Golden Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates Golden Gaming, PT’s Entertainment Group and Golden Route Operations. Golden Gaming’s assets include 10 resort-casinos, including The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod, Arizona Charlie’s Decatur and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder in Las Vegas; Aquarius Casino Resort, Colorado Belle Hotel & Casino Resort and Edgewater Hotel & Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nev.; Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Flintstone, Md.; Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino, Gold Town Casino and Lakeside Casino & RV Park in Pahrump, Nev. PT’s Entertainment Group is Nevada’s largest tavern operator with more than 66 taverns, including PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Company, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar. Golden Route Operations, one of the largest distributed gaming operations in the nation, operates more than 10,500 gaming devices in more than 1,000 locations across Nevada and Montana. The company as a whole operates more than 16,200 gaming devices, 114 table games, 5,168 hotel rooms, and provides jobs for approximately 7,000 employees. More information is available on the company’s website:


Martina McBride Performs to Packed House for M Resort Spa Casino’s Summer Concert Series at M Pool Saturday, August 3

Martina McBride Performs to Packed House for M Resort Spa Casino’s Summer Concert Series at M Pool Saturday, August 3


Award-winning country music artist, Martina McBride took to the stage to sing her chart-topping hits Saturday at the M Resort Spa Casino’s Summer Concert Series presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. McBride rocked the packed house, performing to more than 5,000 fans. The picturesque poolside concert showcased McBride’s most popular hit songs such as “Independence Day,” “Wild Angels,” “This One’s For the Girls,” “A Broken Wing”, and many more of her most-treasured fan favorites.

Prior to McBride’s performance, guests enjoyed the Ultimate Country Party Zone including a mechanical bull and booths featuring sponsors such as Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Boot Barn, Stoney’s Rockin’ Country, Jack Daniels, Bud Light and 95.5 The Bull (KWNR).


With over 18 million albums sold, 20 Top 10 singles and six number-one hits, Martina McBride is a bona fide force in the country music business. The triple-platinum recording artist has also won 15 major music awards, including four wins for Female Vocalist of the Year from the Country Music Association and three Top Female Vocalist wins from the Academy of Country Music. 

Photo credit: Richard Brian Photography*

Vegas Golden Knights Ticketholders to Receive a Free Bucket of Beer Before Home Games at Hooters Casino Hotel Las Vegas


Vegas Golden Knights Ticketholders to Receive a Free Bucket of Beer Before and After Home Games at Hooters Casino Hotel Las Vegas

Free parking is available Hooters Casino Hotel Las Vegas, making it the best pre-game pitstop for fans



Hooters Casino Hotel Las Vegas now offers Vegas Golden Knights fans a free bucket of beer two hours before and two hours after the home game if they show their ticket for the rest of the season. Guests will receive five Budweiser products of their choice, including Budweiser, Bud Light and Michelob Ultra.


Located less than a mile away from T-Mobile Arena, Hooters Casino Hotel offers free parking, making it a quick and convenient walk to the arena for fans looking to celebrate before heading to the game or before heading home.


Offer is only valid for same-day game tickets and is limited to one bucket per ticket. For more information about Hooters Casino Hotel Las Vegas, please visit their website.


The world’s only Hooters Casino Hotel is located one block from the famous Las Vegas Strip and directly across from the Las Vegas Monorail, providing access to all Las Vegas has to offer. The property features 657 newly-renovated rooms and suites, the world’s busiest Hooters Restaurant, and new, fun-focused venues like the Porch and Backyard. The 30,000 square foot casino floor offers 330 slot and video poker machines, 20 table games and a full Sports Book by William Hill. Hooters Casino Hotel is your not-so-ordinary casino that welcomes you to play, stay and eat with us 24/7/365. Hooters of America, LLC, is the franchisor and operator of more than 425 Hooters restaurants in 39 states and 31 countries, including the Hooters Casino Hotel location. For more information call 1.866.LVHOOTS or visit


The Palazzo Las Vegas Debuts All-New Experience with The Biergarten at Lagasse’s Stadium

The Palazzo Las Vegas Debuts All-New Experience with The Biergarten at Lagasse’s Stadium

Drawing inspiration from beer gardens of Bavaria, The Biergarten at Lagasse’s Stadium serves up Emeril Lagasse’s take on traditional German fare

The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas is celebrating the summer season with the unveiling of an all-new experience, The Biergarten at Lagasse’s Stadium®. Set to debut July 17, guests will be transported into celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse’s take on Bavaria with gourmet fare, an array of beer, and craft cocktails – allowing for the ultimate German beer garden experience.

Covering 1,800 square feet, The Biergarten at Lagasse’s Stadium, in partnership with Anheuser-Busch, will boast a lively public gathering space with elements of a traditional beer hall such as communal bench seating, ambient string lighting, and lush greenery. Located on the patio of Lagasse’s Stadium, the rising sounds of laughter and music will draw guests into the beer garden and allow guests to dine al fresco in a uniquely fun atmosphere with a view of the Las Vegas Strip.

The Biergarten at Lagasse’s Stadium will offer German-inspired cuisine from Emeril Lagasse including shared plates, large portions, sides and dessert. Highlights include homemade potato pancakes with apple sauce and sour cream; giant Bavarian pretzel with beer cheese dipping sauce; flame grilled bratwurst or knatwurst with sauerkraut and mashed potatoes; and thinly pounded crispy pork or chicken schnitzel topped with lemon and parsley, and German potato salad; to name a few.

To complement the dining experience, guests will be able to imbibe with bottle, buckets and pitchers of beer; “frozen beer,” and specialty cocktails. Beers include select options such as Budweiser, Bud Light, Shock Top, Elysian, Four Peaks, and more, as well as signature cocktails such as the Kickin’ Mule (Ketel One Vodka, Monin habanero lime syrup, fresh lime, ginger beer) and Royal Refresher (Crown Royal Apple, pineapple juice, soda).

The Biergarten at Lagasse’s Stadium will be open seven days a week, 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.. All guests must be 21 years of age and older. Reservations are recommended by calling 702-607-2665.

About The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas
Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian Las Vegas features all-suite accommodations, exquisite restaurants and world-class entertainment and shopping. The luxury resort offers elegant suites, including standard suites that are nearly double the size of the average Las Vegas hotel room. The Venetian is home to restaurants from celebrated chefs including Wolfgang Puck, Mario Batali, Thomas Keller, Emeril Lagasse, Lorena Garcia and Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro. The resort also features Canyon Ranch SpaClub; a five-acre pool and garden deck; TAO nightclub; the Grand Canal Shoppes retail and dining mecca; a 120,000-square-foot casino and poker room.

Conveniently connected to The Venetian, The Palazzo Las Vegas offers an alluring and elegant resort experience for those seeking a luxurious escape in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Guests enjoy chic all-suite accommodations, world-class shopping, including a flagship Barneys New York, and lavish dining experiences from renowned chefs Mario Batali, Emeril Lagasse and Wolfgang Puck. Soaring lobbies and atriums open to exclusive resort amenities, including The Aquatic Club, Grand Canal Shoppes and the famed Canyon Ranch SpaClub.

The resort features more than 2.3 million square feet of meeting and convention space, including the Venetian and Palazzo Congress Center and the famed Sands Expo Convention Center.

For more information, visit or The Palazzo Las Vegas and The Venetian Las Vegas are properties of global integrated resorts developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS).

Summer Heats Up with Cool Drinks at Treasure Island

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Summer Heats Up with Cool Drinks at Treasure Island

June/July Drink Specials
Kick summer off right inside Treasure Island with June and July drink specials at Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que, Breeze Bar and Mojito Bar at Seafood Shack.

$6 – Cocktails with Jim Beam Bourbon, 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey, Sauza Tequila or Cruzan Rum
$4 – Draft Beers – Bud Light or Shock Top
$5 – Shots of Jim Beam, Sauza Hornitos, 2 Gingers or Cruzan
$7 – Shot & Beer – Bud Light or Montejo and a shot of Sauza Hornitos or Jim Beam
$20 – Bucket of five beers – Bud Light or Montejo

$6 Cocktails Include:
Jim Beam Manhattan – Jim Beam Bourbon, Vermouth, Bitters and a Cherry
Big Ginger – 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey with Ginger Ale
Tropical Ecstasy – Red Stag Black Cherry Bourbon, Peach Schnapps, Fresh Lemon Sour, Guava Nectar and Grenadine
Midori Margarita – Sauza Blue Tequila, Midori and Fresh Sour Mix

For more information about Treasure Island visit


Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino Announces NASCAR Specials from Friday, March 6 to Sunday, March 8

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Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino Announces NASCAR Specials from
Friday, March 6 to Sunday, March 8

Drink specials, entertainment, gaming and more!

Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino announces special promotions in conjunction with the NASCAR broadcast from Friday, March 6 to Sunday, March 8. NASCAR fans are welcome to watch the broadcast at multiple television locations including Furnace, Art Bar and the Sportsbook inside Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino.

The outdoor bar on Downtown 3rd will be serving Budweiser beer one for $4 or two for $7. Other beer brands that will be served outside include aluminum Budweiser, Bud Light and Michelob Ultra. The outdoor bar is located next to the outdoor gaming area, where The Spread walk up window was previously located. The hours of operation for the outside bar are Friday, March 6 from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m., Saturday, March 7 from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Sunday, March 8 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The outdoor gaming area on Downtown Grand’s 3rd Street will feature two Blackjack tables, My Points Promotional Wheel and Grand Master Manny playing current Top 40 hits. Guests who sign up to be a My Points member will have the opportunity to spin the My Points Promotional Wheel for a chance to win prizes that include free appetizers, free play, t-shirts and more. The hours of operation for the outdoor gaming area are Friday, March 6 from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m., Saturday, March 7 from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Sunday, March 8 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Entertainment for the night includes performances from Jason Charles Miller on the Casino stage Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Grand Master Manny will DJ in addition to working the My Points Promotional Wheel outside. Also, there will be two Exotic Racing cars displayed on Downtown Grand’s 3rd Street on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is a unique hospitality and entertainment destination in the heart of revitalized downtown Las Vegas. Located on 3rd Street between Ogden and Stewart, Downtown Grand is situated on nearly seven acres that encompasses an entire urban block of hotel, casino, dining and nightlife amenities. Recognized as “Best Downtown Hotel” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Downtown Grand features two 18-story and 25-story towers adjoined by a walking bridge elevated over 3rd Street, with 634 guest rooms and suites offering luxury accommodations that set a new standard for sophistication and style in downtown Las Vegas. Reinvented from the bones of the historic Lady Luck Hotel & Casino, the exterior of Downtown Grand blends multiple storefronts with a brick and granite façade, along with an industrial chic interior featuring exposed brick and ornate fixtures.

Named “Best Casino” by Casino Player magazine, Downtown Grand offers 25,000 square feet of gaming space with nearly 500 new slot machines, over 20 table games and a fully featured sports book powered by William Hill. Downtown Grand’s variety of restaurants, bars and entertainment options include the award-winning Triple George Grill, Sidebar at Triple George, Stewart + Ogden, Art Bar, The Commissary, Mob Bar, Furnace Bar, Furnace Stage and The Carson Room, as well as renowned partnering venues Hogs & Heifers and Pizza Rock. Downtown Grand offers nightly entertainment including musical acts and DJs, as well as special engagements, concerts and the celebrated Grand Laughs Comedy Club. Downtown Grand’s urban rooftop pool experience boasts more than 35,000 square feet of entertainment and special event space featuring an infinity pool, full restaurant and bar, private cabanas, a fire pit and a grass seating area.

Downtown Grand is just steps away from the world-famous Fremont Street Experience and The Mob Museum, within walking distance of Fremont East Entertainment District, and less than one mile from the Las Vegas Premium Outlets and The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, call (702) 719-5100 or go to Find on Facebook or Twitter @DowntownGrandLV.

March B-Ball Tournament HQ at Stratosphere Casino


March B-Ball Tournament HQ Begins March 20

at Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower

NCAA Tournament Basketball on 9 Huge Screens Inside Stratosphere Theater


March basketball action is coming to Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower Thursday, March 20 through Sunday, March 23, 2014, offering sports fans the ultimate wall-to-wall sports viewing experience.

March B-Ball Tournament HQ offers free admission into “sports headquarters” inside the Stratosphere Theater which is set up with nine huge viewing screens around the room, providing fans with table seating and unobstructed views to easily keep track of their favorite games.

Doors open daily at 8 a.m. where fans can also enjoy:

  • Free wi-fi
  • Live betting stations
  • Blackjack tables
  • Food specials
  • $9 Bud and Bud Light pitchers
  • Cash bar

“If you’re a college basketball fan, the Stratosphere Theater is the best place on the Vegas Strip to enjoy the madness,” says Ed Malinowski, Race & Sportsbook Director “Its total immersion in the NCAA tournament action, great F&B specials, betting, blackjack and more.”

Food specials can be ordered from your seat, ranging in price from $2.50 to $8, so you don’t miss a minute of the action.

Breakfast – available 8 a.m. to Noon

  • Toasted jalapeño cheddar bagel with cream cheese
  • Seasonal berry and yogurt parfait with granola
  • Ancho chili turkey breakfast burrito with scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, pico de gallo and fire roasted salmon

Pizza by the Slice bar – available 11 a.m. to close

Savory Menu – available 11 a.m. to close

  • Pepperoni or plain cheddar cheese bread with marinara
  • Spicy turkey nachos with chili con queso, pico de gallo and jalapeños
  • Guido’s italian buffalo style wings with ranch dressing and celery sticks
  • Chilled hoagie sandwich with shaved turkey, salami, provolone, shredded lettuce, tomato, red onion, house dressing, and flash fried kettle chips
  • Oven roasted ciabatta melt sandwiches
  • Italian sausage & peppers

Open to the public 21 years and older.


March B- Ball Tournament HQ at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower offers fans nine huge screens to catch all the action of their favorite teams. The theater-style set up allows for unobstructed views throughout the room. In addition, there is live betting stations, Blackjack, free wi-fi, food and drink specials.
March B- Ball Tournament HQ at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower offers fans nine huge screens to catch all the action of their favorite teams. The theater-style set up allows for unobstructed views throughout the room. In addition, there is live betting stations, Blackjack, free wi-fi, food and drink specials.



About Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower:

Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower is a Las Vegas Strip resort with an 80,000-square-foot casino. The 1,149-foot Stratosphere Tower is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States, featuring the Top of the World restaurant and highest view of the Las Vegas Strip from the Observation Deck as well as SkyJump Las Vegas and thrill rides Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity. Known as a great value to gamblers, Stratosphere is located close to the Convention Center at the gateway to downtown Las Vegas. It features 2,427 guest rooms and suites, uniquely themed restaurants, the Tower shops, Frankie Moreno Live at Stratosphere a production show, PIN UP™, and late night live musical entertainment from David Perrico – Pop Evolution the first Tuesday each month. Additionally, Stratosphere’s ace | PLAY™ program allows players to enjoy awards, comps and exclusives based on their loyalty to American Casino & Entertainment’s four properties: Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower on the Las Vegas Strip, Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada, and two Arizona Charlie’s locations in Las Vegas. For more information, visit, call 702-380-7777 or 800-99-TOWER (998-6937).

The Gold Mine Tavern Hosts Events During Super Run 2013

Gold Mine Tavern



The iconic Gold Mine Tavern, located on historic Water Street, will host weekend-long festivities during the famous Super Run Car Show, which runs Thursday, September 26-Sunday, September 29 and is expected to attract 150,000 visitors. The Gold Mine Tavern will offer live music from local bands and beer specials from sponsor Bud Light along with other drink offers from sponsors Pinnacle Vodka, Jack Daniels and Red Bull*. Additionally, the famous Taco Man will be on hand with his popular food. The weekend is especially exciting because The Gold Mine Tavern, which has been continuously operated since the 1960s, will reveal its newest renovations.
Thursday, September 26: Bikes & Buckets
  • $10 Bud Light buckets
  • Music from The Lucky Cheats
Friday, September 27: Classic Rock & Bourbon
  • Jack Daniels drink specials
  • Music from The Whiskey Southern Band
Saturday, September 28: Sexy Vodka Night
  • Pinnacle Vodka cocktail specials
  • Music from The Roxy Gunn Project
Sunday, September 29: Tunes, Tacos & Football
  • $20 all-you-can-drink responsibly famous bloody Marys, mimosas and mojitos
  • Music from Rockin’ the Jukebox
ADMISSION: Free. Gold Mine Tavern is open to guests aged 21+.
INFORMATION: or (702) 318-8446, ext. 210
*All entertainment is subject to change or cancellation. Gold Mine Tavern and its sponsors encourage guests to enjoy drink specials responsibly and to not drink and drive.

Back Bar USA & Its Brands to be Exclusive Liquor Partner for AFAN B&W Party Select Events

Back Bar USA




Back Bar USA, a wine, beer and spirits marketing and consulting firm based in Las Vegas, and its affiliated brands will serve as the exclusive liquor partners for select events that are a part of Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s (AFAN) 27th annual Black & White Party Weekend. AFAN, which helps those living with HIV and AIDS in Southern Nevada, is adding to the excitement this year by adding additional Black & White Party activities August 24-25 at Hard Rock Hotel. Back Bar is excited to serve as a partner for the main event and VIP party to be held at The Joint, and the post-party brunch at 35 Steaks + Martinis.


Back Bar USA and AFAN have a strong relationship. Tim Haughinberry, founder of Back Bar, is a former board member and proud supporter of AFAN for more than a decade. “Philanthropy is very important to Back Bar USA and Black & White Party is a perfect fit,” said Haughinberry. “It attracts a hip crowd that likes to have fun and enjoys our brands while helping a great cause.”


The following sponsors are confirmed: Ketel One Vodka, Bulleit Bourbon, Corona Beer, Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Avion Tequila, Frangelico Liqueur, Chambord Liqueur, Southern Comfort, Bacardi Pineapple Fusion Rum, Corzo Tequila, Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne, Maestro Dobel Tequila and Bud Light. All liquor sponsors will provide signature product drink tastes to partygoers and an enhanced cocktail selection to VIP guests.


Back Bar USA’s mixologists have also created signature cocktails using sponsor products. Among them, “Equality,” which features Ketel One Vodka, lemon, simple syrup and muddled raspberries. The cocktail is a vibrant red and topped with ginger soda for a pink foam. Black & White Party is closely tied to the LGBT community, and the cocktail’s colors match the Human Rights Commission “equal sign” symbol used to commemorate the recent Supreme Court decisions about gay rights. The cocktail offers a refreshing fruity taste with tartness from the raspberries and hint of spice from the ginger soda.


Another signature cocktail example is “Red Smash,” which uses Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon, cherry syrup, lemon juice and simple syrup. Bourbon is the star of this rich maroon cocktail. It has a hint of sweetness from the cherry and simple syrups that is complemented by tartness from the lemon juice.


Prices for Black & White Party range from $35 for the main event up to sponsorships of $25,000 and beyond. The brunch at 35 Steaks + Martinis costs $45 with unlimited mimosas or bloody Marys available for an additional $15. More information and ticket sales are available at More information about Back Bar USA, its brands and services is available at


About Back Bar USA
Back Bar USA is a full-service marketing and consulting firm with more than 25 years experience in the beer, wine and spirits industries. Specializing in corporate and national account beverage programs with an emphasis on gaming, resorts, nightlife and fine dining, the company provides services ranging from menu development to ground-up venue concept, design and execution. Back Bar maintains an impressive portfolio of clients and brands that include Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts, Ketel One Vodka and Corona. For more information, head to www.BackBarUSA.Com.


About AFAN
Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. 2009 marked AFAN’s 25th anniversary of practicing its unyielding commitment to the community by providing unparalleled health expertise, support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. Over the years, AFAN has created various programs that offer consistent and comprehensive assistance including direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs and community outreach.  As part of AFAN’s mission, these client service programs assist in enhancing the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals they serve, while promoting dignity and improving the quality of their lives. For more information, please visit Keep up with AFAN events and news on Facebook and Twitter.
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UFC 162 Silva vs Weidman On-Sale May 10




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The Ultimate Fighting Championship is once again taking over Fourth of July weekend in Las Vegas. The organization formally announced today that UFC® middleweight champion and undisputed pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva will return to the Octagon® on Saturday, July 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to face undefeated No. 1 contender Chris Weidman. That’s not all: this week in July also marks the return of the UFC Fan Expo®, as well as Fight Week, a series of fan events, concerts, and appearances featuring your favorite UFC fighters and personalities.

“The best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, Anderson Silva, defends the middleweight title for a record 11th time on July 6 when he takes on unbeaten Chris Weidman,” UFC President Dana White said. “Weidman is 9-0 in his pro career and has incredible wrestling and power. He said he will shock the world at UFC 162 and end Anderson’s reign atop the middleweight division. With UFC 162, the UFC Fan Expo and Fight Week, this is going to be an amazing week for fight fans. You have to be in Las Vegas this Fourth of July weekend!”

In addition to the Silva-Weidman showdown, Frankie Edgar (15-4-1, fighting out of Toms River, N.J.), a former lightweight champion and currently the third-ranked featherweight in the world, battles Brazil’s Charles Oliveira (16-3, 1 NC, fighting out of Guaruja, Sao Paulo, Brazil), while former Strikeforce middleweights make their UFC debuts as Tim Kennedy (15-4, fighting out of Austin, Texas) takes on Rio de Janeiro’s Roger Gracie (6-1).

In addition, fourth-ranked “The Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung (13-3, fighting out of Po-Hang, South Korea) returns from a yearlong layoff due to injury to meet second-ranked Ricardo Lamas (13-2, fighting out of Chicago, Ill.) in a fight that could determine the next challenger for the featherweight title, while fifth-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson (19-5, fighting out of Palm Springs, Calif.) faces Germany’s sixth-ranked Dennis Siver (21-8).

Other bouts for UFC 162 include:

Tickets for UFC®162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN, presented by BUD LIGHT®, go on sale Friday, May 10 at 10 a.m. PT and are priced at $1200, $850, $600, $400, $250 and $125. Tickets will be available at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at or Ticket prices do not include applicable service charges.

UFC® Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to this event Wednesday, May 8 at 10 a.m. PT via the website A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, May 9 starting at 10 a.m. PT. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through

UFC®162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN will be available live on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, and in Canada on BellTV, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Viewer’s Choice Canada for a suggested retail price of $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN for Standard Definition and $54.99 US/$59.99 CAN for High Definition.


About The UFC Fan Expo®
The UFC Fan Expo® returns to Las Vegas on Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Fans will have the chance to meet their favorite stars during autograph sessions, meet-and-greets, interactive Q&A sessions, grappling tournaments, training and development seminars, and much more. Over 50 UFC stars are scheduled to appear and more than 150 exhibitors will also be on hand, giving fans the opportunity to purchase and experience some of the best sports and lifestyle products on the market today. Tickets and VIP packages are on sale now at To request media credentials visit


About UFC Fight Week
The UFC and Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) are partnering to make Fourth of July week not just a Las Vegas tradition, but the ultimate week-long celebration of the UFC for fans around the world. Some of the biggest properties in Las Vegas will be hosting UFC themed events, including the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Mandalay Bay, Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo, Fremont Street Experience, Golden Nugget, South Point, and more. The signature sporting occasion will feature the largest ever gathering of fighters, unprecedented access to UFC stars, exclusive pool parties hosted by Octagon Girls™, a concert, UFC Fan Expo®, charitable events in the community, Tuff-N-Uff amateur MMA tournament, official UFC parties, and, of course, the week will culminate with one of the biggest sporting events of the year, UFC® 162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN. For more information, visit and


For more information or current fight news, visit All bouts live and subject to change.


About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas and with offices in London, Toronto and Beijing, UFC produces more than 30 live events annually and is the largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. In 2012, the UFC burst into the mainstream with a landmark seven-year broadcast agreement with FOX Sports Media Group. The agreement includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network annually, with additional fight cards and thousands of hours of programming broadcast on FOX properties FX and FUEL TV. This also includes the longest-running sports reality show on television, The Ultimate Fighter®, which airs on FX.


In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 145 countries, to nearly 800 million TV households worldwide, in 28 different languages. UFC content is also distributed commercially in the United States to bars and restaurants through Joe Hand Promotions, in English throughout Canada via Premium Sports Broadcasting Inc. and Australia via Main Event and in French throughout Quebec via Interbox. The UFC also connects with tens of millions of fans through its website,, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with nearly 2.6 million followers on Twitter. Ancillary UFC businesses include best-selling DVDs and video games, an internationally distributed magazine, UFC.TV offering live event broadcasts and video on demand around the world, a new franchise in development with EA, UFC GYM®, UFC Fight Club affinity program, UFC Fan Expo® festivals, branded apparel and trading cards.


Basketball Excitement is Back in Stratosphere Theater


Basketball Excitement is Back in Stratosphere Theater
March BBall Tournament HQ action surrounds fans with 9 huge screens

Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower will host the ultimate viewing party, March BBall Tournament HQ from Thursday, March 21 to Sunday, March 24, 2013. College basketball fans will experience four days of non-stop playoff action inside the recently remodeled Stratosphere Theater.

March BBall Tournament HQ is the only showroom in Las Vegas where viewers are surrounded by nine huge theater-style screens featuring all the best games and unobstructed views. March BBall Tournament HQ will be open to the public 21 years and older, and unlike other Las Vegas Strip properties, admission is FREE. $3 and $6 food specials will include breakfast items from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. and a Barbecue Sandwich Action Station that will open at 11 a.m. Guests will also enjoy $5 pitchers of Budweiser and Bud Light, a cash bar, live betting stations and live blackjack games dealt by entertainment dealers.

The Stratosphere Theater features new carpeting and acoustical wall panels, plus comfortable new chairs, tables and reupholstered booths with plenty of elbow room for food, drinks and betting slips. Free Wifi is also provided—so guests are encouraged to bring their laptops.

“The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament is the most exciting time of the year for college basketball fans, and our theater experience is unparalleled,” says Ed Malinowski, Director of Race & Sportsbook. “With fabulous food and drink specials, nine theater-style screens, blackjack and sports betting, we’ve created the ultimate environment for the start of the tournament.”

March BBall Playoff Tournament Schedule
Thursday, March 21        8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday, March 22             8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 23        8:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 24           8:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

For more information or to book a room at the Stratosphere, call 1-800-998-6937 or visit

About Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower:
Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower is a Las Vegas Strip resort with an 80,000-square-foot casino. The 1,149-foot Stratosphere Tower is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States, featuring the Top of the World restaurant and highest view of the Las Vegas Strip from the Observation Deck as well as SkyJump Las Vegas and thrill rides Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity. Known as a great value to gamblers, Stratosphere is located close to the Convention Center at the gateway to downtown Las Vegas. It features 2,427 guest rooms and suites, uniquely themed restaurants, the Tower shops, Frankie Moreno Live at Stratosphere and production show, PIN UP™.  Additionally, Stratosphere’s ace | PLAY™ program allows players to enjoy awards, comps and exclusives based on their loyalty to American Casino & Entertainment’s four properties: Stratosphere
Casino, Hotel & Tower on the Las Vegas Strip, Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada, and two Arizona Charlie’s locations in Las Vegas. For more information, visit, call 702-380-7777 or 800-99-TOWER

Bagatelle Restaurant & Supper Club Pumps Up for the Big Game with Super Brunch XLVII

Bagatelle Beach & Supper Club

Bagatelle Restaurant & Supper Club Pumps Up for the Big Game with Super Brunch XLVII


Bagatelle Restaurant & Supper Club invites football fans and friends to touchdown for the Big Game with the ultimate brunch party. On Sunday, February 3, the restaurant will host its Super Brunch XLVII, featuring a variety of food and drink selections, for guests to tailgate in style for the biggest matchup of the season.

Starting at 2 p.m., guests will be able to purchase an open bar package for $65, complete with well cocktails, plus an optional buffet dining experience for an additional $50 per person (standing room only). Die-hard fanatics who don’t want to miss the action will have a guaranteed seat with the purchase of a table reservation ($150 food and beverage minimum applies for all seated areas, per person). All packages are available until the final whistle blows and exclude tax and gratuity.

With a selection of high-definition LED televisions throughout the restaurant and a 24-foot projection screen, Bagatelle will transform into the ultimate tailgate celebration, where every seat features prime views of the game. Sponsored by Bud Light, guests will also have the chance to win a variety of prizes to adhere to the excitement.

Bagatelle Restaurant & Supper Club is located on Ocean Drive, off Tropicana Avenue, across from MGM and adjacent to the New Tropicana Las Vegas. For reservations to this action-packed Super Brunch XLVII, please contact

About Bagatelle America
French in atmosphere and cuisine, Bagatelle was founded by hospitality entrepreneurs Aymeric Clemente and Remi Laba in 2008. Bagatelle America is a partnership with The ONE Group, with current U.S. operations in Saint Barth, Los Angeles, New York, Sao Paulo and most recently Las Vegas. For more information on Bagatelle visit:;;;;;;;

About The ONE Group
The ONE Group is a high-end hospitality company that develops, manages and operates a portfolio of high-energy restaurants, lounges and bars. The company also operates a turn-key food and beverage program for hotels and resorts. The company was established with the vision of becoming a market leader in the hospitality industry by melding service, ambiance and cuisine into one great experience. By applying over 45 years of experience from its affiliated hospitality company, U.K.-based The Modern Group, The ONE Group continues to expand its concepts into majorU.S. markets. Since introducing its first venue in January 2004, The ONE Group has opened more than two dozen hospitality venues, and currently operates or is partnered with brands in 24 venues and multiple hotel services contracts. The company will launch its first international operation in 2012. Corporate brands include One, STK, Asellina and Cucina Asellina. Partner brands include Bagatelle, Tenjune, as well as Gansevoort Park Rooftop and The Rooftop at The Perry South Beach. For more information about The ONE Group please visit;;




The new Ranch House Kitchen at Town Square Las Vegas will welcome customers with kid-friendly activities and incredible drink specials for adults during its grand opening on Thursday, May 24.


Beginning at 8 p.m., families will be welcomed with a balloon artist and face painting for kids, while adults can enjoy $3 Absolut cocktails and 50 cent Budweiser and Bud Light drafts from 8 p.m. until close. The outdoor patio will also feature a Lovesac-sponsored lounge for guests to relax and enjoy the exciting, country western atmosphere.


Ranch House Kitchen brings delicious food and lots of fun to Town Square Las Vegas with a brand-new, 14,000-square-foot restaurant and bar. Open 8 a.m. to 3 a.m. daily, this high-energy eatery appeals to the entire family with all-American comfort cuisine served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With line dancing, mechanical bull riding and karaoke, Ranch House Kitchen is the perfect mix of a country western atmosphere with a fun, contemporary edge for all ages. For more information, please visit,, or


About Town Square Las Vegas

Town Square is a shopping, dining and entertainment center on Las Vegas Boulevard at the junction of I-15 and the I-215. The 100-acre, open-air center features 22 buildings detailing a collage of Old World and contemporary architectural styles. Town Square includes an eclectic mix of retail and restaurants, an 18-screen movie theater and 300,000 square feet of Class “A” office space. The center is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Town Square has a free interactive application for Apple’s iPhone®, iPad™ and iPod users available for download at Apple’s iTunes store or at For more information, visit or call 702-269-5000.