Bellagio Resort & Casino adds to its portfolio of celebrated restaurants with the debut of Harvest by Roy Ellamar showcasing New American cuisine and seasonal menus inspired by regional farms. For his first restaurant concept, Las Vegas’ own Chef Roy Ellamar crafts creative market-driven dishes that celebrate regional produce in spectacular Sin City fashion.
“Harvest is my passion project,” said Ellamar. “It has been my dream to create a restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip that highlights the best local ingredients, supports regional farms and offers sustainable cuisine. The Harvest experience is based on what makes sense for the season as well as what’s trending in the culinary world, so guests can expect to find something new with each visit.”
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Carbone, the Greenwich Village sensation that made waves in New York City’s dining scene, made its debut in the entertainment capital of the world last night as it officially opened its doors at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Marking Major Food Group’s first domestic expansion outside of New York City, Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick introduce their celebrated concept to Las Vegas that reinvigorates classic Italian-American cuisine with unforgettable Captain tableside service, world-class-sourced ingredients, and award-winning culinary craftsmanship.
“The glamour, history and attitude of Las Vegas make it a perfect fit for Carbone,” said Jeff Zalaznick, managing partner. “We are not just replicating the New York City restaurant; our guests will experience a Carbone specifically for Las Vegas.”
Chef-partner Mario Carbone said, “It is very exciting to be a part of the booming food scene happening on the Las Vegas Strip. We are committed to bringing Las Vegas a truly memorable dining experience that is unlike anything this city has seen.”
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Siegfried & Roy will introduce the world to the newest additions to their animal family when four six-week-old tiger cubs make their first appearance at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on September 12 at noon.
Born on August 5 at the Secret Garden to mother Indira and father Svengali, these are the first tiger cubs to be introduced at The Mirage in five years. Animal lovers from around the world will be able to watch and follow the cubs’ journey using the Twitter and Instagram handle @SARMOTIcubs and on Facebook at Facebook.com/SARMOTIcubs.
“Our newest ‘Ambassadors of Conservation’ play an important role in our never-ending quest to protect these animals,” said Roy. “It is imperative to continue our conservation efforts to save these magnificent tigers for future generations to enjoy and cherish.”
“It is always exciting to welcome new members to our family at The Mirage,” said Siegfried. “We are pleased to introduce these magical creatures to the world to relish in their beauty and are thrilled that people across the world can watch the cubs grow and learn on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.”
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After a nearly two year bidding race, Almaty 2022 is ready and excited to welcome the international community to its beautiful city. Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city has seen a rapid rise in its tourism sector. With annual growth rates of almost 11% in hotel rooms, Almaty is one of the fastest growing tourism destinations in all of Central Asia.
The city attracts visitors from all around the world due to its close proximity to world-class ski resorts, picturesque mountains, newly developed casino and entertainment resorts and vibrant Kazakh culture. In addition, the city continues to benefit from increased tourism through the hosting of major international winter sports events, such as the 2011 Winter Asian Games, as well as many FIS and ISU World Championships.
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The LINQ Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas’ newest resort, has now completed its full resort renovation. Designed with the millennial traveler in mind, the resort offers 2,253 newly renovated guest rooms, the result of a close partnership between Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Elkus Manfredi Architects, including 244 suites, two unique urban loft-style penthouses and 25 first-of-its-kind poolside cabana guest rooms. Guests are also offered a chance to be social, playful and interactive through a completely renovated welcome experience built around a signature lobby bar, new retail and spa amenities and a dynamic pool deck.
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Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE) today announced the winners of its first charitable social media contest awarding a share of $60,000 to six local nonprofit organizations.
“With over 155,000 votes cast in Community Aces Challenge and over 300 applications to participate, we were thrilled with the response to Isle’s first charitable contest on social media,” said Virginia McDowell, Isle’s president and chief executive officer. “As we watched the results and saw how hard all of the charities were working to garner votes, we decided to add a third place prize to the competition.”
“The 150 participating nonprofit organizations registered in the fourth quarter of 2014 and coordinated their own individual voting campaigns between Feb. 1 and March 20, 2015,” said McDowell. “We commend the efforts of all the organizations in the Challenge! Each organization has a mission dedicated to enhance the communities we all share and we look forward to seeing the funds put to use.”
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Global gaming entertainment leader IGT (NYSE: IGT) partnered with Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino to introduce the world’s first video poker interstate Wide Area Progressive (WAP), featuring the new SuperTimes Pay Poker® Mega Progressive. This unique concept fortifies IGT’s unprecedented leadership in WAP technology and joins the Company’s library of successful WAP products, including IGT’s Wheel of Fortune® slots and Megabucks™.
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Likely 2016 presidential candidates are already visiting battleground states where casino gaming supports more than half-a-million jobs and contributes $75 billion to local communities. The American Gaming Association (AGA) today launched a national initiative, “Gaming Votes,” to ensure presidential candidates understand gaming’s vital role in providing middle class jobs and driving economic growth.
“The 2016 presidential candidates will wage their campaigns in the casino gaming industry's backyards – including at national nominating conventions in the casino cities of Philadelphia and Cleveland next summer,” said Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the AGA. “Our ‘Gaming Votes’ initiative will mobilize our workforce, highlight the path to the middle class that our industry provides and emphasize our commitment to strengthening communities across the United States.”
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Get your duck calls ready - America’s favorite family, the Robertsons, are bringing their story to life onstage for the first time. The highly anticipated DUCK COMMANDER MUSICAL, based on the best-selling book The Duck Commander Family by Willie and Korie Robertson, will make its world premiere at the Crown Theater inside Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on April 15. Tickets range from $49 to $125 plus applicable taxes and fees and are available for purchase on Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. PT for Total Rewards members, the loyalty program of the Rio’s parent company Caesars Entertainment, and Duck Commander fans by visiting www.duckcommandermusical.com. Facebook users who “Like” the DUCK COMMANDER MUSICAL Facebook page can also gain access to the presale offer. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. PT.
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Casino operators at the ICE Totally Gaming 2015 conference and trade show (“ICE 2015”) will experience first-hand the strategic benefits of the combination of Scientific Games’ (NASDAQ: SGMS) Bally, WMS, Shuffle Master, SG Gaming, Williams and Barcrest brands. At ICE 2015 on February 3-5 at ExCel London Exhibition and Convention Center, stand #N1-440, Scientific Games (the “Company”) will showcase more than 125 gaming products that address casino operators’ diverse needs across all of their land-based and interactive channels, thereby demonstrating the value of the Company’s recent merger with Bally Technologies. For more details on Scientific Games’ products on display at ICE 2015, please visit now.wms.com/stronger-together-ice2015.
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BARDOT Brasserie, Las Vegas’ debut French concept from James Beard award-winning chef Michael Mina, is now open for dinner and weekend brunch at ARIA Resort & Casino. Paying homage to the skillful culinary techniques, celebrated libations and sexy atmosphere for which The City of Light is renowned, Chef Mina has created a stylish and unforgettable interpretation of a Parisian brasserie in the center of The Strip.
“Upon entering BARDOT, every detail transports guests to a café along the Champs-Élysées in the 1920s,” said Mina. “I am thrilled to introduce this restaurant to Las Vegas and for it to be a part of one of the most dynamic culinary scenes in the world.”
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