Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall to Celebrate Elvis, 8/15-17
Published: July 28th
Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall will celebrate the life and legacy of 'The King of Rock n' Roll' Elvis Presley with live entertainment, food specials, contests, movies, music and gaming promotions August 15-17.
Throughout the weekend, Elvis' most popular songs including "Hound Dog," "Love Me Tender" and "Jailhouse Rock" will play throughout the casino, while several of his hit movies are aired in Roxy's, during scheduled times.
Guests dressed as Elvis dine for free at Firelight Buffet. Elvis's favorite dishes will appear at several of the food and beverage offerings throughout the property: The Sports Deli will feature a peanut butter and banana sandwich; and Billy Bob's Steak House & Saloon and Willy and Jose's Cantina will offer a "King Creole" dinner special - blackened orange roughy and shrimp creole with tobacco onions.
B Connected members have a variety of promotions available during the special weekend, including, 20X points on all "Grease, Pink Lady" slot machines, slot and video poker tournaments on Friday and Saturday, three randomly selected $100 hot seats every 20 minutes from 1-4 p.m. daily, one randomly selected $1,000 hot seat at 5 p.m. daily, and players earning 200 points can receive a TY Elvis Beanie Bear on Sunday and an Elvis-themed license plate on Saturday, and $20 in free slot play per day (with valid identification) for guests named Elvis. See B Connected Club for complete rules and details.
Renowned Elvis tribute artist Brandon Bennett performs at Sam's Town Live! August 16 at 8 p.m. Bennett's show takes the audience on a journey through Elvis' career, symbolized by powerful vocals, high-energy stage performances and the legendary jumpsuits. Tickets are available starting from $15, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.284.7777, or visiting www.samstownlv.com.
An Elvis Karaoke Contest will be held in Roxy's August 17 from 2-4 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top five contestants with the first place contestant receiving $1,000. Registration for the contest will take place from 12:30-2 p.m. See B Connected Club for complete rules and details.
Beginning August 1, visit www.samstownlv.com for complete details about Elvis Weekend at Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall.
About Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall
Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, located at 5111 Boulder Highway, is owned by Boyd Gaming Corporation. Sam's Town features 12 restaurants, an 18-screen movie theater, 56-lane bowling center, a 12,000 square foot entertainment center and newly renovated Mystic Falls Indoor Park. The property has a 133,000-square foot casino with 29 table games, more than 2,000 slot and video poker machines, a bingo parlor, keno lounge and poker room and race and sports book. For more information visit www.samstownlv.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/samstownlv), and Twitter (@samstownlv). Headquartered in Las Vegas.
See the World Premiere Screening of “Nobody" During Elvis Week
JULY 28, 2014
Join us during Elvis Week for the world premiere of the short film about Elvis and the spring talent show that sparked the big bang of rock 'n' roll! The highly-anticipated “Nobody" will make its exclusive debut the morning of the Fan Club President's Event on August 13. Fans can then see the world-premiere screening that evening at Studio on the Square in Memphis.
The biographical production was filmed entirely in Memphis, recreating true events at Sun Studio and the Humes High School auditorium where Elvis performed on April 9, 1953. The world premiere screening will feature the 15-minute short film, followed by a Q & A session with the film’s writer, director and producer William Bryan, in addition to lead cast members.
"Nobody" will be included in a special sneak-peek screening during the Fan Club President's Event taking place at 10:00 a.m. inside the Elvis Week Main Stage on August 13. The world-premiere will take place at 5:00 p.m. on August 13, at Studio On the Square in Memphis.
Tickets for the world-premiere are $12.00 and available by visiting NobodyShortFilm.com or at the door of the event, pending availability. All proceeds from the event will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For a complete schedule of events, featured guests, and more visit ElvisWeek.com.
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