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2010-10-07 07:10:00

LAS VEGAS and ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harrah's Foundation donated $100,000 to the Orlando, Fla.-based Clean the World Foundation for development of a soap recycling facility in Las Vegas. The center will collect and sanitize soap and bottled amenities (shampoos, conditioners and lotions) from casino hotels and then distribute the products to children and families in need throughout the United States and more than 40 countries. Unused amenities will be sorted for...

2010-10-05 12:59:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment Atlantic City turns Halloween into HalloQueen this year, hosting OUT in AC, a weekend of LGBT-themed parties and events, October 29th through 31st. A bevy of gay royalty will be on hand to celebrate the Fall Carnival including "The Queen of All Media" Perez Hilton, Queens of Comedy Margaret Cho and Sandra Bernhard, in addition to Whitney Cummings, Jersey Shore's Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Richie Rich and more. (Logo:...

2010-09-20 08:00:00

BILOXI, Mo., TUNICA, Miss. and DETROIT, Mich., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has announced the appointment of George P. Corchis, Jr. to the newly created position of President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Regional Operations for MGM Resorts International. In his new position, Mr. Corchis has assumed responsibility for managing the strategic direction of MGM Grand Detroit while maintaining responsibility for overseeing Beau Rivage in...

2010-09-03 08:00:00

CHEROKEE, N.C., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel unveils the Labor Day 2010 Weekend opening of its spectacular 3,000-plus seat Event Center making it the leading concert, events and entertainment venue in the region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100903/NY59244) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100903/NY59244) Kicking-off the Opening Celebrations are performances by Hank Williams, Jr., on Friday, September 3, and Grammy and Academy...

2010-08-23 16:53:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- After weeks of collecting school supplies through drives by various local businesses and donations by individuals, The Public Education Foundation, Harrah's Entertainment and the Harrah's Foundation, founding members of the Teacher EXCHANGE(TM), hosted a private shopping event today at the Teacher EXCHANGE(TM) for 2010-2011 first-year Clark County School District teachers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-12 11:00:00

CLEVELAND and LAS VEGAS, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Gaming, LLC, and Las Vegas-based Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. announced today a non-binding agreement in principle on key terms to form a joint venture to develop and operate downtown casinos in both Cleveland and Cincinnati. The proposed terms contemplate Harrah's making a significant minority investment in the projects and serving as the day-to-day casino manager in both cities. Formation of the joint venture is subject to final...

2010-08-09 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to overwhelming demand to see Latin superstar Luis Miguel at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, an additional fourth show on Thursday, September 16 has been added to his sold out run to celebrate the 2010 Mexican Independence Day week. This additional show on Thursday, September 16 is now on sale. Show September 15, dates: Wednesday 2010 9pm SOLD OUT! September 16,...

2010-08-04 06:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. today reported the following financial results for the 2010 second quarter and first half: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) HARRAH'S ENTERTAINMENT, INC. Company-wide Results Quarter Ended Percent Jun. 30,...

2010-07-28 14:34:00

CLEVELAND, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Thistledown race track in Cleveland, Ohio. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO ) "With this acquisition, Harrah's Entertainment looks forward to enhancing the guest experience at Thistledown--through continuing the long history of thoroughbred racing and providing our support...

2010-07-22 14:43:00

TOPEKA, Kan., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment submitted an application today to the Kansas Lottery Commission for a proposed Harrah's casino resort in Mulvane, the state's South Central Gaming Zone. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) "Harrah's Entertainment believes our proposed casino resort offers extraordinary benefits to the State of Kansas and Sumner County. Our Company...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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