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2010-07-21 17:35:00

LAS VEGAS, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Melonie Johnson, Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.'s vice president of finance for Harrah's and Horseshoe Tunica, recently received recognition by Casino Enterprise Management magazine as a 2009 Great Women of Gaming "Rising Star" and by the Memphis based Tri-State Defender newspaper with the 2010 "Women of Excellence" award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO)...

2010-07-19 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Latin superstar Luis Miguel announced today his triumphant return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for the 2010 Mexican Independence Day weekend celebrations September 15, 17, 18. This exclusive engagement is presented jointly by Caesars Palace and AEG Live. Tickets for these highly anticipated shows go on-sale Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 10 a.m. Show dates: Wednesday September 15, 2010 9pm Friday...

2010-06-22 13:38:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment Atlantic City has announced that Paula Deen, host of Food Network's "Paula's Best Dishes," has joined a team of prestigious chefs from around the country to host the second annual Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival. The four-day festival is a partnership between Harrah's Entertainment, Food Network and Conde Nast Traveler and will be held at all four Atlantic City properties, including Harrah's Resort, Caesars, Showboat...

2010-06-03 17:50:00

LAS VEGAS, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. ("Harrah's") announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements with certain affiliates of each of Apollo Management VI, L.P. and TPG Capital, L.P. (the "Sponsors") and Paulson & Co. Inc., on behalf of investment funds and accounts managed by it ("Paulson"), to exchange $1,118 million face amount of debt at a specified exchange ratio for up to approximately 15.6% of the common equity of Harrah's. In addition,...

2010-06-03 13:25:00

CHICAGO, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (PEI) (NYSE: PLA, PLAA) announced today its list of more than 50 cities and venues that will host parties on June 10 and June 11 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the world-famous Playboy Clubs. Party locations include: New York, Melbourne, Las Vegas, Ibiza, Los Angeles, Macau, Miami and Oslo. Select venues around the world will open their doors as "Playboy Clubs" for one night only, and guests will have the...

2010-06-03 12:31:00

LAS VEGAS, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Popular MTV News Correspondent Sway Calloway totally rocked it as the host of the 2009 Total Rock, Total Rewards Rock Band Competition, so Harrah's Entertainment, Inc., and MTV Games are pleased to announce he'll be back again to host the exciting second annual event at Bally's Atlantic City hotel and casino, July 1 and 2. A Hip-Hop and entertainment news icon, Sway has been an integral part of MTV News since the 1990s, covering a wide range of...

2010-06-03 10:54:00

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Janet Beronio and Jan Jones, chair and vice chair of the Harrah's Foundation, today joined expert panels assembled by the AARP Foundation to explore the causes, consequences and potential community-based solutions to poverty and hunger. The forum was held today at AARP's Brickfield Center in Washington, D.C. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071114/LAW061LOGO) "The Harrah's Foundation is deeply committed to older adult hunger issues and I was...

2010-05-27 13:14:00

LAS VEGAS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Loveman, chairman, CEO and president of Harrah's Entertainment issued the following statement today regarding the Thistledowns Race Track: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) "I'm pleased to announce that Harrah's Entertainment has entered into an agreement to acquire Thistledowns Race Track. We have thousands of loyal customers who live in Ohio, and we're glad we will have the opportunity to bring our unique...

2010-05-25 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. Vice President and Treasurer Eric Hession will speak at the 2010 Wells Fargo Securities Gaming & Lodging Conference in Las Vegas May 26. The presentation will be webcast at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/wa62/het. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. is the world's largest provider of branded casino entertainment. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 70 years...

2010-05-21 07:30:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shoppers across the country will soon experience all of the fun and excitement of the famous Las Vegas Strip when interactive multichannel retailer HSN and Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. join forces to promote HSN's 33rd birthday with the launch of HSN's "Lucky 33 Birthday Celebration." This multi-million dollar promotion joins together two industry leaders for a highly creative, multichannel marketing campaign that utilizes all of...


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