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2010-05-20 14:30:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlantic City Express Service (ACES), offering the only direct train service between New York City and Atlantic City, celebrates the start of the summer travel season by offering riders the chance to win exclusive prizes to mark the "100 Days of Summer." From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, ACES riders will have the opportunity to win prizes ranging from ACES souvenirs and tickets, to VIP club and concert access. Ten lucky riders will...

2010-05-11 07:15:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment Atlantic City, which boasts a diverse portfolio of resorts and casinos including Harrah's Resort, Caesars Atlantic City, Showboat and Bally's totaling 40% of Atlantic City's market share, has unveiled its most substantive summer calendar of events in years. The increased offerings align with the company's mission to return Atlantic City to its former heritage - an East Coast beachfront seashore destination with fun,...

2010-05-07 14:50:00

LAKE CHARLES, La. and LAS VEGAS, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK) today announced that Geno M. Iafrate, 41, has been named senior vice president and general manager of L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort ("L'Auberge"), the company's premier hotel and casino resort located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, effective immediately. Iafrate will manage all operations at the property, which includes a 26-story hotel complex with approximately 1,000 rooms and suites,...

2010-05-06 12:30:00

LAS VEGAS, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. announced today that, subject to receipt of all required regulatory approvals, Eric Hession, vice president of finance, will assume the role of treasurer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) In this expanded role, Hession will be responsible for financial planning, treasury and investor relations and will continue to report to Jonathan Halkyard, senior vice president and chief financial officer....

2010-05-05 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading gaming and music entertainment giants Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. and MTV Games, part of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), are once again seeking the best Rock Band® gamers in the United States with The 2nd Annual Total Rock, Total Rewards Rock Band Competition. Five participating Harrah's Total Rewards Casinos will host Rock Band Nights. MTV Games will work with an additional 15 venues across the U.S. to host Rock...

2010-05-04 18:03:00

CHICAGO, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Horseshoe Casino, just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, announced today they will host a once-in-a-lifetime event - the Playboy Club's 50th anniversary celebration at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino on June 10, 2010. 2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the original Playboy Club in Chicago. To honor this event, Playboy has invited 50 select venues across the globe to celebrate with them on the same night. Join all of Chicagoland as we turn our...

2010-04-27 06:00:00

LAS VEGAS, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. (HET) today reported the following financial results for the 2010 first quarter: HARRAH'S ENTERTAINMENT, INC. Company-wide Results Percent Quarter Ended Increase/ ------------- Mar. 31,...

2010-04-22 12:21:00

LAS VEGAS, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day 2010, more than 400 employee volunteers from Harrah's Entertainment resorts across the country plan to distribute 50,000 energy-efficient light bulbs in local communities. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100422/LA91589) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs)* are environmentally friendly and reduce energy costs substantially with compared...

2010-04-14 15:50:00

CHICAGO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready baseball fans. The all-new $500 million Horseshoe Casino, located just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, is thrilled to announce its newest promotion: "Hit Me. One Fan. $1 Million." Beginning on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, Horseshoe will give away one million dollars* to one lucky fan if a Chicago baseball player hits the left-field Horseshoe billboard on the fly during the 2010 season. The public will have seven days after the date of the...

2010-04-14 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas Meetings by Harrah's Entertainment announced today that Vice President of Sales Jordan D. Clark has been appointed to the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) 2010-2011 Board of Directors. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100414/LA85879) "I'm honored to be a part of the MPI Board of Directors," said Clark. "MPI is vital to the development and growth of our industry, and is key to the advancement of the personal and...


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