Las Vegas Pickleball Open

Las Vegas Pickleball Open

Las Vegas Pickleball Oepn Whether you’re a pickleball expert or are just hearing the term for the very first time, you won’t want to miss one of fall’s most anticipated events. The 2018 Las Vegas Pickleball Open will be held September 25th to September 29th, and competitors will have the chance to win $25,000 in cash for the pro tournament. In addition to the pro tournament, there will be an amateur tournament and the option to watch as a spectator. People come from all over the country to compete in this oddly named sport and reign supreme. If you’re not familiar with pickleball, it is somewhat like tennis or badminton. You can play the game as singles or doubles, and it involves hitting a ball over a net. The game started in 1965, and it’s been capturing the attention of sports fans ever since. If you’re entirely new to pickleball but interested in learning more, you may want to check out The Beginners Guide to Pickleball, which will explain the fundamentals of the game. The Plaza Hotel and Casino’s pickleball courts are located up near the pool on the rooftop which is where the tournament will be held. If playing a game of pickleball is your idea of fun in the sun, you’ll want to be sure to sign up for the tournament for a chance to win $25,000 in cash. Registration fees start at $60 and $25 per event for the skill and age divisions. When signing up for the pro division, registration is $100 and $25 per event. There’s plenty of time to practice before the competition, and you can practice at The Plaza’s pickleball courts for only $5 per day and $3 for Nevada locals. All hotel guests have complimentary access to the pickleball courts and only pay for gear rentals. Plaza Pickleball Courts If you’re wondering where to stay during the four days of the tournament, The Plaza Hotel and Casino will be offering rooms for a special rate starting at just $49 per night! You can play the day away at the pickleball courts and then enjoy all that downtown Las Vegas has to offer at night without ever needing a car or taxi. Register today for the Las Vegas Pickleball Open!

Big Blues Bender Las Vegas: Packages & Schedule

Big Blues Bender 2017 Music moves the soul. It is a universal language that everyone can enjoy. And no other music genre can do it better than Blues. Blues music has been around since the end of the 19th century, and it incorporates spiritual sounds, folk music, and jazz. Call and response patterns characterize this genre, which roots come from African American history.  The individual notes used in this style of music give it a very individualized sound and makes Blues the perfect music to get you moving and dancing. big blues bender 2016 performer For four days in September, the soulful sound of Blues music will take over the Plaza Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas. The Big Blues Bender is starring over 50 artists for a total of over 100 performances on September 6-9. The event will be featuring artists like Kenny Wayne Shepherd, JJ Grey and Mofro, Elvin Bishop, Samantha Fish, and many more!

Schedule

The schedule will be released in early August. Please check back soon.

Big Blues Bender Packages

There are many different packages to choose from that include options for a four-night stay at The Plaza with a wide selection of hotel rooms. These hotel room packages also include music panels, access to the vendor village, and activities like yoga, photo booths, and even themed nights. It is possible to buy a wristband to the bender, but if you’re from out of town, the package packs a lot more bang for your buck. Back by popular demand, we will be offering “all you can drink” wristbands! We don’t want anyone to miss out on this great event, so payment packages are available so you can pay over time. pool-at-the-plaza-performance All the action will be happening in the heart of downtown Las Vegas right by the famous Fremont Street Experience. There is plenty to do, see, and eat in downtown Las Vegas so you can enjoy all that the city has to offer. Packages are selling out fast, so be sure to book now! Buy Big Blues Bender Tickets

American Heroes: Military, First Responders, and Teacher Discounts

Military First Responder Teacher Discount Heroes come in many forms. They’re often the person sitting next to on a plane or someone you pass by on the street. They do a lot to help the people of this country and assist in making the world a better place. teacher discount plaza hotel & casino The Plaza honors all kinds of heroes: the military, our first responders, and teachers. We know that their jobs aren’t always easy, but they make the greatest impact. We wanted to take a moment to thank all of our American Heroes. We appreciate our military for defending our borders and fighting for our country. We thank our first responders like our police and firefighters for being the first ones at the scene of an emergency and working hard to fight crime and save lives. We honor our teachers and thank them for inspiring the lives of many and raising our youth to be knowledgeable and well informed. 15% off hotel military discount The Plaza would like to show our thanks by offering a 15% discount on all stays at the Plaza Hotel & Casino to our heroes. We strongly believe that our heroes deserve a vacation and a chance to relax and have fun. When you stay at The Plaza, you’ll be within walking distance of all of the attractions that downtown Las Vegas has to offer, and just a short ride away from the Las Vegas strip. There are many restaurants and shows around Las Vegas that also offer a discount to our heroes. To take advantage of this offer, simply present a valid identification card at check-in to receive discount. Discount is not applicable with any other discount or promotion and the offer is limited to active, non-retired personnel from any U.S. state with proper identification. Business cards are not an accepted method of identification. Discount is not valid on holidays and/or designated special event weekends. If you wish to confirm availability in advance please contact reservations. We hope you’ll come and stay with us! Book Your Stay Now

Where to Watch UFC in Las Vegas with Food and Drink Specials

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Few sports satisfy our competitive desire and primitive need like the UFC. The sounds of combat athletes with the roar of the crowd fueling them on is unique and exhilarating.

Many people dream of attending a live UFC event in Las Vegas. The fights bring in a lot of people from all over the country and the strip and downtown Las Vegas become flooded with passionate UFC fans.

If you can’t watch a fight live, going to a UFC viewing party is the next best UFC Experience available.

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Where to watch UFC in Las Vegas?

UFC viewing parties wrap up all that Las Vegas has to offer into one event.

You’ll get the best seat in the house with a clear view of the fight on multiple screens. You’ll be surrounded by other passionate and excited UFC fans enjoying drink and food special all night.

Admission to our UFC viewing party is free with a $15 minimum spend per person. Our watch party takes place at the Plaza’s Brightside Breakfast & Burgers. This means you can catch all the UFC action while chowing down on a juicy burger and a variety of beers.

You have the option of beer bucket specials with five domestic beers for just $20 or five imported beers for $25 at our free UFC viewing parties.

Brightside Breakfast & Burgers has meals for every type of eater. The menu includes favorites like steaks, chicken, pasta, and other classic meals. As well as breakfast platters, sandwiches, fries, salads, and deli favorites to please anyone.

Last year’s event for UFC 214 was epic with Daniel Cormier taking the win. You won’t want to miss out on UFC 237 on May 11th to see Jessica Andrade challenge Rose Namajunas for the Women’s Strawweight Title.

Stay and Party

Party responsibly and book a room at the Plaza after you’ve enjoyed all the festivities that Downtown Las Vegas has to offer after a major UFC event. You can pay $30 for an Uber to and from your car the next day OR

You can book a room at The Plaza Hotel & Casino and party it up knowing a safe place to relax is only a few short steps away.

The Plaza is in the heart of the Fremont Street Experience and walking distance from downtown bars, attractions, and events so you can turn fight night into a fun night on the town.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day At A Vegas Icon

Valentine’s Day is the one day a year we genuinely get to celebrate love and enjoy time with that special someone, even if that special someone is yourself! oscars-steakhouse-6-oz-filet-mignon-and-lobster-tail-valentines-day If you’re trying to impress someone, the best way to make a good impression is to wine and dine them with a delicious meal. There’s no shortage of excellent restaurants in Las Vegas, and you can find cuisine from all around the world, but when it comes to a romantic dinner for two nothing beats the iconic Oscar’s Steakhouse at the Plaza Hotel & Casino. Located in the Plaza, Oscar’s Steakhouse overlooks Fremont Street with astounding views of the lights in downtown Vegas. The steakhouse is known for perfectly aged steaks that are cooked over a 600-degree grill. Entrees and appetizers are all inspired by family recipes so you’ll feel like you’re eating a delicious home-cooked meal in an elegant setting. Also, did we mention Oscar’s Steakhouse was voted Best of Las Vegas? Best of Las Vegas Awards 2018 for Oscars Steakhouse   On Valentine’s Day, Oscar’s Steakhouse offers a special three-course menu which includes something for everyone and comes with an optional wine pairing for each course. The meal starts with your choice of a beet salad or tuna tartare, which can be paired with a glass of Nuschese or Pinot Grigio. For the second course, you can choose between pan-seared scallops or 6oz filet mignon and lobster tail. The pan-seared scallops are prepared with cauliflower and black truffle risotto, while the 6oz filet mignon and lobster tail is served with potato puree and haricot verts. To finish off the meal with a romantic touch, Oscar’s is serving a mouthwatering trio of chocolate mousse with a chocolate covered strawberry is served with Moscato. View Valentine’s Menu This three-course meal is $70 per person or $103 per person including food and wine. Oscar’s is Vegas’ favorite spot for Valentine’s Day, so it is highly recommended to make reservations by calling 702-386-7227 or make your Valentine’s Day Reservation online. We hope your Valentine’s Day is filled with love and delicious food!

National Finals Rodeo: The Wild West Comes To Sin City

young girl with a lasso at the national finals rodeo There’s no event to bring out the spirit of the Wild Wild West like the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. From December 7th to 16th, the NFR 2017 will take over Las Vegas for 10 days and bring the true spirit of the country to Sin City. Rodeo fans will be seen all over the city wearing cowboy boots, blue jeans, and big hats. The strip and downtown Las Vegas welcome the rodeo goers with a Vegas spin on Southern hospitality. The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo will be held at the Thomas & Mack Center at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. However, you will be able to watch a live feed of the NFR in the comfort of the Plaza Events Center from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. every day. There are 17 flat screen TVs in the events center for your viewing pleasure and the live feed will also be played throughout multiple locations in the casino. The night doesn’t have to end when the events stop. Starting at 9 p.m. and running late into the night, The Plaza Hotel & Casino will host The Cowboy Fresh After Party. During the week, you can enjoy food and drink specials from several locations at The Plaza. Oscar’s Steakhouse will offer braised short rib, prime rib, and BBQ glazed sirloin steak with classic Southern sides like grits, loaded mashed potatoes, and green beans. Brightside Breakfast and Burgers will pull inspiration from the South and offer a Good Ole Boy Breakfast complete with biscuits and gravy in addition to the Bustin’ Britches Platter which is a classic barbecue plate served with brisket, pulled pork, chicken, ribs, baked beans and cornbread. There will be specials on the country classics, whiskey and beer starting at $3. If you’re visiting from out of town and need a place to stay we’d love to have you at The Plaza. We even provide a free shuttle service to and from the Thomas & Mack Center from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and then 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Traveling with some four legged friends or in an RV? We have oversize parking available on site. So put on your best boots, grab a cold one, and join us for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo!  

The Plaza Hotel Casino Is The Best Place To Play Keno In Las Vegas

Until the end of September, buy 5 keno games and get one free!

All About Keno

Where should you play keno in Las Vegas? You can now have a date with lady luck and try your hand at Keno at The Plaza Hotel & Casino. Games run every five to eight minutes in the brand new live Keno lounge on the casino floor from 8 a.m. to midnight daily. Monitor your game live in various locations throughout the casino, giving you the perfect opportunity to explore and grab a drink or bite to eat while you play. There are monitors located in the Brightside Breakfast & Burgers Restaurant, the Race & Sportsbook bar, Omaha Lounge, Hash House A Go Go, and the bingo room on the third floor.

What is Keno?

Keno is a gambling game similar to lottery or bingo. It is a game of chance that is based on drawing numbers that have to correspond to numbers on a card. Players choose numbers from 1 to 80 and then 20 numbers are drawn at random.

What is the history of Keno?

The origins of Keno can be traced back to China where legend says the game saved an ancient city during a time of war. It is also said that the funds raised from Keno helped to build The Great Wall of China. However, the word keno has Latin roots meaning “five” or “five winning numbers”. The game was brought over to America by Chinese immigrants in the 1800’s.

How do you play Keno?

  1. Step 1: Get A Keno Card This can be acquired from the live Keno lounge on the casino floor.
  2. Step 2: Select Your Numbers You can select numbers from 1 to 80 to play. Each number you select is called a spot
  3. Step 3: Pay For Your “Spots” The amount you place to bet depends on the game.
  4. Step 4: Wait And Follow Along Watch as the winning numbers are selected and match them up to the numbers you selected for your Keno card.
  5. Step 5: Collect Your Winnings! If enough of your numbers are selected, you win!