gents with Internet access can book
accommodations at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino via the
property's updated Web site, at www.monte-carlo.com. The site enables agents to view
special offers and check available dates as well as to book
commissionable rooms with immediate confirmation. In addition, the
site contains detailed information on the resort's rooms and
suites, amenities, entertainment, dining, convention facilities and
wedding chapel. To contact the property by phone, call (800)
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ick Springfield indefinitely
extended his starring role in "EFX Alive" at the MGM Grand.
Springfield, who took over the "EFX" production from Tommy Tune on
Jan. 30, originally had a one-year contract to perform in the show.
"EFX Alive" is performed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays as
well as at 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets cost
$75 (preferred seating) and $55 (standard seating) for adults and
$50 for children ages 5 to 12. To reserve tickets, call (800)
929-1111 or visit the MGM Grand's Web site, at www.mgmgrand.com.
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onn Lucas, a comedian and
ventriloquist, signed a one-year contract to perform at the Rio
Suites Hotel and Casino. Lucas will perform at 3 p.m. Tuesdays
through Sundays. Tickets are priced at $19.95 plus tax.
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he Stratosphere Casino Hotel
& Tower opened the Crazy Armadillo Tex-Mex Grill and Oyster
Bar. Reminiscent of a south-of-the-border cantina, the restaurant's
menu includes fare from Mexico, Texas and the Southwest. The
restaurant is located at the former site of Montana's Steakhouse,
adjacent to the Courtyard Buffet. The grill opens for dinner at
5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays; the Oyster Bar is open seven
days a week, beginning at 4 p.m.
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hrough Jan. 6, a hand-painted
Big Top located south of Bellagio at Harmon Avenue and Las Vegas
Boulevard will play host to "Cheval." The production, whose name is
French for "horse," features an international cast of 27 acrobats,
actors, dancers and musicians led by 30 horses representing 17
different breeds. The show was created and directed by Gilles
Ste-Croix, the director of creation for Cirque du Soleil's "O" and
"Mystere." Admission is $56 and $49 for adults; $35 and $30 for
children ages 12 and younger, and $51 and $44 for adults ages 55
and older and students. Tickets can be purchased at any of the box
offices at the Bellagio, Golden Nugget, New York-New York, Treasure
Island or the Mirage by calling (888) 488-7111 or (702) 693-7722,
or on line at www.bellagio.com.