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Golden Nugget - Las Vegas plans summer of entertainment

25 May 2017

(PRESS RELEASE) -- This summer, Golden Nugget - Las Vegas is presenting months of entertainment, including tournaments and gaming promotions.

June 2017 special events
Grand Poker Series - 30 May - 3 July
  • Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino is proud to present the 10th annual Grand Poker Series 30 May - 3 July 2017, hosted in the Grand Event Center with more than 90 poker tournaments spread across 35 days, ranging in both buy-in amounts and disciplines. Of the 90-plus events on the schedule, 18 are in forms other than Hold'Em, including stand-alone Omaha 8 or Better, Pot Limit Omaha and Big-O events, along with mixed game formats including Razz, Stud, Stud 8 or Better, Pot Limit Omaha, Omaha 8 or Better, 2-7 Triple Draw and Big-O. More information can be found here on the website.
June 2017 featured entertainment
52 Fridays Concert Series in the Golden Nugget Showroom
  • Golden Nugget Las Vegas has raised the standard for entertainment in downtown Las Vegas with its acclaimed 52 Fridays Concert Series. The resort presents a diverse lineup of weekly acts, from Grammy award-winning pop artists to rock and roll royalty. To purchase tickets, call 866-946-5336 or visit the website.
Herman's Hermits - 2 June
  • Herman's Hermits, starring Peter Noone, dominated the '60s, along with such big names as the The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Beginning in England, 1 April 1964, the group has recorded more than 23 hit singles, 10 hit albums and three major movies. Their top hits include "Mrs. Brown (You've Got a Lovely Daughter)" "Silhouettes," "Dandy" and "Henry VIII."
Gary Lewis & The Playboys - 9 June
  • Gary Lewis & the Playboys were an American '60s-era pop and rock group, fronted by musician Gary Lewis, the son of comedian Jerry Lewis. They are best known for their 1965 Billboard Hot 100 number-one single "This Diamond Ring," which was the first of a string of hit singles they had in 1965 and 1966. The band had an earnest, boy-next-door image similar to British Invasion contemporaries such as Herman's Hermits and Gerry and the Pacemakers. The group folded in 1970, but a version of the band later resumed touring and continues to tour, often playing for veteran's benefits.
April Wine - 16 June
  • '70s and '80s rock sensations April Wine began their impressive journey in 1969 when they formed in Nova Scotia. Their first studio hit, "Fast Train" propelled them to international stardom. They went on to record 15 studio albums, three live releases, and perform thousands of concerts. April Wine's most memorable hits include "You Could Have Been a Lady," "Just Between You and Me" and "If you Believe in Me."
The Buckinghams - 23 June
  • After changing their name from The Pulsations to The Buckinghams to reflect the British Invasion craze, this American Sunshine pop group became an overnight sensation. The group put out the wistful "Kind of a Drag," which ended up being a million-selling pop chart-topper. Other major hits for the band include "Don't You Care," "Hey Baby (They're Playing Our Song)," and the pseudo-psychedelic "Susan." The group showed off their R&B roots on the jazz standard "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy," their second-biggest hit.
Foghat - 30 June
  • "Move to the music, we can move all night." Boogie-blues rockers Foghat will take fans on a journey through their favorite hits including "Slow Ride," "Drivin' Wheel," "I Just Want to Make Love to You," and more. The group, which has performed together for more than 40 years, has earned eight gold albums, one platinum album, and one double platinum album. The band's rollicking performances have garnered it lifelong fans from around the world.
Clint Holmes - Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
  • Returning to his roots at Golden Nugget Las Vegas, singer-songwriter Clint Holmes kicked off his limited engagement residency 9 May. Holmes will dazzle audiences with his vast repertoire of all genres of music, including some of his originals, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. inside The Showroom through August.
Frankie Moreno - Thursdays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.
  • Singer, Showman, Songwriter, Musician: Frankie Moreno is all of these things and more. Making his first debut into music on CBS' "Star Search" as a gifted multi-instrumentalist, Moreno has been dazzling audiences with his mix of Rat Pack glamour and vintage Vegas swagger. Named "Las Vegas Headliner of the Year" two years running, Moreno has collaborated with such big names at Joshua Bell, Sting, Josh Groban, Chris Botti, Kristin Chenoweth, and Regina Spektor. Moreno continues to command audiences with his highly contagious music and playful stage antics. An all-around talent, he puts his heart and soul into his music.
June 2017 featured tournaments
$100,000 Slot Tournament of Champions - 1-3 June
  • Raise a glass and take home a share of $100,000 at the Slot Tournament of Champions. Entry fee is $799 and includes a welcome reception, continental breakfast, drawings and awards dinner with live entertainment. First place wins $50,000.
$30,000 Triple Crown Slot Tournament - 12-14 June
  • Don't miss a shot at $30,000 in the Triple Crown Slot Tournament. Entry fee is $50. Get a share of $10,000 in prizes each day.
$100,000 Blackbeard's Blackjack Tournament - 22-25 June
  • Arg matey! Join Blackbeard on his quest for treasure by participating in Blackbeard's Blackjack Tournament. Entry fee is $500 and includes entry into the tournament, a welcome reception with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, two continental breakfasts, and a chance at the $100,000 prize pool. First place wins $50,000.
Ongoing entertainment, gaming promotions and tournaments
Daily Poker Tournaments
  • Play a hand in No Limit Texas Hold'em in the Poker Room's daily poker tournaments. Daily Tournaments include two $65 Buy-ins at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and two $50 Buy-ins at 3 and 10 p.m.
  • Compete in a special Sunday tournament at 11 a.m. featuring a $125 Buy-in and $5,000 guaranteed prize pool. Visit the Poker Room or visit the website for more information.
New Member Rewards Program
  • The 24K Select Club is offering new members who earn 20 points a chance to spin and win up to $1,000 in free slot play and a $10 match play. Visit the 24K Select Club for more information.
Gaming lessons
Learn to play a new game or perfect your skills with Golden Nugget's free daily gaming lessons. Lessons are held on the casino floor. Ask a dealer or floor supervisor for directions.
Three Card Poker, Crazy 4 Poker, Let it Ride, Pai Gow Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold'Em and Mississippi Stud Poker
  • Daily - 10:00 a.m.
Craps Lessons
  • Monday-Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.; Thursday-Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Blackjack Lessons
  • Daily - 11:00 a.m.
Roulette Lessons
  • Daily - 11:30 a.m.

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