LAS VEGAS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- With the assistance of two glamorous Las
Vegas showgirls and "The King" himself, the Fremont Street Experience recently
held the final drawing in the Bet Our Million Keep The Change Contest of the
Millennium. Of the thousands of entries received, the names of two lucky
people were drawn each month beginning in August, for a total of eight.
(Video: http://videonewswire.com/FREMONT/120499 )
Approximately fifty-three additional final contestants have been selected
through various promotions with 96.3 KKLZ Radio Las Vegas, KEARTH-101 Los
Angeles, Robinsons-May and through internal promotions with select Fremont
Street Experience casino/hotels.
On Saturday, December 18 all 61 final contestants will gather on stage at
the Fremont Street Experience, where one person will be chosen at random for
the opportunity to play blackjack with a bankroll consisting of one million
dollars in Fremont Street Experience promotional chips, in essence, becoming a
"highroller for a day." The contestant must wager $5000 per hand, for a total
of 200 hands, with the ability to split or double down once per hand. All
other standard rules of blackjack will apply. At the conclusion of the 200
hands, the contestant will be awarded any amount over and above the initial
bankroll, but not less than $25,000. Dealers representing each participating
casino/hotel will take turns dealing, and officials from each property will
oversee the contest.
A reception will be held for all final contestants and their guests while
the contest is underway.
The remaining 60 finalists will have chances to win prizes provided by
Fuji, Race Rock Supercharged Restaurant, Robinsons-May and Fremont Street
Bet Our Million Keep The Change is sponsored by the Fremont Street
The Fremont Street Experience is a five block long pedestrian promenade
surrounded by world famous casino/hotels, and boasting one of the city's most
fabulous "must see" attractions. Each evening beginning at dusk, the four
block long, 90 foot high canopy, consisting of over 2 million lights and
540,000 watts of sound, and resting above the internationally acclaimed venue,
comes alive with spectacular light and sound shows.
* B-roll footage of the drawing available upon request. For a copy of the
attached video please contact Kim Daskas, Advertising & Public Relations
Director of Fremont Street Experience, 702-678-5723.
SOURCE Fremont Street Experience