LAS VEGAS, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the Horseshoe Casino brand turning 60 years old, Horseshoe Casinos in Bossier City, Louisiana; Tunica, Mississippi; Hammond, Indiana; Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Elizabeth, Indiana gave away $1.5 million to five Horseshoe customers in the Million Dollar Summer Giveaway on July 30.
The Horseshoe Bossier finalist and grand prize winner, David P. from Natchitoches, Louisiana, won $900,000. "I'm thrilled," he said. "This was an experience of a lifetime. A special thanks to the nice lady holding suitcase No. 1, which everyone left as the lone choice for me. Wow!"
Horseshoe Tunica finalist, Diana J. from Trenton, Tennessee; Horseshoe Council Bluffs finalist, Tom D. from Bellevue, Nebraska; Horseshoe Southern Indiana finalist, Jae J. from Elizabethtown, Kentucky; as well as an anonymous winner from Horseshoe Hammond each won $150,000. The winners requested their last names not be disclosed.
The finale drawing in the summer-long promotion was held at Horseshoe Casino in Tunica, Mississippi and was broadcast live to participating Horseshoe casinos.
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Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world's largest casino entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 70 years ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions, and now operates casinos on four continents. The company's resorts operate primarily under the Harrah's®, Caesars® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars also owns the World Series of Poker® and the London Clubs International family of casinos. Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars is committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognizes the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment. For more information, please visit www.caesars.com
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