YAHOO SPORTS AND HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO TEAM UP TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL DRAFT DAY BY OFFERING EXCLUSIVE PACKAGES AND EVENTS, AUG. 22 - 24

Tuesday Jul 29, 2014

Ultimate Fantasy Football Draft Day Weekend Package Available- http://hrhc.lv/X5Zy68

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Las Vegas (July 29, 2014): Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas and Yahoo Sports invite pigskin partiers to celebrate National Draft Day with exclusive fantasy football weekend packages starting at $129, Friday, Aug. 22 through Sunday, Aug. 24.

“Hard Rock Hotel’s top priority is to give its customers the best experience possible. We know our fans love football and they love having fun so partnering with one of the leaders of not only fantasy football but all sports-related news, Yahoo Sports, only made sense. We’re excited to see where this union takes us,” said Don Marrandino, Warner Gaming executive.

The ultimate football fantasy package includes hotel accommodations; entry for two into a “Draft Prep 101” workshop featuring Brad Evans, Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football expert and host of Fantasy Football Live on Friday, Aug. 22; entry for two into the Ultimate Fantasy Football Draft Party inside The Joint at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, fantasy football draft kit; entry into a $10,000 blackjack tournament; as well as two VIP passes to Body English Nightclub and REHAB, Las Vegas’ original dayclub.

Packages are $129 for hotel accommodations on Friday, Aug. 22 or $149 for hotel accommodations on Saturday, Aug. 23 and can be booked athardrockhotel.com or by phone at 800.343.4346 (mention code: HYAHOOF). Up to two additional guests can be added to each room for $20 per person. Patrons interested in just attending the Ultimate Fantasy Football Draft Party inside The Joint are invited at no charge but are required to reserve their complimentary tickets in advance at Want Tickets.

Everyone that hosts their Fantasy Football drafts on Yahoo Sports on Saturday, Aug. 23, will be entered into a sweepstakes for a chance to win an over-the-top football fantasy weekend experience for 10 people to Las Vegas. The sweepstakes includes two nights in the Hard Rock Hotel’s 4,200 square-footReal World suite penthouse, VIP cabana at REHAB with $5,000 food and beverage credit, VIP table at Body English Nightclub with $5,000 beverage credit, $3,000 dining credit for use in Hard Rock Hotel’s restaurants such as 35 Steaks + Martinis or Pink Taco, and a reserved booth in the sports book with $2,500 food and beverage credit.

In addition, Yahoo will host a two-hour special edition of Fantasy Football Live with Brad Evans, Shaun Kingand others from The Joint draft party and REHAB pool party.

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About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Hard Rock Hotel & Casinois Las Vegas’ off-strip playground, just minutes and less than three miles from McCarran International Airport. The premier destination entertainment resort is owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II and managed by WG-Harmon, LLC, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming, LLC. Built in 1995, the property completed a $750 million expansion in 2010. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where acts such as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Foo Fighters, Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe and Guns N’ Roses have all performed. Features of the property include an 11-story Casino Tower with 640 guest rooms, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites, and the HRH All-Suite Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia; Body English Nightclub; Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; 4.5 acres of tropical pool paradise housing world-famous pool parties REHAB Saturdays and Sundays and RELAX Mondays; live music/entertainment venues The Joint and Vinyl; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, The Ainsworth, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Pink Taco, Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú; a fitness center; and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones and Rocks The Jewelers. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit hardrockhotel.com. Follow Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Facebook, Twitterand Instagramfor the latest news and updates.###

Press Contact:

Lindsey Rathjen: Kirvin Doak Communications

702.737.3100

Lrathjen@kirvindoak.com

 

 

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