February 9, 2011 – Las Vegas, Nev. – The Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower will host the ultimate viewing party, March BBall Tournament HQ from Thursday, March 17 to Sunday, March 20, 2011. College basketball fans will experience four days of non‐stop playoff action inside the Theater of the Stars Showroom.
March BBall Tournament HQ is the only showroom in Las Vegas where viewers are surrounded by nine 9ft. x 12ft. screens featuring all the best games and unobstructed views. March BBall Tournament HQ will be open to the public, featuring free admission, $3 and $6 food specials, Budweiser specials and cash bar, live betting stations and live blackjack games dealt by entertainment dealers. For those who do not want to miss a moment, Stratosphere is offering special room rates for basketball fans.
“The first weekend of ‘Madness’ is the most exciting time of the year for college basketball fans, and our showroom experience is unbeatable,” said Ed Malinowski, Director of Race & Sports. “With great room rates, fabulous food and drink specials, nine theater style big screens, blackjack and sports betting, we’ve created the ultimate environment for the start of the tournament.”
March BBall Playoff Tournament Schedule
Thursday, March 17
8:30am to 9:30pm
Friday, March 18
8:30am to 9:30pm
Saturday, March 19
9:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday, March 20
8:00am to 5:00pm
The Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower is offering room rates as low as $30/night (based upon availability) for basketball fans from Wednesday, March 16 through Sunday, March 20. Call 800‐99‐ TOWER, call code MMB311C to book a room.
About Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower:
Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower is a Las Vegas Strip resort with an 80,000-square-foot casino. The 1,149-foot Stratosphere Tower is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States, featuring the Top of the World restaurant and highest view of the Las Vegas Strip from the Observation Deck as well as SkyJump Las Vegas and thrill rides Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity. Known as a great value to gamblers, Stratosphere is located close to the Convention Center at the gateway to downtown Las Vegas. It features 2,427 guest rooms and suites, uniquely themed restaurants, the Tower shops and the American Superstars™ and BITE® shows. Additionally, Stratosphere’s ace | PLAY™ program allows players to enjoy awards, comps and exclusives based on their loyalty to American Casino & Entertainment’s four properties: Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower on the Las Vegas Strip, Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada, and two Arizona Charlie’s locations in Las Vegas. For more information, visit StratosphereHotel.com, call 702-380-7777 or 800-99-TOWER (998-6937).
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