Of the nine award categories, Caesars Entertainment was nominated in five categories and took home three awards, including Jeff Dunham for “Casino Entertainer of the Year,” who performed at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in June, and will launch his residency show, “JEFF DUNHAM: Not Playing with a Full Deck” at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Nov. 28, 2014. The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, home to the world’s greatest entertainers including Elton John, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain, was named “Casino Arena/Amphitheater of the Year.” Additionally, recognized as the “Casino Entertainment Executive of the Year” was Kurt Melien, the company’s Vice President of Entertainment who is responsible for, among many other successes, bringing one of pop music’s biggest superstars, Britney Spears, to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino for her Las Vegas residency show, “Britney: Piece of Me.”
“We are honored to be recognized by the Global Gaming Expo’s Casino Entertainment Awards,” said Jason Gastwirth, senior vice president of marketing and entertainment for Caesars Entertainment. “Bringing home awards for an outstanding performer, an outstanding venue and an outstanding executive is an excellent representation of our commitment to providing the best casino entertainment experience possible for our guests.”
The Global Gaming Expo is the largest worldwide gathering of casino entertainment professionals and is held annually in Las Vegas. The Expo’s Casino Entertainment Awards are the premier industry awards honoring outstanding artists, executives and venues in the casino entertainment industry.
About Caesars Entertainment
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment provider and the most geographically diverse U.S. casino-entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, 75 years ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions and now operates casinos on three continents. The Company’s resorts operate primarily under the Caesars®, Harrah’s® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars also owns the London Clubs International family of casinos. Caesars 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. The Company 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.