Sam's Town Live! Kicks Off NASCAR Weekend with Special Appearance By Five-Time Champion Jimmie Johnson and Broadcast Veteran Chris Myers
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Boyd Gaming Corporation's Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall is jumpstarting its much-anticipated 14th Annual Sam's Town 300 NASCAR celebration with a weekend of unique action designed to appeal to racing fans everywhere.
On Thursday, March 3, the public is invited for an exclusive chance to see five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson in a one-hour Question and Answer session for fans, hosted by Emmy(R) Award-winning sportscaster Chris Myers. This free event, presented by Gatorade, will be held at Sam's Town Live!; doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
Following the Sam's Town 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday, March 5, Sam's Town Live! will also host the Official After-Race Concert, featuring chart-topping artist Uncle Kracker.
As the longest-running sponsor of one of the largest Nationwide Series races, Boyd Gaming is proud to continue its involvement in the Sam's Town 300 in 2011. We offer inclusive packages at seven Las Vegas resorts -- Sam's Town, The Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast, California, Fremont, and Main Street Station -- that include hotel accommodations, race tickets, and roundtrip hotel-to-track transportation. On race day, our guests enjoy some of the best seating available at the Sam's Town 300, including seats in the exclusive Earnhardt and Petty Terraces. For more information, or to book accommodations, please visit boydgaming.com/nascar.
Tickets for the Official After-Race Concert featuring Uncle Kracker go on sale January 31, starting at $20 plus tax. Tickets may be purchased in person at any Coast Casinos box office; by visiting http://www.samstownlv.com/hotel-entertainment; or by calling (702) 365-7075.
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