1st Casino Entertainment Awards Nominees Announced

1st Casino Entertainment Awards Nominees Announced 
Official G2E Event to Be Held at Plaza Hotel & Casino Hosted by Louie
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 09/13/13 --  Finalist nominees have
been announced for the Casino Entertainment Awards at G2E, the only
industry awards exclusively honoring outstanding artists, executives
and venues in the casino entertainment industry. 
Emmy(R) award-winning comedian Louie Anderson will host the Casino
Entertainment Awards at G2E on Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2013, 7:00 p.m. in
the historic showroom at The Plaza Hotel & Casino in Downtown Las
Vegas. A celebrity red carpet and a private reception for nominees
will precede the awards show. 
Finalist nominees include: 

Showroom/Theater of the Year           Arena/Amphitheater of the Year       
The Show at Agua Caliente Casino       Mohegan Sun Arena                    
Vinyl at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las  MGM Grand Garden Arena               
The Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun            Thunder Valley Casino Resort         
Entertainment Executive of the Year    Independent Talent Buyer of the Year 
Tom Cantone, Mohegan Sun               Brian Knaff, Talent Buyers Network   
Robyn Smith, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino  Candace Mandracia, Live Nation       
David Swift, Pala Resort & Casino      Michael Scafuto, The M&M Group       
Booking Agent of the Year              Comedian of the Year                 
Jeff Howard, APA Talent & Literary     Rita Rudner                          
Steve Levine, ICM Partners             George Wallace                       
Craig Newman, APA Talent & Literary    Ron White                            
Musical Artist of the Year             Entertainer of the Year              
Foreigner                              Ronnie Dunn                          
The Oak Ridge Boys                     Lynyrd Skynyrd                       
Rick Springfield                       Motley Crue                          

The Casino Entertainment Awards at G2E are an official event of the
Global Gaming Expo, the world's largest annual gathering of casino
entertainment executives, which is expected to attract 25,000
attendees Sep. 24-26, 2013, at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. 
More information is available at www.GlobalGamingExpo.com. 
About the Plaza Hotel & Casino 
 Following a $35 million renovation,
the Plaza Hotel & Casino offers a stylish and comfortable experience
at a great value in the heart of downtown Las Vegas. At the Plaza,
guests enjoy updated and modern accommodations and suites steps away
from a spacious casino, downtown's only bingo hall and downtown's
largest race and sports book. The renovations also included new
restaurants, food court and bar options as well as a new line up of
entertainment in the Plaza's classic 500-seat showroom. The iconic
Plaza Hotel & Casino provides all of the modern conveniences while
maintaining the friendly vibe and vintage Vegas traditions, earning
it the distinction of being named "Best Downtown Hotel" by the Las
Vegas Review-Journal. For more information and reservations, visit
Plaza Hotel & Casino. 
About American Gaming Association
 The AGA represents the commercial
casino-entertainment industry by addressing federal legislative and
regulatory issues. The association also serves as a clearinghouse for
information, develops educational and advocacy programs, and provides
leadership on industry-related issues of public concern. 
About Reed Exhibitions
 Reed Exhibitions is the world's leader in
organizing a wide range of events, including exhibitions,
conferences, congresses and meetings. In 2006 Reed brought together
more than 6 million industry professions from around the world,
generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are
held in 34 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East
and Asia Pacific, and organized by 37 fully staffed offices. Reed's
portfolio of more than 460 events services 52 key industry sectors. 
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Clinton Billups 
Entertainment Manager
Entertainment Arena at G2E 2013
G2E -- Global Gaming Expo
Phone: 702-837-1170
Email: G2EPavilionManager@earthlink.net
Website: www.GlobalGamingExpo.com 
G2E - The Global Gaming Expo
The World's Largest Gathering of Casino Entertainment Executives 
Sep. 24-26, 2013, Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas 
Michele Marsee
Director of Sales & Marketing
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