--'Billy Packer's Survive and Advance' final shows to welcome Rollie Massimino, Wayman Tisdale, Ed O'Bannon, Larry Johnson, and Thurl Bailey
LAS VEGAS, April 2, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Wynn Las Vegas is proud to host legendary basketball duo Coach Bob Knight and Billy Packer during the final weekend of the 2009 College Basketball Tournament. The final episodes of their new television series, "Billy Packer's Survive and Advance," will be recorded live on location at Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, April 3 and Sunday, April 5. The program features Knight and Packer as they analyze the games with special guests, including prominent coaches and former players. Tapings are free and open to the public. Friday's taping will be at approximately 3 p.m. PDT. Sunday's taping will be at approximately 12 p.m. PDT. Guests of the program will include Rollie Massimino, Wayman Tisdale, Ed O'Bannon, Larry Johnson and Thurl Bailey. "Survive and Advance" will air later that evening nationally at midnight local time on Fox Sports Net (FSN).
Knight and Packer will be in the Race and Sports Book on Saturday, April 4, prior to the evening's games to interact with fans.
About Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Resorts, Limited (Nasdaq: WYNN) is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol WYNN and is part of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Indexes. Wynn Resorts owns and operates Wynn Las Vegas (www.wynnlasvegas.com), Encore (www.encorelasvegas.com) and Wynn Macau (www.wynnmacau.com). Wynn Las Vegas, a luxury hotel and destination casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip features 2,716 luxurious guest rooms and suites, an approximately 111,000 square foot casino, 22 food and beverage outlets, an on-site 18-hole golf course, approximately 223,000 square feet of meeting space, an on-site Ferrari and Maserati dealership, and approximately 74,000 square feet of retail space.
Encore, the new signature resort in the Wynn collection, opened December 22, 2008. Encore is located immediately adjacent to Wynn Las Vegas and features 2,034 suites, an approximately 72,000 square foot casino, 12 food and beverage outlets, a nightclub, a spa and salon, approximately 60,000 square feet of meeting space and approximately 27,000 square feet of upscale retail outlets.
Wynn Macau is a destination casino resort in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and currently features 600 deluxe hotel rooms and suites, approximately 205,000 square foot casino, casual and fine dining in five restaurants, approximately 46,000 square feet of retail space, a health club, pool and spa, along with lounges and meeting facilities
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