--'Billy Packer's Survive and Advance' to welcome Denny Crum, Bill Russell and David Thompson on Sunday, March 22
LAS VEGAS, March 18, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Wynn Las Vegas is proud to host legendary basketball duo, Coach Bob Knight and Billy Packer, during the 2009 College Basketball Tournament. The legendary duo will be in the Race and Sports Book daily following the games to interact with fans. Their new television series, "Billy Packer's Survive and Advance," will be recorded live on location at Wynn Las Vegas after the games on March 22, March 29, April 3 and April 5. The program features Knight and Packer as they analyze the games with special guests, including prominent coaches and players. Tapings are free and open to the public. Guests of the Sunday, March 22 program include Coach Denny Crum and former players Bill Russell and David Thompson. "Survive and Advance" will air later that evening, at midnight local time, on Fox Sports Net (FSN).
Wynn Las Vegas will host a viewing party during the college basketball games Thursday, March 19 through Saturday, March 21. Fans should visit the Wynn Ticket Office for more information on how to secure guaranteed seating and pre-paid food and beverages.
Wynn and Encore are offering "Get Your Game On" packages from just $199 per night, which include one resort room, guaranteed seating, complimentary snacks and beverages during the games and a chance to catch Bob Knight and Billy Packer live in action daily during the tournament. Packages may be booked online at http://www.visitwynn.com/getyourgameon or by calling 866.770.7410.
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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