PLACERVILLE, CA - Red Hawk Casino announced today that it will host a Grand Opening celebration on Thursday, January 22 at 6 p.m. The event, which is open to the public, will include a special red
Red Hawk Casino in Placerville, CA carpet entry, $100,000 Celebrity Charity Blackjack Tournament and a drawing for the casino's first Red Hawk Rewards Club $1 million winner. Guests will also be treated to a performance by The Bacon Brothers, featuring actor Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael, as well as a myriad of other entertainers.
"Our Grand Opening celebration will be an extraordinary event, marking Red Hawk's official opening," said Peter Fordham, General Manager of Red Hawk Casino. "We have an amazing line-up of entertainment that will culminate at Midnight when we make one of our Red Hawk Rewards Club members our first millionaire."
Celebrities, dignitaries and Members of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians and their invited guests will arrive at 6 p.m. for a special red carpet entry from the casino's Porte Cochere to the main gaming floor. At 8 p.m., a $100,000 Celebrity Charity Blackjack Tournament will take place on the main casino floor, in which all participants will be given a minimum of $5,000 to donate to their respective charity. The winning celebrity will be awarded $30,000 for his or her charity. Casino guests will be able to view the tournament, which will also be simulcast throughout the property. The following list includes celebrity participants and respective charities of choice.
Immediately following the Blackjack Tournament at approximately 9:30 p.m., guests will be treated to a live performance by The Bacon Brothers at the Stage Bar on the main casino floor. Actor Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael will perform a collection of their songs, featuring earthy harmonies which come through in their popular hits including, "Woman's Got A Mind to Change" and "Don't Lose Me Boy."
Red Hawk Rewards Club members can continue to earn entries into the $1 million drawing up until the Grand Opening on January 22. Entries are earned through tracked play on slot machines and table games. One lucky Club member is guaranteed to win $1 million, paid out in the form of an annuity or as a cash option alternative. For more information, please visit the Red Hawk Rewards Club in the casino.
EDITORS NOTE: Red Hawk Casino opened to the public on December 17th, this event is a grand opening celebration of the casino's success.
|The casino features 2,100 slots machines, progressive jackpots, 75 table games including Blackjack, Poker games and Pai Gow and a high stakes gaming room. Dining options include six restaurants – from gourmet to buffet. There is also be a retail center, childcare and family fun center and covered, lighted parking.|
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