10Mth Tourists at Las Vegas’ Eiffel Tower Greeted by Showgirls, Celebs

10Mth Tourists at Las Vegas’ Eiffel Tower Greeted by Showgirls, Celebs

Two Brits in Vegas to get married got baguettes, berets and some excitement for being the 10 visitors that are millionth the Eiffel Tower at the Paris Hotel and Casino.

Martin Layton and their fiancee Sarah Connell came all the way from the UK to be married in Las Vegas; absolutely nothing particularly unusual about that, of course. Just What made their escapade unique, however, ended up being becoming the visitors that are 10,000,000th the nevada’ Eiffel Tower at the Paris Hotel, replete with dancing girls and celebrities.

Entertainers On Hand

Not only showgirls greeted the surprised couple; American Idol winner and now Las Vegas performer Taylor Hicks, the cast of the Jersey Boys, and, the inescapable mime were additionally readily available to congratulate the delighted duo, Vegas-style.

It had been Vegas that is old-school showmanship but it still tickled the involved Brits.

‘Here our company is,’ said Martin Layton. ‘I nevertheless can not believe it.’

Mind you, with it just a hop, skip and a jump across the Pond, these two have been to the real Eiffel Tower in Paris. But no one at the one in France made them feel this special. The Paris marketing team was actually waiting and watching for # 10M to enter (since the property’s opening in 1999), so they could pounce in fact, like some kookie 1960s episode of ‘Candid camera.

Followed by Marketing

Naturally, they had to create their marks up, so as the cou Read more

Daniel Negreanu Down $226K in World number of Poker So Far

Daniel Negreanu Down $226K in World number of Poker So Far

Canadian poker professional Daniel Negreanu who’s won five World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and more than $18 million in tournament cashes throughout his illustrious poker job is lacking a great year therefore far at WSOP. At least, not based on their tournament that is own tracking, which shows him down $226,000 after barreling through 31 events already only at that year’s gathering. The figure was at ‘just’ $176K, until he busted the $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship in 102nd place this week. And that’s despite five cashes, which would certainly be impressive for many players.

Can’t Win for Losing

The downswing is basically because, regardless of the five cashes ( that have garnered him $45,088 up to now), he’s poured $271,111 to the 31 occasions (with the priciest being the One Drop tall Rollers No Limit Hold’em tournament that benefits charity and that paid winner Tony Gregg a healthy $4,830,619 for first. Last year’s $18 million + winner, Antonio Esfandiari, only took fourth this year, sufficient reason for a buy-in that was almost 1/10th of last year’s $1 million, he made off by having a ‘paltry’ $1,433,438 for in 2010’s fourth place finish. Yes, the rich get richer).

Before you lose any sleep over Negreanu’s downward trend, however, look at this: he’s doing pretty much over all in tournaments thus far this season. Back in April, he took straight down WSOP Australia for $1,087,160, and a Read more