COQUITLAM, BC, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - On December 20, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will celebrate and mark its one year anniversary. In true Hard Rock Casino Vancouver style, the day will be packed with excitement, activity and rockin' performances including those of Canada's own Bif Naked and Grammy Award-winning artist Everlast. Partial proceeds from the concert will benefit the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. The party does not stop there as the inaugural winner of Hard Rock Casino Vancouver's Rock the MicTM competition, Best Night Ever, will open Asylum Sound Stage followed by headliner Nick Gilder & Sweeney Todd, Canadian musicians well known for Gilder's signature track "Hot Child in the City."
Over the last year, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has become an entertainment destination for many local and international guests and has delivered on multiple fronts by:
- Welcoming close to 2 million visitors since opening.
- Serving over 10,000 spectacular entrees at Stake.
- Presenting music legends and bands including Ringo Starr, Slash, The Steve Miller Band, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Hedley, Our Lady Peace, Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry at the Theatre.
- Hosting over 355 signature entertainment events on the gaming floor, at the Asylum Sound Stage and Unlisted Lounge.
- Awarding an exclusive contract to Best Night Ever, winner of the Rock the MicTM competition, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver's first battle of the bands initiative.
- Selling over 4,200 of the coveted Hard Rock Casino Vancouver T-shirts and over 4,900 pins.
- Volunteering countless hours for SHARE, Family & Community Services Society, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver's signature charitable partner.
- Supporting 25 various local charitable and community organizations.
"We had a remarkable year and took the opportunity to showcase what the Hard Rock brand is all about. I am extremely proud of our team as they have delivered rock solid experiences for our guests and the community. Join us on December 20, as we celebrate an important milestone," said Raj Mutti, Executive Director at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver.
For a full list of details and promotions regarding Hard Rock Casino Vancouver's one year anniversary, or to purchase tickets for the Bif Naked and Everlast concert, please go to HardRockCasinoVancouver.com.
About Hard Rock Casino Vancouver:
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is situated in the thriving City of Coquitlam, British Columbia in Metro Vancouver and is home to unparalleled entertainment, dining and gaming offerings. With an 80,000 square foot casino floor, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver offers more than 950 interactive slot machines and popular table games such as blackjack, roulette, baccarat, poker, pai gow, craps, VIP high limit salons and others. With multiple performance spaces including a state-of-the-art 1,100 seat theatre, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver boasts the best in music, comedy, performance arts as well as local artists making their mark in the entertainment world. To complement the gaming and entertainment experience, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver serves a variety of culinary options and is home to chefs that dish up unique and flavourful fare in a modern atmosphere. Whether looking to indulge in breakfast, small bites before a concert or enjoy the bar scene with a drink in hand, the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has something for everyone. For the latest news and events, follow Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Facebook facebook.com/HardRockCasinoVancouver and Twitter twitter.comHardRockCasinoV.
The Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is owned and operated by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation under license from HRHH IP, LLC ("HRHH"). The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is the flagship property owned by an affiliate of HRHH.
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