South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa Hosts Brendan Gaughan Celebrity Blackjack Tournament, Oct. 12

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 25, 2023)—South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa will host the Brendan Gaughan Celebrity Blackjack Tournament on Thursday, October 12 from 4 – 7 p.m. Participants will get to play alongside some of NASCAR’s top drivers and other celebrities to officially kickoff the South Point 400 weekend.
The event is star-studded with celebrity players including former NASCAR Cup Champion Kevin Harvick, NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace, current NASCAR star Chris Buescher, former Xfinity Series champion Daniel Hemric, ex-Vegas Golden Knights captain Deryk Engelland and NBC Sports announcer Rick Allen. More celebrity players will be added as the event draws closer.
Fans who purchase a spot for a team of three will have the chance to play throughout the night with the celebrities. Participants will also get to enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres prior to starting the tournament. The buy-in price for a team of three is $1,200 and includes $5,000 in playing chips for each player. No individual signups are available for this tournament. Former NASCAR driver and event host Brendan Gaughan will deal the final round of the night. The team who wins first place will receive $5,000. Second and third place teams will receive $3,000 and $2,000 respectively. Fourth and fifth place teams will receive dinner for two to Silverado Steak House or Don Vito’s and dinner for two to Baja Miguel’s or Primarily Prime Rib respectively for each player.
The proceeds from the event will benefit the Las Vegas chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities. For a full list of participants and how to purchase a buy-in, please visit:

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About South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape. Each oversized guest room features state-of-the-art LED televisions as well as WiFi with high-speed internet connections. Guests visiting South Point Hotel will experience affordable luxury through a casino offering top-of-the-line gaming technology, over 2,200 slot and video poker machines, more than 60 table games and a separate race and sports book area, 11 restaurants, including the award-winning Michael’s Gourmet Room, world-class Costa Del Sur Spa and Salon, a 400-seat showroom featuring headliner entertainment, a 700-seat Bingo room, a 16-screen Cinemark movie complex, a state-of-the-art 64-lane bowling center, a 52,000-square foot Conference Center and an 80,000-square foot Exhibit Hall. South Point Hotel is also home to the Tournament Bowling Plaza, a multi-million dollar professional bowling tournament facility. In addition, South Point Hotel has the finest equestrian event facility in the country. The 240,000 square feet of event space features three climate-controlled arenas, vet clinic, feed store, more than 1,200 climate-controlled stalls and plays host to some of the country’s most unique events. South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa is at 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89183.

“Official Hotel and Casino of Las Vegas Motor Speedway” and sponsor of the October 2023 Las Vegas NASCAR cup race, South Point 400.

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