Cake, Polo, Clydesdales & Jousting for Las Vegas’ South Point

LAS VEGAS, NV – South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa in Las Vegas will feature an interesting combination in mid-June. Free Cake, Polo America Arena Open demonstration, the Budweiser Clydesdales and Ultimate Jousting Championships take center-stage to start the second half of 2011.

The week kicks off with $1 Budweiser drafts at all casino bars from June 13th through June 17th to celebrate the arrival of the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales. “Grooming Day” follows on June 14th as the media is invited to take part in grooming the majestic horses.

The 14th is also a special day in the casino as South Point celebrates Flag Day with free cake and champagne from noon until 10pm in the Grandview Lounge. The casino party will feature live music, double points on video poker, five times points on reel slots and free US Flag lapel pins for all guests.

Continuing the event-packed day on Tuesday, Polo America will hold a media preview day from 5:00am until 6:00pm. For the first time ever, the game of Polo comes to Las Vegas with Polo America Expo 2011. Members of the media will be able to interact with polo players and ponies and watch demonstrations of the game.

Later in the week, the Clydesdales return for a party in the South Point Arena featuring free Budweiser, photo opportunities and riding demonstrations. The party, which takes place from 7:00 – 9:00pm on June 17th, features live music, barbeque food and is open to the public. The party also serves as a welcome for the arena’s weekend entertainment, Ultimate Jousting Championship. On hand, will be celebrity members of this full-contact, heavy-armored jousting event including champion Charlie Andrews. This brutally real competition features former soldiers, bull riders, MMA fighters and football players. This sanctioned event takes place on Saturday, June 18th with doors opening at 5:30pm.

Director of Marketing Tom Mikovits said of the mid-year celebrations, “Whether you like free cake, free beer, horses or a full contact mauling, we have you covered. There’s always something for everyone at South Point, and this time we mean everyone. And yes, this week I guess you can have your cake and watch someone eat it too.”

About South Point

The South Point ( is a 2,200-room resort in Las Vegas, Nevada providing affordable luxury while catering to visitors and locals alike. This casino destination features a world-class spa, bowling center, nine restaurants, showroom, equestrian arena, convention center, exhibit hall, bingo and all of the casino games that made Las Vegas famous. The South Point opened in 2005 with a large casino expansion in Summer 2010.

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Tom Mikovits: 702.797.8112
South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa