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Rio Hotel & Casino to Host College Basketball Viewing Party March 21 & 22

Rio Hotel & Casino is setting the stage for an unforgettable college basketball viewing party on Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22 for the first round of the NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament. Starting at 9 a.m., the WOW Theater inside the resort will transform into the ultimate basketball lover’s dream, featuring an oversized projector screen with multiple games playing, plush seating and mouthwatering food and beverage options for purchase including classic stadium food and buckets of Corona, Modelo, Bud Light and Michelob Ultra.


Admission to the party is free and will not require any ticket purchases or RSVPs. Those interested in elevating the experience will have the opportunity to book a VIP table. Packages include:

  • Lower Level Table ($800) – Four wristbands, 20 drink tickets and eight food tickets
  • Booths ($600) – Three wristbands, 15 drink tickets and six food tickets
  • VIP Couch Seating ($400) – Two wristbands, 10 drink tickets and four food tickets


Following the party, basketball fans will still be able to catch all the action for the remainder of the tournament at various venues throughout the resort including:

  • Race & Sportsbook
  • Masquerade Bar
  • Shutters Bar


About the Rio Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
Located one block off the famed Las Vegas Strip on Flamingo Road, Rio Hotel & Casino Las Vegas features over 2,500 580 Sq. Ft. all-suite guest rooms, 220,000/sf of convention and meeting space, a 5-acre pool area, and a 150,000/sf casino with 40+ tables and 1000+ slot machines. Dreamscape’s plan for the resort’s future includes a property refresh, from dynamic new dining offerings to a variety of entertainment options.  Dreamscape’s intent is to preserve the property’s architecture and honor its legacy. The property will remain open throughout the renovations.

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Alden Tseng | Terri Maruca

Kirvin Doak Communications

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