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2013 Casino Entertainment Awards Nominees Announced

LAS VEGAS (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Global Gaming Expo has announced the nominees for the 2013 Casino Entertainment Awards, which will be will be presented Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the historic showroom at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in Downtown Las Vegas.

Hosted by comedian Louie Anderson, the Casino Entertainment Awards, are a part of the larger Global Gaming Expo which takes place at the Sands Expo and Convention Center from Sep. 23-26, 2013. The award show is open to G2E attendees with valid credentials and additional tickets will be made available to the public for purchase at the Plaza box office.

Award nominees for 2013 include:

  • Showroom/Theater of the Year: The Show at Agua Caliente Casino; Vinyl at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas; and The Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun.
  • Arena/Amphitheater of the Year: Mohegan Sun Arena; MGM Grand Garden Arena; and Thunder Valley Casino Resort Amphitheater.
  • Entertainment Executive of the Year: Tom Cantone, Mohegan Sun; Robyn Smith, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi; and David Swift, Pala Resort & Casino.
  • Independent Talent Buyer of the Year: Brian Knaff, Talent Buyers Network; Candace Mandracia, Live Nation; and Michael Scafuto, The M&M Group.
  • Booking Agent of the Year: Jeff Howard, APA Talent & Literary Agency; Steve Levine, ICM Partners; and Craig Newman, APA Talent & Literary Agency.
  • Comedian of the Year: Rita Rudner; George Wallace; and Ron White.
  • Musical Artist of the Year: Foreigner; The Oak Ridge Boys; and Rick Springfield.
  • Entertainer of the Year: Ronnie Dunn; Lynyrd Skynyrd; and Motley Crue.
  • – Staff Writers