The Sporting House Bar & Grill Kicks Off New Promotions for 2011 Football Season

LAS VEGAS - The Sporting House at New York-New York Hotel & Casino kicks off the 2011 NFL and collegiate football seasons this week with a bang! As teams get ready to march down the field, guests can score with promotions including Thursday Night Bucket Night, Sunday Night Touchdown Table and Monday Night Blitz while enjoying delicious food in a family-friendly atmosphere.

"For many, the beginning of fall means back-to-school and cool weather, but for sports fans, it's all about the beginning of the football season," said Lea Cooper, Marketing Director of New York-New York Hotel & Casino. "The Sporting House provides something for everyone: incredible energy for all football fanatics, a family-friendly environment with an upstairs arcade for the kids and delectable food and beverage options for all."

Sunday Night Touchdown Table
Sponsored by Corona and Absolut, as guests arrive for the featured game of the night they'll receive a "Touchdown Card" labeled either "Defense," "Special Teams" or a designated offensive player's name. If the table's offensive player scores or the defense or special teams completes the action on the card, the table receives a complimentary bucket of beer or a round of cocktails.

Monday Night Blitz
Sponsored by Miller, Corona and Crown Royal, a $25 admission fee will provide guests entry into the "Miller Lite Party Pavilion" located on the second floor of The Sporting House. Guests will also receive an all-you-can-eat buffet pass (expires at the end of the third quarter) and the opportunity to participate in games including football toss and beer pong. Game contest winners will receive a food and beverage credit and game card for free arcade play.

Thursday Night Bucket Night
Sponsored by Corona, guests enjoy a bucket of Corona or Corona Light for $30 and a two-pound bucket of delicious buffalo wings for only $19.95.

The Sporting House is open Sunday - Thursday from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. - 12 a.m. Throughout football season, The Sporting House opens at 9 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, call (702) 740-6766.

About The Sporting House Bar & Grill
The ultimate destination for fans, The Sporting House is a 33,000 square foot sports bar and restaurant located on the ground floor of New York-New York Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas. Boasting an unrivaled atmosphere and unbeatable access to each day's best matchups, The Sporting House has more than 130
HD video monitors throughout the two-story facility, including two 16-foot screens inside The Screening Room. The menu features a wide variety of dishes, including American classics and unique spins on sports favorites. There is a game for everyone at The Sporting House Game Center, which features more than 10,000 square feet of interactive and competitive sports-themed attractions.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Scott Ghertner / Kristen Cadenhead, MGM Resorts International
sghertner@mgmresorts.com / kcadenhead@mgmresorts.com
(702) 650-7565