Start your weekend off with $200 of slot play at the brand-new Horseshoe Casino Cleveland (216.297.4777, www.horseshoecleveland.com). Ohio’s first gambling destination, the high-energy casino features more than 96,000 square feet of non-stop action with 2,100 slot machines, 65 table games and a 30-table World Series of Poker room. Located in the Historic Higbee Building in the heart of downtown Cleveland, Horseshoe Casino is home to the best odds, highest limits and biggest jackpots around. The winner of the package also will enjoy four (4) tickets to The Spread, a multi-station buffet with seven specialty stations created by a team of chefs with Northeast Ohio roots. And, just in case the day’s winnings aren’t enough, the sweepstakes winner will also enjoy 25 percent off at the casino retail store.
Get some rest at the Hyatt Regency at the Arcade (216.575.1234, www.cleveland.hyatt.com), located in the heart of Downtown, steps away from the casino, the major sporting arenas and some of the area’s hottest nightlife districts. The package includes two (2) nights in two (2) of the Hyatt Regency’s spacious, tricked-out appointed guestrooms.
Across from the hotel on East 4th Street, Cleveland’s vibrant dining and entertainment district, challenge the guys to little friendly competition with a dinner ($150 value) and bowling package for four (4) at the Corner Alley (216.298.4070, www.thecorneralley.com) . And, for additional bragging rights, the package includes nine (9) holes of golf at any of the Cleveland Metroparks’ (440.232.7247, www.clemetparks.com/recreation/golf) eight golf courses. From a sporting par three at Shawnee Hills to the challenging championship layouts at Manakiki and Sleepy Hollow, there are plenty of options to try for a-hole-in-one weekend in Cleveland.
Complete the ultimate guy getaway weekend with lunch ($150 value) and a behind-the-scenes tour at award-winning Great Lakes Brewing Company (216.771.4404, www.greatlakesbrewing.com). The first microbrewery in the state of Ohio, Great Lakes Brewing Company’s consistently produces famous lagers and ales that the locals love so much they write songs about them. Of course, with beer there must be baseball, so the package includes four (4) premium seats to watch the Cleveland Indians (216.420.4200, www.cleveland.indians.mlb.com) take on the regional rival, the Detroit Tigers, on Saturday, September 15 at 4:05pm.
Before heading back to reality, the winners can grab enjoy Sunday Funday ($75 value) at Grumpy’s Café (216.241.5025, www.grumpys-cafe.com) in the laid-back Tremont neighborhood. Here, bring your own beer and dive into a plate steak and eggs, breakfast burritos, hearty pancakes and, of course, cajun home fries.
Contest entrants are welcome to enter multiple times in one month (once a day) or enter for a new contest each month at www.positivelycleveland.com/sweepstakes. Entries will be received until 5pm on Friday, August 31, 2012. The winner will be announced and notified on Tuesday, September 3, 2012. The weekend getaway package is scheduled for the weekend of September 14-16, 2012.
If you’re planning a meeting, reunion, vacation or weekend excursion to Cleveland Plus, call 800.321.1001, visit www.positivelycleveland.com or www.clevelandmeetings.com or follow @PositivelyCleve, @CleveMtgs or @flee2thecleve on Twitter.
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