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Harrah's Lake Tahoe Adds Some Heat To The Mountains With The Debut Of PEEK Nightclub

Mega-Celebrity and Power-Socialite Paris Hilton Hosts Party as Part of Grand Opening on Presidents' Weekend

STATELINE, Nev., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Lake Tahoe proudly announces the debut of PEEK Nightclub, elevating its presence in the nightlife arena, featuring an opening weekend mega-party with international socialite, Paris Hilton, on Saturday night, Feb. 16. With a world-renowned reputation for premium nightlife events and venues, Caesars Entertainment and Harrah's Lake Tahoe continue their dedication to innovate and meet every guest's desire by providing state-of-the-art live entertainment in the greater Lake Tahoe region.

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"I'm excited to host the grand opening of PEEK at Harrah's Lake Tahoe with the Beatclan," said Paris Hilton.

"With more than $1 million in entertainment plans and renovations to the existing space, PEEK will redefine Tahoe nightlife and rival top nightclubs throughout the United States," said John Koster, Regional President of Harrah's Lake Tahoe.  "Harrah's and Lake Tahoe are resort destinations known well both nationally and internationally and by adding a premier nightclub, like PEEK, will only solidify Harrah's Lake Tahoe as a 'place-to-be-and-be-seen' on the nightlife entertainment map," continued Koster.  

Featuring over 6,700-square-feet of optimal nightlife and live entertainment space, PEEK's new footprint includes 40 intimate VIP sections, including some of today's most highly touted nightclub amenities.  With the capability to provide full scale music performances, PEEK will host some of the World's biggest names in entertainment, including big-named Vegas, Miami, NY, and L.A. DJ's.

Partnering with one of Las Vegas' revered event production and design companies in Bar Back USA, guests to PEEK can expect unmatched VIP offerings and superior customer service.  Aerial shows will keep the energy going  as the PEEK performers entertain from several stories above the already hot dance floor – PEEK is destined to become one of the nation's best-known nightclubs in no time.

For the latest on upcoming entertainment and celebrity appearances at PEEK, visit www.peeknightclub.com.  Join us on facebook and twitter (PeekTahoe @PeekTahoe) for insider information and the latest promotions.  To book a VIP area and for bottle service reservations, call 775.586.6705.

About Harrah's Lake Tahoe

Combining a special blend of luxury, beauty, great guest service and casino entertainment, Harrah's Lake Tahoe maintains a long tradition as one of the most highly rated and popular resort casinos in the country.  Owned and operated by Caesars Entertainment Corporation, Harrah's is located on the south shore of Lake Tahoe, North America's largest alpine lake, central to unequaled year-round outdoor recreation and America's largest concentration of ski resorts.   A timeless creation, Harrah's 18-story, 512 room hotel, which includes two full floors of ultra-luxurious suites, reflects the natural beauty of the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe.  Harrah's leads the way in entertainment with exclusive production shows and many of the brightest stars in show business appearing in the legendary South Shore Room. After hours, the showroom is transformed into Northern Nevada's newest and hottest nightspot, Peek Nightclub!  To top it all off, Harrah's Lake Tahoe is world famous for fun-filled and exciting 24-hour casino action.  The 70,000 square-foot casino is highlighted by an elegant, contemporary interior design incorporating warm, vibrant colors and dark wood soffits, column treatments and accents.  For more information, please visit www.TotalRewardsTahoe.com.

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