With the Super Bowl countdown underway, Las Vegas is preparing to welcome more than 310,000 football fans with parties to fit almost any budget.
The club offers packages with names such as the First Down, which includes a limited open bar for $100 a person, and the Hail Mary, which for $35,000 seats up to 20 and includes two buckets of Coors Light, a dozen Red Bulls, 12 bottles of water and one bottle of Armand de Brignac Champagne. Information and table reservations: (702) 770-7300.
There’s no admission charge for folks merely wanting to order drinks from the bar, but guests must be at least 21
Other options along Las Vegas Boulevard:
--Chayo Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar, a newly opened restaurant in the Linq retail and entertainment district will serve up lobster tacos (two for $10, with a draft beer) and two-for-one house margaritas.
--The Pub at Monte Carlo has an all-you-can-eat package for $60 and an all-you-can-eat-and-drink deal for $125. With more than 300 beers on the menu, the place promises plenty of alternatives to the popular brews sure to be plugged in Super Bowl commercials.
Vegas' sports books are also expected to be packed over the weekend. Last year, gamblers in Nevada wagered just shy of $99 million, a record, on the big game, according to the state’s Gaming Control Board.