Seven lucky couples to marry at The Mob Museum in Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day 2012

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The Mob Museum partners with VEGAS.com to launch MARRIED AT THE MOB MUSEUM promotion

LAS VEGAS, NV — The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and VEGAS.com, the most comprehensive Las Vegas travel website visited by more than 2.5 million visitors monthly, announce a promotion to award seven lucky couples with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to marry, renew their vows or formally commit to one another at The Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2012.

The promotion, MARRIED AT THE MOB MUSEUM, is highlighted by a special marriage ceremony conducted by former Las Vegas Mayor and former “go-to” mob defense attorney, Oscar B. Goodman, inside The Museum’s historic courtroom.   In 1950, the courtroom was the site of one of 14 nationwide Kefauver hearings to expose organized crime. It’s the same courtroom where Goodman once defended such notorious mobsters as Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal and Anthony “The Ant” Spilotro.  Goodman, who served three terms as Las Vegas Mayor from 1999 to 2011, is currently retained by the LVCVA as Chairman of the Host Committee, welcoming groups to Las Vegas.

The couples, to be chosen via random drawing on VEGAS.com, will make history themselves as the first members of the public to go inside The Museum on opening day. Winning couples will be flown to Las Vegas courtesy of the LVCVA and enjoy a three-day/two-night stay (February 13 and 14) in the Cabana Suites at the historic El Cortez Hotel once owned by Bugsy Siegel.  The prize package also includes flowers by Gaia, photography, a champagne brunch at MOB BAR following the early morning ceremony and a $250 shopping spree at Fashion Show mall on the famed Las Vegas Strip.  Winners will also receive expedited assistance with securing a marriage license in Las Vegas on February 13.

The promotion launches on January 16 and runs through January 31, 2012. Winners will be chosen and notified no later than February 1. For promotion details, eligibility, rules and regulations and to enter to win, visit www.vegas.com/weddings.

About The Mob Museum

The Mob Museum is a world-class destination in downtown Las Vegas dedicated to the thrilling story of organized crime and law enforcement. It presents an exciting and authentic view of the mob’s impact on Las Vegas history and its unique imprint on the world. True stories of mob history are brought to life in a bold and contemporary style via engaging exhibits, high-tech theater presentations and iconic artifact displays.  Admission is $18 plus tax for adults ages 18 and over with special pricing for children, seniors, military, law enforcement and teachers; and $10 plus tax for Nevada residents of all ages. Museum hours are Sundays through Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.    For more information, call 702-229-2734 or visit www.themobmuseum.org. Connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/themobmuseum  and on Twitter: @TheMobMuseum.

About VEGAS.com
VEGAS.com is the largest city destination travel website in the world with extensive, constantly updated information and a full range of travel products including Las Vegas hotels, Las Vegas air & hotel packages, Las Vegas shows, tours and golf. A state-of-the-art contact center provides customer support, expert information and sales 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to complement the information on www.VEGAS.com. VEGAS.com, through its Casino Travel & Tours unit, operates retail and concierge desks at more than 50 locations including the Palms, Paris, Harrah’s, Bally’s, Excalibur, New York-New York, Luxor and more. The company also offers a variety of excursions including city tours, the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon. VEGAS.com is a member of the Greenspun Family of Companies, privately owned and operating in Southern Nevada for more than 60 years.

About the LVCVA

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide, and also with operating the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center.  With approximately 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone and more than 10 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA mission centers on attracting ever-increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area.  For more information, go to www.lvcva.com or www.VisitLasVegas.com.

Contact:
FFW PR
Melissa Warren – 702-528-6016 or melissa@ffwpr.com
Eryn Sebelius – 702-234-6684 or eryn@ffwpr.com

The Mob Museum
Ceres Hill – 702-229-2711 or cereshill@themobmuseum.org

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