When I read the following from a recent press release from Caesars Entertainment, I immediately thought to myself, “I can’t believe a casino employee at any level would think up such an explosive politically incorrect ad!
O’SHEAS CASINO HOSTS “THE FINAL COUNTDOWN” CELEBRATION, DARES GUESTS TO
“DRINK US DRY”
Hosted by Lucky the Leprechaun, festivities to commemorate casino closing
include discounted memorabilia, live entertainment and drink specials
Suggested Tweet: It’s the final countdown! Party with @OsheasLasVegas before
4/30 at 12p and drink us dry with $1 draft and $4 shot specials
LAS VEGAS (April 24, 2012) – Beginning Saturday, April 28 at noon, O’Sheas
Casino will begin “The Final Countdown,” a celebration to commemorate the
beloved property’s history. During the casino’s final hours, guests will
experience the luck of the Irish as they are rewarded with discounted
memorabilia, live entertainment and drink specials for supporting the small
Strip-front property for nearly 23 years. O’Sheas will permanently close at
noon on Monday, April 30, 2012. A smaller version of the popular casino will
re-open in a dedicated area within The LINQ, a $550 million dollar
entertainment, retail and dining corridor set to open in 2013.
Hosted by Lucky the Leprechaun, O’Sheas will continue its tradition as the
unsurpassed Strip-side venue to let loose with special offers:
Daily “Drink Us Dry” Specials:…………..
A few hours later I read a “corrected” press release. Surprise! “Drink us Dry” was totally eliminated. Methinks some heads may roll over this!
And by the way, Channel 8 must not have received the “corrected” news release. This morning they were mentioning this “Drink us Dry” promotion.