With the skyrocketing cost of airfare, Western New Yorkers looking to visit Las Vegas may not be able to afford the expense. Viva Las Vegas is the next best thing. Taking place on April 19, 2012 at the Tonawanda Castle, Viva Las Vegas will feature casino games such as poker and roulette that guests will play with faux money. It will also feature Vegas-style entertainment as well as hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and drinks. Proceeds from Viva Las Vegas will benefit the Maddie’s® Pet Rescue Project’s efforts to end the euthanasia of shelter dogs and cats in Erie County.
Viva Las Vegas kicks off at 6:30pm with performances by Miss Gay Pride Buffalo 2011, Veronica Lace, as well as top Elvis impersonator Patrick Johnson. At the end of the evening, the three guests with the highest amount of chips will win one of three prizes: a complimentary night at the award winning Mansion on Delaware, a $100 gift certificate to Orville’s,