Quick-witted Comic Vinnie Favorito’s Contract Extended at Flamingo Las Vegas Through 2017

Infamous celebrity roaster and sharp-tongued comedian Vinnie Favorito is keeping his edgy style and impromptu, comedy genius at Flamingo Las Vegas for an additional six years after the end of his current contract which runs until 2011. Known nationwide for his masterful ability to improvise and crack off-the-cuff jokes, Favorito will continue his run in Bugsy’s Cabaret at Flamingo through 2017.

“How lucky am I to be able to hurl insults and poke fun at people for a living?” said Favorito. “The Flamingo has been so welcoming and encouraging and I’m ecstatic to continue my run with them for another six years.”

Vinnie Favorito has been making audiences laugh in Las Vegas for more than a decade. He recently marked his fifth year anniversary and 3,000th performance with Harrah’s Entertainment. Over the years, the comic has roasted many well-known celebrities including Tom Arnold, Larry King, Jerry Springer, Magic Johnson and Pat O’Brien, earning him the well-deserved reputation in Hollywood for being among the best celebrity roasters.

Favorito’s comedy genius plays on current events and preys on the audience. With no pre-planned skits or notes, Favorito relies on his stellar memory and quick wit to keep the show going and the audience roaring with laughter. Each audience member provides potential comedy fodder.

“Vinnie’s shows are never the same, yet they each result in the same hysterical laughter,” said Rick Mazer, president of Flamingo Las Vegas. “We look forward to sharing his playful and entertaining irreverence with our guests for another six years.”

Favorito performs inside Bugsy’s Cabaret at Flamingo Las Vegas nightly at 8 p.m. Tickets are $54.95 or VIP $65.95 (all inclusive). Show tickets can be purchased at the Flamingo Las Vegas box office, by phone at 702-733-3333 or by visiting www.flamingolasvegas.com.