The Palazzo and The Venetian Offer Hottest Seats in Vegas to Catch 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

The Palazzo Las Vegas and The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino have teamed up to bring basketball fans an opportunity to view one of the most anticipated sporting events in the country, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Throughout the month of March, basketball followers will be able to watch every heart pounding, buzzer-beating moment as their favorite teams shoot it out for a chance at collegiate glory. Adding to the excitement, for the first time in NCAA tournament history, fans will be able to watch the drama unfold of every single game as they will all be televised. Fanatics will be able to get their fever on at several different locations inside The Palazzo and The Venetian. Don’t miss any of the action, the emotion, and not to mention some of the best food, drink, and cocktails Las Vegas has to offer.

Grab a seat at Lagasse’s Stadium at The Palazzo, the top sports book in town, while dining on kicked-up bar food and beverages courtesy of Chef Emeril Lagasse. Basketball fans can catch all the action on over 100 HDTV’s, flat screen television tableside, plush stadium seating, and an outdoor patio decked with billiards and flat screens, while having easy access to placing wagers as Lagasse’s Stadium also doubles as the Palazzo’s race and sports book. Food and beverage minimums apply for all seated areas. If you would like to make dinner or Stadium seating reservations, please call Lagasse’s Stadium at 702.607.2665.

The Palazzo will also feature the games in other exciting venues, including Laguna Champagne Bar, an inviting atmosphere where guests can enjoy the basketball action paired with premium beverages in a high-end, luxurious environment. Fusion Mixology Bar, an energetic Latin-inspired ambience for sport fans, offers beautifully handcrafted cocktails created by award-winning bartenders and mixologists. Salute Bar showcases an impressive retro environment with a full service bar and comfortable seating to kick back and enjoy the games. All bars are located on the casino floor. For additional information, please visit

The Palazzo’s sister property, The Venetian, also has all of the basketball excitement covered at its own state-of-the-art Race and Sports Book, as well as Oculus Bar and La Scena Lounge, where an array of delicious libations are available for basketball fans. For additional information, please visit


  • Round 1: March 17-18
  • Round 2: March 19-20
  • Regional Semi-Finals: March 24-25
  • Regional Finals: March 26-27
  • National Semi-Finals: April 2
  • National Championship: April 4


  • Lagasse’s Stadium, Laguna Champagne Bar, Fusion Mixology Bar and Salute Bar located at The Palazzo Las Vegas, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd., South
  • The Venetian Race and Sports Book, Oculus Bar and La Scena located at The Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd., South

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