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More Than $3 Million in Cash and Prizes Up for Grabs With Monopoly at the Venetian(R) and the Palazzo(R) Las Vegas

Bet Big, Win Big, This Summer With a Chance to Win $50,000!

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/14 -- This summer, Grazie™ loyalty card holders can Bet Big and Win Bigger with Monopoly at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas. Two-hundred thousand prizes are up for grabs, from June 1 through July 31, 2014, including four-day/three-night Sandals Resorts Luxury Included® Vacations, one million November Grazie Gifts event points, and the chance to win $50,000, among other prizes.

To participate, players must be members of the Grazie Loyalty Program. For every 500 slot reward points earned, players receive an official game piece. Upon check-in at either The Venetian or The Palazzo, guests will receive a yellow starter game piece with a free slot play offer and two collect and win pieces. Official game pieces can only be earned by Grazie members for every 500 slot reward points earned during the promotion. A maximum of 20 game pieces can be earned per guest per day.

"Players are very excited about our partnership with Monopoly," said John Caparella, president and COO of The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo. "We have more than $3 million in cash and prizes for players to win, including a Grazie motorcycle, show tickets, and dinners. And with a one-in-four chance to win on the Instant Win game piece, this is the summer to play at The Venetian and The Palazzo."

There are two ways to win on the official game piece:

  • Collect and Win: Each game piece has two collect-and-win pieces. Each piece is half of a Monopoly token. Collect two halves and win that prize!
  • Instant Win: Each game piece has four Instant Win squares. Scratch only one square and win the prize that is revealed.

Social media will also be used for guests to follow along online. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram will be utilized to feature winners, and keep guests updated on events surrounding the Monopoly promotion.

About The Venetian Las Vegas®
The Venetian Las Vegas is one of the world's most iconic resort and convention destinations. Recreating Venice's legendary landmarks, the LEED® EB Gold-certified luxury resort offers unmatched service and quality for leisure and corporate guests. With suites ranging from a standard 650-square-foot Luxury Suite to the luxurious 10,000-square-foot Chairman Suite, the all-suite resort boasts more than 4,000 of Las Vegas' most lavish accommodations. Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian features extensive services for meetings and conventions, in addition to world-class leisure amenities, like Grand Canal Shoppes®, an indoor streetscape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers; the award-winning Canyon Ranch SpaClub®; best-in-class casino gaming; exquisite restaurants; and a wide variety of entertainment including the party musical "ROCK OF AGES," Motown® headliners Human Nature, and the all-female comedy series LIPSHTICK - THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND UP. Guests can earn points while they eat, sleep, shop and play with Grazie, the premier loyalty program. The Venetian and its sister resort, The Palazzo Las Vegas, hold the distinction of being the first-ever Alliance Resorts in the InterContinental Hotel Group® global portfolio. For additional information, visit venetian.com, follow on Twitter @venetianvegas and interact on Facebook at facebook.com/venetianlasvegas.

ABOUT THE PALAZZO® LAS VEGAS
With more than 3,000 spacious suites, luxury shopping, world-class dining and entertainment, the Silver LEED®-certified Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to new heights. Ranked as one of the top 25 hotels in the U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure "World's Best Awards," the AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four Star-Award winning resort is highlighted by a flagship 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York. Grand Canal Shoppes® at The Venetian and The Palazzo features more than 160 luxury boutiques, specialty brands and world-class restaurants nestled around a charming and faithful reproduction of Venice's Grand Canal, complete with cobbled walkways, street side cafes and live entertainment. Signature brands include Jimmy Choo, Diane von Furstenberg, Christian Louboutin, Kenneth Cole, Dooney & Bourke, Hervé Léger and Swarovski. The all-suite resort offers plush and opulent accommodations ranging from a Luxury Suite at an unprecedented 720 square feet to the 8,000-square-foot Chairman suite with private terraces and plunge pools. The Palazzo also offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning chefs such as Carnevino by Mario Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse. Other unique offerings include PANDA!, an unprecedented theatrical spectacle; the chic dining and nightlife hotspot, LAVO; the world's largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub; the ultimate sports bar, sportsbook and restaurant on the Strip, Lagasse's Stadium; and Prestige at The Palazzo -- an exclusive space designed to offer the sophisticated traveler an elevated level of services and amenities. Guests can earn points while they eat, sleep, shop and play with Grazie, the premier loyalty program. The Palazzo and its famed sister resort, The Venetian Las Vegas, are the first ever Alliance Resorts in the InterContinental Hotel Group global portfolio. For additional information, visit The Palazzo website at palazzolasvegas.com, follow on Twitter @palazzovegas and interact on Facebook at facebook.com/palazzolasvegas.

About Grazie ™
Earn points when you EAT, SLEEP, SHOP & PLAY with Grazie, The Venetian and The Palazzo's premier loyalty program. Grazie rewards guests for staying in the resorts' suites, dining at the restaurants, shopping at the boutiques, and gaming in the casinos. Guests will enjoy the services and amenities available at two world class resorts with the ease and usability of just one card and one program. Guests playing on qualifying slot and video poker can earn three types of points: Status Points, Slot Reward Points and Grazie Gift Points. Slot Reward Points can be redeemed for a choice of slot credits or resort comps. By linking their Grazie account to their hotel reservation, guests can earn Status Points for all suite charges including: restaurant meals, show tickets, spa services, nightclub drinks, participating shop purchases, suite rates and in-suite charges. Grazie offers three levels of membership: Grazie, Gold and Platinum. A guest's membership level determines the rate at which points are earned and the higher the level, the faster points are earned. For additional information, please call Grazie at 877.2GRAZIE or 702.414.4116.

About Sandals Resorts
With 15 stunning beachfront settings, Sandals Resorts has earned a worldwide reputation for providing two people in love with the most romantic vacation experience in the Caribbean. Sandals Resorts welcomes guests to the islands of Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, The Bahamas, Barbados and Grenada with a myriad of exclusive amenities from luxurious accommodations and Butler service to gourmet specialty dining and premium wines and spirits. The award-winning Sandals Resorts is also the perfect venue for dream destination weddings, vow renewals, honeymoons, or what Sandals Resorts has coined WeddingMoons®. For more information on Sandals Resorts Luxury Included® experience, please visit www.sandals.com.

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