March Madness Las Vegas 2018

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March Madness is the pinnacle for any basketball fan and while you can attend tournament games throughout the country or take the action in at home, but nothing creates an atmosphere quite like Las Vegas. March Madness tips off this year on March 15th, but when it comes to Las Vegas there is more to experience than just showing up to watch the games.

Splash Magazines Worldwide is going to help you make the most of your Las Vegas experience so that you can enjoy all of the nonstop basketball action, last second buzzer beaters and wagers galore all while finding the best places to enjoy cocktails, world-class food and the biggest televisions in the world.

LIBRE MEXICAN CANTINA: Drink deals go hand in hand with celebrating a win or sulk a loss. Check out the deals over at Libre Mexican Cantina which include $8 pitchers, $15 domestic buckets, and $20 import buckets!

THE STILL: CRAFTS, DRAFTS & EATS: The Still offers a great bar area and an open environment with plenty of room for large groups! Offering a $125 food and beverage minimum, indulge in a variety of game time bites including their new deliciously healthy options.

CLIQUE BAR & LOUNGE: For a laid-back vibe, grab a seat at CliQue Bar and Lounge and tune in to the games with curated craft cocktails and their brand-new food menu.  Whether you are just a few friends or a large group, you will find comfort in the ample couch seating.

HEARTHSTONE KITCHEN & CELLAR: Need some fuel to keep the energy going while you cheer your team on?  Try the Mayhem Special at Hearthstone Kitchen and Cellar! With the $15 burger and beer, and $8 beer pitchers, the March Mayhem Special is the perfect game day deal!

BORRACHA MEXICAN CANTINA:  Offering deals on their beers and brackets, Borracha Mexican Cantina is featuring $8 pitchers, $15 domestic buckets, and $20 import buckets that are best paired with loaded quesadillas, chimichangas, tacos, nachos and more!

Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts will be celebrating all the college hoops action with a variety of food and beverage specials with courtside-worthy seats from Thursday, March 15 to Sunday, March 18. For more information or to book a package, please visit


Mobile Sports Betting and More – New This Season

For those who don’t want to miss a minute of the action on the court, guests can now place a sports wager from anywhere in Nevada. The all-new Caesars SportsCaesars Entertainment’s mobile sports book wagering app, allows guests to skip the lines and bet on their favorite teams without leaving their seat, directly from their mobile device. With the app, guests can also earn Total Rewards® points, which can then be redeemed at Caesars Entertainment resorts.

Providing convenient access to on-property dining options without having to wait in lines, Caesars Entertainment has launched mobile ordering for any guests at nearly 15 eateries throughout its Las Vegas resorts, including Caesars Palace, The Cromwell, Harrah’s Las Vegas, The LINQ Hotel & Casino and Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. With just a couple taps on a smart phone via text messaging, guests can get food and drinks from select restaurants on property delivered directly to their seat at the race and sports book.


Caesars Palace

Race & Sports Book

Consistently recognized among the best places in Las Vegas for sports betting, the newly remodeled Race & Sports Book at CaesarsPalace is an environment where energy runs high and winning runs rampant. Las Vegas bettors and college basketball enthusiasts alike can follow all the action on a 138 feet LED video wall capable of 96 different screen configurations, the largest on the Las Vegas Strip.

In addition to the sprawling video display, the Sports Book at Caesars Palace also makes hearing your game easier and better than ever with personalized ListenWifi technology, allowing you to stream sound for any game shown through the ease of an iPhone or Android device. Caesars Palace is the only Race & Sports Book on the Strip with this advanced audio technology. In addition, the Sports Book boasts four distinct sound zones, so guests won’t miss a minute of the action. Food and Beverage packages at the Caesars Palace Race & Sports Book start at $100++.

Caesars Palace Race & Sports Book; Photo Credit: Caesars Palace

Alto Bar

The largest bar at Caesars Palace, Alto Bar, is the perfect spot for all the hoops action and is conveniently located steps away from Caesars Palace’s famous Race & Sports Book. For $299++ per day, guests can enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat buffet, or can reserve a package for $750++ for three-days. Guests looking for the ultimate hoops on the Strip experience can book the “He Got Game” package in the bar’s private room for $10,000 for a group of 20 friends, which includes a food & drink package and team jersey of choice for each member of the group.

Montecristo Cigar Bar

Catch all the excitement at Montecristo Cigar Bar. Guests can reserve their own personal “Living Room” setups in the Montecristo Library, featuring games on the floor-to-ceiling video wall, or relax in the ambiance of the Courtyard while watching your team on one of several flat screen TVs. Package options include:

  • Library VIP seating includes two chairs and one table with access to two flat screens and the video wall. Reservations are $500++ and include a bucket of domestic beer and Montecristo cigar for each guest.
  • Library Sectionals include a large sectional couch with access to two flat screens and the video wall. Seats two to three guests. Reservations are $500++, which includes one bucket of domestic beer and a Montecristo cigar for each guest.
  • Library Living Rooms located in front of the video wall include a sumptuous leather couch with two oversize leather arm chairs with two tables. These areas seat four to five guests comfortably and include two buckets of beer as well as a Montecristo cigar for each guest. Reservations are $1000++ per Living Room.
  • Courtyard VIP Sectional Seating is located in a more private area of the lounge, and includes a combination of couches and chairs with your access to the two large flat screens. Areas will comfortably seat four to six guests. Reservations are $1000++ and include two buckets of beer as well as a Montecristo cigar for each guest.
  • Courtyard Man Cave located in the unique courtyard area of Montecristo, featuring four oversize chairs and a table with a large flat screen TV located directly in front of you. Your area will comfortably seat four guests. Reservations are $1000++ and include two buckets of beer as well as a Montecristo cigar for each guest.

Vista Cocktail Lounge

Enjoy this intimate ultra-lounge setting with drink specials, bottle service and food available from Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill. Table service is available for four, six and eight guests, and starts at $500++.

Bally’s Las Vegas

Race & Sports Book

Bally’s Race & Sports Book is the perfect basketball lover’s hideaway, located on the lower level of the hotel and casino. With drink specials, multiple big-screen projections and high-definition televisions, the action is non-stop. Drink packages are available, ranging from $25 to $125++.


The Cromwell

Sports Book

Grab a seat at The Cromwell’s new sportsbook and enjoy all the action on its 32-foot-long by nine-foot-tall LED video wall that will make you feel like you’re courtside. Packages start at $250++ and include a bucket of beers or three drink tickets and a voucher to Eatwell for choice of one pizza or order of Barbary Dogs.

The Cromwell Sportsbook; Photo Credit: The Cromwell


For those who prefer intimate lounge seating and craft cocktails with their basketball, Bound is the perfect spot. For $150++, guests can enjoy prime views of The Cromwell Sports Book, three drink tickets and a voucher to Eatwell for choice of one pizza or order of Barbary Dogs.



Head to this lively central casino bar for Hoops on the Strip fun and excitement. For $150++ packages include three drink tickets and a voucher to Eatwell for choice of one pizza or order of Barbary Dogs.


Flamingo Las Vegas

Garden Bar

Located at the heart of Flamingo Las Vegas, Garden Bar features a laid back atmosphere and tropical twist to all the tournament action. Food and beverage packages start at $75++ per person and includes a bucket of beers and food from Café To Go. Raffle prizes will be up for grabs throughout the games. Packages available Saturday and Sunday only.


5 O’ Clock Somewhere Bar

Whisk away to Margaritaville at 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar for a slam dunk experience. Food and beverage packages start at $75++ per person, and include a bucket of beers, snacks, large projector screen and beer pong to keep the competitive atmosphere going throughout the games.

Harrah’s Las Vegas

Sports Book

Catch all the games on more than 40 HDTVs, as well as two giant screens, at Harrah’s Las Vegas’ recently renovated Race & Sports Book. Food and drink packages with premium seating start at $150++. Don’t miss out on prizes, giveaways and fun at Harrah’s Las Vegas.

Carnaval Court

College basketball meets an open-air street party at the center of the Strip at Carnaval Court. Your outdoor man cave comes complete with a VIP table for six guests and a bottle of Skyy Vodka, with packages starting at $350++.


The LINQ Hotel & Casino

The POOL at The LINQ

Why be courtside when you can enjoy the games poolside? The POOL at The LINQ has all the college tournament action covered with a $99++ package that includes a premium game day buffet featuring Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar’s famous wings, giveaways and more. Cabanas can also be reserved for an additional cost.

Paris Las Vegas

Le Bar Du Sport

Conveniently located adjacent to the Race & Sports Book area, Le Bar Du Sport will offer a variety of food and beverage packages with comfortable seating. Packages range from $25 to $200++.

Burger Brasserie

Burger Brasserie offers a French interpretation of a classic American staple—the hamburger—in a lively sports bar environment. The restaurant will open early at 8 a.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. A special game day menu will be available all weekend long including breakfast dishes.


Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

Man Caves at Planet Hollywood

While still located in the midst of the tournament madness, Planet Hollywood Man Caves offer exclusive experience fit for you and your friends to camp out and catch all the action. Located at the London Club space on The Mezz., the Man Caves include:

  • Complimentary Premium Drinks
  • Private buffet with high-end food offerings
  • Exclusive living room viewing space
  • Giveaways by Miller Lite and Coors Light Models
  • Broadcast of all four regions


Man Caves at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino;

Photo Credit: Kabik Photo Group


Ringer Wings, Pizza & Sliders will offer food and beverage packages starting at $125 along with drink specials.

Heart Bar will offer drink specials all tournament long that include $8 Miller Lite and Coors Light, $13 Absolut Bloody Mary or El Jimador Bloody Maria and $13 Crown Royal or Crown Apple Shots.

Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino


With televisions lining the entire space, iBar offers prime accommodations for college basketball fanatics. For $150++, guests receive a food and drink package along with opening seating available throughout the weekend.


Sports Deli

For guests watching the games from the Rio Sports Book, head to Sports Deli to pick-up a game day food package ($75++) complete with two orders of mozzarella sticks, 24 wings, a five-topping pizza and a bucket of domestic beers.


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