Harrah’s Rincon Announces Same-sex Wedding Package

Wednesday September 3, 2008

Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort San Diego North announces the availability of wedding and commitment ceremony opportunities for same-sex partners. Titled Love Has No Limits, Harrah's Rincon has designed wedding options that offer couples everything from a formal ceremony to a Las Vegas-style event complete with celebrity impersonators. As an added feature, Harrah's is also offering couples the opportunity to "Marry in San Diego, Honeymoon in Paris," where couples can have their wedding ceremony and reception at Harrah's Rincon and spend their honeymoon at the luxurious Paris Las Vegas.

"We want this community to know we welcome them to our resort for their commitment ceremonies and receptions. Harrah's Rincon Senior Vice President and General Manager Janet Beronio stated. "And we're thrilled that our sister property, Paris Las Vegas, is partnering with us to offer a complete wedding and honeymoon option."

"We are excited that we are now able to offer marriage ceremonies for all couples in love, including those who are a part of the LGBT community," stated Vice President of Marketing, Marcus Higgins. "We are delighted that Las Vegas residents, David Mikowski and his partner of 10 years Toby Romzek, will be one of the first Love Has No Limits couples to marry here at Harrah's Rincon on August 20th."

Harrah's Entertainment is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment for employees, guests and communities. As the only gaming organization to obtain a perfect score on the HRC's Corporate Equality Index Harrah's is committed to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. Harrah's recently received HRC's 2008 Best Place to work for LGBT Equality. Harrah's Entertainment has endorsed the passage of a Federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act to ensure that no employee in the United States may be fired for their sexual orientation or gender expression. This year Harrah's Entertainment is a major sponsor of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). The Harrah's Foundation was also a sponsor of this year's Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Media Awards (GLAAD) held in Los Angeles and televised on the Bravo Network.

At the local level, Harrah's Rincon has been a supporter of the work of the HRC while Paris Las Vegas has emerged as the leading gaming destination for Gay and Lesbian travelers. Recently, Paris Las Vegas hosted the International Gay & Lesbian Leadership Conference for national LGBT elected officials and hosted the 2nd annual Gay Days and Nights Las Vegas. Honeymoon in Paris (Las Vegas) package available at www.gayparislasvegas.com. For more details about the Love Has No Limits wedding options, call Harrah's Rincon Group Sales at 1-877-777-2457, ext. 3251, e-mail [email protected] or visit the website at www.harrahsrincon.com and click on Love Has No Limits.