“We are excited to host what is probably the most iconic TV game show in history,” said Jim Gibson, director of marketing at Seminole Casino Immokalee.
IMMOKALEE, FL (PRWEB) April 26, 2012
Fans can “come on down” to The Price Is Right Live™ in The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Immokalee starting Friday, May 11. They’ll get a chance to win cash, prizes and those fabulous showcases. The acclaimed live version of America’s favorite and longest-running TV game show is hosted by TV personality Todd Newton.
Through Monday, June 18, matinees will be held on Sundays and Mondays at 2 p.m., with 8 p.m. shows on Fridays and Saturdays and 7 p.m. shows on Sundays. Must be 21 or older to attend. General admission tickets can be purchased for $25 at the Casino Cage or by calling 1-800-218-0007.
The traveling show by FremantleMedia, which also produces “The Price Is Right,” “The X Factor” and other TV shows, features classic fan-favorite games including Plinko, Cliff Hangers, The Big Wheel and Showcase Showdown. Since 2004, one million fans have seen The Price Is Right Live, during which time more than $10 million in cash and prizes have been given away. The show recently completed two successful runs at The Palace Theater at Bally’s Atlantic City.
“We are excited to host what is probably the most iconic TV game show in history,” said Jim Gibson, director of marketing at Seminole Casino Immokalee. “Seminole Casino is always looking for ways to bring fun and entertainment to our guests, and we are glad they have the opportunity to win those amazing showcase prizes.”
The Pavilion is a 700-seat entertainment venue that opened in February 2009 as part of the casino’s $22 million expansion. Numerous concerts have already been held in it, including Blood Sweat & Tears and David Allen Coe.
The Price Is Right Live host, Todd Newton, is well-known to television audiences for his work as host on E! Entertainment Television. For nearly a decade, he provided an all-access pass to red carpet events, movie premieres, behind-the-scenes of TV shows and celebrity interviews. Newton has hosted “Hollywood Showdown,” “Whammy!: The All-New Press Your Luck,” “Gameshow Marathon” and “Instant Millionaire” and is currently the host of “Family Game Night” on The Hub, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host. Todd Newton has won over fans everywhere with his exuberant personality and high-quality showmanship as host of The Price is Right Live.
About FremantleMedia North America
FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. production division of global media giant FremantleMedia. Based in Burbank, California, FMNA produces entertaining and innovative programs for network, cable, syndicated and online platforms, including the Emmy-nominated musical/reality phenomenon “American Idol” (FOX), “America’s Got Talent” (NBC), “Hole in the Wall” (Cartoon Network), “Let’s Make a Deal” (CBS), “Family Feud”, “The Price Is Right” (CBS) and The X Factor (FOX).
About FremantleMedia Enterprises & FremantleMedia
FremantleMedia is one of the leading creators and producers of entertainment brands in the world. FremantleMedia is part of the RTL Group, Europe's largest television and radio broadcast company, which is in turn 90 percent owned by Bertelsmann AG, one of the world's major media and entertainment companies. FremantleMedia’s worldwide production arm is responsible for many of the world’s highest rated prime time entertainment, drama, serial drama and factual entertainment programmes. FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home Entertainment around the world. The FremantleMedia Group (which includes FremantleMedia North America, UFA, talkbackTHAMES, FremantleMedia Australia and Original Productions amongst others) has operations in 22 countries, one of the most comprehensive global networks, creating nearly 10,000 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 60 formats and managing over 300 individual titles. FremantleMedia has some of the world’s most sought after and long running formats in its catalogue, and globally, produces such programmes as: Idols (co-produced with 19 Productions in the US), Hole In The Wall, Got Talent (co-produced with Syco in the UK and the US), The X Factor (co-produced with Syco in the UK), Take Me Out, Family Feud, The Price is Right, Farmer Wants A Wife, Gute Zeiten Schlechte Zeiten, and Neighbours.
About Seminole Casino Immokalee
Open 24/7, 365 days a year, Seminole Casino Immokalee is Southwest Florida’s premier gaming destination, with 1200 Las Vegas-style slots, from high-paying progressives, video poker and the industry’s newest titles like Tarzan, Betty Boop, and Grease Video Slots, themed for the hit movie. The 75,000-square-foot plus casino offers 34 live tables games, including Blackjack, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow, Let It Ride, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold ‘em, Texas Hold ‘em Bonus, Blackjack Switch, Spanish 21, and Casino War. It is also contains the Zig Zag Blackjack pit, where the Zig Zag Girlz play. The new Paradise Room is a high-stakes gaming parlor with Blackjack and Mini-Baccarat pit and a separate area for high limit slot machine play. The new WPT Poker Room has both limit and non-limit games. No limit Texas Hold ‘em poker tournaments are held Wednesday through Sunday. Bonus Hand and High Hand of the Day are also featured. Seminole Casino Immokalee participates in the Seminole Players Club Wild Card Rewards Program whereby players earn and redeem points at all Seminole Casinos throughout Florida.
Dining options include 1st Street Deli, Southwest Florida’s only authentic New York-style delicatessen. This award-winning restaurant is open 24 hours, serving late-night breakfast, lunch and dinner. The EE-TO-LEET-KE (“The Camp”) Grill serves the best and freshest dishes in Southwest Florida, including its signature authentic Seminole fry bread and fresh-from-scratch classic favorites. And new to the grill is JABBA SUSHI serving fresh hand rolled sushi, sashimi and other delights. The Zig Zag lounge, home of the Zig Zag Girlz, is “where the party never ends” with nightly live entertainment and no last call. Two, 42-inch HD televisions and a 103-inch screen at the Zig Zag bar air sporting events and other entertainment. A 10,000-square-foot Event Pavilion seating up to 700 guests is for large entertainment events, such as concerts, weddings, banquets, company outings and privately-held dances. With 1800 parking spaces, there’s always more than enough parking available at Seminole Casino Immokalee.
Seminole Casino Immokalee is easily accessible to all of Southwest Florida via I-75, and Southwest Florida International Airport is only a 45-minute drive from the casino. Located between Miami and Naples, north of Alligator Alley on Highway 846, it’s five blocks south of Highway 29. Approximately 30 minutes from Naples and Fort Myers, the casino is a 90-minute drive from Miami and Fort Lauderdale. For directions or other information call toll-free (800) 218-0007; fax (239) 658-0204 or write: 506 South 1st Street, Immokalee, Florida 34142; http://www.seminoleimmokaleecasino.com.