LANCE BURTON PERFORMS FINAL SEVEN WEEKS AT MONTE CARLO

Last Chance to See Master Magician and Las Vegas Legend

LAS VEGAS, July 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Fans have only seven weeks left to see Master Magician Lance Burton until his historic run at Monte Carlo ends Saturday, Sept. 4. The final performance follows 14 years of captivating audiences at the resort’s Lance Burton Theatre. Beloved by fans worldwide and named Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best Magician” for 12 years running, Burton has been with Monte Carlo since its opening day on June 21, 1996 and is known as The Strip’s premier magician.

“It has been an honor and a pleasure to have Lance Burton headline at Monte Carlo for the last 14 years,” said Monte Carlo President & COO Anton Nikodemus. “We are proud to have called Lance a member of the MGM Resorts International family and wish him nothing but the best as he pursues a new chapter in his legendary career.”

Known for his astounding illusions and mesmerizing sleight-of-hand, Burton will continue to delight audiences at Monte Carlo through Labor Day Weekend, celebrating one of the longest and most fruitful partnerships in the history of Las Vegas entertainment.

Burton said, “Performing at Monte Carlo and introducing more than 5 million people to the world of magic has been a fantastic experience for me. I have loved every minute of this historic run and look forward to turning my attention to new opportunities.”

Lance Burton performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at The Lance Burton Theatre. Tickets for all upcoming performances are on sale and may be purchased by phone at (702) 730-7160 or online at www.montecarlo.com. For more information about Lance Burton visit his website at www.lanceburton.com.


Media Contacts:

Kim Diller
Kirvin Doak Communications
702-737-3100
Ashley Farkas
MGM Resorts International
702-650-7510