Penn & Teller Named Casino Entertainers of the Year

402504LAS VEGAS — Magic duo Penn & Teller were named Casino Entertainers of the Year at the Global Gaming Expo’s (G2E) third annual Casino Entertainment Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sept. 30, 2015.

Little River Band was named Musical Artist of the Year and Ron White won Comedian of the Year at the awards ceremony held as part of the week’s G2E conference and tradeshow at the Sands Expo.

Charo presented Jerry Lewis with the Casino Entertainment Legend award. The iconic comedian first performed in Vegas showrooms in the early 1950s.

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H.C. Rowe, executive director of The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, also received a Casino Entertainment Legend award, which recognizes lifetime achievement in the casino entertainment industry.

Presented by G2E and the American Gaming Association (AGA), the Casino Entertainment Awards, are the only awards exclusively honoring outstanding artists, executives and venues in the casino entertainment industry.  Photography by Mark Damon/Las Vegas News Bureau

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