Daily Archives: July 31, 2009

‘Entourage’ Star Jeremy Piven to Host WWE Raw with Shaquille O’Neal

WWE reports that Emmy-winning Entourage star Jeremy Piven is set to host the August 3rd episode of Monday Night RAW from Connecticut.  Piven, who plays Hollywood agent Ari Gold on the HBO series, will share hosting duties with NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal. Each week, celebrities from the world of sports, television, music, and film host Monday Night Raw, which airs live episodes each week at 9 p.m. on the USA Network.JeremyPiven

Other than Piven and O’Neal, WWE is still considering booking wrestlers as guest hosts, with Dusty Rhodes lined up as a possible host and The Godfather confirmed for the upcoming Las Vegas show. 

WWE stated that its primary focus for getting the Entourage star is to use its entertainment/media relations department to grab recognizable celebrities for the ongoing hosting angle.

Piven is also set to star in an upcoming comedy flick The Goods: Live Hard Sell Hard which comes to theaters on August 14.

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Bikini Blackjack Offers Las Vegas Eye Candy to Boost Revenue

There is now an added incentive to want to double-down in Las Vegas.  Everywhere you turn,  more and more Las Vegas casinos are changing out their neatly dressed dealers, replacing with scantily clad ones to boost revenues.  For one, the Stratosphere is bringing gambling outdoors for the summer, featuring bikini-clad blackjack dealers who are overseeing a gambling pit on the resort’s eighth-floor pool deck. bikiniblackjack

The pit with the mostest is available for customers from noon to 7 p.m. Fridays through Sundays during the summer months.  Eye tests are free. 

The Stratosphere recently completed a renovation of its pool area, including its swimming pool, by adding a hot tub and upgraded cabanas.

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