By SYDNEY MORWENG
R2 Million in Prizes are up for grabs at Gauteng’s number one premier entertainment destination Montecasino, which is celebrating its 10th birthday from November to December in grand style.
With such a host of activities pencilled for the fete, Montecasino will live up to its image and style when coming to hospitality and social networking.
I guess its befitting that it was voted ‘Best Place to Take Out-Of-Towners’, ‘Best Cinema Complex’, ‘Best Entertainment Complex’, ‘Best Thai Restaurant (Kai Thai)’, ‘Best Place to Watch the Big Game’ and ‘Best Theatre’ – in the 2010 Leisure Options Best of Jo’burg Awards. There you go.
From October 17- December 23 visitors to Montecasino can join in the fun and experience a variety of non-stop party celebrations for all, were you stand a chance to be one of 500 winners who’ll claim their share.
From Sundays to Thursdays between 7pm and 9pm, Montecasino will be giving away between R2 000 to R10 000 to 10 lucky players on the casino floor. That’s a total of R40 000 cash each day over 50 days.
Power of 10 Casino Promotion allows
3Club Festival members points to qualify for entry into the draws and winners will walk away with their share of R3 million over the same period – that’s R100 000 each! All active members will get one complimentary startup entry, along with a miniature bottle of sparkling wine as a 10
th birthday gift from Montecasino. So if you aren’t a member yet, sign up today by visiting the Club festival desk on the casino floor.
If a night of good old-fashioned family fun is what you are looking for, look no further than ANDRE THE HILARIOUS HYPNOTIST. From November 3 this year to January 9 January 2011, Andre is back at the Pieter Toerien Studio Theatre with his side splitting one man show. Trained by the world’s greatest hypnotist, Max Collie, Andre is best known for his ability to make people jump around on stage at the snap of a finger. Andre makes his volunteers speak moon language, forget their names, impersonate chickens and perform a host of other routines guaranteed to have you in stitches of laughter for the duration of his show.
Recently voted ‘The Best Place to Watch the Big Game’ – Montecasino’s Outdoor Piazza will once again proudly host BOKTOWN – the official home of a true Bok supporter from 6 November, when our boys in green and gold jet off to the UK for the End of Year Tour. Rugby mad fans can watch the games on the huge screen. There will also be many fun activities to keep the kids entertained. Show your support and join 1 500 rugby fans at BOKTOWN – the only place to be if you can’t be at the game.
Tickets cost just R30 at Computicket and include a free hotdog and beverage.
Kids can also look forward to a whole party bag full of birthday treats. Kids of all ages can visit the MONTECASINO BIRD GARDENS and enjoy the astonishing and educational “Flight of Fantasy” interactive bird show, or catch a movie at the largest real 3D cinema in the world.
For the young and young-at-heart, there’s the opening of the brand-new MAGIC COMPANY TEN PIN BOWLING ALLEY. As a special birthday offer kids under 20 will get a 10% discounted rate of R30 per game. This offer is valid from 12 November to 24 December from Mondays – Thursdays, excluding public holidays. Additionally, MONTEXO SPUR has also come up with a fantastic offer of a free drink when you order any kiddies meals.
A birthday wouldn’t be a celebration without special treats, so make sure that you visit Montecasino over our birthday weekend from November 26-28, to take advantage of the various tenant special offers and to enjoy all the heightened entertainment on property, including an all-new fountain show which has been specially choreographed to dazzle and delight to the tune of Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now”.
Montecasino is bringing you even more fun, laughs and good times of a range of fantastic new stores such as Lanna Lifestyle Spa; Kai Thai Spa; Magic Company Ten Pin Bowling; Jewel Africa; Starbucks; YuMe Japanese Restaurant and Skoobs Theatre of Books.
What’s more, coffee lovers are in for a treat because Starbucks is now exclusively available on the casino floor and at the SunSquare Montecasino Hotel.
Book now at The Palazzo Montecasino for just R1050; R950 at Southern Sun Montecasino, and R850 at the SunSquare Montecasino.
All rates are valid per night for two people sharing.
Afrikaans music lovers are in for a real treat on November 22 when the Outdoor Piazza proudly hosts AAND VAN DIE STERRE – a spectacular Afrikaans music concert featuring some of the country’s biggest stars such as Kurt Darren, Heinz Winkler, Jannie Moolman, Mathys Roets, Romanz, Kevin Leo, Anna Davel, Gerrie Pretorius, Ghapi and Margit ‘Dowwa Dolla’.
Montecasino, they’ve got it right!
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the Summer Sensation boasting a superb local cast, this universal and timeless classic of love, family and friendship has been getting rave reviews and is guaranteed to leave you spellbound. Mamma Mia! is currently showing at the Teatro at Montecasino until 2 January 2011. Tickets are still available from Computicket.