Hard Rock is Ready for March Madness With Million Dollar Bracket Challenge, Food, Dining & More

Stateline, NV…Dribble into March Madness for all college basketball games at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe as guests try their luck with the $1 million bracket challenge, slamming food and dining specials, and promotions all before the shot clock expires. (www.hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com)


Hard Rock is the headquarters to cheer on college teams during March Madness with free game viewings at all bars on property from March 17 – April 6. Take a chance at becoming a millionaire with March Mania $1 Million Bracket Challenge online with first entry free if completed by March 18. Weekly prizes and additional entries are available for Hard Rock’s loyalty Backstage Pass members; guests can sign up on property at the cage on the casino floor. Scan and download for free the Hard Rock March Mania Experience Pass online with QR code or by texting “Rock” to 775-206-0808 to unlock exclusive deals and information on games.

During the games a bottomless Bloody Mary and mimosa bar is available for three-hours at $15. Hard Rock is home to $1 Beers all day, every day at the Sports Bar with selections including Michelob Ultra, Budweiser and Bud Light. Slam dunk with food favorites including hot dogs, wings, mega nachos, burgers, chicken tenders, stacked sandwiches, and spinach dip in a bread bowl.


Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero will face off during the UFC 248 Fight out of Las Vegas, March 7, doors open at 7:30 p.m. Hard Rock will host the event for free in the Center Bar along with a DJ and bottle service available for purchase, call 775-443-7008.

Comedy continues in March at Riffs Comedy Club in Vinyl hosted by Howie Nave, a Tahoe comedian and radio personality. This month’s notable acts include:

  • Chris Cope, appearances on “Conan,” “The Jimmy Kimmel Show,” and “Tosh.0,” March 7.
  • Alex Elkin, winner of the 2016 prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition Comedian, March 14.
  • Rex Meredith, headlines at most every comedy club across the U.S. as well as 100 plus television appearances, March 21.
  • Riffs Locals Night includes open mic as well as buy one get one tickets, Sunday, April 5.

Smoke and Mirrors Cabaret, a full female cast entertains with intriguing surprises with singing and dancing to popular songs by Led Zeppelin, Jimmi Hendrix and Lenny Kravitz every Friday at 8 p.m. through April 24. Added for the month of March are late night performances on Saturdays: March 7, 14 and 28 at 10:30 p.m.


An exclusive, four course wine pairings dinner with Charles Krug featuring Riana Mondavi brings gourmet dining and award-winning wines to Park Prime, March 7. The one-night only event is $100 per person and includes Mondavi’s signature varietals alongside Park Prime’s dishes.

The luck of the Irish will be strong at Hard Rock for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. The green beer will be flowing from March 13-17 at all Hard Rock bars with $5 domestic or Guinness brews, $6 duo shot/draft, as well as $10 Hard Rock light up refillable cups with green beer.

Festivities continue at Park Prime, a three-course prix fixe menu with choice of potato leek soup or Irish pub salad, leg of lamb, and Guinness Jameson tiramisu or Irish Whiskey bread pudding available March 15-17, $60 per person. Alpine Union’s prix fixe menu includes ham and green pea soup, corned beef and cabbage, and crème de menthe mousse for $29.95, March 13-17.

Hard Rock’s inaugural Crab Feed will feature a mix of snow and Dungeness crab along with a live band, March 28 at 6 p.m. inside the Revolution Ballroom for $65.

Contact: Jenn Boyd, press@hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com or jennifer@weidingerpr.com, Weidinger Public Relations, 775-588-2412.
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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe:

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe is a fully integrated gaming resort set between picturesque Lake Tahoe and the impressive Sierra Nevada Mountains providing year-round enjoyment. The fully renovated property, owned by Paragon Gaming, reopened in 2015 with 539-rooms featuring balcony’s and Jacuzzi tubs, a 25,000 plus square foot casino, world-famous retail store, multiple restaurants and bars and an assortment of live-entertainment both indoors and out.
About Hard Rock®:

With venues in 76 countries spanning 262 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops® and Cafes – Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s most valuable collection of music memorabilia at more than 83,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. In 2019, Hard Rock International was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s America’s Best Large Employers, Forbes Magazine’s Top Employers for Women and No. 1 in J.D. Power’s 2019 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study among Upper Upscale Hotel Chains. Hard Rock destinations are located in the world’s greatest international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties in Florida and home to the world’s first Guitar Hotel® in South Florida, where its headquarters are located. The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International visit www.hardrock.com or shop.hardrock.com.