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Penn and Teller to make history with renewal at Rio? Plus, Tim and Faith
It’s no illusion! Congratulations look to be in order mid-month when magic headliners Penn and Teller celebrate their 20th anniversary in Las Vegas. They first performed at Bally's in 1993 and began their run at the Rio in 2001; Jan. 14 marks the 20th-year milestone.
I’m hearing reliable rumors that the two outrageous illusionists will get a massive six-year contract extension to take them through the off-Strip property through Dec. 31, 2018.
When signed, sealed and delivered, it will be one of the longest -- if not the longest -- contract extension in Las Vegas magic showbiz history with a total 26-year headline run. And, incredibly, Teller still hasn’t spoken a word!
Penn Jillette appears on Donald Trump’s upcoming “Celebrity Apprentice: All-Stars” on NBC raising more money for our beloved charity Opportunity Village.
I also am hearing very reliable rumors that The Venetian will soon confirm a contract extension for country superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill and their “Soul2Soul.” All are “very happy” with how it’s all worked out, so expect a new deal and dates shortly.
Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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