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The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod to Score with “March Festival of Hoops” Viewing Parties

February 15, 2023

LAS VEGAS – Feb. 15, 2023 – The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod will celebrate the madness of March Frenzy with college basketball tournament viewing parties, courtside bites and more at The STRAT Theater and PT’s Wings & Sports, beginning Thursday, March 16.
The STRAT Theater will show the highly anticipated collegiate basketball championship games during “March Festival of Hoops” viewing parties from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 16 through Saturday, March 18. Shown across three large screens in the theater, tickets will include complimentary well cocktails, domestic beer, house wine, non-alcoholic beverages, pizza, wings, salad and an assortment of side dishes and snacks. Reserved seating, raffle giveaways and a cash bar for premium beverages will also be available. Ticket prices start at $150 per person and are available for purchase here.
Additionally, The STRAT will offer room and March Frenzy viewing packages, including tickets to the “March Festival of Hoops” celebration. Tickets may be purchased online using the code HOOPS1. More information is available here.
Fans can also catch the tournament action throughout the month at PT’s Wings & Sports. All college basketball games will be shown on its state-of-the-art LED video walls and numerous LED TVs, just steps away from the William Hill Sports Book. Available daily at PT’s Wings & Sports, courtside bites include classic nachos, tortilla chips topped with chipotle cheese sauce, pico de gallo, sour cream, guacamole, jalapeños, pepper jack cheese and drunken black beans, priced at $21; the “Double Western Burger,” topped with crispy bacon, smoked cheddar cheese, barbecue sauce and jalapeño slaw, priced at $19; and crispy street fish tacos, battered cod with chipotle aioli, jalapeño slaw, pico de gallo, pepper jack cheese and salsa, priced at $18; among others. 
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About The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod 
The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower, has introduced a full reinvention of the iconic property since Golden Entertainment, Inc. took ownership in late 2017. Located on the north Strip at the gateway to the Arts District at 2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., the hotel offers 2,427 guest rooms, including the newly remodeled “Elevate” series rooms and suites, and an 80,000-square-foot casino. The SkyPod, located at the top of the iconic tower at 1,149 feet high, is comprised of Top of the World, serving award-winning cuisine in a 360-degree rotating dining room on the 106th floor; the Observation Deck, which offers SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW, 108 Eats and 108 Drinks, located on the 108th floor; and thrill rides, located at the top of the tower, including Big Shot, Insanity, and X-Scream. The STRAT’s main floor has introduced PT’s Wings & Sports, View Lounge, and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; the William Hill Sports Book; and REMIX Lounge. A variety of shows and entertainment include “Banachek’s Mind Games Live,” a mentalist act; iLuminate, a multi-sensory blend of dance and technology; ROUGE, an exciting, topless spectacular and immersive, sensual experience; and L.A. Comedy Club, which showcases up-and-coming stand-up comics. Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s innovative guest loyalty rewards program, True Rewards, is now available at The STRAT and 140+ other locations. Free valet and self-parking are available anytime for all guests. More information is available at or by calling 702-380-7777. The STRAT is on social media at FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.  
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.  
Golden Entertainment owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – casino operations and distributed gaming. Golden Entertainment operates over 16,700 slots, 120 table games, and 6,200 hotel rooms. Golden Entertainment owns 10 casino resorts – nine in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at over 1,000 locations and owns over 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. Golden Entertainment is also licensed in Illinois and Pennsylvania to operate video gaming terminals. For more information, visit
Media Contacts: 
Lauren Cahlan/Lauren Addante 
(702) 283-1414 
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Tim Evans of The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod 
(702) 383-4782
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