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Hard Rock Las Vegas to transform into college basketball headquarters

Mar 1, 2017 3:34 PM

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will become Las Vegas’ college basketball headquarters with a lineup of unmatched tournament viewing parties and unbeatable room packages from Wednesday, March 15 to Monday, March 20.

The property’s award-winning entertainment venue, The Joint, will offer slam-dunk views of each action-packed game during its Tournament Madness Viewing Parties from Thursday, March 16 to Saturday, March 18. During the three-day celebration, basketball fanatics can root for their favorite college team alongside hundreds of fans while enjoying a live, high-definition stream of each matchup. Casino games, a live sports betting station, prize giveaways and numerous party games such as shuffle puck, beer pong and bean bag toss will also be offered. The ultimate viewing party will be hosted by the girls of REHAB Beach Club and boast specialty cash bars featuring a build-your-own bloody mary station.

General admission tickets start at $100 per person, per day and include bottomless Budweiser or Bud Light draft beer, unlimited soft drinks and an all-you-can-eat buffet. All events will begin 30 minutes prior to tipoff. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older with a valid form of identification. General admission tickets can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel box office, online at

Guests who want the MVP experience can choose from two of Hard Rock Hotel’s VIP packages. The VIP suites and lounges on the second floor of The Joint offer an open bar with a personal cocktail server, custom VIP credentials, a personal high-definition TV, premium views of the giant LED screens and more. The VIP reserved tables on the main floor offer an open bar, custom VIP credentials, premium views of the giant LED screens and more.

Those looking to spend the night can also take advantage of Hard Rock Hotel’s special room packages in honor of the big tournament. Between Wednesday, March 15 and Monday, March 20, guests will receive $10 off a Tournament Madness Viewing Party ticket (discount valid for up to four tickets) and free entry for two to the property’s spring break pool parties at REHAB Beach Club.