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'Celebs' help celebrate Desert Diamond Casinos' 30th Anniversary (Photos)

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On April 18, 2014, the representative of a few select celebrity impersonators stated that these "celebs" are helping Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment celebrate its 30th Anniversary. The party-like event is in mid-swing from April 17-18 and is being held in Tucson, Ariz.

Celebrity impersonators will be present at both the Tucson and Sahuarita locations from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. On Thursday, “Cher, Madonna, Sean Connery and Robert DeNiro” impersonators were at the Tucson location, and “The Rat Pack with Marilyn Monroe” impersonators were at the Sahuarita location.

On Friday, the impersonators switched locations, with “Cher, Madonna, Sean Connery and Robert DeNiro” at the Sahuarita property and “The Rat Pack with Marilyn Monroe” at the Tucson property. The impersonators will be walking the casino floor, handing out beads and giveaways, and available for photos as well.

According to the agency rep these lookalike celebs are the best of the best, and they have all worked the Las Vegas market appearing in major strip hotel shows and also at special events. Many have even traveled the world representing their character. They all keep a full calendar and were delighted with the invitation to appear at Desert Diamond Casinos’ 30th Anniversary Celebration.

“What better way to celebrate than with a star-studded lineup of ‘celebrity’ guests! Don’t miss your chance to join in the fun with our impersonators and get a free portrait done by master caricature artists.” - Treena Parvello, Director of Public Relations and Communications for the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise

One can contact Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment at their website or call (866) DDC-WINS. They can also be followed at Twitter and on Facebook.

The group is owned and operated by the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, an enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation. Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment are located at three locations in Southern Arizona. They are Tucson, Sahuarita and Why.

Some of the "celebs'" real names are Robert Nash as Robert DeNiro, Coty Alexander as Madonna, Janice Sands as Cher, Janet Valentine as Marilyn, Sebastian Anzaldo as Frank, Mark Verabian as Dean, Kenny Jones as Sammy, and Dennis Keogh as Sean Connery.

"Robert DeNiro, Cher and Sir Sean Connery"
"Robert DeNiro, Cher and Sir Sean Connery" Photo courtesy of Dennis Keogh, used with permission

"Robert DeNiro, Cher and Sir Sean Connery"

In celebrity style are three of the celebrity lookalikes at the casino anniversary celebration.

Follow Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment on Twitter (@DiamondCasinos) and on Facebook.

"The Rat Pack with Marilyn"
"The Rat Pack with Marilyn" Photo courtesy of Dennis Keogh, used with permission

"The Rat Pack with Marilyn"

Celebrity tribute artists seen in Tuscon at the Desert Diamond Casino 30th Anniversary celebration.

Here is "Frank (ole blue eyes), Dean Martin, Marilyn Monroe and Sammy Davis, Jr." What a celebration in celebrity style!

"Madonna and Sir Sean Connery"
"Madonna and Sir Sean Connery" Photo courtesy of Dennis Keogh, used with permission

"Madonna and Sir Sean Connery"

Treena Parvello, Director of Public Relations and Communications for the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, said “What better way to celebrate than with a star-studded lineup of ‘celebrity’ guests!

Don’t miss your chance to join in the fun with our impersonators and get a free portrait done by master caricature artists.”

Guest with "Robert DeNiro"
Guest with "Robert DeNiro" Photo courtesy of Dennis Keogh, used with permission

Guest with "Robert DeNiro"

“Cher, Madonna, Sean Connery and Robert DeNiro” impersonators will be at the Tucson location, while “The Rat Pack with Marilyn Monroe” impersonators will be at the Sahuarita location.

The impersonators will switch locations, with “Cher, Madonna, Sean Connery and Robert DeNiro”at the Sahuarita property and “The Rat Pack with Marilyn Monroe” at the Tucson property.

"Madonna and Cher"
"Madonna and Cher" Photo courtesy of Dennis Keogh, used with permission

"Madonna and Cher"

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment is celebrating its 30th Anniversary and has brought in some special guests to join the party on Thursday, April 17 and Friday, April 18, 2014.

Celebrity impersonators will be present at both the Tucson and Sahuarita locations from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. each day.

"Sir Sean Connery and Robert DeNiro"
"Sir Sean Connery and Robert DeNiro" Photo courtesy of Dennis Keogh, used with permission

"Sir Sean Connery and Robert DeNiro"

On Friday, the impersonators will switch locations, with “Cher, Madonna, Sean Connery and Robert DeNiro” at the Sahuarita property.

Here is Dennis Keogh as Sir Sean Connnery and Robert Nash as Robert DeNiro.

"DeNiro, Madonna, Cher and 007"
"DeNiro, Madonna, Cher and 007" Photo courtesy of Dennis Keogh, used with permission

"DeNiro, Madonna, Cher and 007"

Four celeb lookalikes at Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment 30 year anniversary celebration in Las Vegas, Nev.

Las Vegas got its start with casinos in 1931 with the opening of the Northern Club (now the La Bayou).

The most notable of the early casinos may have been Binion's Horseshoe (now Binion's Gambling Hall and Hotel) while it was run by Benny Binion. Boyd Gaming has a major presence downtown operating the California Hotel and Casino, Fremont Hotel and Casino and the Main Street Casino. - Wiki

Tucson, Ariz.
Tucson, Ariz. Photo: Wiki

Tucson, Ariz.

Tucson is a city in and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona.

The city is located on the Santa Cruz River, formerly a perennial river but now a dry river bed for much of the year that floods during significant seasonal rains.

Similar to many other cities in the Western U.S., Tucson was developed on a grid plan starting in the late 19th century, with the city center at Stone Avenue and Broadway Boulevard. While this intersection was initially near the geographic center of Tucson, that center has shifted as the city has expanded far to the east, development to the west being effectively blocked by the Tucson Mountains.

It is an expansive city covering substantial area, Tucson has many distinct neighborhoods. - Wiki

Happy 50th Birthday to Mustang!
Happy 50th Birthday to Mustang! Photo courtesy of Dennis Keogh, used with permission

Happy 50th Birthday to Mustang!

"This Mustang represents the car's 50th birthday. It was parked outside the casino and reminds me of the movie "Diamonds are Forever" when 007 drove his red Mach down the alley in Vegas sideways!" - Dennis Keogh as 007

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