LAS VEGAS - The Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino is proud to announce the signing of singer/impressionist/entertainer Gordie Brown to a multi-year contract to headline at the legendary property.

Brown, who is currently touring North America with Celine Dion, will begin performances in February 2009, in the property’s Showroom, which will be renamed in his honor, The Gordie Brown Showroom.

"We are very excited to bring the Gordie Brown experience to the Golden Nugget," said Tilman Fertitta, chairman of Landry’s (NYSE: LNY), owner of the Golden Nugget. "We have known since acquiring this property that it is meant to be the home of Gordie Brown. We are truly thrilled to have him headlining for the long term in our new state-of-the-art theater. We are confident that Gordie Brown will continue entertaining audiences with his hilarious comedy, spot-on impressions and exceptional music."

Starting in February, Brown will perform five nights a week with a four-piece band. He is well known for his amazing comedy and vast repertoire of celebrity impressions such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jack Nicholson and Sylvester Stallone, as well as Las Vegas icons like Elvis Presley and Sammy Davis, Jr. Brown has consistently received rave reviews by both critics and audiences alike, and has been recognized as Entertainer of the Year and Best Show.

The Golden Nugget’s Showroom, which completed a major expansion and renovation in October 2006, is an intimate, 600-seat theater on the third level of the hotel’s Spa Tower. It features plush seats and an advanced, state-of-the-art digital audio and visual system.

This Dec 5-12, The Showroom will host Miranda Lambert, Pat Green, Ronnie Milsap and The Charlie Daniels Band during WNFR. More details to be released soon.

The history of the Golden Nugget’s showroom sets it apart from other venues of its size. Outstanding headliners of all genres such as Frank Sinatra, Kenny Rogers, Paul Anka, Tony Bennett, Don Rickles, Randy Travis and Regis Philbin have played the showroom, which continues bringing in a variety of acts and headline entertainment appealing to all tastes.

To see a special video of Gordie Brown's headlining announcement, please visit this website. For more information on Gordie Brown, visit his website at www.gordiebrown.com. For more information on the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, visit www.goldennugget.com.