Las Vegas—The Gold Coast Hotel and Casino will welcome the Year of the Snake -- an earthly symbol believed to bring mystery and delight -- with Chinese New Year events and promotions in January and February.
In what has become a Las Vegas Chinatown tradition, the Lohan School of Shaolin will perform a traditional Lion Dance through the casino on February 13 at 7:30 and 10 p.m. The event includes several dragons, a percussion procession and characters that will make several stops in the casino to pull ceremonial lettuce from the ceiling and toss the leaves to spectators. It is considered very lucky to be hit by a piece of lettuce during a Chinese New Year parade.
To celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Snake, the Gold Coast will hold multiple gaming promotions, including a $99 slot tournament on January 28 and 29, a $60,000 Bingo Bash on February 25 and 26, and a $5,000 Hot Seat Grab on February 27. Complete details and rules are posted at the property and are available at
Chinese New Year decorations and lucky citrus trees will adorn the casino floor through February, and popular restaurants Ping Pang Pong and Noodle Exchange will serve authentic and delicious dishes.

About Gold Coast Hotel and Casino
Gold Coast Hotel and Casino is a property of Boyd Gaming. Located at 4000 W. Flamingo Road, Gold Coast offers a 400-seat showroom, a race and sports book, five restaurants, 70-lane bowling center, a bingo parlor and keno lounge. The property has over 700 guest rooms and an 87,000-square foot casino with 50 table games including Blackjack-21, Roulette, Baccarat, Craps and Pai Gow. Guests will also find more than 2,000 slot and video poker machines. For further information, visit, on Facebook (, and Twitter (@goldcoastcasino). Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at