- McGregor signs two-year deal with casino to host post-fight parties
- Agreement starts after McGregor’s $100m bout with Floyd Mayweather
Mixed martial arts fighter, boxer and now Vegas nightclub host, it seems there is no stopping the Conor McGregor bandwagon as the Irish MMA star signs a two-year Las Vegas residency deal with Wynn Nightlife.
McGregor’s requirement is to host four parties at XS Nightclub and Encore Beach Club through to 2019 as reported by the Associated Press and will commence in the aftermath of McGregor’s super fight with undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather.
A coup for Wynn
There are not many stars bigger than McGregor in the world right now the draw he will bring will be of huge benefit both in terms of revenue and publicity.
However, McGregor is also associating himself with a casino (Encore Las Vegas) which has been awarded AAA Five Diamond Award every year It has been open.
The casino itself is has a whopping 74,000-square-foot floor space and features the Encore players’ lounge which is designed to allow a player to hit the Blackjack, Roulette and Craps tables in a luxurious setting.
However, if slots is your thing, then Encore features 700 slot machines including reel spinning machines, video reels, video poker machines and the Wynn Megabucks penny slot machine which has a jackpot bonus of $10million.
However, if 700 is not enough, then Encore’s sister Casino Wynn Las Vegas is just steps away and boasts close to 1800 machines for you to try, no doubt CEO Stephen Wynn is hoping McGregor may lay some of his reported $100m fight income at the land-based casino.
Interestingly, The Encore at Wynn is also the fourth largest building in Vegas with 52 floors dwarfing its sister site Wynn Las Vegas and is only topped by Trump International tower, the Palazzo ad of course the biggest of them all, the 1150ft tall Stratosphere Tower.
Party with McGregor
Details of how much the Irish star is set to receive from the deal has not been revealed, however, tickets are on sale now for the McGregor v Mayweather after party at Encore Beach Club.
With prices ranging from between just $20 to $75, heading to the party is already considerably cheaper than tickets for the fight itself.
However, how up for a party McGregor will feel after sharing a ring with five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather remains to be seen.
We will find out on August 26th and bgo Casino are offering players the chance to win a money can’t buy trip to Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather.
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