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Harrah's Entertainment

March 25, 2010 09:05 ET

Harrah's Entertainment to Celebrate Earth Hour 2010

50 Worldwide Harrah's Resort Casinos Will Honor World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) -  In one of the largest displays of corporate participation in World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour, Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. will celebrate Earth Hour 2010 by shutting off external decorative lighting and marquees at 50 of its worldwide casino resorts from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. local time on March 27. 

"Our recognition of Earth Hour at Harrah's resorts around the globe is a manifestation of our long-standing and steadfast commitment to environmental sustainability," said Gary Loveman, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Harrah's Entertainment.

Participating Harrah's properties include: Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood, Paris Las Vegas, Bally's Las Vegas, The Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah's Las Vegas, Imperial Palace, O'Sheas, Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon, Harrah's Laughlin, Harrah's Lake Tahoe, Harveys Lake Tahoe, Harrah's Reno, Harrah's Rincon (San Diego), Harrah's Ak-Chin (Phoenix), Harrah's New Orleans, Harrah's Louisiana Downs, Horseshoe Bossier City, Grand Biloxi, Harrah's Tunica, Horseshoe Tunica, Tunica Roadhouse Hotel & Casino, Harrah's St. Louis, Harrah's North Kansas City, Harrah's Council Bluffs, Horseshoe Council Bluffs, Horseshoe Southern Indiana, Harrah's Joliet, Harrah's Metropolis, Harrah's Cherokee, Harrah's Chester (Philadelphia), Harrah's Atlantic City, Caesars Atlantic City, Showboat, Bally's Atlantic City, Horseshoe Hammond (Chicago), Caesars Windsor (Ontario, Canada), Conrad Punta del Este (Uruguay), Caesars Golf Macau, The Rendezvous (London, Southend and Brighton, UK), Manchester 235 (Manchester, UK), Alea (Nottingham, Glasgow and Leeds, UK), The Sportsman, The Golden Nugget and The Casino at The Empire (London, UK). 

CodeGreen, Harrah's comprehensive environmental program, focuses on critical issues of energy, waste, water and carbon management throughout the company's casino resorts. Each resort in the Harrah's U.S. portfolio has CodeGreen teams that implement a corporate strategy aimed at engaging grassroots employees to enhance energy efficiencies, reduce the impact on natural resources and improve waste streams. As the only gaming company to be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Harrah's has earned both the EPA WasteWise New Partner Gold Achievement Award and the EPA Quality Award for extensive conservation programs. 

About Harrah's Entertainment
Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. is the world's largest provider of branded casino entertainment. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 70 years ago, Harrah's has grown through development of new properties, expansions and acquisitions, and now owns or manages casinos on four continents. The Company's properties operate primarily under the Harrah's®, Caesars® and Horseshoe® brand names; Harrah's also owns the London Clubs International family of casinos and the World Series of Poker®. Harrah's Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its customers through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. Harrah's is committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognizes the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment. For more information, please visit http://www.harrahs.com.

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