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Hollywood Park Casino

November 08, 2011 14:24 ET

X Factor Semifinalist Slated to Perform at Grand Re-Opening of Hollywood Park Casino

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 8, 2011) - Hollywood Park Casino ( is bringing some serious star power to the grand re-opening celebration this Friday, November 11, 2011 with a performance by X Factor semifinalist, Elaine Gibbs!

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Gibbs won the judges and fans over with her performances of Oasis' "Stop Crying Your Heart Out" and James Taylor's "You've Got A Friend." Under the mentorship of judge Nicole Scherzinger, her confidence and soulful Sharon Jones-esque voice propelled the 53 year old into the semifinals. Hollywood Park Casino is honored to have Gibbs kick off the grand re-opening event, as she brings her powerful pipes and "x factor" talent to make this a night to remember!

The highly anticipated grand re-opening will begin with a red carpet at 6:00 PM and celebrations continuing throughout the evening. The monumental event will commemorate the revealing of the casino's newly renovated interior, showcasing contemporary, modern designs including a state-of-the-art TV wall. The renovations were designed to give guests a hip atmosphere without losing the casual comfort that the casino is best known for.

This spectacular event is not to be missed! The casino will be open to the public, and guests have will have the opportunity to enjoy a complimentary buffet, numerous cash prizes, and the once in a lifetime chance to win a fully equipped BMW.

Located adjacent to the famed Hollywood Park Racetrack, the casino has served Los Angeles locals and vacationers with the most thrilling and exciting gambling experience for over 15 years.

The X Factor is a television talent show that debuted in the UK in 2004. Adapted from the British hit, former American Idol judge and producer, Simon Cowell, launched the singing competition in the US this season, giving hopefuls the opportunity to win a $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music. Cowell is joined on the judges' panel by record executive L.A. Reid, his former "Idol" sparring partner Paula Abdul, and pop star Nicole Scherzinger.

The X Factor airs Wednesdays and Thursdays on FOX at 8/7 C.

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