Hoops Central Tips Off at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino with Second Annual Celebrity Bracket Challenge

Mar 13, 2018

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Celebrities compete for the chance to win $5,000 for charity of their choice

LAS VEGAS – March 12, 2018 – HOOPS CENTRAL, Las Vegas’ most popular and free college hoops viewing party, tips off at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino with the second annual Celebrity Bracket Challenge. Celebrities from the worlds of sports, music and entertainment, including ex-NBA star Darrell Griffith, NASCAR Nextel Cup Series champion Kurt Busch, Boyz II Men, comedian George Wallace and defending champion Pia Zadora, have submitted their brackets, with the chance to win $5,000 for a charity of their choice.

Participating celebrities include:

Darrell “Dr. Dunkenstein” Griffith – Former NBA star and NCAA College Basketball legend (Playing on behalf of West End School)

Thurl Bailey – Former NBA star and NCAA College Basketball legend (Playing on behalf of Jimmy V. Foundation for Cancer Research)

Adrian Dantley – Former NBA All-Star (Playing on behalf of DeMatha High School)

Shane Victorino – Former MLB star and World Series champion (Playing on behalf of the Shane Victorino Foundation)

Kurt Busch – NASCAR Nextel Cup Series champion (Playing on behalf of Camp Southern Ground)

Nate Morris – Boyz II Men (Playing on behalf of the Prostate Cancer Foundation)

Wanya Morris – Boyz II Men (Playing on behalf of the Boyz II Men House)

Shawn Stockman – Boyz II Men (Playing on behalf of Micah’s Voice)

Valentin Chmerkovskiy – Dancing with the Stars professional (Playing on behalf of Pencils of Promise)

Maksim Chmerkovskiy – Dancing with the Stars professional (Playing on behalf of Alfalit)

Tony Dovolani – Dancing with the Stars professional and Chippendales celebrity guest host (Playing on behalf of Micah’s Voice)

George Wallace – Renowned comedian (Playing on behalf of Smile Train)

Louie Anderson – Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor (Playing on behalf of Catholic Charities)

Clint Holmes – Grammy Award-nominated musician and co-star of SOUNDTRACK: Your Songs. Our Stories. The Show. at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino (Playing on behalf of The Arthritis Foundation)

Earl Turner – Legendary Las Vegas entertainer and co-star of SOUNDTRACK: Your Songs. Our Stories. The Show. at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino (Playing on Behalf of The Ronald McDonald House)

Dirk Arthur – Celebrated magician and star of Dirk Arthur Wild Magic at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino (Playing on behalf of the NSPCA)

Jennifer Romas – Creator, Choreographer and Star of SEXXY at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino (Playing on behalf of Shade Tree)

Terry Fator – The Mirage headliner (Playing on behalf of the Terry Fator Foundation)

Rick Harrison – HISTORY’s Pawn Stars (Playing on behalf of Epilepsy Foundation)

Corey Harrison – HISTORY’s Pawn Stars (Playing on behalf of Innocence Project)

Chumlee – HISTORY’s Pawn Stars (Playing on behalf of Children’s Heart Foundation)

Pia Zadora – Golden Globe-winning actress and singer (Playing on behalf of Project Focus)

Matt Goss – Singer, songwriter and The Mirage headliner (Playing on behalf of Keep Memory Alive / Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health)

Joey Fatone – Musician and television personality (Playing on behalf of Autism Speaks)

Scheana Shay – “Vanderpump Rules” reality star (Playing on behalf of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital)

Chet Buchanan – Host of The Chet Buchanan Show on 98.5 KLUC (Playing on behalf of HELP of Southern Nevada)

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