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Viva Las Vegas for Brooks?

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 – Garth Brooks is set to make a big announcement Thursday afternoon, and it looks like it has something to do with playing Vegas.

A live feed of Wynn Resorts Chairman/CEO Steve Wynn's press conference Thursday will be available from 4-5p.m. Eastern. Call l 800-860-2442 with passcode "Wynn Announcement" for access. A live webcast of the event from the Encore Theatre at Wynn Las Vegas will also be available at wynnlasvegas.com and encorelasvegas.com. That's the same time Brooks is slated to make his announcement.


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