Behind The Scenes with NBC 1st Look at a Las Vegas Draft Party

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As we cover some of the best fantasy football draft parties in Las Vegas we find ourselves at Lagasse’s Stadium over and over again. The Palazzo’s famous sports bar & sports book is one of the best locations to have a fantasy draft, especially in one of their private luxury suites. These rooms come equipped with numerous TV’s up to 100″ in size, all easily controlled by a touch screen control panel located on the wall in your room. Private restrooms are located within each luxury suite and that always turns out to be a luxury throughout the event. Other amenities such as pool tables, arcade games and unique lounge seating are included in the suites as well. Your luxury suite at Lagasse’s Stadium also includes the services of a dedicated server offering Emeril’s menu favorites such as the legendary BAM’wich along with a full premium bar selection to order from throughout your fantasy football draft party.

Draft parties by Sin City VIP include more than just a fantasy draft location, Sin City VIP provides an entire experience that begins during the planning stages of the event when a draft party specialist makes arrangements for each draft based on details such as draft format, league traditions, favorite NFL teams and more. Each draft party can be customized to create a uniquely special experience for each fantasy league who plans their Vegas draft with Sin City VIP.

The rise in popularity of the Las Vegas fantasy draft has been widely noticed to the point where NBC Universal filmed a segment for 1st Look, a travel show hosted by Audrina Patridge. The show airs weekly on NBC after Saturday Night Live. The piece about a fantasy football draft party in Las Vegas will be one segment in a football themed episode slated to air around the time of the Superbowl in early 2015. Upon researching draft parties in Las Vegas the producer of the segment quickly found Sin City VIP to be the industry leader and specialist in draft parties and VIP services. The date that NBC was planning on filming in Vegas was one filled with draft parties reservations as potential filming candidates and the screening process began. After about 60 days of planning the filming date had arrived and everyone involved was very excited.

Lagasse’s Stadium arranged for this group to film in one of the larger and more luxurious of the private suites and the Sin City VIP hostesses had the room decorated fabulously with fantasy football themed details. The draft board was already setup with the team names in the correct draft order as it was discussed in the planning of the draft. The NBC film crew was busy setting up lights and testing audio as the Sin City VIP staff dressed up the room.

The fantasy drafters arrived in a black Mercedes Sprinter van provided by Sin City VIP. They were greeted by their hostess upon arrival and shown to the private room where their draft would be taking place. It wasn’t your typical arrival as the group knew about the filming and had to be briefed by the producer and prepped for the event. Throughout the event NBC would conduct individual interviews with guys in the draft as well as with staff of Sin City VIP. The draft party itself was upbeat and entertaining. The episode should provide for a fantastic inside look at a luxury VIP fantasy football draft in Las Vegas.

Frank Corto