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America’s Sweetheart

At only 12 years old, Darci Lynne Farmer won season 12 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” by receiving the most votes for a final performance in the history of the show. The singer/ventriloquist impressed audiences across America with her sweetheart disposition and ridiculously crazy talent larger than even herself.

Politically Incorrect

When comedians Bruce Williams and Terry Ree first came on the scene, political correctness wasn’t a “thing,” but ranting politics was definitely their thing.
They didn’t necessarily take sides — they took aim at everybody. If individuals were in the public eye and they were caught doing something stupid, their actions were fair game. Williams & Ree not only made fun of these people and earned laughs at their expense, they might even have written one of their saucy little ditties about the situation — and their audiences were laughing their butts off.

Folk Finds Its Way

Peter, Paul and Mary were more than one of the most popular groups emerging from the folk music scene in the early 1960s, they carried the torch for social change. Their contributions didn’t stop at simply delivering hit song after hit song, written by some of the most dynamic artists of the day — like Bob Dylan and his world-changing lyrics. Their perfectly blended voices seemed to be the calming force during some of the most turbulent of times. The relevance of their words strikes a chord to this day.

Meet the Manager: Sean Holden

New to the Golden Nugget, but certainly not new to the industry, is Director of Casino Operations Sean Holden, who joined the team in October.
Holden has been in various positions in the casino industry for more than 30 years, after making a move to the Las Vegas area from his hometown in Texas.