Did you know pickleball is the fastest growing racquet sport in the U.S.? Celebrate the sport at Plaza Hotel & Casino–which has more pickleball courts than any other Las Vegas resort–as it is the official hotel and title sponsor of the Las Vegas Pickleball Open, set for Sept. 21 to Sept. 25.
Pickleball is a cross between tennis, badminton and ping pong and now boasts more than three million players. As the sport’s popularity rises, Las Vegas Pickleball Open directors expect more than 400 players, both professionals and amateurs, to take the court, which has been newly resurfaced, at Plaza Hotel. The tournament offer professional players a competitive prize package of $60,000 split between grand prize, silver and bronze medalists.
“The Plaza has built a reputation as a premier pickleball destination. As a result, the has welcomed hundreds of players from across the globe over the years, and it is very exciting that the event is celebrating its fifth anniversary on our rooftop courts,” says Jonathan Jossel, CEO of the Plaza Hotel & Casino, in a press release.
The four-day event will offer men’s, women’s and mixed amateur doubles matches as well as men’s, women’s, mixed and senior (50-plus) professional doubles matches.
Pickleball players can register for the tournament at www.lasvegaspickleballopen.com. Participants can also book exclusive hotel packages, including discounted room rates, complimentary room upgrades, free slot play and bingo match play.
Spectators can watch any of the matches for free. To book, visit www.plazahotelcasino.com.