LAS VEGAS - Silverton Casino Lodge, featuring world-famous rock band Hootie & The Blowfish, will partner with the Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities to present a charity golf tournament on Monday, June 11. The Silverton Casino Lodge Charity Golf Tournament Featuring Hootie & The Blowfish will be held at The Falls Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas. The tournament will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start and will conclude with a luncheon and awards ceremony.

In addition to a round of golf at The Falls, participants also will receive a ticket to the Hootie & The Blowfish concert on Saturday, June 9, at the Silverton Casino Lodge. A select number of attendees also will have the opportunity to participate in a "meet-and-greet" cocktail party with the band before the concert. Band members, including lead singer Darius Rucker, are scheduled to participate in the golf tournament.

Foursomes and sponsorships are available at various levels. To register for the tournament or sponsor a hole, please contact Janae Melvin at (702) 632-8242 or jmelvin@lvms.com.

Speedway Children's Charities is a non-profit foundation based in Charlotte, N.C., that distributes funds to charities and foundations providing medical, emotional and social services to children in need. All funds raised by the Las Vegas chapter remain in the Las Vegas and southern Nevada region. Last year, the Las Vegas Chapter distributed more than $299,000 to 64 local charities.

Voted "Best Locals Casino" in AOL CityGuide's 2007 City's Best awards, the Silverton Casino Lodge is located three miles south of Mandalay Bay at I-15 and Blue Diamond Rd. The renovated property boasts a revamped interior and exterior, and offers all-inclusive amenities characteristic of an upscale, contemporary luxury lodge-themed property. Silverton's attractions include the world-class, live-action Seasons buffet, Sundance Grill, a terrific 24-hour restaurant/grill, the delicious, Epicurean award-winning Twin Creeks Steakhouse, the 2007 Zagat Las Vegas Nightlife listed Hootie & The Blowfish's Shady Grove Lounge, and the new, Mexican-inspired Mi Casa Grill Cantina as well as 300 newly renovated deluxe rooms and suites that offer luxurious amenities. In addition to the 165,000-sq. ft. Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Silverton offers 60,000-sq. ft. of gaming with 1,400 slot machines and 30 table games, an intimate poker room and the Mermaid Restaurant & Lounge, featuring a 117,000 gallon saltwater aquarium with more than 5,000 sharks, stingrays and tropical fish. For more information, please call (702) 263-7777 or visit www.silvertoncasino.com.