The Palms and Pauly Shore Team Up for Online Comedy Contest

Palms Casino Resort and pop culture and comedic icon Pauly Shore team up for an online video contest, Warm Up For Pauly, a sweepstakes for comics to win the chance to warm up the crowd – live and on stage – before Pauly Shore’s Vegas Is My Oyster variety show inside the Pearl on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.

Comics are encouraged to upload a one-minute video to the Palms Facebook page  of their best comedic material for a chance to win the opportunity to warm up the crowd for ‘Pauly Shore’s Vegas Is My Oyster’ show. Five finalists will be selected and the Grand Prize winner will be chosen by Pauly Shore himself to win a five-minute opening slot and special flyaway prize pack.

Grand Prize:
One grand prize winner will receive a special flyaway prize pack for two including two nights at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, a five-minute opening slot at ‘Pauly Shore’s Vegas Is My Oyster’ show on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, two tickets to attend the show, airfare and ground transportation.

Second Prize:
Four remaining finalists will each receive two tickets to attend the show on Sunday, Jan. 9.

Every entrant will be given a special 2-for-1 ticket offer for participating.

‘Pauly Shore’s Vegas Is My Oyster’ variety show is being filmed for a cable TV special. However, the contest winner will not be filmed as part of the TV special. The contest runs until Friday, Dec. 31. For more information and a list of the rules, visit the Palms Facebook page.

‘Pauly Shore’s Vegas Is My Oyster’ will showcase a mix of comedy from some of the hottest stand-ups on the comedy circuit today, as well as live music, hilarious skits and a lot of hot women and debauchery.

Featured comedians performing throughout the show include: the stunning Amber Lancaster (MTV’s The Hard Times of RJ Berger) musician Dave Navarro, adult actress Bree Olson, Playboy Radio host Andrea Lowell and everyone’s favorite tattooed home wrecker, Michelle Bombshell McGee.  Other performers include: Charlyne Yi (Semi-Pro and Knocked Up), Faizon Love (Couples Retreat, Def Comedy Jam), Andy Dick (television personality), Maz Jobrani (Axis of Evil Tour, Friday After Next), April Macie (voted Hottest Female Comic on Howard Stern) and a never-before seen, R-rated Carrot Top (Las Vegas headliner). Pre-taped variety acts and skits featuring comedians Tom Green (Road Trip, Charlie’s Angels) and Bobby Lee (MadTV, Pineapple Express) will be incorporated throughout the special.

The night will rise to a new level with a musical performance by Semi Precious Weapons as they return to the Pearl after previously rockin’ the house on tour with Lady Gaga. House band Electrolightz will keep the party going as the audience is taken on Shore’s wild ride. Cameras continue to roll as the party moves to a private suite for the official after-party.

Tickets for ‘Pauly Shore’s Vegas Is My Oyster’ are $34 and $49 plus additional fees. Doors will open at 8 p.m. and show time is 9 p.m. To purchase tickets, please visit the Pearl box office, call 702.944.3200, visit any Ticketmaster location, call 1.800.745.3000 or visit The Pearl Box Office is open Sunday from noon – 7 p.m., Monday from noon – 10:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday from noon – 7 p.m. and Thursday, Friday and Saturday from noon – 10 p.m. The Pearl is sponsored by Citi; for more information on upcoming concerts, call 702.942.6888.


  • Dec. 31 – Thirty Seconds to Mars; $75 & $125
  • Jan. 9 – Pauly Shore’s Vegas Is My Oyster Variety Show; $34 & $49
  • Jan. 15 – Lisa Lampanelli; $49.50
  • Feb. 25 – Stone Temple Pilots; $45, $65 & $85