Celebs at Palms Casino & Resort June 19-21

Ida Ljungqvist (second from left) Playmate of the Year 2009
On Sunday, June 21, 2009 Playboy Playmate of the Year Ida Ljungqvist (second from left above), hosted GOODLIFE Sunday at Playboy Club last night (Photo credit: Joe Fury)Wearing an elegant black sequin dress, she sipped on Ketel One and Red Bull cocktails while talking with admirers and enjoying the company of her friends at her VIP table.

Saturday, June 20

Las Vegas journalist and socialite, Robin Leach, enjoyed a great dinner at Nove Italiano Saturday night.

At N9NE Steakhouse, UFC President Dana White dined with a party of 10. Dressed casually in a black shirt and jeans, White started with the signature rock shrimp and for his main entree, had the filet mignon and a side of creamed corn. Also at N9NE Steakhouse was film maker and script writer M. Night Shyamalan, accompanied by seven guests. Shyamalan started with the Kobe Carpaccio and then had the Kobe burger for his entree. He was seen sipping FIJI Water and also enjoying some signature espresso shots.

At Rain Nightclub, musician Bradford Delson experienced Paul Oakenfold Presents: Planet Perfecto with one female friend. They left a little after midnight. NHL player for the Atlanta Thrashers Jim Slater who partied at a VIP table with 12 others. They were seen taking shots.

At Moon Nightclub, MMA fighters Nate Diaz and Kristopher Cope partied at a VIP table with a party of 10 drinking mixed vodka drinks.

Photo credit: Shane O’Neal_N9NE Group.

Also at Moon Nightclub was actor, comedian and radio personality Harland Williams who was joined by an entourage of 10, including 2009 Playboy Playmate of the Year, Ida Ljungqvist. They arrived shortly after checking out the scene at Playboy Club and left Moon Nightclub a little after 3 a.m.

Other celebrities at Moon Nightclub and Playboy Club included: professional poker player David Ulliot a.k.a. Devilfish; film maker and script writer Shyamalan who was seen drinking Ketel One mixed drinks; and MMA fighter Diego Sanchez, who enjoyed Ketel One mixed drinks with 40 friends at a VIP table at Moon Nightclub.

Friday, June 19

The Ditch Dating Game kicked off on Friday afternoon during the Ditch Fridays weekly pool party. The interactive dating game is created for Las Vegas’ sexiest single men and ladies. Two couples were selected for each game and were awarded dinner at Nove Italiano and a VIP table and bottle service at Rain Nightclub during DJ AM Fridays. The Ditch Dating Game featured Emily Gimmel of SOAPnet’s reality series Southern Belles and 702.tv and N9NE Group’s own David Gutierrez. DJ Cubeechee was on hand spinning for the packed party.

Jeremy Roenick and friends
Jeremy Roenick and friends

Photo credit: Joe Fury.

NHL athletes in attendance included: Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals; Evgeni Malkin, aka Geno, of the Pittsburgh Penguins was spotted catching some sun with two friends; and Jeremy Roenick of the San Jose Sharks was joined by a large group at one of the cabanas where they were seen drinking Pina Coladas and Ketel One Vodka.

The-Dream
The-Dream

Photo credit: Joe Fury.

R&B singer-songwriter Christina Milian and Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter The-Dream were spotted together in a VIP cabana joined by a large group of friends, security and their manager. Mid-afternoon The-Dream took the stage and performed for the crowd. Afterwards he stayed around to chat with fans.

Funny Car drag racer Ashley Force Hood, daughter of NHRA Funny Car champion John Force and first woman to win at the NHRA Summit, arrived with sister Courtney Force and several additional girls in a cabana. Ashley was sipping Twisted Lemonade while Courtney enjoyed a virgin daiquiri.

Clay Guida
Clay Guida

Photo credit: Joe Fury.

UFC fighter Clay Guida was joined by three friends was spotted doing a sparring session poolside with his trainer. They drank FIJI Water while they hung out together.

On Friday evening, Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics was joined by a friend for dinner in the lounge at N9NE Steakhouse. They enjoyed the Rock Shrimp and Salmon along with tequila. Pierce was wearing a bright yellow polo shirt with Gucci pants and shoes. At a separate table was retired NHL player Gordie Howe aka Mr. Hockey. He was joined by four guests and they dined in the main dining room. Howe enjoyed onion soup, a bone-in Rib Eye and Smores for dessert. He stopped by the kitchen after dinner to greet the N9NE Steakhouse team members. NHL star Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals was also seen having dinner at N9NE Steakhouse. He had the onion soup and calamari along with a filet and lobster mashed potatoes. He was wearing Dolce & Gabana sweatpants and a white t-shirt.

At Nove Italiano UFC fighters included Diego Sanchez, Joe Stevenson and Melvin Guillard each dining separately with family and friends. Sanchez and Stevenson dined on specially prepared meals created by Executive Chef Geno Bernardo. Sanchez even brought some of his own food for the chef to prepare. Guillard enjoyed the Bufala Mozzarella Pizza and the Nove Spaghetti.

At Rain Nightclub UFC fighter Clay Guida was joined by two friends was spotted saying hello to fans and posing for a few photos. He was wearing a backwards hat and cargo pants. NHL player Jim Slater of the Atlanta Thrashers was joined by a large group at a table on the dance floor. He wore a black button up shirt and was seen taking shots with fellow hockey players and friends. Paul Pierce was at a VIP table on the stage drinking FIJI Water. Guests at AM Fridays enjoyed the sounds of DJ Adam 12.

Joe Rogan at ghostbar
Joe Rogan at ghostbar

Photo credit: Joe Fury.

Over at ghostbar, UFC commentator Joe Rogan was seen hanging out and drinking FIJI Water. He was dressed in a grey t-shirt, black boots and jeans.

Harland Williams and Cort McGowen at Playboy
Harland Williams and Cort McGowen at Playboy

Photo credit: Shane O’Neal/N9NE Group.

At Playboy Club actor, comedian and radio personality Harland Williams was seen at a VIP table drinking FIJI Water and Ketel One Vodka. He was wearing a blue shirt with the name “Larry” on it. He posed for photos with comedian Cort McGowen.

Moon Nightclub hosted a Get Lucky in Las Vegas Hockey Party with special guests Bobby Ryan of the Anaheim Ducks, Jeremy Roenick of the San Jose Sharks, Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals and Brian Campbell of the Chicago Blackheads. The NHL stars lined the dance floor at VIP tables where they were joined by friends and hung out and posed for photos with fans throughout the night. The groups enjoyed FIJI Water, Miller Lite and Ketel One Vodka.