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The Light Group Debuts Lily Bar & Lounge at Bellagio Resort & Casino

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

The Light Group Debuts Lily Bar & Lounge at Bellagio Resort & Casino08:00 EST Tuesday, February 07, 2012Grand Opening Celebration February 18LAS VEGAS, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Light Group, Las Vegas' leading hospitality development and management company, is excited to announce the opening of Lily Bar & Lounge at Bellagio Resort & Casino.  Lily opened its doors February 4, 2012 with a Grand Opening celebration scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18. The Las Vegas Strip's newest 3,393-square-foot upscale cocktail lounge is located in the epicenter of the resort's casino floor.The Light Group has enlisted award-winning master mixologist Emilio Tiburcio to develop Lily's creative and delicious cocktails, highlighted by trendy, seasonal drinks featuring unique ingredients.  Lily's specialty cocktail offerings will complement its wide variety of classic drinks.  Patrons also can enjoy a selection of appetizers and small plates, prepared by The Light Group's Fix Restaurant & Lounge at Bellagio, from 5-10 p.m.The Light Group tapped leading international design firm Munge Leung to execute Lily's sleek and sophisticated design. Patrons are surrounded by rich mahogany colors and golden tones that provide a warm and inviting atmosphere. Lily features high ceilings and large windows with panoramic views of the casino, giving the lounge a bright and airy feel.  By evening, Lily's lavish drapes descend for a more intimate and exclusive setting.  Imported Spanish stone tabletops and plush community-style ottomans complement Lily's luxurious aesthetics.Lily is an upscale cocktail lounge that will draw an elite national and international clientele.  The Light Group's newest bar and lounge destination inside the world-class Bellagio is an ideal setting to enjoy a cocktail, watch a sporting event or to mingle with the cre�me de la cr�eme of Las Vegas.  About Lily Bar & LoungeLily Bar & Lounge is located amidst the casino floor at Bellagio.  Lily is open seven days a week, Noon - 4 a.m. For table reservations and additional information, visit www.lightgroup.com or call 702.693.8300.About The Light GroupThe Light Group is one of the United States' leading hospitality development and management companies, renowned for shaping the nightlife landscape on the Las Vegas Strip. Founded by Andrew Sasson and Andy Masi, the company manages and operates 15 food and beverage venues within the AAA Five Diamond Bellagio Resort & Casino, ARIA Resort & Casino, The Mirage Hotel & Casino and Monte Carlo Resort and Casino. About Bellagio Resort & CasinoInspired by the beautiful villages of Europe, the AAA Five Diamond Bellagio overlooks a Mediterranean-blue, 8 1/2-acre lake, where fountains perform a magnificent aquatic ballet choreographed to music and lights. Within Bellagio are award-winning dining experiences including two AAA Five Diamond restaurants, Julian Serrano's Picasso and Le Cirque from the renowned Maccioni family. Bellagio is home to an impressive collection of luxury retailers including Louis Vuitton, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Tiffany & Co., Breguet, Prada, Fred Leighton, Chanel, Dior, Fendi, Bottega Veneta, Herme�s and OMEGA. A world-class art gallery, the exquisite Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, the stunning "O" by Cirque du Soleil®, a luxurious spa and salon, dynamic nightlife at The Bank, Hyde Bellagio and Lily Bar & Lounge (opening February 2012) and an elegant casino all add to the extraordinary Bellagio experience. Bellagio is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International? (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit www.bellagio.com or call toll free at (888) 987-6667 or find us on Facebook and Twitter. SOURCE The Light GroupFor further information: The Light Group, Anna Feiner / Beth Bartolini, +1-702-693-8300, Afeiner@lightlv.com / Bbartolini@lightlv.com