South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa will host the Brendan Gaughan Celebrity Blackjack Tournament on Thursday, October 12 from 4 – 7 p.m. Participants will get to play alongside some of NASCAR’s top drivers and other celebrities to officially kickoff the South Point 400 weekend.

The event is star-studded with celebrity players including former NASCAR Cup Champion Kevin Harvick, NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace, current NASCAR star Chris Buescher, former Xfinity Series champion Daniel Hemric, ex-Vegas Golden Knights captain Deryk Engelland and NBC Sports announcer Rick Allen. More celebrity players will be added as the event draws closer.

Fans who purchase a spot for a team of three will have the chance to play throughout the night with the celebrities. Participants will also get to enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres prior to starting the tournament. The buy-in price for a team of three is $1,200 and includes $5,000 in playing chips for each player. No individual signups are available for this tournament. Former NASCAR driver and event host Brendan Gaughan will deal the final round of the night. The team who wins first place will receive $5,000. Second and third place teams will receive $3,000 and $2,000 respectively. Fourth and fifth place teams will receive dinner for two to Silverado Steak House or Don Vito’s and dinner for two to Baja Miguel’s or Primarily Prime Rib respectively for each player.

The proceeds from the event will benefit the Las Vegas chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities. For a full list of participants and how to purchase a buy-in, please visit: