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VEGAS.com and House of Blues Concerts ink partnership in Southern California

Las Vegas, Nevada -- April 26, 2002. VEGAS.com's most loyal customers, Californians, will be the first to get VEGAS.com VIP access to a limited number of great seats at major events in Southern California as part of a deal announced by VEGAS.com and House of Blues Concerts, Inc. The program is launching at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles on April 27th, and the Coors Amphitheatre in the San Diego area on April 28th. The partnership between the two companies brings play-for-fun blackjack tables, craps tables and roulette tables to select concerts at the venues as a free, added-value experience.

"Vegas is synonymous with entertainment - live entertainment, music, comedy, gaming, etc? - so we selected the best venues with the most extensive entertainment lineups and are letting our customers know that they don't have to worry about a show being sold out - if they're a good VEGAS.com customer" said Howard Lefkowitz, CEO of VEGAS.com.

VEGAS.com is the most comprehensive website for access, information, travel reservations to hotels, entertainment venues, restaurants, golf and spa facilities in Vegas. VIP status increases with purchases, entering contests or simply using the VEGAS.com site for its valuable information. The deal allows VEGAS.com VIP customers and registered users access to, and the right to purchase, a limited number of VIP seats for Concerts at the House of Blues Concerts' venues.

"VEGAS.com is the type of partner we look for at House of Blues Concerts, they are focused on enhancing our patrons' experience and enjoyment while attending concerts at our venues," said Daniel Segal, vice president of corporate partnerships for House of Blues Concerts.

About HOB Entertainment, Inc.
HOB Entertainment, Inc., a Los Angeles-based global entertainment company, is the definitive live music brand. Founded in 1992, this dynamic company with soul, spirit and vision is comprised of several unique businesses, including:

- House of Blues Concerts, Inc., which owns, operates or exclusively books 20 arena and amphitheatre venues throughout North America, including Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Dallas, Austin, Seattle (The Gorge), Atlanta, Cleveland, Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.
- House of Blues Clubs, which operate 1,000 - 2,000 capacity venues located in Cambridge, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Chicago, Myrtle Beach, Orlando, Las Vegas and Anaheim, and includes the House Of Blues Club Network.
H ouse of Blues - IT IS LIVE!

About www.VEGAS.com
VEGAS.com is the most comprehensive website for the most entertaining city in the world: Vegas. Ranked as the world's No. 1 city travel site by comScore Media Metrix, and one of the world's top 50 travel sites by Alexa, VEGAS.com features nearly all of the city's hotels, shows, restaurants, tours and golf courses in one place. Book online at www.vegas.com or espanol.vegas.com, call 1-800-851-1703 or 1-888-719-4040 in Spanish, or visit one of more than a dozen retail locations at major hotels including the MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Paris, Bally's, the Palms and the Stardust. VEGAS.com is the key to finding, planning and reserving at spas, restaurants, entertainment and strip clubs, casinos, attractions nightclubs and events and provides up-to-date and extensive information that enables visitors to effectively plan their entire trip. Located in Henderson, Nevada, VEGAS.com was launched in 1998 and is owned by the Greenspun Family, who has significant interests in the media, communication, real estate and gaming industries. In addition, the family is partners with Cox Communications of Las Vegas and Landmark Communications in a 24-hour local, all-news cable channel.

Contact: Pamela Johnston

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