Kaptain Robbie Knievel Attempts Jump at Spotlight 29 Casino October 29th

Jump highlights FREE 3-day festival “Daredevil in the Desert”

COACHELLA, CA – October 14, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Be a part of history and witness Kaptain Robbie Knievel attempt one of his world famous, death-defying motorcycle jumps on Saturday, October 29th at Spotlight 29 Casino.

In his first-ever appearance in the desert, the legendary daredevil will look to clear over 150 feet of tractor trailer trucks in the back parking lot at Spotlight 29.

“There are a lot of Knievel fans in California, so we are really excited to be here at Spotlight 29,” said Kaptain Knievel, the son of the late Evel Knievel. “People can expect to see a great show.”

The jump on Saturday, October 29th at 4pm, will cap off an exciting 3-day festival at Spotlight 29. “Daredevil in the Desert” takes place 10am – 8pm, Thursday, October 27th through Saturday, October 29th. The festival, and Kaptain Knievel motorcycle jump, are free and open to the public of all ages.

The free festival includes a classic car exhibition, as well as vendors, food, drinks, and a beer garden. Also, guests will be treated to a special show featuring the Globe of Death – a motorcycle stunt show where a number of motorcycles ride at the same time inside a mesh globe. Show times are 12pm, 2pm and 4pm on Thursday and Friday, and 10am, 12pm and 2pm on Saturday.

Players will have a couple of chances to sit alongside Kaptain Knievel during the week as he will play in a slot, poker and blackjack tournament.

  • Tuesday, October 25, 4pm – Slot Tournament
  • Wednesday, October 26, 6pm – Blackjack Tournament
  • Thursday, October 27, 5pm – Poker Tournament

For more information on how to enter any of these tournaments contact the poker room at: 760-775-3355.

Also, fans will have the opportunity to meet the most famous name on two wheels at a meet-and-greet on Friday, October 28th at 8pm in Groove inside the casino.

Thursday, October 27th – 10am – 8pm
Globe of Death:  12pm, 2pm, and 4pm
Friday, October 28th – 10am – 8pm
Globe of Death:  12pm, 2pm, and 4pm
Meet Kaptain Robbie Knievel:   8pm in Groove
Saturday, October 29th – 10am – 8pm
Globe of Death:  10am, 12pm, and 2pm
Kaptain Robbie Knievel jump:  4pm
High Flying Poker Tournament:  5:30pm

Contact:  Lisa S. Herman

SOURCE: Spotlight 29 Casino