(Graphic courtesy of AREA15)AREA15 LAUNCHES “ON THE DECKS” NFT COLLECTION OF STYLIZED PLAYING CARDSGuests Invited to NFT Launch Party Featuring DJ Sama’ Abdulhadi April 23
LAS VEGAS (March 2022) – AREA15, the immersive art and entertainment district located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, launches “On The Decks,” a one-of-a-kind digital NFT collection of stylized playing cards minted on the Polygon blockchain. Paying homage to table games throughout Las Vegas, the first drop in the NFT collection will feature a suit of hearts, including unique artworks, characters and AREA15 brand icons. To celebrate the launch of the first AREA15 digital collection, the entertainment district invites guests to an unforgettable NFT launch party on Saturday, April 23 featuring a live performance by world-renowned DJ Sama’ Abdulhadi. AREA15’s commitment to creative expression across all physical and digital platforms led to this program, it will be the first of many NFT’s offered as both collectible art and as a digital utility redeemable inside the entertainment complex. The “On The Decks” suit of hearts collection will also be available for purchase via digital auction on the Open Sea platform through April 22 leading up to the launch party. Auction winners of the first card drops not only will acquire ownership of the original digital NFT’s but also will receive exclusive passes to AREA15. The first drop for the suit of hearts will include:
- The Jack of Hearts, starting at $400 for the opening auction bid. Includes Experience Passes for four people.
- The Queen of Hearts, starting at $500 for the opening auction bid. Includes Ultimate Experience Passes for four people.
- The King of Hearts, starting at $500 for the opening auction bid. Includes Ultimate Experience Passes for four people.
- The Ace of Hearts, starting at $2,000 for the opening auction bid. Includes an Insider Package for 10 people.
- Cards numbered two through nine in the suit of hearts, starting as low as $2. Includes a 20 percent off promotion code to any ticket on AREA15.com.
Upon arriving at AREA15’s official NFT launch party, guests will witness the playing cards displayed digitally with projection-mapped technology inside The Portal, AREA15’s 360-degree 3D projection-mapped room. Attendees will also enjoy other mixed-reality experiences, digital giveaways, discounts redeemable inside AREA15 and a performance by internationally-recognized DJ Sama’ Abdulhadi. As one of the first DJs to emerge internationally from Palestine, Abdulhadi is renowned for her high-octane and punchy techno sounds featuring distinguished and defined musical arks. Tickets to AREA15’s NFT launch party are available for $17.95 per person and can be purchased here. AREA15 NFT owners will also receive free admission to the celebration. In addition, AREA15 invites fans of art, technology, music and entertainment to follow along throughout the summer as the entertainment complex launches other suits of cards in the deck, including diamonds, clubs and spades. With other releases of “On The Decks” suits of cards, AREA15 will host additional launch party celebrations.ABOUT AREA15 LAS VEGASAREA15, located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, represents the world’s first purpose-built immersive entertainment district offering live events, distinctive attractions, interactive art installations, extraordinary design elements, unique retail, ground-breaking technology, bars and eateries and much more. AREA15’s curated mix of dynamic destinations—including Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart, Lost Spirits Distillery, Illuminarium, Dueling Axes, Five Iron Golf, The Beast by Todd English, Wink World: Portals Into the Infinite, Museum Fiasco, Virtualis VR, Emporium Arcade Bar and many more—represents what’s next in experiential entertainment. With a robust, ever-changing roster of concerts, events, immersive art exhibitions, out-of-this-world nightlife and boundary-pushing production shows, AREA15 attracts visitors of all ages. AREA15 has received numerous accolades, including being named “Best Immersive Art Experience” by USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards, one of “The 10 Most Innovative Urban Development and Real Estate Companies of 2020” by Fast Company, “Reader’s Choice—Best Attraction” by Las Vegas Weekly, “Best Arts Hub” by Vegas Magazine, claiming the No. 1 spot in Blooloop’s “World’s Top 11 Immersive Art Experiences” and being included in Las Vegas Magazine’s Hall of Fame. Follow on Instagram and Twitter: @AREA15Official; Facebook: AREA15LasVegas and YouTube: AREA15. Hashtag: #AREA15. Click here for directions and here to download high-res images.