Sapphire Gentlemen's Club

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Sapphire Gentlemen's Club is a chain of strip clubs.

Las Vegas[edit]

The Las Vegas club is located in Winchester, Nevada, United States, a part of the Las Vegas Valley. The 71,000 sq ft (6,600 m2) enterprise includes 10 VIP sky boxes and three lounges, and is billed as the world's largest nightclub. It was sold in 2006 for US$80 million in an auction to one of the two former part-owners.[1]

Sapphire's now hosts Men of Sapphire, the only male-choreographed revue show with a private show room for women only with lush VIP seating and premium alcohol.[2]

New York City[edit]

The New York City club is at East 60th Street, the site of the former Scores gentlemen's club. On March 26, 2009 it was reported that the club had invited Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and his wife, Thérèse Rein, to attend a private dinner whilst on his visit to the US. The Prime Minister's office declined to comment on the invitation.[3] This followed the report that he had visited Scores in September 2003 with New York Post editor Col Allan and Labor back bencher Warren Snowdon. At the time, Rudd was the Opposition Foreign Affairs spokesman and did not have a "completely clear recollection" of the visit, stating he had "drunk a fair bit". The revelation did not have an adverse effect on his standing in the opinion polls but he distanced himself from the event none-the-less.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robison, Jennifer (2006-01-24). "Sapphire Sold: Strip club bids bring $80 million". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved May 6, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Sienna Entertainment, VIP Passes Pool Parties". 
  3. ^ Crawford, Carly (2009-03-06). "New York strip club formerly called Scores has invited back Kevin Rudd but also Therese Rein". Herald Sun. Retrieved May 6, 2009. 
  4. ^ "It's Page Sex!". Daily News (New York). August 20, 2007. 

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