The stars came out after a great win to support the Lakers Youth Foundation at the Lakers Casino Night presented by OneWest Bank and Pechanga Resort & Casino. The night included Pechanga casino table games, a Just Dance station on the Wii, popchips Pop-a-Shot, Photoboothless, food from Wolfgang Puck and drinks provided by Finlandia Vodka. The night was hosted by TV personality Jillian Barberie, comedian Heather McDonald, and Laker commentator John Ireland. Also, special performances from Laker Girls, artist David Garibaldi, Jalles Franca as MJ the Legend, RedFoo and the Party Rock crew.
Celeb attendees include Sarah Hyland joined by Modern Family cast mates Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. Glee friends Amber Riley, Chord Overstreet and Harry Shum Jr. as well as One Tree Hill alums Chad Michael Murray and Bethany Joy Lenz. Also, at the party was Dancing with the Stars Cheryl Burke and Derek Hough. Spotted playing poker was Gilles Marini, David Arquette, Nick Zano and Kevin Dillon. Other stars in attendance were Hailee Steinfeld, Shenae Grimes and True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten.
Fans had the chance to battle their favorite Laker players including Dwight Howard in a game of Just Dance or Steve Nash at the popchips Pop-a-Shot hoops. Kobe hung out with RedFoo in the High Rollers VIP Suite while posing for photo in La Freak gear.
In the Crocs corner, it was a family affair where Willie Garson & son and Garcelle Beauvais & her sons picked out their favorite shoes to take home. Gilles Marini stopped by and received the latest Ultimate Ears headphones. Jessica Lowndes spent time with her boyfriend checking out shoes at OceanMinded while Wendi McLendon-Covey was hanging out at Good Works. Chad Michael Murray stopped to check out BlenderBottle. Other participants include Simon G. Jewelry and Frankie B. Denim.
The night raised funds to help inspire and drive youth in the local communities and as Pau Gasol shared to “follow your dreams and don’t give up!” All the Laker players were present to support and helped raise funds for this great cause.