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Worldwide illusionist competition „Olybet MagicMania” will take place in Riga for the first time.

Posted on 21. September 2015

Worldwide illusionist competition „Olybet  MagicMania” will take place in Riga for the first time.

For the first time so close to viewers…

After successful performances in theaters inChina, illusionists Pecolli have decided to delight Latvian viewers with a unique event – worldwide illusionist competition „Olybet MagicMania”. The competition will take place in Olympic Voodoo Casino,Elizabetes street55, at 19:30.

12 wonderful illusionists from 10 countries will compete in 2 categories – stage tricks and close-up tricks. Illusionists Pecolli have made a careful selection to invite one of the most talented illusionists toLatvia. Professional skills were not the only factors in selection, originality was also an important factor. For example, illusionist fromItalywill turn smaller and smaller during his performance, however illusionist fromBelgiumwill become a DJ and will make unbelievable manipulations with CDs. Contestant fromRussiawill surprise with popular fast costume transformation tricks.Latviawill be also represented in the competition.

This event is unique also because the entrance ticket is only a smile and password „Olybet MagicMania”. While illusionists, who will win the first place in each category with their talent and skills, will receive a 1500€ prize for professional development. Second place winners will receive a 500€ prize in each category.

Illusionists Pecolli have promised several surprises during the evening - „Olybet MagicMania” visitors will have an exclusive chance to take photos with the official Sean Connery lookalike Nick Richmond from England, as well as enjoy the magic fascination of virtuoso Joachim Solberg fromDenmark. He is a frequent guest on Danish television, he can brilliantly manipulate not only with objects, but also with people's minds.

Will visitors have the chance to witness one of the world’s oldest tricks – sawing a woman into pieces? Those, who will find time to visit „Olybet MagicMania”, will find out.

It is worth to believe in miracles!

For additional information and accreditation:

Andrejs Jerkins
Olympic Casino Latvia Marketing and Service Development Manager
Phone: +371 678 78 171
E-mail: andrejs.jerkins@oc.eu

About Olympic Casino Latvia

Olympic Casino Latvia (OCL) is a subsidiary of the Estonian enterprise Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG) and is the second largest casino operator in Latvia.

OEG entered Latvian market in 2002 by establishing Olympic Casino Latvia. Currently OEG controls 31 casinos in Riga and the biggest cities of Latvia: Ventspils, Liepāja, Saldus, Jelgava, Jūrmala, Ogre, Sigulda, Cēsis, Valmiera, Madona, Jēkabpils, Rēzekne and Daugavpils.

As of September 2015, OEG in Latvia owned 1066 gaming machines and 28 gaming tables. OEG employs 700 workers and is a socially responsible enterprise whose activity has been appraised by it’s inclusion in Sustainability Index’s Gold category and in the so-called State Revenue Service’s “white list”.