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Chiefs celebrate epic Super Bowl win at Vegas nightclub — PHOTOS

Updated February 12, 2024 - 2:57 pm

The Kansas City Chiefs just keep scoring in Las Vegas.

Hours after dispatching the San Francisco 49ers 25-22 in Super Bowl LVIII, Travis Kelce and (yes) Taylor Swift swept into Zouk Nightclub at Resorts World for the official team party.

Team owner Clark Hunt, head coach Andy Reid and Super Bowl MVP QB Patrick Mahomes rolled into the party with Ludacris, Megan Fox with Machine Gun Kelly, Ice Spice and Blake Lively.

Ludacris, The Chainsmokers and Post Malone were among the night’s entertainment at the private VIP event. Posty arrived in a Dallas Cowboys jacket (his famously favorite team), but Brittany Mahomes cajoled him into swapping it for a Chiefs’ letter jacket.

It’s another chapter in Vegas party lore.

“We couldn’t have written a better storybook finish,” Resorts World’s Chief Marketing Officer Ronn Nicolli said Monday morning. “For everything to come together the way it did, I mean, that last play of the game was epic and obviously the storyline with Taylor just led to something incredible.”

Mahomes and Kelce joined The Chainsmokers onstage. Kelce shouted, “Na, na, na, na, hey, hey, hey, goodbye!” from the DJ booth. Hunt, and the Lombardi trophy, were at his side. Mahomes also held the trophy aloft for the packed nightclub.

Jason Kelce, Travis’ brother in who plays for the Philadelphia Eagles, showed up at the party in a “Nacho Libre”-style mask. This is from Jack Black’s character from the movie of the same name. Kelce also dressed as Zach Galifianakis’ character from “The Hangover,” wearing a man purse and one-size-too-tight T-shirt.

Resorts World was the official hotel for the Kansas City Chiefs’ friends and family club and also non-playing personnel. The resort hostel hosted the team’s welcome reception and was also the official AFC Club House through Super Bowl week. Resorts World Theatre was the site for “NFL Honors” on Thursday night.

The hotel also has a marketing deal with Adidas, which also happens to be Mahomes’ brand for athletic apparel.

Nicolli, who joined Resorts World as vice president of Zouk Group Las Vegas, is a 20-year Las Vegas nightlife and hospitality veteran. He has extensive experience in booking major events.

“We worked on how to stand out in a time when every one of our competitors was trying to have voice over his weekend,” Nicolli said. “I think that everyone, citywide, really stepped up.”

Las Vegas’ first Super Bowl drew a dazzling array of celebs. Among those sighted a the game included mix of famous folks included, Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Elon Musk, Jay-Z and Beyonce, the Kardashian sisters, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Wayne Newton, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, Paul Rudd, Jared Leto, Shaquille O’Neal, Jon Hamm, Jeff Goldblum, Luke Combs, Justin Harely, Bad Bunny, Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons, Minka Kelly, Martha Stewart, Kelly Clarkson, Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jimmy Kimmel with sidekick Guillermo Rodriguez, Shania Twain, Jason Derulo, Tobe Nwigwe, Chad Johnson, Diplo, Sharelle Rosado, Marie Osmond, Gordon Ramsay, Guy Fieri, Queen Latifa and Carrot Top.

Cool Hang Alert

The Super Bowl telecast opened with a montage of Chiefs and 49ers talking of the upcoming game, played to Frank Sinatra’s version of “My Way.” A man who knows that song, an innumerable other classics, is back at Italian American Club Showroom. The great impressionist and interpreter Bob Anderson returns to the venue at 6:30 p.m. (dinner), 8 p.m. (show) Friday (go to iacvegas.com for intel).

Anderson forged a career in Vegas beginning in the early 1970s when he opened for Nancy Sinatra. He played such classic hotel-casinos as Desert Inn, and for a decade the Top of the Dunes, while appearing on the TV talk-show circuit.

Anderson’s “My Promise to Sinatra” is based on Anderson’s comments to Old Blue Eyes at the Sands in Atlantic City in 1994. Anderson, a saloon singer at heart, assured Sinatra he would carry the music of the Great American Song Book. Anderson is among the last to deliver these tunes, interpreting the music with genuine passion. Even a casual conversation with Anderson is a journey to the past, his verbiage peppered with such references as “the cats” for musicians. They don’t make them like Bob Anderson anymore, in Vegas or anywhere.

John Katsilometes’ column runs daily in the A section. His “PodKats!” podcast can be found at reviewjournal.com/podcasts. Contact him at jkatsilometes@reviewjournal.com. Follow @johnnykats on X, @JohnnyKats1 on Instagram.

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