Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 06:38PM
Dodd Vickers

Rumors have been flying for some time with regard to the status of Lance Burton's contract with the Monte Carlo which expired last week. At a press conference this afternoon, it was announced that Lance would renew his contract at the casino for an additional six years. "It seemed like forever at the time, but then you get there and you go, 'Well gee, where'd the 13 years go?' '" Burton told the media. When asked if he would extend or renew his contract beyond the 2015 date, Lance said, "That's hard to say—I can't look that far ahead of time." Lance is still recovering from an accident that resulted in a broken foot last month, but fully expects to return to the stage on July 7th. At the press conference, Mayor Oscar Goodman proclaimed July 7  "Lance Burton Day."

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