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Longtime Las Vegas performer Tony Sacca dies at 65

Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Tony Sacca has died. He was 65.

Sacca passed away late Monday night at Spring Valley Hospital. His wife and partner of 12 years, Josette Leblond, was present.

The Clark County Coroner's Office said his death was related cardiopulmonary arrest and an unknown etiology.

Sacca spent the past three decades entertaining locals and visitors to Las Vegas. His most recent project was “Tony Sacca's Vegas The Story” that played every afternoon at Bally's.

Besides being on stage and on local television, he was well-known in the community. Sacca hosted the long-running San Gennaro food festival.

Sacca, along with his brother, Robert, performed as the Sacca Twins beginning in the 1970s, becoming one of the nation’s top show bands, according to his biography on his website.

Robert Sacca died in 1999.

His show, “Classic Vegas Entertainment,” ran overnight on the weekends on KSNV.

One of Tony's friends and performers in “Vegas The Story,” Joelle Righetti, says she just performed with him on Saturday and says he will be missed.

" I don't think it's really set in yet,” she said. “I think I'm still in shock. He was such a large part of our community. He was a great friend.”

According to Bally's, all future showings of "Vegas The Story" have been canceled.

Funeral arrangements remain pending.

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