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Austin ‘Chumlee’ Russell to celebrate 30th birthday tonight at LAX


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Austin “Chumlee” Russell at the 3rd Annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards at The Pearl in the Palms on Dec. 1, 2010.

Austin “Chumlee” Russell, one of Las Vegas’ favorite native sons and a breakout star of the hit reality TV series “Pawn Stars,” celebrates his 30th birthday at LAX in the Luxor tonight, with plans to meet his fans, pose for photographs and show off his keen fashion sense.

As one of the History Channel’s highest-rated and most successful shows, “Pawn Stars” has propelled Gold & Silver Pawn into the spotlight as one of the most popular attractions on Las Vegas Boulevard in downtown (lines form every morning to enter the main area of the store).

Check back for coverage of the Big 3-0 festivities; will co-stars Rick Harrison, Corey Harrison and Richard Harrison take part in the milestone celebration? Meantime, check out Mr. Vegas DeLuxe Robin Leach’s weekly Weekend Celebrity Preview posted Friday morning for your continuing celebrity journalism fix, er, needs.

Don Chareunsy is editor of and senior editor, arts and entertainment, of

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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