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The Shark Club Discotheque, Patong's Most Celebrated Nightclub Set To Reopen In 2012
The Shark Club
It has been almost a decade since the closure of The Shark Club, however nobody in Phuket has forgotten the iconic nightclub that once dominated Patong's nightlife scene. Since 2002, there have been many new nightclubs come and go in Patong Beach, and none have enjoyed success at the same level as The Shark Club. New clubs like Seduction and Hollywood have been the flavor of the month when they opened, however they have failed to stand the test of time.
The Shark Club opened in the mid 1990s, and quickly established itself as the best nightclub in town. One of the things that separated The Shark Club from other clubs in Patong Beach was that there was a far more favourable ratio of women to men. While all the other clubs in town charged an admission fee, The Shark Club allowed Thai girls free admission. The result was that on any given night, the club would be filled with Patong's most attractive women and freelance bar girls.
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The owner of The Shark Club was well known to the people of Patong Beach during his stay in Phuket. He was not only the most successful club owner in town, he was also one of the most popular. The staff at the Shark Club were quite close to Kevin, and many people who worked for him have said that he was also a close friend. His close relationship with his staff as well as the people that came to his club on a regular basis was undoubtedly part of what made the club such a success.
Kevin always made his staff feel like they were part of his family, and they always respected him for that. This is something he is also hoping to achieve in his new club that is set to open in 2012. After many years away from the nightclub business, Kevin Radke has decided to go back to what he knows best. Those people who know and remember Kevin and his old club will be happy to hear the news that he is opening a new nightclub.
The Shark Club Brazil
The new Shark Club is set to open in Sao Paulo, Brazil near the end of 2012. The new club will be opening under the same name, with the same ownership and expectations are that they will capture the same magic that made the original Shark Club such an international success. The Shark Club will be holding a lucky draw with 2 lucky contestants winning an all expenses paid trip to the Grand Opening in Sao Paulo in 2012. To enter you can simply sign up at the clubs new website: www.thesharkclubbrazil.com