When it was recently reported that beleaguered pop superstar Britney Spears had been hand-picked to host the grand opening of the LAX nightclub at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, many of the non-believers were wondering why, in light of Brit’s trip to rehab earlier this year and her currently stalled comeback plans, she was the top choice of the hot club, whose L.A. venue is one of the city’s biggest celebrity haunts.However, one insider in the Las Vegas nightlife scene tells OK! that it was a smart move indeed. Despite what people may say, Britney’s still a huge draw, explains the source. She always attracts the right kind of buzz for the perfect Vegas party. It should be a night to remember.The big bash is set to happen at the Luxor Hotel on Friday, Aug. 31.Photo: Wireimage.com

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