August 15, 2004 02:30 PM

A Hilton sister got married in Las Vegas this weekend – and it wasn t Paris.

After a night of partying at The Palms Hotel and Casino, younger sister Nicky, 20, was secretly wed early Sunday morning at a Las Vegas wedding chapel, PEOPLE has learned. The groom is Todd Andrew Meister, 33, of New York, a former boyfriend.

Shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday morning, Nicholai Olivia Hilton applied for a marriage license with Todd Andrew Meister. (The groom is the son of Robert Alan Meister and Wendy Joy Alexander.) It s the first marriage for both.

The couple left the Las Vegas courthouse and walked about 50 steps to The Las Vegas Wedding Bureau and Vegas Chapel. Sister Paris, Bijou Phillips and Hard Rock Casino headliner Jeff Beacher also attended the ceremony, a source tells PEOPLE.

Earlier in the evening, Nicky was seen having dinner at The Palms’s Little Buddha restaurant with Paris, Phillips, Lindsay Lohan, Tara Reid and several other friends. She later danced while rapper Doug E. Fresh performed.

Hilton has a successful career as a designer of handbags and other fashion accessories in the U.S. and Japan.

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