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“A FUNNY THING HAPPENED AT RIVERS CASINO” RETURNS TO PITTSBURGH

Jan 31, 2018, 10:33 AM
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“A FUNNY THING HAPPENED AT RIVERS CASINO” RETURNS TO PITTSBURGH

Winter comedy series features a spectrum of ‘Burgh talent

PITTSBURGH — Jan. 31, 2018 — Rivers Casino brings back its popular stand-up comedy series, “A Funny Thing Happened at Rivers Casino,” on Thursdays this winter from Feb. 1 to March 8.

The new lineup of comedy acts will be performed in the back of Wheelhouse Bar & Grill and hosted by Pittsburgh comedian, Tony “T-Robe” Roberson. T-Robe got his break in entertainment by making crowds roar at open mic nights in local bars. Since then, T-Robe’s career has taken off; he has shared the stage with numerous film and television stars.

This season’s comedy lineup features Western Pa. talent, as well as comics who perform all across the country, including:

  • Feb. 1: John Bruton and Chuck Kreiger
  • Feb. 8: Brian Tidwell and Shaun Blackham
  • Feb. 15: Ray Zawodni and Derrick Knopsnyder
  • Feb. 22: Jeff Konkle and TuRae
  • March 1: Shannon Norman and Mike Wysocki
  • March 8: Ramsey Daniels and Gene Collier

Each night’s comedy act begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets cost $20, which includes $10 Free Slot Play or Match Play. Visit RiversCasino.com or Rivers’ gift shop to purchase tickets.

“This hilarious winter comedy series is sure to get our guests out and laughing,” said Bill Keena, general manager of Rivers Casino. “And everyone knows, laughter is good for the soul.”

To learn more about other exciting entertainment offered by Rivers Casino, visit RiversCasino.com. Rivers Casino is open to the public, and guests must be 21 years of age or older.

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ABOUT RIVERS CASINO
Opened in 2009, Rivers Casino has been voted a “Best Place to Work” in the Pittsburgh Business Times, a “Top Workplace” in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Best Overall Gaming Resort” in Pennsylvania by Casino Player magazine and “Best Overall Casino” in Pennsylvania by Strictly Slots magazine. The casino features more than 2,900 slots, 92 table games, a 30-table poker room, nine distinctive restaurants and bars, a riverside amphitheater, a multi-purpose event space, live music performances, free parking and multiple promotions and giveaways daily. More than $767 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit RiversCasino.com.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The winter comedy stand-up series “A Funny Thing Happened at Rivers Casino” will be hosted by local comedian Tony “T-Robe” Roberson.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Hunter Filippo
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760, ext. 307
hunter@hornercom.com