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COLIN JOST TO VISIT RIVERS CASINO PITTSBURGH

Apr 15, 2019, 11:15 AM
ReleaseDate:
Apr 15, 2019, 00:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

COLIN JOST TO VISIT RIVERS CASINO PITTSBURGH

“Saturday Night Live” star brings stand-up comedy to The Event Center on June 21

 

PITTSBURGH — April 15, 2019 — Actor, writer and comedian Colin Jost, brings his stand-up comedy show to The Event Center at Rivers Casino on Friday, June 21, at

8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and start at $25.

 

Jost is currently starring in the sixth season of his best known role as “Weekend Update” co-anchor on “Saturday Night Live.” He has also written and starred in the Paramount and Netflix original film “Staten Island Summer,” as well as recently hosted the 2018 Emmy Awards alongside his “Weekend Update” co-anchor, Michael Che.

 

“Colin Jost’s intelligent, quick wit and powerful punchlines will make for an awesome night in The Event Center,” said Bill Keena, general manager of Rivers Casino.

 

Prior to his late-night role, the Staten Island native started out as a writer for “Saturday Night Live” after graduating from Harvard University in 2005. Now, as a head writer for the show, Jost has won four Writers Guild Awards and a Peabody Award, and has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for his writing on “Saturday Night Live.”

 

Tickets for Colin Jost’s show and for all Rivers Casino Pittsburgh performances can be purchased in the Rivers Casino Gift Shop or at RiversCasino.com.

 

In addition to live performances and concerts, The Event Center at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh can be reserved for a variety of occasions, including corporate receptions, seminars, trade shows, weddings and more. The space features theatre-style seating for over 2,000 people or up to 800 for sit-down functions, and includes an integrated pre-function area.

 

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ABOUT RIVERS CASINO PITTSBURGH

Located along the Ohio River’s North Shore in Pittsburgh, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh features 2,710 slots, 124 table games (including a 30-table live poker room), 45 hybrid gaming seats and a designated Sportsbook area for live sports betting. The casino offers nine distinctive restaurants and bars—among them are Wheelhouse Bar & Grill, Grand View Buffet and FLIPT—a riverside amphitheater, a black box Event Center space, a multipurpose Ballroom, live music performances, free parking and promotions and giveaways daily. Rivers, which opened in 2009, employs approximately 1,700 Team Members and has been voted a great place to work in Pittsburgh. Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit RiversCasino.com.

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: A photo of Colin Jost is embedded in this release.

 

MEDIA CONTACT:
Hunter Filippo
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760 x 307

hunter@hornercom.com