Ninth Annual Wine & Music Festival Nov. 13 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

The Ninth Annual Wine & Music Festival will take place at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 3 to 10 p.m. in the Rollins Center ballroom. This year’s event will highlight the ‘80s with entertainment by tribute performances of pop icons like Madonna, Prince,... - October 01, 2010

Sign Up Deadline Aug. 24 for Frankie’s Bocce Tournament & Italian Festival

The registration deadline for Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s inaugural Frankie’s Bocce Ball Tournament & Italian Festival is Aug. 25. Teams interested in participating in the Bocce Ball Tournament should call Jeannine Lahey at 302-857-2166. The bocce ball tournament will be set... - August 23, 2010

Family Fun for Everyone at Summer BBQ Event

The Fifth Annual Diamond State BBQ Championship at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will be held on Saturday, August 21, beginning at 10 a.m. with more exhibits, attractions and entertainment than ever before. Popular returning events include Delaware’s Strongest Man Contest, the Big Boys Toys... - August 11, 2010

Frankie’s Bocce Tournament and Italian Festival Premieres at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Sept. 4 & 5

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino announces the inaugural Frankie’s Bocce Ball Tournament & Italian Festival to take place on Saturday, Sept. 4 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The bocce tournament courses will be set up in the Rollins Center ballroom in... - August 07, 2010

Elvis Tribute Contest and Festival Honors "The King" Aug. 6 & 7

Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will celebrate the life of “The King of Rock & Roll,” the late Elvis Aaron Presley, who would have been 75 this year. A competition to determine the best Elvis tribute artist will be presented through a series of performances on Aug. - July 21, 2010

Celebrity Judges Named for Diamond State BBQ Championship Aug. 21

Emmy Award winner Brian Gurry, host of the popular “American Builder” reality-based home improvement show on Comcast Sportsnet, and Tony Luke of Tony Luke’s Old Philly Style Sandwiches will appear as a celebrity judges for the Fifth Annual Diamond State BBQ Championship on... - July 17, 2010

Hardcore Boxer Fights to Overcome Hard-Knock Life at Dover Downs Aug. 27

Friday Night Fights at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, featuring the battle for the IBF Junior Welterweight Title, will re-introduce heavyweight Amir Mansour to the boxing realm on August 27 in the Rollins Center. Amir “Hardcore” Mansour has not officially raised a gloved fist in the... - July 16, 2010

A Real Diamond Shines This Summer, "If You Know What I Mean"

The Real Diamond is a premiere Neil Diamond Tribute Band set to perform on stage in Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino on Saturday, July 31 and Saturday, September 18. The Real Diamond set list runs like a Neil Diamond greatest of the greatest hits CD, including note-for-note... - July 15, 2010

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Set to Unveil Crown Royal Poker Room

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is scheduled to open its newest amenity – the Crown Royal Poker Room, on Monday, July 12, from noon to 8 p.m., to undergo a two-day requisite period of testing for Delaware Lottery. Pending approval by Lottery officials, 24-hour daily operations will begin on... - July 10, 2010

IBF Title on the Line at Friday Night Fights August 27

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will host the IBF North American Junior Middleweight Title Fight as part of the Friday Night Fight series on August 27 in the Rollins Center ballroom. Fights begin at 7:30 p.m. Terrance “Heat” Cauthen (35-6, 9 KOs) of Trenton, N.J., will face off against... - July 09, 2010

Comedy Explosion Tour Coming to Dover July 23

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will host the Comedy Explosion Tour, presented by Bobby Wilson Entertainment in the Rollins Center on Friday, July 23, at 9 p.m. The performance features comedians Rodney Perry, Cocoa Brown, Honest John and Rob Stapleton and is scheduled to run until 11:30 p.m. with... - July 02, 2010

Russo and Steele Collectible Automobile Auction a Prized Getaway, Vintage ‘vettes, Mustangs, Camaros Set to Go on the Auction Block

Classic car dreams will become reality in unique fashion when three car auction getaways, valued at $50,000 each will be given away at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in the Pick Your Classic Car Giveaway. Additional prizes totaling $100,000 in cash and play will given away in the promotion, which... - June 20, 2010

Diamond State BBQ Championship Moves to August

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will present the Fifth Annual Diamond State BBQ Championship on Saturday, August 21, months earlier than previous years’ events held in October. The event is a sanctioned competition on the Kansas City Barbeque Society circuit and will again be held in the... - June 16, 2010

Dover Downs Gets Set for Live Table Games

Preparations are continuing at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino for the expected opening of live table game operations near the end of June. Craps, Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat, 3-Card Poker and Pai Gow Poker are among the games to be offered. A truckload of 40 new gaming tables were delivered on... - June 10, 2010

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Makes Way for Table Games

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is continuing a remodel in the main casino and a retrofit of the third floor to accommodate live table game operations. Table games in the casino are anticipated to go live by the end of June. The former simulcast area on the third floor is being retrofitted into a... - May 20, 2010

Glenn Miller Orchestra Returns to Dover

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra® is scheduled to perform in the Rollins Center® at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at 7 p.m. Glenn Miller was among the most successful dance bandleaders in the Swing Era of the 1930s and ‘40s. Tickets go on sale April... - April 22, 2010

Why Men Cheat and Why Women Cheat to be First Stage Plays Hosted at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will for the first time host two stage play productions in the Rollins Center, beginning with the popular comedy “Why Men Cheat” on Friday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m. followed by its sister production “Why Women Cheat” on Saturday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m. - March 13, 2010

First Annual Bridal Show Presented by Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will hold its First Annual Bridal Show on Saturday, March 20, 2010, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Rollins Center ballroom. Admission is free. The event will showcase wedding planning tips and tools provided by industry professionals, a roving fashion show, makeovers,... - February 26, 2010

Old-School Bebop and R&B/Soul Tunes Fire to Life in Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will host two energetic show bands this month beginning on Saturday, December 12 with bebop, beach-party band Eugene Pitt & The Jive Five, followed on Saturday, December 26 by jazzy/rock-and-roll/doowop group Kenny Vance & The Planotones. The... - December 05, 2009

$200,000 Giveaway on Cars, Cash and Play Richest so Far

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will begin the new year with its largest giveaway to date. The promotion includes a 2010 Ford Mustang, 2010 Toyota RAV4, 2010 Chevrolet Camaro, two $20,000 cash prizes and tens of thousands more in cash and play. The promotion will begin on January 1. “This is... - December 05, 2009

Party Bands on Thanksgiving Weekend Rock the Holidays to a Great Start

Three regional party bands are scheduled to appear on Thanksgiving weekend in Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino beginning with regionally well-known Chorduroy on Wednesday, November 25. On Black Friday, November 27, Steamroller Picnic will perform and on Saturday, November 28 The... - November 25, 2009

Edgewood Man Hits Mega Jackpot at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

Tracy Shepard, a 68-year-old retiree from Edgewood, Md., won a hefty $410,835 jackpot last night on a one-dollar Wheel of Fortune® MegaJackpots® machine, a progressive game linked to all three of Delaware’s casinos. Mr. Shepard sat speechless before the winning slot machine for... - November 13, 2009

Big Daddy Graham and Bill Haley’s Comets to Entertain in Dover This Month

Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is set to rock around the clock with the legendary Bill Haley’s Comets on Saturday, November 14 for two performances at 9:15 and 11:15 p.m. On Saturday, November 21, Philly comedian and radio personality, Big Daddy Graham will appear for one... - November 06, 2009

Best of Gaming Awards Announced

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino has been recognized as a “Best of Gaming” and “Best of Slots” winner for the seventh consecutive year in the annual reader and critic polls conducted by Casino Player and Strictly Slots, the nation’s leading consumer gaming... - November 04, 2009

Local Man Wins Big on Sports Betting at Dover Downs

A Magnolia, Del., man picked the right teams to win on his two 10-team parlay tickets last weekend at the Race & Sports Book at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. This week he cashed in his $100 and $20 tickets with each paying 800 to 1 odds. After the final score, the very happy Kent Countian... - November 01, 2009

Frankie's Neighborhood Restaurant Opens in Dover Tuesday

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino opened a new Italian restaurant called Frankie’s on September 1. The restaurant is located in The Colonnade and serves authentic Italian specialties at affordable prices in a casual, friendly atmosphere. Frankie’s serves homemade pastas and sauces with... - September 16, 2009

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