Dover, DE, June 09, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Renowned comedian and actor Carlos Mencia will appear for a one-night-only performance at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino on Friday, Aug. 24 at 9 p.m. Tickets go on sale tomorrow at noon for $30 - $60 and may be purchased through VIP Services at 800-711-5882 or doverdowns.com.
Mencia is one of today’s most popular entertainers and comics with his man-on-the-street interviews, studio comedy, commercial parodies, nationwide sold-out tours and films, including most recently the 2010 family comedy Our Family Wedding with America Ferrara and Forest Whitaker.
Mencia has a long list of comedy specials including “New Territory,” aired last December on Comedy Central, “Mind of Mencia,” “Carlos Mencia: Not For the Easily Offended,” and “Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached.” In 2002, Mencia received a CableACE Award nomination for Best Stand-Up Comedy Special for his HBO special. Mencia’s other TV appearances include MADtv, The Shield, Moesha, In Living Color, the Arsenio Hall Show, The Bernie Mac Show and An Evening at The Improv.
Mencia’s highly successful, nationwide tours include “The Administration of Laughter” in 2009, “At Close Range” in 2008, “Carlos Mencia Live” in 2007, and the USO holiday circuit tour performing for American Troops in the Middle East in Afghanistan, Qatar, Baghdad, Kirkuk and Turkey.
About Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
Owned by Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DDE), Dover Downs Hotel & Casino® is a premier gaming and entertainment resort destination in the Mid-Atlantic region. Gaming operations consist of approximately 2,500 slots and a full complement of table games including poker. The AAA-rated Four Diamond hotel is Delaware’s largest with 500 luxurious rooms/suites and amenities including a full-service spa/salon, concert hall and 41,500 sq. ft. of multi-use event space. Live, world-class harness racing is featured November through April, and horse racing is simulcast year-round. Professional football parlay betting is accepted during the season. Additional property amenities include multiple restaurants from fine dining to casual fare, bars/lounges and retail shops. For more information, please visit www.doverdowns.com.