Comedy Icon Russell Peters to perform Up-Close & Intimate at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver and River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (March 23, 2015) – Canada’s #1 stand-up export, Russell Peters is once again getting ready to hit the road for his Almost Famous World Tour which will include dates at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on November 4, 5 & 6, 2015 and at River Rock Casino Resort on November 7, 8 & 9, 2015.

Russell has spent over the past twenty-five years building a career where he’s become one of the biggest comics in the world. He has sold out arenas from Madison Square Garden to the Sydney Opera House and has also performed for the troops in Afghanistan, Iraq and on the USS Eisenhower and HMCS Winnipeg,

He has made countless television appearances on the late-night talk show circuit and just last year, he joined NBC’s Last Comic Standing as one of the show’s judges. His film credits include roles in Source Code, Breakaway and Chef while his 2010 memoir, Call Me Russell reached #1 on The Globe and Mail Bestsellers List.

With Russell bringing his tour to both casinos’ Show Theatres, fans will now have the opportunity to enjoy his hilarious, no-holds barred brand of stand-up and his signature lighting fast improv with the audience in an up-close and intimate setting. Also joining Russell on stage will be his Official Tour DJ, New York City’s DJ Spinbad.

Tickets for all six shows go on sale on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:00 am and are $129.50 & $119.50 (plus service charges). For more information and to purchase tickets, go to HardRockCasinoVancouver.com and riverrock.com.

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About Hard Rock Casino Vancouver:
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is situated in the thriving City of Coquitlam, British Columbia in Metro Vancouver and is home to unparalleled entertainment, dining and gaming offerings. With an 80,000 square foot casino floor, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver offers more than 950 slot machines and table games, VIP high limit salons and others. With performance spaces including a state-of-the-art 1,100 seat theatre, the casino boasts the best in entertainment. To complement the gaming and entertainment experience, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver serves a variety of culinary options and is home to chefs that dish up unique and flavourful fare in a modern atmosphere.

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is owned and operated by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation under license from HRHH IP, LLC (“HRHH”). The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is the flagship property owned by an affiliate of HRHH.

About River Rock Casino Resort:
River Rock Casino Resort is the largest casino in the province of British Columbia located in Richmond, British Columbia where the Canada Line Bridgeport Station is at its doorstep. The casino features over 1,100 slot machines along with table games, a Poker Room, three high-limit rooms and various dining options including The Buffet, Tramonto and Curve. Live entertainment options include Lulu’s Lounge and the 950-seat River Rock Show Theatre. The property is complemented by a lavish all-suite 4 Diamond hotel and a 196-room hotel adjacent to the casino.

River Rock Casino Resort is owned by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, Canada’s largest gaming service and hospitality operator with 16 facilities located throughout BC, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Washington State.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Donnie Gordon
Manager, Entertainment Publicity
Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
604.247.4127
dgordon@gcgaming.com