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Friday, June 29, 2012

Russell Peters returns to Casino Rama with his Notorious World Tour

Casino Rama is thrilled to confirm we have been added to the much anticipated new tour by Canadian comedian Russell Peters:

Russell Peters
2012 The Notorious World Tour
Thursday, October 18
Friday, October 19
Tickets are $65/$80
It's been three years since his last record-breaking, sold-out tour of Canada, and now the pride of Brampton, Canada's biggest comedy export; RUSSELL PETERS is BACK, with ALL-NEW MATERIAL on his 2012 THE NOTORIOUS WORLD TOUR!

Career Hi-Lites:

• Ranked by Forbes as one of the top ten highest grossing comics in the U.S., in 2009 and 2010
• More than 60 million views on YouTube
• Sold over 300,000 copies of his DVD’s "Outsourced" and "Red, White and Brown"
• Over 175,000 fans attended his 20 Anniversary Tour across Canada in 2009
• Sold over 9,000 tickets in one day for London’s O2 Arena
• Sold-out Radio City Music Hall in 72 hours
• Broke the UK attendance record for the highest number of tickets sold for an individual comedy show (over 16,000 – O2 Arena, February 14, 2009)
• Largest indoor show in Just For Laughs history in 2009 (over 11,000 tickets sold) 
• Sold-out tours in the United States, Australia, England, The United Arab Emirates, Sweden, Singapore, South Africa, Norway, India, The Philippines and Canada
• Sold-out: Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall (twice), The Nokia Theatre Los Angeles (twice), Sydney Opera House, The Hammersmith Apollo (four times), London’s O2 Arena, General Motors Place Vancouver, The Saddle Dome Calgary, Rexall Centre Edmonton, The Bell Centre Montreal (highest attendance record, comedy) and the first comedian to sell-out the Air Canada Centre (four times)
• Winner of a Gemini Award for Best Host or Performance in a Variety Series, for hosting the 2008 Juno Awards and four time Gemini Award nominee
• Hosted the Juno Awards (Canadian Grammys) 2008 and 2009
• Sold one ticket every two seconds in Dubai in 2007 with over 10,000 in attendance in 2008
• Over 10,000 unique views per day on www.russellpeters.com
• Over 590,000 fans on www.facebook.com/russellpeters
• Performed with Dave Chapelle, Dane Cook, Jon Lovitz, Craig Ferguson, George Carlin, Tracy Morgan, Chris Tucker, Dana Gould, Kenny Robinson, Damon Wayans, DL Hughley, Lewis Black, Ralphie May, Angelo Tsarouchas, Jo Koy, Kevin Nealon
• Host of Showtime’s Comics Without Borders and Russell Peters Presents
• Appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central, Craig Ferguson, Lopez Tonight, Showtime, HBO, MTV, BBC, CNN International and Al Jazeera
• USO tours in Iraq, Afghanistan, Djibouti, Greenland, Pearl Harbour, USS Eisenhower and the HMCS Winnipeg
• Appeared at HBO's Aspen Comedy Festival, The Las Vegas Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs Montreal and Chicago, Edinburgh Festival
• Latest DVD, Red, White and Brown recorded live at Madison Square Garden
• Recently appeared in the film Source Code, directed by Duncan Jones and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga and JefferyWright
• Call Me Russell, released October 2010 by Doubleday Canada charted at number one on the Globe and Mail Non-Fiction Bestseller List
• In development of a new sitcom for NBC, I'm With Russell
• New DVD and TV special, "THE GREEN CARD TOUR: Live from the O2 Arena" releasing May, 2011
Ticket Information:

Exclusive advanced ticket purchase for Players Passport™ Club Members begins Sunday, July 15 at 10 am in-person only at the Casino Rama Box Office, Facebook Fans & Club Members on Monday, July 16 at 12 noon in person at the Box Office and online at www.ticketmaster.ca or by calling toll free 1- 877-599-RAMA (7262). Special code required for Monday’s advance purchase period.  

Tickets go on-sale to the general public on Tuesday, July 17 at 12 noon and will be available in-person at the Casino Rama Box Office, at all TicketMaster locations, by calling toll free 1-877-599-RAMA (7262) and online at www.casinorama.com. Ticket prices do not include applicable taxes or service charges. 

PER SHOW TICKET LIMIT:  Ticket limit is 8 per customer per show.  Please adhere to published ticket limits.  Orders exceeding the ticket limit may be cancelled without notice by TicketMaster at its discretion.  This includes duplicate orders having the same billing address or credit card.

Charity Meet & Greet:

Casino Rama is proud to be a strong community partner providing on-going, year-round support to a variety of local organizations.  We are pleased to announce that Russell Peters has generously donated his time in the form of Meet & Greet opportunities for his Thursday, October 18th show that may be purchased to support Breast Cancer Awareness month.  More details on the Meet & Greets will be available on TicketMaster Canada in the coming weeks.  We thank Mr. Peters for his generous donation and pledge that 100% of the proceeds from the purchases will be donated to the local chapter of a Breast Cancer organization.
Operating since July 31, 1996, Casino Rama is Ontario's only First Nations commercial casino.  The Casino offers a complete entertainment experience with over 2,500 slot machines, more than 110 gaming tables, 10 unique restaurants, a world-class 5,000 seat Entertainment Centre, and a 300-room all-suite, full-service hotel, featuring spa and health club facilities.  Casino Rama is operated by Penn National Gaming, Inc.

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