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News Release | Pittsburgh, PA Posted on 06.17.19

Dane Cook Tell It Like It Is

Stand-up star brings “Tell It Like It Is” comedy show to The Event Center in October

PITTSBURGH — June 17, 2019 — Actor and comedian Dane Cook brings his stand-up comedy show to The Event Center at Rivers Casino on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and start at $65.

Known for his successful comedy albums like “Harmful If Swallowed,” “Retaliation” and “Rough Around the Edges: Live from Madison Square Garden,” Cook is one of the most prolific stand-up comedians in the industry. With numerous features on Comedy Central and several HBO specials, as well as a total of six comedy albums, Cook earned double platinum status with the highest charting comedy album in 28 years for “Retaliation.”

“Dane Cook is a hilarious comedian and talented actor,” said Shannon Redmond, vice president of marketing at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh. “He keeps everyone laughing and we can’t wait to have him visit our Event Center later this fall.”

Selling out venues all over the world, Cook has been one of the most prominent names in comedy for over two decades. He is also a notable actor starring in popular films such as “Employee of the Month,” “Good Luck Chuck” “Dan in Real Life” and “My Best Friend’s Girl,” to name a few. Through his acting and comedy, Cook consistently brings high-energy performances. With his observational humor and hilarious storytelling, Cook created a unique brand of stand-up that has entertained fans of all ages and will continue making fans laugh for years to come.

Tickets for Dane Cook’s show and for all Rivers Casino Pittsburgh performances can be purchased in the Rivers Casino Gift Shop or at

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.


Located along the Ohio River’s North Shore in Pittsburgh, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh features 2,708 slots, 128 table games (including a 30-table live poker room), 55 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

Hunter Filippo
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760, ext. 307