03.23.2010
See the 80’s monsters of rock perform live this Friday!

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack kicks off their 2010 Concert Series with Great White & Dokken on March 26, 2010 at 8pm in the Wheeling Island Showroom.

Tickets are still available at www.ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or at the Wheeling Island Players Club box office.

Reserved seating ticket prices are $45, $42.50 and $40 and include a 75-minute show for each legendary band.

ABOUT GREAT WHITE
Formed in Los Angeles in 1978, the 80’s American Rock Band hit the mainstream in 1987 when they released “Once Bitten…” which went certified platinum in April 1988. The album featured the hits “Rock Me” and “Save Your Love”.
The band followed up with “…Twice Shy” in 1989 and included their biggest hit, “Once Bitten…Twice Shy” for which they received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Hard Rock Performance.
Great White announced their breakup in 2000 and officially reformed the classic lineup in 2006.

ABOUT DOKKEN
Formed in 1978, Dokken accumulated numerous charting singles and sold more than 10 million albums worldwide. In 1984, the band broke into the US with the release of the album “Tooth and Nail” which contained several hit songs including “Just Got Lucky”, “Alone Again” and “Into The Fire”.

The band released their third album “Under Lock and Key” which was best known for chart-topping singles “In My Dreams”, “The Hunter” and “It’s Not Love”. Following a successful tour in the mid-80s, they returned to the studio to record “Dream Warriors”, a song for the movie A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors.

Dokken announced their breakup in 1988 and re-united in 1995.

ABOUT WHEELING ISLAND HOTEL-CASINO-RACETRACK
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 43 table games, 20-table Jim Beam® poker room, over 2,000 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, the #1 Greyhound Track in the USA (based on purses paid), six restaurants, 1,000-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services and gift shop.

Wheeling Island recently won 8 first place “Best of Gaming” Awards by Casino Player Magazine’s July 2009 readers poll including Best Casino, Best Reel Slots, Best Video Poker, Best Promotions and Best Service.
Wheeling Island welcomes more than 2.5 million visitors through its doors annually. Visitors enjoy the fast paced action 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

For information on Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, call 877-WIN-HERE (877-946-4373), for hotel reservations call 877-WHEELING (877-943-3546) or log on to www.wheelingisland.com.

Wheeling Island Gaming, Inc. owns and operates Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, a premier gaming and entertainment complex located in Wheeling, West Virginia. It is the largest operation of Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, Inc.

ABOUT DELAWARE NORTH COMPANIES
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, owner of TD Garden. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually and 50,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com
 

Contact(s)

Kimberly Florence
Director of Marketing
Email: kflorence@dncinc.com
Phone: 304-231-1839
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