All proceeds from the live concert event will benefit Children of Restaurant Employees, Ltd (CORE™)!
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack is pairing up with rock legend and 2004 Rock Hall of Fame inductee Dave Mason for a special cause. Dave Mason returns to the Wheeling Island showroom for a special live performance on Saturday, May 16 at 9pm. All proceeds from the concert will benefit Children of Restaurant Employees, Ltd., (CORE™), a non-profit charity dedicated to bettering the lives of Children of Restaurant Employees who are burdened with life threatening and life altering medial conditions. For more information about CORE™ visit www.coregives.org.
Dave Mason reserved seating tickets are $30, $25 and $20. Tickets are on sale now at www.TicketMaster.com, www.wheelingisland.com and by phone 800-745-3000 or visiting the Wheeling Island Players Club ticket window.
Mason recently launched his first solo album in over 20 years, 26 Letters and 12 Notes. Concert-goers will be treated to both new and old tracks including hit songs “We Just Disagree” and “Feelin’ Alright,” which he recorded with Traffic in 1968. His musical career has spanned four decades and he has played with some of the most popular musicians of the rock ‘n roll era including Jimi Hendrix, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Fleetwood Mac.
26 Letters and 12 Notes is on sale in retail and digital outlets nationwide on Out The Box Records. For more information, visit www.dave-mason.com and www.otbrecords.com.
Wheeling Island and will continue their exciting lineup of live showroom performances with Creedence Clearwater Revisited on May 22.
Coming this summer to the Wheeling Island stadium is the Wheeling Island Outdoor Summer Concert Series featuring 2 mega shows. Country music artist and 2-time Grammy winner Dwight Yoakam will perform live on Friday, June 12 at 8pm with special opening act Abby Abbondanza (former lead singer of the Poverty Neck Hillbillies). The “Can’t Stop Rockin’ 2009 Tour” featuring legendary Styx, REO Speedwagon and special guests .38 Special will perform live on Sunday, July 5 at 7pm.
Wheeling Island Outdoor Summer Concert Series tickets are on sale now at www.TicketMaster.com, www.wheelingisland.com and by phone 800-745-3000.
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 43 table games, 20-table poker room, 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 won 7 first place “Best of Gaming” Awards by Casino Player Magazine’s July 2008 readers poll including Best Reel Slots, Best Video Poker, Best Service, Best Cash Back and Best Promotions.
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 Gaming & Entertainment
Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment is one of the most innovative gaming and racing operators in the country, specializing in racing venues with added amenities, including video gaming machines, poker rooms, full service restaurants, retail shops and lodging. The company oversees more than 5,500 video gaming machines across the country and operates at seven successful racing and gaming operations in New York, Arizona, Florida, West Virginia, Arkansas and Latin America. To date, Delaware North Companies is one of only five operators of video gaming machines at racetrack locations in New York State. The company is owned by Delaware North Companies, a global leader in hospitality and one of the largest privately held companies in the world. www.DelawareNorth.com.
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 Banknorth 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


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