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For more information, contact:
Kim Florence, Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack
kflorence@dncinc.com
(304) 231-1839
 

11.04.2008

The singer-songwriter makes his debut appearance at Wheeling Island as part of The Playboy Tournament Series Finale Weekend!

WHEELING, W.V. (November 4, 2008) - Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack presents up-and-coming American Country Music artist Keith Anderson live in the Wheeling Island showroom on Friday, November 7 at 9pm.

Keith Anderson reserved seating tickets are $35, $30 and $25. Tickets are on sale now and can be ordered by calling TicketMaster at 304-233-3535 or visiting their website at www.Ticketmaster.com.

Anderson's performance is part of Wheeling Island's exclusive Playboy Tournament Series Finale weekend of events that also includes several poker and blackjack tournaments November 8-9 and a special autograph session by Playboy Playmates, Stephanie Larimore and Shannon James on Saturday, November 8 from 8pm-10pm.

Anderson, born in Miami, Oklahoma, is one of country music's most popular newcomers to country music both as an entertainer and songwriter. Before signing to a record deal, Anderson was one of several co-writers on "Beer Run (B Double E Double Are You In?)", a duet by Garth Brooks and George Jones, released in late 2001.

Anderson was signed as a recording artist to Artista Nashville in 2005. His debut single "Pickin' Wildflowers" was released that year, as the lead-off single to his debut album "Three Chord Country and American Rock & Roll". Counting "Pickin' Wildflowers", the album produced a total of four hit singles on the Billboard Hot Counrty Songs charts, and was certified gold in the United States.

In addition to his own material, Anderson co-wrote Big & Rich's single "Lost In This Moment", a number one hit on the country music charts in mid-2007. Anderson switched to the Columbia label in 2007, and his second album, C'mon!, was released on August 5, 2008. The first single from the album, "I Still Miss You" has now become his biggest country hit to date.

Exciting concert entrainment will continue in the Wheeling Island showroom including an evening with Marty Stuart & Travis Tritt on November 13, Foghat on November 15, the return of Las Vegas' #1 Male Revue: Thunder From Down Under on November 28 & 29, Debby Boone Christmas Show on December 12 and BeatleMania LIVE on December 30 & 31.

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 43 table games, 20-table poker room, over 2,000 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, the #1 Greyhound Track in the USA (based on purses paid), six restaurants, 550-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services, gift shop and fitness center.

Wheeling Island recently 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
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 40,000 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.

 

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