Last Comic Standing Finalist Rob Cantrell To Headline Empire City Casino Comedy Night January 23

Yonkers, NY (PressExposure) January 11, 2013 -- Rob Cantrell, who has appeared on Comedy Central and HBO, brings his laugh fest to Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway on Wednesday night, January 23, in the Good Time Room. Comics Chris Strait and MC Akaash Singh are also on the bill.

Doors open at 7:00 PM. Admission is $5 for Empire Club members and $15 for non-members. Elite members will be admitted free. All attendees receive a FREE drink ticket. Signing up for an Empire Club membership is free and easy - visit the Promotions Booth on the first floor of the Gotham Palace for more information.

Rob Cantrell has been seen on many television networks, including Comedy Central, HBO, CBS, and NBC. He also performed at the Bonnaroo Music Festival and the SXSW music/arts festival. Rob gained national attention as a Top 10 Finalist on the first season of NBC's Last Comic Standing. As a writer/director, Rob's films have been featured on the front page of FUNNY or DIE and have been commissioned by Comedy Central.

Chris Strait is a comedian from Los Angeles, California. He can be seen every week on TruTV's World's Dumbest, as well as a commentator for the E! Channel. Straight can also be seen on Fuel TV's Daily Habit and in the National Lampoon film Lost Reality 2. His tell-it-like-it-is style standup has gotten him gigs on Starz, college campuses, and at military bases in the Middle East, Cuba, Japan, and Europe.

Akaash Singh has been seen as a commentator on FUSE's hit show Video On Trial in 2012. Singh's comedy, driven by cultural differences and his intense pride in his upbringing, first came into the spotlight after his performance on MTV's New Years Eve Bash 2011. Akaash has also performed at NYC's Caroline's, Gotham, and Stand Up New York.

About Empire City Casino

About Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway: Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway features: 5,300 slot machines, video roulette, electronic craps and baccarat tables. Italian cuisine is featured in Nonno's Trattoria, and trackside dining in the Empire Terrace Restaurant, which overlooks the track for live harness racing; a quick bite is available at the International Food Court and its wide-ranging menu. The multi-faceted Good Time Room is available for parties, benefits, weddings, and major events for up to 400. Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is located at 810 Yonkers Avenue (at Central Avenue) in Yonkers, New York, Westchester County, (I-87 to Exit 2). Empire City Casino is open seven days a week, every day from 9:00 AM to 4:00 AM For more information call 914.968.4200 or log onto

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Press Release Submitted On: January 11, 2013 at 12:38 pm
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