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Bonkerz Comedy Featuring Kris Shaw at Gold Strike Casino Resort

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Kris Shaw performs at Bonkerz Comedy show on November 3. Kris has a highly energetic, creative, and animated style that has made him a favorite in comedy clubs across the country and in Canada.  He brings a flavor into his jokes which will leave you laughing and shaking your head all the way home.  Kris has recently been seen in several national television commercials and had a recurring role on the CBS series “Close to Home”.

Gold Strike is proud to present the world-renowned Bonkerz Comedy Series every Thursday night in the Gold Strike Theater.

“We are happy to bring live comedy to the intimate 800-seat Gold Strike Theater,” said Gold Strike General Manager Max Fisher. “The talented lineup of seasoned comics and rising stars will deliver a blend of diverse perspectives that are hilarious, relatable and entertaining for everyone in the audience, and the line-up changes regularly, so you’re guaranteed a new punch line with every visit.”

Bonkerz has hosted the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Drew Carey, Larry The Cable Guy, Carrot Top, Andrew Dice Clay, Sam Kinison. Paul Reiser and many others.

“We opened in 1997, and in 1998 we got our first casino industry award for Bonkerz Tunica,” said Bonkerz Comedy Production Founder and President Joe Sanfelippo. “Since then we’ve had dozens of awards including a special award from The Emmy’s to recognize our involvement in Louie Anderson’s career. We have worked with more than 100 casinos since our start in Tunica and will always feel grateful to the Tunica casino industry for giving us our first chance and helping make us the successful company we are today.”

Tickets for the weekly Bonkerz comedy shows are $15, $22.50 and $30 plus tax and service fee. A four pack of tickets starts at $58.80 plus tax and service fee. Tickets are available for purchase at the Gold Strike Box Office, www.goldstrike.com or by calling 888.566.7469. On show days, tickets may also be purchased at the MGM Rewards desk using reward points. Doors open at 7 p.m., show is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.

Two specialty drinks will be featured in the Gold Strike Theater each Thursday including the One Liner, a frozen daiquiri made with vodka, coconut rum, pineapple juice and blue curacao and the Callback, a frozen daiquiri made with gold tequila, amaretto, peach schnapps and pineapple juice, $13 each.