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Joy Behar Brings Comedy Show to Orleans Showroom This Weekend

Joy Behar Brings Comedy Show to Orleans Showroom This WeekendFormer co-host of "The View" Joy Behar is bringing her standup act to The Orleans Showroom this weekend, January 24 and 25.

Whether Behar is performing standup or interviewing celebrities and politicians, she has been recognized as innovative comedic talent and a leading woman both on television, stage and the big screen. In addition to co-hosting ABC's Emmy-winning daytime talker "The View" for 12 seasons, Behar hosted "The Joy Behar Show" on HLN and "Joy Behar: Say Anything!" on Current TV.

In the 1980's, Behar set out to pursue comedy professionally and instantaneously received bookings from famous New York clubs including Caroline's and Catch a Rising Star. She went on to win three MAC Awards and a CableACE Award later in her career.

Behar starred in her own cable series "Love, Hate & Joy" and headlined her own HBO comedy special. Other television appearances include the voice of a hysterically neurotic patient on Comedy Central's "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist," which won a CableACE Award, "Buzz Lightyear of Star Command," "Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story," "30 Rock," "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D List," "One Life to Live," "It's Gary Shandling's Show," "Last Comic Standing," "Bette," "Spin City" and "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire."

Showtime each evening is 8 p.m. Tickets are available starting from $39.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.365.7075 or visiting www.orleanscasino.com.

Located at 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., The Orleans includes more than a dozen restaurants, an 18-screen movie theater, 70-lane bowling center, 827-seat showroom featuring theater-style seating, and a 9,500-seat Orleans Arena. The property has a 135,000-square foot casino with 60 table games including Blackjack-21, Roulette, Baccarat, Craps and Pai Gow. Guests will also find more than 2,800 slot and video poker machines. Additionally, The Orleans includes a bingo parlor, keno lounge and race and sports book. More information on The Orleans Hotel and Casino can be found at www.orleanscasino.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/orleanscasino), and Twitter (@orleanscasino). The Orleans Hotel and Casino is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com.

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