OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino Celebrates One Year of Bringing Electrifying Entertainment to Niagara Falls

Contact: Tricia Marchand-Watson
Communications and Media Relations Manager
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(Niagara Falls, ON) October 19, 2023 – Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and MGE Niagara Entertainment Inc. (Mohegan), service provider for Niagara Casinos, are thrilled to celebrate the official One Year Anniversary of the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino.

“It has been an exciting, action-packed year for Niagara Casinos and the calibre of talent we have seen cross our stage now puts Niagara Falls on the map as a world-class entertainment destination” says Richard Taylor, President, Niagara Casinos.

The doors to this spectacular 5,000 seat theatre opened in October 2022, hosting notable entertainment including Canada’s Got Talent, +LIVE+, and The Lumineers. In February 2023, legendary musician, Billy Joel kicked off the official grand opening where he sang such hits as “Piano Man”, “Big Shot”, and “It’s Still Rock & Roll to Me”, to a sold-out crowd of 5,000 fans making this performance one to remember.

“It has been incredible to see our collective vision of elevating the entertainment experience come to life and the team at OLG is very proud of our partnership with Mohegan,” says Duncan Hannay, OLG’s President and CEO. “OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino is a crown jewel of entertainment and has quickly proven itself to be an essential amenity in a competitive, tourism-driven centre like Niagara Falls. This world-class facility will continue to benefit the city, create jobs, and generate growth for businesses across the region for decades to come.”

Over the course of the year, the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino has had so much to celebrate, bringing in big acts such as Pitbull, Brett Michaels, Tom Jones, Santana, Billy Idol, Gabriel Iglesias, Machine Gun Kelly, Rod Stewart and Bill Burr…to name a few.

With over two decades of experience, Mohegan are leaders in the entertainment business. “We were happy to share our knowledge and expertise when it comes to live music and entertainment, and we congratulate Niagara Casinos on an outstanding first year,” says Ray Pineault, Mohegan CEO and President.

The OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino has had stellar recognition over the past year when it comes to nominations and awards. The theatre has been ranked #1 for Tickets Sold in North America based on venue size and #23 in the world in rankings by Pollstar. It has also been nominated by the Academy of Country Music for the ‘2023 Casino of the Year – Arena’ Award.

Cathy Price, Vice President of Marketing, Niagara Casinos said “This truly has been a record year for Niagara Casinos when it comes to awards and bringing in top notch entertainment and we could not have done it without the hard work and commitment of our associates. We can’t wait to see what unfolds for the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino as we move into our second year.”

Stay tuned for more exciting entertainment coming to the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino in the upcoming weeks and months, with some big acts on the way, such as: Walk off the Earth, Joe Gatto, Boyz II Men and Jerry Seinfeld (to name a few). The OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino is the place to be for entertainment.

Related Links
The OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino: https://fallsviewcasinoresort.com/poi/venues/entertainment-centre.html
Buy Tickets: https://www.ticketmaster.ca

About Fallsview Casino Resort
Overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is an award-winning resort that has been offering premier entertainment and superior guest service since 2004. Featuring a hotel with 372 luxury rooms and suites, Fallsview Casino Resort houses a large and impressive gaming floor with more than 3,500 slot machines and 130 gaming tables. Winner of the Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence for its two signature restaurants, Ponte Vecchio and 21 Club Steak & Seafood, the state-of-the-art 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, the 5,000-seat OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino, dozens of dining and shopping options, including the NEW Overtime Sports Lounge and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. For more information, visit fallsviewcasinoresort.com, join us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @fallsviewcasino, or call 1-888-325-5788.

About Mohegan
Mohegan is the owner, developer, and manager of premier entertainment resorts in the United States, Canada, and Northern Asia. Mohegan’s U.S. operations include resorts in Connecticut, Washington, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Nevada; Canadian operations are based in Niagara Falls; and Mohegan Inspire is located in Incheon, South Korea. The brand’s iGaming division, Mohegan Digital, provides cutting-edge online gaming solutions to Mohegan’s loyal fan base and meets the digital needs of customers on a global scale.  Mohegan is owner and operator of Connecticut Sun, a professional basketball team in the WNBA. For more information on Mohegan and its properties, please visit www.mohegangaming.com.

About OLG
OLG is a crown agency that contributes to a better Ontario by delivering great entertainment experiences for our customers. Acting in a socially responsible way, OLG conducts and manages land-based gaming facilities; the sale of province-wide lottery games; Internet gaming; and the delivery of bingo and other electronic gaming products at Charitable Gaming Centres. OLG is also helping support the horse racing industry in Ontario. Since 1975, OLG has provided approximately $57 billion to the people and Province of Ontario to support key government priorities like health care; the treatment and prevention of problem gambling; and support for amateur athletes. Each year proceeds from OLG’s operations also support host communities, Ontario First Nations, lottery retailers and local charities across the province.