07 January 2020

TUNICA, Miss. – Known for his appearances on “Chelsea Lately” and Netflix special “Comin’ In Hot,”, comedian Jo Koy will bring the “Just Kidding World Tour” to MGM Resorts International’s Gold Strike Casino Resort on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 9 p.m.

Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings performing at a Las Vegas coffee house. As one of today’s premier stand-up comedians, Koy sells out theaters and arenas around the world. He has been breaking ticket sale records with his infectious and explosive energy on stage. He pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, with material that has universal appeal.

Koy has had four highly-rated stand-up specials on Comedy Central and Netflix. He can also be heard on his weekly podcast, “The Koy Pond with Jo Koy” by Starburns Audio.

In 2018, Koy was given the prestigious “Stand-Up Comedian of the Year” award at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. In 2019, he reached No. 1 on the Billboard Charts for his stand-up comedy album, “Live From Seattle.”

Koy has appeared in more than 140 episodes of “Chelsea Lately” as a season regular roundtable guest. Other appearances include “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Last Call with Carson Daly,” “Lights Out with David Spade,” “@Midnight with Chris Hardwick,” “Larry King Now,” “Beat Bobby Flay,” “The Breakfast Club,” “Celebrity Page TV,” “World’s Funniest Fails” and “Sean In The Wild.”

Tickets are $49.95, $59.95 and $79.95 plus tax and facility fees. Purchase tickets online or by calling the Gold Strike Box Office at 888.747.7711.

MGM Resorts International’s Gold Strike Casino Resort is the Mid-South’s premier entertainment destination. A short drive south of Memphis, the 31-story Tunica resort towers over the Mississippi River and offers 1,133 stylish rooms and suites, award-winning dining, exciting nightlife and an integrated gaming experience with a 50,000-square-foot gaming area that includes 1,200 slot machines, 65 table games, and Moneyline Book Bar & Grill, a full-service sports entertainment venue which also houses the Mid-South’s first Topgolf Swing Suite. Best-in-class amenities include a relaxing spa, pool and 800-seat Millennium Theatre, hosting some of the most-recognized names in entertainment. More than 30,000 square feet of convention space is available for corporate events or special occasions. The M life Rewards program offers benefits at 17 participating MGM Resorts destinations including the most recognizable brands such as Bellagio, Mirage, MGM Grand, Borgata and Beau Rivage. For reservations, call 888.245.7529 or visit www.goldstrike.com.



CONTACT: Mary Cracchiolo Spain, MGM Resorts International, 888.576.2746, mspain@mgmresorts.com