Sportsbook in action as Dover Downs casino returns to life

DOVER — When the sportsbook opened up again at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino on July 23, the casino took another step in a return to a pre-COVID-19 world. Throughout the summer, Dover Downs has reopened for table games, slot machines and now the sportsbook. Dover Downs is currently operating with a maximum occupancy up […]

All three casinos reopening with strict limits June 1

DOVER — All three of Delaware’s casinos will reopen with strict limits Monday as part of the next big step in Delaware’s reopening process. Chiefly, only slots will be available for gaming and all visitors must have their temperatures checked before entering. The establishments have been closed since mid-March due to coronavirus, but with Gov. […]

Best Bets: Celebrating Easter at a safe distance

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the regulations of social distancing will be felt especially hard this weekend as Easter Sunday activities will be affected with the cancellation of nonreligious events such as Easter Egg hunts and trips to see the Easter Bunny. But there are a couple of places where you can take the kids […]

Dover Downs reschedules spring and summer shows

DOVER — Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Dover Downs announced Thursday that it has rescheduled all spring and summer upcoming entertainment at the Rollins Center. The following shows have been rescheduled to the below dates. All tickets will be honored from previous date of show. Refunds will be honored for up to 30 days […]

Dover Downs cancels Tyler Farr concert set for April

DOVER — Due to the outbreak and growing concerns surrounding coronavirus Dover Downs Hotel & Casino has cancelled the Tyler Farr performance scheduled for Friday, April 10. At this time, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino remains closed. All tickets purchased with a credit card will automatically be refunded. Any tickets purchased with cash will be […]

Dover Downs Hotel to close effective Thursday morning

DOVER — Dover Downs Inc. announced Wednesday that it is suspending operations to its full property including the hotel effective 11 a.m. Thursday. According to a statement by Nick Polcino Jr., vice president/general manager of Dover Downs, Inc., “Dover Downs, Inc. is cooperating fully with Gov. Carney’s directive to temporarily close Dover Downs Casino. “On […]

Michael Jackson tribute and Jay Mohr play Dover Downs in March

Michael Jackson tribute DOVER — MJ Live, a Michael Jackson tribute concert, will take the stage at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, March 6. Prices range from $25-$60. Santana Jackson and Jalles Franca will appear as Michael Jackson. Mr. Franca has performed at private and corporate events, festivals and tribute shows […]

Jeffrey Osborne to play Dover Downs in May

DOVER — Singer Jeffrey Osborne will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, May 29. Tickets go on sale Tuesday at noon. They can be purchased at Prices range from $45-$100. Mr. Osborne is a Rhode Island native, and has been performing since the age of 15 when he sat […]

Dancing with the Delaware Stars champions

Winners Jessica Moyer and Scott Becker celebrate with their trophies Saturday night in the Dancing with the Delaware Stars event to benefit Mom’s House of Dover & Greater Dover Boys & Girls Club at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Special to the Delaware State News/Jason Minto

America returning to Dover Downs for 50th anniversary

DOVER,— America will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, June 26. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Jan. 21 at noon at Prices range from $45 to $100. Special VIP packages will be offered for this show ranging from $199 to $250. Available packages include: Front Row Package (10 seats […]