Loverboy to perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

  DOVER — Loverboy, the Canadian rock band known for hits “Working for the Weekend,” “Turn Me Loose,” and “Lovin’ Every Minute of It” will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, Feb. 15 at 9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at Ticket prices range from $30-$50. Loverboy formed […]

Pearl Oyster Grill opens at Dover Downs

Pearl Oyster Grill seafood restaurant officially opened its doors with a ribbon-cutting on Sept. 12. Featuring a bright nautical décor and a full seafood menu, including fresh oysters, Maine lobster tail, Alaskan king crab legs, shrimp platters and crab cakes, it is the newest addition to the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino list of amenities. […]

R&B’s Joe to perform at Dover Downs

DOVER – Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer Joe will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, Dec. 7 at 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at or by calling VIP services at 800-711-5882. Prices range from $35-$55. Joe Thomas, born in Georgia and raised in […]

Dover Downs turns a profit in second quarter

DOVER — Dover Downs Hotel & Casino made a profit in the second quarter of 2018, but is still in the red for the year. The company, which announced a planned sale to Rhode Island-based gaming company Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. earlier this week, unveiled its quarterly earnings Thursday. The numbers reveal a net […]

Dover Downs to be sold to Rhode Island gaming firm

DOVER — Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will be acquired by Rhode Island-based gaming company Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. Dover Downs President and CEO Denis McGlynn had no trouble describing what the deal means to Delaware’s only public casino. “I guess in a word, stability,” he said. Dover Downs has struggled in recent years […]

Sports wagering a hit with the state’s bettors

DOVER — Early numbers exceeded expectations and the best is quite possibly yet to come. Powered by surprisingly brisk wagering on Major League Baseball games, officials said Delaware’s venture into full-scale sports wagering last month was an early success. Eventually, baseball is expected to be the third most-wagered sport behind football and basketball, both which […]

Pearl Oyster Grill coming to Dover Downs

DOVER — Oysters will be making a comeback in Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. A new seafood restaurant called Pearl Oyster Grill will be opening inside the casino later this summer in the former location of Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House, according to Dover Downs management. The restaurant space has sat vacant since Doc Magrogan’s shut […]

Casino bill passes House, goes back to Senate Saturday

DOVER — Financial relief is in the cards after all. On the second-to-last regularly scheduled day of the legislative session, the House approved a modified version of a bill that would give Delaware’s three casinos tax breaks. By a 35-4 vote, with one member absent and one not voting, the chamber sent the measure back […]

Dover Downs expands recycling efforts

DOVER — Dover Downs Hotel & Casino recently celebrated two significant milestones in a campaign to increase its recycling efforts. First, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is now recycling 66 percent of its total waste, according to a recent analysis report. That represents an increase of 440 percent compared to recycling levels from 2011. Also, […]

Richardson to land in Dover with Jefferson Starship

DOVER — Although 10 years have gone by, Cathy Richardson still has a hard time believing what’s she’s doing for a living. Ms. Richardson is lead singer for Jefferson Starship — the band that sprung forth following the split of the seminal Jefferson Airplane. “It’s been an amazing ride,” she said Tuesday afternoon from her […]