Friday Night is Funny! Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts Hosts Comedy Night Featuring Last Comic Standing’s Dan Naturman Friday, September 29, 8 P.M.


Presented By The Stand NYC featuring Dan Naturman, Best Known for America’s Got Talent, Last Comic Standing, and Delivering Knock Out One Liners Coast to Coast

  It’s no joke! A night of laughter is in the cards for Friday, September 29, 2023, at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts (“Empire City”). The Stand Presents Dan Naturman will take place at 8:00 p.m. in the casino’s second-floor Uptown Room. Tickets are available for $25 each online at SeeTickets.US .

The night’s headliner is actor and comedian Dan Naturman, known for his appearance on the latest season of America’s Got Talent and being the only comedian voted into the semi-finals. Naturman appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing 2 and has appeared on the late show circuit including The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Tonight Show, and Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Naturman captivates audiences coast-to-coast with his comedy and comic relief.

Naturman will be joined by comedian Joe Praino, an actor, podcast host, and regular on the comedy circuit around the country. A native New Yorker, Praino began his stand-up career at the age of 19. After pursuing a career in local radio and national TV broadcasting, comedy won out as his true passion.  One thing Praino has in common with Empire City is his commitment to giving back to the community. When he’s not on stage doling out the laughter, Praino is often volunteering at baseball camps or clinics, and coaching high school baseball.

“We are thrilled to host this fantastic comedy lineup,” said Taryn Duffy, Vice President of Public Affairs at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts. “Empire City Casino is the favorite entertainment destination for residents within a 50-mile radius and we continue to elevate the guest experience. You don’t have to go far to find fun.”

All roads lead to Empire City – Manhattan’s closest casino, located less than two miles beyond the Bronx border in Westchester County, a short drive from the George Washington Bridge and easily accessible via public transportation. For more information on Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts, please visit

About Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts

Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts is one of the largest entertainment and gaming destinations in the Northeast. Featuring nearly 4,700 of the hottest slots, electronic three-card poker, blackjack, craps, roulette, baccarat and sic bo table games, Empire City Casino also offers guests year-round harness racing and international simulcasting; live entertainment including the best party, tribute, and Latin bands; New York’s hottest DJ’s, and more. A selection of dining options will satisfy even the most discerning palate with fan-favorite fare at The Pub, and convenient delicious options at Lil’ Cocina and the Big Kitchen International Food Court. Visit Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts located at 810 Yonkers Avenue (off I-87 at Central Avenue) Yonkers, NY, Westchester County, open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Empire City Casino is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit or call 914.968.4200.