Donate a new, unwrapped toy and receive a complimentary ticket to an upcoming performance at the Riviera Comedy Club

LAS VEGAS – November 5, 2013 – Riviera Hotel & Casino is proud to benefit local children in need and help spread the gift of laughter this holiday season with the Toy D-RIV-E at The Riviera Hotel & Casino, beginning Thursday, Dec. 5.

All Las Vegas locals who drop off a new, unwrapped toy to the Riviera Box Office will receive a complimentary ticket to an upcoming comedy show at the Riviera Comedy Club. Donated toys will go directly towards the 15th Annual 98.5 KLUC Chet Buchanan and the Morning Zoo Toy Drive, benefitting HELP of Southern Nevada.

“Chet Buchanan and the Morning Zoo’s yearly Toy Drive is such an iconic and wonderful event in Las Vegas and we felt compelled to do our part with the Toy D-RIV-E,” said Riviera Hotel & Casino General Manager, Rob Kunkle. “We’re thrilled to come together with the Las Vegas community and help ensure local children in need have a memorable holiday.”

Tickets for the Riviera Comedy Club are available beginning Thursday, Dec. 5 to all locals who donate a new, unwrapped toy (minimum value of $10) to the Toy D-RIV-E at the Riviera Hotel & Casino. Toys will be accepted at the Riviera Box Office through Saturday, Dec. 14 and there is a one-ticket maximum per person. All shows begin at 8:30 p.m. and guests must be 21 years or older with a valid ID. For more information, please visit

Upcoming Riviera Comedy Club schedule includes:
· Monday, Dec. 2 – Sunday, Dec. 8 – Don Barnhart with Derek Richards
· Monday, Dec. 9 – Sunday, Dec. 15 – John Bizarre with Mike Merrill
· Monday, Dec. 16 – Sunday, Dec. 22 – Michael Wheels Parise with Carla Rea
· Monday, Dec. 23 – Sunday, Dec. 29 – Greg Vaccariello with Jimmie JJ Walker
· Monday, Dec. 30 – Sunday, Jan 5 – Mike Marino with Shayma Tash
· Monday, Jan. 6 – Sunday, Jan. 12 – Ken Rogerson with John Bizarre
· Monday, Jan. 13 – Sunday, Jan. 19 – John DiCrosta with Derek Richards
· Monday, Jan. 20 – Sunday, Jan. 26 – Carl LaBove with Carla Rea
· Monday, Jan. 27 – Sunday, Feb. 2 – Mike Saccone with Alycia Cooper

*Comedians subject to change

About The Riviera Hotel & Casino
Celebrating more than 55 years of non-stop entertainment, the Riviera Hotel & Casino is one of the iconic casino and hotel destinations in Las Vegas. With more than 2,000 hotel rooms and 160,000 square feet of convention space, the Riviera brings a rich tradition of quality, service and hospitality excellence. Located on the north end of Las Vegas Boulevard, the Riviera features more than 100,000 square feet of casino space with all of the latest games along with award winning entertainment and a variety of dining options. For more information on the Riviera’s amenities, visit