It will be years before eastern Pennsylvania casinos can match their Atlantic City counterparts for star power, but some have headliners on tap.
Harrah's Chester Casino & Racetrack is offering Tony Orlando (June 12) and Night Ranger (Aug. 19).
Up in the Poconos, Mt. Airy Casino Resort will present: Jay Black (June 5), Joe Piscopo (June 12), Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & the Raiders (June 19), Micky Dolenz of the Monkees (June 19), Bobby Vinton (July 10) and "Let's Put on a Show," starring Mickey and Jan Rooney (July 23, 25).
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre has Pat Benatar (June 27), Bowzer's Ultimate Doo-Wop Party (July 2), Huey Lewis & the News (July 16), Foreigner (Aug. 29).
- Chuck Darrow