Seneca Casino lays down bet on KISS show with line of poker chips
Discs will feature individual members, group shot
When Paul Stanley sang, “I’ll be your gambler baby, lay down your bet” in 1977’s Love Gun, maybe this is what he had in mind.
Known for attaching their name to many products including action figures, lunch boxes and even condoms and caskets, the band’s likeness can even be found on poker chips, thanks to the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino.
The casino has launched a line of specially designed chip is anticipation of the iconic band’s outdoor show there later this summer. There are five chips in total, one for each individual member of the band plus one featuring the entire group.
The first in the series, lead guitarist Tommy Thayer (The Spaceman) goes on sale today at 3 p.m.
A new chip will be released each and will cost. The band chip will cost $25. One chip will be released each Friday leading up to Kiss’ outdoor concert on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 8 p.m. The fifth and final chip will feature the entire band and sell for $25 There is a limit of 10 chips per customer.
“Kiss and Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino both personify energy and excitement,” casino general manager Patrick Bassney said. “We know how much everyone is looking forward to Kiss’ outdoor show next month. This collectible casino chip collection is a way for fans to celebrate what is sure to be a legendary performance.”
Kiss, known for its heart-pumping music, elaborate make-up, blood-spitting, and explosive pyrotechnics, the hard-rocking New York City band has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. The original lineup, featuring guitarists Paul Stanley (Starchild), Ace Frehley (Spaceman), bassists Gene Simmons (Demon) and drummer Peter Criss (Catman) was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.
General admission tickets are still available for the show and starting at $55. Tickets can be purchased at 8 Clans or the Club Store inside Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, online at ticketmaster.com, at any Ticketmaster location or order by phone by calling 1-800-745-3000.
Doors will open for this special outdoor show at 6pm on the day of the show. No outside food or drink allowed. Those under 18 will only be admitted with an accompanying paid adult.
More information is available by calling 1-877-8-SENECA (1-877-873-6322) or visiting www.SenecaCasinos.com.