An evening with Bill Maher live at the Island Event Center

Welch, Minn. (January 8, 2018) For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television and he brings his unique comedy to Treasure Island Resort & Casino on April 21.

Bill Maher is an American comedian, political commentator and television host who began his career as a stand-up comedian in 1979. But it was not until 1993 when Maher assumed the role of host on the late-night political talk show, Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher that his TV career took off.

Maher became host, co-producer and co-writer of HBO’s Real Time in 2003 and for the last fourteen years Bill’s combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 38 Emmy nominations. Maher won his first Emmy in 2014 as executive producer for the HBO series, VICE.

In addition to his television programs – which feature political and celebrity guests, Maher has also written five bestsellers. Bill performs at least fifty show a year in Las Vegas and in sold out theatres all across the country.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, January 12 at 10 a.m. Tickets for this show will be $90, $80 and $70. For tickets visit or come to the Island Box Office to purchase your seats. The show begins at 8 p.m. All attendees must be 16 years of age or older and fans ages 16 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Treasure Island Resort & Casino is the only casino resort in southern Minnesota located on the Mississippi River. Treasure Island offers guests some of the best gaming, accommodations, food service and nationally known entertainment in the casino industry. Treasure Island’s facility features more than 2,200 slots, 44 table games, a 6-table poker room and a 550-seat high stakes bingo hall. Casino guests can relax in Treasure Island’s luxurious hotel which became the second largest hotel in Minnesota in December 2017 with 788 guest rooms and suites. Guest may also enjoy The Lagoon water park and Wave Spa. Casino guest can take in a show with national entertainers in the 2,800-seat Island Event and Convention Center as well as the new spacious outdoor concert venue. Additional guest amenities include a 137-slip marina, a 95-site RV park, a 125-passenger cruise yacht and Island Xtreme Bowl, a 24 lane bowling center, arcade and lounge.