Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

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Comedian Carlos Mencia to Take Stage

At Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

Friday, October 20

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (August 22, 2017) – Comedian Carlos Mencia will perform Friday, October 20, at 8 p.m. in The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.

Tickets priced at $40/$80 per person are on sale now via Ticketmaster locations, online at, or by calling 800-653-8000. The Pavilion box office will also open at 1 p.m. on the day of the show for on-site ticket purchases and will call pickup.

A Honduran-born comedian, writer and actor, Mencia is best known as the host of the former Comedy Central show Mind of Mencia, which aired for four seasons. His style of comedy is often political and involves race, culture, criminal justice and social class.

The 17th of 18 children in his family, Mencia dropped out of Cal State Los Angeles in the late 1980s to pursue a career in comedy after a successful performance at an open mic night at The Laugh Factory. He would go on to become a regular at The Comedy Store where he would perform as often as possible.

A co-owner of the restaurant chain Maggie Rita’s, Mencia once starred in a Super Bowl commercial for Bud Light. He has also appeared in commercials for a weight-loss product called Belly Burner, which he claimed to have used personally.

Mencia, who will celebrate his 50th birthday just two days after his Seminole Casino Coconut Creek show, appears to have a simple approach to life.

“If you ain’t laughing, you ain’t living,” he lists on his Facebook page.

About Seminole Casino Coconut Creek 

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek offers the market’s most fully-integrated, energized, stylish and upscale local’s casino experience featuring over 2,000 Las Vegas-style slots and over 70 live table games such as blackjack, baccarat and poker. Under its roof, the casino has the region’s most sought-after steakhouse, NYY Steak, as well as Sorrisi Italian restaurant and the New York-style 1st Street Deli. Guests can entertain with live music and listen to tunes from the region’s top DJs at Legends Lounge, Nectar and Sunset Grill. The Pavilion, a 1,200-seat capacity entertainment venue, has been a home to acts like Tony Orlando, Frank Sinatra Jr., Joan Collins and many more. Open 24/7, 365 days a year, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at the corner of U.S. 441 (State Road 7) and Sample Road at 5550 NW 40 Street in Coconut Creek, Fla. For more information, call 954.977.6700 or visit us online at Like us on Facebook at, follow us on Twitter @SemCasinoCoCo and Instagram @seminolecasinococonutcreek, and subscribe to our YouTube channel at


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