Express, Caesars Announce Clash At The Colosseum

(l to r) Caesars Windsor VP of Marketing, Mary Riley, Windsor Express CEO Dartis WIllis, and Head Coach Bill Jones announce the Clash at the Colosseum scheduled for January 15, 2014. Photo by Ian Shalapata.

(l to r) Caesars Windsor VP of Marketing, Mary Riley, Windsor Express CEO Dartis WIllis, and Head Coach Bill Jones announce the Clash at the Colosseum scheduled for January 15, 2014. Photo by Ian Shalapata.

By Matt Dumouchelle

(WINDSOR, ONTARIO) The Windsor Express are thrilled to announce their regular season game at 7:00pm on Wednesday, January 15th will be played at the award winning Colosseum at Caesars Windsor for an ALL AGES event.

The Express will take on the two-time defending champion, London Lightning for this historic event.

This will be the first time in NBL history that a game will be played at a world-class entertainment venue like Caesars Windsor.

Mary Riley, Vice President of Marketing at Caesars Windsor, said, “Caesars Windsor is thrilled for this opportunity to team up with Windsor Express for the first of this kind of sporting event in the Colosseum. It’s not only a great way to showcase our local basketball team but also the versatility of our venue which has been host to hundreds of headline music and entertainment shows and now the excitement of a live basketball game.”

“This is another opportunity for us to bring the community together for an event we can all be proud of. By partnering with Caesars, we get to bring our fans to one of the nicest venues in our region to see their team face our closest rival,” said NBL Commissioner, Paul Riley.

“Our league is all about entertainment and so is Caesars,” said NBL Commissioner, Paul Riley. “We could not be anymore excited to be features in a venue that has hosted some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment. It’s going to be a special night.”

Tickets will go on sale at 10:00 am on Friday, November 29. Ticket pricing starts at $22 for adults, $16 for students and seniors, and $14 for children. They are available at the Windsor Express office, located at 720 Ouellette between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday, and at the Caesars Windsor box office, located on the second floor, open from noon to 8:00 pm Wednesday to Friday, and on show nights until midnight.

For this event only, all ages are welcome to attend the event in the Colosseum. Please note, ticket pick up at the Box Office is restricted to guests 19 years of age and older. Customers under the age of 19 must purchase their tickets through the Windsor Express downtown office or online.

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Ian writes for and provides imagery to Square Media Group as well as accepting freelance photographic assignments. In addition, he has contributed to media organizations, sporting groups, and individuals across North America including the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, Chatham-Kent Sports Network, the Golf Association of Michigan, League 1 Ontario, as well as numerous colleges and universities in Canada and the United States.
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