Sal Richards at Tropicana

What Is It: Sal Richards, a standup guy sometimes known as "Mr. Laughs," is working the big room at Tropicana Casino and Resort this week. Richards continues a five-day run of shows tonight in the Trop's Showroom.

What To Expect: Richards has been doing the comedy thing for at least 25 years in Atlantic City, but his acting credits include TV spots on "The Sopranos" and "Law and Order: Criminal Intent," plus "Rounders" and more movies. He made a documentary film about his own career and life - "Mr. Laughs, A Look behind the Curtain." His comedy credentials include the legendary New York Friar's Club awarding him its title of "Entertainment Industry's Hot Comic."

Event Info: Showtime is 8 p.m. today through Thursday in the Showroom at Tropicana, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City. Tickets are $20. For more details, see Tropicana.net or call 800-345-8767.