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Risky’s original and unique point of view is enjoyable to all audiences

WINNER, Heritage Valley Comedy Contest
Finalist, Best Headliner in Los Angeles
Finalist, Ventura Harbor Comedy Festival

Risky Betts is a third generation rodeo cowboy and has lived the life of a rodeo and working ranch cowboy. He shares his view of the world from a unique perspective that is truly one of a kind. Audiences from all walks of life are captivated with his jokes and hilarious stories.

Ralph’s Backporch Radio Show: “Risky could make a cactus laugh”

Tamara Boatright, Radio personality, Bronson, TX:
Risky will have your audience bucking out of their seats with laughter”

Richard Neely, Ph.D. Professor Ark. State University:
“The evening was a tremendous success due in large part to Risky Betts, I am delighted to provide a strong and positive recommendation for Mr. Risky Betts”

Dick Richards, Hollywood Director and Producer:
“Risky did a great job entertaining Wilford Brimley and the cast, crew and executives from Liberty Mutual, I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a comedian”

John Diresta, Comedian, T.V. and Film Actor
“In my 20 years as a stand up comedian Risky Betts is by far the most professional and funniest act I have ever worked with. Risky Betts is the real deal; Real Cowboy, Real Man, Real Funny.”

Sacramento Bee: “Risky Betts is a very funny comedian and is not just wearing a hat, he is an authentic rodeo cowboy”

Valley Voice Newspaper: “My favorite of the night was Risky Betts and his joke about…

Tammy Eubanks “Risky, me and my friends really enjoyed your comedy last night at the Laff In Comedy Show in Palmdale, we laughed so hard our sides hurt”

T.V. Credits include:
Bill Engvall’s show on CMT,                                                                                                                                                  The Weekend Cutter, on RFD TV, Family Network, Rural TV (2 episodes)                                                                                                                                                                                                   Who’s Got Jokes on T.V. One                                                                                                                                                 T.V. Guide Channel’s spoof show on unacceptable Oscar speeches                                                                    Roping and Riding Show, RFD TV, Family Network, Rural TV (2 episodes)                                                           Live coverage of WCHA Finals RFD TV                                                                                                                            Cowboy Church, RFD TV, Family Network, Rural TV                                                                                                Cowboy Can Survive I & II, comedy shorts                                                                                      

He shares his comedy in venues such as;
The Improv Comedy Club, Brea, Ca.
The Improv Comedy Club, Ontario, Ca.
The Improv Comedy Club, Indio, Ca.
Laugh Factory, San Manuel Casino, Ca.
Laughs Unlimited, Sacramento, Ca.
Flappers Comedy Club, Burbank, Ca.
Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, Hollywood, Ca.
Headliners Comedy Club, Westlake Village, Ca.
One Liners Comedy Club-Indianapolis, Indiana
The Comedy Union Comedy Club, Los Angeles
The Looney Bin Comedy Club-Little Rock, Ark.
The Ice House, Pasadena, Ca.
Hooligans Comedy Club, Yuma, Arizona
Strawberry”s Comedy Club, Long Island, New York
Red Lion Casino, Elko Neveda
Ha Ha Cafe, N.Hollywood, Ca.
Private Function, Sikeston, Missouri
Headliners Comedy Club, Thousand Oaks, Ca.
New York Firefighters Benefit, Woodmere, New York
The Friars Club, Beverly Hills, Ca.
Ventura Harbor Comedy Club, Ventura, Ca.
Style Nightclub, Lake Havasu City, AZ.
Casablanca Casino, Mesquite, NV.
Cal. Highway Patrol, Corporate, Universal Hilton, Hollywood Ca.
Kern County Firemans Ball, Bakersfield, Ca.
Arkansas State University
Tommy T’s-Ridgecrest, Ca.
Gold Country Casino, Oroville, Ca.
Golden Acorn Casino, San Diego, Ca.
Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio Ca.
Newport Theater Arts Center, Newport Beach, Ca.
Downtown Comedy Club, Los Angeles, Ca.
The Comedy Esquire, Ventura, Ca.
Apple Valley Youth Rodeo Awards Banquet, Ca.
Saddle Ranch, Universal Studios, Ca.
The Stove Piper, Reseda, Ca.
Yankee Doodles, Simi Valley, Ca.
Four Seasons Hotel, West Lake, Ca.
Laugh Track Live Theater, Stockton, Ca.
Acro Corporation, Modesto, Ca.
Lemos Pet Suppies Corp, San Luis Obispo, Ca.
Sunset Hills Country Club, Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Inland Society of Tax Consultants Corp., Echoe Park, Ca.
Grande Vista Hotel-Royal High School Fundraiser, Simi Valley, Ca.
St. Judes Charity Event, Simi Valley, Ca.
Tumor Humor Cancer Benefit, Burbank,Ca.
Santa Clara Valley Housing Authority Corporation, Santa Clara, Ca.
Stockmans Casino, Elko Nevada
Life on Wilshire, Hollywood, Ca.
Comedy Extravaganza Bonanza in Camarillo, Ca.
Loose Nuts Comedy Club, Woodland Hills, Ca.
Halfway House, Sylmar, Ca.
RAOC @ Famous Bar & Grill, Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Oxnard Comedy Connection @ Old Dublins Pub & Grill, Oxnard, CA
Rubens Bar & Grill, Lancaster, Ca.
Men’s church retreat, Santa Barbara
Bobby Olivers Cafe, Eagle Rock, Ca.
Elko Nevada Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Alcoholics Anonymous, Chatsworth, Ca.
Heritage Valley Ca. train ride dinner and show,
JR’s Comedy Show, Coco D Amours, Simi Valley, Ca.
San Fernando Valley Kiwana’s Annual Fundraiser, SFV, Ca.
Borderline, Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Bex, Lancaster, Ca.
The Royal Room, Canoga Park, Ca.
The Ojai Deer Lodge, Ojai, Ca.
Reel Cowboys Assoc.-Burbank, Ca.
Chicken Pie Diner in San Diego
Vitello’s Supper Club, Studio City,Ca.
Guys Lounge, Studio City, Ca.
Private Party, Little Rock, Ark.,
Sportsmans, Studio City, Ca.
Rancho Vistadores, Santa Ynez, Ca.
Santa Clarita Ca. Cowboy Festival,
Liberty Mutual Insurance cast entertainment, Westlake, Ca.
Lulu’s Honeybee, Studio City, Ca.
Pellagio’s, Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Oh Grady’s Pub, Norhtridge, Ca.
Club Blue, Agoura Hills, Ca.
Amsterdams, North Hollywood, Ca.
The Arena Nightclub, Simi Valley, Ca.
Random Acts of Comedy, The Other Room, Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Maxdons Bar and Grill, Lancaster, Ca.
Gillis Private Party, Camarillo, Ca.
Chino Hills Calvary Church, Chino, Ca.
Lifespring community Church, Moorpark, Ca.
Baptist Mens retreat, Santa Barbara, Ca.
Love Fest, Our Saviour Lutheren Church, Arcadia, Ca.
Bubba’s BarBQue, TimBukTu, Ark.
The VU, Newhall, Ca.
Marty’s Comedy Room, Hollywood, Ca.
Jerry’s Upstairs, Studio City, Ca.
Comedy Walk, Los Angeles, Ca.
Off Kilt, Studio City, Ca.
Organic Pacificio, Marina Del Rey, Ca.
JR’s Comedy Club, Valencia, Ca.
The Soap Box, Encino,Ca.
Andres Tapas and Wine Bar, Ventura, Ca.
Blarney Cove, West Hills, Ca.
Blackbeards, Ventura, Ca.
Congressman Dave Hernandez Fundraiser, Valley Village, Ca.
The Comedy Train, Pasadena, Ca.
Playhouse Theater, Carpenteria, Ca.
Country Nights at The Junkyard, Simi Valley, Ca.                                                                                                            Joel McCrea Ranch Fundraiser, Thousand Oaks, Ca.                                                                                                   Andy’s Dinner and Comedy, Ventura, Ca.                                                                                                                           Laff In Comedy Show, Palmdale, Ca.                                                                                                                               Comedy Hideaway, Goleta, Ca                                                                                                                                            Boy’s and Girls Club Fundraiser, Camarillo, Ca.                                                                                                          Laughs On Tap, Encino, Ca.                                                                                                                                                  Santa Barbara County Fair, Santa Barbara, Ca..

Risky plays many clubs and comedy venues not listed on a regular basis in the Los Angeles area.

If you’re looking for a unique, funny and professional comedian contact Risky at riskybetts@aol.com

 

 

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