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Rivers Casino Philadelphia Announces January Promotions And Entertainment

Rivers Casino
Press Release
Jan 03, 2023



Welcome the arrival of 2023 with live music, sportsbook specials, giveaways and more

PHILADELPHIA — Jan. 3, 2023 — Start the new year at Philly’s first casino this January with live music performances from En Vogue in the Event Center as well as on the Jack’s Bar + Grill stage every Friday and Saturday. From the casino floor to dining deals, plus sportsbook promotions and gaming specials, there’s something for everyone to celebrate the start of 2023.   


Rivers recently unveiled five new electronic table games for guests to enjoy at individual gaming stations. Multiple forms of roulette and blackjack, along with dice games, are available at 25 stand-alone units located near the casino’s main entrance.

Electronic versions of classic table games are perfect for beginners and advanced players looking for a new way to play. Decisions can be made at each player’s own comfort level. These wildly popular games are products of the industry-leading Interblock Gaming.  

Events and Entertainment

The Event Center stage continues to host a diverse performance lineup. Tickets are on sale at

En Vogue — Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m.

Legendary R&B group En Vogue will continue to soar to new heights when members Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron and Rhona Bennett perform at Rivers Casino Philadelphia this January. For 30 years and counting, the group has achieved top success on nothing but pure talent. They’ve sold over 20 million albums and have transitioned into the digital age, garnering over 30 million streams and 26 million-plus YouTube views. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $99.  

Jack’s Bar + Grill Live Music

Guests can move and groove to live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays in January from 8 p.m. to midnight. Young at Heart ’60s and ’70s entertainment takes the stage on Wednesday, Jan. 25, when the Sensational Soul Cruisers perform from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and guests will enjoy Sing Like a Star Live Band Karaoke on Thursdays in January from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Jack’s Stage Lineup

  • Thursday, Jan. 5: Sing Like a Star Live Band Karaoke
  • Friday, Jan. 6: Coast 2 Coast
  • Saturday, Jan. 7: B Street Band
  • Thursday, Jan. 12: Sing Like a Star Live Band Karaoke
  • Friday, Jan. 13: Don’t Call Me Francis
  • Saturday, Jan. 14: Yacht Rock Gold
  • Sunday, Jan. 15: Gypsy Wisdom
  • Thursday, Jan. 19: Sing Like a Star Live Band Karaoke
  • Friday, Jan. 20: DJ
  • Saturday, Jan. 21: Discoteks
  • Wednesday, Jan. 25: Sensational Soul Cruisers
  • Thursday, Jan. 26: Sing Like a Star Live Band Karaoke
  • Friday, Jan. 27: Central Park
  • Saturday, Jan. 28: Pink Floyd USA

Promotions, Contests and Sweepstakes

$150,000 Lunar New Year Hot Seat – On Fridays and Saturdays in January, all Rush Rewards members, who have an open active rating with their Rush Rewards card at a table game or slot machine, will be eligible for the Lunar New Year Hotseat drawings. At 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., five winners will be selected for their chance to win a prize ranging from $500 and $100,000 in cash.

January Jackpot Sweepstakes — Every day in January, any Rush Rewards member who hits a jackpot valued at $1,200 or higher will earn one entry into the January Jackpot Sweepstakes. On Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., five winners in each drawing will be randomly selected to receive $1,000 in cash.

Table Games Play to Eat — On Mondays in January, all Rush Rewards members who play a table game with their Rush Rewards card can earn a $20 dining credit. To qualify, Rush Reward members must play with their Rush Rewards card and earn 300 tier points on any table game.

Rivers Roulette on Instagram — Every Wednesday, a roulette wheel will be posted on Rivers Casino Philadelphia’s official Instagram page @RiversCasinoPhiladelphia. In the comments section, participants can guess the winning number from the roulette wheel spin. On Thursday at noon, the winning Rivers Roulette number will be posted, and the potential winner will be notified on how to claim their prize of $50 Free Slot Play. Winner’s eligibility includes one guess per participant in the comment section, must be following @RiversCasinoPhiladelphia Instagram page, must “like” the roulette wheel post, must be 21 years of age or older, and must sign up for or be a current member of Rush Rewards.

Young at Heart — On Wednesdays in January from noon to 8 p.m., all Rush Rewards members aged 50 and older can swipe their player’s card at a Rush Rewards kiosk to win free swag or Free Play.

Young at Heart: Jack’s Bar + Grill — Young at Heart members aged 50 and older will receive unlimited soup and salad for $9.99 at Jack’s Bar + Grill on Wednesdays in January.

For more details on promotions, contests and sweepstakes, please visit

Dining and Drink Offerings

Mian Guests can enjoy a Vietnamese beef meal of wok-seared beef filet cubes, onions, peppers, black peppers and butter served with steamed white rice for $33, seven days a week during January. Mian is open Sunday through Thursday from noon to midnight and Friday and Saturday from noon to 2 a.m.

Jack’s Bar + Grill — Jack’s opens daily at 4 p.m. throughout January, except on Wednesdays, when the restaurant opens at noon for the Young at Heart promotion; the restaurant closes at 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and at 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with the bar staying open until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Guests can enjoy live music on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 p.m. to midnight.

January Specials

  • Young at Heart — All-you-can-eat soup and salad, Wednesdays from noon to 8 p.m.: $9.99 (ages 50 and over)
  • Burrito bowl: $15 (add beef or chicken for $5)
  • Food delivery from Jack’s Bar + Grill menu to the sportsbook:

Football Specials

Available in the BetRivers Sportsbook, Jack’s bar and Jack’s restaurant (dine-in only), Sundays from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • 1 pound of chilled, easy-peel shrimp: $16
  • All-you-can-eat chips and salsa: $15
  • Pretzel bites basket: $12

Happy Hour, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • $7 select appetizers
  • $2 Miller Lite cans
  • $3 frozen drinks

Geno’s Steaks Philly’s iconic cheesesteak spot is serving a variety of sizzling steaks and hearty hoagies, all made with carefully selected fresh ingredients. During the month of January, guests can get a pepper steak for $12 daily. Geno’s is open from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard — It’s cold outside, but Rita’s is still serving “Ice Custard Happiness” at Rivers Casino Sunday through Thursday from noon to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from noon to 10 p.m.

For complete menus and additional information, please visit

BetRivers Sportsbook

The BetRivers Sportsbook is the place to watch and wager on all the January sports action. Guests can play Home Field Advantage: Spin to Win for the Birds for two home games this month:

  • Sunday, Jan. 8, vs. New York (NFC)

Sports bettors who place qualifying game day bets can enter the contest for a chance to win Free Play, cash and two tickets to a Birds home game.

Also, guests can have Jack’s Bar + Grill menu items delivered right to their seats. The restaurant’s full menu will be available in the sportsbook and includes game day favorites such as Liberty Bell pretzels, chicken wings and loaded nachos. Menu service in the sportsbook will also be available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

UFC 283 will be on the big screens in the BetRivers Sportsbook on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 10 p.m.

The sportsbook features 33 kiosks that are open 24/7 throughout the casino; writer windows are open during select times. 

Rivers Poker Room

The Rivers Casino Philadelphia Poker Room features over $220,000 in high-hand promotions, including $500 every 30 minutes on select days and times in January. Philly’s first poker room is open 24/7 and features the following tournaments:

$560 Mystery Rush Bounty Tournament — $200,000 Guaranteed 

  • Jan. 11-15:
  • Day 1A (Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 6:15 p.m.)
  • Day 1B (Thursday, Jan. 12*)
  • Day 1C (Friday, Jan. 13*)
  • Day 1D (Saturday, Jan. 14*)
  • Day 2 (Sunday, Jan. 15*)
  • $560 entry (registration closes at the conclusion of Level 13)
  • 30K starting stack, 30-minute (Day 1) and 40-minute (Day 2) levels

              *Play for Day 1B, Day 1C, Day 1D and Day 2 begins at 11:15 a.m.

$125 Satellite Into Mystery Rush Bounty Tournament (5 Seats Guaranteed)

  • Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 1:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
  • $125 entry (registration closes before the start of level 10, approximately 3.5 hours after the tournament starts)
  • 20K starting stack, 20-minute levels

Weekly Poker Tournaments

Weekly no-limit Texas Hold ’em poker tournaments continue in January with the following schedule:*

  • Sundays, 11:15 a.m. — $230 Deep Stack NLH ($10,000 guarantee)
  • Mondays, 1:15 p.m. — $100 NLH ($2,000 guarantee)
  • Mondays, 7:15 p.m. — $130 NLH, Double Green Chip Bounty ($4,000 guarantee)
  • Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m. — $130 NLH ($6,000 guarantee)
  • Wednesdays, 10:15 a.m. — $50 NLH (seniors aged 50+)
  • Wednesdays, 6:15 p.m. — $130 NLH, Deep Stack Turbo ($5,000 guarantee)
  • Saturdays, 10:15 a.m. — $65 (beginners)
  • Saturdays, 1:15 p.m. — $160 Deep Stack NLH ($5,000 guarantee)

*From Tuesday, Jan. 10, through Sunday, Jan. 15, all weekly tournaments will be replaced by the Mystery Rush tournament and satellites into the event.  

$50,000 Free Roll Tournament — Players who earn 100 or more hours playing in cash games from Sunday, Jan. 1, through Thursday, Feb. 2, at 6 a.m. qualify for the $50,000 Free Roll tournament on Sunday, Feb. 5, at 12:15 p.m. The top prize will be $10,000, with 40 places being paid. Guests will earn double free roll hours on Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays.

$200 Instant High Hands — Every Wednesday in January from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., guests can win $200 with a qualifying high hand. The Instant High Hands promotion will run on the following Sundays in January: Jan. 1, Jan. 8, Jan. 22 and Jan. 29.

The minimum qualifying hand is a full house, aces full of tens; players must use at least one hole card and must have the best hand. At least four players must be dealt into the hand, and the pot must meet the minimum threshold for a high-hand jackpot contribution.

Daily High Hands Rivers Casino’s daily high-hand promotions total nearly $200,000 and range from $200 to $500 every 30 minutes at select times; $500 high hands will run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday in January.

Bad Beat Jackpot The $50,000 Bad Beat Jackpot runs 24/7, with a current minimum qualifier of quad 10s.

Employment Opportunities and Rivers Gives

Rivers Casino Is Hiring

Martorano’s Prime, featuring celebrity chef and South Philly native Steve Martorano, is opening at Rivers Casino Philadelphia in early 2023. Rivers Casino Philadelphia is now hiring a room manager, a room chef, a shift manager, a sommelier, a sous chef, cooks, bartenders, servers and more to join Philly’s soon-to-be hottest restaurant. The restaurant is currently offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for the following positions: room chef and room manager.

Additionally, Rivers Casino continues to host walk-in interviews for part-time and full-time positions every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon.

Job Fair — Tuesday, Jan. 10 — Two Sessions

  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.*
  • 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.*

*The first hour will be dedicated to Martorano’s Prime positions 

Rivers Casino is hosting a job fair for positions in security, table games, slots and various other departments. Those interested in positions at Martorano’s Prime can interview from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. The new Italian American steakhouse is set to open in early 2023.

Visit the casino careers page on the website at for more information regarding positions and benefits, which include medical and dental plans, 401(k), paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more.

Rivers Gives

Rivers Gives is a unique community relations program and steadfast commitment by the casino that includes having its Team Members volunteer service hours in the Fishtown neighborhood and surrounding areas. Guests can join Rivers Gives in supporting monthly initiatives that benefit local nonprofits through donation options when cashing their gaming tickets.

The monthly and quarterly organization recipients are as follows:

  • January: Community Center at Visitation
  • Q1 2023: Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium

Rivers Casino continues to follow all city, state and CDC health and safety protocols.


Jeff Shurilla
For Rivers Casino Philadelphia

215-764-2376 (cell)
[email protected]


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