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Touchdown at Rivers for Fabulous Football Promotions and Great Entertainment

PITTSBURGH August 30, 2013 There’s no better place to kick-off football season than at Rivers Casino. From “First & Goal” to “$10,000 Postgame Drawing,” Rivers has new promotions and exciting entertainment for every fan.

Gaming Promotions

$250K Pigskin Pick’Em – Now through Dec. 30, 2013, guests can make picks each week for winners of Sunday and Monday night football games. Players will be able to check their weekly status online and at the Rivers kiosk promotional area every Tuesday after 12 p.m. Entry is free, and only Rush Rewards members are eligible. The top five contestants with the most correct picks each week will receive cash prizes with the chance to win the top prize of $2,500. Players who place 6th—25th will receive various amounts of Free Slot Play. The five players with the most losses each week will also receive various amounts of Free Slot Play with Rivers’ Fumble prizes.

First & Goal – Every Wednesday in September, Rush Rewards players who earn 100 same-day base points have the chance to win up to $5,000 cash in Rivers’ First & Goal kiosk game. All players are guaranteed $10 Free Slot Play just for playing the kiosk game, available from 10 a.m.—10 p.m.

$10,000 Postgame Drawing – After every Sunday regular season home game, players have the chance to win their share of $10,000. Rush Rewards members can earn entries from Sept. 1—22, up to 90 minutes after the end of the football game. Check-in will open at the start of the fourth quarter. Prizes include:

  • One winner: $5,000
  • One winner: $2,000
  • One winner: $1,500
  • One winner: $1,000
  • One winner: $500
  • Five winners: $250 Free Slot Play

$25 Buy-In Blackjack Tournament ­
– Be a part of Rivers’ $25 Buy-In Blackjack Tournament from 6—10:30 p.m. on Mondays in September. Players will receive $25,000 in buy-in chips and have their chance to win up to $7,000. Registration begins at 5 p.m., next to Levels.

10 Hands for $10 Blackjack Challenge – On Thursdays this month, players can pay $10 for $10,000 in buy-in chips and the chance to play 10 hands against the dealer. At the end of the challenge, the top six chip earners will win a cash prize. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m., next to Levels.

$10K Jackpot Drawing – Guests who win a jackpot (winning more than $1,200) now through 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 26 will receive an entry into the $10K Jackpot Drawing. Ten names will be chosen on Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. Those winners present at the time of the drawing will share $10,000 Free Slot Play.

Table Games Appreciation Night – Join us on Wednesdays in September from 7—9 p.m. in the Table Game High Limit Room. Rush Rewards players must be actively playing in High Limits to enjoy.

  • Sept. 4: Aces and Appetizers
  • Sept. 11: Delectable Diamonds
  • Sept. 18: Scrumptious Spades
  • Sept. 25: Catered Cuisine

Mystery Gift Giveaway – On Thursday, Sept. 12, invited guests and players that earn 1,000 same-day base points are eligible to pick up a surprise gift. Gifts can be picked up at the Gift Giveaway Center. (All gifts are available while supplies last from 10 a.m.—8 p.m.)

Sunday Gift Giveaway – Every Sunday in September, invited guests and players that earn 1,000 same-day base points are eligible to pick up a gift. Enjoy an electric burner on Sept. 1, tailgate prep set on Sept. 8, thermos on Sept. 15, travel chair on Sept. 22 and microfiber jacket on Sept. 29. (All gifts are available while supplies last from 10 a.m.—8 p.m.)

Alzheimer’s Association – On Tuesday, Sept. 17, players can donate $10 to the Alzheimer’s Association and receive $10 Free Slot Play. Offer valid from 10 a.m.—6 p.m. and once per player, per promotional period.

Breast Cancer Awareness Bra Donation – From Sept. 29 through Oct. 13, players can donate a new or gently used bra and receive $10 Free Slot Play. All proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Foundation. (One donation per player, per promotional period.)

$10K High Stakes Drawing – Players who win a suited blackjack in Rivers’ high limits table room will receive an entry for the chance to win $2,500 every Wednesday in September. A new drawing will take place each Wednesday.

New Member Sign Up and Win Promo – All new members who sign up for the Rush Rewards Players Club and earn 100 same-day base points are eligible to earn a pull tab that contains various amounts of Free Slot Play or cash. (Only one pull tab per new member.)

Dining and Entertainment

Live on the River Free Summer Concerts – Rivers’ free outdoor concert series concludes its 2013 season with performances by Shining Star (Earth Wind and Fire tribute) and Beat It (Michael Jackson tribute) on Sunday, Sept.1 at 7 p.m.

Vicki Lawrence & Mama – Emmy Award-winning comedienne and veteran cast member of the “Carol Burnett Show,” Vicki Lawrence brings her most beloved character Thelma Harper, better known as “Mama,” to Rivers Casino. Lawrence will do two shows on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 2 and 7 p.m.

Marriage Can Be Murder – Las Vegas’ number-one interactive dinner theater show comes to Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 2 and 7 p.m. This award winning comedy show is full of murder mystery, where the actors are planted among the unsuspecting guests. Tickets are $37 plus tax and can be purchased at the Rivers Gift shop or online at

The Hit Men – Hit makers of the 60s, 70s and 80s, this brotherhood of musicians have a friendship that dates back more than 50 years. This amazing group of performers has reunited to relive the magic they created on stages around the world. The Hit Men will perform two shows at Rivers Casino on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $24 plus tax and can be purchased at the Rivers Gift shop or online at

Visit Wheelhouse on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m.—1 a.m. to hear:

  • The Hawkeyes: Sept. 6 (Rock)
  • All Keyed Up: Sept. 7 (Dueling Pianos)
  • LoveBettie: Sept. 13 (Rock)
  • Chris Higbee: Sept. 14 (Country)
  • Justin Fabus Band: Sept. 20 (Country)
  • Joe Grushecky & The HouseRockers: Sept. 21 (Rock)
  • Muddy Kreek Blues Band: Sept. 27 (Blues)
  • Saddle Up 2.0: Sept. 28 (Country)

On Tuesdays from 8—10 a.m., guests 55 years or older can eat for free at Grand View Buffet. (Must show a valid ID and Rush Rewards card. Cost is $6.99 for non-card members and those under 55 years of age.)

For complete gaming promotion rules and regulations, stop by the Rush Rewards Club. To learn more about Rivers Casino, visit


Opened in 2009, Rivers Casino has been named “Best Overall Gaming Resort” in Pennsylvania by Casino Player magazine, “Best Overall Casino” in Pennsylvania by Strictly Slots magazine and “Best Casino” by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The casino features nearly 3,000 slots, more than 100 table games, nine distinctive restaurants and bars, a riverside amphitheater, a multi-purpose event space, live music performances, free parking and multiple promotions and giveaways daily. Already, more than $300 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit

Emily Watts
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760 Ext. 308


Rivers Casino

Rivers Casino is located along Pittsburgh’s North Shore, just steps from Heinz Field and PNC Park.

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