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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES OCTOBER EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

Sep 30, 2015, 15:21 PM
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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES OCTOBER EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

Rivers Casino Pumps Up Its Fall Events and Promotions

            PITTSBURGH – September 30, 2015 – Pumpkin spice up your autumn with new gaming promotions, dining specials and live entertainment at Rivers Casino.

Gaming Promotions

Pumpkin Prize Patch Progressive Drawings – On Wednesdays in October, five winners will be drawn every other hour between noon—8 p.m. to win cash and Free Slot Play, with a grand prize of $10,000 cash up for grabs. A rollover drawing will take place at 9 p.m. on October 28. All Rush Rewards members can earn one entry for every 25 base points.

Over $10K Pull for the Cure Walk-Up Slot Tournaments – On Oct. 3 and 4, Rush Rewards members who earn 100 same-day base points can enter to play in one of two slot tournaments for a top prize of $3,000 cash. Rivers Casino will be donating $5 to the Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Foundation for every player who enters into the tournament. Qualifying tournaments take place from 3—7 p.m. and the finale tournament from 7:30—8:30 p.m.

National Pierogi Day – Did you know Rivers Casino holds the title for the world’s largest pierogi? Rivers is celebrating National Pierogi Day, Oct. 8, by having the Pittsburgh Pirates Pierogis come hand out free T-shirts to guests on the casino floor.

Pittsburgh Penguins® Lucky 7’s – When the Penguins shoot, players score! For each second period regular season home game that the Penguins score, fans 21 years of age and older who attended the game can redeem that game’s ticket for $7 Free Slot Play for each goal scored. Guests have two days after the game to redeem at the Rush Rewards club.

Pittsburgh Penguins® $777 Progressive Jackpot – For each second period goal scored by the Pittsburgh Penguins during every regular season home game, Rivers Casino will add $777 into a grand prize progressive cash jackpot. To be eligible to win, fans must attend a Penguins home game and attend a drawing at Rivers Casino. (Must be a Rush Rewards Players Club member to participate.)

  • Drawing Details:
    • Drawings will take place at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10, Jan. 14, Feb. 11 and March 10.
    • Check-in at the designated kiosk for each drawing day will begin at 5 p.m. and will close at 6:59 p.m.
    • On each drawing day, seven winners will be called at 8 p.m. to pick an item to be awarded a cash or free slot play amount, with a top prize of $2,500.
    • During the finale drawing on April 9, 20 winners will be announced every other hour from noon—8 p.m. A total of 100 winners will be called throughout the day to split $100,000 in cash and Free Slot Play. At 8 p.m., the grand prize winner will win the Penguins® Progressive Jackpot.

$250K Hometown First Down – Each Tuesday throughout football season, Rush Rewards members can participate in a free football kiosk game from 6 a.m.—11:59 p.m. to have a chance at winning a top prize of $7,000 cash. Based on how many first downs our home team has during each game, guests can also swipe at any kiosk to earn seven times the number of entries for the finale drawing. The finale drawing will take place at the end of football season, January 23, where 100 winners will receive prizes, including a top prize of $100,000 cash. Each new Rush Reward member will automatically receive 100 entries into the finale drawing.

Over $100K RV Drawings – On Tuesdays and Saturdays in October, guests can earn entries for a chance to win cash, Free Slot Play or a New Class A-2015 Thor Motor Coach Axis RV. All guests can earn one entry for every 25 base points between 6 a.m.—7:59 p.m. Drawings will take place every Saturday in November, with the finale RV drawing occurring on November 28.

Gift Giveaways – Throughout October, invited guests and players who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to pick up a gift. Receive a Brita water pitcher on Oct. 4; a black and gold duffle bag on Oct. 11; and a jumbo cooker on Oct. 22. Guests must visit kiosks between 6 a.m.—8 p.m. to reserve their gifts. Gifts are available for pick-up from 10 a.m.—8 p.m. (While supplies last.)

Penguins® Blanket Giveaways – On October 25, invited guests and players who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to pick up a special Penguins® blanket. Guests must visit kiosks between 6 a.m.—8 p.m. to reserve their gifts. Gifts are available for pick-up from 10 a.m.—8 p.m. (While supplies last.)

Pick a Gift Giveaway – On Thursday, Oct. 29, invited guests and Rush Reward players who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to receive a free gift. Gifts are available for pick-up from 10 a.m.—8 p.m. (While supplies last.)

October Birthday Celebrations – Happy Birthday to you! Any guests who visit the Rush Rewards Player Club on his or her birthday will receive a free coupon to visit Grand View Buffet.

$10 for $10 – On Oct. 6 and 13, guests who visit Rivers between noon and 8 p.m. have the option to donate $10 cash to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation to receive $10 Free Slot Play or match play.

Pittsburgh Proud –All month long, guests can donate their extra slot vouchers and table chips to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The Pittsburgh Proud donation box is located between the two elevators that lead to the parking garage.

Table Games

Learn to Play – Join in from 1—2 p.m. every day to learn a new game. Guests can learn to play Craps and Blackjack. Rush Rewards members will receive two $5 match play coupons. (Match play coupons can be picked up at the Rush Rewards Players Club. Vouchers can only be redeemed once for each game learned throughout 2015.)

Hot Shooters – Hot Shooters is Rivers’ exciting craps promotion. Every day, the top five “hot shooters” will win match play and cash prizes.

  • First Place: $100 match play and $100 cash
  • Second Place: $50 match play and $50 cash
  • Third Place: $25 match play and $25 cash
  • Fourth Place: $10 match play and $10 cash
  • Fifth Place: $10 match play and $10 cash

Football Party Pit – On Thursdays in October from 6 p.m.—2 a.m., hot seat drawings will be held every 30 minutes to receive great prizes. The Party Pit also features $5 craps and blackjack. Guests can earn entries into a special drawing for Steelers tickets on Oct. 29.

Poker Room

$11K Splash of Cash – On Tuesdays and Thursdays in October, $100 cash will be added to live, qualifying tables every hour from noon until midnight.

Cash Vault – Every other hour between noon—10 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in October, hot seats will be randomly drawn from live qualifying cash games to select an envelope to win a cash prize. Rush Rewards members can earn up to $1,000 cash.

High Hand – On Saturdays in October, the player at the live, qualifying tables with the highest hand each hour will get to spin the prize wheel for a chance to win up to $1,000 cash.

Sunday Special High Hand – On Sundays in October, the player at the live, qualifying tables with the highest hand each hour between 11 a.m. and midnight will receive $400 cash.

$20K Game Day Quarter Cash Promotion – On Oct. 1, 12, 18 and 25, guests playing at live, qualifying cash games will be eligible to win $250 cash during each quarter of the Steelers’ game.

Dining and Entertainment

Visit Levels on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to hear:

  • Oct. 1: Chris Higbee Duo
  • Oct. 2: Etta Cox Trio
  • Oct. 3: Jeff Jimerson Duo
  • Oct. 8: Mike Medved Duo
  • Oct. 9: Darryl and Kim Duo
  • Oct. 10: Neon Swing X-Perience
  • Oct. 15: Bobby V Band
  • Oct. 16: Antoinette & No Ordinary Soul
  • Oct. 17: Nick Fiasco
  • Oct. 22: Jason Kendall Duo
  • Oct. 23: Back Seat Driver
  • Oct. 24: On the Level
  • Oct. 29: Tony Janflone Jr.
  • Oct. 30: Scott and Pete
  • Oct. 31: Kevin Howard Trio

Visit Drum Bar on Fridays and Saturdays to hear:

  • Oct. 2 & 9: DJ Nugget
  • Oct. 3 & 16: VDJ Jack Millz
  • Oct. 10 & 17: VDJ Rambo
  • Oct. 23: DJ Digital Dave
  • Oct. 24 & 31: DJ Kingfish
  • Oct. 30: DJ NIN

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

 

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ABOUT RIVERS CASINO
Opened in 2009, Rivers Casino has been voted a “Best Place to Work” in the Pittsburgh Business Times, a “Top Workplace” in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Best Overall Gaming Resort" in Pennsylvania by Casino Player magazine and "Best Overall Casino" in Pennsylvania by Strictly Slots magazine. The casino features more than 2,900 slots, 83 table games, a 30-table poker room, nine distinctive restaurants and bars, a riverside amphitheater, a multipurpose event space, live music performances, free parking and multiple promotions and giveaways daily. Already, more than $406 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit riverscasino.com

 

MEDIA CONTACT:
Emily Watts
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760 x 308
emily@hornercom.com