AUGUST ARRIVES ON THE NORTH SHORE: PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL; MID-SEASON BASEBALL; END-OF-SEASON FREE SUMMER CONCERT
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Rivers Casino Pittsburgh Announces August Promotions and Entertainment
PITTSBURGH — Aug. 1, 2023 — To everything there is a season, and several seasons actually begin overlapping in August, to the delight of Pittsburgh sports fans, music lovers and Rivers Casino gamers.
While all baseball teams continue to round the bases throughout this month, the gridiron also starts to heat up, thanks to the Aug. 10 start of preseason pro football. Meanwhile, the amphitheater at Rivers Casino will host its final free concert of the 2023 summer season. And, if you hate to see summer go, there’s still time to laugh with the best of them: Jay Leno, Arsenio Hall and Craig Ferguson, the “Kings of Late Night,” are coming Sept. 1, to The Event Center.
BetRivers Sportsbook Continues to Heat Up
UFC 292: Sterling vs. O’Malley — On Saturday, Aug. 19, at 8 p.m., UFC 292: Sterling vs. O’Malley will be shown in the BetRivers Sportsbook. Tables and chairs, booths and lounge chairs are all available for purchase.
Fantasy Football Draft Party — What better place than BetRivers Sportsbook to kick off your fantasy football season? Guests can now make their reservations to hold their fantasy football draft in our sportsbook. A deposit of $250 is required and will include a draft kit, seating for up to 16 guests; plus, the deposit can be used towards food and beverage purchases. A list of available dates is available online.
For more information or to make a reservations for upcoming BetRivers Sportsbook events, visit RiversCasino.com/Pittsburgh.
Aug. 11 Free Outdoor Concert Celebrates Summer ‘23
This year’s summertime concert series — Live on the River — wraps Friday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m. Join us in our amphitheater for Let’s Groove Tonight — The Ultimate Earth, Wind and Fire Tribute Band. Seating is first-come, first-served. Performance is weather permitting. Expect crowd-pleasers “Got to Get You Into My Life,” “September,” “Shining Star,” “Devotion” and more.
LOL: Comedy Tickets Still Available
Kings of Late Night — After decades of memorable TV moments and cracking up audiences all around the world, late-night legends Jay Leno, Arsenio Hall and Craig Ferguson are making a stop at Rivers Pittsburgh for an evening of outrageous comedy and side-splitting laughter. Don’t miss out on the hilarious performance by this all-star trio in The Event Center on Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. Tickets for the show begin at $39 at RiversCasino.com/Pittsburgh.
Indoor Live Music Around the Gaming Floor
Visit Drum Bar, BetRivers Sportsbook and Martorano’s Prime in August to hear live DJs and bands every weekend. Bands are in Drum Bar on Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to midnight. DJs are in the BetRivers Sportsbook booth Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
August Drum Bar Lineup: Billy Price: Aug. 4; Billy the Kid and the Regulators: Aug. 5; Totally 80s: Aug. 11; The Delaney’s: Aug. 12; Radio Tokyo: Aug. 18; 1985: Aug. 19; Scott, Rob & Greg of The Clarks: Aug. 25; Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers: Aug. 26.
August BetRivers Sportsbook Lineup: DJ Digital Dave: Aug. 4, 10, 17 & 24; TJ the DJ: Aug. 5, 12, 18, 25 & 31; DJ Cake: Aug. 11; DJ Jan Jursa: Aug. 3 & 19; DJ Rambo: Aug. 26.
Pack Your Bags: Atlantis Bahamas and The Venetian Added to Rush Rewards
Rush Rewards members were thrilled last March when Rivers Casino announced complimentary and discounted worldwide travel benefits with MSC Cruises. The casino’s recently upgraded points program, which allows gamers to earn and redeem with greater velocity, is now adding more destinations. Rush Rewards members can now earn travel benefits at Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas and The Venetian Resort in Las Vegas based on their play.
Rush Rewards Players Club points can also be redeemed for Free Slot Play or food and beverages. Platinum Card Members have a 25% accelerator on rewards points, and Black Card Members have a 50% accelerator on rewards points. Rush Rewards membership is free and details about travel and other benefits can be found at RiversCasino.com/Pittsburgh.
Rush Table Zone — Enjoy $5 blackjack, roulette and the newly added, craps, at one of our 55 electronic table games with a live dealer. Rush Table Zone is open daily.
$10,000 Jackpot Drawings — Guests who win a taxable jackpot on a slot machine beginning at 7:51 p.m. on July 26 will receive an entry for the $10,000 Jackpot Drawings on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. At each drawing, 10 guests will be selected to win a share of $5,000 in Free Slot Play.
New Member Offer — During the month of August, any guest who signs up for a Rush Rewards Players Club Card will receive their choice of $5 Free Slot Play, $5 Dining Offer or $10 Match Play. Stop by the cashier to sign up today.
New Member Tier Match — New Members who present another casino’s rewards card with a valid expiration date may be eligible for a Tier Match! Participating guests must be a new member and sign up for a Rush Rewards Players Club card.
Poker Room Highlights
Poker Room Hours — Rivers Casino’s Poker Room is open 24 hours a day, beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursdays, until 6 a.m. on Sundays. Regular hours of operation are from 10 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
August High Hands — Rivers Casino Pittsburgh will be running a high-hand promotion every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., and on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 a.m. Players with a winning high hand at qualifying tables will win cash during select times.
Enter to Win — Social Media Giveaways
Twitter Tuesday — Tweet using the hashtag, #RiversTuesday, for a chance to win $50 in free slot play. Every Tuesday, a winner will be randomly chosen. Don’t miss out on your chance to enter — follow @WinBigRivers for weekly reminders!
Wheelhouse Wednesday — Like and add the weekly “Wheelhouse Wednesday” photo to your story on Instagram for a chance to win a $50 dining credit at Wheelhouse. One lucky winner will be selected at random. Follow @RiversCasinoPGH for more information.
ABOUT RIVERS CASINO PITTSBURGH
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh, located on the city’s North Shore and open 24/7, is one of Western Pennsylvania’s premier gaming and entertainment destinations. Rivers offers over 2,300 slot machines, 95 table games, 55 hybrid gaming seats, and a 30-table poker room—which holds the record for the largest Bad Beat Jackpot in U.S. history (over $1.2 million). Home of BetRivers Sportsbook, Pittsburgh’s first and only licensed sportsbook, Rivers is the spot for any and all sports fans and bettors. Other amenities include a diverse lineup of eight distinct bars and restaurants, including Martorano’s Prime, the Italian-American steakhouse by celebrity cook Steve Martorano, and a 25,000 square foot, second-level Event Center that hosts concerts, weddings, and more. Guests of The Landing Hotel adjacent to the casino have immediate access to the gaming floor. For additional information and current offerings, please visit RiversCasino.com/Pittsburgh.
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