Apr 1, 2015, 15:57 PM
Apr 1, 2015, 00:00 AM



Spring is Blossoming at Rivers Casino with New Events and Promotions

            PITTSBURGH April 1, 2015 — This year, April showers may bring good luck! Celebrate the end of winter at Rivers Casino with its latest gaming promotions, dining specials and entertainment.

Gaming Promotions

$700,000 All About the Luck Payout – Now through April 11, every day from noon—10 p.m., all Rush Rewards members that earn 1,000 same-day base points each day are eligible to take one spin at the All About the Luck Payout Machine. Earn 2,000 same-day base points and receive two spins. Lucky guests will win various amounts of Free Slot Play, with a chance to win up to $10,000 cash in the Progressive Grand Prize. Every 25 points earned will equal one entry into the finale drawings on April 29.

  • Finale Drawing Details:
    • Invited guests can activate finale drawing entries from 10 a.m.—7:59 p.m.
    • Cash and Free Slot Play drawings will occur at 12, 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m.
    • At the 8 p.m. drawing, the top cash winner will receive the Progressive Grand Prize.

Pittsburgh Penguins® Lucky 7s – 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. (Ends April 10).

Pittsburgh Penguins® $777 Progressive Jackpot – For each second period, regular season home game that the Penguins score, 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 8 p.m. on April 2 and April 9.
    • Every $1 Free Slot Play redeemed from the Penguins Lucky 7’s promotion equals 1 entry into the quarterly drawings.
    • Kiosk check in each drawing day will begin at 6 p.m. and will close at 7:59 p.m.
    • On each drawing day, seven winners will be called at 8 p.m. to pick an item to be awarded a cash amount. First winner: $777 cash, second winner: $677 cash, third winner: $577 cash, fourth winner: $477 cash, fifth winner: $377 cash, sixth winner: $277 cash, seventh winner: $177 cash.
    • Top cash winner on each drawing day will be eligible for the grand prize on April 10. Winners will also receive two tickets to the April 10 Penguins game.
    • On April 10, the seven finalists from the monthly drawings will participate in an on-ice contest following the Penguins game.

Over $50,000 Wild & Crazy Cash Drawing – Guests who earned entries from Jan. 1—March 31 have the chance to win a share of $53,000 cash and Free Slot Play during the three Wild & Crazy Cash drawings taking place on April 19. During the early bird drawings at 1 and 3 p.m., six winners will share $17,000 cash and Free Slot Play. At 7:15 p.m., six winning names will be randomly selected to win a share of $42,000 cash and $1,000 Free Slot Play, with a top prize of up to $29,000.

Showers of Cash and Free Slot Play Tournament Every Tuesday in April, Rush Rewards members who earn 100 same-day base points are eligible to play in Rivers’ walk-up slot tournaments. Registration begins at 11 a.m. for the 11 a.m.—2 p.m. tournament and at 6 p.m. for the 6—9 p.m. tournament. Players who earn 200 same-day base points are eligible to play in both tournaments.

  • First Place: $1,000
  • Second-20th Places: $100 Free Slot Play

Gift Giveaways – Throughout April, invited guests and players who earn 1,250 same-day base points beginning at 6 a.m. are eligible to pick up a gift. Receive a Pittsburgh Penguins jacket on April 12, a 1.5 gallon drink dispenser with stand on April 16 and a Fridge-to-Go rolling cooler on April 30. Guests must visit one of the Gift and Go 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. at the Gift Giveaway Center. (While supplies last.)

Pick a Gift – On Thursday, April 23, invited guests and players who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to pick up a gift. Gifts are available for pick-up from 10 a.m.—8 p.m. at the Gift Giveaway Center. (While supplies last.)

April 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.

New Member Celebrations – Guests who sign up for a Rush Rewards Player Club Card from now until May 31 will be eligible to swipe at a kiosk to participate in a promotion available only to new members. By earning 100 same-day base points, new members can win various amounts of Free Slot Play, food coupons or a top prize of $5,000 cash.

$10 for $10 – On April 7 and 8, guests who visit Rivers between 12—8 p.m. have the option to donate $10 cash to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to receive $10 Free Slot Play. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society mobilizes people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by Multiple Sclerosis.

Learn to Play – Join from 1—2 p.m. Monday through Friday to learn a new game. Guests can learn to play Craps, 3-Card Poker and Mississippi Stud. 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, Hot, Hot Table Games Hot Seats – On Wednesdays in April, every 30 minutes from 5—10 p.m., Rush Rewards members are eligible to win $100 cash and $100 match play coupons. All players at the winners’ table will receive an entry for the final drawing at 10:15 p.m. In the final drawing, one winner will receive $1,000 cash and any rollover money from previous hot seats. (Player must be in seat at time of drawing and must be at a winning table in order to receive an entry into the 10:15 p.m. drawing.)

Hot Shooters – Hot Shooters is Rivers’ exciting craps promotion. Every day, the top five “hot shooters” 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

2-on-1 Black Jack – On Mondays throughout 2015, Rush Rewards members are eligible to participate in the $10 buy-in Black Jack 2-on-1 vs. the dealer. Registration will be held from 5:45—8:45 p.m. and games will be played from 6—9 p.m. At 9 p.m., the top six scores are eligible to win a cash prize. (Unlimited buy-ins)

$25 Buy-In Black Jack Tournament – On Tuesdays in 2015, all Rush Rewards members are eligible to play in the tournament. Participants must pay $25 to join. Check-in will begin at 5 p.m. and run from 6—9 p.m. The final table of six players will each receive cash and the top three players will each qualify for the $25,000 buy-in tournament. (Unlimited buy-ins)

$25,000 Buy-In Blackjack Tournament – This large-scale tournament will take place April 25-26. The top three players from the $25 Buy-In Tournament will receive free entry. All other players must pay a $100 entry fee. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the tournament begins at 10 a.m.

Table Games Party Pit – On Thursdays in April from 6:30 p.m.—2 a.m., hot seat drawings will be held every 30 minutes to receive great prizes.

Poker Room

High Hand – On Tuesdays and Thursdays in April from 1—11 p.m., Rush Rewards members at live qualifying cash tables will be eligible to have the high hand.

$10,000 Ball of Cash – On April 4 and 11, Rush Rewards members playing in live qualifying tables will be eligible to win a hot seat to participate in Ping Pong every hour, all day.

Cash Wheel – On Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays in April, Rush Rewards Members playing in live qualifying tables will be eligible to have the high hand every other hour from 12 p.m.—12 a.m.

Dining and Entertainment

Wheelhouse 2 for $25 – Enjoy a dinner for two on Thursdays in April at Wheelhouse for just $25. Select an appetizer of buffalo dip, nachos, onion rings, pretzel bites or loaded fries. Then, take your pick of an 8 oz. strip steak, breaded shrimp, chicken Monterey or pork schnitzel. Finish the meal with a dark Godiva Chocolate mousse cake with caramel sauce.

Andrew’s Steak & Seafood 2 for $75 – From 5—9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in April, Andrew’s Steak & Seafood will offer a three-course meal for two for $75. Appetizers include flat bread, crispy calamari or crab cakes. Entrée choices include filet mignon, pan-roasted chicken breast or Skuna Bay salmon. For dessert, enjoy a warm spring berry crisp cheesecake or a Dolly Sin chocolate truffle cake.

Easter Buffet – The Grand View Buffet will host a special Easter buffet on Sunday, April 5 from 10:30 a.m.—8 p.m. For $19.99 plus tax, enjoy Easter favorites including roast lamb, quiche Lorraine, sausage and ricotta calzones, banana bread French toast and more. Add on one pound of crab legs or a 12 oz. prime rib for only $6.99. (No reservations necessary; 18% gratuity will be added for parties of eight or more.)

Rob Schneider Comedy Show – On April 11, the Rivers Casino banquet space will host two shows featuring comedy legend Rob Schneider. Tickets for the 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. shows start at $35 and are available at or at the Rivers Casino gift shop.

Visit Levels on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to hear:

  • Nick Fiasco: April 2
  • Tony Janflone Jr.: April 3
  • Jeff Jimerson Duo: April 4
  • No Bad JuJu Trio: April 9
  • Pete Hewlett and Scott Anderson Duo: April 10
  • Kevin Howard Trio: April 11
  • Abacus Jones Duo: April 16
  • Darryl and Kim Askew Duo: April 17
  • MCG Jazz Presents – Salsamba: April 18
  • Mike Medved Duo: April 23
  • Antoinette: April 24
  • Backseat Driver: April 25
  • Joel Lindsey Trio: April 30 

Visit Drum Bar on Fridays and Saturdays to hear:

  • DJ Nugget: April 3 & 17
  • DJ Kingfish: April 4 & 24
  • DJ Digital Dave: April 10
  • DJ Jack Millz: April 11 & 25
  • DJ Rambo: April 18

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 voted a 2014 “Best Place to Work” in the Pittsburgh Business Times, "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, eight 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 $406 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