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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES APRIL EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

Apr 3, 2017, 10:53 AM
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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES APRIL EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

Hop into Spring with All-New Events and Promotions at Pittsburgh’s Casino 

PITTSBURGH — April 3, 2017 — Spring into all-new gaming promotions, dining specials and live entertainment at Rivers Casino. Take advantage of the warm weather and check out the hottest gaming destination on the North Shore for great fun!

Gift Giveaways

Rivers Reel Slot League — The Rivers Reel Slot League walk-up tournament will continue on April 11. Tournament play will start at 4 p.m. and last until 7 p.m. All Rush Rewards Members who earn 100 same-day base points can register to play in the walk-up tournament at any time within the three hour period. Guests must print their registration slip at any promotional kiosk from 1—6:45 p.m. Those who have the top 50 scores will win Free Slot Play, with $1,000 in Free Slot Play awarded to the first place scorer. The top 100 scorers will be invited to the quarterly finals on April 18, when the top prize will be $10,000 cash.

$50,000 April Showers of Cash & Free Slot Play — The $50,000 April Showers of Cash & Free Slot Play drawings will occur every Tuesday in April at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Guests will earn entries for every 25 points earned from April 1—25, and 10 winners will be called at each drawing to select a prize. Check-in for the 2 p.m. drawing will occur from noon—1:59 p.m. and check-in for the 8 p.m. drawing will occur between 6—7:59 p.m. The top prize of $2,500 cash will be awarded at each drawing.

$45,000 Tax Return Cash Drawings — On Saturday, April 15, guests can earn entries into the $45,000 Tax Return Cash drawings from 6 a.m. on March 15 through to 9:59 p.m. on April 15. Drawings will occur every 15 minutes from 5—10 p.m., where each winner called will receive $1,500 cash. One winner will be called at 10 p.m. to win $15,000 cash. Guests will receive 15 drawing entries for every 25 points earned on a slot machine or table game. Guests can activate entries at a promotional kiosk between 3—9:59 p.m.

Toaster Oven Giveaway — Guests who earn 1,250 same-day base points on Sunday, April 2 between 6 a.m.—3 p.m. will receive a toaster oven gift. (While supplies last.)

Gift or Free Slot Play Giveaway — Guests who earn 1,250 same-day base points on Thursday, April 13 and Sunday, April 23 between 6 a.m.—8 p.m. will receive a free gift or $15 in Free Slot Play, while supplies last. Guests have the opportunity to receive a paper shredder on Thursday, April 13 and a collapsible colander on Sunday, April 23.

Over $100,000 Mad Money Mania Drawings — On Thursday, April 27, two drawings will be held at 2:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. for a top cash prize of $20,000. Guests who earned entries from October 1, 2016—March 31, 2017 will be eligible to compete in the drawings. Guests must check in at promotional kiosks from noon—2:14 p.m. for the 2:15 p.m. drawing and from 5—7:14 p.m. for the 7:15 p.m. drawing. A total of 20 winners will be called to compete for the top prize of $20,000 cash. All participants that earned at least 100 entries or more six months before will receive one entry into the second chance drawing at 9 p.m. Guests must check in at a kiosk from 7:15—8:59 p.m. for the second chance drawing, when 10 winners will be called to split $10,000 Free Slot Play.

Penguins Lucky 7’s “Pens Score, You Score” Hockey Promotion — During each second period of regular season home games that the Pens score, fans over 21 in attendance will earn $7 in Free Slot Play. Players with an actual ticket will have 48 hours to redeem their prize from the scheduled start of the game and must have valid ID.

Penguins Lucky 7’s Monthly Drawings — Throughout the Penguins’ season, Rivers Casino will add $777 into a progressive jackpot with each second period goal the Pens score. All Rush Rewards members who earn 25 base points on Thursdays throughout the Penguins’ season will earn one entry into the finale drawing. On April 9, 100 total winners will be selected throughout the day starting at noon to split $100,000 in cash and Free Slot Play. All drawings lead up to the finale at 8 p.m. when one lucky winner will win the Pens Progressive Jackpot.

New Member Giveaways — New members who sign up for a Rush Rewards Players Club Card and earn 250 same-day base points on the day they sign up will be eligible to pick a pull tab to win various amounts of Free Slot Play, Match Play, food vouchers or gifts. The top prize is $100 in Free Slot Play every week for an entire year.

April Birthday Celebrations — Happy Birthday to you! Any guest who visits the Rush Rewards Players Club on his or her birthday will receive a free coupon to visit Grand View Buffet. All guests can swipe once at a promotional kiosk during their birthday month to play the Rivers Casino Birthday Wheel Game. Guests will win offers ranging from buffet coupons to various amounts in Free Slot Play.

Pittsburgh Proud — All month long, guests can donate their extra slot vouchers and table chips to the Carnegie Library.

Carnegie Library $10 for $10 Free Slot Play — On Thursday, April 6 and Saturday, April 8, from noon—8 p.m., guests can donate $10 cash to get $10 Free Slot Play. The donation table is located in front of Cíao.

Table Games

Hot Shooters — Each day from noon—11:59 a.m. the following day, Rush Rewards members will have the chance to win $100 cash and $100 Match Play, $50 cash and $50 Match Play and $25 cash and $25 Match Play if they have the highest number of rolls in the Craps Pit. The top three scorers will win cash and match play. Guests will have seven days to claim their prize at the cashier. In addition, if a guest rolls the dice 60 or more consecutive times, they will win $500 cash. The bounty will increase by $100 each day if no one rolls the dice 60 straight times.

Learn to Play — Guests can learn to play Craps, Ultimate Texas Hold’em and Mississippi Stud from 2—3 p.m. every day. 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 2017.)

Baseball Party Pit — On Thursdays in April, guests will have the chance to win in the hot seat drawings every 30 minutes from 6 p.m.—2 a.m. to receive great prizes. The Party Pit features $5 Craps, Blackjack and Roulette. Guests can earn entries for a chance to win a set of Pittsburgh Pirates tickets on Thursdays throughout the month. Entries can be earned by receiving a suited Blackjack, making two passes at Craps, or anytime a Roulette player hits a straight up wager paying 35—1. The drawings for the Pirates tickets will be held on the following Thursdays at 9 p.m. April 27, May 25 and June 29.

Table Game Tuesday $25 Buy-in Tournaments — On Tuesdays in April, guests can buy-in to play the table game tournaments. Each tournament will start at 7 p.m. and registration will run from 6—8 p.m. Guests can buy-in an unlimited number of times and will receive a match play voucher each time they buy-in. The table games consist of:

  • April 4: $25 buy-in blackjack tournament
  • April 11: $25 buy-in craps tournament
  • April 18: 10 hands for $10 blackjack tournament
  • April 25: $25 buy-in three card poker tournament 

Poker

Thousand Dollar Thursday High Hand ($35,000)
— On Thursdays in April, Rush Rewards members playing at a live, qualifying cash table will have the chance to win $1,000 cash each hour. Players must have a full house or higher to win. The qualifying period begins at 4 p.m. with the first payout taking place at 5 p.m. and the last at 11 p.m.

$14,400 Mad Money Mondays High Hand Poker — On Mondays throughout April, Rush Rewards members playing at a live, qualifying cash table are eligible to win the High Hand prize. Players must have a full house or better, and the player who has the highest hand during the qualifying period will win $500 cash. The qualifying period begins at 1 p.m. on each Monday with the first payout beginning at 2 p.m. and ending at 10 p.m.

$14,000 Friday High Hand — On Fridays in April, Rush Rewards members with a full house or higher at a live, qualifying cash table are eligible to win $500 cash every other hour. The qualifying period begins at 6 p.m. and lasts two hours, with the first payout beginning at 7 p.m.

$100 Cash Tuesday and Wednesday Hot Seat Poker — On Tuesdays and Wednesdays in April, Rush Rewards members playing at a live, qualifying cash table can win $100 cash. Drawings will occur every hour from noon—midnight.

Saturdays High Hand (April 8, 15, 22 & 29) — On Saturday, April 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 2 p.m.—2 a.m., Rush Rewards members playing at a live, qualifying cash table can win $500 cash. Players must have a full house or higher to win. The qualifying period begins at 1 p.m. with the first payout beginning at 2 p.m.

Sunday Hot Seat Poker — On Sundays in April, Rush Rewards members playing at a live, qualifying cash table will have a chance to win up to $300 cash. Every other hour from 2—10 p.m., a hot seat drawing will take place, when a selected player will win $300.

Dining and Entertainment

    Visit Levels in April to hear:

  • April 6: Etta Cox Trio
  • April 7: Jason Kendall Trio
  • April 8: Rodger Barbour Trio
  • April 13: The Vagrants Acoustic
  • April 14: Billy the Kid Trio
  • April 15: Antoinette Trio
  • April 20: Ezra John Acoustic Duo
  • April 21: Juan and Erika
  • April 22: Nina Sainato Duo
  • April 27: The Hawkeyes Acoustic
  • April 28: Right Turn Clyde
  • April 29: On the Level

Visit Drum Bar in April to hear:

  • April 7: MCG Jazz Presents Mark Jackovic and Friends
  • April 8: Artistree
  • April 14: The Hobbs Sisters
  • April 15: Dancing Queen
  • April 21: Walk of Shame
  • April 22: VDJ Rambo
  • April 28: Totally 80’s
  • April 29: Tony Janflone Jr.

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, 92 table games, a 30-table poker room, 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 $631 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit RiversCasino.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Garrett Allen
For Rivers Casino
268-932-8760 x 303
garrett@hornercom.com