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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

Jan 31, 2017, 11:18 AM
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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

Spread the Love this February with All-New Events and Promotions at Pittsburgh’s Casino 

PITTSBURGH — Jan. 31, 2017 — With all-new gaming promotions, dining specials and live entertainment, Rivers Casino is the place to be this month. Treat your sweetheart to flowers, candy and a night out on the North Shore this February.

Gift Giveaways

Penguins Golden Ticket Promotion — All Rush Rewards members are invited to participate in the Penguins Golden Ticket promotion for a chance to win $50,000 worth of Free Slot Play and a Pittsburgh Penguins Golden Ticket. Rivers Casino has two Pittsburgh Penguins Golden Tickets to give away to two lucky guests. The Pittsburgh Penguins Golden Ticket is a chance to win two season tickets to Pittsburgh Penguins home games for up to 20 years. There are two ways to win a Golden Ticket from Rivers Casino: 

  • Pull Tab Golden Ticket Qualifier — On Thursdays through Sundays, from 8 a.m.—midnight, and ending on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 11:59 p.m., or while supplies last, all Rush Rewards Club Card members can earn a pull tab for a chance to win. Receive pull tabs by presenting a cash or credit card receipt of $30 or more from Wheelhouse to the Players Club, by hitting a suited blackjack on a live blackjack table or by hitting any jackpot over $1,200 on a slot machine. Those who earn a Golden Ticket Qualifier pull tab will receive a winner’s letter instructing them to come back for the finale drawing on Sunday, Feb. 26 for their chance to win the Golden Ticket and $1,000 in Free Slot Play per month for 50 months, totaling $50,000 in Free Slot Play.
  • Earned Entries for the second Pittsburgh Penguins Golden Ticket — For every 25 base points earned from Jan. 1—March 4, guests will earn one entry into the finale drawing on Saturday, March 4. On March 4, 20 qualifying guests will be called each drawing hour at noon, 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m., to receive an automatic Golden Ticket entry for the finale drawing at 9 p.m. that night. At 9 p.m., ten winners will be selected to pick an item to determine the top prize winner of $1,000 in Free Slot Play per month for 50 months, totaling $50,000 worth of Free Slot Play, and a Pittsburgh Penguins Golden Ticket.

Toaster Oven or Free Slot Play Gift Giveaway — On Thursday, Feb. 2 beginning at 6 a.m., guests who earn 1,250 same-day base points will receive a toaster oven gift or $15 in Free Slot Play. (While supplies last.)

Kenneth Cole Purse or Free Slot Play Gift Giveaway — On Thursday, Feb. 9 beginning at 6 a.m., guests who earn 1,750 same-day base points will receive a Kenneth Cole purse gift or $20 in Free Slot Play. (While supplies last.)

Pittsburgh Penguins Blanket or Free Slot Play Gift Giveaway — On Thursday, Feb. 23 beginning at 6 a.m., guests who earn 1,250 same-day base points will receive a Penguins blanket or $15 in Free Slot Play. (While supplies last.) 

Rivers Reel Slot League — The Rivers Reel Slot League walk-up tournament will continue on the second Tuesday of each month up until March 14. The tournament 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. 

For the Love of Money Drawings — Throughout February, all Rush Rewards Members will earn one entry towards a special drawing for every 25 points earned. On each Tuesday in February, 10 names will be drawn to receive Free Slot Play. Check-in for the 2 p.m. drawing will be from noon—1:59 p.m. and check-in for the 8 p.m. drawing will be from 6—7:59 p.m. The top prize at each drawing is $5,000 cash.

Lincoln Car Giveaway Drawings — Rush Rewards Members who earned entries from Aug. 1—Jan. 31 will be eligible for the Lincoln Car Giveaway Drawing on Sunday, Feb. 12. At 1, 4 and 7 p.m., five winners will be called and awarded $500 in Free Slot Play and a physical entry into the finale drawing. One lucky winner will be picked to receive the 2017 Lincoln MKC and the rest of the players will go home with $1,000 in Free Slot Play. 

Over $100,000 Mad Money Mania Drawings — Rush Rewards Members who earned entries from Aug. 1—Jan. 31 will be eligible to compete in the Mad Money Mania drawing on Saturday, Feb. 18. Those eligible must check in at kiosks on that day 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 names will be drawn at 2:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. to compete for the top prize of $20,000 cash.

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.

Late Night, Hot Money — Beginning Feb. 1, all Rush Rewards Members playing a slot machine will receive $10 in Free Slot Play for every 1,000 same-day slot points earned between 12:15—7:59 a.m. on each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in February. The Free Slot Play must be used on the date of issuance.

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. On the second Thursday of each month, 7 winners will be drawn at 7 p.m. to split $7,000. All Rush Rewards members who earn 25 base points on Thursdays throughout the Penguins’ season can earn one entry into these monthly drawings. On these drawing dates, guests must activate their entries from 5—6:59 p.m. at the promotional kiosks located on the casino floor. 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.

  • Drawing Details:
    • Drawings for participants will take place at 7 p.m. on Feb. 9 and March 9
    • 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 7 p.m. to pick an item to be awarded cash or Free Slot Play, 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

    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.

    February 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 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 Life’sWork, an organization which assists persons with disabilities in employment efforts.

    Life’sWork $10 for $10 Free Slot Play — On Thursday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 4, 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, Blackjack and Three Card Poker from 1—2 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.) 

    Hockey Party Pit — On Thursdays in February, guests will have the chance to win in 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 Penguins tickets on Thursdays throughout the month. Entries can be earned by receiving a suited Blackjack, making two passes at Craps, or anytime a player on Roulette hits a straight up wager paying 35—1. The drawings for the Penguins tickets will be held at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23 and March 30.

    $10,000 Table Games Tuesdays Hot Seat Drawings — All Rush Rewards Members who are playing at a qualifying table game on Tuesdays in February will have a chance to win various cash prizes every 30 minutes from 8:30—10:30 p.m. The top prize of $1,000 cash will be awarded at 10:30 p.m.

    Poker 

    $20,800 Saturday High Hand — On Saturdays in February from 11 a.m.—midnight, Rush Rewards members playing at a live, qualifying cash table can win $400 cash. Players must have a full house or higher to win. The first payout takes place at noon.

    $18,000 Mad Money Mondays High Hand Poker Promotion — On Mondays throughout February, 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.

    $5,600 Friday High Hand — On Fridays in February, Rush Rewards members with a full house or higher at a live, qualifying cash table are eligible to win $200 cash every other hour. The qualifying period begins at 11 a.m. and lasts two hours, with the first payout beginning at noon.

    Thousand Dollar Thursday High Hand ($28,000) — On Thursdays in February, Rush Rewards members playing at a live, qualifying cash table will have the chance to win $1,000 cash. 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 lasting until 11 p.m.

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

    Sunday Wheel Spin Poker — On Sundays in February, Rush Rewards members playing at a live, qualifying cash table will have a chance to win up to $1,000 cash. Every other hour from noon until midnight, a hot seat drawing will take place, when selected players can spin the wheel to win cash prizes ranging from $100—$1,000 cash.

    Dining and Entertainment

    Visit Levels in February to hear: 

  • Feb. 2: The Hawkeyes Acoustic
  • Feb. 3: Rick Purcell and Shari Richards
  • Feb. 4: Etta Cox Trio
  • Feb. 9: Nick Fiasco
  • Feb. 10: Right Turn Clyde
  • Feb. 11: Sully n Friends
  • Feb. 14: Radoslaw - Violinist
  • Feb. 16: Jason Kendall Duo
  • Feb. 17: Terrance Vaughn Duo
  • Feb. 18: Scott & Rosanna
  • Feb. 23: Lee Alverson
  • Feb. 24: Hewlett Anderson
  • Feb. 25: On the Level

Visit Drum Bar in February to hear:

  • Feb. 3: DJ Nugget
  • Feb. 4: VDJ Rambo
  • Feb. 10: The Bill Henry Band
  • Feb. 11: Artistree
  • Feb. 17: DJ NIN
  • Feb. 18: Tres Lads
  • Feb. 24: MCG Jazz presents Marty Ashby Quartet with Dwayne Dolphin and Ken Kimery
  • Feb. 25: Saddle Up

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