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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES JULY EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS
Rivers Begins Seventh Anniversary Celebration with New Events and Promotions
PITTSBURGH — June 30, 2016 — Rivers Casino celebrates seven years as Pittsburgh’s casino with all-new gaming promotions, gift giveaways, dining specials and live entertainment. Don’t forget to take part in the Queen of Hearts drawing for a chance to win nearly $250,000 cash!
Lucky 7th Anniversary Promotions
Lucky 7’s Drawing — On Tuesdays in July, drawings will take place at 2 and 8 p.m. for one winner of $4,777 and six winners of $277 in honor of Rivers’ Lucky 7th anniversary. Guests will earn one entry for every 25 base points and will be eligible to earn entries from July 1 at 6 a.m. until 7:59 p.m. on July 26. Seven winners will be called at 2 p.m. and 7 winners will be called at 8 p.m. Winners will roll the dice, and the first guest to roll a 7 will receive the $4,777 cash prize!
BMW 7 Series Car Giveaway — Continuing Rivers Casino’s Lucky 7th Anniversary celebration, guests will be selected on Saturday, Aug. 7 to have the chance to win a BMW 7 Series car at 1, 4 and 7 p.m. A wild card drawing will take place at 7:30 p.m. and the finale drawing at 8 p.m. Rush Rewards Members can earn entries beginning on July 1 at 6 a.m. through August 7 at 6:59 p.m. Every 25 base points is equal to one entry (excluding poker), and guests can earn 7-times the entries on July 7, 17 and 27.
7th Anniversary Polo Gift Giveaway — On Sunday, July 31 from 10 a.m.—10 p.m., guests who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to receive a free gift of a Rivers Casino Lucky 7th Anniversary polo shirt. Players must pick up a voucher at the kiosks then redeem the voucher at the Gift Giveaway Center. (While supplies last.)
7th Anniversary Hot Hand — From July 18—Aug. 4, Rush Rewards members who hit a qualifying hand at a table game will receive an entry for drawings on Friday, Aug. 5, when winners will take home $500 cash. Drawings will take place at 8, 9 and 10 p.m., and there will be five winners called each drawing hour. The drawing drum will be open from 6—9:59 p.m. near Levels Lounge, and there will also be an Anniversary Bounty available for guests playing in the Craps Pit. If a player rolls the dice 77 consecutive times, they will win $7,000 cash. If the Bounty is not won during the promotional period, it will be split between all of the winners on Aug. 5.
Blazing 777 Blackjack — The more sevens in your hand, the more you win! Blackjack players can take part in a progressive side bet that wins based on how many sevens the player receives in their hand. Any lucky seven is a winner and the progressive is based on the player’s first three cards only.
Queen of Hearts Drawings — On Saturdays in July, Rush Rewards Players Club Members who “Get the Queen, Get the Green.” For every 500 same-day base points earned each Saturday, guests will earn one entry for a chance to win cash and Free Slot Play. Entries earned each Saturday are only valid for that week’s drawing. One winner will pull a playing card looking for the Queen of Hearts and the drawing will take place at 9 p.m. Entries must be activated between 7—8:59 p.m. The grand prize each week is $10,000 cash, with $10,000 cash being added to the progressive jackpot each week the Queen of Hearts is not drawn. Since the start of the promotion in February, more than $200,000 cash has been added to the progressive jackpot.
2016 Chevy Camaro Giveaway — On Monday, July 4 at 1, 4 and 7 p.m., five guests will be chosen by drawing to qualify for a chance to win a 2016 Chevy Camaro. At the 7:30 p.m. Wild Card drawing, 10 additional winners will be called, with five finalists being drawn at 8 p.m. The finale Camaro drawing will take place at 8 p.m. Guests are eligible to earn one entry with every 25 base points they receive, and entries will be earned until July 4 at 6:59 p.m. Guests must check-in at the promotional kiosks from 10 a.m.—6:59 p.m. to activate entries for all drawings.
Fourth of July T-Shirt Gift Giveaway — On Monday, July 4 from 10 a.m.—10 p.m., guests who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to receive a free gift of a Fourth of July t-shirt. Players must pick up a voucher at the kiosks then redeem the voucher at the Gift Giveaway Center. (While supplies last.)
Gift Giveaways — Throughout July, invited guests and Rush Rewards players who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to pick up a gift. Receive a black and gold duffel bag on Sunday, July 24 and a foot stool on Wednesday, July 27. Guests must visit kiosks between 6 a.m.—10 p.m. to reserve their gifts. Gifts are available for pick-up from 10 a.m.—10 p.m. (While supplies last.)
Three-Piece Flameless Candle Gift — On Wednesday, July 6 from 10 a.m.—10 p.m. guests who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to receive a free gift of a three-piece candle set. Players must pick up a voucher at the kiosks then redeem the voucher at the Gift Giveaway Center. (While supplies last.)
In Case You Missed It Gift Giveaway — On Sunday, July 10, invited guests and Rush Rewards players who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to receive a free gift. Guests must visit kiosks between 6 a.m.—10 p.m. to reserve their gifts. Gifts are available for pick-up from 10 a.m.—10 p.m. (While supplies last.)
July 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.
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 swipe 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.
Pittsburgh Proud – All month long, guests can donate their extra slot vouchers and table chips to ACHIEVA. ACHIEVA supports and empowers individuals with disabilities and their families. The Pittsburgh Proud donation box is located between the two elevators that lead to the parking garage.
ACHIEVA $10 for $10 Free Slot Play — On Tuesday, July 5 and Wednesday, July 6 from noon—8 p.m., guests can donate $10 cash to get $10 free slot play. Tables to do so will be located in front of Ciao.
Hot Shooters — Starting Monday, July 11 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, if they have the highest number of rolls in the Craps Pit. Guests will have seven days to claim their prize at the cashier. In addition, the bounty of $500 cash will be won if a guest rolls the dice 60 or more consecutive times. The bounty will increase by $100 each day if no one rolls the dice 60 times.
$1 Million Craps — Rush Rewards members playing craps have the chance to win $100,000 or even $1 million cash! If a guest is able to roll the dice 100 consecutive times, they’ll take home $100,000 cash. Roll 155 consecutive times and win the $1 million grand prize!
Shuffle Master Classic — From June 1—Aug. 31, guests who hit a qualifying hand (five card Royal Flush) in Let It Ride, Ultimate Texas Hold’Em, Mississippi Stud, Crazy 4, Four Card or Three Card Poker will win $1,250 toward a trip to Las Vegas to play in the $250,000 Shuffle Master Classic Three Card Poker National Championship.
Learn to Play — Join in from 1—2 p.m. every day to learn a new game. Guests can learn to play Mini Baccarat and Pai Gow Poker. 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 2016.)
Tropical Party Pit — On Wednesdays and Thursdays in July and August from 6 p.m.—2 a.m., hot seat drawings will be held every 30 minutes to receive great prizes. The Party Pit features $5 Craps, Blackjack and Roulette. Throughout July and August, Rush Rewards members who receive a suited Blackjack, make two passes at Craps or hit a straight up wager paying 35-1 on Roulette will receive an entry to win a trip to Las Vegas. The finale drawing will take place at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25. Entries must be submitted from 6—8:59 p.m. on the date of the drawing.
$200 Hot Seats — On July 23 and 30, Rush Rewards members playing in a live qualifying cash table are eligible to win in hot seat drawings. Drawings will occur at noon, 3, 6, 9 p.m. and midnight, and the selected player will win $200 cash.
Cash Splash — Every Tuesday and Thursday in July, Rush Rewards members playing at a live qualifying cash table are eligible to win the $100 cash splash pots. Drawings will take place every other hour from 1—11 p.m.
$40,000 Customer Appreciation Weekend — On July 15—17, Rush Rewards members will have a chance to win their share of $40,000 cash. On Friday, July 15, hot seat drawings will occur every 30 minutes from 3:30—10:30 p.m. At 11 p.m., qualification for $1,000 cash high hands begins and runs through midnight on July 17. At 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 17 and continuing every 30 minutes until 5 a.m., $750 cash hot seat drawings will take place.
$3,000 High Hand — On July 17, 24 and 31, Rush Rewards members with a full house at a live qualifying cash table are eligible to win $200 cash. The qualifying period begins at 10 a.m. on each of these Sundays with the first payout beginning at noon.
$60,000 Wheel — Rush Rewards members are eligible to win $1,000 cash on the Poker Wheel every other hour from 1—9 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in July (on Friday, July 15, guests will only spin at 1 and 3 p.m.) If selected, the player will get to spin the prize wheel to win cash ranging from $100—$1,000.
$1,000,000 Bad Beat — From July 1—Dec. 31, Rush Rewards members are eligible to win the $1,000,000 Bad Beat in any pot-raked Texas Hold ‘Em game. To win the $1,000,000 Bad Beat, the winner must be holding a queen high straight flush, or any suit must lose to a Royal flush of the same suit. The hole cards of the player with the royal flush must be the Ace and King. The flop must contain a Queen, Jack and ten. There must be a minimum of four players dealt in the hand.
Dining and Entertainment
Outdoor Boxing Match — On Friday, July 15 at 7 p.m., the casino will host “Rivers Rumble V” in the outdoor amphitheater. Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased at the Rivers Casino Gift Shop. In the event of rain, the match will take place on Sunday, July 17.
Live from the River – Rivers Casino’s annual free, live, outdoor concert series continues with Pittsburgh’s local favorites and tribute artists performing in the outdoor amphitheater along the riverfront. Guests of all ages are welcome. Shows start at 7 p.m. (Access to the parking garage and casino building will remain limited to guests ages 21 and up.)
- July 3: Green River (Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute)
- July 4: Bon Journey
- July 16: Don’t Look Back (Boston Tribute)
Visit Levels on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in July to hear:
- July 1: Lava Game Duo
- July 2: Stevee Wellons Band Trio
- July 7: Hewlett Anderson
- July 8: Juan and Erica
- July 9: Etta Cox Trio
- July 14: Nina Sainato
- July 15: Bill Henry Duo
- July 16: BeLove Trio
- July 21: Jeff Jimerson Duo
- July 22: On the Level
- July 23: Kevin Howard Trio
- July 28: Chris Higbee Acoustic
- July 29: Nick Fiasco
- July 30: Mark Ferrari
Visit Drum Bar on Fridays and Saturdays in July to hear:
- July 1: VDJ Jack Millz
- July 2: DJ NIN
- July 8: DJ Digital Dave
- July 9: VDJ Rambo
- July 15: Dancing Queen
- July 16: DJ Stasko
- July 22: DJ NIN
- July 23: VDJ Jack Millz
- July 29: Tres Lads Acoustic
- July 30: Justin Fabus
For complete gaming promotion rules and regulations, stop by the Rush Rewards Players Club. To learn more about Rivers Casino, visit riverscasino.com.
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 $542 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit riverscasino.com.
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