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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES JUNE EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

Jun 1, 2017, 13:40 PM
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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES JUNE EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

This summer, vacation at Rivers Casino with brand new events and promotions

PITTSBURGH — June 1, 2017 — Jump into summer down at the North Shore with all-new gaming promotions, dining specials and live entertainment! It’s summer fun for everyone!

Gift Giveaways

Rivers Reel Slot League — The Rivers Reel Slot League walk-up tournament will continue on Tuesday, June 13. Tournament play will start at 4 p.m. and continues until 7 p.m. All Rush Rewards Members who earn 100 same-day points can register to play in the walk-up tournament during 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 July 18, when the top prize will be $10,000 cash.

Gift or Free Slot Play Giveaways — Guests who earn 1,250 same-day points on the selected dates below from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. will receive a free gift or $15 in Free Slot Play:

  • Thursday, June 8: Mystery gift (no Free Slot Play option)
  • Sunday, June 18: Father’s Day Samsonite Bluetooth speaker or $15 Free Slot Play
    • There will also be a 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Father’s Day drawings where 10 winners will split $5,000 Free Slot Play at each drawing. Guests can check in for the 2 p.m. drawing from noon-1:59 p.m. and from 4 p.m.-5:59 p.m. for the 6 p.m. drawing.
  • Thursday, June 22: Two-person tent or $15 Free Slot Play

Sleeping Bag Giveaway — Guests who earn 1,750 same-day points between 6 a.m.-8 p.m., will have a choice of a sleeping bag or $20 Free Slot Play. (While supplies last.)

$500,000 Pyramid Drawings — The $500,000 Pyramid drawings will take place Tuesdays and select Saturdays in June, offering all Rush Rewards Members the chance to win a top cash prize. On drawing days, 10 winners will be called at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. to roll the die for a chance to win a top prize of $5,000 cash on Tuesdays and $10,000 cash on Saturdays.

Finale Drawings & Wild Cards — Qualifying guests will return on Saturday, July 1 to participate in the finale drawing to compete for the top prize of $500,000 cash at 2 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Ten wild card winners will be selected at noon, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., for their chance to compete, as well. Wild card winners must check in at a kiosk between 10 a.m.-6:59 p.m. to participate. One lucky guest is guaranteed to win $50,000, if no guest wins the $500,000.

Over $100,000 Mad Money Mania Drawings — On Saturday, June 17, two drawings will take place at 2:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., where 20 winners will compete for the top prize of $20,000 in cash or their share of Free Slot Play. All Rush Rewards Members who have earned one entry into the drawings for every 25 points earned from December 1 through May 31, are eligible to participate in the drawing. Guests can activate entries at a promotional kiosk between 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.

Extreme Crazy Cash Drawings — On Sunday, June 25, two drawings will take place at 2:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. with a second chance drawing taking place at 9 p.m., where winners can compete for their share of $62,000 cash and Free Slot Play. All Rush Rewards Members who earned one entry into the drawings for every 25 points earned from December 1-May 31, are eligible to participate in the drawing. Guests can activate entries at a promotional kiosk on Sunday June 25 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. One wild card winner will be selected during each drawing to win $1,000 Free Slot Play. A second chance drawing will take place at 9 p.m. where ten winners will earn their share of $10,000 Free Slot Play. Guests can check in between 7:15 p.m.-8:59 p.m. for the 9 p.m. drawings.

$10,000 Exclusive Video Poker Drawing — All guests who play video poker between June 1-30 will earn one entry into a drawing for every 50 video poker points earned. There will be two drawings on Sunday, July 23 occurring at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., when 10 lucky winners will be selected each hour to win $500 Free Slot Play.

New Member Giveaways — New members who sign up for a Rush Rewards Players Club Card will receive a free buffet offer to use on their next visit. New members who earn 250 same-day points on the day they sign up will be eligible to play a kiosk game to win various amounts of Free Slot Play.

June 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.

June Birthday Drawing — All Rush Rewards Players Club Members with a birthday in June will be able to participate in the monthly birthday drawing on Saturday, June 3, at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. All guests will receive one free entry and can earn one additional entry on Saturday, June 3 for every 25 points earned. During each drawing, 20 winners will be chosen to select an item to determine what prize they win. During each drawing, 17 contestants will win $150 Free Slot Play, two contestants will win $750 Free Slot Play and one lucky winner will receive $1,000 in cash.

Pittsburgh Proud — All month long, guests can donate their extra slot vouchers and table chips to Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer’s $10 for $10 Free Slot Play — On Thursday, June 1 and Saturday, June 3, 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 — Starting June 5th, guests can learn to play Craps, Ultimate Texas Hold’em and Blackjack from 5pm-6pm Thursday-Saturday. 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 June, 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 pair 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 Thursday, June 29, at 9 p.m.

Table Game Tuesday $25 Buy-in Tournaments — On Tuesdays in June, guests can buy-in to play the table game tournaments. Registration to play will run from 6-8 p.m. and each tournament starts at 7 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:

  • June 6: $25 buy-in blackjack tournament
  • June 13: $25 buy-in craps tournament
  • June 20: 10 hands for $10 blackjack tournament
  • June 27: $25 buy-in three card poker tournament

Poker

$10,000 Mad Money Mondays High Hand Poker — On Mondays throughout June, 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 $200 cash. The qualifying period begins at 4 p.m. on each Monday with the first payout beginning at 5 p.m. and ending at 10 p.m.

Tuesday and Wednesday High Hand Poker — On Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June, Rush Rewards Members playing at a live, qualifying cash table can win $100 cash every hour. The qualifying period begins at 4 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m., with the first payout beginning at 5 p.m.

Thousand Dollar Thursday High Hand ($35,000) — On Thursdays in June, Rush Rewards Members playing at a live, qualifying cash table will have the chance to win $500 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 10 p.m.

Friday High Hand Poker — On Fridays in June, Rush Rewards Members playing at a live, qualifying cash table can win $500 cash every hour. The qualifying period begins at 7 p.m. each Friday with the first payout beginning at 8 p.m. The final payout out will take place the next day at 2 a.m.

Saturdays High Hand Poker — Every Saturday in June, 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 first qualifying period begins at 3 p.m. with the first payout beginning at 4 p.m. and the last payout occurring the next day at 2 a.m.

Sunday High Hand Poker — On Sundays in June, Rush Rewards Members playing at a live, qualifying cash table will have a chance to win $200 cash. The qualifying period begins at 1 p.m. with the first payout beginning at 2 p.m. Each qualifying period will last one hour and will reset until the promotional period ends at 8 p.m.

Dining and Entertainment

Live on the River — The summer’s best tunes can be found right on the shores of the Ohio River. “Live on the River,” Rivers Casino’s free summer concert series is back this summer at the casino’s amphitheater. Guests can catch their favorite Pittsburgh bands and other popular groups live all summer long. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and are free to the public.

                        This month’s performers include:

  • June 2: Clash of the Decades
  • June 3: Chuck Blasko and The Vogues
  • June 9: Saddle Up

A Funny Thing Happened at Rivers Casino — Pittsburgh’s premier casino debuts a new stand-up comedy series “A Funny Thing Happened at Rivers Casino,” on Thursdays this summer from June 15-July 20. The stand-up comedy acts will be presented in Wheelhouse Bar & Grill and hosted by local comedian Tony “T-Robe” Roberson. Each night’s comedy act begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets cost $20, which includes $10 Free Slot Play or Match Play.

Donnie Iris and The Cruisers — Rivers is hosting a special ticketed concert with Donnie Iris and The Cruisers on Saturday, July 29, at 8 p.m. Tickets for the Donnie Iris and The Cruisers concert cost $20 and include $10 Free Slot Play or Match Play.

Rivers Rumble VI Boxing —The popular, fast-paced Rivers Rumble Boxing returns this summer with a full card of action-packed boxing on June 24 and August 12. Rivers Rumble Boxing tickets start at $30 per date and include $10 Free Slot Play or Match Play.

Visit Levels in June to hear:

  • June 1: The Lava Game Duo
  • June 2: Kenny Blake Trio
  • June 3: Sully n Friends
  • June 8: Bon Journey Acoustic Trio
  • June 9: Nick Fiasco
  • June 10: Kevin Howard Trio
  • June 15: Shelley Duff
  • June 16: Etta Cox Trio
  • June 17: Darryl & Kim
  • June 22: Rebecca Kaufman and the Groove Doctors
  • June 23: Hewlett Anderson Duo
  • June 24: On the Level
  • June 29: Dueling Pianos
  • June 30: Rick Purcell & Shari Richards

Visit Drum Bar in June to hear:

  • June 2: Dancing Queen
  • June 3: The Hobbs Sisters
  • June 9: Michael Christopher
  • June 10: Artistree
  • June 16: DJ NIN
  • June 17: Terrance Vaughn Band
  • June 23: DJ Digital Dave
  • June 24: The Clintones
  • June 30: MCG Jazz presents Shannon Wallace with the Marty Ashby Quartet

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
267-932-8760, ext. 303
garrett@hornercom.com