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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES MARCH EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

Feb 27, 2015, 08:53 AM
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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES MARCH EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

Get Lucky at Rivers Casino with New Events and Promotions

            PITTSBURGH Feb. 27, 2015 — You don’t have to look for the end of the rainbow to find your pot of gold this month. Make Rivers Casino your lucky charm with its latest events and promotions.

Gaming Promotions

$700,000 All About the Luck Payout – Beginning March 1 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.

Pittsburgh Penguins® Lucky 7's – 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.

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 March 5, April 2 and April 9.
    • On April 10, the seven finalists from the monthly drawings will participate in an on-ice contest following the Penguins game.
    • 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 6:00 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.

$33,000 Full Moon Madness – Did you know people once believed the moon was made of silver, so they would jingle the change in their pockets and ask the moon to bring them wealth? On Thursday, March 5, the first full moon in March, lucky guests will be selected every hour from 11:17 a.m.—7:17 p.m. to receive cash prizes and Free Slot Play. The top prize each hour is $1,777 cash. There will also be hot seat drawings from 10 a.m.—1 p.m. and 5—9 p.m. for the chance to earn more Free Slot Play. Every 30 minutes, $77 in Free Slot Play will be awarded to a lucky winner and everyone playing at the same slot bank or table game will also win Free Slot Play.

Wild & Crazy Cash Drawing – Guests who earned entries from Dec. 1—Feb. 28 have the chance to split $53,000 cash and Free Slot Play during the three Wild & Crazy Cash drawings taking place on March 22. During the early bird drawings at 1 and 3 p.m., 6 winners will split $17,000 cash and Free Slot Play. 6 winning names will be randomly selected at 7:15 p.m. to split $25,000 cash and $1,000 Free Slot Play. A second chance drawing will take place at 9 p.m. where 10 winners will split $10,000 Free Slot Play.

Turn Up the Luck Hot Seats – This St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, one lucky Rush Rewards member will be drawn every 30 minutes from 10 a.m.—1 p.m. and 5—9 p.m. to win $77 Free Slot Play. All players at the same slot bank or table game will also win Free Slot Play.

$20,000 Lucky Day Wednesday Slot Tournaments Every Wednesday in March, 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

$150,000 Lucky Pot O’Gold – On Wednesdays in March, guests who earn 250 same-day base points are eligible to play in the St. Patrick’s Day-themed kiosk game from 10 a.m.—10 p.m. Winners will receive various amounts of Free Slot Play, with a top prize of $5,000.

Gift Giveaways – Throughout March, invited guests and players who earn 1,250 same-day base points beginning at 6 a.m. are eligible to pick up a gift. On March 15, receive a Toastmaster toaster. On March 19, receive a Proctor Silex 10 cup coffee maker. 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, March 12, 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.)

In Case You Missed It Gift On Thursday, March 26, Rush Rewards members, invited guests and players who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible for a special gift. Gifts are available for pick-up from 10 a.m.—8 p.m. at the Gift Giveaway Center. (While supplies last.)

March Birthday Celebrations – Happy Birthday to you! Any guests who visit the Rush Rewards Player Club on his or her birthday will receive a free buffet coupon.

$10 for $10 – On March 4 and 5, guests who visit Rivers between 12—8 p.m. have the option to donate $10 cash to the Center for Victims to receive $10 Free Slot Play. The Center for Victims is the most comprehensive and inclusive provider of services, advocacy and education for victims of all crimes.

Pittsburgh Proud: Throughout the month of March, guests can donate their extra slot vouchers and table chips to the Center for Victims. The Pittsburgh Proud donation box is located between the two elevators that lead to the parking garage.  

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 March, 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 in April. (Unlimited buy-ins)

Table Games Party Pit – On Thursdays in March from 6:30 p.m.—1:30 a.m., hot seat drawings will be held every 30 minutes. At 9:00 p.m. on March 12, there will be a drawing for tickets to an upcoming Pittsburgh Penguins game.

Poker Room

$20,000 Luck of the Hot Seat – Every hour from noon—2 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in March, one lucky Rush Rewards player entered in the live, qualifying cash tables will be selected to win $200 cash.

Lucky Splash of Cash – Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in March, $100 cash will be added to a selected table’s next hand played. Once every hour, from noon—2 a.m., all live, qualifying cash tables are eligible to be selected for these lucky additions of extra cash.

Cash Vault – Every hour from midnight to midnight on Saturdays in March, players entered into a live, qualifying cash table will be eligible for a hot seat drawing to win up to $2,500 cash. One winner every hour will get to select an envelope holding one of several cash prizes, ranging from $100—$2,500.

$55,000 Bracket Bucks – In the true fashion of the biggest tournament in college sports, Rivers is featuring a massive, 64-player Texas Hold’em bracket with $58,800 in total prizes. Players can earn hours toward making the tournament by playing in live, qualifying Texas Hold’em games now through March 14. The 50 players who have played the most hours will earn automatic spots in the tournament, with the remaining 14 slots reserved in the event of a tie.

  • Tournament details:
    • Each of the 64 qualifying players will receive $100 and be paired with an NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball team participating in the tournament. For reach round a team advances, the paired player receives additional cash prizes.
      • First round: $100
      • Second round: $200
      • Sweet 16: $500
      • Elite 8: $1,000
      • Final 4: $2,500
      • Final: $5,000
      • National Champion: $10,000

Dining and Entertainment

Irish Concert – On March 15, the Rivers Casino banquet space will host local Irish bands for two special performances at 1 and 5 p.m. Tickets are available for $15 at www.riverscasino.showclix.com or at the Rivers Casino gift shop. For $22.50, guests will receive a ticket to the concert and a special meal in the Grand View Buffet.

Visit Levels on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to hear:

  • Pete Hewlett and Scott Anderson Duo: March 5
  • The Allies Band: March 6
  • John Sarkis Trio: March 7
  • No Bad JuJu Trio: March 12
  • Nieds Hotel Combo: March 13
  • Artistree: March 14
  • Rebecca Kaufman and the Groove Doctors: March 19
  • The Lava Game Duo: March 20
  • Justin Fabus Acoustic: March 21
  • Nina Sainato: March 26
  • Muddy Kreek Blues Band: March 27
  • Jason Kendall Duo: March 28

     

  • Visit Drum Bar on Fridays and Saturdays to hear:

  • DJ Nugget: March 6 & 20
  • DJ Digital Dave: March 7 & 21
  • DJ Kingfish: March 13 & 27
  • DJ Rambo: March 14
  • DJ NIN: March 28

For complete gaming promotion rules and regulations, stop by the Rush Rewards 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 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 riverscasino.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:  
Emily Watts
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760 Ext. 308
emily@hornercom.com