Mar 1, 2017, 12:36 PM
Mar 1, 2017, 00:00 AM



All-New Events and Promotions at Pittsburgh’s Casino Mean More Ways to ‘Get Lucky’ this March 

PITTSBURGH — March 1, 2017 — With all-new gaming promotions, dining specials and live entertainment, we’ve got all the luck you need this month at Rivers Casino.

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 a Pittsburgh Penguins Golden Ticket to give away to one lucky guest. The Pittsburgh Penguins Golden Ticket is a chance to win two season tickets to Pittsburgh Penguins home games for up to 20 years. Here’s how to win a Golden Ticket from Rivers Casino:

  • Earned Entries for the 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.

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. On the second Thursday of each month, seven 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:
    • The drawing for participants will take place at 7 p.m. on March 9
    • Check-in at the designated kiosk for the drawing day will begin at 5 p.m. and will close at 6:59 p.m.
    • On the 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

    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. 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 Pick a Lucky Door Drawings — Beginning March 1, guests will earn one entry for every 25 points earned towards the $50,000 Pick a Lucky Door drawings. Drawings will take place every Tuesday in March. On drawing days, nine winners will be called to select a prize behind nine marked doors. Check-ins for the drawings will be held on drawing days from noon—1:59 p.m. for the 2 p.m. drawing and from 6—7:59 p.m. for the 8 p.m. drawing.

    Egyptian Towel Set or Free Slot Play Gift Giveaway — Guests who earn 1,750 same-day base points on Thursday, March 2 between 6 a.m.—8 p.m. will receive an Egyptian towel set or $20 Free Slot Play. 

    Gift or Free Slot Play Giveaway — On March 9, 12 and 16, guests will receive a free gift or $15 in Free Slot Play when they earn 1,250 same-day base points beginning 6 a.m.—8 p.m. Guests can receive a mystery gift card on March 9, a his or hers watch on March 12 and an 18-piece Anchor glass storage set on March 16.

    Queen of Hearts Drawings — On Saturday, March 18, a total of ten guests will be selected from the Queen of Hearts drawings at 2:15 and 7:15 p.m. for a chance to take home the top prize of $50,000 cash in the finale drawing. Guests can earn entries into the Queen of Hearts drawings for every 25 base points earned until March 18. A total of 10 more guests will be selected at the wildcard drawing at 8 p.m. to compete in the finale drawing. A total of 20 guests will be selected to compete for the top prize of $50,000 cash. Guests must swipe at promotional kiosks to activate their entries. 

    Extreme Crazy Cash Drawings — On Sunday, March 26, a total of 12 guests will be selected from the Extreme Crazy Cash Drawings at 2:15 and 7:15 p.m. to receive a prize of various cash amounts. Each drawing will have five cases labeled with a cash amount prize that will be given out to the selected guests in the order that they are called. Cash amounts range from $1,000 to $12,000 with one wildcard winner of $1,000 Free Slot Play each drawing hour. Guests must swipe at promotional kiosks on drawing day to activate their entries. 

    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.

    March 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 Center for Victims, an organization which assists victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other serious crimes.

    Center for Victims $10 for $10 Free Slot Play — On Thursday, March 2 and Saturday, March 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, 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.)

    Hockey Party Pit — On Thursdays in March, 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 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, March 30. 

    Table Game Tuesday $25 Buy-in Tournaments — On Tuesdays in March, 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 amount of times and will receive a match play voucher each time that they buy-in. The table games consist of:

  • March 7: $25 buy-in blackjack tournament
  • March 14: $25 buy-in craps tournament
  • March 21: 10 hands for $10 blackjack tournament
  • March 28: $25 buy-in three card poker tournament     


Poker Night in America — “Poker Night in America” will once again visit Rivers Casino from Saturday, March 11—Monday, March 13.

Thousand Dollar Thursday High Hand ($35,000) — On Thursdays in March, 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.

Saturday High Hand (March 4 and 11) — On Saturday, March 4 and Saturday, March 11 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.

Saturday High Hand (March 18 and 25)— On Saturday, March 18 and Saturday, March 25, Rush Rewards members playing at a live, qualifying cash table can win $500 cash every thirty minutes for 24 hours. Players must have a full house or higher to win. The first payout takes place at midnight.

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

$7,000 Friday High Hand — On Fridays in March, 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.

$100 Cash Tuesday and Wednesday Hot Seat Poker — On Tuesdays and Wednesdays in March, 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 March, 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

BobFM Karaoke Contest
— On Wednesdays in March, guests can participate in karaoke contests hosted by BobFM from 7—9 p.m. The grand prize winner will receive a $1,500 travel voucher, a 55” television from Kozi Media Design and tickets to Pittsburgh’s hottest summer concerts. Guests must register at to participate.

Visit Levels in March to hear:

  • March 2: Stevee Wellons Band Trio
  • March 3: Nick Fiasco
  • March 4: Right Turn Clyde
  • March 9: Rebecca Kaufman and the Groove Doctors
  • March 10: Juan and Erica
  • March 11: Terry Griffith
  • March 16: Rick Purcell and Shari Richards
  • March 17: Mark Ferrari
  • March 18: Michael Christopher Trio
  • March 23: Hewlett Anderson Duo
  • March 24: Darryl & Kim Duo
  • March 25: On the Level
  • March 30: Kevin Howard Trio
  • March 31: Tony Janflone Jr.

Visit Drum Bar in March to hear:

  • March 3: DJ Digital Dave
  • March 4: Velveeta
  • March 10: Terrance Vaughn Band
  • March 11: Ferris Buellers Revenge
  • March 17: No Bad JuJu
  • March 18: Artistree
  • March 24: VDJ Stasko
  • March 25: The Hobbs Sisters
  • March 31: The Delaneys

For complete gaming promotion rules and regulations, stop by the Rush Rewards Players Club. To learn more about Rivers Casino, visit


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

Garrett Allen
For Rivers Casino
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