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“Hallowin Kiosk Kraze” and “National Pierogi Day” Highlight October at Rivers

             PITTSBURGH Sept. 30, 2014 — Fall is in full swing this month and it’s the perfect time to celebrate the harvest season. Rivers is ready to embrace the cooling temperatures all month long with gaming promotions, food and beverage specials and live entertainment.

Gaming Promotions

Pull for the Cure $10,000 Slot Tournament On Tuesday Oct. 7 and 14, all Rush Rewards members that earn 100 same-day base points are eligible to play, and pull, for the cure. For every participant, Rivers Casino will donate $5 to Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh. Registration and play will take place from 11 a.m.—8 p.m. and the top five tournament winners will receive a cash prize. Every hour from noon—8 p.m., five winners from a wild card drawing will receive $100 Free Slot Play.

Hallowin Kiosk Kraze – On Tuesday Oct. 28, from 10 a.m.—10 p.m., guests who earn 100 same-day base points and play a kiosk game are eligible to win a prize. Each guest will choose a pumpkin that will contain various amounts of Free Slot Play and a chance at $5,000 cash.

Wicked Wednesday Slot Tournament On Wednesday Oct. 1, 8, 15 and 22, Rush Rewards members who earn 100 same-day base points are eligible to play in the walk-up slot tournament. Registration begins at 10 a.m. for the 10 a.m.—1 p.m. drawing, at 2 p.m. for the 2—5 p.m. drawing, and at 6 p.m. for the 6—9 p.m. drawing. The top 20 scores will win Free Slot Play and a pumpkin-themed prize.

Wild & Crazy Cash Drawing – Guests who earned entries from Sept. 1—30 have the chance to go home with up to $14,000 cash during the final Wild & Crazy Cash drawing on Oct. 30. Three winners have a chance at $500 during the early bird drawings every half-hour from 1—3:30 p.m. Six winning names will be randomly selected at 7:15 p.m. Entries must be activated by 7:14 p.m. The winners will be asked to select a numbered case on the promotional stage with a mystery cash prize inside each case. Prizes include:

  • First Place: $12,000 + $2,000 roll over = $14,000 cash
  • Second Place: $7,000
  • Third Place: $3,000
  • Fourth Place: $2,000
  • Fifth Place: $1,000
  • Wild Card: $1,000 + $1,000 roll over = $2,000 Free Slot Play

Creepy Cash Halloween Slot Tournament On Wednesday Oct. 29, Rush Rewards members who earn 500 same-day base points are eligible to play in the walk-up slot tournament. Registration will take place from 5—9 p.m. and the tournament will be held from 6—10 p.m. Each hour from 7—10 p.m., guests have a chance to win $100 Free Slot Play. All tournament winners will receive a pumpkin trinket.

$500,000 Goal Line Payout – Thursdays through Sundays from Oct. 2—Nov. 29, Rush Rewards members that earn 750 same-day base points are able to take a spin on Rivers’ football-themed progressive payout machine. Players will hit a big red button to take a spin, and when the football icons match on the pay line, you have the chance to win big. Everyone is a guaranteed winner. There will be many prizes, including cash, Free Slot Play and extra entries into the Saturday Goal Line drawings, in which the top prize is $10,000.

$25 Buy-In Blackjack Tournament – On Mondays in October from 6—11 p.m., guests can buy into a blackjack tournament. Each registered guest will have the opportunity to play 18 hands of blackjack against the dealer. Players will receive $25,000 in tournament chips and registration begins at 5 p.m. next to Levels. (All standard blackjack rules apply.)

October Birthday Bash – Rush Rewards members can visit the Players Club on your date of birth to receive a free dinner at Grand View Buffet. Additionally, throughout your birthday month, guests can take one free spin at Rivers’ kiosk game for the chance to win Free Slot Play for one year. Other prizes include various amounts of Free Slot Play and Rivers’ souvenirs.

Learn to Play – Next to Levels Bar, join in from 1—2 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7—8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Guests can learn to play Craps, 3-Card Poker and Mississippi Stud.

Point Challenge On Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 p.m.—2 a.m., all Rush Rewards members who swipe in at a Rivers kiosk have a chance to win Free Slot Play or cash prizes by being the top point earner of their card tier. Every 30 minutes, one guest will win $500 Free Slot Play through a hot seat drawing.

Earn and Get Cash – On Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 6 a.m.—10 p.m., Rush Rewards members have the ability to earn points and redeem cash. Visit a promotional kiosk for more details.

Gift Giveaway – Throughout October, invited guests and players who earn 1,250 same-day base points starting at 6 a.m. are eligible to pick up a gift. Receive a stainless steel frying pan on Oct. 2, electric griddle on Oct. 5, stainless steel stockpot on Oct. 9, auto safety kit on Oct. 16, Elite® electric knife on Oct. 19 and a 20-piece Oneida® silverware set on Oct. 23. (All gifts are available while supplies last from 10 a.m.—8 p.m.)

New Member Promotion
– New Rush Rewards members who earn 100 same-day base points are eligible to play the New Member Kiosk game. Prizes may include $5,000 cash, Free Slot Play or food credit.

Dining and Entertainment

National Pierogi Day & World Record Attempt – Celebrate National Pierogi Day and join the crowd at Rivers for the World Record Attempt for the largest pierogi. The celebration will feature the “Pierogi Party Patrol” rewarding one Hot Seat winner with $200 Free Slot Play every 30 minutes from 11 a.m.—4 p.m. Guests can enjoy free pierogi samples in Levels from 12—1 p.m. and prizes including Free Slot Play, pierogi souvenirs, coupons for pierogis and photo opportunities with the hometown Pierogis.

Halloween Dance – On Sunday, Oct. 12, Arthur Murray Dance Centers in Pittsburgh is hosting a Halloween-themed evening of fun, flavor and festivities. From 6—7 p.m., Arthur Murray Dance Centers’ teachers will offer complimentary lessons. Then, starting at 7 p.m., guests will dance the night away to live music from the Joe Lagnese Orchestra featuring Johnny Angel. Guests can also participate in a costume contest and enter for prize drawings. Tickets are $55 per person, or $100 for a couple, and are available for purchase at or at Arthur Murray Dance Centers. Each ticket includes dancing, a dinner buffet and $10 Free Slot Play.

Bo Wagner’s Rat Pack – Travel back in time to the sounds of the 50s and 60s during Bo Wagner’s Rat Pack on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 2 and 7 p.m. The show features the unforgettable music of Frank Sinatra, as Bo Wagner’s tribute group entertains guests with the same smooth, heartwarming and confident presence inspired by Old Blue Eyes himself. Tickets are $22 per person and are available for purchase at or at the Rivers Gift Shop.

Visit Levels on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to hear:

  • Joel Linsey Trio: Oct. 2
  • The Lava Game Duo: Oct. 3
  • Kardaz Brothers Duo: Oct. 4
  • Artistree: Oct. 9
  • Muddy Kreek Blues Band: Oct. 10
  • The Allies Band: Oct. 11
  • Michael Christopher Duo: Oct. 16
  • Antoinette: Oct. 17
  • Nina Sainato Duo: Oct. 18
  • Harry and Hermie: Oct. 23
  • Rebecca Kaufman Duo: Oct. 24
  • Gina Rendina Duo: Oct. 25
  • Joe Materkowski Duo: Oct. 30
  • Mark Ferrari Duo: Oct. 31

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

To learn more about Rivers Casino, visit


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, 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 $406 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit

Emily Watts
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760 Ext. 308