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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES OCTOBER EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS
All-New Events and Promotions mean More Chances to Win at Pittsburgh’s Casino this Month
PITTSBURGH — Sept. 29, 2016 — Rivers Casino gears up for chilly weather and Halloween fun this October with all-new gaming, dining and event promotions.
Pittsburgh Penguins® Lucky 7’s – The Pittsburgh Penguins® Lucky 7’s promotion is back for the 2016—2017 season. 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 their ticket at the Rush Rewards club.
Pittsburgh Penguins® $777 Progressive Jackpot – For each second period goal scored by the Pittsburgh Penguins during every regular season home game, Rivers Casino will add $777 into a grand prize progressive cash jackpot, to be given away April 9 at 8 p.m. (Must be a Rush Rewards Players Club member to participate.)
- Drawing Details:
- Drawings for participants will take place at 7 p.m. on Oct. 13, Nov. 11, Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9 and March 9
- Check-in at the designated kiosk for each drawing day will begin at 5 p.m. and will close at 6:59 p.m.
- On each 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.
$100K Fall Refurnish Drawings — Rush Rewards Members who earn entries beginning Oct. 1 at 6 a.m. through Oct. 25 at 7:59 p.m. can enter special drawings for a chance to win various amounts of Free Slot Play or a grand-prize of $10,000 cash or $10,000 Macy’s Furniture credit. Guests can receive one entry for every 25 base points earned. Drawings will take place at 8 p.m. each Tuesday in October, when 20 total winners will be drawn.
Pigskins Pickem — On Wednesdays throughout the football season, all Rush Rewards members who earn 250 same-day base points can make their picks for the upcoming weekend’s football matchups from 8 a.m.—11:59 p.m. The top 50 contestants with the most correct picks each week will win cash and Free Slot Play. Guests who play all season long will have a chance to participate in the finale drawing in January, with a top prize of $100,000.
Queen of Hearts Drawings — On Saturdays in October, 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 $360,000 cash has been added to the progressive jackpot.
Gift Giveaways — On Thursdays throughout October, invited guests and Rush Rewards players who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to pick up a free gift by Gordon Ramsey. Receive a dinner plate set on Oct. 6; a soup bowl set on Oct. 13; a salad plate set on Oct. 20 and a mug set on Oct. 27. Guests must visit 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. (While supplies last.)
Penguins T-Shirt Gift Giveaway — On Tuesday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.—8 p.m., guests who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to receive a free Pens t-shirt to celebrate the new season. Players must pick up a voucher at the kiosks then redeem the voucher at the Gift Giveaway Center. (While supplies last.)
October 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 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.
Pittsburgh Proud – All month long, guests can donate their extra slot vouchers and table chips to the Susan G. Komen organization.
Susan G. Komen $10 for $10 Free Slot Play — On Tuesday, Oct. 11 and Wednesday, Oct. 12, from noon—8 p.m., guests can donate $10 cash to get $10 Free Slot Play or $10 in Match Play. The donation table is located in front of Cíao.
Service Industry Night — Each Monday in October, hot seat drawings will take place every half hour from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m. to give away great prizes. The pit features $5 Craps, Blackjack and Roulette.
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, 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, 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.
$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!
Learn to Play — Join in from 1—2 p.m. every day to learn a new game. Guests can learn to play Craps, 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.)
Football Party Pit — On Thursdays in October 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 the month, 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 pair of tickets to an upcoming professional hometown football game. The finale drawing will take place at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. Entries must be submitted from 6—8:59 p.m. on the date of the drawing.
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. More than $725,000 has been handed out since the start of the promotion in March!
$25,000 Blazing 7’s Blackjack Tournament — Guests who hit a winning wager on Blazing 7’s Blackjack table in October will receive an entry into a drawing for complimentary entry into the Blazing 7’s Blackjack tournament this December. Any guest who hits a progressive Blazing 7 payout will be entered into the tournament automatically. Buy-in for the tournament is $50 cash.
$100 Splash Pots — Every other hour from noon until midnight on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in October, guests playing in live, qualifying cash games are eligible to win $100 cash if selected in a hot seat drawing.
$35,000 Thursday High Hand — On Thursdays in October, Rush Rewards members with a full house or higher at a live, qualifying cash table are eligible to win $1,000 cash. The qualifying period begins at 4 p.m. with the first payout taking place at 5 p.m.
$5,000 Friday High Hand — On Fridays in October, Rush Rewards members with a full house or higher at a live, qualifying cash table are eligible to win $200 cash. The qualifying period begins at 11 a.m. with the first payout taking place at noon.
$20,000 Saturday High Hand — On Saturdays in October, Rush Rewards members with a full house or higher at a live, qualifying cash table are eligible to win $400 cash. The qualifying period begins at 11 a.m. with the first payout taking place at noon.
$12,000 Sunday High Hand — On Sundays in October, Rush Rewards members with a full house or higher at a live, qualifying cash table are eligible to win $300 cash. The qualifying period begins at 2 p.m. with the first payout taking place at 3 p.m.
$17,000 Mad Money Mondays High Hand — On Mondays in October, Rush Rewards members with a full house or higher at a live, qualifying cash table are eligible to win $500 cash. The qualifying period begins at 11 a.m. on each of these Mondays with the first payout beginning at noon.
$1,000,000 Bad Beat — From now until the end of 2016, 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 of any suit and 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.
The Pittsburgh Hammer Poker Event — From Wednesday, Oct. 12—Sunday, Oct. 16, guests can win a share of $100,000 in cash in the Pittsburgh Hammer Poker Event. Register in the Rivers Poker Room. You must have a Rush Rewards Players Club Card to participate.
Twitter Poker Promotion — All guests who use the #RiversPoker on Twitter on designated Tuesdays in October will be eligible to win a seat in a Rivers Poker Room Tournament.
Late Night Hot Money Poker — Hot seat drawings will take place each hour from 1—7 a.m. every Sunday—Thursday in October for a chance to win $100 cash. Guests must be playing at live qualifying cash tables during the promotional hours to win.
Dining and Entertainment
Paint Monkey Halloween Party — Take part in a Halloween-themed painting class and costume party on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 7—9 p.m. All attendees will receive $10 Free Slot Play. A panel of judges will determine the top three costumes at the event, with a grand prize of $300. Ticket information can be found at www.riverscasino.com.
Sandra Bernhard — Rivers Casino welcomes Sandra Bernhard, legendary standup comedienne, actor, musician and host of popular SiriusXM Radio live daily show “Sandyland.” She will perform “Feel the Bernhard” in the casino’s banquet space on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets cost $35 and are on sale now on the Rivers Casino website.
Visit Levels in October to hear:
- Oct. 1: Etta Cox Trio
- Oct. 6: Chris Higbee Acoustic
- Oct. 7: Hewlett Anderson Duo
- Oct. 8: Rick Purcell and Shari Richards
- Oct. 13: Rebecca Kaufman and the Groove Doctors
- Oct. 14: Darryl & Kim
- Oct. 15: Stevee Wellons Brand Trio
- Oct. 20: Sully n Roc
- Oct. 21: On the Level
- Oct. 22: Right Turn Clyde
- Oct. 27: BeLove Trio
- Oct. 28: Tony Janflone Jr.
- Oct. 29: Terrance Vaughn Duo
Visit Drum Bar in October to hear:
- Oct. 1: The Hobbs Sisters
- Oct. 7: DJ NIN
- Oct. 8: VDJ Jack Millz
- Oct. 14 & 29: VDJ Stasko
- Oct. 15: VDJ Rambo
- Oct. 21: Jeff Jimerson & Airborne
- Oct. 22: Artistree
- Oct. 28: DJ Digital Dave
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 $631 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit riverscasino.com.
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