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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

Sep 6, 2017, 09:29 AM
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RIVERS CASINO ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

‘Fall’ into fun with brand-new events and promotions at Rivers Casino

PITTSBURGH — September 1, 2017 — Say goodbye to the summer season and step into autumn this month at Rivers Casino!

Gift Giveaways

Touchdown Tuesdays — Beginning Friday, September 1, all Rush Rewards members can earn entries into the qualifying drawings each Tuesday in September for a chance to participate in the finale drawings on Saturday, September 30.  For every 25 points earned, guests will receive one entry into the qualifying drawings. A total of ten winners will be called at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on each qualifying drawing day for a chance to win the top prize of $5,000 in cash. Each winner will qualify for the finale on Saturday, September 30. Guests who qualify for the finale drawing must check in between 5-7:50 p.m. to receive $100 Free Slot Play and confirm their spot in the finale drawings. At 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on September 30, wildcard winners will be called to receive $250 Free Slot Play. 100 total qualifiers will have a chance at $10,000 in cash. Cash prizes will be given to the winners of each quarter and the final score of the Steelers v. Bears game on Sunday, September 24.

Rivers Reel Slot League — The Rivers Reel Slot League walk-up tournament will continue on Tuesday, September 12. Tournament play will start at 4 p.m. and continue 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 $100 in Free Slot Play, with $1,000 in Free Slot Play awarded to the first place scorer.

Extreme Crazy Cash Drawings — On Saturday, September 23, guests can compete for the chance to win various amounts of cash prizes with the top prize of $12,000 cash. Drawings will be held at 2:15 and 7:15 p.m., where guests will be chosen to select a case with a cash prize amount inside ranging from $1,000-$12,000. During each drawing, one wild card winner will be called to receive $1,000 Free Slot Play. To be eligible for the drawings, guests can check in at a kiosk on drawing day 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. For every 25 points earned from March 1-August 31, guests will receive one entry into the drawings. A second chance drawing will take place at 9 p.m., where ten winners will split $10,000 in Free Slot Play.

2018 Thor Motor Coach RV Drawings — On Sunday, September 3, guests can compete for the chance to win the 2018 Thor Motor Coach RV and $1,000 Free Slot Play during the 2018 Thor Motor Coach RV drawings. Drawings will be held at 1, 4 and 7 p.m. followed by the finale drawing. During each drawing hour, ten winners will be called to receive $250 Free Slot Play and a physical entry into the finale drawing. At the finale drawing, ten guests will be called and 9 guests will receive $1,000 Free Slot Play, with one lucky guest winning the 2018 Thor Motor Coach RV. To be eligible for the drawings, guests can check in at a kiosk from 11 a.m.-6:59 p.m. For every 25 points earned from January 1 through Sunday, September 3 at 6:59 p.m., guests will receive one entry into the drawings.

Over $80,000 Queen of Hearts Drawings — On Saturday, September 9, guests can compete for various amounts of Free Slot Play and the top prize of $50,000 cash. Drawings will take place at 2:15, 7:15 and 8 p.m. followed by the finale drawing. During each drawing hour, five winners will be called and at 8 p.m. 10 additional guests will be called to participate in the finale drawing. At the finale drawing, a total of 20 guests will be called to compete for $50,000 cash. To activate their drawing entries, guests can check in at a promotional kiosk between noon-2:14 p.m. for the 2:15 p.m. drawing, from 5-7:14 p.m. for the 7:15 p.m. drawing and from 5-7:59 p.m. for the 8 p.m. drawing. For every 25 points earned from April 1 through Saturday, September 9 at 7:59 p.m., guests will receive one entry into the drawings.

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:

  • Thursday, September 14: Copper frying pan set or $15 Free Slot Play
  • Sunday, September 17: Copper multi-cooker or $15 Free Slot Play
  • Sunday, September 24: Anchor glass storage 20 piece set or $15 Free Slot Play

New Member Giveaways — New members who sign up for a Rush Rewards Players Club Card in September 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 the new member kiosk game to win between $5 and $100 Free Slot Play.

September 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 of Free Slot Play.

September Birthday Drawing — All Rush Rewards Players Club Members with a birthday in September will be able to participate in the monthly birthday drawings on Saturday, September 2, at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. All guests will receive one free entry and can earn one additional entry on Saturday, September 2 for every 25 points earned from 6 a.m. until 4:59 p.m. Guests must check in at a promotional kiosk between 1 p.m. and 4:59 p.m. During each drawing, 20 winners will be chosen and 17 contestants will win $150 Free Slot Play, two individuals 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 Achieva, a nonprofit organization that provides services to individuals with disabilities and their families.

Achieva $10 for $10 Free Slot Play or Match Play — On Thursday, September 7 and Saturday, September 9, from noon-8 p.m., guests can donate $10 cash to Achieva and receive $10 Free Slot Play or $10 Match 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 three daily prizes of $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. 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 Blackjack from 5-6pm Thursday-Saturday. Rush Rewards members will receive two $5 Match Play coupons for each game learned. (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.)

Football Party Pit — On Thursdays in September, guests will have the chance to win great prizes in the hot seat drawings every 30 minutes with the first drawing at 6:30 p.m. and the last drawing at 1:30 a.m. The Party Pit features $5 Craps, Blackjack and Roulette. On Thursdays throughout the month, guests can earn entries for a chance to win a pair of Pittsburgh hometown professional football tickets. 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 drawing for the hometown professional football tickets will be held on Thursday, September 28, at 9 p.m.

Poker         

Mad Money High Hand — On Mondays throughout September, 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 $100 cash. The qualifying periods last one hour and begin at 10 a.m., with the first payout at 11 a.m., and ends at 10 p.m.

September Tuesday and Wednesday High Hand — On Tuesdays and Wednesdays in September, Rush Rewards members playing at a live, qualifying cash table are eligible to win $100 cash between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. The qualifying period begins each Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. with the first payout at 11 a.m. Each qualifying period will last one hour. The first three qualifying periods of the day will payout $100 cash to the highest hand on eligible No-Limit Hold-em tables and $100 to the highest hand on eligible Limit Hold-em tables for a total of 15 payouts each Tuesday and Wednesday.

Thursday High Hand — On Thursdays in September, 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 4 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m. Each qualifying period lasts an hour, with the first payout beginning at 5 p.m. The player who has the highest hand during the qualification period will win $500 cash. Players must use at least one card in their hand in order to qualify. In the event that no player has a high hand, the winnings from that qualifying period will roll into the next payout period.

Friday High Hand — On Fridays in September, 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 qualifying period begins at 6 p.m. with the first payout at 7 p.m. High hands occur every hour from 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Each qualifying period will last one hour and will reset at the end of that time period until 2 a.m.

Saturday High Hand — On Saturdays in September, 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 qualifying period begins at 1 p.m. with the first payout at 2 p.m. Players can win $500 cash at each drawing. Each qualifying period will last one hour and will reset at the end of that time period until 2 a.m.

Sunday High Hand — On Sundays in September, Rush Rewards members playing at a live, qualifying cash table will have a chance to win up to $100 cash. Players are eligible to win each hour from 5-10 p.m. Players must have a full house or higher and must use at least one card in their hand to win. The qualifying period begins at 4 p.m. with the first payout at 5 p.m. Each qualifying period will last one hour and will reset at the end of that time period until 10 p.m.

Pick a Horse — During the month of September, all guests playing at bad beat eligible tables will earn one entry for 30 hours of rated play into the Pick a Horse promotion. Players can earn an additional entry for every 20 additional hours they play. To complete an entry, players will select a number between 1 and 35, which will correspond with a player competing in the $20,000 free roll tournament on Sunday, September 30 and Monday, October 1. Entries must be submitted in person on Thursday, September 28 from noon-midnight. All players who picked the winning tournament player in the $20,000 free roll event will split the $10,000 cash prize pool.

Poker Night in America presents the Caribbean Poker Party Satellite Tournaments — Rivers Casino and Poker Night in America television show are offering players a chance to win $10,000 poker packages to play in the $5 Million Guaranteed Caribbean Poker Party Main Event in November. On Saturday, Sept. 9 and 16, Rivers is hosting a $560 Mega Satellite tournament in which three $10,000 packages are guaranteed for the November 19-26 trip to Punta Cana. Each prize package includes $2,000 cash, a $5,300 tournament entry voucher and a $2,700 hotel reservation for the player and one guest at The Level at Melia Caribe Tropical. Rivers will also be hosting satellite tournaments for entry into the mega satellites on Sept. 8-9 and Sept. 15-16. For more information, including the dates for October mega satellites, please visit riverscasino.com.

Dining and Entertainment

Live Band Karaoke (BobFM) — On Thursday September 14, 21 and 28, guests who sign up at www.bobfm969.com can sing with a live band in Drum Bar from 7-9 p.m.

Visit Levels in September to hear:   

  • September 1: Kevin Howard Trio
  • September 2: Back Seat Driver
  • September 7: Nick Fiasco
  • September 8: Juan and Erika
  • September 9: Right Turn Clyde
  • September 14: Shelley Duff
  • September 15: The Olga Watkins Band
  • September 16: Antoinette Trio
  • September 21: Scott and Rosanna
  • September 22: Hewlett Anderson Duo
  • September 23: Darryl & Kim Duo
  • September 28: Michael of 28 North
  • September 29: Rodger Barbour Trio
  • September 30: On the Level

Visit Drum Bar in September to hear:

  • September 1: VDJ Jack Millz
  • September 2: Bon Journey
  • September 8: Artistree
  • September 9: Tres Lads
  • September 15: Random Play
  • September 16: Michael Christopher Band
  • September 22: Jeff Jimerson & Airborne
  • September 23: The Bill Henry Band
  • September 29: Totally 80’s
  • September 30: The Hobbs Sisters

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