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RIVERS CASINO PITTSBURGH TO FEATURE MMA AND BOXING EVENTS THIS SUMMER

May 29, 2019, 14:52 PM
ReleaseDate:
May 29, 2019, 00:00 AM

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RIVERS CASINO PITTSBURGH TO FEATURE MMA AND

BOXING EVENTS THIS SUMMER

Catch the action in The Event Center on Saturday, July 13

 

PITTSBURGH — May 29, 2019 — World Fighting Championships (WFC) has partnered with Rivers Casino to bring live mixed martial arts (MMA) and boxing events to downtown Pittsburgh.

 

WFC 109, which will be the first event of this partnership, will take place in The Event Center at Rivers Casino on Saturday, July 13. Doors are scheduled to open at 7 p.m., with the fights starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the Rivers box office or online at wfcfights.com. Prices are $750 (table of 10), $100 (VIP), $60 (premium), and $30 (reserved).

 

“We are excited to bring the WFC to Rivers Casino and the great city of Pittsburgh,” WFC President Matt McGovern said. “People who attend our events will enjoy a great downtown venue and one of the top casinos in the Northeast. Pittsburgh has always been known as a city with a great tradition in MMA and boxing and we’re hoping to add to that tradition starting in July.”

 

The July event will include Dominic Mazzotta (New Kensington, PA) as part of the main event.

 

 “What an awesome way to utilize The Event Center — boxing and MMA fans are in for a treat,” said Bill Keena, general manager of Rivers Casino.

             

To learn more about the entertainment offered by Rivers Casino, visit RiversCasino.com

 

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ABOUT RIVERS CASINO PITTSBURGH

Located along the Ohio River’s North Shore in Pittsburgh, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh features 2,708 slots, 128 table games (including a 30-table live poker room), 55 hybrid gaming seats and a designated Sportsbook area for live sports betting. The casino offers nine distinctive restaurants and bars—among them are Wheelhouse Bar & Grill, Grand View Buffet and FLIPT—a riverside amphitheater, a black box Event Center space, a multipurpose Ballroom, live music performances, free parking and promotions and giveaways daily. Rivers, which opened in 2009, employs approximately 1,700 Team Members and has been voted a great place to work in Pittsburgh. Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit RiversCasino.com.

 

MEDIA CONTACT:

Matt McGovern

For WFC Fights

702-336-6707

matt@wfcfights.com

 

MEDIA CONTACT:
Hunter Filippo
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760 x 307

hunter@hornercom.com