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New Rivers Salutes Program

Rivers Casino
Press Release
Nov 01, 2022

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Honors Active Duty Military and Veterans With New Rivers Salutes Program  


Schenectady, NY (October 31, 2022) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is proud to announce its new Rivers Salutes program in honor all active duty military and veterans. Throughout the month of November, guests who visit Rush Rewards and show proof of military service will receive an exclusive Rivers Salutes card entitling them to food, drink, gaming, and other special offers.


“Rivers Casino has the utmost respect for all the men and women currently serving in the military and our veterans,” said Rivers Casino General Manager, Rick Richards. “Rivers Salutes is our way of showing our deepest appreciation and thanking them again for their service.”


Rivers Salutes offers include:


Rivers Salutes Rush Rewards Card - From November 1 through November 30, all veterans and active duty men and women can visit Rush Rewards and pick up their exclusive Rivers Salutes card to be used for special discounts and offers. As a bonus for picking up their card for the first time, a Mystery Bonus free slot play offer will be loaded on their new card.


Free Drink Mondays - Every Monday in November, guests can swipe their new Rivers Salutes card at a promotional kiosk to receive a FREE coffee or fountain drink voucher. Voucher valid at Villa Italia, Flipt or Johnny's To Go. Villa Italia will also feature patriotic pastries with partial proceeds to be donated to the Veterans Community & Housing Coalition.


20% Veterans Day Dining Discount - Guests who present their Rivers Salutes card are eligible to receive 20% off their total purchase at Johnny's To Go, Flipt, Mian and Villa Italia on Friday, November 11, 2022.


The Landing Hotel Veterans Room Rate - From November 1 until November 24 veterans are eligible for a special $60 room rate Sunday through Thursday at The Landing Hotel. Use online code VET22 or call 1 (518) 579-8840 and mention code for reservations. Proof of military status required.

About Rivers Casino & Resort

Located at the picturesque Mohawk Harbor near the heart of downtown Schenectady, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features 1,050 slots, 66 live table games, a 16-table poker room and a live, in-casino luxury sportsbook lounge. The casino offers five distinctive restaurants—among them are Dukes Chophouse, Flipt, Johnny’s To-Go and Mian. Rivers features a multipurpose Event Center space, a lively entertainment lounge—Van Slyck’s, live music performances, free parking and daily promotions and giveaways. The Landing Hotel is a 165-room, six-story boutique hotel with riverfront views located adjacent to the Event Center. Rivers, which opened in 2017, employs approximately 1,000 team members and has been voted a great place to work in Schenectady. Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit

Media Contacts:

Al Roney - (518) 986-6650

[email protected]

Andre Claridge (518) 424-2575

[email protected]


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