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News Release | Philadelphia, PA Posted on 07.31.19

Herman’s Hermits and Hugo’s dining specials highlight monthly offerings

PHILADELPHIA — July 31, 2019 — Swing into SugarHouse this August to celebrate National Oyster Day and National Filet Day with two delicious specials at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House. Meanwhile, Herman’s Hermits, featuring multi-talented entertainer and front man Peter Noone, brings its classic pop hits to The Event Center on Friday, Aug. 16, at 8 p.m. These are just some of the many offerings in store this month at SugarHouse Casino.

Promotions, Contests and Sweepstakes

Work Zone Winnings Sweepstakes — Throughout the month of August, Rush Rewards Members can earn entries daily for the Work Zone Winnings Sweepstakes for their chance to win a $25,000 home renovation. On Monday, Sept. 2, five winners will be announced every 30 minutes from 4-8 p.m. to win thousands in gift cards, plus one lucky winner will win a $25,000 home renovation from Lowe’s.

Herman’s Hermits Trivia Social Media Contest — Guests can enter to win a pair of tickets on the SugarHouse Casino Facebook page to see Herman’s Hermits in concert at The Event Center on Friday, Aug. 16. From Thursday, Aug. 1, through Wednesday, Aug. 14, guests can enter a 1960s trivia contest, and the top five participants with the highest scores will be selected to win a pair of tickets to the concert.

$25,000 Sweet Luck Truck — Every Tuesday throughout the month of August, guests can earn entries into the $25,000 Sweet Luck Truck promotion. From 5-9 p.m. each Tuesday, five winners will be selected every half hour for the chance to win up to $25,000 in Free Play.

SugarHouse Casino Poker Room

No-Limit Texas Hold ’em August Tournament Schedule:

  • 11 a.m. Sundays — $150 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool
  • 7 p.m. Mondays — $125 entry, $4,000 guaranteed prize pool
  • 7 p.m. Wednesdays — $125 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool
  • 11 a.m. Saturdays — $45 entry, beginners’ tournament

Daily High Hands — It’s “Thursday Thunder” in Philadelphia’s first and only poker room as SugarHouse features more than $200,000 worth of high hands in August. On Thursdays, high hands are $500 every 30 minutes from noon to midnight. The high-hand promotion is offered daily, and players can win varying amounts ranging from $300 to $500 at selected times. 

Bad Beat Jackpot — The current Bad Beat Jackpot is $100,000 and the minimum qualifying hand is quad 2s.

The poker room is now offering complimentary bottled beer, Fiji water and Red Bull for players at all game limits. For more information on tournaments and promotions, please visit or stop by the poker desk.

Food and Beverage

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House — Celebrate National Oyster Day and National Filet Day at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House with this month’s specials.

  • National Oyster Day — On Monday, Aug. 5, guests can enjoy a Buck-a-Shuck day with $1 oysters from 5–8 p.m.
  • Buck-a-Shuck — Additional Buck-a-Shuck days featuring $1 oysters are Thursdays from 5-8 p.m.
  • National Filet Day — On Tuesday, Aug. 13, Hugo’s will be hosting a National Filet Day special from 3-11 p.m. that includes a three-course meal featuring a glass of house wine, a house salad, an 8 oz. filet dinner and a dessert for just $45 per person.

On Fridays and Saturdays in August, guests will enjoy live piano music in the casino’s first-class steakhouse from 6-10 p.m. Live music on Thursday’s is from 5-9 p.m.

Events and Entertainment

 Herman’s Hermits — Herman’s Hermits, featuring multi-talented entertainer and front-man Peter Noone, brings its classic pop hits such as “I’m Into Something Good,” “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter” and “I’m Henry VIII, I Am,” to The Event Center at SugarHouse Casino on Friday, Aug. 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the show cost from $35 to $55 and are available for purchase at

To stay up to date on all entertainment or to learn more about SugarHouse Casino, please visit



Located along the Delaware Riverfront in Philadelphia, SugarHouse Casino features 1,755 slots, 105 table games, 62 hybrid gaming seats, a 28-table poker room and a designated Sportsbook area for live sports betting. The casino offers eight distinctive restaurants and bars — among them are Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House, Tacconelli’s Pizzeria, Saxbys and Geno’s Steaks — riverfront views, live performances in The Event Center, free parking, and promotions and giveaways daily. SugarHouse, which opened in 2010, employs approximately 1,600 Team Members and has been voted a great place to work in Philadelphia. SugarHouse Casino is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit

Jeff Shurilla
For SugarHouse Casino
267-932-8760, ext. 304