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East Greenbush Man Wins Nearly 300K at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 07.06.21

East Greenbush Man Wins Nearly 300K at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

The win is the biggest jackpot since Rivers reopened

 

Schenectady, NY (July 6, 2021) – An East Greenbush man celebrated more than Independence Day after hitting a Royal Flush for over $295,000 at Rivers Casino & Resort on the 4th of July.

 

Paul Harter Jr. drew a Royal Flush and won $295,331.45 after placing a $5 bet on the progressive jackpot while playing Three Card Poker. The win is the biggest jackpot since Rivers Casino reopened in September of 2020.

 

Three (3) additional guests who also placed wagers on the progressive jackpot at the table, but did not win, were also awarded an “Envy Bonus” payout of $5,000 each.

 

Harter, Jr. has no immediate plans for his winnings.

About Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady: Located at the picturesque Mohawk Harbor near the heart of downtown Schenectady, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features 1,150 slots, 67 live table games and 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 1,200 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 RiversCasino.com/Schenectady     

Media Contacts:

 

Al Roney (518) 986-6650 or al@pcpublicaffairs.com;

 

Andre Claridge (518) 424-2575 or andre@pcpublicaffairs.com