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News Release | Philadelphia, PA Posted on 10.01.21

PHILADELPHIA — Oct. 1, 2021 — Get ready for an action-packed October on Delaware Ave. JOBtober Fair kicks off the month with Rivers looking for its next great hires on Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. Meanwhile, join local celebrity hairstylist Martino Cartier and Paula Abdul when they host the annual heartwarming Wigs & Wishes gala in The Event Center Saturday, Oct. 23, at 5 p.m. These are just a few of the many happenings this month at Rivers Casino Philadelphia.

JOBtober Fair

JOBtober Fair is taking job seeking — and hiring — to the next level this fall, with a seasonal twist. Rivers Casino Philadelphia is looking for its next great hires on Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. In addition to on-the-spot interviews, event attendees will be entered into a drawing to win two Flyers tickets to the season opener on Friday, Oct. 15. Candidates can also experience a taste of autumn when celebrity chef Andrew Pearce (“Hell’s Kitchen”, season 16) will demonstrate how to make pumpkin risotto, the new fall menu item at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).

For a list of job openings, online applications and more information, please visit

Wigs & Wishes Gala

Rivers Casino Philadelphia is hosting the annual Wigs & Wishes gala on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 5 p.m. in The Event Center. The annual gala hosted by founder Martino Cartier and Paula Abdul will include hors d’oeuvres, a performance by Latin pop/rock artist Frankie Zulferino, ice sculptures, fireworks, and more — all while supporting Wigs & Wishes’ mission to provide over 25,000 wigs to women at no cost and grant wishes to children battling cancer. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased at

Events and Entertainment

Norman Brown and Euge Groove — Enjoy the smooth and soulful sounds of Grammy-winning guitarist Norman Brown and chart-topping saxophonist Euge Groove when they take The Event Center stage on Friday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m.; tickets are $35.

Comedians Eleanor Kerrigan and Jimmy Shubert — Rivers Casino Philadelphia’s Comedy Series continues when Philly natives Eleanor Kerrigan and Jimmy Shubert bring their captivating stand-up performances to The Event Center on Thursday, Oct. 21, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $20 and can be purchased at or at

Rock Bands Great White and Slaughter — Get ready to rock when Grammy-nominated hard rock band Great White and chart-topping glam metal group Slaughter take The Event Center stage on Friday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m.; tickets are $30.

To buy tickets and to stay up to date on all Rivers Casino Philadelphia entertainment, please visit

Dining and Drink Offerings

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House — Open Wednesday through Sunday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Hugo’s offers guests enticing steaks and more, including live piano music every Friday and Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m.

  • Pink Lady Martini — In October, Hugo’s is offering guests the Pink Lady Martini for Breast Cancer Awareness month. All drink proceeds will be donated to breast cancer awareness.


  • Sunday Burger Special — Every Sunday in October, all burgers at Hugo’s will be half-price.

Mian — Starting Friday, Oct. 8, Mian will be open from noon to midnight Monday through Thursday, and from noon to 2 a.m. Friday through Sunday, offering guests authentic Asian cuisine and tasty menu items such as vegetable egg rolls, lo mein, fried rice, beef with broccoli and much more.

Jack’s Bar + Grill — Jack’s is open from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday and from noon to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; indoor and outdoor seating is available for guests to enjoy the following mouthwatering specials this October:

  • Young at Heart Special — From noon to 8 p.m. every Monday in October, guests who are 55 years and older are eligible to enjoy the $8.99 fried chicken meal special. Guests must present their Rush Rewards Player’s Card, with the Young at Heart sticker to redeem this special. Young at Heart guests can also receive a voucher for 25% off Jack’s every Monday. 
  • Sunday Football Specials — Every Sunday in October, guests can enjoy a variety of tasty eats and more at Jack’s from noon to 8 p.m. during Sunday football games. 
    • The Tailgater Menu — Guests can enjoy 10 wings, two egg rolls, a pretzel and fries for just $40 as well as $8 Miller Lite pitchers. 
    • Happy Hour Touchdown Menu — Jack’s is also offering a $7 menu featuring wings, Jack’s burger sliders, grilled shrimp tacos, Philly cheesesteak fries and more, all for just $7 each.

  • Sportsbook Jack’s Bar + Grill Offer — Now through Sunday, Jan. 9, Rush Rewards Members will receive a Jack’s Bar + Grill food voucher for one sportsbook wager of $500 or greater on any sport/game. With the food voucher, guests can pick one free item off the Happy Hour Touchdown menu.

  • Birds Score, You Score — On every Eagles Sunday game in October, all Rush Rewards Members actively playing with their Rush Rewards Player’s Card in the Birds Nest Party Pit (Pit 4) will be eligible to win a Jack’s Bar + Grill food voucher every time the Eagles score a touchdown.

  • We Salute Our Heroes Discount — Rivers Casino would like to thank all active-duty military personnel, veterans and first responders for their service by offering a free entree at Jack’s Bar + Grill or Mian with the purchase of another entree. Guests must present a valid military, Department of Defense, police officer, firefighter or hospital ID.


  • October Special — Throughout the month of October, Jack’s will be offering guests a mouthwatering chicken Alfredo flatbread for just $8.88.

BetRivers Sportsbook — Stop by the BetRivers Sportsbook this October to enjoy Sunday specials including $2.50 16 oz. Miller Lite cans and $15 Vizzy assorted buckets as guests watch and wager on their favorite teams. The BetRivers Sportsbook will also feature a hot dog cart on Saturdays and Sundays from 2 to 10 p.m., and will be serve up $2 hot dogs and $3 hot jacks.

Lou’s — Open from 4 to 10 p.m. daily, Lou’s serves up piping hot pizza by the slice and delicious whole pies for guests to enjoy.

  • October Special — Each Monday and Tuesday in October, guests can get a half-priced whole cheese pizza.

Geno’s Steaks — Open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, Philly’s iconic cheesesteak spot is serving up a variety of sizzling steaks and delicious breakfast options.

Reservations are suggested for Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House, Jack’s Bar + Grill and Mian — visit OpenTable or contact the casino directly. Walk-ins are also welcome.

For complete menus and additional information, please visit

Promotions, Contests and Sweepstakes

Young at Heart — Rivers Casino’s Young at Heart program is now even better for Rush Rewards Members who are 55 years of age or older — guests receive 2X Bonus Reward Points every Monday.

October Jackpot Sweepstakes — Every day in October, any guest who hits a taxable jackpot of $1,200 or higher will earn one entry into the October Jackpot Sweepstakes. On Sunday, Oct. 31, at 6 and 8 p.m., five winners will be randomly be selected to win $1,000 in cash.

Cash Is King Drawing — Now through Saturday, Oct. 30, all Rush Rewards Members who earn 50 Tier Points will earn one entry into the Cash Is King drawing, and 10x entries each Tuesday in October. Entries will roll over each week. Every Saturday in October from 7 to 9 p.m., five winners will be selected for the chance to win up to $1,000 cash or entry into the grand finale drawing on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 10 p.m. where they will have a chance to win a cash prize of up to $25,000.

Spooky Super Spin Hot Seat — On Fridays in October from 7 to 11 p.m., Rush Rewards Members actively playing with their Rush Rewards Player’s Card at any slot machine will be eligible for the hot seat. One winner will be randomly selected every 30 minutes to win a Free Play prize ranging from $100 up to $2,500.

Sportsbook 2nd Chance Jersey Drawing — Every Sunday now through Jan. 9, all Rush Rewards Members with a losing sports betting ticket of $20 or more will qualify guests for a second-chance drawing at 4 p.m. to win a signed Eagles jersey.

Choose the Champs — Throughout the entire 2021 NFL season, Rush Rewards Members can select their football picks at a kiosk every week for a chance to win their share of $2,500 in weekly prizes. On Thursday, Jan. 13, the top five players with the best season-long ranking will win their share of $10,000 in cash and Free Play.

Asian Table Hot Seat — All Rush Rewards Members actively playing at an Asian table game with their Rush Rewards Player’s Card will be eligible for the hot seat. Every Monday in October from 6 to 9 p.m., one winner will be randomly selected every 30 minutes to win $500 cash.

$10,000 Weekly Blackjack Tournament — Every Wednesday in October starting at 6 a.m., guests who earn 50 cumulative Tier Points will qualify to participate in the weekly blackjack tournament. All qualifying guests will have to register in front of Pit 14, by Jack’s Bar + Grill, between 7 and 9 p.m. to participate in the tournament.

Rivers Poker Room

Daily High Hands — As Philadelphia’s first poker room, Rivers Casino Philadelphia offers daily high-hand promotions totaling over $225,000 in October. Thunder Thursdays highlights the schedule — guests can win $500 every 30 minutes from noon to midnight. Other featured promotions offered every 30 minutes at designated times include $500 high hands on Fridays and Saturdays, $400 on Sundays, and $250 on Monday through Wednesday.

Tournament Schedule — Weekly no-limit Texas Hold ’em poker tournaments continue in October; the schedule is as follows:

  • Sundays, 11:15 a.m. — $160 Deep Stack NLH ($5,000 guarantee)
  • Mondays, 7:15 p.m. — $130 NLH ($4,000 guarantee)
  • Wednesdays, 7:15 p.m. — $130 NLH ($5,000 guarantee)
  • Fridays, 11:15 a.m. — $240 Deep Stack NLH Survivor ($10,000 guarantee)

October Saturday Special Tournaments

  • $25,000 Guaranteed — Oct. 9 at 11:15 a.m.
    • $350 Deep Stack NLH
    • 25k starting stacks, 25/30-minute levels
  • $5,000 Guaranteed Spooktober Special — Oct. 30 at 11:15 a.m.
    • $235 Deep Stack NLH Black Chip Bounty
    • 20k starting stacks, 20-minute levels

Bad Beat Jackpot — The $100,000 Bad Beat Jackpot runs 24/7 with a current minimum qualifier of quad 6s.

Rivers Gives

Rivers Gives is a unique community relations program and steadfast commitment by the casino that includes Team Members volunteering service hours in the Fishtown neighborhood and surrounding areas. Guests can join Rivers Gives in supporting monthly initiatives that benefit local nonprofits through donation options when cashing their gaming tickets.

The monthly and quarterly organization recipients are as follows:

  • October: Operation Warm
  • Q4 2021 : JEVS Human Services

Masks are required for all guests and Team Members, per guidelines from the city of Philadelphia. Rivers Casino continues to follow all city, state and CDC health and safety protocols.

For complete menus and additional information, please visit


Located along the Delaware River waterfront in Philadelphia, Rivers Casino Philadelphia features 1,600 slots, 105 table games, 65 hybrid gaming seats, a 28-table poker room and a designated sportsbook area for live sports betting. The casino offers an array of distinctive restaurants and bars — among them are Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House, Mian and Jack’s Bar + Grill — riverfront views, live performances in The Event Center, free parking, and daily promotions and giveaways. For additional information and current offerings, please visit

Jeff Shurilla
For Rivers Casino Philadelphia
215-764-2376 (cell)