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Celebrate Thanksgiving and Win Big at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady in November

News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 11.03.21

Celebrate Thanksgiving and Win Big at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady in November

 

Schenectady, NY (November 3, 2021) – Celebrate Thanksgiving all month long with a chance to win big at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, along with delicious Thanksgiving meal offerings, exciting giveaways and promotions, fantastic events, and amazing LIVE music and DJ’s.

 

This month’s highlights include a chance to win CASH prizes during Rivers $25,000 Slice of the Pie Progressive Payout promotion, the chart-topping hits of psychedelic soul legends The Family Stone, a night of symphonic rock with The Orchestra starring former members of ELO, mixed martial arts action with Cage Wars 49, and an unforgettable experience for country music fans during Kickin’ it Country Night.

 

Rivers Casino is now open 24/7. Masks are optional for fully vaccinated guests. Guests who are not vaccinated, or only partially vaccinated, from COVID-19 must continue to wear a mask.

 

Gaming

 

Gaming Floor – The Rivers Casino gaming floor with slots, video poker and more is open 24/7. Full beverage service is available Sunday through Thursday until 2 a.m. and until 4 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Non-alcoholic beverage service available 24/7.

 

Table Games – Table games are available Sunday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 2 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 4 a.m.

 

Poker Room – Rivers Casino’s poker room is open daily from 10 a.m. until 2 a.m. The poker room includes 16 tables and offers a variety of poker games. Along with the casino’s gaming floor, the poker room offers our guests a complete gaming entertainment experience.

 

$25,000 Slice of the Pie Progressive Payout – Throughout the month, Rush Rewards members will have a chance to win CASH during the Slice of the Pie Progressive Payout promotion. Rush Rewards guests will earn 1 entry for every 25 points on eligible slot and video poker machines, and 2 entries for every 25 points earned on table games from October 30-December 3. Each Friday in in November at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. 5 guests will be selected each hour to win their share of $2,500 CASH. Any unclaimed cash will go into the jackpot progressive. On Friday, December 3 at 8 p.m. 5 guests will be selected to split the progressive jackpot grand prize. Entries must be activated each drawing day between 2 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. to be eligible for that day’s drawing, and between 5 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. on December 3 to be eligible for the grand prize drawing. Guests must be present to win.

 

Veterans Day 3X Point Multiplier – In honor of Veterans Day, Rush Rewards members can visit a promotional kiosk to swipe and activate a 3x point multiplier. Offer valid on November 11 until  11:59 p.m.

 

Young at Heart Mondays – Every Monday in 2021, Rush Rewards members ages 55 and older can participate in a True Time Slot Tournament between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. where the Top 10 high scorers each week will win a share of $1,375 in cash. Guests can also print a voucher at a promotional kiosk for a free regular coffee or fountain drink at Flipt or Villa Italia between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. and book a Sunday or Monday night stay at The Landing Hotel for just $55, based on availability and exclusions.

 

Rush Rewards New Member Promotion – Throughout 2021, any guest who signs up for Rush Rewards and earns 5 points on the same day as their sign-up will unlock a mini-game on a slot machine for a chance to win up to 10,000 bonus points. Valid for new Rush Rewards members only.

 

There is no cost to join Rush Rewards, and members earn points for their slot play and table game play by inserting their card into the slot machine or presenting it to table games dealers before starting the game. The more points earned, the more reward benefits members will receive. These include free play, food offers, entries into promotional drawings, discounted room rates, personalized casino host services and more.

 

Entertainment

 

The Family Stone – Fans will be dancin’ to the music at the Rivers Event Center on Friday, November 5 when The Family Stone break out the chart-topping hits of psychedelic soul legends, Sly & The Family Stone. Fans can expect to hear all the 60’s and 70’s classics including “I Want to Take You Higher,” “Everyday People,” “Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin,” “Dance To The Music,” “Hot Fun In The Summertime,” “Family Affair,” “Sing a Simple Song,” and many other instantly recognizable tunes. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the fun starts at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $20 plus taxes and fees and are available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady.

 

The Orchestra starring former members of ELO – Symphonic rock fans will be treated to an unforgettable evening when The Orchestra starring former members of the Electric Light Orchestra takes the stage on Saturday, November 6 to perform The Electric Light Orchestra’s (ELO) deep catalog of classic rock hits. The Orchestra will thrill the crowd with the original ELO’s most memorable songs including “Strange Magic,” “Do Ya,” “Don’t Bring Me Down,” “Evil Woman,” “Livin’ Thing,” “Turn to Stone,” “Sweet Talkin’ Woman,” “Telephone Line,” “Mr. Blue Sky,” and more. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35 plus taxes and fees and are available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady.

 

Cage Wars 49 – A night of high-energy, intense mixed martial arts action is returning to the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Saturday, November 20. Cage Wars 49, sponsored by Sticker Mule, will feature both local and regional amateur MMA fighters squaring off in the octagon to determine the Cage Wars 49 champion. Fight fans can expect a night of intense and exciting matchups. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the first fight starts at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $50 and can be purchased at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady.

 

Kickin’ it Country Night – Country music fans will be dancin’ and partyin’ on Wednesday, November 24 (Thanksgiving Eve) during Kickin’ it Country Night at the Rivers Casino Event Center. The night of fun includes fantastic live music from David J and The Vinny Michaels Band, along with drink samples from Jack Daniels and other vendors. The party starts at 7 p.m. Advanced tickets are just $10 and available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Day of event tickets will be available for $15 while supplies last.

 

Van Slyck’s – Guests can dance the night away with LIVE bands and DJs at Van Slyck’s bar every Friday and Saturday night. Bands are on from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. with DJ’s from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. Full entertainer schedule posted on RiversCasino.com/Schenectady.

 

Dukes Chophouse – Dukes Chophouse presents LIVE music every Friday and Saturday night from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Performers include local jazz musicians, pianists and more. Full entertainer schedule posted on RiversCasino.com/Schenectady.

 

The Landing Hotel – Guests can enjoy LIVE music in the Landing Hotel lobby every Friday and Saturday night from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Schedule posted on TheLandingHotelNY.com.

 

 

Rivers Sportsbook

 

The popular Rivers Sportsbook is open for guests to place bets on all major sporting events including pro and college football. Self-betting kiosks are open 24/7. Manned betting windows are open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. until midnight, Friday from 10 a.m. until 1 a.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 a.m, and Sunday from 9 a.m. until midnight.

 

Wager to Win: Football Edition – Rush Rewards guests who make one (1) pro football sportsbook wager for $50 or more at the Rivers Sportsbook using the Rivers Bet Slip Builder will receive an entry for a chance to win an autographed football jersey and Sportsbook Prize Pack. Drawings will be held Thursdays at 7 p.m. throughout football season (excluding Thursday, November 25, 2021). The $50 minimum wager must be placed via Bet Slip Builder QR Code at a writer window during regular hours of operation and drawing tickets must be dropped into the entry drum by 6:45 p.m. each Thursday to be eligible. Prizes available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Limit one drawing entry per eligible wager and guests must be present to win.

 

UFC 268 Pay-Per-View – On Saturday, November 6, guests will be able to enjoy the UFC 268 Pay-Per-View featuring Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington and bet on all the action LIVE in the Rivers Sportsbook.

 

ESPN Radio Giveaway – Guests will have a chance to win a Bud Light Pizza Oven on Sunday, November 14 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. during a giveaway from local ESPN radio affiliate Radio 104.5 “The Team”.

 

Food and Beverage

 

Dukes Chophouse is open with dinner available Sunday through Thursday from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. until 11 p.m.

 

Dukes Bar is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until midnight and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 a.m.

 

Flipt, the casino’s burger and sandwich restaurant, is open with breakfast served daily from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. and regular menu from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m.

 

Mian, the casino’s fast casual Asian dining restaurant, is open Sunday through Thursday from 4 p.m. until midnight, and Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m.

 

Johnny’s To Go, the casino’s pizza, pasta, and specialty sandwich outlet, is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 a.m.

 

Villa Italia is open Sunday through Thursday from 6 a.m. until 2 a.m. and 24 hours on Friday and Saturday.

 

Van Slyck’s bar is open Monday through Thursday from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 a.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m.

 

Thanksgiving Dinner at Dukes – Guests can enjoy a special Thanksgiving Day dinner at Dukes Chophouse for $55. The delicious specialty 3-course dinner includes creamy potato leek soup, a traditional tom turkey with sausage and herb stuffing, haricot vert (French green beans), casserole with onion petals, baked sweet potatoes and garlic mashed served with Dukes signature bread board, and choice of pumpkin cheesecake or chocolate bourbon pecan pie for dessert. Dinner available from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on November 25. Advance reservations required at 1 (518) 579-8850. Price is per person and does not include tax or gratuity.

 

Thanksgiving Meal at Flipt – Guests can enjoy a special Thanksgiving Day meal at Flipt for just $20 +Tax. The meal includes traditional tom turkey with sausage and herb stuffing, giblet gravy, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, candied yams and cornbread, and a choice of a slice of apple or pumpkin pie. Offer available November 25 from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. while supplies last.

 

The Gobbler at Johnny’s To Go – During the month of November guests may purchase The Gobbler sandwich made with hand-carved turkey breast, creamy cranberry-mayo, stuffing, and cranberry sauce on ciabatta bread for $10 +Tax. Offer available at Johnny’s during regular menu hours, while supplies last.

 

Pumpkin Spiced Latte – During November guests can enjoy a specialty seasonal treat – a pumpkin spiced latte at Villa Italia for $4.50 +Tax. Offer available during regular outlet hours of operation while supplies last.

 

Football Beer Specials – Throughout the college and pro football season guests can enjoy $4 Bud, Bud Light, Bud Light Seltzer and Michelob Ultra cans at Van Slyck’s Bar and The Landing Bar. Guests can also purchase $3 Bud Light and Michelob Ultra drafts at Van Slyck’s Bar. Offer available during regular outlet hours while supplies last.

 

Dukes Birthday Cake – Throughout 2021 guests that dine at Dukes Chophouse on their birthday will receive a complimentary slice of chocolate cake with the purchase of a dinner entrée. Guests must show proof of birthdate.

 

The Landing Hotel

The Landing Hotel is open 24/7. The Landing Hotel Bar is open Sunday through Thursday from 4 p.m. until 11 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. until midnight. Guests can also enjoy LIVE music in the Hotel Lobby every Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

 

Suite Escape – Includes Suite, $150 credit at Dukes Chophouse, welcome champagne, cupcakes in room, and a 1 p.m. late checkout time. Use online code PKLUX or call 1 (518) 579-8840 and mention code for reservations.

 

$100 Resort Credit – Guests can receive $100 credit to be used at The Landing Hotel bar, Dukes Chophouse, Mian or Flipt. Use online code PK1HCR or call 1 (518) 579-8840 and mention code for reservations. Tax and gratuity are not included.

 

For more information about The Landing Hotel room packages or to make reservations go to thelandinghotelny.com/room-packages, call 1 (518) 579-8840, or e-mail info@thelandinghotelny.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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