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News Release | Philadelphia, PA Posted on 03.11.22



Five-day celebration includes concerts, a James Harden jersey drawing, holiday specials and more from March 16-20

PHILADELPHIA — March 11, 2022 — The luck of the Irish has arrived at Rivers Casino Philadelphia for a jam-packed weekend celebration filled with concerts, themed food and drink specials, March mania basketball, a first-day-of-spring Philly favorite frozen sweet treat and a chance to score a pot of gold during the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration.

Celtic rock band The Young Dubliners starts the festivities on Wednesday, March 16, in The Event Center, and the party continues through Sunday, March 20. The long weekend will include live performances at Jack’s Bar + Grill, green beer for St. Patty’s Day and a chance for guests to win the top prize of $250,000 in the Pot O’ Gold Celebration.

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Schedule Highlights

  • March 16: The Young Dubliners (The Event Center, 8 p.m.)
  • March 16-20: BetRivers Sportsbook — NCAA basketball viewing and jersey drawings
  • March 17: Patrick’s Day — Jack’s Bar + Grill food and drink specials
  • March 18: Pot O’ Gold Celebration (8 p.m. and 10 p.m. drawings)

Live music, John McNutt’s Keltic Warrior (Jack’s, 8 p.m. to midnight)

  • March 19: Pot O’ Gold Celebration (8 p.m. and 10 p.m. drawings)

Live music, Evolution X (Jack’s, 8 p.m. to midnight)

  • March 20: Philly Favorite Frozen Sweet Treat Surprise (noon to 9 p.m.)

“St. Patrick’s Day, NCAA basketball in the BetRivers Sportsbook and the first day of spring create the perfect storm to celebrate a long weekend,” said Justin Moore, general manager of Rivers Casino Philadelphia. “Green will be our winning color, and guests can expect to see plenty of surprises and delightful moments throughout the casino.”

The Young Dubliners — Wednesday, March 16, at 8 p.m.

The Young Dubliners are an American rock band with a Celtic rock music style — a fusion of Irish traditional music with modern rock-and-roll. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $25.

$350,000 Pot O’ Gold — Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19; drawings at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Top prize is $250,000

Rush Reward members can earn entries to the Pot O’ Gold drawings by playing their favorite slots and table games in March. On Fridays and Saturdays in March, guests who activate their entries at any Rush Rewards kiosk beginning at 6:30 p.m. will be entered into random drawings at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Five winners will be selected at each drawing for prizes ranging from $400 to $250,000 in cash.

BetRivers Sportsbook All weekend

NCAA jersey drawings

The BetRivers Sportsbook will feature college basketball jersey drawings during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Guests who place wagers of $50 or more on college basketball will be entered into drawings to win old-school NCAA jerseys. Philadelphia 76ers fans will have their eyes on James Harden’s Arizona State jersey which will be highlighted on Friday, March 18.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration drawings:

  • Wednesday, March 16: Carmelo Anthony, Syracuse
  • Thursday, March 17: Trae Young, Oklahoma
  • Friday, March 18: James Harden, Arizona State
  • Saturday, March 19: Kevin Durant, Texas
  • Sunday, March 20: Kawhi Leonard, San Diego State

Every NCAA men’s basketball tournament game will be televised on the casino’s 56.5-footwide by 10.5-foot-high LED central monitor and on dozens of screens throughout the casino. Guests can place bets at more than 30 kiosks located throughout the casino, as well as at the six sportsbook ticket windows. The sportsbook will feature $5 draft green beer and $4 Guinness bottles on Thursday, March 17.

Philly Favorite Frozen Sweet Treat Surprise Sunday, March 20, Noon to 9 p.m.

Free Italian ice; more details coming soon

A new treat shop will be unveiled at Rivers Casino Philadelphia, and a Philly frozen favorite will be perfect for the first day of spring. All guests can receive a free Italian ice as well as purchase other sweet treats on opening day. Stay tuned for more details, which will be announced soon.

Jack’s Bar + Grill New Menu and Specials

St. Patrick Day Celebration specials – March 16-20

  • Irish nachos waffle fries, cheddar cheese, applewood bacon, sour cream and pico
  • Guinness burger beef patty, corned beef, slaw, Swiss cheese and Guinness glaze, served with waffle fries
  • Shepherd’s pie soup
  • Corned beef Reuben corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Russian dressing on grilled rye bread
  • $5 green beer
  • $4 Guinness bottles

Fridays and Saturdays in March — Happy Hour, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Half-priced appetizers (select items)
  • $2 Miller Lite
  • $3 frozen drinks

The Event Center

March drink specials

  • $11 Jameson melon ball (The Event Center only)
  • $5 draft green beer
  • $4 Guinness bottles

In addition to The Young Dubliners’ concert, the upcoming entertainment in The Event Center is scheduled as follows:

  • March 10 and 11: Strictly Sinatra
  • March 12: The Lalas
  • March 16: The Young Dubliners
  • March 23: Aunt Mary Pat
  • March 25: Gary Allan
  • March 26: Rick Braun and Richard Elliot
  • March 27: Legs N’ Eggs Drag Brunch
  • April 1: Peabo Bryson
  • April 16: Taylor Dayne and All 4 One
  • April 24: Legs N’ Eggs Drag Brunch
  • April 29: Ed Bassmaster

For tickets and more information, please visit


Jeff Shurilla
For Rivers Casino Philadelphia