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News Release | Philadelphia, PA Posted on 05.02.22



Celebrate a new month with Grammy Award-winning artist Bobby Brown, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day specials, gaming offers and more

PHILADELPHIA — May 2, 2022 — Things are heating up this May at Rivers Casino Philadelphia. With Grammy Award-winning performances from Chris Botti and Bobby Brown, Mother’s Day dining specials, a chance to win a BMW X5, and a Party on the Pier for Memorial Day to kick off summer, guests are in for an exciting month.

Events and Entertainment

The Event Center stage continues to host a diverse performance lineup, and tickets are on sale now at

Chris Botti — Saturday, May 7, at 8 p.m.

Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist, with four No. 1 jazz albums as well as multiple gold, platinum and Grammy awards. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $45.

Engelbert Humperdinck — Saturday, May 14, at 8 p.m.

With a career spanning over 50 years, Humperdinck has generated more than 140 million record sales, including 64 gold albums and 35 platinum, four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe, and stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Las Vegas Walk of Fame, and Leicester Walk of Fame. Tickets are on sale now starting at $45.

Aunt Mary Pat — Wednesday, May 18, at 7 p.m.

Aunt Mary Pat’s shows are a collection of standup comedy, improv and variety performances. She burst on the comedy scene in 2018 when one of her videos went viral after the Eagles won pro football’s championship; her catch phrases have become synonymous with the Philadelphia region. Setting up a residency at Rivers, guests can look forward to more laughs from her on Sept. 28 and Dec. 14. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $20.

Bobby Brown — Friday, May 20, at 8 p.m.

Bobby Brown is an American R&B singer-songwriter, dancer, producer and actor, and a New York Times best-selling author. After his success in the pop group New Edition, Brown began his solo career in 1987, and has so far released four albums, one remix album and a string of Top 10 Billboard hits, which include a No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 Single, “My Prerogative,” that culminated in a Grammy Award. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $39.

Legs N’ Eggs Drag Brunch — Sunday, May 22, at 1 p.m.

From the creators of Aunt Mary Pat, SoulJoel Productions presents Legs N’ Eggs, hosted by Miss Troy. Through the artists’ multiple costume changes, guests will enjoy look-alike performances of Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston and more.

The breakfast menu features bottomless mimosas, bloody marys, eggs, sausages, French toast, potatoes, juices, and coffee and tea. Guests will enjoy cabaret-style seating at their own dedicated tables. This recurring event is on the fourth Sunday of every month, and the tickets are on sale now for $45.

Memorial Day Weekend — Party on the Pier, Sunday, May 29, at 3 p.m.

Rivers Casino Philadelphia is hosting a Party on the Pier to celebrate Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29, starting at 3 p.m. The event will feature live performances by Slippery When Wet, the Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Band and The Purple Xperience, a Prince tribute band featuring Marshall Charloff. Guests can kick off summer with free swag, food trucks and fireworks to close out the night.

This free family-friendly event will also include games, face painting, balloon artists and plenty of free parking. With live music, dancing and waterfront views accompanied by fireworks, guests are in for a real treat.

Jack’s Bar + Grill Live Music

Guests can move and groove to live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays in May from 8 p.m. to midnight. Guests can also enjoy DJ Happy Hour every Monday in May from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Live Band Karaoke every Thursday in May from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Jack’s Stage Lineup

  • Mondays, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23 and May 30: DJ Happy Hour Ft. Gary O.
  • Thursdays, May 5, May 12, May 19 and May 26: Sing Like a Star Live Band Karaoke.
  • Friday, May 6: The Chatterband.
  • Saturday, May 7: Beatlemania Again.
  • Friday, May 13: FM Band.
  • Saturday, May 14: Real Diamond.
  • Friday, May 20: Don’t Call Me Francis.
  • Saturday, May 21: Everyday People.
  • Friday, May 27: The Dirty Dance Band.
  • Saturday, May 28: M80.

Promotions, Contests and Sweepstakes

Road to Winning Sweepstakes — One lucky guest will win a brand-new BWM X5, just part of the $93,000 in cash and prizes available in this month’s sweepstakes. All Rush Rewards members can earn sweepstakes entries on slots and tables from 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, to 9:45 p.m. on Saturday, May 28. To be eligible for prizes, guests must activate their entries on May 7, May 14 and May 21. The winner on each of these Saturdays will win $2,500 cash and a spot in the grand finale drawing taking place on Saturday, May 28, at 10 p.m. Additionally, we will randomly select three additional finalists from the drum, for a total of six winners who will have a chance to win the BMW X5.

May Jackpot Sweepstakes — Every day in May, any Rush Reward member who hits a jackpot valued at $1,200 or higher will earn one entry in the May Jackpot Sweepstakes. On Tuesday, May 31, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., each, five winners will be randomly selected to win $1,000 in cash.

Mian Play and Earn Food Comp — On Mondays in May, all Rush Rewards members who play an Asian Table Game or Dynasty game with their Rush Rewards card can earn a $15 food voucher to Mian. To qualify, Rush Reward members must play with their Rush Rewards card, for at least one hour, at any Asian Table Game and/or Dynasty game.

Young at Heart: 2X Reward Point Multiplier — On Mondays in May, all Rush Reward members age 55 and older who generate an open rating while playing with their Rush Rewards card will receive 2X Reward Points.

Young at Heart: 25% off Jack’s Bar + Grill — On Mondays in May, all Rush Reward members age 55 and older can visit any Rush Rewards kiosk to print out a voucher for 25% off at Jack’s Bar + Grill.

For more details on promotions, contests and sweepstakes, please visit

Rivers Poker Room

Mystery Rush — $150,000 Guaranteed

  • May 11-15 at 11:15 a.m. each day:
  • Day 1A (Wednesday, May 11).
  • Day 1B (Thursday, May 12).
  • Day 1C (Friday, May 13).
  • Day 1D (Saturday, May 14).
  • Day 2 (Sunday, May 15).
  • $350 entry (unlimited reentry; registration closes before the start of Level 13 on Day 1).
  • 30K starting stack, 30- and 40-minute levels.
  • Mystery bounties ranging from $500 to $10,000 begin on Day 2.

$50,000 Free Roll Tournament

Players who earn 80 or more hours through Tuesday, May 31, qualify for a $50,000 Free Roll Tournament on Sunday, June 5, at 11:15 a.m. The top prize will be $10,000, and 40 places will be paid. Guests will earn double free roll hours daily from 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. and all day on Tuesdays.

Weekly Poker Tournaments

Weekly no-limit Texas Hold ’em poker tournaments continue in May with the following schedule:

  • Sundays,* 11:15 a.m. — $230 Deep Stack NLH ($10,000 guarantee).
  • Mondays, 7:15 p.m. — $130 NLH, Double Green Chip Bounty ($4,000 guarantee).
  • Tuesdays, 1:15 p.m. — $100 NLH ($2,500 guarantee).
  • Wednesdays,** 11:15 a.m. — $80 NLH, Turbo, Double Red Chip Bounty ($2,000).
  • Wednesdays,** 7:15 p.m. — $130 NLH ($5,000 guarantee).
  • Saturdays,** 1:15 p.m. — $160 Deepstack NLH ($5,000 guarantee).

*Excluding May 12 (Mystery Rush, Day 2)

**Excluding May 11 and May 14 (Mystery Rush, Day 1)

Wild Wednesday $1,000 Drawings Every Wednesday in May guests can win $1,000 at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Poker players will earn one Wild Wednesday entry for every three hours of cash games played from midnight Sunday through 6 a.m. Wednesday each week. Guests must activate entries on the day of the drawing and be in the poker room to claim their prize.

Daily High Hands Rivers Casino’s daily high-hand promotions total more than $225,000 and range from $200 to $500 every 30 minutes at select times.

Bad Beat Jackpot The $50,000 Bad Beat Jackpot runs 24/7 with a current minimum qualifier of quad 10s.

Dining and Drink Offerings

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard — Rita’s first casino location is now open at Rivers Casino Philadelphia. Guests can enjoy “Ice Custard Happiness” daily from noon to 9 p.m. During the month of May, a donation of the proceeds will be made to Susan G. Komen from every regular and large Strawberries n’ Cream Ice sold.

Mian Mian is offering a combination lunch special in May for $18 from noon to 2 p.m. that includes your choice of starter, soup and entrée. Cash and credit cards will be accepted for payment. Mian is open Monday through Thursday from noon to midnight, and Friday through Sunday from noon to 2 a.m.

Jack’s Bar + Grill Jack’s is currently open from noon to 10 p.m., seven days a week. On Fridays and Saturdays, the bar will stay open until 2 a.m. Guests can enjoy live music on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 p.m. to midnight, and on Mondays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Jack’s Bar + Grill

May Specials

  • Young at Heart — Beef tacos (3) with rice and beans for $8.88.
  • Joey’s Hand Carved Roast Beef Sandwich — $9.99 every day.

Cinco De Mayo Special — Thursday, May 5

  • Loaded nachos — $8.88.
  • Jack’s shrimp tacos or carne asada tacos — $3.
  • Frozen margaritas — $2.99.

Mother’s Day Special — Sunday, May 8

  • Caesar salad, 6 oz. filet and cheesecake with fresh berries, all for $35.

Memorial Day Weekend Special — Friday, May 27 – Monday, May 30

  • BBQ Special — house smoked ribs — $22.

Tuesday – Thursday in May — Happy Hour, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Geno’s Steaks Philly’s iconic cheesesteak spot is serving up a variety of sizzling steaks and hearty hoagies, all made with carefully selected fresh ingredients. Guests can enjoy Italian hoagies for $9.99, Monday to Friday from noon to 4 p.m. Geno’s is open from noon to 11 p.m. daily.

For complete menus and additional information, please visit

Rivers Casino Is Hiring

Rivers Casino hosts walk-in interviews for part-time and full-time positions every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon.

Available career opportunities include roles in security, table games, slots, food and beverage, operations, paid dealer school, and more. Visit the casino careers page on the website at for more information regarding positions and benefits, which include medical and dental plans, 401(k), paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more.

Rivers Gives

Rivers Gives is a unique community relations program and steadfast commitment by the casino that includes having Team Members volunteer 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:

  • May: Asian American Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.
  • Q2 2022: Lutheran Settlement House.

Rivers Casino continues to follow all city, state, and CDC health and safety protocols.


Jeff Shurilla
For Rivers Casino Philadelphia