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Rivers Casino Philadelphia Announces July Promotions And Entertainment

News Release | Philadelphia, PA Posted on 07.07.22


Rivers Casino Philadelphia Announces July Promotions And Entertainment

Celebrate a sizzlin’ summer at Philly’s first casino with July Fourth festivities, live music, gaming specials and more

PHILADELPHIA — July 1, 2022 — Summer is heating up, and so is the fun at Rivers Casino Philadelphia this July with a free concert from Philly native DJ Jazzy Jeff, another Party on the Pier celebration for the Fourth of July, a chance to win the summer cash sweepstakes, and plenty of dining and drink specials. These highlights and more are available all month long at Rivers Casino.

Events and Entertainment

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

DJ Jazzy Jeff — Saturday, July 2, at 8 p.m.

Get ready for more free, fun, “flipped, turned upside down” nights when West Philadelphia native DJ Jazzy Jeff starts his residency at Rivers Casino Philadelphia this July.

Guests will be dancing to Jeff’s energetic mix of classics, chart-topping hits and more when he takes over the Jack’s Bar + Grill stage with free shows during his residency dates in July, September and November, and in February 2023.

July 4 Weekend — Party on the Pier, Sunday, July 3, at 6 p.m.

Rivers Casino Philadelphia will celebrate the Fourth of July by hosting a Party on the Pier on Sunday, July 3, starting at 6 p.m. The event will feature a live performance by Elton Rohn, the premier Elton John tribute band. Guests can celebrate 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 this event’s live music, dancing and waterfront views accompanied by fireworks, guests are in for a real treat.

Legs N’ Eggs Drag Brunch — Sunday, July 31, 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 tickets are on sale now for $45.

Ed Bassmaster — Saturday, July 30, at 8 p.m.

Get ready for more Ed Bassmaster, more often. The YouTube and TV prankster whose man-on-the-street hijinks have been performed all over Philadelphia has landed a residency at Rivers Casino Philadelphia.

Bassmaster and his recognizable characters Skippy, Ronnie and Chip Diamond will perform their shenanigans in The Event Center on Saturday, July 30, at 8 p.m. The residency continues with shows in November as well as one in January 2023; tickets are on sale now for $29.

Jack’s Bar + Grill Live Music

Guests can move and groove to live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays in July from 8 p.m. to midnight. Guests can also enjoy Sing Like a Star Live Band Karaoke every Thursday in July from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Jack’s Stage Lineup

  • Saturday, July 2: DJ Jazzy Jeff
  • Monday, July 4: DJ Happy Hour Ft. Gary O
  • Saturday, July 9: Kick It Out
  • Friday, July 22: EPICSOUL
  • Saturday, July 23: Well Alright
  • Thursdays, July 7, July 14, July 21 and July 28: Sing Like a Star Live Band Karaoke

Promotions, Contests and Sweepstakes

$106k Sizzlin’ Summer Cash Sweepstakes — All Rush Rewards members can earn sweepstakes entries on slots and tables from 6 a.m. on Friday, July 1, to 9:45 p.m. on Saturday, July 30. To be eligible for prizes, guests must activate their entries on July 1, July 2, July 8, July 9, July 15, July 16, July 22, July 23, July 29 and July 30 between 6:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Five winners will be selected at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. to spin the prize wheel for their chance to win up to $50,000.

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

Mian Play and Earn Food Voucher — On Mondays in July, 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. Members must play for at least one hour at any qualifying game to earn the voucher.

Young at Heart — On Wednesdays in July, all Rush Rewards members ages 50 and older can swipe into a Rush Rewards kiosk and win free swag or Free Play.

Young at Heart: Jack’s Bar + Grill — Young at heart members ages 50 and older will receive unlimited soup and salad at Jack’s Bar + Grill on Wednesdays in July for $9.99.

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

Rivers Poker Room

The Rivers Casino Philadelphia Poker Room features nearly $245,000 in high-hand promotions, including $500 every 30 minutes on Fridays and Sundays in July at select times. There’s also $20,000 up for grabs during June’s Wild Wednesday drawings. Philly’s first poker room is open 24/7 and features the following tournaments and more.

$560 Mega Rush — $200,000 Guaranteed

  • Wednesday, July 20, through Sunday, July 24
    • Day 1A: July 20 at 7:15 p.m.
    • Day 1B-1D: July 21-23 at 11:15 a.m.
    • Day 2: July 24 at 11:15 a.m.
  • $560 entry (registration closes when level 13 starts, ~6.5 hours after Day 1s begin)
  • 40K starting stack, 30-minute levels (Day 1) and 45-minute levels (Day 2)

$125 Mega Rush Satellite (Green Chip Bounty) — 5 Seats Guaranteed

  • Tuesday, July 19, at 11:15 a.m. and 7:15 p.m.

Weekly Poker Tournaments

Weekly no-limit Texas Hold ’em poker tournaments continue in July 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, 7:15 p.m. — $130 NLH ($5,000 guarantee)
  • Saturdays, 10:15 a.m. — $65 Beginners
  • Saturdays, 1:15 p.m. — $160 Deep Stack NLH ($5,000 guarantee)

Note: July 20, 23 and 24 tournaments are replaced by $560 Mega Rush; July 19 tournament is replaced by 11:15 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. satellites

*No tournament July 4

Wild Wednesday $1,000 Drawings* Every Wednesday in July, guests can win $1,000 at noon, 2:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:30 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.

$500 Friday Hot Seats* On certain Fridays in July (July 1, July 8, July 15 and July 29), guests can win $500 every 30 minutes from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Poker players will earn their Hot Seat entry for playing one hour each Friday.

*Guests must activate entries on the day of the drawing and be in the poker room to claim their prize.

$50,000 Free Roll Tournament

Players who earn 100 or more hours through Monday, Aug. 22, qualify for a $50,000 Free Roll tournament on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 12:15 p.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 Mondays and Tuesdays.

Daily High Hands Rivers Casino’s daily high-hand promotions total nearly $245,000 and range from $300 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 — At Rita’s first casino location, guests can buy two quarts of water ice and get one free in July. Guests can enjoy “Ice Custard Happiness” at Rivers Casino daily from noon to 10 p.m.

Mian Mian is offering a combination lunch special in July 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 open every day at 4 p.m. and closes at 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and at 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with the bar staying open until 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Guests can enjoy live music on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 p.m. to midnight.

July Specials

  • Young at Heart — All-you-can-eat soup and salad, Wednesdays from noon to 10 p.m., for $9.99 (55 and over), $12.99 (under 55)
  • Shrimp roll served with French fries for $8.99

Tuesday — Thursday in July — 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 roast pork sandwiches all month long for $13. 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:

  • July: Liberty USO
  • Q3 2022: Police Athletic League

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


Jeff Shurilla
For Rivers Casino Philadelphia

215-764-2376 (cell)