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News Release | Pittsburgh, PA Posted on 08.01.22




More entertainment, start of football season, and more winnings await in August


PITTSBURGH — Aug. 1, 2022 — Summer is rounding the bend in August, and Rivers Casino’s popular free summer concerts series concludes with another local favorite.   Following the popular American rock band Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers last month, Pittsburgh’s The Bill Henry Band will perform a free show at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh’s outdoor amphitheater on Saturday, Aug. 6, starting at 7 p.m.


Indoor Live Entertainment


Visit Drum Bar and the BetRivers Sportsbook in August to hear live DJs and bands every weekend. Bands are in Drum Bar on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. to midnight. DJs are in the BetRivers Sportsbook booth Thursdays from 6 p.m. to midnight and Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.


Drum Bar Bands — One Up Band: Aug. 5; Franchise Band: Aug. 6; Totally 80s: Aug. 12; No Bad JuJu: Aug. 13; Artistree: Aug. 19; Nieds Hotel Band: Aug. 20; Twan Moore and Party Train: Aug. 26; Bon Journey: Aug. 27


Sportsbook DJs — TJ the DJ: Aug. 4, 12, 20, 27; DJ Hypnotyza: Aug. 5; DJ Cake: Aug. 6, 11 & 13; DJ Rambo: Aug. 18 & 26; DJ Digital Dave: Aug. 19 & 25


Upcoming Ticketed Shows


Dick Fox’s Golden Boys — Teen heartthrobs of the late ‘50s and ‘60s Frankie Avalon and Fabian, as Dick Fox’s Golden Boys, will take the stage at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh. This classic oldies show takes place on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m. in The Event Center. Tickets are on sale now and start at $29.


Pop 2000s — The Pop 2000s Tour hosted by Chris Kirkpatrick of *NSYNC will make its way to The Event Center at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh on Friday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. The concert features performances by platinum-selling POP2K artists Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray, O-Town, Ryan Cabrera, and Brad from LFO. Tickets are on sale now and start at $19.


Tracy Morgan — Get ready for a night of laughs — comedian Tracy Morgan is bringing his “No Disrespect” tour to The Event Center at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and start at $29.


Tickets for all shows can be purchased inside Rivers Casino or at


Martorano’s Prime


Martorano’s Prime, the Italian-American steakhouse concept by celebrity cook Steve Martorano, recently won the “2022 Best New Restaurant” award from Casino Player magazine.


Guests can now enjoy an exclusive menu from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. and then from 9:30 p.m. to close each night. This menu is offered throughout the restaurant and features Baby Fried Meatballs, Chicken Cutlet Sliders, Sicilian Slice, Wings on Fire or Eggplant Rollatini. All of these items are exclusively $12. Pair one of these menu items with our Water Ice Martini which is $12 every day, exclusively offered only in Martorano’s Prime.

Gaming Promotions

$10,000 Jackpot Drawings — Guests who win a taxable jackpot on a slot machine beginning at 7:51 p.m. on July 27 will receive an entry for the $10,000 Jackpot Drawings on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. At each drawing, 10 guests will be selected to win a share of $5,000 in Free Slot Play.


$40,000 Mega Jackpot Drawings (All Year) — Guests who win 12 or more jackpots by the end of 2022 will be invited back for a chance to win in our Mega Jackpot Drawings on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023.

New-Member Offer — During the month of August, any guest who signs up for a Rush Rewards Players Club Card will receive an exclusive new-member offer. All new members will receive $5 in Free Slot Play and a chance to win $250 in rewards — a $150 gift card to Martorano’s Prime, a $50 gift shop voucher and $50 in Free Slot Play or Match Play. Once the new member is signed up, they must swipe at a promotional kiosk to receive their Free Slot Play and be entered in the new-member drawing.


BetRivers Sportsbook


Summer is coming to a close which means football is back!


Fantasy Football Draft Parties — What better place than BetRivers Sportsbook to kick off your fantasy football season. On select dates throughout August, reserve your spot and let us host your draft party! Stop by the BetRivers Sportsbook windows or visit for more details.


Football Watch Parties — Watch all your favorite professional football teams from the BetRivers Sportsbook! Tables and Chairs are available on a first come, first serve basis. Lounge chairs and booths are available by reservation only. Visit for more information and to reserve your seat today.


UFC 278 — On Saturday, Aug. 20, the UFC 278 pay-per-view lineup will be shown in the BetRivers Sportsbook. Reservations required to enter the BetRivers Sportsbook viewing area. Please visit for more information.


BetRivers Sportsbook kiosks are open 24/7 and writer windows are open during select times. With Rush Rewards Players Club Cards, sports fans who accumulate $1,000 in bets will earn $5 in comp points to be used throughout the casino.


Poker Room Highlights


August High Hands — Rivers Casino Pittsburgh will be running a high-hand promotion every Sunday through Thursday in August. Qualifying period runs from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., except Thursdays which extend to 4 a.m. Players with a winning high hand at qualifying tables will win cash during select times.


Bad Beat Jackpot — As of July 30, the Bad Beat Jackpot total was $1,165,914.56. The minimum qualifying hand is four of a kind, 10s or higher.


Social Media


Twitter Tuesday — All guests using #RiversTuesday on Twitter will be entered into a drawing. One random winner will be selected each week to win $50 in Free Slot Play.


Wheelhouse Wednesday — All guests will be asked to “like” the Wheelhouse Wednesday Instagram photo for their chance to win. One winner will be randomly selected each week to win a $50 food voucher.


Facebook Friday — Guests who comment on the Rivers Casino Facebook Friday post by answering the posted question that day will be eligible to win Free Slot Play.

To stay up to date on all entertainment, gaming promotions, rules and regulations, stop by the Rush Rewards Players Club or visit




ABOUT RIVERS CASINO PITTSBURGH: Rivers Casino Pittsburgh, located on the city’s North Shore and open 24/7, is one of Western Pennsylvania’s premier gaming and entertainment destinations. Rivers offers over 2,500 slot machines, 99 table games, 55 hybrid gaming seats, and a 30-table poker room. Home of BetRivers Sportsbook, Pittsburgh’s first and only licensed sportsbook, Rivers is the spot for any and all sports fans and bettors. Other amenities include a diverse lineup of eight distinct bars and restaurants, including Martorano’s Prime, the Italian-American steakhouse by celebrity cook Steve Martorano, and a 25,000 square foot, second-level Event Center that hosts concerts, weddings, and more. For additional information and current offerings, please visit

Hunter Dougherty
For Rivers Casino Pittsburgh