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Beat the Heat and Win Big at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady in July

News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 08.31.22

Beat the Heat and Win Big at

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady in July

 

Schenectady, NY (July 1, 2022) – Guests in July can celebrate the 4th of July, enjoy delicious food & drink specials, win big with exciting giveaways and promotions, and see amazing live music and entertainment.

 

This month’s highlights include a chance to win cash during the Power Tower of Cash giveaway, the kick-off of the free summer concert series – Harbor Jam, live music at Van Slyck’s, Dukes Chophouse and the Landing Hotel, a pair of free UFC pay-per-view events at the Rivers Sportsbook along with a golf ball giveaway, and more.

 

Rivers Casino is 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 4 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 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. This month’s poker room promotions include daily High Hand giveaways where players have the chance to win up to $1,000.

 

Power Tower of Cash – Every Friday in July at 8 p.m., five Rush Rewards guests who are actively playing with their Rush Rewards card at a valid slot or video poker machine will be selected to pick an envelope from the Power Tower of Cash board for a chance to win up to $5,000 in cash.

 

Young at Heart Wednesdays – Every Wednesday, Rush Rewards members ages 55 and older can print a voucher at a promotional kiosk for a free regular coffee or fountain drink at Flipt, Villa Italia or Johnny’s To Go between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.; after earning 55 points, 5 guests will have a chance to win their share of a $750 CASH prize from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.; and, on the second and last Wednesday of this month, enjoy live music at Van Slyck’s from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.

 

Rush Rewards New Member Promotion – 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.

 

 

Complete promotional details and/or official rules available at the Rush Rewards Center.

 

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.

 

Entertainment

 

Van Slyck’s – Guests can dance the night away with LIVE bands and DJs at Van Slyck’s bar every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night. Bands are on from 8:30 p.m. until midnight on Thursday’s, with DJ’s on from 8 p.m. until midnight. 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. On the second and last Wednesday of this month, Young at Heart guests can also enjoy live music from 2 p.m. until 5 p.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 – Sunset Sips at The Landing Hotel patio has live music every Friday and Saturday night from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.

 

Latin Nights at Van Slyck’s – Every Thursday night in July guests can enjoy live Latin music, DJs, and specialty drinks. $10 drink specials include Cuba Libre with Bacardi, Pepsi, and a lime wedge; Margaritas with Patron, Cointreau, fresh lime juice, Simple Syrup, and a lime wedge; and Mojito with Bacardi Reserve Ocho or Captain Morgan, fresh lime juice, Simple Syrup, Sierra Mist, and a lime wedge. Bands are on from 8:30 p.m. until midnight, with DJs on from 8 p.m. until midnight.

 

Harbor Jam: Night 1 – Harbor Jam, Rivers Casino’s free summer concert series at the Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater, kicks off on Friday, July 29. Guests can enjoy live music, food trucks, vendors and more from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Music lineup includes DJ Ketchup from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m., Ten Most Wanted from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m., and Brass Transit The Musical Legacy of Chicago, from 7:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Participating food trucks include Mike’s Hot Dogs, Seasons Catering, Di Folco’s Roaming Occasions, Ben & Jerry’s, and Kona Ice. 99.5 The River will also be on-site providing stage announcements. There are no age restrictions to attend Harbor Jam. Concertgoers are welcome to bring chairs and blankets for seating.

 

Harbor Jam: Night 2Harbor Jam, Rivers Casino’s free summer concert series at the Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater, continues Saturday, July 30. Guests can enjoy live music, food trucks, vendors and more from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Music lineup includes DJ Kevin Richards from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m., David J from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m., and Lords of 52nd Street – Legends Of Billy Joel Band from 7:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Participating food trucks include Roy’s Caribbean, Seasons Catering, Alotta Empanadas, Greek on the Run, and Ben & Jerry’s. 98.3 WTRY’s Jamie Roberts will also be on-site providing stage announcements. There are no age restrictions to attend Harbor Jam. Concertgoers are welcome to bring chairs and blankets for seating.

 

Previously announced entertainment:

 

En Vogue (Saturday, September 3, 2022) – It’s sure to be an unforgettable night of R&B pop classics when En Vogue hits the stage at the Rivers Casino Event Center. En Vogue’s pristine vocal harmonies, legacy of hits and stellar stage show is a sure bet to have guests singing and dancing all night long. Tickets start at $50, plus taxes and fees, and are available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the shows start at 8 p.m.

 

 

 

Frank Caliendo (Saturday, September 24, 2022) – Comedy’s top impressionist Frank Caliendo will bring his hilarious observations, impressions, and characters to the Rivers Event Center. Described by the Hollywood Reporter as “a combination of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey,” Caliendo is known for his high energy and family-friendly act that starts at a frenetic pace and never lets up. Tickets start at $40, plus taxes and fees, and are available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

 

Rivers Sportsbook

 

The popular Rivers Sportsbook is open for guests to place bets and catch the action on all major sporting events including Major League Baseball. Self-betting kiosks are open 24/7. Manned betting windows are open daily from 11 a.m. until midnight.

 

Golf Ball Giveaway – Throughout the month of July, any Rush Rewards guest who places a sports wager of $100 or more on any golf tournament will be eligible to receive a sleeve of golf balls. Eligible bet slips can be redeemed at Rush Rewards during regular hours of operation. Golf balls are available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Limit one sleeve of golf balls per guest, per day.

 

UFC 276 Pay-Per-View – On Saturday, July 2, guests will be able to enjoy the UFC 276 Pay-Per-View featuring Israel Adesanya and Jared Cannonier and bet on all the action LIVE at the Rivers Sportsbook. Main card scheduled to begin at 10 p.m.

 

UFC 277 Pay-Per-View – On Saturday, July 30, guests will be able to enjoy the UFC 277 Pay-Per-View featuring Julianna Peña and Amanda Nunes and bet on all the action LIVE at the Rivers Sportsbook. Main card scheduled to begin at 10 p.m.

 

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 daily with breakfast served 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  from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m daily.

 

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 Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 a.m.

 

4th of July Weekend Milkshake – From Friday, July 1 until Monday, July 4, guests can celebrate the 4th of July with a milkshake at Flipt for $4 +tax. Offer available during regular outlet hours of operation, while supplies last.

 

Dukes Birthday Cake – Throughout the year 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.

 

Sunset Sips at The Landing Hotel – Relax by the Mohawk River on The Landing Hotel patio with  free LIVE music every Friday and Saturday night. In addition to live music, guests can enjoy delicious charcuterie boards from Grazin’ 518 and drink specials. Music runs from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. For lineup information check out The Landing Hotel’s website.

 

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, 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 1,050 slots, 66 live table games, 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 1,000 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