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Celebrate Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady’s 5th Anniversary Along With the Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day in February

News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 08.31.22

Celebrate Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady’s 5th Anniversary Along With the Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day in February

 

Schenectady, NY (January 31, 2022) – Guests in February can win big and celebrate Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady’s 5th Anniversary, the Lunar New Year, and Valentine’s Day with exciting gaming promotions, delicious food & beverage specials, and special room rates at The Landing Hotel.

 

This month’s highlights include a chance to win FREE slot play during the $20,000 Rivers Birthday Bucks Giveaway, a chance to win a $25 Rivers gift card, an amazing Lunar New Year Lion Dance, along with spectacular food & drink offerings for River’s 5th anniversary, the Lunar New Year, the Big Game, and Valentine’s Day.

 

Rivers Casino is open 24/7. Masks are required for all guests regardless of vaccination status.

 

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 2 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 4 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.

 

5 Year Anniversary Surprise & Delights – In celebration of Rivers Casino’s 5 year anniversary, every Thursday between Noon and 8 p.m. during the month of February, 20 guests will be selected to win a $25 Rivers gift card.

 

$20,000 Rivers Birthday Bucks Giveaway – Every Friday in February Rush Rewards members who are actively playing with their Rush Rewards card at valid slot machines will have a chance to win $1,000 in slot play. Five winners will be selected every Friday between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Slot play valid for 48 hours.

 

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.; visit a promotional kiosk after earning 25 points from noon until 8 p.m. to play a game for a chance to win between $5 and $100 in slot play; 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 – Until the end of March 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.

 

Rush Rewards New Member Drawings – Throughout 2022, new Rush Rewards members will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a complimentary one-night stay at The Landing Hotel and their choice of $100 dining, $100 slot play or $100 match play. Three new Rush Rewards members will be selected to win on the first Monday of each month.

 

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 Friday and Saturday night (DJ only on February 12). 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 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.

 

Lunar New Year Lion Dance – Guests can celebrate the Lunar New Year on Monday, February 7 with a traditional lion dance. The Lion Dance will start at 6 p.m. at the Valet Lobby and finish on the casino floor. Following the Lion Dance, guests may receive lucky $2 bills around the Asian gaming pit. A cherry blossom tree will also be on display in the Valet Lobby.

 

Previously announced entertainment:

 

Cage Wars 51 (Friday, March 11) – Following a series of prior sold-out competitions, Cage Wars will return to the Rivers Casino Event Center. Cage Wars 51, sponsored by Sticker Mule, will feature both local and regional amateur MMA fighters squaring off in the octagon to determine the Cage Wars 51 champion. Fight fans can expect another night of intense and exciting matchups. Tickets on sale now at CageWarsMMA.com and start at $56 plus fees. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the fights begin at 6 p.m.

 

The Oak Ridge Boys (Sunday, March 13, 2022) – Legendary country music quartet, The Oak Ridge Boys, will be bringing their distinctive harmonies and deep catalog of smash hits to the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center. Fans will be in for an unforgettable evening as The Oak Ridge Boys bring four decades of charted singles, and 50 years of tradition, with a stage show widely acknowledged as among the most exciting anywhere. Tickets start at $40 and are   available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the shows start at 8 p.m.

 

Aaron Lewis (Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16, 2022) (Limited Tickets Remaining) – Outlaw country star Aaron Lewis will bring his acoustic Frayed at Both Ends tour to the Rivers Casino Event Center for two shows. Known for his impassioned live shows, Lewis will electrify fans with a special evening filled with his critically acclaimed country tunes. Tickets for both dates are available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady and start at $55. Doors for both concerts open at 7 p.m. and the shows start at 8 p.m.

 

Melissa Etheridge (Friday, June 17, 2022) – One of America’s favorite female singer-songwriters, Melissa Etheridge, will be rocking the house at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center. Known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals, Etheridge is sure to thrill guests with her deep catalog of award-winning hits. Tickets start at $45 and are available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the shows start at 8 p.m.

 

Rivers Sportsbook

 

The popular Rivers Sportsbook is open for guests to place bets on major sporting events including the Big Game. Self-betting kiosks are open 24/7. Manned betting windows are open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. until midnight, Friday from 10 a.m. until 1 a.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 a.m, and Sunday from 9 a.m. until midnight.

 

UFC 271 Pay-Per-View – On Saturday, February 12, guests will be able to enjoy the UFC 271 Pay-Per-View featuring Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker and bet on all the action LIVE at the Rivers Sportsbook.

 

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 with breakfast served daily 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 Sunday through Thursday from 4 p.m. until midnight, and Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m.

 

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 Monday through Thursday from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 a.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m.

 

Lunar New Year Specials at Mian – Guests can enjoy specialty menu items throughout the month in honor of Lunar New Year at Mian. Specials include a Hong Kong Steak – wok seared 8 oz. sirloin steak with baby bok choy bell peppers and a ginger garlic sauce for $24 +tax; Ocean Seafood Delight – shrimp, scallops and lobster tossed with wok seared Asian vegetables in a white sauce for $29 +tax; and Spicy Chicken and Eggplant – seared chicken with eggplant, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, and sliced mushrooms in a spicy garlic sauce for $22 +tax. Offers available during regular outlet hours while supplies last. Regular menu also available.

 

$5 Five Year Anniversary Specials – In celebration of Rivers Casino’s 5th anniversary, guests can enjoy $5 dollar food and drink specials from February 1 until February 8. Specials include Domestic draft beers at Van Slyck’s, Flipt, and Johnny’s To Go; Tito and Jack Daniels cocktails at Van Slyck’s and The Landing Bar; 2 slices of cheese pizza at Johnny’s To Go; and a Crispy Buffalo Fried Chicken Sandwich at Flipt. Offers available during regular outlet hours of operation while supplies last.

 

Celebrate Big Game Sunday on February 13 with specials at Flipt, Johnny’s To Go and Van Slyck’s.

 

Flipt Big Game Specials – guests can enjoy 10 Chicken Wings, bone-in with blue cheese dressing, carrots and celery or Twin Beef Sliders served with candied bacon jam and smokehouse onion cheese and fries, for $10. Offers available during regular outlet hours while supplies last.

 

Johnny’s To Go Big Game Special – guests can purchase a Buffalo Chicken Stromboli, a creamy buffalo chicken dip rolled in pizza dough and finished with scallion sour cream dressing, for just $8. Offer available during regular outlet hours while supplies last.

 

Van Slyck’s Big Game Specials – guests can purchase Bud, Bud Light, Bud Light Seltzer and Michelob Ultra cans for $4 or Bud Light and Michelob Ultra drafts for $3. Offers available during regular outlet hours while supplies last.

 

Dukes Chophouse Valentine’s Day specials – Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Dukes Chophouse with specialty offerings. Guests can enjoy a Steak Diane – 12 oz. filet over garlic mash potatoes and broccolini for $60; a Pan-seared Cod Loin with red pepper sauce over a bed of rice for $42; a Strawberry Arugula Salad with feta cheese and champagne vinaigrette for $12; and a Molten Chocolate Cake for $9. Offers available during regular outlet hours on February 14, while supplies last. Price does not include tax or gratuity. Regular menu also available.

 

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.

 

Big Game/Great Rate – Special rates starting at $56 on February 13, the night of the Big Game. Reservations available online or call 1 (518) 579-8840.

 

Valentine’s Package – Special flexible rate (starting at $123/night) includes room, complimentary bottle of champagne, and chocolates. Reservations available online or call 1 (518) 579-8840. Offer available for any stay between February 14 and February 18.

 

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/room-packages, 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 1,150 slots, 67 live table games and 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 1,200 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