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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day And Enjoy March Mayhem at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 08.31.22

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day And Enjoy March Mayhem  at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

 

Schenectady, NY (February 1, 2022) – Guests in March can win big, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy all the college hoops action with food and drink specials, along with exciting gaming promotions, amazing entertainment, and special room rates at The Landing Hotel.

 

This month’s highlights include a chance to win CASH during the Luck of the Punch Giveaway, intense mixed martial arts action at Cage Wars 51, a night of country classics with The Oak Ridge Boys, a free UFC pay-per-view event, and free Rivers basketball jerseys for guests who bet $100 or more on a college hoops tournament game.

 

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 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. This month’s poker room promotions include daily High Hand giveaways where players have the chance to win up to $2,500 in Poker Chips.

 

Luck of the Punch Giveaway – Every Friday at 8 p.m. in March, 5 Rush Rewards guests who are actively playing with their Rush Reward card at a valid slot or video poker machine will be selected to punch the punchboard for a chance to win cash prizes, top prize is $5,000 Cash.

 

St. Patrick’s Day 3X Multiplier – In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Rush Rewards members can visit a promotional kiosk to swipe and activate a 3x Point Multiplier. Offer valid only on March 17.

 

Young at Heart Wednesdays – 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 – , 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. 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.

 

Cage Wars 51 (Friday, March 11) – Following a series of prior sold-out competitions, Cage Wars  returns to the Rivers Casino Event Center. Cage Wars 51, sponsored by Sticker Mule, features  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 at CageWarsMMA.com and start at $56 plus fees. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the fights begin at 8 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.

 

Previously announced entertainment:

 

Professional Boxing (Saturday, April 9, 2022) – For the first time since September of 2017, professional boxing returns to the Rivers Casino Event Center. Presented by Star Boxing®, the action-packed seven card fight night includes an epic battle for the WBC Continental Americas & NABA Gold Cruiserweight Title featuring Italy’s Simone Federici (18-2-1 8KO’s) and Ukraine native Lyubomyr Pinchuk (14-2-1 8KO’s). Tickets start at $50 and are on sale at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the fights start at 8 p.m.

 

Aaron Lewis (Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16, 2022) (SOLD OUT) – Outlaw country star Aaron Lewis brings his acoustic Frayed at Both Ends tour to the Rivers Casino Event Center for two SOLD OUT shows. Known for his impassioned live shows, Lewis will electrify fans with a special evening filled with his critically acclaimed country tunes. 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 all the upcoming College Basketball Tournament games. 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.

 

Rivers Sweet Basketball Jersey Giveaway – Rush Rewards guests who place a sports wager of $100 or more on a college basketball tournament game between Thursday, March 17 and Thursday March 31 at the Rivers Sportsbook will be eligible to receive a Rivers Basketball Jersey. Eligible bets slips can be redeemed at Rush Rewards during regular hours of operation. Jerseys available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last from March 17 until March 31. Limit one jersey per guest, per day.

 

UFC 272 Pay-Per-View – On Saturday, March 5, guests will be able to enjoy the UFC 272 Pay-Per-View featuring Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal 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.

 

March College Basketball Tournament Beer Specials – Guests can enjoy beer specials sponsored by Miller Coors at Van Slyck’s and The Landing Bar throughout the March College Basketball Tournament from March 15 until April 4. Guests can purchase buckets of Miller Lite, Coors Light, or Blue Moon for $22, pints for $5 at Van Slyck’s, and 16-ounce cans for $5 at The Landing Bar. Specials available during game times only, except after 7 p.m. on Friday or Saturday night.

 

Flipt St. Patrick’s Day Specials – On March 17, guests at Flipt can enjoy slow cooked Corned Beef and Cabbage served with red potatoes and baby carrots finished with chef’s whole grain mustard sauce for $20 +tax; Beer Battered Cod Fillet served with fries and coleslaw and finished with a sweet pickle aioli for $17 +tax; and a Mint Flavored Shamrock Shake topped with whip cream and crumbled mint cookies for $6 +tax. Offers available during regular outlet hours while supplies last.

 

*Van Slyck’s and Dukes Bar St. Patrick’s Day Drink Specials – On March 17, Guests can purchase Guinness Drafts or Jameson Cocktails at Van Slyck’s or Dukes Bar for $5. The first 50 people to purchase a Guinness will also get to keep the glass. Offers available during regular outlet hours 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.

 

March Mayhem Rate – In honor of the March college basketball tournament guests can enjoy an exclusive rate starting at $64/night between Thursday, March 17 and Sunday March 20. Use online code HOOPS22 or call 1 (518) 579-8840 and mention code for reservations. 2 night minimum stay required.

 

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 1,050 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 1,200 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