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DES PLAINES, IL (December 1, 2012) – It may be cold outside but the excitement Rivers Casino is just heating up!  We have a full line up of exciting gaming promotions, events and entertainment planned all month long.

$1,000,000 Jingle Bell Drop – Do you want to be our next millionaire? Take part in our $1,000,000 Jingle Bell Drop Giveaway drawings on Sundays and Thursdays in December. On Sundays, one drawing winner will be selected every hour between 10am and 6 pm. On Thursdays, one drawing winner selected every hour between 12pm and 8 pm.  Each drawing winner will have the opportunity to win $1,000,000 by dropping a series of discs onto our game board! All Rush Rewards members can receive one free entry per promotional date.  Entries may be picked up in Lotus Sundays from 9am – 5:30pm and Thursdays from 10am – 7:30pm. Not a Rush Rewards member? Sign up today! Through 12/23.

Looking for a place to enjoy a nice holiday dinner with family or friends? Join us in Canopy Buffet for a special holiday menu all month long. Our holiday menu features traditional favorites such as butternut squash ravioli with brandy & nutmeg cream sauce, oven roasted herb rubbed turkey with cranberry relish, prime rib of beef with horseradish cream & rosemary au jus, maple whipped sweet potatoes, candied pecans and marshmallow topping, savory bread stuffing, classic mac & cheese with Ritz cracker topping and for dessert, pumpkin cognac cheesecake, mini pumpkin pie, mini pecan pie and cranberry mousse.

If you’re looking for something a little more high energy, stop by Cube in December to hear your favorite local bands, including Country Night Tuesdays and live cover bands on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy beer specials on Thursdays including $3 Miller Lite, MGD, Budweiser, Bud Light and Coors Light and enjoy Cube’s Beer of Month – 20 oz. Leinenkugel Snowdrift Vanilla Porter & Bell’s Amber Ale for $4. Cube is also proud to partner with DJ Julian “Jumpin” Perez’s Jumpin Events. Catch Julian “Jumpin” Perez and other local DJs on Thursdays until 2:00am and Fridays & Saturdays until 4:00am.

Cube is also the best place to catch all of the football action, all season long. Sundays and Mondays, treat yourself to specials like $0.50 chicken wings and tenders, $2 sliders and Chicago-style hot dogs, $3 Miller Lite, MGD, Corona, Corona Light, Budweiser, Bud Light and Coors Light and more! And, of course, you won’t miss a minute of the football action since Cube offers 27 LCD televisions and a 185” big screen. Stick around after the game to participate in (or just view!) karaoke night on Sunday nights until 2:00am in Cube through 12/23.

Looking for a hot spot to catch the Pacquiao/Martinez fight? Come to Cube on Saturday, December 8th to watch the highly anticipated rematch of these long time boxing rivals. Doors open at 7:00pm. We’ll offer specials like $3 Rivers Ale Draft, $5 specialty cocktails (“the Pacman” and “the Dinamita”), $5 house-made Chicken Burritos, Crispy Nachos and Cheeseburgers and $4 chicken wings and $3 hotdogs. $20 cover will apply.

NEW YEARS EVE – Come out to Rivers Casino to Ring in the New Year in style.  On Monday, December 31st Rivers will be hosting the ultimate New Year’s Eve celebration, including food and beverage specials and entertainment throughout the floor. Guests will be treated to a special midnight celebration, featuring party favors, confetti cannons and thousands of balloons dropping from the ceiling.

Canopy Buffet will be serving a special New Year’s Eve buffet for $39.00 per person from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  The New Year’s Eve buffet will include oysters, chilled, steamed mussels, chilled, poached half lobsters, carved, roasted prime rib, New York strip steaks, char-grilled lamb chops.  A special late night breakfast buffet will be offered for $12.00 per person from 1:00 am to 4:00 am.

Other food and beverage specials will be offered on New Year’s Eve, including a Surf & Turf burger and a seared Atlantic salmon sandwich in Flipt and $3 champagne throughout the casino. Flipt will also serve late-night breakfast sandwiches for $4 from 1:00 am until close.

Looking for a high energy spot to dance the night away? Lotus Bar will feature DJs from 8:00 pm to 3:00 am, including a special appearance by Julian Jumpin’ Perez.  Cube will host Maggie Speaks from 1:00 am to 4:00 am in addition to a DJ.  Dancers will energize the crowd throughout the casino all night long.  Special group packages at both bars are also available. For inquiries or more information, please visit or contact

About Rivers Casino:

Rivers Casino is the newest gaming destination in the State of Illinois. The state-of-art 147,000 sq. ft. facility has nearly 1,050 of the newest slots and nearly 50 exciting table games. Rivers boasts seven dining and entertainment options. With easy access from the north, south, east and west of Chicagoland, Rivers Casino is mere minutes away. For more information visit Visit Rush Rewards for promotional rules. Must be 21. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537).


Jill Katz