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Come Out to Rivers Casino To Celebrate Their One Year Anniversary

DES PLAINES, IL (July 11, 2012) – Rivers Casino invites you to come celebrate their one year anniversary on July 17th and July 18th with two days filled with exciting promotions, events and entertainment to cap off an amazing first year.

Tuesday, July 17th

  • Radio Remotes – On Tuesday, July 17th,      WDRV (97.1 FM) and WTMX (101.9 FM) will be live at Rivers Casino. Join The      Drive’s Steve Downes from 12pm to 2pm and The Mix’s Cara Carriveau from      5pm to 7pm outside Rivers Casino to take part in the live appearances and      you can win special prizes, including pairs of tickets to our July 18th      exclusive, invite-only Jim Belushi and the Sacred Hearts show!
  • Rivers Day at Wrigley Field – Come out to Wrigley Field on      Tuesday, July 17th to watch the Chicago Cubs take on the Miami      Marlins at 7:05 pm. All guests entering Wrigley Field (21+) will receive a      deck of Rivers Casino playing cards with a special offer included and fans      sitting in one lucky section will receive a complimentary Canopy buffet offer.      Rivers Casino General Manager Bill Keena and Chicago native Jim Belushi      will throw out ceremonial first pitches and Jim Belushi will sing ‘Take Me      Out to the Ballgame’ during the seventh inning stretch. To purchase your      tickets, go to

Wednesday, July 18th

  • July 18th Anniversary      – Be among the      first to walk into Rivers Casino on July 18th!  All guests entering Cube before 10:00am      on July 18th are guaranteed a gift and the first 100 guests to      enter the casino will receive a special anniversary prize, including buffets      for a year, tickets to our invite-only Jim Belushi and the Sacred Hearts      show or $1,000 cash!*
  • Jim Belushi and the Sacred Hearts – Rivers Casino will offer two exclusive,      invite-only performances on July 18th for VIP guests. Win pairs of tickets by participating in our live radio remotes with WDRV and WTMX  on July 17th or in our Anniversary Giveaway the morning of July 18th.

The celebration continues all month!  Purchase a Canopy buffet and automatically receive a special offer for a complimentary buffet on another day! Cash/credit purchases only. In addition, we’ll feature various birthday cakes on our dessert station all month long!  And of course, you won’t want to miss our $1,000,000 One Year Anniversary Wall of Cash giveaway.  Win your share of over $1,000,000 every Sunday and Wednesday in July. Automatically receive entries based on your play on promotional dates. Drawings will be held at 12p, 2p, 4p, 6p & 8p to announce one winner who will play the $1,000,000 Wall of Cash. Game participants will choose one game piece from the Wall of Cash revealing a cash prize of up to $25,000! Each finalist and five wild card winners will be invited to participate in the Grand Finale on July 29 where each is guaranteed $1,000 and someone is guaranteed to walk away with $100,000!

*See Rush Rewards for full details on all promotions and events. Pending regulatory approval.

About Rivers Casino:

Rivers Casino is the newest gaming destination in Illinois and the first to be introduced since the mid-90’s. 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 options offering guests several food and beverage options as well as entertainment. With easy access from the north, south, east and west of Chicagoland, Rivers Casino is mere minutes away. For more information visit 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).