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Celebrate the New Year All Month Long with Exciting Promotions and Events

PITTSBURGH — Jan. 2, 2014 — At Rivers Casino, the celebration doesn’t have to stop after New Year’s Day. Ring in 2014 all month long by taking advantage of gaming promotions, food and beverage specials and live entertainment that is sure to start your year off right.

Gaming Promotions

$25 Buy-In Blackjack Tournament – Be part of Rivers’ $25 Buy-In Blackjack Tournament starting at 6 p.m. on Mondays throughout January. Players will receive $25,000 in buy-in chips and have their chance to win up to $7,000. Registration begins at 5 p.m. next to Levels.

$25,000 Wild & Crazy Cash Drawing – Earn entries Jan. 1—31 for the chance to win your share of $25,000. Entries will need to be activated by 7:15 p.m. on Feb. 26 (date subject to change) for the final drawing. Six winning names will be randomly selected 15 minutes later. The winners will be asked to select a numbered case on the promotional stage with a mystery cash prize inside each case. Prizes include:

• First Place: $12,000
• Second Place: $7,000
• Third Place: $3,000
• Fourth Place: $2,000
• Fifth Place: $1,000
• Wild Card: $500 Free Slot Play

10 Hands for $10 Blackjack Tournament – On Thursdays this month, players can pay $10 for $10,000 in buy-in chips and the chance to play 10 hands against the dealer. At the end of the tournament, the top six chip earners will win a cash prize. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m. next to Levels, and the tournament begins at 6 p.m.

$10K Jackpot Drawing – Guests who win a jackpot (winning more than $1,200) now through 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 27 will receive an entry into the $10K Jackpot Drawing. Ten names will be chosen on Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. Those winners present at the time of the drawing will share $10,000 Free Slot Play.

$10K High Stakes Drawing – Players who win a suited blackjack in Rivers’ high limits table room now through Jan. 27 will receive an entry for the chance to split $10,000 cash. A drawing will take place on Jan. 27 at 9 p.m. Those winners present at the time of the drawing will share $10,000.

Sunday Gift Giveaway – Every Sunday in January, invited guests and players who earn 1,250 same-day base points are eligible to pick up a gift. Receive a car emergency kit on Jan. 5; an electric skillet on Jan. 12, a Kenneth Cole wallet on Jan. 19, and a three-piece sauce pan set on Jan. 26. (All gifts are available while supplies last from 10 a.m.—8 p.m.)

Grab Bag Giveaway – On Wednesday, Jan. 8, invited guests and Rush Rewards members who earn 1,250 same-day base points will be eligible to pick up a gift. (All gifts are available while supplies last from 10 a.m.—8 p.m.)

New Member Sign Up and Win Promo – Throughout January, all new members who sign up for Rush Rewards will be eligible to swipe at a kiosk and win Free Slot Play or a dining coupon. Guests will win the amount revealed in the kiosk game and one guest will win a top prize of $10,000 Free Slot Play.

Dining and Entertainment

Visit Wheelhouse on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 p.m.—1 a.m. to hear:

• Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers (Rock): Jan. 3
• Chris Higbee (Country): Jan. 4
• In the Mood (Variety): Jan. 17
• No Bad JuJu (Variety): Jan. 18
• Totally 80s (80s): Jan. 24
• Lovebettie (Rock): Jan. 25 (8 p.m.)
• Bill the Kid & The Regulators (Blues/Funk): Jan. 31

Visit Levels on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to hear:

• John Sarkis Trio: Jan. 2
• Claudia Recchio Trio: Jan. 3
• Backseat Driver: Jan. 4
• Scott Anderson: Jan. 9
• Rebecca Kaufman Acoustic Duo: Jan. 10
• Gina Rendina: Jan. 11 & 25
• Jay Wiley of the Hawkeyes: Jan. 16
• Darryl and Kim Askew: Jan. 17 & 30
• Gary Prisby: Jan. 18
• Juan and Erica Acoustic Duo: Jan. 23
• Pete Hewlett-Scott Anderson Duo: Jan. 24
• Nina Sainato Acoustic Duo: Jan. 31

On Tuesdays from 8—10 a.m., guests 55 years or older can enjoy a free breakfast at Grand View Buffet. (Must show a valid ID and Rush Rewards card. Cost is $6.99 for non-card members and those under 55 years of age.)

For complete gaming promotion rules and regulations, stop by the Rush Rewards Club. To learn more about Rivers Casino, visit

Opened in 2009, Rivers Casino has been named “Best Overall Gaming Resort” in Pennsylvania by Casino Player magazine, “Best Overall Casino” in Pennsylvania by Strictly Slots magazine and “Best Casino” by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The casino features nearly 3,000 slots, more than 100 table games, nine distinctive restaurants and bars, a riverside amphitheater, a multi-purpose event space, live music performances, free parking and multiple promotions and giveaways daily. Already, more than $346 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit

Emily Watts
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760 Ext. 308