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“Five Weeks of Fun” Begins This Month at Rivers

 PITTSBURGH June 30, 2014 The summer season is in full swing, and the hottest food and beverage specials, entertainment and daily gaming promotions are at Rivers Casino.

 Five Weeks of Fun

 On Aug. 9, 2014 Rivers Casino will celebrate its fifth anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, Rivers haslaunched the First Five campaign—recognizing the “Team, Community and You.” Leading up to the big day, players will be treated to “Five Weeks of Fun,” with special events and promotions from July 6—Aug. 9.

$500K Anniversary Payout – From noon on July 6 to 7:50 p.m. on Aug. 9, Rush Rewards Club Members who earn at least 750 same-day base points will have a chance to play in the $500K Anniversary Payout. Guests are eligible to win a variety of prizes including Free Slot Play, extra entries into the Anniversary drawings and souvenirs, all with the chance to win the progressive grand prize. The earning period for each promotional day is 6 a.m.—9:30 p.m.

Progressive Grand Prize – The promotional progressive meter will increase by $1 every time a guest spins. The prize will start at $5,000 and cap at $25,000. If a player receives three “First Five logos” on the pay line, they will win the progressive grand prize. Any money left over at 7:50 p.m. on Aug. 9, will be added to the base prize of $50,000 cash, which will be awarded at the finale anniversary drawing on Aug. 9 at 8 p.m.

Sunday Sunoco Gift Card Drawings – Guests will receive a receipt after each play of the $500K Anniversary Payout, and it will be entered into a drawing at 10 a.m. on July 13, 20, and 27, as well as Aug. 3. In total, 100 winners will be selected to receive a $100 Sunoco gift card.

Saturday Anniversary Drawings –  From July 6—Aug. 9, guests will receive one entry into the anniversary drawings for every 25 points earned. Kiosk check-ins each Saturday will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 7:59 p.m. At each drawing, 10 winners will be selected to win Free Slot Play or a cash prize. Every two hours from noon—8 p.m. on July 12, 19, 26 and Aug. 2, one winner will receive $2,000, two winners will receive $1,500 Free Slot Play, three winners will receive $1,000 Free Slot Play and four winners will get $500 Free Slot Play.

Grand Finale Anniversary Drawing – From July 6 to Aug. 9, guests will receive one entry for every 25 same-day base points earned for a chance to win one of the big prizes. Winners will be drawn on Aug. 9 at 8 p.m., awarding winners with Free Slot Play or cash. The grand prize winner will receive $50,000 cash, plus any rollover from the progressive meter.

 $5,000 Anniversary Slot Tournament Every Wednesday from 1—4 p.m. and Thursday from 6—9 p.m., Rush Rewards members who earn 100 same-day points are eligible to play in the Anniversary Walk-Up Slot Tournament. The top 20 scores in each tournament will win $250 Free Slot Play.

 $15.55 Grand View Buffet Dinner – Cheers to five years! Mondays in July from 3—9 p.m., guests can enjoy a $15.55 dinner special. Enjoy the all-you-can-eat buffet featuring stations of Italian, Asian, Barbecue and more. The buffet also includes a wide selection of salads and desserts.

 Gaming Promotions

 July Birthday Bash – Rush Rewards members can visit the Players Club on your date of birth to receive a free dinner at Grand View Buffet. Additionally, throughout your birthday month, guests can take one free spin at Rivers’ kiosk game for the chance to win Free Slot Play for one year. Other prizes include various amounts of Free Slot Play and Rivers’ souvenirs.


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

High Limit Jackpot Pull Tab – On Mondays in July and on Aug. 4, all Rush Rewards guests who win a taxable jackpot (above $1,200) in the high limit slot area from 6 a.m.—11:59 p.m. will receive a pull tab to win various amounts of Free Slot Play. The pull tab must be redeemed at the Rush Rewards players club from the day after the jackpot until Aug. 4 at 11:59 p.m.

 $25,000 Wild & Crazy Cash Drawing – Earned entries from July 1—31 enter guests for the chance to win a share of $25,000. Entries must be activated by 7:14 p.m. on Aug. 24 for the final drawing. Six winning names will be randomly selected at 7:15 p.m. 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

 In Case You Missed It Gift On Thursday, July 10, Rush Rewards members who earn 1,250 same-day base points starting at 6 a.m. are eligible for a special gift. Gifts are available for pick-up from 10 a.m.—8 p.m. at the promotional kiosk. Guests must show proper identification to claim a gift.

Gift Giveaway – On Sunday, July 6; Thursday, July 17; Thursday, July 24; and Sunday, July 27, invited guests and players who earn 1,250 same-day base points starting at 6 a.m. are eligible to pick up a gift. Receive an all-in-one video camera and MP3 player on July 6, Resolve carpet cleaner on July 17, a Bluetooth speaker on July 24 and a toaster oven on July 27. (All gifts are available while supplies last from 10 a.m.—8 p.m.)

 Pepsi Giveaway On Wednesday, July 30, all guests who earn 50 same-day base points starting at 6 a.m. will be eligible to receive a six-pack of Pepsi, Diet Pepsi or Mountain Dew with a commemorative Rivers and Pepsi cooler bag. Gifts are available for pick-up at the Gift Giveaway center with receipt, from 10 a.m.—8 p.m.  (All gifts are available while supplies last.)

 $10K Jackpot Drawing – Guests who win a taxable jackpot (more than $1,200) from 7:30 p.m. on June 24 through July 30 at 7:30 p.m. will receive an entry into the jackpot drawing for a share of $10,000 Free Slot Play. The drawing will take place on July 30 at 8 p.m., and guests must be playing with their Rush Rewards Club card to be eligible.

Dining and Entertainment

 2 for $25 Thursdays at Wheelhouse – Start your weekend early! Every Thursday this month at Wheelhouse, enjoy two entrées plus one appetizer and one dessert to share for $25.

 Rivers Rumble IV – Former IBF World Champion, Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora, will go toe-to-toe with Three-Time World Title Challenger Hector Velazquez in “Rivers Rumble 4” on Friday, July 11 in Rivers’ outdoor amphitheater. Tickets can be purchased online at or in the Rivers Casino Gift Shop. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and the first bell rings at approximately 7 p.m. All ages are welcome to attend the event in the amphitheater; guests must be 21 years or older to enter Rivers Casino and its parking garage.

 Live on the River Free Summer Concerts – Rivers’ free, outdoor concert series continues this month. All shows begin at 7 p.m. in Rivers’ amphitheater. Check out your favorite acts, including:

  •  Beatlemania Magic – July 3
  • No Bad JuJu – July 4
  • Rascal Flatts Tribute – July 5
  • Nieds Hotel Band – July 17
  • Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers – July 24
  • Chris Higbee – July 31

Visit Levels on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to hear:

  •  Mark Ferrari: July 3
  • Darryl and Kim Askew: July 4
  • Elysium Band Trio: July 5
  • Pete Hewlett and Scott Anderson: July 10
  • John Sarkis Trio: July 11
  • Harry Levicky and Hermie Grenati: July 12
  • Joel Lindsey Trio: July 17
  • Kenny Blake Trio: July 18
  • Nina Sainato Acoustic Duo: July 19
  • Joe Materkowski: July 24
  • Antoinette Duo: July 25
  • Etta Cox Trio: July 26
  • Jason Kendall Duo: July 31

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 more than 2,900 slots, 83 table games, a 30-table poker room, nine distinctive restaurants and bars, a riverside amphitheater, a multipurpose event space, live music performances, free parking, and multiple promotions and giveaways daily. More than $406 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