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While the Temperature Drops, Rivers Heats Things up with Giveaways and Free Slot Play

PITTSBURGH October 31, 2012 Celebrate this November with gaming promotions, food and beverage specials, and exciting entertainment at Rivers Casino. Try your luck with Gobbles of Free Slot Play or start shopping early at Rivers’ holiday gift shop.

Gaming Promotions

Holiday Gift Shop Multiplier Celebrate multiplier Mondays every week at Rivers beginning Nov. 5. Guests playing slots with their Rush Rewards card are eligible for 10x multiplier points on Nov. 5, 12 and 19 from 12 a.m.—11:59 p.m.

New Member Kiosk Promo – All new members who sign up for a Rush Rewards Players Club Card are eligible to swipe their card at the kiosk for $10 free slot play and the chance to win up to $500 in Rivers’ kiosk wheel game.

Gobble Up Free Slot Play – All Rush Rewards members can gobble up free slot play, from $10—$5,000, every Tuesday in November. Players must swipe in at the kiosk between 12 a.m. and 11:59 p.m.

Thanksgiving Gifts – On Tuesday Nov. 6, 13 and 20, invited guests and players that earn 500 same-day base points are eligible to pick up a turkey day gift. Enjoy Oneida silverware on Nov. 6, a gravy boat, sugar bowl and creamer set on Nov. 13 and a turkey platter on Nov. 20. All gifts are available while supplies last.

Fall into Fortune Slot Tournament – Every Wednesday in November, Rush Rewards members can register for Rivers’ slot tournament. Tournaments run from 11 a.m.—7 p.m., with three-minute sessions occurring every 20 minutes. Players must have earned 250 same-day base points to be eligible. Signature Members, military personnel and veterans (must show military ID) play for free. The top five participants from each session will earn Free Slot Play.

$15,000 Big Winner Drawing – Guests who score a jackpot (winning more than $1,200 on a slot machine) or a suited blackjack floor-wide now through 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 27, will receive an entry into the $15,000 Big Winner Drawing. Ten names will be chosen on Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. Those winners present at the time of the drawing will share $15,000.

Wild & Crazy Cash Drawing – Entries earned in October will need to be activated by 7 p.m. on Nov. 24 for the final drawing. Five 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 from $1,000—$12,000 inside each case. A wild card winner will also be selected to win $500 free slot play.

$10,000 Steelers Post Game Drawing – Guests can begin earning points at 6 a.m. on Nov. 1, up until 90 minutes after the end of the Steeler’s game on Nov. 18 for their chance to pick a football worth up to $5,000. Check-in will begin on game day at the start of the fourth quarter and continue until 10 minutes prior to the drawing. Ten players will be randomly chosen to participate.

$365,000 Pigskin Pick ‘em – Now through Dec. 30, 2012, guests can submit picks each week for winners of Sunday and Monday night football games. Entry is free for Rush Rewards members, and players can check their weekly status online and at the Pro Challenge Kiosk promotional area every Tuesday after 12 p.m. The top five contestants with the most correct picks each week will receive cash prizes. Players who place 6th to 100th will receive free slot play. If the cash prize winners are present on Tuesdays from 12—12:30 p.m. their cash prize will double.

Pluck for Luck – Earn entries from Nov. 1 at 6 a.m. through Nov. 17 at 7:50 p.m. toward the Pluck for Luck. On Nov. 3, 10 and 17, drawings will be held at 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., and 8 p.m. Ten lucky winners will be selected at each drawing, and two winners will be invited to pick a feather for the chance to win up to $10,000 cash and free slot play prizes. If no one picks the $10,000 feather, it will roll over to the following week.

Veterans Day T-Shirt Giveaway – Beginning at 9 a.m. on Nov. 12, Rivers will give out t-shirts to honor veterans and military personnel. All Rush Rewards members are eligible, and shirts will be distributed while supplies last. One t-shirt per person. Must be a Rush Rewards Players Club member.

Turkey and Ham Giveaway – Invited guests and Rush Rewards players that earn 500 same-day base points, are eligible for a turkey or ham voucher on Nov. 18. Base points must be earned from 6 a.m.—11:59 p.m. Earn 500 same day base points and receive a free turkey or ham voucher. Earn 1,000 same day base points and receive a free turkey and ham voucher.

Holiday Gift Shop – Rush Rewards members can redeem their points for gifts at the Rivers Casino Holiday Shop. Visit the casino’s Banquet Room on Nov. 26, 27 and 28 from 12—8 p.m. to get a head start on holiday shopping.


            To celebrate America’s service men and women, Rivers will offer a free buffet on Nov. 12 from 11 a.m.—3 p.m. for all veterans and military personnel. Guests must show their military ID to receive the free buffet. The first 400 veterans will also receive a free flag set.

On Tuesdays from 8—10 a.m., guests 55 years or older can eat for free at Grand View Buffet. (Must show a valid ID and Rush Rewards card.)

Start the weekend off right on Fridays at Grandview Buffet, which offers a fresh fish and seafood buffet from 4—10 p.m. ($27.95 per person). On Saturdays in November the buffet at Rivers Casino will host BBQ night from 4—10 p.m. ($21.95 per person), which includes a variety of smoked BBQ meats and sides. Every Sunday this month, the buffet will hold brunch from 10:30 a.m.—3 p.m. ($19.95 per person), which includes an omelet station, smoked salmon, lavish pastries and rib-eye steaks.

Special Events and Entertainment

            Get into the holiday spirit with Eddie Money, Edgar Winter and John Cafferty at Jingle Bell Rock, held in Rivers’ Banquet Room on Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets are $55 plus        applicable fees, and can be purchased online at or in the casino Gift Shop.         

Drum Bar is the place to be on the weekends. Every Friday, Rivers Casino is taking you back to the 80s. From 9:30 p.m.—1:30 a.m., guests can enjoy drink specials and dance to their favorite 80s hit songs.

UFC 154 featuring Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit will be showcased on Nov. 17 in Wheelhouse Bar & Grill. Enjoy food and drink specials while watching the fight on the ‘Burgh’s largest hi-def screen.

Visit Wheelhouse on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m.—1 a.m. to hear:

  • Smokin’ Section: Nov. 2
  • Walk of Shame: Nov. 3
  • Finally Free: Nov. 9
  • No Bad JuJu: Nov. 10
  • Ginger Beards: Nov. 16
  • Night Life: Nov. 23
  • NOMaD: Nov. 24
  • Lyndsey Smith: Nov. 30

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, 116 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 $245 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