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Rivers Casino Celebrates One Year Anniversary In July

DES PLAINES, IL (June 27, 2012) – Rivers Casino will celebrate their one year anniversary with exciting gaming promotions, events and entertainment all month long to will cap off an amazing first year.

Throughout July

  • Canopy Buffet Special – 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!
  • $1,000,000 One Year Anniversary Wall      of Cash – 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!

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 the casino before 10:00am on July 18th are guaranteed      a prize and the first 100 guests to enter the Cube will receive a special anniversary      gift, including buffets for a year, tickets to our exclusive, invite-only Jim      Belushi and the Sacred Hearts show or up to $1,000 cash!*
  • Jim Belushi and the Sacred Hearts – Rivers Casino will offer two      special 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 

Sunday, July 29th

  • $1,000,000 One Year Anniversary      Wall of Cash Finale      – All finalists from the month of July and FIVE WILD CARD WINNERS will      participate in our live finale on Sunday, July 29th at 9:00pm      in Cube. To become a wild card winner, play with your Rush Rewards card on      July 29th between 7:00pm and 8:29pm to participate in our      8:30pm wild card drawing. Each finale participant will choose a game piece      from the Wall of Cash finale game board. Each is guaranteed $1,000 and one 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).