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Casino Provides $18,000 to Local Veterans Group and Free Buffet for Military Personnel

PITTSBURGH – Nov. 8, 2013 – Rivers Casino is kicking off the holiday season by saying “thanks” to our troops and giving back to the men and women who keep our country safe.

Earlier this month, Rivers partnered with Operation Troop Appreciation (OTA), a group dedicated to providing soldiers with items from their wish lists. On Nov. 2 and 3, players that donated $10 to OTA received $10 Free Slot Play. In total, Rivers’ players and Team Members generated nearly $18,000 for OTA. The money will be used to send clothing, linens, snacks, entertainment items and other morale-boosting goodies to those serving our country abroad.

Rivers Casino will continue to give thanks to our troops by offering a free lunch buffet on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11. All service men and women, active and retired, are invited to receive this free lunch at Grand View Buffet from 11 a.m.—3 p.m. All attendees must present a military ID or Veterans Card to be eligible.

“Our players and Team Members showed great enthusiasm for this cause, and these initiatives are just small ways to say ‘thank you’,” said Craig Clark, Rivers Casino’s General Manager. “We’re honored to partner with Operation Troop Appreciation and assist with their efforts to serve military personnel.”

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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 multipurpose 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