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DES PLAINES, IL (May 1, 2014) – Rivers Casino has a full line-up of brand new promotions, events and entertainment this May. Make sure to get in on the winning! Rivers Casino is the jackpot capital of Chicagoland, paying out over $130 million in jackpots in 2013 with more winners each day.

Slide into over $60,000 each weekend in the Batting for Cash Giveaway! Rush Rewards card holders can activate their free entry at any promotional kiosk from 3:00pm to 9:59pm every Friday & Saturday.  Drawings will be held every 30 minutes from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.  110 winners total!.

Make sure not to miss the Cinco De Mayo Giveaway on Monday, May 5th. Drawings will take place at 5:00pm and 7:00pm. Rush Rewards card holders can activate their free entry at any promotional kiosk from 3:00pm to 4:59pm for the 5:00pm drawing when one winner will receive a $4000 getaway vacation and from 5:00pm to 6:59pm for the 7:00pm drawing when five lucky winners will win $500 each.

In honor of National Burger Month, Flipt will offer a different hamburger creation each day in the month for $10, including favorites like the Southwest Turkey (signature turkey patty topped with pepper jack cheese, guacamole, pico de gallo, lettuce and tortilla strings), the Carnivore (¼ lb. beef patty, ¼ lb. turkey patty, American and Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, ketchup, mustard and Rivers sauce), the Teriyaki (soy glazed signature beef patty with avocado, pickled ginger, Asian slaw, and wasabi mayo). the French Connection (signature beef patty with brie cheese, caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato and sliced pear) and the Imitator (two ¼ lb. beef patties, 1000 island dressing, American cheese, lettuce, tomato and pickle on a sesame seed bun).

To kick off Burger Month, world record-holding professional eater Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti will showcase how fast he can eat five Rivers burgers and five orders of fries in Flipt on Wednesday, April 30th at 4:00pm.   The burger eating showcase is free and open to the public.  Additionally, each Thursday in May at 5:00pm, 7:00pm and 9:00pm, Rivers will offer an open to the public burger eating competition where anyone can try to beat the time set by “Deep Dish,”.  The entry fee is $75, which covers the five Rivers burgers and five orders of fries that will have to be eaten during the competition time. The first person to beat the time set by “Deep Dish” will receive a $5,000 prize. Anyone beating the time after the $5,000 prize is awarded, or anyone who comes within 5 minutes of the time set by “Deep Dish” will receive burgers for a year and their entry fee refunded.  Guests that finish their entire meal within an hour will be refunded the $75 entry fee.

55 or over? Make sure not to miss out on Club 55 has to offer in May.  Come out to Rivers Casino on May 5th, 12th & 19th and swipe your Rush Rewards card at a promotional kiosk between 9:00am and 2:00pm for a chance to participate in the Club 55 Spin for FREE Buffets. Earn five points between 9:00am and 2:00pm and spin the promotional kiosk wheel for a chance to receive two free buffets, one free buffet or a buy one, get one offer. As a special bonus, all Rush Rewards members aged 55 plus will receive complimentary valet parking from 9:00am to 12:00pm on each of the Club 55 promotional dates.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Rivers Casino with a very special Mother’s Day buffet, as well as a special gift for the first 500 moms. The special Canopy Buffet menu will include prime rib, slow roasted pit ham, grilled asparagus, oysters Rockefeller and coconut fried shrimp.  Special desserts will include lemon bars, chocolate dipped strawberries, chocolate eclairs, chocolate flourless cake and homemade strawberry short cake.  Toast mom with Mother’s Day Bloody Marys for $5 or Prosecco Mimosas for $5.

If you’re looking for a high energy night spot, stop by Cube in May to hear your favorite local bands on Thursdays from 9:00pm to midnight and on Fridays from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.   Cube is also proud to partner with DJ Julian “Jumpin” Perez’s Jumpin’ Events. Catch Julian “Jumpin” Perez and other local DJs on Thursdays from 12:00am to 2:00am, Fridays from 11:00pm to 4:00am and Saturdays from 9:00pm to 4:00am. Cube is the perfect spot for your next Happy Hour.  Make sure to stop by Monday through Thursday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm for 50% off your total food order.  While you’re in Cube, enjoy Rivers Casino’s May beer of the month – 20 oz. Bell’s Oberon for $4. View the full May entertainment schedule at

Let your inner diva shine in our Dressed to Kill Karaoke Contest on Sundays, May 4th, 11th & 18th between 7:00pm and 9:00pm in Cube.  Registration begins at 6:30pm and the first 20 guests to sign up each week will sing karaoke in front of a panel of judges.  Costumes are encouraged!  The top five contestants each week will advance to the final round on Sunday, May 18th when the top 10 competitors will randomly select an envelope with a karaoke song to sing.  First place wins a pair of tickets from Chicago’s 100.3FM to Cher’s Dressed to Kill tour at the Allstate Arena on June 7, 2014.

Is boxing more your thing?  Come to Cube on Saturday, May 3rd beginning at 7:00pm to watch the Mayweather vs. Maidana Fight. We’ll offer $6 specialty cocktails like “Pretty Boy Money” and “The Argentinian”, $3 Lime-a-ritas and Straw-ber-ritas, $4 Coronas Bottles and $3 food specials including tamales, steak quesadillas, nachos, pretzels and more. Plus, the Corona Girls will be on hand from 10:00pm to 12:00am. A $25 cover will apply.



Rivers Casino is the newest casino in Illinois.  The state-of-the-art 147,000 sq. ft. facility has over 1,000 of the newest slots and nearly 50 exciting table games.  Rivers Casino boasts seven restaurants and a variety of entertainment options. With easy access from the North, South, East and West of Chicagoland, Rivers Casino is mere minutes away. For more information visit  Visit Rush Rewards for promotional rules.  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).




Jill Katz