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Celebrate Summer at Philly’s Casino with New Gaming Promotions and Live Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA — July 1, 2013 — Now that summer is officially here, SugarHouse Casino takes full advantage of its waterfront location with outdoor dining and entertainment specials.

Gaming Promotions

$1 Million Mega Pick Drawing – Your chance to win $1 million cash with SugarHouse’s mega pick drawing will continue during Saturdays in July. Rush Rewards members can visit the designated kiosks at SugarHouse every day to receive one complimentary entry into the drawing. Each entry includes a series of six numbers, which can be randomly selected or chosen by the guest. Then, on Saturdays throughout the month, six random numbers will be chosen at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The more matching numbers guests have on their entries, the more money they win. Match all six and go home with the grand prize of $1 million.

Sweet Bonus Slots – Visit the new Sweet Bonus Slots section of SugarHouse, play your favorite slot machine and you will have a chance to win great surprise gifts including jewelry, gift cards, electronics and free play. Every Rush Rewards member playing in the Sweet Bonus Slots section has a chance to randomly be selected as a winner.

$100,000 New Member Super Slot – Sign up for Rush Rewards in July and you’ll get to spin a giant slot machine with a chance to win up to $100,000. Every spin wins with prizes including gifts and free play.

$25K Christmas in July Sweepstakes – Every Wednesday in July, guests will have the chance to win more than $25,000 in prizes. Each hour, between noon and 8 p.m., one Rush Rewards player will be selected to win prizes such as free play, electronics, lottery tickets and more.

$100K Stars and Stripes Slot Tournament – During Independence Day weekend, Thursday, July 4 through Sunday, July 7, SugarHouse guests are invited to participate in a slot tournament between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. each day. The 25 highest scoring participants per day will be awarded cash and free play prizes.

For complete gaming promotion rules and regulations, stop by the Rush Rewards Center.

Food & Beverage Specials

Watch the Phillies at SugarHouse – During every Phillies game, enjoy $2 hot dogs and $2 Bud Lights at The Refinery restaurant and bar. Plus, watch the games on any of SugarHouse’s 1,600 slot machine TVs or 140 LCD screens throughout the casino. After the game’s broadcast on PHL17, catch the Phillies Post Game Show at the Refinery bar with hosts Mike Missanelli, John Clark, Marty Bystrom and Phillies legend Larry Bowa.

Happy Hour – Start the weekend off with Happy Hour at SugarHouse Casino. Every Friday and Saturday enjoy $2 beer, $3 wine and $4 cocktails from 7:30—9:30 p.m.

Events & Entertainment

Summer Concert Series – All summer long, Friday and Saturday night from 5 p.m. to midnight, guests can lounge, dance and dine outdoors on the beautiful waterfront while listening to the sounds of Philly’s favorite bands during the Casino’s free outdoor summer concert series. Performers include some of the area’s biggest groups like Don’t Call Me Francis, The Sensational Soul Cruisers, The Heartbeats and The Exceptions. The series kicks off July 5, with a fireworks display at 9 p.m., and continues every Friday and Saturday through Sept. 7. Enjoy happy hour from 5—8:30 p.m. and dance the night away as the bands take the stage from 8:30—midnight. Then, the fun continues with a live DJ inside The Refinery restaurant until 1:30 a.m.
Third Thursday Food Fest – Every third Thursday throughout the summer is Food Fest at SugarHouse Casino. Thursday, July 18 from 6—10 p.m., a live DJ and nearly a dozen food trucks park along the Casino’s riverfront walking path. Come hungry and enjoy summer nights filled with the flavors of local food truck royalty such as 2013 Vendy Award Winner, Cow and the Curd, KAMI, and Lil Dan’s Gourmet Food Truck.

Live Music – He’s Philly’s own “Geator with the Heater” and he’s spinning tunes every Wednesday at SugarHouse on Rockin’ with Jerry Blavat Wednesdays. The renowned radio disc jockey and music legend performs at The Refinery restaurant from 5—7 p.m.

Every Thursday from 5—8 p.m., bust a move at SugarHouse with DJ Jimmy Lamb, followed by favorite local crooners Eddie Bruce & Friends. Eddie brings classic jazz and swing standards to life with his performance from 8 p.m. to midnight in The Refinery.

As the weekend winds down, relax, dine and enjoy the views from the riverfront while listening to live music on The Waterfront deck between noon and 6 p.m. every Sunday in July.

To see the complete entertainment lineup of bands scheduled to perform each week at SugarHouse, visit To learn more about SugarHouse Casino, visit

SugarHouse, which opened in September 2010 as Philadelphia’s first casino, features 1,602 slots, up to 54 table games, fun and unique dining options, riverfront views and free on-site parking. The casino employs approximately 1,000 people, and for two consecutive years has been voted a “Top Workplace” in The Philadelphia Inquirer and a “Best Place to Work” in the Philadelphia Business Journal. For more information, visit

Leigh Whitaker
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Mike Gross
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