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Casino Adds to the Excitement of Summer with Gaming Promotions and Fun-filled Events 

PHILADELPHIA — May 31, 2013 — It’s the first month of summer and SugarHouse Casino is prepared to kick-start the season with food, games and live entertainment.

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 June. Rush Rewards members can visit the 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.

$25K Wild & Crazy Cash Sweepstakes – Throughout the month, guests can earn entries for the chance to win a share of $25,000 cash before the drawing on Friday, July 12, at 7:15 p.m., when five winners will be selected. Once chosen, the winners will each pick a ball out of the prize box numbered one through five. The number will correspond to a case with a mystery cash prize inside. As a bonus at the end of the promotion, one wild card winner will be chosen to win $500 free play.

June Cash Bash – Beginning June 1 at 6 a.m. through June 21 at midnight, for every 50 points earned, participants can earn $10 cash. To redeem cash, guests can visit any Rush Rewards kiosk on Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29, between 7 and 10 p.m.

The Great Gas Giveaway – Every Wednesday in June, guests can earn entries into the $20K Great Gas Giveaway. Every hour between noon and 8 p.m., one participant will be chosen to win a $250 gas gift card. The lucky 8 p.m. winner will receive a $1,000 gas gift card.

New Member Promotion – Starting June 17, participants who sign up for a Rush Rewards card have the chance to win up to $100,000 in cash when they play the Super Slot Kiosk Game. New members are guaranteed to win a prize or a variable amount in free play, which means everyone will walk away a winner.

$35K Drive into Summer Sweepstakes – Kick-off summer with a brand new 2013 Ford Mustang V6 Convertible. Throughout the month, guests can earn entries for a chance to win a new car or their share of over $10,000 in free play. Drawings will take place on Friday, June 21, between 6 and 10 p.m.

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

Food & Beverage Specials

Philly Beer Week – Philadelphia has quickly become world renowned for its beer scene, and what better way to celebrate it than with the city’s own annual Philly Beer Week (PBW), which begins today. SugarHouse will kick-off the highly anticipated event by transporting the iconic “Hammer of Glory” around the participating bars scattered throughout the city—including SugarHouse’s own Refinery restaurant and bar.

Throughout the week, enthusiasts can head to the casino for great PBW promotions. Make a food or beverage purchase of at least $10 from The Refinery’s special menu and receive $25 of match play. In addition, on June 2 and 9 at 7 p.m., visit SugarHouse for a Victory Beer Dinner for $40 per person. Enjoy a delicious four-course menu, along with six-ounce samples of Victory beer. Plus, all guests walk away with a souvenir glass. The local brewery event is by reservation only and guests can RSVP by calling 215-717-3894.

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

Sugarcoated Celebrities – Enjoy a night of singing, dancing and non-stop laughing with a dynamic diva celebration on June 6.  Brittany Lynn and the Drag Mafia will host Sugarcoated Celebrities at SugarHouse Casino. Tickets cost $10, and $5 from each ticket benefits Manna, an organization that prepares and delivers nourishing meals, empowering individuals to battle illness and improve their quality of life. Tickets include appetizers, one free drink and $10 free play for all new members.

Sports Memorabilia Showcase – Sports Vault is bringing a wide selection of showcased sports memorabilia to SugarHouse Casino June 13—15 from noon until 8 p.m. and June 16 from 10 a.m.—6 p.m. on The Waterfront deck. The event will offer autographed items from
today’s local and national sports superstars, as well as timeless sports legends.

Food Fest – Every third Thursday throughout the summer, beginning June 20, it’s Food Fest at SugarHouse Casino. Nearly a dozen food trucks plus a live DJ will be parked along the Casino’s riverfront walking path. Come hungry and enjoy the summer nights with Philly favorites such as PJ’s Food Truck, Bonjour Creperie, Reuben on Rye and more.

Philly on the Rocks – On Thursday, June 27 it’s a cocktail competition on the waterfront during Philly on the Rocks. Tickets are $25 and include appetizers, a live DJ and 20 cocktail samples. Guests will be able to vote on which one of the 20 cocktails are their favorite and the winning drink will be featured on SugarHouse’s Refinery restaurant and bar menu throughout the summer. Proceeds will benefit Career Wardrobe, an organization providing women in Philadelphia with the clothing, career skills and confidence necessary to transition to work.

Live Music Wednesday through Saturday – He’s Philly’s own “Geator with the Heater” and he’s spinning tunes every week at SugarHouse on Rockin’ with Jerry Blavat Wednesdays. The renowned radio disc jockey and 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.

Start the weekend off at SugarHouse with acoustic duos on Fridays from 6—9:30 p.m. in The Refinery. Then, let loose with the Friday Night Dance Party until 1 a.m., featuring some of the area’s biggest bands like Don’t Call Me Francis and The Sensational Soul Cruisers.

From 6:30—9:30 p.m. get your grove on at SugarHouse as the casino hosts Acoustic Saturdays. The band will strum the night away while you dance to some of your favorite guitar classics. Starting at 9:30 p.m., the laid back vibe will transform to a dance-heavy party as the Jersey Shore invades! Jersey Shore Invasion will take place every Saturday until 1 a.m.

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


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