PHILADELPHIA—March 13, 2020—In the best interests of our Team Members, guests and the Greater Philadelphia community, we are temporarily closing Rivers Casino Philadelphia effective Sunday, March 15, at 11:59PM for fourteen days. Although there have been no known cases of COVID-19 at the property, we are suspending operations out of an abundance of caution and to promote the social distancing recommended by health officials.

We will continue normal payroll for Team Members during the fourteen-day suspension.  

We have been and will continue to carefully follow the advice and guidance of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with state and local public health experts.

The health and well-being of our Team Members, guests and the residents of Southeastern Pennsylvania is our highest priority. We are grateful for their continued support.

We will continue to closely monitor the ever-changing information related to the coronavirus outbreak.

For updates during the temporary closure, please visit RiversCasino.com. Guests can still play their favorite online casino games at BetRivers.com or PlaySugarHouse.com.




Located along the Delaware Riverfront in Philadelphia, Rivers Casino Philadelphia, formerly SugarHouse Casino, features 1,761 slots, 107 table games, 65 hybrid gaming seats, a 28-table poker room and a designated sportsbook area for live sports betting. The casino offers seven distinctive restaurants and bars — among them are Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House, Mian and Geno’s Steaks — riverfront views, live performances in The Event Center, free parking, and promotions and giveaways daily. Rivers, which opened as SugarHouse Casino in 2010, employs approximately 1,700 Team Members and has been voted a great place to work in Philadelphia. Rivers Casino Philadelphia is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit RiversCasino.com/Philadelphia.


Jeff Shurilla
For Rivers Casino Philadelphia
267-932-8760, ext. 304
[email protected]

Jack Horner
For Rivers Casino Philadelphia
267-932-8760, ext. 302
412-600-2295 (mobile)
[email protected]