Playoff action in the Sportsbook and Singer Randy Houser highlight start to 2019

PHILADELPHIA — The new Rivers Casino Philadelphia Sportsbook has all the college and pro football action for guests’ betting and viewing pleasure. Meanwhile, country singer Randy Houser brings his “Magnolia” tour to The Event Center on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. This is just some of the excitement that kicks off the new year at Rivers.

Promotions, Contests & Sweepstakes

$25K Quarterly Jackpot Bonus — Any Rush Rewards member who hits a jackpot of $1,200 or more between January 1 and March 31, will be entered to win their share of $25,000 Free Play. The drawings will take place on Friday, April 12, from 8-9 p.m. with the grand prize winner receiving $10,000 Free Play.

Spin to Win — New Members who sign up for a Rush Rewards card can play Rivers Casino Philadelphia’s Spin to Win Kiosk Game for a chance to win up to $250 Free Play. Limit one spin per new member.

Rivers Casino Philadelphia Sportsbook — The college and pro football playoffs take center stage this month at Philadelphia’s first and only licensed sportsbook. A state-of-the art 14′ x 7′ LED video wall anchors the space, along with 12 additional flat-screen, high-definition monitors for guests viewing pleasure. The sportsbook is open daily from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., while betting kiosks are available 24/7.

Rivers Casino Philadelphia Poker Room

$100,000 Guaranteed Little Rush — The Poker Night in America Poker Room will host a multi-day No Limit Texas Hold’em poker tournament from Jan. 13-19. Day 1 flights (Jan. 13-18) feature 20,000 starting stacks for $150 with two flights each day at noon and 7:00 p.m. Players advancing to Day 2 resume play at noon on Saturday, Jan. 19. Tournament details and multi-table satellite information is available at RiversPoker.com.

No Limit Texas Hold’em December Tournament Schedule*:

11 a.m. Sun. – $150 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool
7 p.m. Mon. – $125 entry, $4,000 guaranteed prize pool
7 p.m. Wed. – $125 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool
11 a.m. Sat. – $45 entry, beginner’s tournament

*Daily tournaments scheduled the week of January 13 will be replaced by the Little Rush tournament.

Daily High Hands — It’s “Thursday Thunder” in Philadelphia’s first and only poker room as Rivers features more than $200,000 worth of high hands in January. On Thursday’s, as well as Monday, Jan. 21, high hands are $500 every 30 minutes from noon to midnight. The high hand promotion is offered daily, and players can win varying amounts ranging from $300 to $500 at selected times.

Bad Beat Jackpot — When the Bad Beat Jackpot hits $50,000, the minimum qualifying hand is quad 6s. Before reaching the capped $50,000 jackpot, the minimum qualifier is quad 10s.

For more information on tournament and promotions, please call the poker room at 215-717-3883, visit RiversPoker.com or stop by the poker desk.

Food & Beverage

Fishtown Hops — Fishtown Hops’ beer garden offers delicious bites including Hoppy Wings, Original Philly House-Made Cheesesteak Rolls, House-Made Fried Mozzarella and more, plus a selection of local brews and craft cocktails. The hours of operation are Sundays through Thursdays from noon to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 2 a.m. Happy hour is every day from 5-7 p.m.

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House — On Fridays and Saturdays in January, guests will enjoy live piano music in the casino’s first-class steakhouse from 6-10 p.m. Thursday’s live music is from 5-9 p.m.

Buck-A-Shuck — $1 oysters, Thursdays from 5-8 p.m.

Events & Entertainment

Randy Houser — Known for his incomparable voice, country singer Randy Houser brings his “Magnolia” tour to The Event Center at Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. Tickets for his show cost from $49 to $69 and are available for purchase at RiversCasino.com.

Fishtown Hops — Dance to live new music and classics by local bands and DJs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on select Fridays and Saturdays at Fishtown Hops:

Friday, Jan. 4: Coast 2 Coast
Saturday, Jan. 5: Eleven Eleven
Friday, Jan. 11: Lost in Paris
Saturday, Jan. 12: Sensational Soul Cruisers
Friday, Jan. 18: GoodMan Fiske
Saturday, Jan. 19: Joe Bachman & The Party
Friday, Jan. 25: Dean Ford & The Beautiful Ones (Prince Tribute)
Saturday, Jan. 26: Split Decision

To stay up-to-date on all entertainment or to learn more about Rivers Casino Philadelphia, please visit RiversCasino.com.


Rivers, which opened in September 2010 as Philly’s casino, features 1,891 slots, 103 table games, a 28-table poker room, fun and unique dining options, riverfront views, and free on-site parking. The casino employs approximately 1,500 people and has been voted a “Best Place to Work” by the Philadelphia Business Journal for seven consecutive years and a “Top Workplace” by Philly.com for six straight years. For more information, visit RiversCasino.com.

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