March Mania and Vocalist Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti highlight monthly offerings

PHILADELPHIA — March 1, 2019 — The Rivers Casino Philadelphia Sportsbook has all the action for guests’ betting and viewing pleasure for March Mania. Meanwhile, powerhouse vocalist Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti brings his flawless singing to The Event Center on Friday, March 23, at 8 p.m. These are just some of the many offerings in store this March at Rivers Casino Philadelphia.

March Mania

Rivers Sportsbook — Win big and watch college basketball’s biggest tournament at Philadelphia’s first licensed sportsbook. From March 21 through April 8, the Rivers Sportsbook will host March Mania viewing during all tournament games from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. On high volume days, the Sportsbook is reserve-only, but you can reserve a seat in advance any day. Table seats must be requested for a minimum period of four hours with a minimum of $50 food and beverage spend per person (plus gratuity). Club seats must be requested for a minimum period of four hours with a daily minimum bet per ticket. Club chair reservations can be made in person at the Sportsbooks, while all table reservations can be made at RiversCasino.com.

Fishtown Hops — Fishtown Hops is your game-watch destination for college basketball’s biggest tournament. Viewing is open to guests 21 and over during every tournament game. In addition to regular menu items, Fishtown Hops is offering a wide range of food and beverage specials such as $5 breakfast sandwiches, $.50 wings, $5 Nachos, $1 Hot Dogs, $5 Chicken Cheese Steaks and $3 Miller Lite. On Thursday, March 21, Fishtown Hops is hosting a tournament tipoff celebration featuring giveaways and more.

Promotions, Contests and Sweepstakes

Asian Gaming Sweepstakes — From Friday, March 1, through Thursday, March 28, guests playing Asian table games in pits 1, 2 and 11 are eligible to win their share of $10,000 cash at the final drawing beginning at 10 p.m. on Thursday, March 28.

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

$5K Jackpot Winners’ High Limit Lounge Pass — Any Rush Rewards member who hits a jackpot of $5,000 or more between March 1 and March 31 will be eligible for a one time pass to the High Limit Lounge.

$25K Shamrockin’ Slots — On Saturday, March 2 between noon and 8 p.m., one lucky bank of slot machines will be randomly selected every 30 minutes for players to win their share of $1,500 Free Slot Play. Guests must be playing with their Rush Rewards player’s card to be eligible.

$1 Million Mega Pick — Starting Friday, March 1, Rush Rewards Members can visit a kiosk each week for one free entry into the $1 Million Mega Pick Drawing. Drawings will take place every Wednesday in March at 4 p.m. Six random numbers will be chosen from the Mega Pick Machine Ball Blower. Match at least 2 of the 6 numbers to win a prize. Guests who match all six numbers win $1 million.

$7,500 Weekly Blackjack Tournament – Rush Rewards Members are invited to participate in the free entry weekly Blackjack tournament each Thursday in March from 6-10 p.m. to win their share of $7,500 cash. 

Rivers Casino Philadelphia Poker Room

No-Limit Texas Hold ’em March Tournament Schedule:

  • 11 a.m. Sundays — $150 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool
  • 7 p.m. Mondays — $125 entry, $4,000 guaranteed prize pool
  • 7 p.m. Wednesdays — $125 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool
  • 11 a.m. Saturdays — $45 entry, beginners’ 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 March. On Thursdays, 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 $200 to $500 at selected times.

Bad Beat Jackpot — During high hand periods, the minimum qualifying hand for the Bad Beat Jackpot is quad 6s. At all other times, the minimum qualifying hand is quad 2s.

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

Food and Beverage

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

  • Buck-a-Shuck — $1 oysters, Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m.

Events and Entertainment

Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti — Powerhouse vocalist, Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti, best known for belting Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” on Season 11 of “America’s Got Talent,” is bringing his flawless vocals of the Great American Songbook to The Event Center at Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Saturday, March 23, at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $29 to $49 and are available for purchase at RiversCasino.com.

The Main Course — On Thursday, March 28, Rivers Casino Philadelphia is hosting “The Main Course” dining event at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House. The event is a private dining, guided culinary experience with Executive Chef Andrew Pearce. Elevate your cooking to the next level and learn all about how Chef Andrew Pearce creates his upscale dining experience. Tickets are available to purchase on RiversCasino.com.

Red Cross Blood Drive — On Wednesday, March 13, Rivers Casino Philadelphia is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive in The Event Center from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The blood drive is open to all interested participants.

Boxing Weigh In and Fight Night — Kings Promotions presents Friday night boxing featuring Anvar Yunusov in The Event Center at Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Friday, March 29, at 7 p.m. The weigh in will be held in The Event Center on Thursday, March 28 from 6-8 p.m. Tickets 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, March 1: Eleven Eleven

Saturday, March 2: Shorty Long & the Jersey Horns

Friday, March 8: Coast 2 Coast

Saturday, March 9: Sensational Soul Cruisers

Friday, March 15: Kristen and the Noise

Saturday, March 16: Queen Flash (Queen Tribute)

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



Located along the Delaware Riverfront in Philadelphia, Rivers Casino Philadelphia features 1,755 slots, 105 table games, 62 hybrid gaming seats, a 28-table poker room and a designated Sportsbook area for live sports betting. The casino offers eight distinctive restaurants and bars—among them are Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House, Fishtown Hops and Geno’s Steaks—riverfront views, live performances in The Event Center, free parking and promotions and giveaways daily. Rivers, which opened in 2010, employs approximately 1,500 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.


Jeff Shurilla

For Rivers Casino Philadelphia

267-932-8760, ext. 304

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