Philly football beverage specials, Event Center shows and a 2018 Chevy Camaro giveaway 

PHILADELPHIA — Aug. 31, 2018 — As seasons change, Rivers Casino Philadelphia keeps bringing the heat by offering all new events and promotions this September. Guests can enjoy performances in The Event Center from Robert Cray, Chris D’Elia and Chinese stars Shino Lin and Candy Lo. Celebrate the beginning of football season with all-new beverage specials in Fishtown Hops and Lucky Red.

Promotions, Contests & Sweepstakes

Clutch Cash Giveaway — On Monday, Sept. 3, between 5 and 9 p.m., 10 winners will be selected every hour to win a variable amount of Free Slot Play with a chance to be entered into the final drawing for a 2018 Chevy Camaro.

The Birds’ Nest $5K Sweepstakes — On Saturdays and Sundays in September between noon and midnight, active table game players who are dealt a blackjack in Pit 3 will receive a manual entry for a chance to win $5,000 cash at the drawing on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 10 p.m.

Choose the Champs — Beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 6 a.m., participants can insert their Rush Rewards card into a kiosk machine each week to play the football challenge for a chance to win a share of $10,000 in weekly prizes.

$15,000 Monthly Jackpot Bonus — On Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 8 p.m., jackpot winners have the chance to win their share of $15,000 Free Slot Play and cash. Qualifying participants who hit a jackpot of $1,200 or more in August will be eligible to participate in this month’s jackpot drawing.

Rivers Casino Philadelphia Poker Room

$100,000 Guaranteed Big Rush — The Rivers Casino Philadelphia Poker Room will host a big blind ante, multi-day No Limit Texas Hold’em poker tournament from Sept. 26-30. Day 1 flights (Sept. 26-29) feature 25,000 starting stacks for $300 with two flights each day at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Day 2 is Sunday, Sept. 30 at noon. Tournament details and multi-table satellite information is available at RiversPoker.com.

No Limit Texas Hold’em September Tournament Schedule:

  • 11 a.m. Sun. – $150 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool (deepstack, 30k starting chips; Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23)
  • 7 p.m. Mon. – $125 entry, $4,000 guaranteed prize pool
  • 7 p.m. Tues. – $125 entry, $25 bounty
  • 7 p.m. Wed. – $125 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool (Sept. 5, 12, 19)
  • 11 a.m. Sat. – $45 entry, beginner’s tournament (big blind ante; Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22)

Daily High Hands — It’s non-stop action in the Rivers Casino Philadelphia Poker Room, featuring $200,000 worth of high hands in September. Players at Texas Hold’em games that contribute to the high hand jackpot fund are eligible to win $250, $300 or $500 for each high hand every 30 minutes during the designated time periods of the daily promotion.

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

Food & Beverage

Fishtown Hops Outdoor Patio — 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 Wednesday and Thursday from 4-10 p.m., Fridays from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Sundays from 2-10 p.m. Happy hour is from 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.

Philadelphia Hometown Football Team Specials — During Philadelphia professional football games, guests can enjoy the following specials:

  • Fishtown Hops — $2 Miller Lite drafts, $12 Miller Lite buckets, $1 hot dogs
  • Lucky Red — $2 Miller Lite drafts

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

  • Buck-A-Shuck — On Thursdays, guests can enjoy $1 oysters. 

Events & Entertainment

Shino Lin and Candy Lo — On Saturday, Sept. 1, at 11 p.m., The Event Center audience is in for a sweet treat with the first-ever Chinese show at Rivers Casino Philadelphia, starring Shino Lin and Candy Lo. Tickets for this unique opportunity to see these performers in their only East Coast show cost from $68 to $108 and can be purchased at Mian, the casino’s authentic quick-service Asian cuisine restaurant, or on RiversEntertainment.com.

Robert Cray — Robert Cray, best known for his fresh and familiar sound that rose from American roots, brings his Grammy Award-winning blues to The Event Center at Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Friday, Sept. 7, at 8 p.m. Tickets for his show cost from $29 to $49 and can be purchased on RiversEntertainment.com.

Chris D’Elia — After selling out his 7:30 p.m. show on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Rivers Casino Philadelphia, comedian Chris D’Elia added a second performance for the same night at 10 p.m. Tickets for his “Follow The Leader Tour” cost from $39 to $59 and can be purchased on RiversEntertainment.com.

97.5 The Fanatic Broadcast — For each Philadelphia professional football game this month (Sept. 6, 16, 23, 30), guests can enjoy a broadcast by 97.5 FM – The Fanatic in Fishtown Hops beginning three hours before kickoff and ending at halftime of the game. Food and drink specials will be offered, as well as weekly prize giveaways. Enter each week for a chance to win the grand prize, an Away Game Experience package for two.

Fishtown Hops — Dance to live new music and classics by local bands and DJs from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays at Fishtown Hops:

  • Saturday, Sept. 1: Earth Wind & Fire Review Band with DJ Mark D
  • Sunday, Sept. 2: John Eddie (8-10 p.m.) with DJ Joey Catz (7 p.m.)
  • Friday, Sept. 7: Sensational Soul Cruisers with DJ Mike B
  • Saturday, Sept. 8: Funk Daddy with DJ Oz
  • Friday, Sept. 14: Shake 3X with DJ Kevin
  • Saturday, Sept. 15: The Exceptions with DJ Joey Catz
  • Friday, Sept. 21: Joe Bachman & The Party with DJ Freezie
  • Saturday, Sept. 22: Coast 2 Coast with DJ April
  • Friday, Sept. 28: Shorty Long & the Jersey Horns with DJ Ernesto
  • Saturday, Sept. 29: Lost In Paris with DJ Naj

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
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