May Promotions at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Include $30,000 Getaway Giveaway

Rush Rewards Players Club members will also earn
food vouchers, gift cards, point multipliers


SCHENECTADY, NY — Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will be sending lucky Rush Rewards members on vacation this May, with its $30,000 Getaway Giveaway!

The drawing will take place on May 20, and is open to all Rush Rewards guests. Four winners will walk away with $2,500 in travel gift cards, or $1,500 in cash, and one lucky players club member will win $10,000 in travel gift cards or $7,500 in cash, to get away in style.

For full rules and details on this and all promotions, visit or the Rush Rewards center at Rivers.

“Whether our guests enjoy slots, the Poker Room or one of our 67 table games, Rush Rewards is a great way to enhance and get even more out of a visit to Rivers Casino and Resort,” said Rivers Casino and Resort General Manager Mary Cheeks. “I look forward to announcing even more promotions and special events in the coming weeks.”

Rivers is also continuing the success of its Rush to Rewards pre-opening promotion by offering special comps to New Card Sign Ups. During the month of May, all new members are eligible to earn up to $30 in free slot play and $20 in complimentary dining credits.

That’s not the only action at Rivers Casino & Resort in May:


  • On Friday, May 26, Rivers will be giving away $15,000 in cash in a special drawing for VIP Rush Rewards members. This event will be open to invited players club members only. Drawings for cash prizes will take place all evening in the Event Center.
  • Promotional kiosk games will be open to Rush Rewards members. Players club members will be invited to swipe their cards at promotional kiosks to participate in different types of games that reveal free slot play and other prizes. These will include a “Spin & Win” and “Scratch & Win” game in the month of May. Additionally, Preferred or Signature level Rush Rewards members can swipe their card during the month of their birthday to play a special promotional kiosk game.
  • Rush Rewards members will be receiving food vouchers, match play and Mystery Point Multiplier offers all during the months of May on Mondays and Wednesday.
  • Every Friday in May, Rivers will be giving away $20 gift cards to all Rush Rewards members.
  • Additionally, guests who present a valid and active mid to high level loyalty card from a regional casino will continue to receive an automatic upgrade to the corresponding Rush Rewards tier.


There is no cost to join Rush Rewards, and members earn points for their slot play and table game play by inserting their card into the slot machine or presenting it to table games dealers before starting the game. The more points earned, the more reward benefits members will receive. These include free play, food offers, entries into promotional drawings, discounted room rates, valet parking, personalized casino host services and much more.

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features a 50,000-square-foot gaming floor with 1,150 slot machines, 67 gaming tables and 15 poker tables. The floor is attached to a 10,000-square-foot Event Center capable of hosting more than 900 people for conventions and special events, one of the largest spaces in the region. Also on the property are five restaurants, Splash Spa and a 165-room hotel (opening summer of 2017).

For more information on Rivers Casino & Resort, visit


About Rush Street Gaming – Founded by Neil Bluhm and Greg Carlin, Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates have developed and operate successful casinos in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Des Plaines, IL (Chicago area) and Schenectady, NY. By placing an emphasis on superior design and outstanding customer service, Rush Street Gaming has become one of the leading casino developers in the United States. Existing casinos generate over $1 billion in annual gaming revenues, and all Rush Street Gaming casinos were voted a 2015 “Best Place to Work” or “Top Workplace” by their team members.