Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Presents: Rumble on the River

The Rivers Event Center will host seven bouts of boxing action on
Saturday, September 23; Tickets start at $40, available today

SCHENECTADY, NY – Rivers Casino & Resort is bringing an action-packed night of boxing to the Rivers Event Center for the first time ever on Saturday, September 23. The Rumble on the River will be headlined by an eight-round bout between local undefeated lightweight fighter Will Madera of Albany (10-0) and lightweight Gabriel Duluc of Boston, Mass. (11-2).

Boxing fans will be treated to six other fights on the undercard, including the pro debut of local super lightweight Ray Jay Burmudez, of Albany. Tickets are on sale now through the Proctors box office via phone, mail or in person, and online at www.proctors.org. ARES Promotions of Albany is organizing the bouts.

“I’m proud to announce the first-ever live boxing action here at Rivers Casino,” said Rivers Casino & Resort General Manager Mary Cheeks. “We just concluded a visit by the nationally televised Poker Night in America, and Rumble on the River is yet another example of Rivers bringing new, exciting entertainment options to the Capital Region. From the moment the first bell sounds, our guests will be treated to non-stop excitement.”

Tickets for Rumble on the River start at $40, and are available today. Parking at Rivers Casino & Resort is free.

Boxing fans should keep an eye on the Rivers Casino website at for www.riverscasinoandresort.com additional Rumble on the River announcements and a full fight card. All bouts are subject to change.

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About Rivers Casino & Resort – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features a 50,000-square-foot gaming floor with 1,150 slot machines, 67 gaming tables and 16 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 the 165-room The Landing Hotel. For more information on Rivers Casino & Resort, visit www.riverscasinoandresort.com.