MAKE A MATCH THIS SEPTEMBER AT RIVERS CASINO & RESORT SCHENECTADY
SCHENECTADY, NY (August 29, 2018) – This September at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, Rush Rewards members will have a chance to win food credits, cash and Free Slot Play during the $500K Mega Match promotion.
Rush Rewards members can exchange 50 rewards points for peel-and-win tickets containing instant wins, symbols, and drawing entries. Guests who collect three matching symbols on the peel-and-win tickets can exchange them for Free Slot Play and food credit prizes. Daily Drawing entry peel-and-wins may be placed into the drawing drum by 8:25 p.m. for the daily 8:30 p.m. drawing. One winner will be chosen every night to play the Mega Match game until they reveal and match three like symbols to win the corresponding prize. Sundays through Thursdays during the month, the grand prize will be $10,000 Free Slot Play or $5,000 cash. On Fridays and Saturdays throughout the month, the grand prize will be $25,000 Free Slot Play or $10,000 cash.
Additional promotions and events include:
Gaming Promotions and Giveaways
$100K High Hand Giveaway – From September 1st through September 29th, guests who are playing in the Poker Room at any qualifying table will have the chance to win the High Hand Giveaway. The $500 High Hand will be every half hour from 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, the $300 High Hand will be every half hour from 5:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and the $250 High Hand will be every half hour from 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays. Every half hour from 2:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 1st and Sunday, September 2nd, two winners will receive an entry to the Holiday Deep Stack Series, Event 3, on Monday September 3rd.
Holiday Deep Stack Series – September 1st through September 3rd, guests who are playing in the Poker Room at any qualifying table will be eligible to participate in the Deep Stack Series with 30 minute levels. Event 1 is a $250 Black Chip Bounty with a 20,000 Starting Stack and will take place on Saturday, September 1st at 10:00 a.m. Event 2 is a $250 Deep Stack with a 20,000 Starting Stack and will take place on Sunday, September 2nd at 10:00 a.m. Event 3 is a $500 Double Black Chip Bounty with a 30,000 Starting Stack and will be held on Monday, September 3rd at 10:00 a.m.
Race To Rivers Slot Tournament – Friday, August 31st through Sunday, September 2nd, guests who received a free entry form from Rivers’ booth at Saratoga Race Course can participate in an On Demand Slot Tournament. Guests may play one time per tournament weekend. At 10:00 a.m. each Monday following the tournament, the 5 high scorers will be rewarded Free Slot Play ranging from $50-$500.
Beat the Boss – On Fridays and Saturdays at 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., Rush Rewards guests who have an open rating on any table game will have a chance to qualify for a hot seat drawing. Four winners will be chosen each hour to go up against the Boss in up to three hands of Blackjack for the chance to win up to $1,000 cash. Once the winners appear and are deemed official winners, the guests will automatically receive $100 Match Play. Guests must decide at each hand they win whether they want to keep their winnings, or risk it to continue playing. If a guest loses on any hand, they will still walk away with the original $100 Match Play prize.
$10K Progressive Payout – On Sundays from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., one guest will be drawn every hour to win a Free Slot Play prize ranging from $200-$1,000. If any prizes go unclaimed each week, that hour’s prize will carry over to the corresponding hour of the following week. Guests will receive one drawing entry for every 10 points earned on slots, video poker machines or table games from 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 1st through 7:45 p.m. on Sunday, September 30th. 2x entries will be earned on Tuesdays throughout the month.
Pro League Pick N’ Win – During the regular football season, starting September 4th, Rush Rewards guests can select the teams they believe will win the upcoming Sunday and Monday pro football games, as well as the combined score for the Monday night tiebreaker game. The top 100 scorers each week will split $10,000 Free Slot Play, and the 101st – 200th scorers will receive beverage coupons, for a total of 200 weekly winners. Guests who participate in all 17 weeks will be eligible to win larger prizes at the end of the season. The season-long top scorer will win a 2019 Mercedes Benz CLA 250 C4.
Senior Days – Young at Heart – On Mondays, Rush Rewards members ages 55 and older will enjoy free valet parking from 6:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., a chance to play in the On Demand True Time Slot Tournament (excluding September 3rd) where the 10 high scorers will split $2,500 Free Slot Play, entertainment at Van Slyck’s from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and an unlimited soup & salad lunch special for $9.99 at Dukes Lounge from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Summer of Swag-Social Promotion – On Tuesdays, one guest will be selected at 4:45 p.m. to win a Rivers “Swag Bag.” Guests can enter to win the prize by commenting on the Summer of Swag Facebook post with a photo of themselves on property (including the casino, the amphitheater and The Landing Hotel) along with the hashtag #SummerAtRivers. The winner will be announced each Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. on Facebook.
Coleman Lantern Giveaway – Rush Rewards members who earn at least 300 points by playing slots, video poker or table games on Thursday, September 6th, from 6:00 a.m. to 7:59 p.m. will be eligible to receive a Coleman Lantern, while supplies last. Guests can claim their gift in the Event Center from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Avalanche Hammock Giveaway – Rush Rewards members who earn at least 400 points by playing slots, video poker or table games on Thursday, September 20th, from 6:00 a.m. to 7:59 p.m. will be eligible to receive an Avalanche Hammock, while supplies last. Guests can claim their gift in the Event Center from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Events and Entertainment
38 Special – On Saturday, September 1st, guests 21+ can enjoy an evening of Southern rock from award-winning band 38 Special in the Event Center. The doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show will begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $35 and are available for purchase online at riverscasinoandresort.com or through Proctors Box Office and at tickets.proctors.org. *Almost Sold Out
Psychic Medium Katie Manning – On Sunday, September 9th, Psychic Medium Katie Manning will be performing two shows in the Event Center. Doors for the first show will open at 2:30 p.m. and Katie Manning will take the stage at 3:00 p.m. Doors for the second show will open at 4:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are available for purchase online at riverscasinoandresort.com or through Proctors Box Office and at tickets.proctors.org. *Almost Sold Out
Cage Wars MMA – On Saturday, September 15th, guests will be treated to a night of high-energy and intense Mixed Martial Arts. There will be 12-20 local/regional amateur fights and at least two world title fights. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the first fight will take place at 7:00 p.m. Tickets start at $50 and are available for purchase online at riverscasinoandresort.com or through Proctors Box Office and at tickets.proctors.org.
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.