Every Day is Valentine’s Day at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady During the Month of February

Schenectady, NY (January 30, 2018) – Feel the love in February at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, where guests will have a chance to win instant prizes including Free Slot Play, gifts and cash prizes during the $470K Sweetheart Scratch & Win promotion.

Throughout February, Rush Rewards members will be able to earn and exchange points for 3 different tiers of Rivers Valentine Scratch-Offs for a chance to win instant prizes. Tier 1 & 2 Scratch-Offs also include bonus games, where guests can win additional gifts.

Rivers Valentine Scratch-Offs that reveal Daily Drawing Entries will be eligible to be entered into drawings held every night at 9 p.m., where one winner will play to win cash or Free Slot Play. New Rush Rewards members will also receive one complimentary Daily Drawing Entry Valentine upon sign up.

Daily Drawing winners during the $470K Sweetheart Scratch & Win promotion will select one rose from the Rose Garden of Riches. The rose may reveal a Free Slot Play prize up to $3000, or it may lead to a mini-game, including Cupid’s Cash Grab where the winning guest will have 30 seconds to grab as much cash from the Cash Blast machine, or Sealed with a Spin, where the winning guest will spin the prize wheel for a chance to win up to $10,000 cash.

Each Tuesday in February, Daily Drawing winners will also be able to pick a rose from a Bonus Bouquet for a chance to win up to $1,000 additional Free Slot Play.

All Rivers Valentine Scratch-Offs must be redeemed by 11:59 p.m. on February 28, 2019.

Additional promotions and events include:

Gaming Promotions and Giveaways

$25K Rivers Blackjack Series – Guests who play 5+ rated hours each week from January 20 – February 10, 2019 at eligible table games will be invited to participate in the following week’s Blackjack Tournament preliminary round and play to win their share of $5,000 cash and a spot in the Final Round. Weekly preliminary rounds will be held on February 2, 9, and 16, with the final round on February 23, 2019. The top 2 players from each preliminary round, as well as 1 wild card player drawn on February 23, will qualify to participate in the final round, where they’ll play to claim their share of $10,000 cash.

New Rush Rewards Member Promotion – Throughout February, every new Rush Rewards member, upon sign-up, will be able to choose between an instant prize of $10 Free Slot Play OR risking that instant prize to roll a pair of dice for their chance to win up to $250 Free Slot Play. All new Rush Rewards members will also receive an instant $10 Match Play coupon, and one Daily Drawing Entry into the $270K Sweetheart Scratch & Win promotion.

Friends with Benefits – Throughout February, current Rush Rewards members who bring in a friend to join the Rush Rewards program will receive $10 in Free Slot Play instantly. Limit of 1 redemption per month.

Senior Days – Young at Heart – Every Monday in February, Rush Rewards members ages 55 and older will enjoy free valet parking from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., free live entertainment at Van Slyck’s from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., an unlimited soup & salad lunch special for $9.99 at Dukes Lounge from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m, and a complimentary regular coffee or fountain drink at Villa Italia between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Guests may also book a one-night $55 hotel stay on Monday or Sunday each week, based on availability and exclusions. Guests will also receive an entry into an exclusive slot tournament where the 10 high scorers will split $2,500 Free Slot Play, excluding February 18.

Food and Beverage

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Dukes – A very special four-course Valentine’s Day Dinner will be served at Dukes Chophouse on Thursday, February 14 and Friday, February 15 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. The prix fixe menu will include an Oysters Rockefeller and winter squash bisque appetizer duet; a Tuscan Caesar salad; an entrée selection of filet mignon, butter poached colossal prawn and foie gras or pistachio encrusted salmon, crab cake and lobster beurre blanc; and a chocolate covered strawberry cheesecake dessert. Dinner is $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and can made through Dukes Chophouse at (518) 579-8850. Guests must be 21+.

$2 Draft Specials – Throughout February, guests will be able to enjoy $2 domestic draft beer specials at both Dukes Lounge and Van Slyck’s bars.

Two Year Anniversary Cupcakes – In celebration of Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady’s Two-Year Anniversary, guests will be served complimentary cupcakes on the casino floor on Friday, February 8 from 6 p.m to 8 p.m.

Events and Entertainment

Psychic Medium Katie Manning – On Wednesday, February 6, Psychic Medium Katie Manning will be performing two shows, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center. Show 1 has already sold out and Show 2 tickets are extremely limited. Schenectady-native, Katie Manning, has sold out over 10 shows at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady since 2018. Remaining tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at riverscasinoandresort.com, tickets.proctors.org or at the Proctors Theater box office in Schenectady.

Cage Wars 40 – A night of high-energy, intense MMA fights, is returning to the Rivers Casino & Resort Event Center on Saturday, February 9. Cage Wars 40 will feature 12 to 20 local/regional amateur fights and 2+ world title fights. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first fight starts at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $50 and can be purchased online at riverscasinoandresort.com, tickets.proctors.org or at the Proctors Theater Box Office.

Fall in Love with Frank Sinatra – *SOLD OUT* Ol’ Blue Eyes is Back! On Valentine’s Day, February 14, guests at the Rivers Casino & Resort Event Center will enjoy an enchanting Frank Sinatra Dinner & Tribute Show. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and entertainment begins at 7:00 p.m. Dinner will be served during the show and includes fresh baked bread; a house salad with Italian dressing; shrimp cocktail; prime rib with mashed potatoes, green beans & glazed carrots; and a chocolate cream pie. Coffee, tea and soft drinks will also be served.

Lorrie Morgan & Mark Wills – Friday, February 15, county music fans will be treated to an unforgettable evening as award-winning and hit-making country artists Lorrie Morgan and Mark Wills perform together on one stage at the Rivers Casino & Resort Event Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35 and are available at riverscasinoandresort.com, tickets.proctors.org, or the Proctors Theater Box Office.

Almost Queen – Friday, February 22, Rush Rewards members will be treated to the ultimate Queen tribute show, Almost Queen, straight on the heels of the smash hit and Academy-Award nominated film, Bohemian Rhapsody. The show is free and exclusively for Rush Rewards members. All Rush Rewards members may receive 1 complimentary ticket at the Rush Rewards Center on the day of the show. Limited first-come, first-served seating will be available. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

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.