Roll Into Summer With a Chance to Win a 2019 Dodge Challenger SXT at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Schenectady, NY (May 29, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady could give away up to 45 2019 Dodge Challengers throughout the month of June during the Wheels or Fortune: Challenger Edition promotion.

Throughout the month, Rush Rewards members can earn points on slots, video poker and table games for entries into the Wheels or Fortune: Challenger Edition drawings. Guests will receive 1 entry for every 20 points earned from May 27 through June 29, along with 2X entry multipliers on every Wednesday.

On Fridays and Saturdays in June, 1 Rush Rewards member will be drawn each hour from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for the chance to select either a briefcase full of cash, with prizes ranging from $500–$2,500, OR to spin the prize wheel for a chance to win $750 cash, $1,000 Free Slot Play or Match Play, or a brand new 2019 Dodge Challenger SXT.

Guests that land on the 2019 Dodge Challenger SXT may choose the car, $20,000 cash, or $26,000 Free Slot Play.

Winners will have 3 minutes to claim their prize and must be present to win.

Additional promotions and events include:

Gaming Promotions and Giveaways

High-Low Cash In – Throughout June, Rush Rewards members can earn points on table games for entries into the $30,000 High-Low Cash In drawings. Guests will receive 1 entry for every 10 points earned on table games from June 1 through June 28. Every Wednesday and Thursday in June at 8:30 p.m. 5 guests will be drawn to select prize envelopes, one of which will lead to a game of High-Low, where the grand prize winner will play to win up to $3,500 cash.

Rush Rewards New Member “Summer Scratch & Win” Promotion – Rush Rewards members who sign up throughout the month of June will receive a scratch-off ticket to reveal a Free Slot Play prize ranging from $5-$100. Once scratched, all tickets may be deposited into a drawing drum for a chance to win $5,000 Free Slot Play on July 1. The winning guest does not have to be present to win and will have 30 days to claim their prize. All new Rush Rewards members will also receive an instant $10 Match Play Coupon.

Friends with Benefits – Throughout June, 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 June, 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 will receive an entry into an exclusive slot tournament between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. each Monday, where the 10 high scorers will win a share of $2,500 Free Slot Play. Guests may also book a one-night $55 hotel stay on Monday or Sunday each week, based on availability and exclusions.

Food and Beverage

Father’s Day Carnivore Plate Special at Dukes –Treat the dad in your life to our famous Carnivore Plate on Father’s Day at Dukes Chophouse on Sunday, June 16. For only $40, guests can enjoy a 20-ounce draft beer with a grilled 16-ounce NY strip steak, grilled andouille sausage, airline chicken breast and lamb chops served with parmesan mashed potatoes, grilled vegetables, roasted garlic, roasted shallot, parmesan peppercorn butter, chimichurri and port demi-glace. The Carnivore Plate special is available only during Dukes Chophouse dinner hours.

$2 Draft Specials – Throughout June, a $2 domestic draft beer special will be available at both Dukes Lounge and Van Slyck’s bars during operating hours.

Events and Entertainment

Shaken.Stirred.Dead. — A Whodunit Event & Dinner Show – Anyone in the room could be a potential suspect during this murder mystery dinner show at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Wednesday, June 5. Guests will be captivated by an interactive and thrilling mystery show while enjoying a three-course dinner. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the entertainment begins at 7 p.m. Dinner will be served during the show and includes a summer salad with baby spinach & frisèe, feta, carrot, cucumber, watermelon and balsamic; assorted rolls and butter; a frenched chicken breast entrée with fresh tomato tarragon beurre blanc, citrus rice pilaf and green beans al fresco; and a fresh strawberry shortcake for dessert. Coffee, tea and soft drinks will also be served. Tickets are $30 and are available online at,, or at the Proctors Theater Box Office in Schenectady.

Keith Sweat – Legendary R&B singer Keith Sweat will bring his chart-topping R&B hits to the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Friday, June 14. Sweat’s debut album “Make It Last Forever” sold over four million copies, and he topped the charts in the 90’s with R&B hits “I Want Her,” “Make You Sweat,” and “I’ll Give All My Love to You,” among others. Tickets start at $40 and are available online at, or at the Proctors Theater Box Office. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.

Wanted DOA: Bon Jovi Tribute – On Friday, June 21, Rush Rewards members will experience the closest thing to a real Bon Jovi concert when Wanted DOA takes the stage at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center. The band will treat fans to a full setlist of Bon Jovi classics including “Runaway,” “You Give Love a Bad Name,” “Wanted Dead or Alive,” “Living on a Prayer” and more. 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.

Everclear – 90’s Alt-rock legends Everclear will be rocking the stage at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Saturday, June 22. Fans will be treated to a dynamic live show, including the bands iconic hits, “Santa Monica,” “Father of Mine” and “Wonderful”, along with a full range of Everclear’s past material. Tickets start at $25 and are available online at, or at the Proctors Theater Box Office. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.

Cage Wars 42 – A night of high-energy, intense MMA fights, is returning to the Rivers Casino & Resort Event Center on Saturday, June 29. Following 6 previous sold-out competitions, Cage Wars 42 will feature over 12 local and regional amateur fights and 2+ world title fights. The championship bout will be refereed by UFC referee “Big” Dan Miragliotta. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the first fight starts at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $50 and can be purchased online at, or at the Proctors Theater Box Office.

Beats & Balance: Silent Yoga – On the last Thursday of every month through September, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will be hosting silent yoga in the Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater. The one-hour yoga class, from 6:30 p.m until 7:30 p.m. is free and open to the public. Music will be brought to guests by DJ Trumastr, and the class will be instructed by Yoga Bliss on The Boulevard studio. Participants will receive headphones that block out all other noises so they can listen to music and the instructor. Guests should bring their own yoga mats.

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.

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