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New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association Presents The Landing Hotel’s Laura Primiano with General Manager of the Year Award

Posted: November 5, 2019

Schenectady, NY (November 5, 2019) – Laura Primiano, General Manager at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady’s The Landing Hotel, is the recipient of this year’s New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association’s (NYSH&TA) 2019 Outstanding General Manager of the Year award. Primiano was recognized at the Association’s 2019 Stars of the Industry Awards Gala held at […]

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Learn How to Decorate Holiday Cookies Like a Pro at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

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Schenectady, NY (November 5, 2019) – Guests can learn how to decorate holiday cookies just like a professional with local Instagram sensation Kelly, of Kelly’s Cookies, at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Saturday, December 21. Two cookie decorating sessions are available – one from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and the […]

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Strike Gold in November at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: October 30, 2019

Schenectady, NY (October 30, 2019) – The Gold Rush is back on again in November at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, where guests will have a chance to win real gold, Free Slot Play, and various instant win prizes during the 3rd Annual Gold Rush promotion. Throughout the month, Rush Rewards members can exchange 50 […]

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Ring in 2020 at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Roaring New Year’s Eve Party

Posted: October 22, 2019

Schenectady, NY (October 22, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady guests are invited to ring in 2020 at their largest event of the year, A Roaring New Year’s Eve, with the Capital Region’s premier horn-fueled party band, Funk Evolution. The perfect way to close out 2019, this unforgettable funkadelic dance party will be held […]

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Let Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Do the Cooking This Thanksgiving Holiday

Posted: October 17, 2019

Schenectady, NY (October 17, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is offering guests some spectacular dining options throughout the Thanksgiving Day weekend. Guests will be able to enjoy an amazing farm-to-table style Thanksgiving buffet in the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, and indulge in a pair […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady to Host First Ever Sports Betting EXPO

Posted: October 9, 2019

Schenectady, NY (October 9, 2019) – It’s a sports fan’s dream come true as Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady invites guests to attend its first-ever Sports Betting EXPO on Saturday, October 26. The EXPO will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes discussion panels and meet & greets with professional athletes, sports betting […]

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Massachusetts Man Wins More Than 350K at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: October 3, 2019

Schenectady, NY (October 3, 2019) – Huge win for an Adams, Massachusetts man on Wednesday who placed a 5-dollar poker bet and hit a Progressive Jackpot for over $350,000! Jeffrey was sporting a brand-new Pineapple Print dress shirt his wife had given to him just the day before. She told him to wear it to […]

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Treat Yourself in October With a Chance to Win a New Chevy Equinox and Thousands in Cash and Prizes at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: September 30, 2019

Schenectady, NY (September 30, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady guests will have a chance to win a 2020 Chevrolet Equinox FWD LS or thousands in cash and Free Slot Play during the $225,000 Poltergeist Punch-Out promotion. Throughout the month, Rush Rewards members can earn entries for the $225,000 Poltergeist Punch-Out drawings. Guests will […]

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Heavy Metal Legends Blue Öyster Cult to Rock the Stage at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: September 23, 2019

Schenectady, NY (September 23, 2019) – Legendary heavy metal band Blue Öyster Cult will rock the stage at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Saturday, December 28, 2019. Fans will be treated to an unforgettable show, including the bands stone-cold rock classics, “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper,” “Godzilla,” and “Burnin’ for You”. Tickets […]

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Comedian Kathleen Madigan to Perform at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

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Schenectady, NY (September 23, 2019) –Award-winning comic and TV personality Kathleen Madigan will bring her uproarious stand-up show to the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Friday, December 27, 2019. Madigan, whose stellar career has spanned nearly 30-years, and includes performances on every late night show ever made, will treat guests to an […]

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Cage Wars Mixed Martial Arts Returns to Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady in November

Posted: September 13, 2019

Schenectady, NY (September 13, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is excited to announce the return of Cage Wars, a high-energy evening of Mixed Martial Arts action. Following a series of prior sold-out competitions, Cage Wars 44 will take place at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Saturday, November 23, 2019. […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady to Host “Rolled & On The Rocks” Whiskey Tasting and Cigar Event

Posted: September 12, 2019

Schenectady, NY (September 12, 2019) – Guests can sample some of the finest cigars and whiskey during the Rolled & On The Rocks event at the Rivers Casino & Resort Event Center on Thursday, September 26, 2019. During the event, guests will be able to roll-their-own and sample cigars, enjoy whiskey tastings and seminars, light […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady to Host Meet & Greet With New York Yankees Baseball Legends

Posted: September 11, 2019

Schenectady, NY (September 11, 2019) – As baseball season continues, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady invites guests to attend a Meet & Greet with New York Yankees legends on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Attending players include former Yankees Captain and 1977 & 1978 World Series Champion, Graig Nettles; former Yankees pitcher and 1977 World Series […]

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Make It a September to Remember With a Chance to Win One Million Dollars Cash at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: August 29, 2019

Schenectady, NY (August 29, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady guests will have a chance to win Free Slot Play and thousands in cash, including a $1,000,000 cash grand prize, during the Rivers Make A Million promotion. Throughout the month, Rush Rewards members can earn entries for the Rivers Make A Million drawings. Guests […]

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Win Big and Help in the Effort to Build Affordable Housing at the Charity Series of Poker Tournament at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: August 8, 2019

Players will compete for $5,000 Grand Prize in The House That Cards Built tournament Schenectady, NY (August 8, 2019) – The first Charity Series of Poker (CSOP) tournament to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County will take place Thursday, August 29 at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center. All net proceeds from […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Hosts 3rd Annual Electric City Food Truck Festival

Posted: August 5, 2019

Schenectady, NY (August 5, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will host the 3rd annual Electric City Food Truck Festival on Saturday, September 14, 2019. The festival is open to the public, features over a dozen food trucks, live entertainment throughout the day, including a special performance by American Idol’s Madison VanDenburg, and will […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Extends Harbor Jam Summer Concert Series With Chart-Topping Little River Band

Posted: August 1, 2019

Schenectady, NY (August 1, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is extending its free Harbor Jam Summer Concert Series with an encore performance by Little River Band on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The smooth rock hit machines will take the stage at 6 p.m. at the Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater. Dubbed by Eagles founding member, […]

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Beat the Heat and Win Big in August – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is Giving Away a Brand-New Subaru Legacy or Jeep Cherokee Every Weekend, Guaranteed!

Posted: July 29, 2019

Schenectady, NY (July 29, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady guests will have a chance to win thousands in cash, Free Slot Play, or their choice of a brand-new 2019 Subaru Legacy or Jeep Cherokee during the $260,000 CAR-nival promotion. Throughout the month, Rush Rewards members can earn entries between July 29 and September […]

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Justin Moore Named Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady General Manager

Posted: July 24, 2019

Schenectady, NY (July 24, 2019) – It’s official, Justin Moore has been named general manager of Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady. The announcement was made by Rush Street Gaming Co-Founder and CEO, Greg Carlin, during his opening remarks at the launch of the state’s first legal sports wagering lounge at Rivers Casino last week. “Strong […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Makes History with Opening of New Sportsbook Lounge

Posted: July 16, 2019

Schenectady, NY (July 16, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady officially launched legal sports betting in New York State with the opening of its new Rivers Sportsbook lounge. “We’re so proud to be the first gaming operator in New York to take legal sports bets,” said Rivers Casino & Resort General Manager Justin Moore. […]

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Whose Line Is It Anyway Star Colin Mochrie, Comedy Giant Wayne Brady and British Hit-Makers Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone Coming to Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady this Fall

Posted: July 15, 2019

Schenectady, NY (July 15, 2019) – Guests will have their minds blown during Colin Mochrie’s HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis show, share the laughs with Wayne Brady, and sing along with Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone when all three amazing acts hit the stage at the Rivers Casino & Resort Event Center during separate performances in […]

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Veterans Miracle Center Receives $17,000 Donation from Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: July 11, 2019

Albany, NY (July 8, 2019) – The Veterans Miracle Center is pleased to announce that it has received a $17,000 donation from Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady. This generous donation will be used to purchase clothing – including shoes, winter hats and boots – along with personal care and hygiene products and other items, for […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady to Host Capital Region’s First-Ever Madden NFL eSports Tournament

Posted: July 1, 2019

Schenectady, NY (July 1, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort announced today that they will be hosting the Electric City Classic, a single-elimination Madden NFL eSports tournament featuring players from across the country and potentially the Capital District. The best EA Sports Madden NFL 19 video game players from across the country will be squaring-off […]

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Cage Wars Mixed Martial Arts Returns to Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady in September

Posted: June 30, 2019

Schenectady, NY (June 29, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is excited to announce the return of Cage Wars, a high-energy evening of Mixed Martial Arts action. Following a host of prior sold-out competitions, Cage Wars 43 will take place at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Friday, September 13, 2019. […]

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Enjoy the Summer Ride With a Chance to Win A Harley-Davidson Motorcycle or Thousands in Cash and Prizes at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: June 28, 2019

Schenectady, NY (June 28, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady guests will have a chance to win thousands in cash, Free Slot Play, and various prizes, including a 2019 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, during the $330K Build-A-Casino promotion. Throughout the month, Rush Rewards members can exchange points earned between June 24 and July 31 for three […]

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Vegas Veteran and Sportsbook Expert “Harborside” Hal Wafer Named New Sportsbook Manager at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: June 26, 2019

Schenectady, NY (June 26, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady announced today that their new Rivers Sportsbook lounge will be managed by Hal Wafer. “Harborside Hal” as he will be known throughout the Capital Region, joins the Rivers Casino team after serving as the Racing and Sportsbook Supervisor at Caesars Horseshoe in Robinsonville, Mississippi. […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Comment on New York State Gaming Commission’s Approval of Sports Betting Regulations

Posted: June 10, 2019

Schenectady, NY (June 10, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady has released a comment on the New York State Gaming Commission’s final approval to legalize sports betting in New York state. Today’s approval by the New York State Gaming Commission authorizes and regulates the conduct of sports wagering at the four commercial casinos licensed […]

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

Posted: May 29, 2019

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 […]

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Shuli Egar of the Howard Stern Show to Headline a Night of Comedy at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: May 28, 2019

Schenectady, NY (May 28, 2019) – Howard Stern Show regular, Shuli Egar, will headline a night of comedy at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Friday, July 19, 2019. Shuli will be joined by fellow comedians Mike Morse, James Mattern, and Mike Feeney for a side-splitting evening of laughter. Tickets go on […]

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Nashville Hitmaker Jerrod Niemann to Thrill Country Music Fans at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

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Schenectady, NY (May 28, 2019) – Prolific country music hitmaker Jerrod Niemann will bring his electrifying live show to the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Friday, August 16, 2019. Known for his clever wordplay and attention-grabbing lyrics, Niemann, will delight fans with an evening packed full of his inspirational and patriotic country […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Celebrates America’s Birthday with Free Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show and Fireworks

Posted: May 21, 2019

Schenectady, NY (May 21, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is thrilled to present an Independence Day celebration to remember. The festivities will kick-off Thursday, July 4 at 7 p.m. at the Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater with a free concert by the most revered Bruce Springsteen tribute band in the world, Tramps Like Us, followed […]

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Comedy Superstar George Lopez To Perform at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: May 20, 2019

Schenectady, NY (May 20, 2019) – Acclaimed television, film and comedy superstar George Lopez will bring his hilarious stand-up show to the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Lopez is always a sure-fire hit with comedy fans and will treat guests to an unforgettable evening of laughs. Tickets go […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Begins Construction on New Sportsbook Betting Lounge

Posted: May 14, 2019

Schenectady, NY (May 14, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady announced today that they have started construction on their new “Rivers Sportsbook” betting lounge. Construction is expected to be completed later this summer; and pending New York State Gaming Commission approval, the new sportsbook will be up and running before the start of the […]

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World-Famous British Reggae Band UB40 to Hit the Stage at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: May 13, 2019

Schenectady, NY (May 13, 2019) – As part of their 40th anniversary celebration, internationally renowned reggae band, UB40, will be bringing their hit songs to the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Saturday, September 28, 2019. In addition to showcasing new songs from their latest album, “For The Many”, the British reggae stars […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Unveils 2019 Harbor Jam Free Summer Concert Series Lineup

Posted: May 1, 2019

Schenectady, NY (May 1, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is thrilled to announce the performance lineup for Harbor Jam 2019 – its free summer concert series – at the Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater, which was voted #1 “Live Performance Venue” by Daily Gazette readers. Last summer’s inaugural Harbor Jam concert series was a huge […]

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Celebrate Military Appreciation Month at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady and Win Big During the Great American Prize Punch-Out

Posted: April 30, 2019

Schenectady, NY (April 30, 2019) – Guests at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will have a chance to win up to $10,000 Free Slot Play throughout the month of May during the Great American Prize Punch-Out promotion. Throughout May, Rush Rewards members can earn points on slots, video poker and table games for entries into […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Named Top Workplace for Second Year in a Row

Posted: April 11, 2019

Schenectady, NY (April 11, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is proud to announce that it has once again been named a Top Workplace by the Times Union. The Top Workplace recognition is based entirely on results from a survey provided to employees and their opinions related to their work environment. This is the […]

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Cage Wars Mixed Martial Arts Returns to Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady in June

Posted: April 5, 2019

Schenectady, NY (April 5, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady proudly announces the return of Cage Wars, a high-energy evening of Mixed Martial Arts action. Following six previous sold-out competitions, Cage Wars 42 will take place at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Tickets go on sale […]

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Television’s Mind-Blowing Magician Michael Carbonaro Set to Dazzle Guests at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: March 29, 2019

Schenectady, NY (March 28, 2019) – Magician, comedian, improv artist and actor, Michael Carbonaro, will amaze guests at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Known for his original hidden camera magic series, The Carbonaro Effect on truTV, the family-friendly Michael Carbonaro Live! tour has been wowing audiences of […]

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Springtime is Win-Big-Time With the Million Cash “Where in the World Winnings” at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: March 28, 2019

Schenectady, NY (March 28, 2018) – Guests at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will have a chance to win up to one million dollars every weekend throughout the month of April during the Where in the World Winnings springtime promotion. Throughout April, Rush Rewards members can earn points on slots, video poker and table games […]

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Springtime is Win-Big-Time With the Million Cash “Where in the World Winnings” at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

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Schenectady, NY (March 28, 2019) – Guests at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will have a chance to win up to one million dollars every weekend throughout the month of April during the Where in the World Winnings springtime promotion. Throughout April, Rush Rewards members can earn points on slots, video poker and table games […]

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American Music Award Winner and Legendary R&B Singer Keith Sweat Coming to Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: March 15, 2019

Schenectady, NY (March 15, 2019) – 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, 2019. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 18 at 10 a.m. and start at $40. Tickets are available at riverscasinoandresort.com, tickets.proctors.org or the Proctors Theater […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Weekend with Live Music, Irish-Themed Food and Pop-Up Store, Lennon’s of Schenectady

Posted: March 13, 2019

Schenectady, NY (March 13, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will be hosting a jam-packed lineup of live music from Celtic music favorites The McKrells, U2 tribute band Unforgettable Fire, and 80’s hard rock tribute band Mullet for St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Duke’s Chophouse, Flipt and Van Slyck’s will all feature Irish-themed food and […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Partners with Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County During National Women Build Week 2019

Posted: March 11, 2019

Schenectady, NY (March 11, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort team members joined Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County for National Women Build Week for a company build-day on Saturday, March 9th. Rivers Casino team members worked side-by-side with the future Habitat homeowner along with other habitat volunteers. “Rivers Casino understands what it means to […]

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Get in the Driver’s Seat This March – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is Giving Away a Brand-New Vehicle EVERY Weekend, Guaranteed!

Posted: February 26, 2019

Schenectady, NY (February 26, 2019) – Guests at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will have a chance to win thousands in cash, Free Slot Play or their choice of a brand-new car, truck or SUV during the $270K Rivers Weekend Wheels promotion. Throughout March, Rush Rewards members can to earn points on slots, video poker […]

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Unveils New Harbor Suite at The Landing Hotel

Posted: February 13, 2019

Schenectady, NY (February 13, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is pleased to announce the grand opening of the new Harbor Suite at The Landing Hotel. Available now for public use, the nearly 1,700 square foot Harbor Suite overlooks the majestic Mohawk Harbor and is located above Druthers on 221 Harborside Drive in Schenectady […]

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Alternative Rock Icons Everclear to Rock the Stage at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: February 8, 2019

Schenectady, NY (February 8, 2019) – 90’s Alt-rock legends Everclear will be rocking the stage at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Saturday, June 22, 2019. 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 […]

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Cage Wars Mixed Martial Arts Returns to Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady in April

Posted: February 7, 2019

Schenectady, NY (February 7, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady proudly announces the return of Cage Wars and a high-energy evening of Mixed Martial Arts action. Following five previous sold-out competitions, Cage Wars 41 will take place at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Tickets go on […]

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

Posted: January 30, 2019

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 […]

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Outlaw Country Star Aaron Lewis Bringing His STATE I’M IN TOUR to Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Posted: January 29, 2019

Schenectady, NY (January 29, 2019) – Outlaw country star Aaron Lewis will bring his STATE I’M IN TOUR to the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Friday, May 10, 2019. Known for his impassioned live shows, Lewis and The Stateliners will electrify fans with an evening filled with his critically acclaimed country tunes. […]