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Ghoulish Games promotion at Rivers Casino

1 October 2018

(PRESS RELEASE) -- This October at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, Rush Rewards members will have a chance to win cash, free slot play and a 2018 Honda Accord Sport during the $140K Ghoulish Games promotion.

Rush Rewards members will receive one entry for every 20 points earned on slots, video poker or table games. Guests will receive a 2x entry multipliers for their play on Tuesdays in October. Every Friday and Saturday throughout the month, one winner will be chosen at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. The winner will punch a hole in the punchboard to reveal a themed mini-game that the guest will play to win cash or Free Slot Play. Possible games include a chance to step into the “Bat Blast” machine, “Pick Your Poison” apple, select a “Cash Crypt” or the “Skeleton Spin” prize wheel. The “Skeleton Spin” mini-game will contain the grand prize of a 2018 Honda Accord Sport 4-Door. Guests that land on the grand prize can choose the car, $20,000 cash or $30,000 Free Slot Play.

Additional promotions and events include:

Gaming promotions and giveaways
Witchy Winnings – Sundays through Thursdays in October, guests actively playing at any slot, video poker machine or table game will have the chance to play a game to win free slot play. Every hour from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on drawing days, two winners will be selected via hot seat to gather crystal balls from their witch’s cauldron. Each “crystal ball” will be labeled with different themed symbols. Guests will continue to choose crystal balls and accumulate prizes until they pull out three black cat symbols. The guest with the accumulated highest prize amount before pulling three black cats will be awarded the prize they acquired from the cauldron.

Rivers Boo-lette – On Wednesdays and Thursdays, one Rush Rewards guest will be selected at 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. to spin the Rivers Roulette Wheel for a chance to win up to $2,000 cash. Guests will receive one drawing entry for every 10 points earned on table games throughout the month, excluding the Poker Room. Once the winner is selected and verified, they will automatically receive $100 Match Play. The winner will then spin the wheel up to three times. On the first spin, the guest will state whether they believe the wheel will land on Evens or Odds. If they spin and guessed correctly, they will win $250 cash. On the second spin, the guest will predict which third of the board the wheel will land on, and if guessed correctly, they will win $500 cash. Before the third and final spin, the guest will select an envelope to determine if they will receive an additional bonus to their final spin. The envelope will contain one of the following inserts: choose one number, three numbers, one number plus zero, one number plus two zeroes or one number but double the prize. The guest will select their allotment of individual number bets for the final spin, and if the wheel lands on one of the guest’s predicted numbers, they will win their final prize.

Pro League Pick N’ Win – During the regular football season, 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 tiebreaker game. The top 200 scorers each week will split $10,000 in prizes. 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.

Senior Days – Young at Heart – On Mondays, Rush Rewards members ages 55 and older will enjoy free valet parking from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., a chance to play in the On Demand True Time Slot Tournament where the 10 high scorers will split $2,500 free slot play, entertainment at Van Slyck’s from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and an unlimited soup & salad lunch special for $9.99 at Dukes Lounge from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests may also book a one-night $55 hotel stay on Monday or Sunday each week, based on availability.

Murder Mystery Dinner Social Promotion – From Friday, 19 October at 7:00 a.m. through Monday, 22 October at 4:45 p.m., guests can enter for a chance to win two tickets to the Murder Mystery Dinner Show on Wednesday, 31 October. Guests can enter for the prize by commenting on the Murder Mystery Dinner Show Facebook post with a photo of themselves in their Halloween costume (no photos of children). Two winners will be announced on Monday, 22 October at 5 p.m. on Facebook.

Tracy Morgan Social Promotion – From Thursday, 25 October at 7 a.m. through Friday, 26 October at 4:45 p.m., guests can enter to win two tickets to the Tracy Morgan show on Friday, 9 November. Guests can comment on the Tracy Morgan Facebook post with their favorite Tracy Morgan show in order to be eligible to win. One winner will be announced on Friday, 26 October at 5 p.m. on Facebook.

Dylan Scott Social Promotion – From Sunday, 28 October at 7 a.m. through Monday, 29 October at 4:45 p.m., guests can enter to win two tickets to the Dylan Scott show on Saturday, 10 November. Guests can comment on the Dylan Scott Facebook post with their favorite Dylan Scott song in order to be eligible to win. One winner will be announced on Monday, 29 October at 5 p.m. on Facebook.

Events and Entertainment
Electric City Food Truck Festival – On Friday, 5 October, Rivers Casino and Resort Schenectady will host the second annual Electric City Food Truck Festival along the Mohawk River. This event will feature several local food trucks, along with the casino’s food truck, Rivers To Go, and will include live entertainment from the party band, Kick. The festival will take place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and is open to the public.

PettyBreakers – Guests will enjoy an evening of Tom Petty classics from the nation’s premier Tom Petty cover band on Saturday, 6 October. The PettyBreakers accurately recreate the sights and sounds of an American icon. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are complimentary and exclusive to Rush Rewards members, with a limit of one per person. Rush Rewards membership is entirely free — guests must be 21+ and have a valid I.D. to sign up.

Rolled & On the Rocks – Roll cigars and indulge in fine whiskeys on Sunday, 25 October in the Event Center. The cigar rolling guided lesson and whiskey tasting event will feature six different whiskeys and will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $40 and can be reserved via the call center at (518) 579-8811.

Murder Mystery Dinner Show – Celebrate Halloween with a murder mystery dinner show on Wednesday, 31 October in the Event Center. The Murder Mystery Company will transport guests to a 1920s speakeasy, where anyone could be a suspect. Guests will enjoy a fall-themed three course dinner along with the show. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online or through Proctors Box Office. Guests must be 21+ to attend.

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