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Rivers Casino Pittsburgh announces March promotions and March Madness viewing parties

3 March 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) -- It’s that time of year again — March Mania is back. Rivers Casino Pittsburgh has all the action — March Mania viewing parties for opening weekend of the men’s college basketball tournament, live DJs, and more.

March Mania

For the 2022 men’s college basketball tournament, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh will host reserved-seating viewing parties in both BetRivers Sportsbook and The Event Center. Reserved seats are available in BetRivers Sportsbook from March 17 through March 19 and The Event Center on March 17 and 18. Doors to each viewing area will open at 10:30 a.m.

BetRivers Sportsbook Seating – Guests interested in purchasing a reserved seat for BetRivers Sportsbook will have the option of booths, lounge chairs or table seating for March 17 through March 19. Tickets start at $75 per day and depend on seat location. Reserved seats include a lunch and dinner buffet. The BetRivers Sportsbook writer windows will be open, and will close at the conclusion of the last game. BetRivers betting kiosks are open 24/7.

The Event Center Seating – Reserved seats in The Event Center range from tickets for two up through tables of 10. Ticket prices vary depending on location and food. Food and beverage concessions will be available for purchase each day.

All individual and group reservations are single-day only, and guests will have the option to wager at both venues. Hundreds of betting options are available for the tournament, including in-game betting and prop bets. Reserve your seat or table now at

Live Entertainment

Visit Drum Bar and BetRivers Sportsbook in March to hear live DJs and bands on weekends. Bands are in Drum Bar on Friday and Saturday from 9 p.m. to midnight. DJs are in the BetRivers Sportsbook booth Thursdays from 6 p.m. to midnight and Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Drum Bar Bands – Saddle Up: March 4; Jim Donovan & The Sun King Warriors: March 5; Tres Lads: March 11; Velveeta: March 12; Jeff Jimerson & Airborne: March 18; Artistree: March 19; Dancing Queen: March 25; No Bad JuJu: March 26.

Sportsbook DJs – DJ Rambo: March 3; TJ the DJ: March 4, March 12, March 18 and March 26; DJ Digital Dave: March 5 and March 25; DJ Cake: March 10, March 11 and March 17; DJ Hypnotyza: March 19; DJ Michael Joseph: March 24; DJ NIN: March 31.

Upcoming Ticketed Shows

Ron White – On Saturday, March 12, at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., three-time Grammy-nominated comedian Ron White returns to The Event Center.

Andrew Schulz – On Saturday, March 26, at 7 p.m., standup comic Andrew Schulz brings his "The Infamous Tour" live to The Event Center.

Gladys Knight – The legendary "Empress of Soul" brings her signature songbook to Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino. "Midnight Train to Georgia" and more pull into The Event Center on Saturday, April 23, at 7 p.m.

Thunder From Down Under – Directly from Las Vegas, Thunder From Down Under’s "Welcome Back 2022 World Tour" will be making not one but two stops at The Event Center at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh on Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15, both starting at 7 p.m.

The Clairvoyants – Prepare to be amazed! The talented second-sight duo is bringing their magic act to The Event Center at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh on Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, both shows starting at 7 p.m.

Tickets for all shows can be purchased in the Rivers Casino gift shop or at

Gaming Promotions

Kitchen Classics 16-Piece Glass Food Storage Set Gift Giveaway – Invited guests or guests who earn 1,250 same-day points will be able to swipe their Rush Rewards Players Club Card at any promotional kiosk between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, to reserve their gift (while supplies last). Guests must bring their vended receipt to the Gift Giveaway Center by 7 p.m.

$10,000 Jackpot Drawings – Guests who win a taxable jackpot on a slot machine from 7:51 p.m. on Feb. 23 through 7:50 p.m. on March 30 will receive an entry for the $10,000 Jackpot Drawings on Wednesday, March 30, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. At each drawing, 10 guests will be selected to win a share of $5,000 in Free Slot Play.

$40,000 Mega Jackpot Drawings (All Year) – Guests who win 12 or more jackpots by the end of 2022 will receive an invite in the mail with an entry into the Mega Jackpot Drawing on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023.

New Member Offer – During the month of March, any guest who signs up for a Rush Rewards Players Club Card will receive an exclusive new-member offer. All new members will receive $5 in Free Slot Play and a chance to win $250 in rewards — a $150 gift card to Martorano’s Prime, a $50 gift shop voucher, and $50 in Free Slot Play or Match Play. Once the new member is signed up, they must swipe at a promotional kiosk to receive their Free Slot Play and be entered into the New Member Drawing.

Poker Room Highlights

March High Hands – Rivers Casino Pittsburgh will be running a high-hand promotion every Sunday through Thursday in March. Players with a winning high hand at qualifying tables will win cash during select times.

Social Media

Twitter Tuesday – All guests using #RiversTuesday on Twitter will be eligible to win. One random winner will be selected each week to win $50 in Free Slot Play.

Wheelhouse Wednesday – All guests will be asked to like the Wheelhouse Wednesday Instagram photo for their chance to win. One random winner will be selected each week to win a $50 food voucher.

Facebook Friday – Guests who comment on the Rivers Casino Facebook Friday post by answering the posted question that day will be eligible to win Free Slot Play.

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