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Rivers Casino Pittsburgh announces October happenings

2 October 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Why sit outside in a pumpkin patch waiting for something great? There’s a seven-figure jackpot waiting to hit on the North Shore, and Rivers Casino is serving Block House Brewing Pumpkin Ale until the kegs run dry. Good news for fans of sports, fun and fall—October is here.

BetRivers Sportsbook
Football Watch Parties — October kicks off with Week 4 of pro football. Watch all your favorite football teams in the BetRivers Sportsbook Lounge. Tables and chairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Lounge chairs and booths are available by reservation only. Visit for more information and to reserve your seat today.

Additionally, baseball is entering the postseason, and the ice is heating up for preseason and regular season hockey. Even when they’re away, all your favorite teams are playing at home on the big screens of BetRivers Sportsbook.

Record breaking Pai Gow Progressive Jackpot
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is on track to beat its own property record. The Pai Gow Progressive jackpot is now at $1,157,800 (and still growing). When/if it soars past $1.2 million, that will exceed the Rivers Poker Room’s bad beat jackpot payout in August of 2022—still the U.S. bad beat jackpot record.

Pai Gow Poker uses playing cards instead of traditional Pai Gow Chinese dominoes. It features head-to-head play against the dealer and an optional bonus bet which triggers the jackpot. Players and the dealer each get seven cards to make two poker hands—a five-card “high” hand and a two-card “low” hand.

October’s Indoor Music
Visit Drum Bar and BetRivers Sportsbook in October to hear live DJs and bands every weekend. Bands are in Drum Bar on Fridays and Saturdays, 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.

October Drum Bar Lineup:
  • Friday, 6 October: Michael Christopher Band
  • Saturday, 7 October: Scott, Rob and Greg of The Clarks
  • Friday, 13 October: Saddle Up
  • Saturday, 14 October: Alt Rocks
  • Friday, 20 October: Totally 80s
  • Saturday, 21 October: Steeltown
  • Friday, 27 October: Jim Donovan & Sun King Warriors
  • Saturday, 28 October: One Up Band

October BetRivers Sportsbook Lineup:
  • Thursday, 5 October: DJ Digital Dave
  • Friday, 6 October: TJ the DJ
  • Thursday, 12 October: DJ Cake
  • Friday, 13 October: DJ Rambo
  • Saturday, 14 October: TJ the DJ
  • Thursday, 19 October: DJ Digital Dave
  • Friday, 20 October: DJ Rambo
  • Saturday, 21 October: TJ the DJ
  • Thursday, 26 October: TJ the DJ
  • Friday, 27 October: DJ Cake
  • Saturday, 28 October: DJ Cake

Rivers Salutes — Veterans Day Upcoming Reminder
Year-round, veterans and active military are eligible to receive a “Rivers Salutes” custom Rush Rewards card to qualify for special promotions and offers. Guests can present a valid military or veteran ID card at the cashier to be part of the Rivers Salutes program.

October Gaming Promotions

Rush Table Zone — Enjoy $5 blackjack, roulette and craps at one of our 55 electronic table games with a live dealer. Rush Table Zone is open daily.

$10,000 Jackpot Drawings — Guests who win a taxable jackpot on a slot machine from now until Oct. 25 at 7:50 p.m. will receive an entry for the $10,000 Jackpot Drawings on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. At each drawing, 10 guests will be selected to win a share of $5,000 in bonus slot play.

$30,000 High Limit Jackpot Drawing — Guests who win a taxable jackpot on a slot machine in our High Limit Slots area from now until Saturday, 28 October at 8:20 p.m. will receive an entry for the $30,000 jackpot drawings on Saturday, 28 October, at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. At each drawing, 10 guests will be selected to win a share of $15,000 in bonus slot play.

Young at Heart — On Monday, 16 October, from 6 a.m. to 12:59 p.m., Rush Rewards members ages 55 and up who are part of the Young at Heart Club can swipe their Rush Rewards Card at a kiosk to activate their entries into drawings for bonus slot play at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

New Member Offer — During the month of October, any guest who signs up for a Rush Rewards Players Club Card will receive their choice between the following: $5 in bonus slot play, a $5 Dining Offer or $10 in Match Play. Stop by the cashier to sign up today.

October Poker Room Highlights

Poker Room Hours — Rivers Casino’s Poker Room is open 24 hours beginning every Thursday at 10 a.m., until 6 a.m. on Monday. Regular hours of operation are from 10 a.m. until 6 a.m., every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

October High Hands — Rivers Casino Pittsburgh will be running a high-hand promotion every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from noon to midnight and Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. Players with a winning high hand at qualifying tables will win cash during select times.

Enter to Win — Social Media Giveaways

Twitter Tuesday — Tweet using the hashtag, #RiversTuesday, for a chance to win $50 in bonus slot play. Every Tuesday. A winner will be randomly chosen. Don’t miss out on your chance to enter — follow @WinBigRivers for weekly reminders!

Wheelhouse Wednesday — Like and add the weekly “Wheelhouse Wednesday” photo to your story on Instagram for a chance to win a $50 dining credit at Wheelhouse. One lucky winner will be selected at random. Follow @riverscasinopgh for more information.

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