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SugarHouse Casino releases August events and promotions

1 August 2017

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Grab an ice-cold beer and keep the summer fun going all month long at SugarHouse Casino. Fishtown Hops is bringing back the classic timeless taste of Schlitz beer this August, while brand-new gaming promotions will keep guests entertained all month. Catch country music star Kellie Pickler Saturday, 5 August at The Event Center and sing along with Rick Schuler Saturday, 26 August as he performs favorite John Denver hits.

Gaming Promotions, Contests and Sweepstakes
$15,000 Monthly Jackpot Bonus — On Tuesday, 1 August at 8 p.m., jackpot winners have the chance to win their share of $15,000 Free Play and cash. Qualifying participants who hit a jackpot of $1,200 or more in July will be eligible to participate in this month's jackpot drawing.

Night Out Restaurant Week — Guests who dine at an official Night Out Restaurant Week establishment are eligible to receive $10 Free Play at SugarHouse. Guests must visit SugarHouse between Friday, 18 August through Sunday, 27 August and show their dining receipt. Guests can claim their offer at Rush Rewards and one receipt is valid for up to four guests.

Spin to Win New Member Promotion — New members that sign up for a Rush Rewards card can spin to win at least $10 Free Play with a chance to win up to $500 Free Play. New members from New York State, with New York identification, can sign up for a Rush Rewards card to spin and win at least $50 Free Play.

Poker – Instant High Hand Progressive Jackpots — Starting 1 August at 6 a.m., every qualifying hand at a cash table in the Poker Night in America (PNIA) Poker Room will instantly earn a progressive jackpot. All four-of-a-kind and straight flush hands will earn between $50 and $599, except the royal flush, which will grow daily until it is hit and will never pay less than $200. During this around-the-clock promotion, qualifying hands will be paid the posted amount generated through the promotional jackpot fund. In addition, players with a high hand between 2 a.m. and 3 p.m. will be paid double the posted amount. SugarHouse will also continue to run its nightly 30-minute high hand promotions, and players will be eligible to win both promotions with the same hand. Call 215-717-3883 or visit the poker room for more details.

Poker – 26 August, $500 High Hands — On the day of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight, the PNIA Poker Room will hold a $500 high hand promotion at the cash tables. The qualifying period on 26 August starts at noon and winners will be paid every 30 minutes beginning at 12:30 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m.

Poker – Mayweather vs. McGregor fight — The PNIA Poker Room will be showing the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight on 26 August. It's recommended that players arrive before 4 p.m. to have the best chance at securing a poker seat with a view of the fight on one of the room's many large screen televisions.

Food & Beverage
Go for the "Gusto" with Schlitz — Fishtown Hops is drumming up the taste of the good ol' days with the return of Schlitz's classic '60s formula beer for a limited time this summer. Guests can experience the timeless taste in 16 oz. cans, served at $6 each. One complimentary ice-cold Schlitz will be offered to any group of two or more people who arrive in 1960s threads. This fab offer is activated by checking-in or posting your location on social media from Fishtown Hops.

Fishtown Hops — Enjoy selections of canned and draft ales and IPAs, a custom food menu and live music at Fishtown Hops, the summer's latest hotspot. Philly's newest beer garden features daily happy hours from 5-7 p.m. Fishtown Hops' hours of operation are:
  • Wednesday-Thursday: 4-10 p.m.
  • Friday: 4 p.m.-2 a.m.
  • Saturday: 3 p.m.-2 a.m.
  • Sunday: 2-10 p.m.
The beer garden also features a rotating list of Philly-favorite food trucks including:
  • 4 August: HomeSpun
  • 5 August: Capofitto
  • 11 August: HomeSpun
  • 25 August: HomeSpun
For an updated calendar of food trucks and events, please visit the website. Parking is free for the beer garden and for all the casino's restaurants.

Events & Entertainment
Kellie Pickler
— American Idol alum and country music star Kellie Pickler will perform her hits at The Event Center at SugarHouse Casino on Saturday, 5 August at 9 p.m. Known for her powerful vocals and charming personality, Pickler is a country music dynamo and television star, having entertained fans for more than a decade. Tickets for her performance cost $49-$59 and can be purchased at the website.

A Tribute to John Denver featuring Rick Schuler — Singer-songwriter Rick Schuler ushers in the sounds of the '70s with his "Rocky Mountain High Experience, A Tribute to John Denver" at the SugarHouse Casino Event Center on Saturday, 26 August at 8 p.m. Schuler's uncanny resemblance, vocals and stage persona have made him the leading performer of John Denver's music. Tickets for his performance cost $25 and can be purchased at the website.

Rick Schuler at Fishtown Hops — Fans can get a free sneak preview of Rick Schuler's "Rocky Mountain High Experience" Friday, 25 August from 9-10 p.m. at Fishtown Hops.

Silent Philly Party — Fishtown Hops will host a Silent Philly Party on Wednesday, 2 August from 7-11 p.m. Tickets can be purchased the Silent Philly website.

Boxing — Friday night boxing comes to the SugarHouse Casino Event Center 11 August at 7 p.m. The schedule of events is as follows:
  • News Conference — Tuesday, 8 August from 6-7:30 p.m. in the North Entrance lobby.
  • Weigh-Ins — Thursday, 10 August from 5-7 p.m. in the North Entrance lobby.
  • Boxing — Friday, 11 August from 7-11 p.m. in The Event Center; doors open at 6 p.m.
Live Music
Celebrate the weekend by putting on your dancing shoes and partying with all of your favorite cover bands. Enjoy live entertainment, food and drinks in The Refinery from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • 4 August: Side Arm
  • 5 August: Hot D
  • 11 August: Kristen & The Noise
  • 12 August: Funktion 11
  • 18 August: Cheers the Band
  • 19 August: Michael Allman Band
  • 25 August: The Jump Off
  • 26 August: The Exceptions
To stay up-to-date on all entertainment or to learn more about SugarHouse Casino, please visit the website.

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