Rivers Casino Philadelphia December Events and Promotions

Dec 2, 2019 7:04 PM

Hop into the holiday season this December with new gaming and dining promotions at Rivers Casino Philadelphia. Enjoy the New Year’s Eve Dinner for Two special at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House. Meanwhile, enter for a chance to win a 2020 Hyundai Elantra and a prize package to the Big Game in the Sportsbook Ticket Giveaway. These are just some of the many offerings in store this month at Rivers Casino Philadelphia. 

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Food and Beverage

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House — Enjoy the New Year’s Eve Dinner for Two and Buck-a-Shuck offerings at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House: 

New Year’s Eve Dinner for Two - On Tuesday, Dec. 31, Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House is celebrating the end of a decade with a Dinner for Two special. Guests can enjoy a special New Year’s Eve menu, including a three course dinner, champagne toast and dessert, all for $175. Tax and gratuity are not included.

Buck-a-Shuck - Buck-a-Shuck days, featuring $1 oysters, are Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. 
On Fridays and Saturdays in December, guests will enjoy live piano music in the casino’s first-class steakhouse from 6-10 p.m. Live music on Thursdays is from 5-9 p.m.

Mian - Enjoy the new menu offerings, $18 lunch special and dim sum all day at Mian:

$18 Lunch Special - From noon to 6 p.m. daily, guests can enjoy fried rice, General Tso’s chicken, shrimp and scrambled eggs, and many other offerings on Mian’s lunch specials menu. Lunch specials come with a soup, appetizer, entrée and dessert, all for $18. 

Dim Sum - Guests can enjoy shrimp spring rolls, shu mai, pork ribs with black beans and many other offerings featured on Mian’s dim sum menu.

New Menu - Guests can enjoy new menu offerings for lunch and dinner. New featured menu items include Hong Kong-style stir-fried clams, mapo tofu, and a tomato and beef entree. 

BetRivers Sportsbook - Swing into the BetRivers Sportsbook in December for this month’s specials:

Army vs. Navy Football Game - On Saturday, Dec. 14, guests can watch and wager on the Army vs. Navy game in BetRivers Sportsbook while enjoying $12 Miller Lite Bucket of Pounders, $5 specials and much more.

$3 Miller Lite Philadelphia Football Special - Every Eagles game day, the BetRivers Sportsbook is offering $3 Miller Lite pounders.  

$12 Miller Lite Bucket of Pounders Special - The BetRivers Sportsbook offers a bucket of Miller Lite pounders for just $12. 

$5 Specials - The sportsbook is now offering $5 food specials, seven days a week. The featured menu items include:

  • A five-piece box of Krispy Krunchy Chicken whole wings with special sauce
  • A loaded chili cheese dog
  • La Frieda all-beef cheeseburger brisket, chuck and short rib blend
  • Firehouse chili topped with onions and cheddar cheese
  • “Jacked-up” cheesesteak nachos with pico de gallo, Cheez Whiz and onions
  • Cheesy fries

Lou’s Pizza - Lou’s Pizza offers savory pies made with fresh ingredients, where guests can enjoy pizza by the slice. 

Slice and Beverage Special - Lou’s is now offering guests a slice of pizza and a beverage for just $6.

The Coffee Spot - The Coffee Spot, which proudly serves Starbucks Coffee, delivers a variety of expertly roasted coffee products and fresh, locally baked pastries. 

Promotions, Contests and Sweepstakes

2020 Hyundai Elantra Sweepstakes - From Sunday, Dec. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 28, Rush Rewards Members will receive one free entry and can earn additional entries into the Hyundai Elantra sweepstakes for every 25 tier points earned. On Friday, Dec. 27 and Saturday, Dec. 28, from 7-9:30 p.m., five winners will be selected every 30 minutes to win a Reward Point Prize. At 10 p.m., five winners will be selected to win up to 1,000,000 Rewards Points or a 2020 Hyundai Elantra.

Sportsbook Ticket Giveaway - From Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, through Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, guests will receive one entry into the Sportsbook Ticket giveaway for each professional football wager of $200 or greater for the chance to win a prize package to the Big Game. Guests must visit a ticket writer at the counter to receive their entry, and one winner will be selected at the drawing on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at noon.

Mian Dim Sum Play & Earn - Starting Dec. 1, any guest playing for a minimum of two hours and betting $20 per hand on Asian table games will be eligible to receive a voucher for two dim sum menu items served in Mian. Voucher is valid for dine in only.

Progressive Payday December Earning - From Sunday, Dec. 1, through Tuesday, Dec. 31, Rush Rewards Members can earn a variable amount of tier points to qualify into the $10,000, $25,000 and $50,000 Progressive Payout drawings. Each qualifying guest will receive one entry into their respective drawing. 

WIN-ter Wonderland Social Media Sweepstakes - From Monday, Dec. 2, through Monday, Dec. 23, guests who visit the Rivers Casino Philadelphia Facebook page can enter for a chance to win various prizes. One winner will be randomly selected daily from Dec. 12 through Dec. 23.

Flurries of Fortune Sweepstakes - Throughout the month of December, all Rush Rewards Members will receive one free entry into the Flurries of Fortune sweepstakes and can earn additional entries for every 25 tier points earned on selected Tuesdays. On Tuesday, Dec. 3, 10, 17 and 24, from 4-7:30 p.m., five winners will be selected every 30 minutes to win up to 140,000 Rewards Points. At 8 p.m. each day, one winner will receive 500,000 Rewards Points.

Winning Wednesdays Social Media Contest - From Wednesday, Dec. 4, through Wednesday, Dec. 25, guests can enter the Winning Wednesday social media contest by liking posts that highlight one new slot machine each week on the Rivers Casino Philadelphia Facebook. One winner will be selected every Wednesday at 4 p.m. to receive 10,000 Rewards Points.

Ultimate Gift Giveaway - From Sunday, Dec. 1, through Saturday, Dec. 7, Rush Rewards Members will receive one free entry into the Ultimate Gift giveaway and can earn additional entries for every 25 tier points earned. On Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7, from 7-10:30 p.m., seven winners will be selected every 30 minutes to receive a gift and one winner will receive $2,500 cash.

Rivers Poker Room

No-Limit Texas Hold ’em December Tournament Schedule:

  • 11 a.m. Sundays — $150 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool  
  • 7 p.m. Mondays — $125 entry, $4,000 guaranteed prize pool  
  • 7 p.m. Wednesdays — $125 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool  
  • 11 a.m. Saturdays — $65 entry 

Daily High Hands - As Philadelphia’s first and only poker room, Rivers features more than $220,000 worth of high hands in December. The high-hand promotion is offered daily, and players can win varying amounts ranging from $300 to $500 every 30 minutes at selected times.

Bad Beat Jackpot - The current Bad Beat Jackpot is $100,000, and the minimum qualifying hand is quad 2s.

Events and Entertainment

Brian McKnight Holiday Show — Acclaimed contemporary singer, songwriter, producer and musician Brian McKnight, known for hits like “Anytime,” “Forever” and “I Want You,” brings his holiday show to The Event Center at Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Friday, Dec. 6, at 8 p.m. The show is sold out.

New Year’s Eve Parties — On Tuesday, Dec. 31, Rivers Casino Philadelphia is ringing in the new year by hosting two New Year’s Eve parties, both open to the public.

A Night in Wonderland Party — From 9 p.m. until 2 a.m., enjoy an Alice in Wonderland-themed New Year’s Eve party. From 9:30-10:30 p.m., guests can enjoy a pre-party in Jack’s Bar + Grill featuring an open bar and DJ. Then, in The Event Center from 10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., guests can celebrate the end of a decade with a premium open bar, food stations and a DJ. Tickets are $175 per person and can be purchased via Ticketmaster.com. 

Dance Party — From 10 p.m. until 1 a.m., guests can enjoy an open bar, DJ and dance party sponsored by Bacardi and Grey Goose in the casino’s new bar and restaurant, Jack’s Bar + Grill. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased via Ticketmaster.com.  

To stay up to date on all entertainment or to learn more about Rivers Casino Philadelphia, please visit RiversCasino.com/Philadelphia. 

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