December 5th, 2018

New Year’s Eve bash in The Event Center

PHILADELPHIA — Nov. 30, 2018 — Celebrate Philadelphia’s most electric New Year’s Eve party in The Event Center at SugarHouse Casino on Monday, Dec. 31. This ticketed event includes live music, appetizers and a premium open bar. Also in December, the casino features the 12 Days of Free Play.

Promotions, Contests & Sweepstakes

12 Days of Free Play — During the dates and times listed below, one full bank of randomly selected slot machines will be chosen to win $250 Free Play. All guests who are actively playing with their Rush Rewards Card at the winning slot bank will split the $250 Free Play equally.


  • Monday, Dec. 3-Thursday, Dec. 6
  • Monday, Dec. 10-Thursday, Dec. 13
  • Monday, Dec. 17-Thursday, Dec. 20

Drawing Times:

  • 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Dynasty Hot Seat — On Wednesdays in December from 8-10 p.m., two guests actively playing with their Rush Rewards card on one of the casino’s Dynasty Games will be randomly selected every 30 minutes to win $125 in cash. Guests are eligible for multiple wins, but are only allowed to win once per day.

The Birds’ Nest $5K Sweepstakes — On Saturdays and Sundays in December between noon and midnight, (noon-9:55 p.m. on Dec. 30), active table game players who are dealt a blackjack in Pit 3 will receive a manual entry for a chance to win $5,000 cash at the drawing on Sunday, Dec. 30, at 10 p.m.

Choose the Champs Challenge — During the 2018-2019 football season, guests can insert their Rush Rewards card into a kiosk machine each week and select their picks beginning at 6 a.m. Tuesdays through Sundays for a chance to win a share of $10,000 in prizes. The list of winners will be posted on every Tuesday by noon.

$15,000 Monthly Jackpot Bonus — On Monday, Dec. 3, at 8 p.m., jackpot winners have the chance to win their share of $15,000 Free Slot Play and cash. Qualifying participants who hit a jackpot of $1,200 or more in November will be eligible to participate in this month’s jackpot drawing.

SugarHouse Casino Poker Room

$100,000 Guaranteed SugarRush Challenge — The SugarHouse Casino Poker Room will host a multi-day No Limit Texas Hold’em poker tournament from Dec. 5-9. Day 1 flights (Dec. 5-8) feature 25,000 starting stacks for $250 with two flights each day at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Players can opt to enter directly into Day 2 (Sunday, Dec. 9, at noon) with a 100,000 chip stack for $1,100. Tournament details are available at

No Limit Texas Hold’em December Tournament Schedule:


11 a.m. Sun. – $150 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool (Dec. 2, 16, 23, 30)

  • 7 p.m. Mon. – $125 entry, $4,000 guaranteed prize pool (Dec. 3, 10, 17)
  • 7 p.m. Wed. – $125 entry, $5,000 guaranteed prize pool (Dec. 12, 19, 26)
  • 11 a.m. Sat. – $45 entry, beginner’s tournament (Dec. 1, 15, 22, 29)

Daily High Hands — It’s “Thursday Thunder” in the poker room during December as SugarHouse features more than $200,000 worth of high hands this month. On Thursday’s,

high hands are $500 every 30 minutes from noon to midnight. Players at Texas Hold’em games that contribute to the high hand jackpot fund are eligible to win various amounts ranging from $300 to $500 for each high hand every 30 minutes on Sundays from 2-11 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays from noon to midnight, Fridays from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Saturdays from 1-11 p.m.

Note: There will be no high hand promotions on Saturday, Dec. 8, or Tuesday, Dec. 25.

Bad Beat Jackpot — When the Bad Beat Jackpot hits $50,000, the minimum qualifying hand is quad 6s. Before reaching the capped $50,000 jackpot, the minimum qualifier is quad 10s.

For more information on tournament and promotions, please visit, call the Poker Room at 215-717-3883 or stop by the poker desk.


Food & Beverage


Fishtown Hops — Fishtown Hops’ beer garden offers delicious bites including Hoppy Wings, Original Philly House-Made Cheesesteak Rolls, House-Made Fried Mozzarella and more, plus a selection of local brews and craft cocktails. The hours of operation are Sundays through Thursdays from noon-8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 2 a.m. Happy hour is every day from 5-7 p.m.


Philadelphia Hometown Football Team Specials — During Philadelphia professional football games, guests can enjoy the following specials:

  • Fishtown Hops — $2 Miller Lite drafts, $12 Miller Lite buckets
  • Lucky Red — $2 Miller Lite drafts

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House — On Fridays and Saturdays in December, guests will enjoy live piano music in the casino’s first-class steakhouse from 6-10 p.m. Thursday’s live music is from 5-9 p.m.

  • Buck-A-Shuck — $1 oysters, Thursdays from 5-8 p.m.

Events & Entertainment

New Year’s Eve Party in The Event Center at SugarHouse Casino

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Philadelphia’s most lively party on Monday, Dec. 31, starting at 10 p.m. The Rockets, a seven-piece, high-energy band provide the music, while SugarHouse offers a three hour premium open bar, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and more. Party tickets are $100, while limited VIP tickets, with access to the patio for fireworks viewing, are $150. Please visit for more information and to purchase tickets.

97.5 The Fanatic Broadcast — For each Philadelphia professional football game this month (Dec. 3, 9, 16, 23, 30), guests can enjoy a broadcast by 97.5 FM – The Fanatic in Fishtown Hops beginning three hours before kickoff and ending at halftime of the game. Food and drink specials will be offered, as well as weekly prize giveaways. Enter each week for a chance to win the grand prize, an Away Game Experience package for two. Miller Lite will be pulling the winner of this package on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 8 p.m. Additionally, winners of the Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest on Sunday, Dec. 23, will take home a limited edition Miller Lite Holiday Sweater.

Fishtown Hops — Dance to live new music and classics by local bands and DJs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on select Fridays and Saturdays at Fishtown Hops:

Saturday, Dec. 1: Coast 2 Coast

Friday, Dec. 7: Shorty Long & the Jersey Horns

Saturday, Dec. 8: Funk Daddy

Friday, Dec. 14: B-Street (Springsteen Tribute)

Saturday, Dec. 15: Sensational Soul Cruisers

Friday, Dec. 21: Drop Dead Sexy

Saturday, Dec. 22: The Exceptions

Friday, Dec. 28: Kristen and the Noise

Saturday, Dec 29: LeCompt with Horns

Monday, Dec 31: Steel the Sky


To stay up-to-date on all entertainment or to learn more about SugarHouse Casino, please visit





SugarHouse, which opened in September 2010 as Philly’s casino, features 1,891 slots, 103 table games, a 28-table poker room, fun and unique dining options, riverfront views, and free on-site parking. The casino employs approximately 1,500 people and has been voted a “Best Place to Work” by the Philadelphia Business Journal for seven consecutive years and a “Top Workplace” by for six straight years. For more information, visit


Jeff Shurilla
For SugarHouse Casino
267-932-8760, ext. 304
[email protected]

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1001 N. Delaware Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125

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