January 3rd, 2018

Birds playoff game viewing party and The O’Jays perform in The Event Center

PHILADELPHIA — Jan. 3, 2018 — The O’Jays and its famous “Philly Soul” sound will heat up the SugarHouse Casino Event Center this winter with a Saturday, Jan. 27 performance. Root for Philly’s hometown football team during the playoff viewing party on Saturday, Jan. 13 at Fishtown Hops as the birds fight to advance this postseason.

Promotions, Contests & Sweepstakes

Go Birds! $5,000 Playoff Giveaway — During Philadelphia pro football games in January, Rush Rewards members have a chance to win a share of $5,000 cash earning entries by playing their favorite slot or table game. One winner will be selected at the end of each quarter:

  • $500 in cash – End of 1st Quarter 
  • $1,000 in cash – End of 2nd Quarter
  • $1,500 in cash –  End of 3rd Quarter
  • $2,000 in cash – End of 4th Quarter

$5,000 Playoff Pit Sweepstakes — On Saturdays and Sundays, beginning on Jan. 6 until Feb. 3 from noon to midnight, and Sunday, Feb. 4 from noon to 10:55 p.m., active table game players who are dealt a blackjack in the Playoff Pit will have a chance to win an autographed Chuck Bednarik jersey and $5,000 in cash.

2018 Philadelphia Auto Show Offer — Guests who visit the 2018 Philadelphia Auto Show from Saturday, Jan. 27 to Wednesday, Feb. 28 and show their ticket at Rush Rewards will receive $25 in Match Play.

Auto Show Shuttle — A free shuttle to the 2018 Philadelphia Auto Show will be offered Jan. 27 to Feb. 4. During auto show hours, shuttles will leave SugarHouse, dropping off and picking up passengers at the Convention Center’s Broad Street entrance. For your convenience, auto show tickets can be purchased at Saxbys inside the casino. Passengers must be at least 21 years of age to ride the shuttle.

Top Tier Match Program — Beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 2, new members who sign up for a Rush Rewards card and present a valid top tier card from any Pennsylvania or New Jersey casino at the High Limit podium will receive $250 in Free Slot Play.

Cheesesteak Jackpot Bonus — During the month of January, jackpot winners who hit a jackpot of $1,200 or more are eligible to receive a free Geno’s Cheesesteak.


$100,000 Guaranteed SugarRush Challenge — The Poker Night in America Poker Room will host a multi-day No Limit Texas Hold’em poker tournament from Jan. 10-14. Day 1 flights (Jan. 10-13) feature 25,000 starting stacks for $250 with two flights each day at noon and 7:00 p.m. Players can opt to enter directly into Day 2 (Jan. 14) with a 100,000 chip stack for $1,100. Tournament details and multi-table satellite information is available at

Tuesday Night Bounty Tournament — Beginning this month the poker room will host a $50 (aka double green chip) bounty tournament on the following Tuesdays in January: Jan. 16, Jan. 23 and Jan. 30. The tournament begins at 7 p.m. with players receiving 25,000 starting stacks for $250. For each player knocked out of the tournament, the player with the winning hand will earn a $50 bounty.

Instant High Hand Progressive Jackpots — Every qualifying hand at a cash table in the 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. For more details on this around-the-clock promotion, please visit www.sugarhousecasino.comor call the poker room at 215-717-3883.

Daily High Hands Promotion — It’s non-stop action in the SugarHouse Casino poker room with a winner every 30 minutes during the designated time periods of the nightly high hand promotion. Texas Hold’em games that contribute to the high hand jackpot are eligible for this promotion that will award players $300 on Sun.-Wed. and $500 on Thurs.-Sat.  

Food & Beverage

Philadelphia Hometown Teams Specials — During all games for Philadelphia professional hometown teams, guests can enjoy beverage specials at Lucky Red:

  • Philadelphia professional football games – Enjoy $3 Miller Lite 16 oz. cans.
  • Philadelphia professional basketball games – Enjoy $3 Coors Lite drafts.
  • Philadelphia professional hockey games – Enjoy $3 Yuengling drafts.

Events & Entertainment

97.5 The Fanatic Playoff Party — Cheer on Philly’s team at Fishtown Hops as the birds compete in the playoffs on Saturday, Jan. 13. The festivities will be hosted by 97.5 The Fanatic: 

  • 1 p.m.: Birds Pre-Game Show – hosted by former Philadelphia Eagle Brian Westbrook, Mike Missanelli, Devon Givens and Michael Bradley.
  • 4:35 p.m.: Playoff Viewing Party – prize giveaways during the broadcast’s commercial breaks.

Boxing — Evander Holyfield presents Real Deal Showcase Series I at the SugarHouse Casino Event Center on Friday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. The schedule of events for fight week is as follows:

  • Press Conference — Jan. 24, time TBD
  • Weigh-In — Jan. 25 at 5 p.m.
  • Boxing — Jan. 26 at 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.

The O’Jays — ’70s soul crooners, The O’Jays, will bring its favorite hits to Philadelphia. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers will entertain fans with their famous “Philly Soul” sound in the SugarHouse Casino Event Center on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at 9 p.m. Tickets for the group’s performance cost $69-$89 and can be purchased on SugarHouse Casino headliner events page.

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

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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
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