Pennsylvania Casinos Deliver Plenty Of Holiday Season Activities During December

Written By Nathan Frederick on December 2, 2023
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The holidays are almost here and retail Pennsylvania casinos are bringing you plenty of presents this month. From new cars to cash, you can win extra gifts and incentives all December long that will help bring you some extra holiday cheer.

Besides the options available from Pennsylvania online casinos, here’s a quick rundown of the best things to do and other perks this month at the state’s retail locations.

Harrah’s Philadelphia provides Big Wins this month

Harrah’s Philadelphia has a Fly Birds, Fly promotion that brings some casino rewards during every Eagles football game. Players must swipe their Caesars Rewards cards at a promotional kiosk within four hours of the game’s kickoff to activate the promotion. Then, each time the Eagles score, Harrah’s players will qualify for $7 in free slot play.

Harrah’s Big Wins promotion gives players a chance to win $25,000 in free slot play, as well. Players can win an entry into the drawing by hitting a jackpot of $1,200 or more from Dec. 1 to Dec. 27.

Double entry dates will be held on Dec. 26 and 27. Online entries can be earned between Dec. 1 and 24 (pickup Dec. 25-27). Entries will be submitted on Dec. 28 from 4-7:45 p.m. Drawings will be held between 6-8 p.m.

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Live! Casino Philadelphia includes a Holiday Gift Card Giveaway

Live! Casino Philadelphia has a Holiday Gift Card Giveaway that could deliver a whole bunch of extra presents this month.

From Nov. 20 to Dec. 15, Live! Philadelphia players can get a $25 gift card for every 1,250 Tier Credits they earn during the Holiday Gift Card Giveaway promotion. The total amount could reach $1,000 in gift cards, which equals 50,000 tier credits.

Players can swipe their Live! Rewards cards at any promotional kiosk to view their progress and print their vouchers in order to pick up the gift cards on redemption days. These days will be held on Dec. 16 and 17.

Another holiday promotion, the Naughty or Nice Drawing, is going to put a brand new 2024 BMW X3 in someone’s driveway for Christmas. The earning period will run from Dec. 1 until Dec. 23, with 25 winners snagging their share of over $60,000 in prizes, including the grand prize – the 2024 BMW X3.

All Live! Rewards members can earn one entry for every 50 tier credits received during the promotional period. Slot play can provide 2x entries, with two entries earned for every 50 tier credits. All Live! Rewards members can swipe their cards at any promotional kiosk, card in/card out at any slot machine, or close their table games rating for entry activation.

Spend New Year’s Eve with Live! Casino Philadelphia and take a shot at the NYE Mega Jackpot Madness. Just play any eligible slot machine with your Live! Rewards card for a chance to celebrate the New Year as the lucky Mega Jackpot Madness winner (contest excludes video poker and electronic table games).

The jackpot starts at $10,000 and must hit by $50,000 – no later than 6 a.m. on Jan. 1.

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Live! Casino Pittsburgh offers Naughty or Nice December drawing

Live! Casino Pittsburgh has a number of promotions similar to its sister property in Philadelphia to get you in the holiday spirit.

Its version of the Naughty or Nice promotion lets players earn one entry for every 50 Tier Credits acquired during the promotional period, running Dec. 1-25. Each player will also receive one free entry.

In addition, there will be an entry multiplier every Friday in December leading up to the drawing from 6:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. each respective day:

  • Dec. 1 = 5x
  • Dec. 8 = 10x
  • Dec. 15 = 15x
  • Dec. 22 = 20x

Entry activation begins at 4:00 p.m. on Christmas Day. There will be five winners per hour and 25 winners in total. Prizes include a new Lincoln Corsair, a MacBook Air, a Dyson Airwrap, designer handbags, free play and more. Reward members will also receive additional entries as follows:

  • Gold Card members: 100 bonus entries
  • Platinum Card members: 200 bonus entries
  • Black Card members: 300 bonus entries
  • Jade Card members: 400 bonus entries
  • Chairman’s Club members: 500 bonus entries

The drawing period will be held between 5 and 9 p.m. at the casino’s main bar.

Rush the Halls at Rivers Casino Philadelphia

Rivers Casino Philadelphia is letting players Rush the Halls on Dec. 7. Casino patrons can turn their Rush Rewards points into holiday gifts at the Rush Rewards holiday shopping event. Those who play with their Rush Rewards Card from Dec. 1-7 can earn additional shopping dollars towards great holiday gifts at Rivers Philadelphia. The full catalog can be found here.

The more you play, the more you earn. Players can visit any of the Rush Rewards kiosks to print out vouchers before shopping.

Rivers Philadelphia is also giving its players a great way to ring in the new year. With the $48,000 Gold Bar Giveaway, players can start 2024 with a big win.

Guests can use their PA Casino Rewards Card all month long to earn entries for the Philly casino promotion. Every drawing during the promo will have four winners that share 24 ounces of gold bars.

As the new year approaches, players can earn 24x entries by playing their favorite slots and table games from Dec. 24-28. Ten tier points equal one entry. Drawing dates will be held at 9, 10 and 11 p.m. on Dec. 30 and 31.

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Nathan Frederick is an award-winning writer with more than 1,000 published bylines and two decades of journalism experience. His work has won awards from the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Journalists, the Keystone Press Association, and the Associated Press Sports Editors. He has also authored three books, one of which debuted as an Amazon No. 1 New Release.

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