It has a little bit of everything. Live! Casino Pittsburgh opened in November 2020 at the Westmoreland Mall in Greensburg (about 35 miles east of Pittsburgh). The 100,00 square-foot facility moved into the space formerly occupied by a Bon-Ton store and has been upping the stakes ever since.
Live! Casino Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s first mini-casino, is not short on top-notch entertainment. The Cordish Companies owns and operates Live! Casino Pittsburgh and Live! Casino Philadelphia. They have a national reputation for developing entertainment districts and venues.
Rob Norton, the President of Cordish Gaming Group commented that the Pittsburgh casino is “bigger than many casinos all over the country, especially in the Midwest.”
“We couldn’t be happier or more excited. The casino looks great and the experience is a game-changer.”
Slots and table games at Live! Casino Pittsburgh
There are 750 slot machines, including Wheel of Fortune, Double Diamond, Blazing 7s and 3-D versions such as Game of Thrones and Sphinx. The slot lineup is continuously updated, so frequent visitors will often find new additions.
There are also more than 30 table games at the Live! property, with a variety of limits to satisfy both your gaming appetite and your budget. Those games include Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette, Craps and a number of different poker offerings.
Sportsbook at Live! Casino in Pittsburgh
You can place in-person wagers at Live! Casino Pittsburgh at FanDuel Sportsbook. It has fifteen sports betting kiosks and a teller window. There’s also a 40-foot television to watch all the action.
Live! Casino Pittsburgh FanDuel Sportsbook hours
Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – Midnight
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Restaurants spice up the Live! Pittsburgh
Live! Casino Pittsburgh also offers plenty of dining options so no one has to go home hungry.
Sports and Social Steel City is a two-level restaurant/sports bar, gaming parlor and social lounge, featuring a 40-foot diagonal high-definition LED TV. There are also numerous games such as bowling, foosball, darts, bubble hockey, pop-a-shot, shuffleboard, cruise ship shuffleboard, skeeball and a golf simulator. The menu boasts made-from-scratch American classics including a wide variety of burgers and entrees.
Another restaurant, Guy’s American Kitchen + Bar, offers to take you to Emmy-award winner Guy Fieri’s Flavortown. His menu features “Real Deal” Guy signature recipes, including burgers, championship BBQ, and serious Big Eat dishes. The bar menu is loaded as well with “Off da Hook” hand-crafted cocktails and craft beers.
The newest space, PBR Pittsburgh, just opened in early June. PBR Pittsburgh promises “an authentic country experience and big-time entertainment.” Yes, it has a mechanical bull.
The 4,560-square-foot country bar offers line dancing, specialty-themed Friday nights, midnight military salutes, private VIP booths and the area’s only professionally-endorsed mechanical riding bull in a fun, lively atmosphere.
Sean Sullivan, general manager at Live! Casino, said in a news release in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
“There is nothing like PBR Pittsburgh in the area. We’re eager to see our guests kick up their heels, listen to live country music and tackle the infamous mechanical riding bull during a fun night out.”
Rewards program for Live! Casino
It might technically be a mini-casino but it has big rewards. The Live! Rewards Players Club provides different tiers of benefits based on gameplay levels. Players can earn complimentary gaming, private services, slot holds, and even golf rounds, or tickets to sporting events.
According to the casino’s website, the Live! Rewards program is recognized by the readers of USA Today as one of the nation’s top casino loyalty programs. Live! Rewards placed in the Top 5 among all competitors in USA Today’s annual 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest.
Frequently asked questions about Live! Casino Pittsburgh
Is Live! Casino Pittsburgh open? What is their hours?
Yes. Live! Casino Pittsburgh is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Can you smoke at Live! Casino Pittsburgh?
Currently, smoking is not permitted at any casino in Pennsylvania.
Is drinking allowed on the gaming floor? Do they serve alcohol?
Yes. Drink service has returned to the casino floor in Pennsylvania.
Do I have to wear a mask at Live! Casino Pittsburgh?
Fully vaccinated guests do not have to wear a mask at any Pennsylvania casino. However, mask requirements are still required for those who are not vaccinated or are only partially vaccinated.
Is there a poker room?
Opening in early 2022.
Does Live! Casino Pittsburgh have a high limit room?
Is parking free?
Yes. Live! Casino Pittsburgh has a free parking garage with 6,400 spaces.
Does Live! Casino Pittsburgh have a hotel on-site?
No. A Ramada Hotel & Conference Center is a half-mile away and a Holiday Inn Express is about a six-mile drive.
Live! Casino available online
Even if you can’t make it to the casino floor, you can bring the casino to you. PlayLive’s PA online casino features over 100 games, including slots (such as Fortune Coin, Cleopatra, Red Hot Tamales and others), table games such as roulette, baccarat and blackjack, and live dealer.
The Live! casino app can be downloaded via iOS or Android. The same goes for the FanDuel Sportsbook app, which provides sports bettors with online access.
Whether you’re in-person or at home, the Live! Casino brand provides plenty of entertainment.
Say good-bye to boredom.
Because the Live! Casino Pittsburgh has a little bit of everything.
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