Pennsylvania Casinos Offer Lots Of Ways To Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2023

Written By Nathan Frederick on December 26, 2023
Image showing the year 2024 inside of a slot reel for a story about the wide range of Pennsylvania casino plans in store for New Year's Eve 2023.

A new year and one of the biggest party nights of the holiday season beckons – and Pennsylvania casinos have plenty of excitement planned to help you celebrate.

There’s free slot play, lots of cash and even gold bars to be won. It’s perhaps the perfect way to start 2024.

So beyond the holiday offers available on PA online casinos, here’s a quick roundup of the best events, activities and deals you can find to ring in the new year at the state’s retail locations.

Pennsylvania casino New Year’s Eve 2023 plans

Hollywood Pennsylvania casinos provide a Lucky Hand Giveaway

Hollywood Casino Morgantown is helping people get lucky on New Year’s Eve with the Lucky Hand Giveaway from 5-7 p.m. Patrons can earn drawing entries for select hands from now through Dec. 31. Then, three winners will be selected every 15 minutes on Dec. 31 to win up to $250 in PENN Cash. At 7 p.m., one lucky winner will be selected to receive $2,500 cash, making their new year even happier.

Also on Dec. 31, players at the Hollywood Casino York can win up to $5,000 cash between 1-6 p.m. Winners will be drawn every half hour and guests can earn manual entries from the slot team by hitting a taxable jackpot during the earning period.

To enter, simply deposit your entries into the drawing drum up to one hour before the promotion begins. Visit York’s Player Services kiosk for the complete information and details.

The New Year’s draw at the Hollywood Casino at the Meadows promises plenty of cash for those ready to play live on New Year’s Eve. Four winners of $2,023 cash will be selected every hour between 8-11 a.m. and then again at 12:15 a.m. At 1 a.m., six lucky winners will take home $2,024 in cash.

To enter, Meadows players can start at 7 p.m. and will swipe at a kiosk for an entry ticket, which should be placed in a drawing drum. Invited guests get a free drawing entry, and PENN Play members can earn 100 same-day tier points for an entry. There is a maximum of one entry per person.


Harrah’s Philadelphia hands out $2,024 in bonuses

At Harrah’s Philadelphia, those playing in the High-Limit room from 10-11:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve could win a share of $2,024 in free casino play or 202,400 in Reward Credits.

Two seats will be drawn at 10 p.m. Then, three seats will be drawn every 15 minutes until 11:30 p.m., totaling 20 winners overall.

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Live! Casino Philadelphia offers NYE Mega Jackpot Madness

Live! Casino Philadelphia is starting the New Year’s Eve celebration a little early with a promotion that starts on Saturday, Dec. 30 and is guaranteed to hit by 6 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 1.

The NYE Mega Jackpot Madness starts at $10,000 and must hit by $50,000. Patrons can play any eligible slot machine with their Live! Rewards card for a chance to win. Video poker and electronic table games are not included.

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Live! Casino Pittsburgh New Year’s Eve hot seats

Across the state at Live! Casino Pittsburgh in Westmoreland County, 240 lucky winners will be crowned on New Year’s Eve. All Live Reward members who are actively playing slots with their card properly inserted are eligible to be selected as the hot seat.

Hot seats will be recognized randomly between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. on Dec. 31. Winners can receive up to $2,400 in free slot play, downloaded directly to their Live! Rewards card.

Rivers Pennsylvania casinos supply $48,000 Gold Bar Giveaway

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is giving high-limit slots players a chance to take home a massive New Year’s Eve jackpot. Players who win a $1,200 or higher jackpot in the High-Limit Slots Area will receive an entry into the $30,000 High-Limit Jackpot Drawings. Those players can then win a share of $30,000 in free slot play.

And finally, perhaps as a perfect complement to the Wonka movie that’s recently been released in theaters, Rivers Philadelphia is promoting a $48,000 Gold Bar Giveaway for the final days in December.

Patrons who play with their Rush Rewards card can earn entries all December long for this promotion. Every drawing during the promo will award four lucky winners with a share of 24 troy ounces of gold bars. Ten tier points equal one entry.

Players can also earn 24x entries by playing their favorite slots and table games from Dec. 24-28. Drawing dates will be held on Dec. 30 and 31 at 9, 10 and 11 p.m.

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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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