The only thing better than a weekend is a three-day weekend. And in honor of the Labor Day holiday, Pennsylvania casinos are adding to their existing promotions with some great incentives you can only get in person.

No matter where you live in PA, a retail casino is only a short drive away.

So to get you ready for a great weekend of gaming and entertainment, here are the highlights of some retail casino promotions and events from across the Keystone State.

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

The River of Clubs Sweepstakes Drawing

Rush Rewards members can earn entries all month long on slots and table games from Thursday, Sept. 1, through Saturday, Sept. 24. Entries will roll over week after week and players will earn one entry for every five tier points. Rush Reward members will earn 10x the drawing entries on Tuesdays in September.

Then, this Friday and Saturday (and other Fridays and Saturdays this month, as well), guests can activate their entries at any Rush Rewards kiosk from 7 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Five winners will be selected and announced at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. They have five minutes to claim their prize at the Rivers Casino promotional area. Then, the winners will choose an envelope from the Rivers Casino’s River of Clubs board.

Prizes range between $250 to $2,500 in cash, along with free slot play.

Labor Day Party on the Pier

On Sunday, Rivers Casino Philadelphia is hosting a free family (and dog) friendly event, Party on the Pier. The event will include food trucks, games, and music from both a DJ and an ultimate Donna Summer tribute, performed by Rainere Martin.

Fireworks will cap things off at 9 p.m.

Harrah’s Philadelphia

Harrah’s Hot Seat

On Friday, from 7-9 p.m., Caesars Rewards members who are actively playing at a table game have a chance to land in a “hot seat” that earns $5,000 in free casino play.

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

Free slot play drawings

This Saturday (and the next four of them, as well), Hollywood Casino in Washington, will select seven winners each hour (at 5, 6, 7, and 8 p.m.) to spin a wheel and earn free slot play.

At 8 p.m., there will be a wild card drawing where winners will receive free slot play, and one of those winners will also receive a guaranteed entry into a grand prize drawing for a Mercedes-Benz C300 AMG, which will be awarded on Oct. 15.

Presque Isle Downs Casino

High 5 Friday and Super 6 Saturday

The Presque Isle Downs Casino in Erie has a couple of regular promotions – High 5 Fridays and Super 6 Saturdays – that are also running during Labor Day weekend. On Fridays, players can earn 10 tier rewards points beginning at 12 p.m. and can also visit the kiosk between 3 and 5 p.m. to pick five lucky numbers. A set of five numbers will be drawn each hour between 5 and 10 p.m. Players who match two or more in any set will win.

Here are the prizes for the High 5 Friday drawings:

  • $5 free slot play – match two
  • $25 free slot play – match three
  • Visit the promo area to win up to $500 in free slot play – match four
  • Win your share of the Progressive Cash Jackpot (currently $35,000) – match five

The Saturday promotion has the same basic setup as Friday’s, but players will pick six numbers, and six numbers will be drawn each hour between 3 and 8 p.m.

Here are the prizes for the Super 6 Saturday drawings:

  • $5 free slot play – match two
  • $10 free slot play – match three
  • $50 free slot play – match four
  • Spin the prize wheel on the kiosk to win up to $500 in free slot play – match five
  • Win your share of the Progressive Cash Jackpot (currently $22,800) – match six

Churchill’s Bourbon and Brew inside the casino can also get your holiday weekend off to a good start. Appetizers are 50% off from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday (as well as every other Friday in September), and there will be live music from Claire Stuczynski, as well.

Lady Luck Nemacolin

Beat the chicken

Rewards players at Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin can earn 400 points toward their tier score to play Tic-tac-toe against the casino’s costumed chicken on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Promotional hours are 12 to 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 12 to 7 p.m. on Sundays.

If the chicken wins, the player receives $5 in free play. If there is a tie, the player wins $10 in free play. And if the player wins, they earn a chance to play the kiosk game with the potential to win up to $1,000 in free play.

Then on Friday, Sept. 30, all winners from the weekly Tic-tac-toe games are invited to a grand finale that will award up to another $1,000 in cash. Players must be present to win.

Mount Airy Casino

Major giveaways at Mount Airy

The Mount Airy Casino has some huge giveaways planned for the holiday weekend. On Friday, players can earn free gas for a year. Rewards members can earn one virtual entry for every 100 points that are accumulated. Every 15 minutes, players can win up to $500 in free slot play or gas gift cards.

At 10 p.m., one lucky winner will receive free gas for a year with a gift card valued at $5,200. Every hour, players will also win a key for a Mercedes drawing on Sunday.

On Saturday, select players can also win some apparel, as well, by inviting or by earning 750 points that day. Gifts are only available while supplies last and are subject to substitutions.

On Sunday, there’s a $10,000 Touchdown Swipe and Win Sweepstakes that gives players a chance to win up to $10,000 in free slot play, just by swiping their player card.

In addition, at 7 p.m., all key winners from Mount Airy’s Free Gas for a Year drawings, and five newly announced winners, will receive a key to win a Mercedes A220. One lucky contestant will leave that night with a brand new car.

Finally, on Monday, players can insert their gaming card into any slot machine to receive free slot play, and receive a chance to have it doubled.

If you still need plans for your Labor Day weekend, look no further than your own state. The retail casinos in Pennsylvania have plenty of promotions to keep you entertained.

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