Running on Saturday, July 23, the Blue Chip Giveaways will award $1,000 every hour from 1 pm to 10 pm. Following the 10 pm cash drawing, a complementary drawing will be held among all of the $1,000 winners for the grand prize: a 2011 Buick LaCrosse CXL. Entries can be activated by simply playing slots machines or table games available at Blue Chip Casino with a B Connected card.
Every Tuesday in July, Blue Chip will randomly select a first name and display it on property. Winners can visit the B ConnectedSM Club to take home some cool Blue Chip merchandise. Players can also enjoy Fabulous Fridays and Super Saturdays in the Blue Chip Poker Room. Every Friday and Saturday in July, players can win $100 in hourly giveaways from 7 pm to 9 pm and a prize of $500 at 10 pm. Second chance hourly drawings are held on Saturdays, with $100 given away between 7 and 9 pm and $500 given away at 10 pm. Entries are earned by hitting a full house or better during the previous week.
The Big Blue Challenge, a Texas Hold’ em no-limit poker tournament, will be held every Friday in July at 12:00 pm (July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29). Registration will be held from 10 am to 12 noon on the day of the tournament. The registration fee is $80, payable in full at the casino cage on the day of the tournament.
The Blue Chip Shootout, a Texas Hold’em no-limit poker tournament, will be held every Tuesday in July July 5, 12, 19 and 26– starting at noon. The registration fee is $80, payable in full at the casino cage on the day of the tournament. Participants can register from 10 am to 12 pm on the day of the tournament.
The Blue Chip Sunday Showdown will be held on July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, starting at noon. Registration for the Texas Hold’em no-limit poker tournament will be held from 10 am to 12 pm; fee is $105, payable in full at the casino cage on the day of the tournament. The TKO Poker Challenge Bounty Tournament will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 6 pm. Registration is available from 4 pm to 6 pm the day of the tournament. Registration fee is $60.
For all tournaments, Blue Chip Casino No-Limit Texas Hold’em rules apply. There are no re-buys or add-ons. There is a maximum of 60 players for each tournament; the prize pool depends on the number of participants. A Bad Beat Jackpot can be won during any of the tournaments when a player loses with aces full of kings or better. Both players’ hands must play in the case of aces full.
Tournament players must be B ConnectedSM members; guests can sign up free at the B ConnectedSM booth in the casino pavilion. Guests who sign up for a new B Connected Membership in July will receive a free gift by visiting a kiosk. Receive up to $500 in slot points, and earn 200 base points on a B Connected Card on the day of sign-up and receive a 12-pack of Wild Cherry Pepsi® or Wild Cherry Diet Pepsi®. Limit one 12-pack per person, while supplies last.
Also on July 17 and 18, guests can register for a chance to win a share of the $40,000 prize pool and a trip to Las Vegas to compete in a $100,000 slot tournament. The $125 entry fee includes tournament play, dinner for two on July 17, an overnight hotel stay, breakfast and an awards luncheon for two on July 18. For details, visit the B Connected Club.
Located an hour’s drive east of Chicago in Michigan City, Indiana, Blue Chip Casino Hotel and Spa, a Boyd Gaming property, features a 65,000-square-foot single-level casino, two hotel towers with a total of 486 upscale rooms; five restaurants, a spa, full-service salon and fitness center, two gift shops and the 20,000-square-foot Stardust Event Center.