March Hoopla at Blue Chip with Great Dining, Special Offers and Entertainment

Darryl Worley
Darryl Worley
  • Darryl Worley
    Darryl Worley
    Darryl Worley
    Darryl Worley

It’s March Hoopla at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, with gaming fun, great entertainment and special offers.

Blue Chip Giveaways
Swipe a B Connected card at a kiosk and earn a clover towards the Counting Clovers promotion. B Connected members can collect one each week from March 4 through March 31 to win valuable Slot Dollars prizes.

In March Hoopla from Wednesday, March 14 through Monday, April 2, guests can swipe a B Connected card at a kiosk to make NCAA tournament game picks. Correct answers win points, with a grand prize winner receiving $10,000 is Slot Points. Second place wins $3,000 in Slot Points and third place receives $2,000 in Slot Points. For details, visit the B Connected Club.

Name of the Week
Every Tuesday in March, anyone in the casino could be a winner in Name of the Week. Blue Chip will randomly select a first name and display it on property. Guests with that name can visit the B ConnectedSM Club to take home some cool Blue Chip merchandise.

New Member Signup
Sign up for a new B Connected Membership in March, earn 2,500 base points on the day of the sign-up and get a chance to swipe your card at a kiosk to receive a slot prize between $10 and $500. Also, earn 1,000 base points on your B Connected Card on the day of the sign up and receive a 12-pack of Sierra Mist Natural® or Diet Sierra Mist®.Limit one 12-pack per person, while supplies last.

Poker Tournaments and Giveaways
In Big Hand Bonanza, every day in the Poker Room, guests with a hand of four of a kind or better win a cash prize of up to $500 cash. In Real Wheel Lucky Deal, on Friday and Saturdays in the Poker Room, every hour from 4 pm to midnight, a random table will be selected and everyone will be dealt a card. The player dealt the high card can spin the prize wheel and win a gift of up to $200 in cash. Visit the Poker Room for complete rules.

The Blue Chip Shootout, a Texas Hold’em no-limit poker tournament, will be held every Tuesday, starting at 6 pm. The registration fee is $80, payable in full at the casino cage on the day of the tournament. Registration begins at 4 pm on the day of the tournament.

The TKO Poker Challenge will be heldevery Wednesday at 6 pm. Registration begins at 4 pm the day of the tournament; registration fee is $60, payable in full at the casino cage on the day of the tournament.

The Aces Up Poker Tournament will be held every Saturday at noon. Registration for the Texas Hold’em no-limit poker tournament begins at 10 am; fee is $80, payable in full at the casino cage on the day of the tournament.

The Blue Chip Sunday Showdown will be held every Sunday, starting at noon. Registration for the Texas Hold’em no-limit poker tournament begins at 10 am; fee is $80, payable in full at the casino cage on the day of the tournament.

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.  All players must be 21 years of age or older with a valid state or government-issued photo ID. Tournament players must be B ConnectedSM members; guests can sign up free at the B ConnectedSM booth in the casino pavilion. 

Special Appearance
Chicago Blackhawk Viktor Stalberg skates by The Game on Wednesday, March 7 from 6 pm to 8 pm for a personal appearance. He’ll be signing autographs and Blue Chip will also be giving away some premium NHL prizes.

Great Entertainment
Kansas, the band known for classic rock standards such as “Dust in the Wind,” and “Carry on Wayward Son,” headlines in the Stardust Event Center on Saturday, March 10 at 8 pm.

Acclaimed modern country singer/songwriter Darryl Worley, with number one hits such as “I Miss My Friend,” “Awful Beautiful Life,” and “Have You Forgotten?” takes the stage in the Stardust Event Center on Saturday, March 31 at 8 pm.

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com or at the Blue Chip Gift Box in the Blue Chip Casino pavilion. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older with a valid state or government-issued photo ID.

Tickets on sale in March: Five for Fighting on Saturday, March 10 at 10 am for a show on Saturday, April 7, and Thunder from Down Under on Saturday, March 24 at 10 am for two shows on Saturday, April 28.

For live music, visit It’s Vegas Baby! and Rocks lounge Friday through Sunday. At It’s Vegas Baby! starting at 10 pm, it’s La Dolce Vita on Friday, March 2, Cover Gurl on Saturday, March 3 and The Naked Karate Girls on Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10. See the X Generation on Friday March 16 and Shy Violet on Saturday, March 17; check out Afrodisiacs on Friday, March 23 and Spazmatics on Saturday, March 24; see Breakfast Club on Friday, March 30 and Dick Diamond and the Dusters on Saturday, March 31. Be the star of the show at Karaoke Wednesdays and stop by on Thursdays for Live Video DJ starting at 10 pm.

At Rocks, relax with a favorite beverage and enjoy free live music fromthe best local and regional bands. On Friday, March 2, it’s The Neverly Brothers at 6 pm and 80s Enough at 10:30 pm; on Saturday, March 3, check out Deja Vu at 6 pm and April’s Reign at 10:30 pm. On Friday, March 9, see Zane’s Way at 6 pm and Crawpuppies at 10:30 pm; Saturday, March 10 features Visions of Santana at 6 pm and BBI at 10:30 pm. On Friday, March 16, see Spellbound at 6 pm and 2nd Hand Entertainment at 10:30 am; on Saturday, March 17, it’s The Dancing Noodles at 6 pm and The HZ Band at 10:30 pm. On Friday, March 23, check out The Muddsharks at 6 pm and Jamrose at 10:30 pm and see Selective Recall at 6 pm and Soda at 10:30 pm on Saturday, March 24. Don’t miss Tonal Attitude at 8:20 pm and Foot 5 at 11 pm on Friday, March 30 and Kim Thomas & Wildcard at 6 pm and Duke Tumatoe at 10:30 pm on Saturday, March 31. Seating is limited, so arrive early.

For full entertainment listings and show times visit www.bluechipcasino.com. For the latest on shows and events at It’s Vegas Baby!, visit www.itsvegasbaby.com.

March Magic at spa blu
Add magic to your life with four weeks of lucky specials at spa blu. On Lucky Week One from March 5 through March 8, get 10 percent off facials and during Lucky Week Two, from March 12 through March 15, receive 10 percent off body treatments. On Lucky Week Three, from March 19 through March 22, receive 10 percent off a hair cut and color and on Lucky Week Four, from March 26 through 29, receive 10 percent off 50-minute nail service. To book an appointment, call 888-879-7711, ext. 2583, or visit www.bluechipcasino.com for a virtual tour.

Special Dining Offers
March at Options features Sunday Side Up, a brunch with expanded omelet stations, steak and eggs, a parfait station where guests can get a custom-made yogurt parfait and much more. Sunday Side Up brunch is $16.99 plus tax; hours are 7 am to 3 pm.

Early birds get a full breakfast buffet at Options on Fridays in March with the 777 Sunrise Special –only $7.77 plus tax from 7 am to 11 am. Also on Friday, from 3 pm to 11 pm, guests can feast on Steak & Shrimp from 3 pm to 11 pm for only $24.99 plus tax. On Saturdays, enjoy Prime Rib and Crab Legsfrom 3 pm to 11 pm for $25.99 plus tax.

Blue Chip guests are also invited to enjoy Silver Days, Hot Nights special meal offers at Options. Guests 55 and over can receive a buy-one-get-one free buffet every Wednesday from 7 am to 4 pm. Those 21 and over can take advantage of the same great offers every Wednesday from 3 pm to 10 pm.  Limit one Silver Days or Hot Nights redemption per Wednesday; buffet opens at 7 am.   

For additional details on Blue Chip’s March events, visit the web site at www.bluechipcasino.com or call 888-879-7711.

About Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa
Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, a Boyd Gaming property, is the premier entertainment destination in Northwest Indiana. Located an hour’s drive east of Chicago in Michigan City, Indiana, Blue Chip 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.

CONTACT:  "D" Alexander Scott
Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa
888-879-7711, ext. 2427
dscott@boydgaming.com

Toni Antonetti
PR Chicago
847-949-0097
toni@prchicago.com