Philadelphia 76ers Announce Partnership With Sugarhouse Casino

SUGARHOUSE CASINO HOSTS $100,000 BUZZER-BEATER CHALLENGE AT 10 SIXERS HOME GAMES THIS SEASON

SIXERS REGULAR SEASON ‘TIP-OFF VIEWING PARTY’ TO TAKE PLACE AT SUGARHOUSE CASINO ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29

PHILADELPHIA, PA – OCTOBER 15, 2014 – The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that SugarHouse Casino has joined the team as an Official Partner of the Philadelphia 76ers.

“We are proud to add SugarHouse Casino to our growing roster of partners as we work with them in providing our fans with unique assets and events,” said Sixers Chief Revenue Officer Chris Heck. “We look forward to tipping off our road season with SugarHouse on October 29 and building together valuable parts of our in-game experience here in Philadelphia.” 

“We’re Philly’s only casino, so we’re proud to partner with the Philadelphia 76ers,” said Wendy Hamilton, general manager of SugarHouse Casino. “The Sixers team this season is young and fun—all things we can relate to at SugarHouse—and we can’t wait to cheer them on.”

When the Sixers take the floor in Indiana for their first regular season game against the Pacers, SugarHouse Casino will host the team’s season “Tip-Off Viewing Party” on Wednesday, October 29 at SugarHouse Casino (1001 N. Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19125) from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. (game tip-off at 7:00 p.m.). Sixers legends Darryl Dawkins and Ambassador of Sixers Basketball World B. Free will attend, along with members of the Sixers Phlight Squad, who will interact with fans and give away prizes. The “Tip-Off Viewing Party” is free to attend and open to fans 21 and over. This event is a part of Sixers Blue Week, presented by Independence Blue Cross.

SugarHouse Casino’s season-long promotions include hosting the $100,000 Buzzer Beater Challenge at 10 Sixers home games (detailed below). During a break in play, one lucky fan will have the chance to participate in a shooting challenge to win the cash prize.

Games during which the $100,000 Buzzer Beater Challenge will take place:

Sat., Nov. 1 | Miami HEAT | 7:00 p.m. | TICKETS

Fri., Nov. 7 | Chicago Bulls | 7:00 p.m. | TICKETS

Mon., Dec. 1 | San Antonio Spurs | 7:00 p.m. | TICKETS

Fri., Dec. 5 | Oklahoma City Thunder | 7:00 p.m. | TICKETS

Mon., Dec. 15 | Boston Celtics | 7:00 p.m. | TICKETS

Mon., Jan. 5 | Cleveland Cavaliers | 7:00 p.m. | TICKETS

Wed., Jan. 21 | New York Knicks | 7:00 p.m. | TICKETS

Mon., Feb. 9 | Golden State Warriors | 7:00 p.m. | TICKETS

Wed., Mar. 11 | Chicago Bulls | 7:00 p.m. | TICKETS

Mon., Mar. 30 | Los Angeles Lakers | 7:00 p.m. | TICKETS

SugarHouse Casino also becomes the presenting partner of the team’s 50/50 Raffle, which is held at every Sixers home game, and from which proceeds benefit a local non-profit, as chosen by the winner of the team’s Sixers “Heroes Among Us” award. 

ABOUT SUGARHOUSE CASINO:

SugarHouse, which opened in September 2010 as Philly’s casino, features 1,606 slots, up to 62 table games, fun and unique dining options, riverfront views and free on-site parking. The casino employs approximately 1,100 people, and for four consecutive years has been voted a “Best Place to Work” in the Philadelphia Business Journal, and a “Top Workplace” fromPhilly.com three years in a row. For more information, visit www.sugarhousecasino.com.

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