Harvest of Fun in October at Blue Chip with Great Dining, Special Offers and Entertainment

Harvest loads of fun at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, this October, with gaming excitement, great entertainment and special offers.

Blue Chip Giveaways
In Pumpkin Patch Payout, there's $20,000 in mystery cash prizes ready for harvesting. On Saturday, October 8, mystery cash prizes will be given away every hour from 5 pm to 10 pm, with two winners taking home $5,000 in cash. For details, visit bconnectedonline.com.

Guests who sign up for a new B Connected Membership in October can obtain 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 Pepsir or Diet Pepsirr, while supplies last.
Every Tuesday in October, 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.

October Slot Tournament
Get in on the reel action as Blue Chip's spooky slots play host to a special two-day slot tournament on Sunday, October 16 and Monday, October 17. Every participant is guaranteed to win a share of the $80,000 prize pool. Prize pool is based on 320 participants.

Pre-register beginning at 9 am on Wednesday, September 28 at the hotel front desk or by calling 888-879-7711, ext. 3 and check in from 3 to 5 pm on Sunday, October 16 in the Stardust Event Center. A $250 buy-in includes entry into the two-day slot tournament, a registration dinner buffet for two, an overnight hotel stay on Sunday, October 16 and an awards luncheon for two immediately following round two of the tournament.

Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments
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 held every 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.
All of the October tournaments are point qualifiers for Blue Chip's Freeroll Tournament in November.

High Hand of the Hour
In High Hand of the Hour Mondays through Thursdays in the Poker Room, the player with the highest poker hand each hour will automatically win $50. The hand must be aces full or higher to qualify; if no one qualifies within the hour, the prize rolls over to the next hour.

Great Entertainment
See country superstar John Michael Montgomery in concert on Saturday, October 22 at 8 pm at the Stardust Event Center. Tickets are on sale now 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.

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 disco with Libido Funk Circus on Saturday, October 1; party band Permanent Crush on Friday, October 7; 70s band Dick Diamond and the Dusters on Saturday, October 8; Blammo on Friday, October 14; The Hype Syndicate on Saturday, October 15; pop and party band Afterglow on Friday, October 21; female modern pop and dance band Shy Violet on Saturday, October 22 and Naked Karate Girls with hits from the 70s through the 90s on Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29. Be the star of the show at Karaoke Wednesdays starting at 10 pm.

At Rocks at 9 pm, check out Kim Thomas and Wildcard with oldies, classic rock and disco on Saturday, October 1; retro hits with Deja Vu on Friday, October 7; Shagedelics on Saturday, October 8; R & B band R-Gang on Friday, October 14; 80s party band Selective Recall on Saturday, October 15; 80s Enough on Friday, October 21; The Dancing Noodles with Motown, oldies and classic rock on Saturday, October 22; Foot 5 with music from the 70s to today on Friday, October 28 and country singer Nicole Jamrose on Saturday, October 29. 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.

October at spa blu
Fall specials at spa blu feature the power of pumpkin, with pumpkin enzymes that remove dead skin cell build-up and stimulate cell regeneration without stress or irritation to the skin. spa blu is serving up three delectable services: a 50-minute Pumpkin Pedi for $65, a 50-minute Glo Pumpkin Facial for $85 and a 50-minute Pumpkin Scrub Body Treatment for $90. To book an appointment, call 888-879-7711, ext. 2583.

Special Dining Offers
Options now offers 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.

At Options buffet Tuesdays in October from 3 pm to 10 pm, guests can try Get Your Rib On, featuring tasty dry rub and web rub baby back, spare ribs and riblets for just $22.99 plus tax. Or try the Shrimp Feast every Thursday in October with an endless catch available from 3 pm to 10 pm for $23.99 plus tax.

Early birds get a full breakfast buffet at Options on Fridays in October with the 777 Sunrise Special -only $7.77 plus tax from 7 am to 11 am. Later, check out the Great Lakes Fish Fry every Friday in October from 3 pm to 11 pm, with fresh regional favorites for just $23.99 plus tax. Enjoy Saturday Steak and Crab Legs from 3 pm to 11 pm for $24.99 plus tax and every Sunday in October from 3 pm to 10 pm; try All-You-Can Beef, a buffet of hearty beef entrees, for $24.99, 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 October 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