July Sizzles at Blue Chip with Gaming Fun, Entertainment, and Dining Deals

By: Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa Last Updated: July 3, 2014

Have a hot time this July at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana's premier entertainment destination, with gaming excitement, great entertainment, giveaways and special dining offers.

Blue Chip Giveaways
In Young at Heart every Monday in July, guests 50 and older can enjoy a special that combines a point multiplier with 50% off a buffet every Monday. Young at Heart also features 25% off a hotel stay on Mondays. Check the B Connected Club for giveaway details and restrictions or visit www.bconnected.com

New Member Signup
Sign up for a new B Connected Membership in July and receive $5 off a buffet plus 5x Slot Points. Also, earn 1,000 base points on your B Connected Card on the day of the sign up and receive a 12-pack of Pepsi or Diet Pepsi. Limit one 12-pack per person, while supplies last.

In New Member Bring a Friend through July 14, bring a friend to join B Connected and receive six times the base points the friend earns on the day of sign-up. Check the B Connected Club for details and restrictions or visit www.bconnected.com

Giveaways
Earn 100 slot base points and swipe your B Connected card at a kiosk to receive a voucher for a complimentary Pepsi tote bag. Get a bag on Friday, July 4, starting at 10 am while supplies last; 100 cash vouchers will be hidden inside the bags at random – one lucky winner will receive the top prize of $500 cash!

With Fun in the Sun, from July 1 through July 20, claim all three letters in the word "sun" at a kiosk to qualify for a guaranteed slot point prize between $10 and $10,000. Check the B Connected Club for details and restrictions or visit www.bconnected.com 

Poker Tournaments
Blue Chip Deep Stack Poker Tournament will be held on Monday, July 7 and Monday, July 21 at 6 pm. Registration begins at 4 pm and is limited to a maximum of 70 players; the $150 fee is payable in full at the casino cage on the day of the tournament. Visit bluechipcasino.com for tournament and registration details.

Rebuy Tournament is held every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 pm; registration begins at 4 pm; $20 entry fee is payable in full at the casino cage on the day of the tournament. Registration is limited to a maximum of 70 players.

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 poker tournaments, Blue Chip Casino No-Limit Texas Hold'em rules apply. There are no re-buys or add-ons, except 20/20 Rebuy. There is a maximum of 60 players for each tournament except where indicated; 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 Connected members; guests can sign up free at the B Connected Club in the casino pavilion.

Great Entertainment
George Thorogood and the Destroyers, a high energy rock band with hits such as "Bad to the Bone," "Who Do You Love" and "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer" take the stage on Saturday, July 12 at 8 pm in the Stardust Event Center. Tickets are on sale now for $40, $50 and $70; purchase by credit card at Ticketmaster.com or in person at The Gift Box in the Blue Chip Casino pavilion. Guests must be 21 or older, with a valid state or government issued photo ID.

For live music in July, visit It's Vegas Baby! on Fridays and Saturdays and Rocks lounge Friday through Sunday. At It's Vegas Baby!, starting at 10 pm, it's Sugar High Band on Friday, July 4 and The 17th Floor on Saturday, July 5; Dick Diamond and the Dusters on Friday, July 11 and Saturday, July 12; Spazmatics on Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19; Too White Crew on Friday, July 25 and Ham Vegas on Saturday, July 26.

At 5:30 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays in July, celebrate your inner Van Gogh with Wine and Canvas and on Thursday nights, it's Howl at the Moon dueling pianos.

On Sundays in July, It's Comedy Baby! at It's Vegas Baby from 7-9 pm. Hosted by Mike Toomey, featured comics are Robert Hines with Denise Ramsden on July 6, Vince Carone with Jim Flannigan on July 13, Tim Cavanaugh with Ken Schultz on July 20 and Pat Tomasulo with Kristen Toomey July 27.

At Rocks, It's free live music from the best local and regional bands. On Friday, July 4, it's Q-Balls at 6 pm and Sweet Deizel Jenkins at 10:30 pm; on Saturday, July 5, see Classical Blast at 1 pm, Kim Thomas & Wildcard at 6 pm and April's Reign at 10:30 pm. On Sunday, July 6, don't miss Spike and the Spitwads at noon and Smokin' Gunz at 5 pm. On Friday, July 11, it's Two Trailers Down at 6 pm, Tonal Attitude at 8:20 pm and Foot 5 at 11 pm; Saturday, July 12 features Monterrey at 1:30 pm, Visions of Santana at 6 pm and That's What She Said at 10:30 pm, and don't miss Rick Saucedo on Sunday, July 13 at noon and Scott Dubose and the 101 Ranch at 5 pm.

On Friday, July 18, it's Aria 51 at 6 pm and Late Night Lunatics at 10:30 pm; Saturday, July 19 features The Dancing Noodles at 6 pm, and BBI at 10:30 pm; on Sunday, July 20, it's Meet the Beetles! at noon and Gypsy Red at 5 pm. Don't miss The Bigger Picture Band on Friday, July 25 at 6 pm and Déjà Vu at 10:30 pm; The Piano Man on Saturday, July 26 at 1:30 pm, 80s Enough at 6 pm and Groove Dynasty at 10:30 pm. On Sunday, July 27, see Middle of the Road at noon and Hoosier Highway at 5 pm. Seating is limited, so arrive early.

For full entertainment listings and show times visit www.bluechipcasino.com.

spa blu Specials
July features the aromas and sensations inspired by the tropics. Experience a relaxing and healing 75-minute Lomi Lomi massage for $110 ($125 value) and a my blu heaven pedicure for $57 ($65 value). spa blu special offers are valid Monday through Thursday. To book an appointment, call 888-879-7711, ext. 2583.

Dining Specials
It's Vegas Italiano at It's Vegas Baby! with a $12.95 Italian menu every Thursday. In addition to soup, salad and bread, the menu includes a choice of pasta entrees and a dessert. For heartier appetites, add entrees such as Chicken Parmesan, Eggplant Parmesan, Shrimp Scampi, Chicken Marsala, Italian Sausage and Meatballs for prices ranging from $5 to $7.

Sundays in July at Options feature Sunday Side Up, with hearty brunch favorites from 7 am to 2 pm for $16.99 plus tax. On Tuesdays, it's Two for $20.14 -- two buffets for just $20.14 plus tax from 7 am to 3 pm. Enjoy the Hump Day Buffet every Wednesday for 30 percent off normal prices: $8.39 plus tax for breakfast, $9.79 plus tax for lunch and $13.99 plus tax for dinner.

It's ribs every Thursday with the new Rack It Up special from 3 pm to 10 pm. Sample an array of ribs, including house-smoked St. Louis, baby back, beef short ribs, lamb, bison, venison and Cajun-fried alligator, all accompanied by an array of BBQ sauces to try, for $24.99 plus tax.

Early birds get a full breakfast buffet at Options on Fridays in July with the 777 Sunrise Special for only $7.77 plus tax from 7 am to 11 am. Enjoy a $11.11 Lunch Buffet every Friday from 11 am to 3 pm and feast on freshly caught fish at Friday Night Fish Fry from 3 pm to 10 pm for only $26.99 plus tax.

On Saturdays, enjoy the Blue Chip Brunch from 7 am to 2 pm for $16.99 plus tax and don't miss Seriously Seafood with delicacies from lake and ocean, including tuna, tilapia, perch and more. Seriously Seafood is held on Saturdays from 2 pm to 11 pm for $27.99 plus tax.

For additional details on Blue Chip's July entertainment, events and special offers, 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.