October at Blue Chip Features Gaming Fun, Entertainment and Dining Deals

It's a harvest of fun in October at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana's premier entertainment destination, with gaming excitement, great entertainment and special dining offers.

Blue Chip Giveaways
In Young at Heart every Monday in October, 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 October 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 Mountain Dew or Diet Mountain Dew. Limit one 12-pack per person, while supplies last. Check the B Connected Club for details and restrictions or visit www.bconnected.com

Slot Tournament
Win a part of the $50,000 prize pool in the Monster Mash Slot Tournament, held on Sunday, October 12 at 7 pm and Monday, October 13 at 9 am. A $140 buy-in includes tournament seats for both days; an overnight hotel stay on Sunday October 12, a registration buffet dinner for two and an awards brunch for two.

Poker Tournaments
Blue Chip Deep Stack Poker Tournament will be held on Monday, October 6 and Monday, October 20 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.

In High Hand of the Hour After Dark, win $50 cash Friday through Sunday every hour between 6 pm and midnight; the highest hand must be at least aces full of eights or better to qualify.

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 and Special Events
The ever-popular Divas, starring Frank Marino and a cast of celebrity female impersonators, returns to Blue Chip's Stardust Event Center in October. Tickets for the shows on Thursday, October 16 at 7 pm, Friday, October 17 at 8 pm and Saturday, October 18 at 8 pm, start at $14.95.

For live music in October, visit It's Vegas Baby! on Saturdays and Rocks lounge Friday through Sunday. At It's Vegas Baby!, starting at 10 pm, it's Dick Diamond and the Dusters on Saturday, October 4, The Naked Karate Girls on Saturday, October 11, Cherry on Top on Saturday, October 18 and Radio Tokyo on Saturday, October 25.

On Friday nights at It's Vegas Baby! it's DJ night from 10 pm to 2:30 pm, featuring DJ Double E and special guests. At 5:30 pm on Tuesdays in October, celebrate your inner Van Gogh with Wine and Canvas and on Thursday nights, it's Howl at the Moon dueling pianos.

On Sundays in October, It's Comedy Baby! at It's Vegas Baby from 7-9 pm. There's no cover charge for these live shows, which are hosted by comic Mike Toomey. Featured comics are David Nickerson with Marty DeRosa on October 5, Scott Long with Tim Baker on October 12, Dwayne Gill with Jamie Campbell on October 19 and Frank Townsend with Johnny Beehner on October 26.

Don't miss the 6th Annual Halloween Party at It's Vegas Baby! on Friday, October 31 featuring live music by P.S. Dump Your Boyfriend. The event features a costume contest from 11:30 pm to 1:30 pm; register from 5 pm to 11 pm. First prize is $500 and a $100 voucher at The Game; second prize is $300 with a $75 voucher at The Game and third prize is $200 with a $50 voucher at The Game. First round judging will be held between 11:30 pm and midnight with the final round judging by audience applause between 1 am and 1:30 am.

At Rocks, It's free live music from the best local and regional bands. On Friday, October 3, it's The Walk-Ins at 6 pm, on Saturday, October 4, see Cadillac Casanovas at 1 pm, That's What She Said at 6 pm and April's Reign at 10:30 pm and on Sunday, October 5, see Spike and the Spitwads at noon and Smokin' Gunz at 5 pm. On Friday, October 10, don't miss Two Trailers Down at 6 pm, Tonal Attitude at 8:20 pm and Retropolitan at 11 pm; on Saturday, October 11, it's Jim Bulanda at 1:30 pm, Kim Thomas & Wildcard at 6 pm and One Hot Mess at 10:30 pm; Sunday, October 12 features Jason Lee McKinney at noon and Scott Dubose and the 101 Ranch at 5 pm. On Friday, October 17, check out Charles & Company at 6:30 pm and Dr. Feelgood & The 80s Babies at 10 pm; on Saturday, October 18, see Monterrey at 1:30 pm, The Dancing Noodles at 6 pm and BBI at 10:30 pm; Sunday, October 19 features Rick Saucedo at noon and Declan McGarry at 5 pm. On Friday, October 24, don't miss R-Gang at 6 pm and Soda at 10:30 pm and on Saturday, October 25, it's Classical Blast at 1:30 pm, 80s Enough at 6 pm and That's What She Said at 10:30 pm. On Sunday, see Middle of the Road at noon and Hoosier Highway at 5 pm. On Halloween, October 31, don't miss Zane's Way at 6 pm and Déjà Vu at 10:30 pm. Seating is limited, so arrive early.

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

Spa blu
Relax before the holiday rush with the All Treats No Tricks special October 1-October 30 at spa blu. Treat your skin to the natural benefits of a Pumpkin Peel Facial with the Glo' Pumpkin Enzyme Scrub. The 50-minute facial for $80 (a $100 value) is loaded with essential antioxidants, beta carotene and vitamin C, while exfoliating and toning the skin. The offer is valid Monday through Thursday and cannot be combined with other offers. Call 888-879-7711, ext. 2853 to book an appointment today.

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 October at Options feature Sunday Side Up, with hearty brunch favorites from 7 am to 2 pm for $16.99 plus tax. 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 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 September with the 777 Sunrise Special for only $7.77 plus tax from 7 am to 11 am. Enjoy an $11.11 Lunch Buffet every Friday from 11 am to 3 pm and enjoy the 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.

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 $28.99 plus tax.

For additional details on Blue Chip's October 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.