July at Blue Chip: Trace Adkins in Concert Fourth of July Buffet, Live Music and More

Michigan City, Ind.—It’s sizzling-hot fun in July at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, with country legend Trace Adkins in concert, an Independence Day buffet, a relaxing spa special, gaming excitement and more.

Giveaways

In Young at Heart every Monday in July, guests 50 and older can enjoy specials that include 50% off a buffet after earning 25 slot points every Monday from 6 am to 11:59 pm, 6x reel slots and 3x video poker. Check the B Connected Club for details and restrictions or visit BConnectedOnline.com.

New Member Signup

Sign up for a new B Connected Membership in July and earn Slot Points on the day of sign up. Earn 1,000 base points on your B Connected Card and receive $5 in Slot Points; earn 2,500 base points and receive a total of $15 in Slot Points; and earn 5,000 base points and receive a total of $40 in Slot Points. Check the B Connected Club for details and restrictions or visit www.BConnectedOnline.com.

Gaming Excitement

With Love Our Locals, on Mondays, July 3, 10, 17 and 24, from 11 am to 7 pm, swipe a B Connected card at any kiosk for a guaranteed prize of Slot Points, progressive payout entries or a mystery prize, plus get 3x points on reel slots and 1,000 entries into the July 28 Progressive Payout drawing after you earn 500 points on your B Connected Card.

Win up to $75,000 this month with Progressive Payout, held on Friday, July 28. A total of 15 winners draw for a chance at the Progressive Prize at 9 pm, then a guaranteed winner of $5,000 in Slot Dollars is drawn at 10 pm. B Connected Members get one free entry and earn more entries by playing their favorite slot and table games. Learn more at BlueChipCasino.com.

Poker

Poker tournaments will be held every day in July.

On Sundays, tournament starts at 12:15 pm; registration begins at 10 am with an $80 buy-in and an unlimited $80 re-entry fee.

The Mondays Bounty tournament starts at 6:15 pm; registration begins at 4 pm with a $125 buy-in and an unlimited $125 re-entry fee.

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the tournament starts at 6:15 pm; registration begins at 4 pm with a $40 entry fee and an unlimited $40 re-entry fee.

On Wednesdays, tournament starts at 6:15 pm; registration begins at 4 pm with a $60 buy-in and an unlimited $60 re-entry fee.

On Fridays, the tournament starts at 6:15 pm; registration begins at 4 pm with an $80 buy-in and an unlimited $80 re-entry fee.

On Saturdays, the tournament starts at 12:15 pm; registration begins at 10 am with an $80 buy-in and an unlimited $80 re-entry fee.

For all poker tournaments, Blue Chip Casino No-Limit Texas Hold’em rules apply. 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.

Great Entertainment and Special Events

American’s premier tribute show, Arch Allies, featuring the music of Bon Jovi, Boston, Journey, REO and Styx, performs on Monday, July 3 at 8 pm in the Stardust Event Center. Tickets are on sale now starting at $10 from ticketmaster.com or at the Blue Chip Gift Box.

Country western legend Trace Adkins performs in the Stardust Event Center on Saturday, July 8 at 8 pm. Tickets are on sale now starting at $40 from ticketmaster.com or at the Blue Chip Gift Box.

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! and Rocks lounge. At It’s Vegas Baby!, see Lepolion Effect on Saturday, July 1, Hey Jimmy on Saturday, July 8, The Players Club on Saturday, July 15, Boogie Dynamite on Saturday, July 22 and Killer Flamingos on Saturday, July 29. There’s a $5 cover charge for Saturday shows. It’s Vegas Baby! features DJ Night from 10 pm to 2:30 pm on July 14, 21 and 18. Celebrate your inner Van Gogh with Wine and Canvas at 5:30 pm on Thursday, July 6 and Tuesdays, July 11, 18 and 25.

On Friday, July 7, giddy up to Blue Chair Bay Country Night, starting with a DJ at 10 pm and featuring Hoosier Highway at 10:30 pm. Guests can enter to win prizes, including a Kenny Chesney autographed guitar, a one-night hotel stay, a pair of tickets to the July 8 Trace Adkins concert, dinner for two at Options Buffet and a Blue Chair Bay ice chest.

At Rocks, It’s free live music from the best local and regional bands. On Thursdays at 8 pm, it’s Jampagne on July 6; The Muddsharks on July 13; Zane’s Way on July 20, and The Nightshift Band on July 27. On Fridays, it’s Mike Zabrin’s Funktastics at 6 pm and Crawpuppies at 10:30 pm on July 7; That’s What She Said at 6 pm and Sheryl and Say Yes! at 10:30 pm on July 14, Chi-Town Soul at 6 pm and Bliss at 10:30 pm on July 21 and Pandora Rocks at 6 pm and Chip Ratliff and The DirtyBluCrue at 10:30 pm on July 28. On Saturdays, see Monterrey at 1:30 pm, Jamrose at 6 pm and Groove Dynasty at 10:30 pm on July 1; Classical Blast at 1:30 pm, The Dancing Noodles at 6 pm and Recycle The Day at 10:30 pm on July 8, Cadillac Casanovas at 1:30 pm, Scarlett Fever at 6 pm and Sweet Diezel Jenkins at 10:30 pm on July 15; Melodius Funk at 1:30 pm, Final Groove at 6 pm and Nawty at 10:30 pm on July 22, Ali Cat and the Rat Rods at 1:30 pm, Tynan at 6 pm and Carlos Ramos Band at 10:30 pm on July 29. On Sundays, see Spike and the Spitwads at noon and Smokin’ Gunz at 5 pm and It Takes Two at 9:30 pm on July 2, The Niche at noon and Highnoon at 5 pm on July 9, Middle of the Road at noon and Hoosier Highway at 5 pm on July 16, Rosie and the Rivets at noon and Scott Dubose and the 101 Ranch at 5 pm on July 23 and The Fairlanes at noon and Scott Marek Band at 5 pm on July 30.

Celebrate the holiday at Rocks on Monday, July 3 with MyTyme at 1:30 pm, Downtown Charlie Brown at 6 pm and Fu5ion at 10:30 pm and on Tuesday, July 4, see Good Fellas at noon and Rebel Pride Band at 5 pm. Seating is limited, so arrive early.

July at spa blu Get away at spa blu with the Lomi Lomi massage, a traditional Hawaiian form of massage combining long, flowing and rhythmic strikes with joint mobilization for increased lymph flow and circulation, for just $112 ($125 value). Offers are valid Monday-Thursday in July except on July 4; one discount per person. Call 888-879-7711 ext 2583 to book an appointment today.

Dining specials

At The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Loaded Tater Tot Burger — an Angus beef patty topped with tater tots, cheddar cheese, green onions and ranch dressing, served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with the July Beer of the Month, Breckenridge Agave Wheat.

Celebrate Independence Day, July 4, at Options with an all-American favorites buffet menu including ribs, pulled pork, burgers, brats, Polish sausage, BBQ chicken, fried chicken, smoked top round, cajun tilapia, assorted pastas and all the sides for just $19.99 plus tax per person from noon to 9 pm.

Enjoy the Hump Day Buffet every Wednesday, excluding holidays, for 30 percent off normal prices: $8.39 plus tax for breakfast, $11.19 plus tax for lunch and $13.99 plus tax for dinner.

Every Thursday, head out to Options for the Chuck Wagon BBQ, including western chuck wagon-style BBQ ribs, chicken, pork, brisket and more from 3 pm to 9 pm for $24.99 plus tax.

Early birds get a full breakfast buffet at Options on Fridays in July with the 777 Sunrise Special Breakfast for only $7.77 plus tax from 7 am to 10 am. Enjoy an $11.11 Lunch Buffet every Friday from 11 am to 3 pm. Check out the Farm to Lake Dinner special every Friday for local farm fresh vegetables and fresh-caught lake fish cooked to order from 4 pm to 10 pm for $26.99 plus tax.

On Saturdays, try the Blue Chip Brunch from 7 am to 3 pm for $18.99 plus tax and don’t miss Prime Rib & Crab Saturdays from 4 pm to 11 pm for $31.99 plus tax.

On Sundays in July at Options check out Sunday Side Up, with hearty breakfast and lunch favorites such as steak and eggs and a made-to-order yogurt parfait station from 7 am to 2 pm for $18.99 plus tax. Enjoy the Butcher’s Block Buffet Special, with old-fashioned butcher shop style chicken, pork, beef, kabobs and more from 3 pm to 9 pm for $24.99 plus tax.

For additional details on Blue Chip’s July entertainment, events and special offers, visit www.bluechipcasino.com or call 888-879-7711.

About Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa

Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa 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. For more information, visit www.bluechipcasino.com. Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Boyd Gaming and Blue Chip press releases are available at boydgaming.mediaroom.com.