August at Blue Chip: All-You-Can-Eat Crab Legs, Blue Oyster Cult, It’s Comedy Baby! Sundays, Hot Stone Spa Special

The fun continues in August 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 August, 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 August 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 Mug Root Beer or Diet Mug Root Beer. Limit one 12-pack per person, while supplies last.
Check the B Connected Club for details and restrictions or visit www.bconnected.com 

Giveaways
With Fuel Up Fridays every Friday in August, earn 1,500 slot base points and swipe your B Connected card at a kiosk between 11 am and 6 pm to receive a guaranteed prize of up to $500 in slot points or $500 in gas cards. 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, August 4 and Monday, August 18 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
Tickets are on sale now for Blue Oyster Cult, with hits from the 70s and 80s including "(Don't Fear) The Reaper," "Godzilla" and "Burnin' for You." The rock/heavy metal band takes the stage on Saturday, September 6 at 8 pm CT in the Stardust Event Center. Tickets start at $35, and can be purchased 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 August, 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 Zack Attack on Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9, Cherry on Top on Friday, August 15 and Dick Diamond and the Dusters on Friday, August 16; P.S. Dump Your Boyfriend on Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23; Ham Vegas on Friday, August 29 and Swagg on Saturday, August 30.

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

On Sundays in August, 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 Dan Chopin with Andy Beningo on August 10, Brian Aldridge with Justin Leon on August 17, Bob Jay with Mike Ostrowski on August 24 and Josh Alton with Ken Sevara August 31.

At Rocks, It's free live music from the best local and regional bands. On Friday, August 8, it's 2 Trailers Down at 6 pm, Tonal Attitude at 8:20 pm and Foot 5 at 11 pm; on Saturday, August 9, see Jim Bulanda at 1:30 pm, Scarlett Fever at 6 pm and Sweet Diezel Jenkins at 10:30 pm. On Sunday, August 10, don't miss Spike and the Spitwads at noon and Scott DuBose and the 101 Ranch at 5 pm. On Friday, August 15, it's R-Gang at 6 pm and Soda at 10:30 pm; Saturday, August 16 features The Neverly Brothers at 1:30 pm, Sheryl and Say Yes! at 6 pm and Nawty at 10:30 pm, and don't miss Meet the Beetles! on Sunday, August 17 at noon and Trig County at 5 pm.

On Friday, August 22, it's Chi-Town Soul at 6 pm and Barcode at 10 pm; Saturday, August 23 features That's What She Said at 1:30 pm, 80s Enough at 6 pm and Deja Vu at 10:30 pm; on Sunday, August 24, it's Rick Saucedo at noon and Highnoon at 5 pm. Don't miss Zane's Way on Friday, August 29 at 6 pm and Déjà Vu at 10:30 pm; Monterrey on Saturday, August 30 at 1:30 pm, The Dancing Noodles at 6 pm and BBI at 10:30 pm. On Sunday, August 31, 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
August is Rockin' Hot with spa blu's special therapeutic massage using heated stones. This 75-minute Art of Blu massage for $130 ($145 value) softens muscles while soothing aggravated and inflamed joints. Localized placement of heat increases circulation and intensifies the feeling of complete relaxation. 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 August 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 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 August 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 new All You Can Eat King Crab Legs special from 4 pm to 11 pm for $34.99 plus tax ($24.99 for Sapphire and Emerald members).

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 August 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.