August at Blue Chip: Blazin’ Blackjack, Progressive Payout, Gas Giveaway and More

August at Blue Chip: Blazin’ Blackjack, Progressive Payout, Gas Giveaway and More
By: Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa Last Updated: July 24, 2019

There’s more summer fun in August at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, with Progressive Payout, Blazin’ Blackjack, Summer Gas Giveaway and much more.


Win gas for a year in the Summer Gas Giveaway on Friday, August 16. Drawings for $200 in gas cards will be held at 7pm, 8pm and 9pm; then at 10pm, two winners will receive prizes of $3,000 in gas cards. For more information, visit

In Young at Heart on Mondays in August, guests 50 and older can enjoy specials that include 50% off a buffet or 50% off one meal at either The Game or Nelson’s Deli after earning 5 tier credits from 6am to 11:59pm, plus 9x reel slots and 6x video poker for Sapphire B Connected Members and above. Check B Connected for details and restrictions or visit


At Rocks lounge, it’s free live music from the best local and regional bands. On Thursdays, see Vintage Postcard on August 1, Country Wide on August 8, Maurice & Friends from Moods on August 15, Rendition on August 22 and Orchard Fire on August 29. On Fridays, check out Head Honchos at 6pm and Crawpuppies at 10:30pm on August 2, Charles & Company Band at 6pm and Sheryl & Say Yes! at 10:30pm on August 9; Messengers at 6pm and Rendition at 10:30pm on August 16; Soda at 6pm and X-Girlfriend at 10:30pm on August 23 and Jason Lee McKinney Band at 6pm and Mike Zabrin’s Funktastic at 10:30pm on August 30. On Saturdays, don’t miss Melodious Funk at 1:30pm, Jamrose at 6pm and Smash Kings at 10:30pm on August 3; Rosie and the Rivets at 1:30pm, Sundance at 6pm and April’s Reign at 10:30pm on August 10; Cadillac Casanovas at 1:30pm, Visions of Santana at 6pm and Retropolitan at 10:30pm on August 17; Downtown Charlie Brown Band at 1:30pm, Tynan at 6pm and Rosengolden at 10:30pm on August 24; Mike & The Heartbreakers at 1:30pm, EZFM Band at 6pm and Ultrafab at 10:30pm on August 31. On Sundays, it’s Spike and the Spitwads at Noon and Smokin’ Gunz at 5pm on August 4; Mr. Smooth Legend Show at Noon and The Original Hazzard County Band at 5pm on August 11, Deb Davis and the MC’s at Noon and Hoosier Highway at 5pm on August 18; The Niche at Noon and Dixie Crush at 5pm on August 25. Seating is limited, so arrive early.

Gaming Excitement
Win up to $30,000 in cash with Progressive Payout, which features 25 winners and three drawings every month. Drawings will be held at 8pm, 9pm and 10pm on Friday, August 30; if Progressive Prize winners are not selected, they roll over to the next month and the totals will grow.

The Blazin’ Blackjack Tournament will be held on Wednesdays, August 7, 14, 21 and 28, with a prize pool based on all entry fees plus $1,000. A $25 buy-in is required; registration begins at 3pm and the tournament starts at 6pm. For entry details, visit

Poker tournaments will be held Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday in August.

On Sundays, tournament starts at 12:15pm; registration begins at 10am with an $80 entry fee and late entry and re-entry allowed through the first two blind levels.

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the tournament starts at 6:15pm; registration begins at 4pm with a $40 entry fee plus unlimited re-buys for $20 for $4,000 in chips available when chip count goes below $2,000 during the first 4 blind levels.

On Wednesdays, it’s the High Hand of the Tournament. The tournament starts at 6:15pm; registration begins at 4pm with a $60 entry fee and an unlimited $60 re-entry fee.

On Saturdays, the tournament starts at 2pm; registration begins at Noon with a $40 entry fee plus unlimited re-buys for $20 for $4,000 in chips available when chip count goes below $2,000 during the first 4 blind levels.

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 B Connected.

Spa blu specials

It’s a tropical paradise at spa blu in August, featuring a Lomi Lomi Massage for $115 ($130 value) or a 25-minute salt scrub and 25-minute massage for $110 ($125 value).  Offers, except where noted, are valid Monday-Thursday in August, one discount per person. Call 888-879-7711 ext. 2583 to book an appointment today.

Dining specials

At Options Buffet, check out the delicious the Grillin’ Fresh Special on Thursdays from 3pm-8pm, with prime rib, steaks, chops, filets and more for $24.99 plus tax and don’t miss the new International BBQ Sunday buffet, with prime rib and BBQ favorites from around the world for $26.99 plus tax.

At Options it’s Fresh Fish Fridays, featuring fresh fish from the Great Lakes cooked to order, including perch, catfish, smelt, Walleye Pike and bluegill, as well as prime rib, from 3pm to 9pm for $26.99 plus tax.

On Saturdays, enjoy the Blue Chip Prime Rib Brunch from 8am to 2pm for $18.99 plus tax for prime rib, omelets and waffles made-to-order, fried chicken, NY steaks, mac & cheese, mashed potatoes, egg rolls and more and the Prime Rib Buffet from 3pm to 10pm for $27.99 plus tax; add one pound bucket of snow crab for $9.99.

At The Game, get a hearty breakfast Monday through Friday from 8am - 11am, and try the Morning Kickoff Special: two eggs, two slices of bacon, a cup of oatmeal or grits and toast for $7. This month’s featured burger at The Game is the Big Popper Burger — an Angus beef patty topped with BBQ brisket, jalapeno poppers and cheddar cheese served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with the August Beers of the Month, Yuengling Golden and Voodoo Juicy. Visit to view the entire menu.

New Member Signup
Sign up for a new B Connected Membership in August and unlock the prize grid within 21 days of sign up to receive up to $175 in prizes! Check at B Connected for details and restrictions or visit

For additional details on Blue Chip’s August entertainment, events and special offers, visit 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 hours 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 Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa is a property of Boyd Gaming. Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diversified operator of 29 gaming entertainment properties in 10 states. With one of the most experienced leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering its guests an outstanding entertainment experience, delivered with unwavering attention to customer service.  For additional Company information and press releases, visit