May at the Blue Chip Brings Special Events, Entertainment, and Dining Deals

By: Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa Last Updated: May 5, 2014

Billy-Gardell-Blue-ChipIt's a May celebration 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.

Special Events
"Mike & Molly" star Billy Gardell brings his hilarious stand-up comedy act to the Stardust Event Center on Saturday, May 17 at 8 pm. Tickets are $35, $45 and $60 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.

Blue Chip Giveaways
In Young at Heart every Monday in May, 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

On Fridays, May 2,9,16,23 and 30, from 1 to 5 pm, guests playing with B Connected cards when the May Money Hot Seat Patrol finds them can win $100 in slot dollars; ten winners will be announced each hour. Check the B Connected Club for details and restrictions or visit www.bconnected.com
Celebrate Mom with a gift card. For every $50 gift card purchase, receive an extra $5 added to the card. Gift cards are valid at all non-gaming Blue Chip venues; offer is valid through May 11, 2014.

Be-ConnectedNew Member Signup
Sign up for a new B Connected Membership in May 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 Brisk Half Iced Tea & Half Lemonade or Diet Brisk Iced Tea. Limit one 12-pack per person, while supplies last.
In New Member Bring a Friend, from May 1 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

Poker Tournaments
Blue Chip Deep Stack Poker Tournament will be held on Monday, May 5 and Monday, May 19; the $150 fee payable in fill at the casino cage on the day of the tournament. Registration is limited to a maximum of 70 players. Visit bluechipcasino.com for tournament and registration details.

Rebuy Tournament 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.

Its-Vegas-BabyGreat Entertainment
For live music in May, visit It's Vegas Baby! on Thursdays and Saturdays and Rocks lounge Friday through Sunday. At It's Vegas Baby!, starting at 10 pm, it's Your Villain My Hero on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3, Lt. Dan's New Legs on Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, Spazmatics on Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17, Wedding Banned on Saturday, May 24 and Zack Attack on Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31.
At 5:30 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays in May, celebrate your inner Van Gogh with Wine and Canvas. Thursday nights, it's Howl at the Moon dueling pianos, and every Friday night starting at 10 pm, enjoy DJ entertainment.

At Rocks, It's free live music from the best local and regional bands. On Friday, May 2, it's Visions of Santana at 6 pm and Crawpuppies at 10:30 pm; on Saturday, May 3, see The Chicago Kingsnakes at 1:30 pm, Kim Thomas & Wildcard at 6 pm and April's Reign at 10:30 pm. On Sunday, May 4, don't miss Spike and the Spitwads at 2 pm and the Smokin' Gunz at 7 pm. On Friday, May 9, it's Two Trailers Down at 6 pm, Tonal Attitude at 8:20 pm and Foot 5 at 11 pm; Saturday, May 10 features Piano Man at 1:30 pm, Jamrose at 6 pm and The Super Suits at 10:30 pm, and don't miss Rick Saucedo on Sunday, May 11 at 3 pm and Gypsy Red at 7 pm.

On Friday, May 16, it's The Neverly Brothers at 6 pm and Soda at 10 pm; on Saturday, May 17, it's Monterrey at 1:30 pm, The Dancing Noodles at 6 pm and BBI at 10:30 pm; and on Sunday, May 18, see Meet the Beetles at 2 pm and Scott Dubose and the 101 Ranch at 7 pm. On Friday, May 23 don't miss Reverend T and the Soul Shakers at 6 pm and One Hot Mess at 10:30 pm; on Saturday, May 24, it's Rick Lindy and the Wild Ones at 1:30 pm, 80s Enough at 6 pm and Att3ntion D3ficit Band at 10:30 pm. On Sunday, May 25, see Middle of the Road at 2 pm and Hoosier Highway at 7 pm. On Friday, May 30, don't miss The Walk-Ins at 6 pm and Déjà Vu at 10:30 pm and on Saturday, May 31, see The Chicago Kingsnakes at 1:30 pm, Scarlett Fever at 6 pm and Sweet Deizel Jenkins at 10:30 pm. Seating is limited, so arrive early.

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

spa blu Specials
Give Mom some "me" time! The special Mother's Day package, designed to relax and renew, includes a 25-minute signature massage and a 25-minute manicure. The $68 package ($85 value) also features a complimentary Signature Spa drink. And for soft skin this spring, try the Sugar/Salt Scrub, an exfoliating and invigorating 25-minute service for $44 ($55 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.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Monday, May 5 with a delectable selection of Mexican entrees and sides at Options Buffet, along with traditional favorites, for just $24.99 plus tax from 3 pm to 9 pm.

Treat Mom to a delicious Mother's Day buffet at Options on Sunday, May 11 from 11 am to 9 pm for $24.99 plus tax.

Sundays in May at Options features Sunday Side Up, with hearty brunch favorites from 7 am to 2 pm for $16.99 plus tax and Two for $20.14 -- two buffets for just $20.14 plus tax from 7 am to 9 pm.

Hump Day Buffet every Wednesday features 30 percent off normal prices: $8.39 plus tax for breakfast, $9.79 plus tax for lunch and $13.99 plus tax for dinner.

Early birds get a full breakfast buffet at Options on Fridays in May 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 from 2 pm to 11 pm for $27.99 plus tax.

For additional details on Blue Chip's May 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.