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

By: Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa Last Updated: August 25, 2014

Blue-ChipSwing into September 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 September, 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

New Member Signup
Sign up for a new B Connected Membership in September 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 Sierra Mist or Diet Sierra Mist. Limit one 12-pack per person, while supplies last.

Check the B Connected Club for details and restrictions or visit 

Slot Tournament
In the Spin to Win Slot Tournament, to be held on Sunday, September 14 at 7 pm and on Monday, September 15 at 9 am, players can win a share of the $50,000 prize pool. A $140 buy-in includes tournament play on Sunday and Monday, an overnight hotel stay and a registration buffet dinner for two on September 14 and breakfast for two at Options buffet and awards luncheon for two on September 15.

Poker Tournaments
Blue Chip Deep Stack Poker Tournament will be held on Monday, September 1 and Monday, September 15 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 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.

divasGreat Entertainment
Don't miss Blue Oyster Cult on Saturday, September 6 in the Stardust Event Center, with hits from the 70s and 80s including "(Don't Fear) The Reaper," "Godzilla" and "Burnin' for You." Tickets start at $35, and can be purchased by credit card at 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.

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 September, visit It's Vegas Baby! on Saturdays and Rocks lounge Friday through Sunday. At It's Vegas Baby!, starting at 10 pm, it's Popbillies on Saturday, September 6, Lt Dan's New Legs on Saturday, September 12, The Lounge Lizards on Saturday, September 20 and Killer Flamingos on Saturday, September 27. 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 Mondays and Tuesdays in September, celebrate your inner Van Gogh with Wine and Canvas and on Thursday nights, it's Howl at the Moon dueling pianos.

On Sundays in September, 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 Dwayne Kennedy with Jack Baker on September 7, Jerry Donovan with Allen Trieu on September 14, John Dacosse with Carman Morales on September 21 and Kevin Zeoli with Jeanie Doogan on September 28.

At Rocks, It's free live music from the best local and regional bands. On Labor Day, September 1, it's The Nightshift Band at noon and Zane's Way at 4 pm. On Friday, September 5, see The Muddsharks at 6 pm and Crawpuppies at 10:30 pm; on Saturday, September 6, see Zane's Way at 1 pm, Kim Thomas & Wildcard at 6 pm and April's Reign at 10:30 pm. Sunday, September 7 features Spike and the Spitwads at noon and Cadillac Casanovas at 5 pm. On Friday, September 12, don't miss 2 Trailers Down at 6 pm, Tonal Attitude at 8:20 pm and Foot 5 at 11 pm; on Saturday, September 13, it's The Neverly Brothers at 1:30 pm, Visions of Santana at 6 pm and BBI at 10:30 pm and on Sunday, September 14, it's Elwood Splinters Blues Band at noon and Smokin' Gunz at 6 pm. On Saturday, September 20, don't miss Piano Man at 1 pm, The Dancing Noodles at 6 pm and Zodiac at 10:30 pm; on Sunday, September 21, it's Rick Saucedo at noon and Gypsy Red at 5 pm. On Friday, September 26, don't miss Bittersweet at 10:30 pm, and on Saturday, September 27, it's Elwood Splinters Blues Band at 1:30 pm, 80s Enough at 6 pm and Att3ntion D3ficit Band at 10:30 pm; on Sunday, September 28, 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


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 September 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 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 September entertainment, events and special offers, visit the web site at 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.