The SugarHouse PA Online Casino is ready to go live in mid-July under the online brand, PlaySugarHouse. When it launches, the online site of the Philadelphia-based casino will offer a variety of online casino games including slots, video poker and table games. PlaySugarHouse launched an online sportsbook at the end of May 2019 while an online poker room could be added sometime this summer.
The Rush Street casino (they have a sister property in Pittsburgh: Rivers Casino along with other casinos in other states) already has a leg up on the competition having opened a popular casino (with an online gaming presence) in neighboring New Jersey, where online gaming has been legal for a few years already. SugarHouse (through the playsugarhouse.com brand) looks poised to bring the same player-friendly mobile gaming experience to players in Pennsylvania.
Let’s take a look at what players can expect from the brand new online casino.
|PlaySugarHouse Bonus Code||250MATCH|
|Matching deposit percentage (with $10 minimum)||100%|
|Maximum bonus amount||$250|
|Amount required to play through (wager) before receiving bonus||1x|
|Last verified:||July 1, 2019|
PlaySugarHouse Online Casino Bonus Code 250MATCH
Players can expect PA’s new online casinos and sportsbooks to be competing heavily for thier business and will be offering some attractive bonuses to have you try them out. PlaySugarHouse’s bonus code fits this bill and is very attractive. Be sure not to miss out on it when you sign up and make your first deposit on the site!
PlaySugarHouse will match 100% of your first deposit up to $250 (minimum $10) Make a $250 deposit to receive the maximum $250 bonus.
Simply make sure to enter the bonus code 250MATCH when making your initial deposit on the playsugarhouse.com site. Then, make wagers on the site that total at least the amount of your deposit and the bonus is yours!
The 1x play through requirement is quite easy to reach, with the SugarHouse Online Casino only requiring that you wager your bonus amount 1x in order to be eligible to withdraw the bonus. Other online casinos sometimes require you play 2x, 5x, or even 10x the deposit amount before “earning” the bonus. 1x is a breeze.
Players are able to play in the PlaySugarHouse casino games or sportsbook to fulfill the terms of your bonus.
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PlaySugarHouse sportsbook is familiar and convenient
SugarHouse was one of the first land-based casinos in PA to offer sports betting when they launched their sportsbook in December 2018. In May of the following year, SugarHouse became the first to offer online sports betting through a mobile app, allowing anybody of legal age (21+) located within the borders of Pennsylvania the opportunity to bet.
Mobile sportsbooks like that of playsugarhouse.com went online just in time for the start of the 2019 NFL season.
The PlaySugarHouse sportsbook is available through mobile apps (it’s on the iOS app store and the Android version is available directly on the PlaySugarHouse site) as well as via a web browser. Bettors will be able to place the same types of bets on the same sports and teams (and with the same odds) as found in the SugarHouse (and Rivers) Casino sportsbooks. All the sportsbooks are run in tandem and with the assistance of their sports betting technical partner Kambi.
PA-based teams will be available to bet on, including games featuring college teams located in Pennsylvania. This is significant, as many states (New Jersey included) make it illegal to bet on college games in which one of the participants is a NJ-based team
User experience across the board will be identical – except of course for the massive increase in convenience found in online betting.
Hundreds of games will be available through the PlaySugarHouse Online Casino
PlaySugarHouse won’t launch in PA for a few more weeks, so we can’t be sure, but if the NJ version of playsugarhouse.com is any guide, there are likely to be hundreds of unique games for players to enjoy.
In New Jersey, players can play games ranging from slots and table games to video poker and bingo. The NJ SugarHouse online casino even offers virtual sports betting and keno to players. Whether those games will be part of the SugarHouse PA Online Casino remains to be seen, but it seems likely that they would duplicate as much of their winning formula in PA as they can.
Exclusive games are likely to be available from parent company Rush Street Interactive, but players can also play popular games from over a dozen software providers including IGT, ShuffleMaster, NetEnt and Next Gen.
A PlaySugarHouse online poker room is also likely
The PlaySugarHouse Online Casino in New Jersey does not have an online poker room, but the SugarHouse Casino has received a license to operate online poker in PA.
While the casino and sportsbook will likely get the focus, at least initially, the PlaySugarHouse does appear to be setting themselves up for online poker as well.
The brick and mortar casino is home to 28 live poker tables at its Philadelphia location and has also been host to Poker Night in America live stream. Add this to the fact that SugarHouse paid seven figures for its online poker license, and we will likely see SugarHouse online poker in PA before too long.
The SugarHouse online casino in PA uses the iRush Rewards loyalty program. As you play, you earn points that elevate your tier score. With higher and higher tier scores, players become eligible for ever increasing rewards and bonuses.
Rewards include special gaming invitations, dining offers, freeplay, and various kinds of VIP treatment at SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia.
Who will be able to play on PlaySugarHouse?
The PlaySugarHouse online casino, sportsbook and poker room will be available to players who are 21 years of age or older as long as they are located in the state of PA at the time of play. This means both residents and visitors will be able to play.
Like any online casino in PA, you will need to verify your identity to create your account. Geolocation tools are employed to ensure that you are playing in Pennsylvania at the time of play.
What will SugarHouse Online Casino Deposits and Withdrawals be like?
What good is playing at an online casino if you can’t make a deposit or withdrawal reliably? Fortunately, given that the SugarHouse Casino is licensed and regulated by the state of Pennsylvania, it’s never been easier to transfer funds on and off an online gambling site.
You can make a minimum deposit with just $10 and have a variety of different options in which to choose from:
- Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard)
- Prepaid cards
- PayNearMe cash transfers through convenience stores (7-11)
- Directly at the SugarHouse Casino cage
- Online Banking
Contact SugarHouse Casino in PA
Have a question for the SugarHouse Casino? You can reach the PA SugarHouse Online Casino through one of two methods.
Live chat is available (9:30am – 2am EST) through the PlaySugarHouse casino website. You can also reach them through email by using the contact form that is available on the PlaySugarHouse casino website.
A look at SugarHouse Casino – Philadelphia PA.
|Location||1001 N. Delaware Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125
|How to get there||Directions|
The SugarHouse Casino, which opened in 2010, is the only casino located within Philadelphia city limits. The casino features over 2,000 slot games, 50 table games and a 28 table poker room on a 45,000 square foot gaming floor.
In addition to gaming, the casino features a large selection of dining options and an Event Center that attracts an impressive list of national acts. The casino is owned by Rush Street Interactive, which also owns and operates the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh along with other casinos sporting the Rivers brand across the US.
|SugarHouse Casino Highlights|
|Slot Machines (est)||2000 Machines|
|Poker Room (est)||28 Tables|
|Table Games (est)||50|
|Rewards Program||Rush Rewards|
|Entertainment||Event Center, Fishtown Hops, Hugo’s Piano Bar|
|Sportsbetting||Launched land-based sportsbook in December 2018, mobile sports book in May 2019|
Among the 2,000 plus slot machines at the SugarHouse Casino is an impressive variety in game types, denominations and titles. Games on offer include:
- Wonder 4
- Lightning Link
- Extra Rewards
- Thunder Cash,
- and many more
On the video poker front, SugarHouse offers many options. Some of the highlights are Ultimate X Poker, Hot Roll Poker and a Spin Poker Progressive. They also offer the 98.98% payback version of Double Double Bonus Poker in the $1 denomination (paytable: 1-1-3-4-6-9-50-80-160-160-400-50-800).
The casino is always introducing new machine games, so stop by or check out the SugarHouse website for the latest information on what’s available.
Table game players at SugarHouse enjoy a large selection of game choices:
- 3-Card Poker
- Spanish 21
- High Card Flush
- EZ Pai Gow Poker
- Pai Gow Tiles
- Mini/Midi Baccarat
- EZ Baccarat
- Ultimate Texas Hold’em
- Asia Poker
- Mississippi Stud Poker
- Criss Cross Poker
- Sic Bo
- Heads Up Hold’em
- The Big Six
- 4-Card Poker
Stadium Gaming is also available at the SugarHouse Casino. Dubbed “The Future of Gaming” there are two stadium areas to choose from with games available for blackjack, roulette and baccarat. Stadium Gaming combines live dealers with electronic betting with minimum bets start at just $5.
The 28-poker table poker room is home to the first ever Poker Night in America card room, a poker facility which occasionally broadcasts the popular online show. The room is large and comfortable, featuring phone chargers, several TVs, and table-side dining.
Typical cash games available:
- $1-$2 No-Limit Hold’em ($60-$300 buy-in)
- $1-$3 No-Limit Hold’em ($100-$500 buy-in)
- $2-$5 No-Limit Hold’em ($200-$1000 buy-in)
- $2-$5-$10 No-Limit Hold’em ($500-$3000 buy-in)
- Monday & Thursday: $5-$5 Pot Limit Omaha
- Monday & Thursday: $2-$5 No-Limit Hold’em DeepStack
- Wednesday: $200/$400 Super Stud/Pot Limit Omaha Mix
The poker room also has high hand promotions and a Bad Beat Jackpot which often reaches into the tens of thousands of dollars. Tournaments are held regularly on Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
Despite the fact that there is plenty of competition on the entertainment front in the Philly area, the SugarHouse Casino does an impressive job in the entertainment department as well. The SugarHouse Event Center attracts a variety of music, comedian and performers to its venue. The Hugo Piano Bar provides a more intimate live entertainment experience..
Also nearby is the Fishtown Hops, a waterfront experience with craft beers, excellent food, games and live entertainment of their own.
The SugarHouse Casino has no shortage of dining options, ranging from fast-casual dining to fine dining at the Hugo’s Frog Bar and Chop House.
- Hugo’s Frog Bar and Chop House – Classic steakhouse combining upscale with casual
- Fishtown Hops – Waterfront experience with craft beers, casual food and live entertainment
- Tacconelli’s Pizzeria – Brick oven pizza joint
- Geno’s Steaks – The taste of Philadelphia — steaks, hoagies and other sandwiches
- Saxby’s Coffee – Coffee, teas and smoothies
- Revolution Grill – Casual dining includes salads, sandwiches and pasta
- Mian – Authentic quick serve Asian food
- Lucky Red – Enjoy the game while enjoying your favorite alcholic beverage
Rush Rewards Card
SugarHouse Casino players can sign-up and take advantage of the Rush Rewards Player’s Club, where players earn points for their play in the casino that can be used for increasingly lucrative perks the more you play.
There are three levels to the Rush Rewards VIP program (Rush, Preferred, and Platinum) with status levels based on the number of points earned within a 6 month period.
Perks range from free play offers to exclusive promotions to complimentary rooms. See the chart below for more comprehensive information on the perks that are available to you.
|Free play offers and food offers||X||X||X|
|Entry into promotions, sweepstakes, and special events||X||X||X|
|Exclusive e-perks offers||X||X||X|
|Online access to My Rush rewards||X||X||X|
|Monthly play and earn tier dining comps||X||X|
|Priority gift pickup||X||X|
|Priority line at Rush Rewards||X||X|
|Exclusive members-only sweepstakes and events||X||X|
|Multiplier entries for select promotions||X||X|
|One complimentary Norwegian cruise line cruise per calendar year||X||X|
|Personalized VIP host services||X|
|Valet gift in car program||X|
|Priority valet parking||X|
|Priority line at Hugo's, Frog Bar, and Chop House||X|
Other online gaming options: The Pennsylvania iLottery
The PA online lottery launched in May 2018 and now has two dozen “instant” games that can be played from a computer or mobile device.
New players to the PA lottery can even take advantage of a $5 free no deposit bonus to try out the games. Simply register to the iLottery and use bonus code WINNER when signing up. Players choosing to deposit onto the iLottery can also receive a 50% up to $50 first deposit bonus, which is in addition to the PA ilottery free bonus.
Make sure to stay tuned to this site for all the latest information on the launch of the SugarHouse online casino as well as any no deposit bonuses offered to Pennsylvanians.