Rivers Casino Accused of Violating Wage Laws


For Immediate Release

April 28, 2020 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Rush Street Gaming and its subsidiary casino doing business as Rivers Casino, for failing to pay tipped employees properly under federal and state wage laws.

The complaint alleges that Rivers Casino violated its employees’ rights by: (1) failing to inform tipped employees of the required tip credit provisions before paying them a sub-minimum wage; and (2) deducting the cost of dry-cleaning uniforms from their wages.


The lawsuit seeks to recover unpaid wages for all hourly, tipped employees who were paid a base wage that was at or below the federal or state minimum wage who worked anytime from April 28, 2017 to the present at the following locations: (1) Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Illinois; (2) Rivers Casino in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (3) Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and (4) Rivers Casino in Schenectady, New York. 


Eligible persons who want to join this action can submit a Consent to Join form.  If you have questions about your potential claims, please contact the lawyers below.


The case is Stewart v. Rush Street Gaming, LLC, et al., No. 1:20-cv-02566, pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. 

For additional information, please contact:

Ryan L. McClelland

McClelland Law Firm, P.C.  

200 Westwoods Drive

Liberty, Missouri 64068



Alexander T. Ricke

Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP

460 Nichols Road, Suite 200

Kansas City, Missouri 64112



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