In 1987, the NFLPA decided to strike against the NFL.  A 24-day players' strike was called after Week 2. The games that were scheduled for the third week of the season were cancelled, reducing the 16-game season to 15, but the games for Weeks 4, 5 and 6 were played with replacement players, after which the union voted to end the strike.

Some players decided to cross the picket lines (approximately 15%) and some players decided to create new hobbies.

During their free time created by the strike, Chicago Bears football players Dan Hampton, Steve McMicheal and Otis Wilson started a band, The Chicago 6.  Now Dan Hampton is putting the band back together and you can meet them.

Rhythm City Casino Resort will host the Chicago 6 Band on the Event Center stage on Saturday, August 24 at 7 PM! This is a FREE show and open to all Resort Club members who are enrolled in our eClub.

To obtain tickets, guests must visit the Resort Club during normal business hours. If guests are not a Resort Club member and would like to attend this FREE show, they will need to sign up for a Resort Club membership AND enroll in our eClub to obtain tickets.

Meet the band from 3 PM to 5 PM at Draft Day Sports Lounge to celebrate sports betting in Iowa!

Stick around after the meet and greet and you can win some cool Chicago sports memorabilia before you enjoy the show at 7:00.


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We've got some awesome Chicago sports memorabilia to giveaway! This Saturday (Aug. 24) we will be hosting our Chicago Sports Memorabilia drawing to celebrate the Chicago 6 Band concert and sports betting! #rhythmcitycasino The drawing will begin at 5:15 PM with drawing times every 15 minutes with the final drawing occurring at 6:30 PM. Each Resort Club member can receive a free entry by visiting the Resort Club during normal business hours. Only ONE entry per Resort Club member, one winner per package, guests may only win one package. Packages include: -Anthony Rizzo autographed bat, Kris Bryant autographed bat and Javier Baez autographed world series baseball. -Chicago Blackhawks autographed hall of fame photo and Patrick Kane autographed All Star Game program. -Khalil Mack autographed helmet. -Khalil Mack autographed jersey. -Tim Anderson autographed canvas & bat.

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Here is what Rhythm City and Elite Sportsbook are giving away:

  • Anthony Rizzo autographed bat
  • Kris Bryant autographed bat
  • Javier Baez autographed world series baseball
  • Chicago Blackhawks autographed hall of fame photo
  • Patrick Kane autographed All Star Game program
  • Khalil Mack autographed helmet
  • Khalil Mack autographed jersey
  • Tim Anderson autographed canvas & bat

Sign up to be a Resort Club member and receive a free entry to win any of these Chicago sports items.