Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall Hot
Offer #1 - Earn 200 points get a free buffet and keep the points! Earn 200 points playing slots and then present original coupon from the American Casino Guide book and your B Connected Card to the B Connected Club, and receive a voucher that will entitle bearer to one FREE breakfast, lunch or regular dinner buffet. Not valid on holidays. Must earn 200 points playing slots on same day original coupon is presented to B Connected Club to obtain voucher. Limit one coupon per person. Excludes specialty night dinners. Expires 12/30/2016.
Offer #2 - Two FREE drinks at any casino bar for new members. Present original coupon from the American Casino Guide book when signing up for a new B Connected Card to receive two FREE well, call, or draft beers at any casino bar. Expires 12/30/2016.
Offer #3 - Buy two room nights, get one free. The coupon from the American Casino Guide book entitles the bearer to one free room night at Sam's Town Hotel & Casino, with the purchase of two nights at the prevailing rate. Must have advance reservations. Must present original coupon from the American Casino Guide book upon check-in. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Must be 21 or older. Limit one free room per person. Offer expires 12/28/2016.
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Open: 24 hours daily
The B Connected card can be used at any of the 17 Boyd Gaming properties located throughout the United States. The following information applies to all seven Las Vegas area Boyd casino resorts. B Connected has three tier levels based on the points earned through play: Ruby (0-24,999 points), Sapphire (25,000-249,999 points) and Emerald (250,000+ points). Higher levels of play receive better rewards/Point accrual (2x points for Sapphire and 3x points for Emerald). See the players club for more information.
The slot card expires after 13 months of inactivity.
Slot Point Accrual
|(Standard Accrual Table)||Input/Point(s)|
|5¢, 25¢, $1||$1/1||$1/1|
|(100%+ Accrual Table)||Input/Point(s)|
|5¢, 25¢, $1||$2/1||$2/1|
Note: The 100% table applies to play on positive video poker machines.
Minimum: 1000 points
Increments: 1000 points
Scrip: 1000 points = $1 in comps.
Food: 600 points = $1 of food at company-owned restaurants (this is equal to a 40% discount).
Toll-Free Number: (800) 897-8696
Reservation Number: (800) 634-6371
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Rooms: 620 Price Range: $33-$160
Suites: 30 Price Range: $120-$240
Restaurants: 6 (1 open 24 hours)
Buffets: B-$7.49/$11.49 (Sat/Sun) L-$8.49 D-$11.99/$18.99 (Fri)/$13.99 (Sat/Sun)
Casino Size: 126,681 Square Feet
Games Offered: Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Sports Book, Race Book, Poker, Let It Ride, Three Card Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Keno, Bingo
Special Features: 500-space RV park ($18 to $22 per night). Indoor promenade with free laser-light show. 24-hour 56-lane bowling center. 18-theater cinema complex. Childcare center. Buffet discounts for players club members.
Sam's Town Hotel/Casino
This casino is on Boulder Hwy which is so much more of an easy going casino then on the Strip. The slots are alot looser and the buffet is wonderful! Many other casinos near-by and fun to check out when in this area.
We stayed for 13 nights in October 13th and generally enjoyed our stay, but we won't be returning in the near future. The primary problem, aside from the location, was the soft beds. My wife's back ached so much that she ended up seeing a chiropractor when we were returned home.
play it at Sams
Sams town may not be in a great location on boulder highway, but they do have free shuttles to the strip and downtown freemont that anyone can use. They have plenty of full pay, progressive and 100% video poker, but they have removed some. They have a poker room that the locals like, with some promotions going on many days. This is a huge property with lots to do.
The hotel/casino's location on the east side of town is inconvenient even for those renting a car. There are no nearby highways running east/west so we invariably ended up using highly trafficked Flamingo, Tropicana, Sahara or Desert Inn to get to the Strip or our dining destinations west of the Strip. We found Desert Inn to be the least congested. On the plus side, there is easy access to 515/95 that runs north to Downtown and south to Henderson/Boulder City.
Though we usually stay elsewhere, I regularly play at this casino because of the availability of full pay deuces. As a Sapphire card member, I receive discounted rates that can be booked online. On our most recent trip we decided to spend 13 nights there because the room rates were significantly lower than other locals hotel/casinos that we frequent.
another one of my favorites
This is another one of my favorite casinos. Now it may just be that I'm a little biased because it's the only casino in Vegas that sends me free room offers but I still love it. It's a locals casino and all the workers have that same "cheers" like attitude where everyone is their friend and they also have great video poker. They are one of the few casinos left that have full pay dueces wild which has an expected return of over 100% if you know how to play it which is always a plus too. I also like their hotel a lot also, the rooms are great for the price just don't be expecting a 4 seasons or anything.
Straight Forward Review
Straight Forward Review based on my 2 week trip last month:
Sam’s Town on Boulder Hwy. (Las Vegas)
Many dining choices
Bowling & Theatre on-site
Laser show multiple times daily
Full-Pay Video Poker at quarter level
Free shuttle to Fremont Street
Part of Boyd Gaming
Laser show, Fremont Street Experience (I list that because it’s free to get there from he
Sams Town Las Vegas
We always enjoy staying at Sams Town. Accommodations are fine, though if you want a room overlooking the atrium, that's an upgrade. It's kind of fun to walk through the atrium or sit and watch the variety of stuffed birds and animals out there do their things. Last time we were there the wolf that comes out of the mountain top and howls was a little moth eaten, but we just accept that as part of Sams. Enjoy the Tuesday senior $3 movies and you can take your ticket stub to TGI Fridays and get a BOGO meal. Sams also has a big bowling alley with great prices. Breakfast buffet with your players card is only $5.49, but avoid the ice tea with any meal. It's from a concentrate and tastes pretty bad.
Sam's Town still is one of our favorite casinos in Las Vegas. We make sure we visit it on senior day to get the most points for our play since points are multiplied that day. Also, it takes half the points to get a buffet on senior day.
I had not been in Sam’s Town in a few years when for some strange reason I hit a calendar of hotel rates that offered all weekday rooms for $9.99 from February through December. I immediately booked 9 nights for my spring trip. I wish I had booked for November as well. Within less than 24 hours the calendars were gone, but they honored my rate. By May I had cut my days down to 6 (free days other spots,) but that still gave me a fine time to evaluate the casino.
It is huge, but I only played one place. I played on the bank of Deuces Wild near the Dunkin’ Doughnuts shop. It was full pay. Also on some of the machines there was 10/7 DB, but I’d be playing that later when I went downtown, so I stuck to the Deuces. I did not make a ton of money, but I did not lose it either. However, I did not earn much in the way of offers for future months and that surprised me a bit.
The room was in the poorest shape of any I stayed in that trip. Four Queens, El Cortez Cabana, Eastside Cannery, and the Rio all were better than Sam’s. The art was very blah. The beds were wrapped in layer after layer after layer so that it was impossible to do a real bedbug examination. Perhaps they thought that would protect the mattress if there was an infestation. The room was very basic and was least vacuumed room of my visit. There was a nice overstuffed chair, but it was under vacuumed and black so it showed dirt easily, and I found that a turnoff.
This did not make my experience bad, really. The check in clerk listened when I asked, "the quietest room please” and gave me a room at the end of the hall, ROOM 463 which also meant I was free to play my television during sleepless late hours because it was on an outside wall. So there is always compensation.
At first I found it annoying to run my extension cord behind the television, and later I saw that this was unnecessary because the lamp on the table has a hard to see plug in its base that accommodated my computer. A handy plug along the wall near the bed made my sleep apnea machine plug in easy. In the other places I have had to put in an adapter to make more room on the light and clock outlet. I am constantly unplugging the lamp to plug it into my adapter and not having enough light to see to do it. Oh well, small annoyances. Here it was easy.
I had read some complaints about the cooling system. I was comfortable, but it is a mild time of year. I could change the settings on the thermostat and turn off the fan at least for a short while. I did not actually get the hang of it, but none of this seemed bothersome. Turning it off did make for more quiet.
The curtains here were thick and the best of my trip for keeping out nap time sunlight.
But as well as being a bit dusty in those obscure places that I look for bedbugs, or behind things I move to plug in my sleep apnea machine, this room was just boringly dull.
The buffet had gone downhill since the days when it ended in a full candy shop and any fudge or chocolate was part of buffet as long as we ate it there. Still, it was okay. I ate there free, as I had two free coupons from this board and I gave blood while I was there for more buffets, and I had the ACG coupons and then points from the Deuces play. Italian night was the worst food in my opinion. But my relatives enjoyed it when I took them and we had a decent visit.
Prime Rib night was $17 at the buffet, but the food was better, and I enjoyed that. Nice to have a coupon.
I liked seeing the Senior Citizen $3 movie, but I advise not printing the voucher near the movies as that machine did not work. I had to rush over to the Player’s Club and print another. They told me it happens often. I need not have rushed because the show started with commercials mixed with the Coming Attractions. I think next time I am going to ask when the actual movie starts and come late.
I hate commercials.
I go to the movies to avoid them.
A large popcorn had that free refill, so I got that on my way out and snacked on it over a few nights. Another fine snack was a quarter handful of jelly belly jelly beans that are dispensed in the bank of small candy dispensers right outside the theater. Each jelly belly jelly bean has a distinctive taste. They are the best made. Another cheap snack was McDonald’s who in spite of being inside a casino offered a dollar menu. Nice. With the buffet making one huge meal, this was often enough for a light supper.
There was no coffee pot in the room, so my little one cup electric travel pot was very useful for coffee and tea.
Every morning at ten the poker room had an inexpensive poker tournament and the competition was very mixed. I did well one day and they were fine about not splitting at the end and let us play it out. I came in first place. That more than payed for the other two days. The rest of the limit poker was both difficult and boring. The guys at the table were all local regulars who knew one another and the normal Vegas party attitude at low limit games was replaced by such bland and boring conversation that I just did not bother after a couple tries.
I did like the 2-4 at Eastside Cannery, which is just a short walk South. That was a well managed game and the players were mixed. I was worried that the walk down Boulder late at night might intimidate me, but after a few tries I found it seemed safe. Across the street was a Walmarts with a late night guard in a car watching over things. However, crossing back to get to Sam’s Town was difficult, so I stuck to the East side of the street, a wall faced with shrubbery. At first I thought it a good place for degenerates to hang out, but then one time at midnight I saw the sprinkles go off. Anyone hanging there would get uncomfortably wet.
Also, across the street was a drive in Bank of America which worked fine as a free ATM to replenish my lost funds.
I did not use the Sam’s shuttle , but it was there to get me to the strip or to downtown. RTC bus 202 runs along Flamingo, near Sam’s Town, and then stops at the Eastside Cannery for a driver break before going out again in a long loop behind Sam’s Town and back downtown. When the shuttle is not running, this gets us back to our room after a late night on the strip.
I did not ride the 107 South, down to Joker’s Wild for the cheap $1 craps. I regret that. I did take it North, to downtown. It is a long ride and it drops near the Western, but in the morning that did not seem unsafe, nor did I feel uncomfortable catching it at rush hour to head back. Hopefully in a month that bus will be replaced by an express bus.
While at Sam’s the casino sponsored a blood drive, giving free buffets and 1000 points. That seemed a good deal, but it was so slow that it took a long while. Finally, I went to my room and got a book to read.
I’d go again if the price was right. And oddly, I did not get charged the resort fee, just the $9.99 regular fee. I have not been charged resort fee on any room booked at the B connected site.
Sam's Town is our favorite casino away from the Las Vegas strip. It has many of the latest penny slot machines. We used our player's club points to get free buffets.
Big place, kind of locals casino, nice place, worth it to stop by.