March 21, 2010 Vegas Values Report
Hereâ€™s what we found forÂ the week of March 21, 2010...
Station Casinos/Fiestas: Get 50% off the cost of any Feast (Stations) or Festival (Fiestas) Buffet on Saturdays when you use your club points thru March.
Arizona Charlieâ€™s: TV MADNESS - Giving away 100 TVâ€™s in March: 20 - 42â€ť TVâ€™s and 80 â€“ 19â€ť TVâ€™s (total split between both properties). Drawings will be atÂ noon every Monday thru Friday in March. Five winners will be drawn per drawing day. Final drawing on Friday April 2. Guests not present will have 24 hours to claim their prizeÂ Â Winners will be drawn from lowest to highest.Â Earn one entry for every 100 base points earned daily from carded slot play, starting at 3:00 AM Sunday March 7.Â There is no limit to the number of entries that can be earned daily.Â Prize Breakdown Per Drawing:Â 1st â€“ 42â€ť TV, 2nd â€“ 19â€ť TV, 3rd â€“ 19â€ť TV, 4th â€“ 19â€ť TV, 5th â€“ 19â€ť TV. Any unclaimed TVâ€™s from this promotion will be given to guests that have earned the most base points throughout the month of March. Complete details are available at the ace/PLAY Center.
Ellis Island Casino: â€śMarch Madness Big TV Giveaway.â€ť Win a 54â€ť Plasma TV. Drawing to be held Monday, March 29 at 9 pm. Get a ticket for every 1,000 points earned in the same day. Full details in the Pit and Promotions Booth.
Golden Gate: New memberâ€™s sign-up promotion: $5 in FREE slot play and a t-shirt for new members who earn 20 points. (Ongoing until further notice.)
Jerryâ€™s Nugget Casino: Get 50% off the cost of your meal purchase at Uncle Angelo's Pizza Joint every Tuesday & Wednesday in March when using your More Club comp dollars. Minimum $10 purchase required. Swipe at More Club kiosk to receive your discount.
Aliante Station: Tribute to the Rat Pack Show the first and third Thursday of every month. 3 pm. $5 admission. Must be 21.
Orleans: â€śTake It or Trade Itâ€ť drawings Sundays in March. 6 pm drawing, 10 winners per drawing, 40 total winners. $600 guaranteed per winner or they can play the â€śTake It or Trade Itâ€ť game for a chance at $2500.Â See Club Coast for complete details.
Rampart Casino: Email Campaign: New email addresses received by customers will receive a $10 Free Slot Play offer. Offer will be sent to their email address and brought to the Players Club for redemption. It will be loaded to their account the following Tuesday.
Luck, Royals, Good Food and Jackpots to all..... Regards, H.Â ScotÂ Krause
Author not responsible for omissions, changes and/or errors.
Ongoing March Promotions
Vegas Values Updates:Â The American Casino Guide web site hasÂ aÂ discussion board where you can read about any updates to each week's Vegas Values report. You can also post any questions or comments you have about any casino promotions. Go toÂ http://forum.americancasinoguide.com/
Gold Coast: Barrels of Cash drawings through March 27. Win up to $5,000 in cash per drawing. 10 winners at each drawing. 20 Envelopes to choose from each envelope contains between $200 and $5,000. Drawings at 8:15 pm every Saturday in March. Earn drawing entries with slot and table play. Details at Club Coast.
Flamingo: Comedian George Wallace is known for giving away prizes at his show, but he is now going above and beyond by giving away a Smart Car. The Smart Car will be awarded to one lucky winner chosen at random on April 1 at 11:15 p.m. during Wallaceâ€™s â€śI Be Thinkinâ€™â€ť show. Fans can participate in the Smart Car giveaway by filling out an entry form at the Flamingo Showroom directly after seeing George Wallaceâ€™s show. In addition, those who purchase tickets to the show on VegasOnDemand.com will be automatically entered to win the Smart Car. The winner does not have to be present at the drawing in order to claim the car. Only one entry per guest and entrants must be 18 years or older.
Silver Nugget: Shamrock Surprise â€“ Monday thru Wednesday during March, hit any four-of-a-kind with a club kicker card and get a Shamrock worth cash, dinner, or bonus points. Win up to $200 cash.
Silverton: Bounty of Booty thru March 27. Weekly drawings inside the Aquarium. Chance to win up to $25,000 each week. Drawings Saturday at 6 pm. Earn entries playing slots, video poker, tables and keno. 3x entries every Wednesday.Â See complete details posted at the promotions booth.
Suncoast: On Fridays and Saturdays in March hit two royal flushes within 24 hours and receive a double payout on the second royal. See rules posted at Club Coast.
Plaza/Vegas Club: March Money Madness. From March 1-31 guests will receive 1 drawing entry for every 100 points earned by using their Players Card.Â Three winners will be chosen at each property every Wednesday and Saturday, 7 pm at the Plaza and 9 pm at the Vegas Club.Â Each winner will have their chance to spin the wheel and win up to $1,000 cash.Â Double entry days are every Thursday and Sunday.Â See the Players Club for details.
Bighorn/Longhorn Casinos:Â March Crazy Days at both properties. Just insert your Bigshot player card in any machine every day to see what you have won, up to $500.
Eastside Cannery: Earn a FREE 3-Course Dinner Special in Carve every Sunday.
â€˘ Earn 1,500 base points on the same day and receive (1) 3-Cource Dinner Special in Carve.
â€˘ Players receive voucher at the Players Club for (1) 3-Cource Dinner Special in Carve.
â€˘ Customers keep their points.
â€˘ Limit two (2) vouchers per person per day.
â€˘ Carve is open every Sunday from 4:30pm â€“ 10pm.
El Cortez: Throughout March, Club Cortez players receive a free box of Seeâ€™s Candy for winning a jackpot of $200 or more on a slot machine, a $200 or more jackpot on a video poker five-cent or lower denomination machine, a $300 or more jackpot on a video poker ten-cent or higher denomination machine or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno.Â Club members who hit a jackpot of $1,200 or more will receive a complimentary two night stay at the El Cortez. All jackpot winners will also receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night 42â€ť LCD HDTV giveaway and $2,000 cash prize drawing.Â Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.
March Gambling Podcast -Â The American Casino Guide has a monthly podcast hosted byÂ the book's author, Steve Bourie, who talks about topics of interest to travelers who like to visit casinos and during the course of each show he interviews a special guest from the world of casino travel or gambling.
For the March podcast Steve interviews Mike Aponte of the MIT Blackjack Team. They discuss how Mike first became involved with the team; how they operated; his role on the team; and their biggest success. Mike also explains what he did after the team broke up; what he is doing today; and his best advice for blackjack players. To visit the podcast page, go to: www.americancasinoguide.com/podcasts.shtml
On that page you can also access past interviews withÂ noted gaming authorities, including:Â Jean Scott, Max Rubin, Bob Dancer, Stanford Wong, Arnold Snyder, John Grochowski, Henry Tamburin, John Robison, The Wizard of Odds, Bill Burton, Jeffrey Compton, Anthony CurtisÂ and others.
Circus-Circus: All-You-Can-Eat Prime Rib Dinner for $12.99 including soup or salad available in the Garden Grill. (Ongoing until further notice.)
Riviera: FREE Lunch Buffet Monday thru Thursday when you earn $3 in Riviera Bucks on the same day. You keep the points.Â (Ongoing until further notice.)
Main Street Station: For locals only: Earn 2,500 points in the same day and receive a FREE Logo Jacket. Limit of 2 jackets per day. Must be a Las Vegas local resident for this offer.
Orleans: â€śTake It or Trade Itâ€ť drawings Sundays in March. 6 p.m. drawing, 10 winners per drawing, 40 total winners. $600 guaranteed per winner or they can play the â€śTake It or Trade Itâ€ť game for a chance at $2,500.Â See Club Coast for complete details.
Eastside Cannery: Offering multiple chances to win Jenni Rivera prize packages. The Latin Grammy winner will perform at Eastside Canneryâ€™s Casablanca Event Center on Saturday, April 10, at 8 p.m. Eastside Cannery, in partnership with the Las Vegas Review Journal and El Tiempo, is giving away a Jenni Rivera Grand Prize Package which includes two Gold Circle tickets, a one-night stay at Eastside Cannery, pre-show dinner for two at Carve Steakhouse and admission to the after-party in ONE SIX Sky Lounge.Â Second Prize is a pair of tickets to Jenni Riveraâ€™s concert.Â To enter, simply fill out the entry form located in the NEON section of the Las Vegas Review Journal or in El Tiempo and mail it in.Â Or log on to lvrj.com or eltiempolibre.com to electronically submit the entry form. The contest ends Wednesday, March 10, with a winner selected on Thursday, March 11.
Palazzo: FIRST Food & Bar: Every Thursday night, ladies receive a FREE FIRST Lady Cocktail, 20% off their food and $5 Sponsored Vodka beverage purchases starting at 8 p.m. With resident DJ Jeff Retro and special guest DJ Mckenzie providing the tunes, women are also treated to special gifts and offers from retailers and shows including those located inside The Shoppes at the Palazzo. There are alsoÂ on-site retail displays and other special happenings.
Plaza Hotel & Casino: Room Special: Book 2 nights for $22 per night.Â Limited time offer, ongoing until further notice. For reservations, call 1-800-634-6575.
Golden Nugget: Second Annual World Series of Slots. April 16-18. In this one-of-a kind, two-day event, players will battle head-to-head in several elimination rounds of slot play for their share of more than $250,000 in prize money, plus a championship bracelet. The entry fee is $599, and includes tournament admission, a $100 food & beverage credit, a welcome reception and two continental breakfasts. Discounted hotel rates will be available to anyone who enters. To register for this second annual World Series of Slots, call 1-800-777-5687.
Palms: $370K Luck Oâ€™ The Palms Play, Earn & Win Promotion Tuesdays and Thursdays in March. Beginning at 12:01 am and continuing through midnight each promotional day, players may earn points for gift redemption. All points earned in same day for promotional period may be redeemed for the featured Palms items. Promotion dates are as follows: MarchÂ 23, 25 & 30. Redemption hours are from 10am-Midnight in the Food Court. Official rules available at Club Palms inside the Palms Casino Resort.
Ellis Island: â€śMarch Madness Big TV Giveaway.â€ť Win a 54â€ť Plasma TV. Drawing will be held Monday, March 29 at 9 pm. Get a ticket for every 1,000 points earned in the same day throughout the month of March. Complete details are available in the Pit and Promotions Booth.
Rampart: Mystery Gift Tuesdays March 2â€“30. Earn 250 points and receive a FREE Mystery Gift. Limit one per customer per day. Customer keeps the points.
Eastside Cannery: 3-Course dinner special at Carve: Sundays, MarchÂ 21 and 28. Earn 1,500 base points on the same day and receive one FREE three-course dinner special in Carve. Players keep their points and receive dinner special voucher at the Players Club. Limit two vouchers per person per day. Carve is open every Sunday from 4:30 p.m. â€“ 10 p.m.
PTâ€™s Pubs and Sierra Gold Taverns: Celebrate the launch of their new web sites with FREE prizes for online visitors. 15. Individuals have the opportunity to win a Nintendo Wii, Samsung Blu-Ray disc player and gift cards to PTâ€™s and Sierra Gold taverns ranging in value from $50 to $100. Tavern guests who visit the new Web sites and sign up for special email blasts will be entered to receive the prizes. All winners will be randomly selected on April 1. Visit the new PTâ€™s Web site at ptstaverns.com and for Sierra Gold, visit sierragoldlv.com
Plaza Hotel & Casino: Enjoy Downtown Las Vegasâ€™ newest entertainment act, Dueling Pianos, live in the Aqua Lounge every Friday and Saturday night. Sing-along, dance-along and laugh-along at Downtown Las Vegasâ€™ only dueling piano bar. Each show features â€śdueling actionâ€ť and is customized for the audience. From Top 40 hits and dance tunes to oldies and rock and roll classics, the Dueling Pianos can entertain any age. The act performs every Friday and Saturday night from 9pm â€“ 1am. $2 drink specials are available at the Aqua Lounge bar.
Trump International Hotel Las Vegas: Golden Getaway offer, available through March 30. With a two-night minimum stay starting at $99 per night, the Golden Getaway offer includes a $50 hotel credit valid at DJT restaurant or The Spa at Trump as well as a 4 p.m. late checkout. Additionally, guests are invited to experience MystĂ¨re at Treasure Island with two-for-one tickets for only $79. To reserve the Golden Getaway offer, please call (866) 471-0438 and mention â€śGolden Getawayâ€ť or visit trumplasvegashotel.com for more information.
Fitzgeralds: â€śGo Topless Convertible Car Giveaway.â€ťÂ Daily drawings to spin the prize wheel now thru May 9. Grand Prize drawing will be held Sunday, May 9, at 6:00 pm. Need not be present for Final Grand Prize drawing. Complete details at club booth.
How To Win on Slots Video - American Casino Guide author, Steve Bourie, has created a 10-minute video in which he explains how slots work and how to win on them. He also answers nine common questions that slots players have, such as: Do casinos put the "loosest" slots near the entrances?; If I play a machine and it's been losing for awhile, does that mean it's due to hit soon?; After I play a machine and leave I see that the next person who sits down wins the jackpot, would I have the won that jack pot if I had stayed at that machine? and more. Click this link to see the Slot machine video , or go to -Â http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Wkubf1PrWg
Ellis Island Casino: â€śThe Meal Dealâ€ť: play for one hour in the Table Games area (any game) and receive a FREE entrĂ©e in the restaurant.Â Play for 2 hours, receive 2 entrees.Â The more hours you play, the more entrĂ©es you receive. Must be a Passport Playerâ€™s Club member.Â See the Fun Pit for full details.
Imperial Palace: The Kingâ€™s Ransom Museum, a one-of-a-kind exhibit of Elvis Presley artifacts and priceless personal treasures openedÂ October 21.Â This multi-million dollar collection is on display for the first time ever in Las Vegas, the very city where The King set up court and reigned supreme in the 1970â€™s. The Kingâ€™s Ransom Museum provides an exciting opportunity for fans to get a rare glimpse into the life and career of one of the worldâ€™s greatest entertainers, Elvis Presley. The Kingâ€™s Ransom Museum is located in the Imperial Palaceâ€™s Royal Halls, on the third floor of the casino. The exhibit is open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and admission is $10. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at imperialpalace.com The Kingâ€™s Ransom Museum is scheduled to remain at Imperial PalaceÂ until April 2010. For more information, visit www.imperialpalace.com, www.thekingsransom.com or call 1-888-777-7664.
Atlantic City Blog - Want information on Atlantic City casino promotions? The American Casino Guide web site has an Atlantic City blog with information about promotions and events at all Atlantic City casinos. To visit the blog, go to: http://atlanticcity.americancasinoguide.com/
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