March 22, 2009 Vegas Values Report
- Last Updated on 13 April 2012
- Published Date
Here’s what we found for the week of March 22, 2009...
Here are great Las Vegas coupons, discounts, savings and offers we have for you this week...
Suncoast: Win up to $1,000 in FREE slot play every 15 minutes. From 10 am to 8 pm (times vary throughout the week---see the time schedule posted at the players club booth) thru March 31. Players are randomly selected to win when playing with your Club Coast card properly inserted in any machine. Prizes are $100, $500 and $1,000 in FREE slot play.
April Gambling Podcast - Visiting Reno and Lake Tahoe . The American Casino Guide has a monthly podcast hosted by 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 Ellen Oppenheim, President and CEO of the Reno-Tahoe Convention and Visitors Bureau. They discuss things for visitors to see and do when visiting Reno-Tahoe, including a property-by-property description of all casino hotels, plus a suggested travel route for visiting all areas of interest. To visit the podcast page, go to: americancasinoguide.com/podcasts.shtml
On that page you can also access past interviews with noted gaming authorities, including: 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 Curtis and Linda Boyd.
Red Rock Resort: 75-cent beer with the purchase of any entrée at LBS-A Burger Joint, now thru April 15.
Las Vegas Hilton: Great Gift Grab 3 thru April 30. Choose a prize from the drawing drum for every 50 Reward Dollars earned (or 25 hours of table game play) and take home a special gift. The promotion is floor-wide and open to all guests, although one prize is a slot machine and by state law can only be given away to Nevada residents. See the Resorts Destination Casino Club for complete details.
Arizona Charlie’s Boulder and Decatur: “Gifts Worth Getting” promotion from March 2 – 31. A.C.E. Rewards Club members playing slots, video poker and electronic keno will be eligible to redeem the points they accumulate throughout March for gifts from a catalog of electronic products. Players keep their accumulated points. A.C.E. Rewards Club members will be able to redeem their points for gifts from the gifts catalog starting on April 1 and ending on April 30. To preview gifts, catalogs will be available at the A.C.E. Rewards Club at either Arizona Charlie’s Boulder or Arizona Charlie’s Decatur. Gifts will be ordered through web sites that can be accessed at the A.C.E. Rewards Clubs or via home computer from a link on the Arizona Charlie’s web site- www.arizonacharlies.com A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the player and the property once an order has been shipped. Orders will ship within 48 hours of placement. The gifts will be sent to players’ homes with shipping paid for by Arizona Charlie’s Boulder or Arizona Charlie’s Decatur. Full details are available by visiting the A.C.E. Rewards Club.
Palms: Play, earn and win FREE gifts every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to midnight in March. Gifts include luggage, duffle and travel bags, cookware and more. You keep the points earned. See Club Palms for complete details.
Silverton: Giving away FREE Aqua Globes during March. Players who accumulate 500 points of play in a single day through reel slots or 1000 points by playing video poker machines will receive FREE Aqua Globes, a plant watering system. Discovery Club members keep the points they earn when playing for Aqua Globes.
Hard Rock Casino: "We Ain't Foolin' " drawing on April 1 at 7 pm to win up to $5000 in cash and Rockstar Freeplay. 15 winners. Receive one entry for every 100 points earned from March 24-April 1.
Binion’s Gambling Hall: Guests who join Club Binion’s now receive a variety of FREE gifts and offers upon signing up. New members receive FREE match play, two-for-one food and drink offers, a souvenir gift and more. Club Binion’s is open daily from 8 a.m. to midnight. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)
That's it for this week.
Luck, Royals, Good Food and Jackpots to all..... Regards, H. Scot Krause
Author not responsible for omissions, changes and/or errors.
Ongoing March Promotions
Vegas Values Updates: The American Casino Guide web site has a 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 to - http://forum.americancasinoguide.com/
Aliante Station: Swipe & Win once per day in March. Win FREE points, meals, cash, etc. Swipe your Boarding Pass at a kiosk to receive your award.
South Point: March buffet point specials: Monday-Thursday in March, earn 300 points before 1 p.m. and receive a FREE lunch buffet. Earn 600 points before 8 p.m. and receive a FREE dinner buffet. Players keep their points.
Eastside Cannery: $555,000 Best on Boulder Drawings and Swipe N Win! Customers can swipe their C.A.N. club card at the kiosk every day in March to win cash (up to $15,000) or FREE prizes. Every swipe is a guaranteed winner. Customers can play the Swipe N Win game each day to earn free entries into the drawings. Entries may be earned by playing slot or video poker machines, table games, or through the daily swipes. Drawings will be held on Friday and Saturday (March 27, 28) at 7 p.m. Customers can visit Players Club for complete rules and details.
Station Casinos: Win a Million in March - drawings every Friday and Saturday at 6, 7, 8 and 9 pm at every Station Casino and both Fiesta Casinos. Each winner gets $500 and a shot at the Grand Prize of $1 Million. Win additional cash and Grand Prize entries Sunday thru Thursday at Aliante Station. Earn entries March 1st – 28th by playing your favorite slots, table games, live poker & bingo. Complete rules available at the Rewards Centers at all Station Casinos and Fiesta Players Clubs.
Bighorn and Longhorn Casinos: “Crazy Days” promotion at both casinos during the month of March. Players just insert their player’s card into any machine once daily and receive a random number of points worth up to $500. No play is required.
Gambling and Taxes Podcast with Jean Scott - Tax time is here! American Casino Guide author Steve Bourie interviews Jean Scott, author of Tax Help for Gamblers, about the tax implications for gamblers. They discuss what ID is needed to claim winnings; which forms you receive from the casinos, how to keep a gambling diary; how to declare wins and losses on your tax forms; state tax liabilities; and more. To listen, go here - http://americancasinoguide.com/podcasts.shtml#0308
PT’s Pubs and Sierra Gold Taverns: Players will have an opportunity to win a 32-inch LCD TV everyday starting March 1, continuing through March 31. Every 10 points earned by a Golden Reward member will grant them one entry to win an LCD TV. In addition, the LCD TV includes free installation and delivery. Entries will be accumulated every 24-hours beginning at 10 p.m. each night. The daily winner will be posted at 10 p.m. at each of the 32 participating PT’s tavern locations and three Sierra Gold locations throughout the Las Vegas Valley. One LCD TV will be given away per day, with a grand total of 31 in March.
Texas Station: Mystery Cash or Gift. Wednesday, March 25. Noon-8 p.m. in the Promo Area. Invited guests will be able to reach into the mystery box where they could win up to $5,000 in cash, or a mystery gift. All other guests may earn 100 points the day of to participate.
Sahara: Sahara Hotel & Casino is offering special deals for Nevada locals and military personnel to kick off the reopening of Speed – The Ride, for the 2009 spring/summer season. Throughout the month of March, Nevada locals can enjoy Speed – The Ride, for 50% off. In addition, throughout March, military personnel can enjoy the ride at 20% off. Also, anyone who can finish the NASCAR Café’s brand new “The Bomb” Burrito will receive two FREE passes to Speed – The Ride, indefinitely. Weighing in at 6 pounds and being two-feet in length, “The Bomb” is smothered with guacamole, sour cream and cheese. A single coaster ride is $10 ($5 for locals; $8 for military throughout March; valid Monday through Thursday on single passes; one per person per day). Hours of operation are 12 noon to 10 p.m. seven days a week. There is minimum height requirement of 54 inches.
Atlantic City Blog - The American Casino Guide web site has a new Atlantic City blog with information about promotions and events at all Atlantic City casinos. To visit the blog, go to: http://atlanticcity.americancasinoguide.com/
El Cortez: For the month of March, Club Cortez players winning a jackpot of $200+ on a slot machine, a $200+ jackpot on a video poker five-cent or lower denomination machine, a $300+ jackpot on a video poker ten-cent or high denomination machine, or a $200+ jackpot on live keno will receive a prize ticket redeemable for a FREE wallet containing $10-$1,000 in free play. All jackpot winners receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night 40” LCD HDTV giveaway and $2,000 cash prize drawing. There is no limit to the number of tickets that a player can collect for this promotion. Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.
Eastside Cannery: March special: 50% off points at any restaurant on Wednesdays when paying with your C.A.N. Club points.
California/Fremont/Main Street Station: $2 Heineken’s at all casino bars. (Ongoing until further notice.)
Flamingo: 20% off breakfast or retail items at Margaritaville for all Total Rewards members from 7 am to 11 am daily. (Ongoing until further notice.)
Excalibur: There are currently two buffet deals that are offered at Excalibur: First special is guests can pay $25 per day for all-you-can-eat, as many times as you want at the buffet. The second special is 2-for-1 buffet special between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. (Both ongoing until further notice.)
El Cortez: “Stay Cool---Drive Smart” giveaway. The downtown property is nearing the completion of nearly $7 million in renovations on the El Cortez Cabana Suites, formerly known as its Ogden House, to create a boutique hotel that offers guests the spirit of 1950s South Beach with modern and stylish rooms. To commemorate its completion in March, the El Cortez is giving away a brand new, custom-made 2008 Smart Car decked out in a fresh turquoise color similar to its building’s exterior. The Smart Car touts a one-of-a-kind hood emblem made out of Swarovski crystals and its rims are accented with the same crystals. Club Cortez players are eligible to earn tickets to win the car beginning Feb. 1 through March 25. The winning ticket will be drawn at 3 p.m. on March 28 in the property’s main lobby. Additional tickets will be drawn for the following prizes:
Second place: $1,000 cash
Third place: $500 cash
Fourth and fifth place: $250 free slot play
Sixth through 10th place: Complimentary two-night stay at the El Cortez Cabana Suites and $100 free slot play
11th through 20th place: $100 free slot play
For additional information and rules, visit the Club Cortez booth.
South Point: Expert player, Bob Dancer gives video poker lessons every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. through March. All classes are held in the Showroom, at the northeast corner of the casino. Except where noted, there will be a beginner's class from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. and an intermediate class from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Classes are FREE and everyone at least 21 years old is welcome.
Tropicana: After a 49-year run, the Les Folies Bergere topless revue at the Tropicana is closing March 28. Tickets for the Folies Bergere begin as low as $35 plus tax and surcharge and are available at the Tropicana Box Office or by calling 702-739-2411.
El Cortez: Any individual who pays for two hotel room nights or more at the El Cortez during March receives a coupon for a FREE two-night stay in April 2009. Upon check-in guests also receive a coupon for a FREE bottle of Mondavi wine with the purchase of dinner for two at The Flame Steakhouse.
Las Vegas Hilton: Players receive a FREE Hooded Jacket when they hit a specific jackpot in slots or a specific hand in table games. Here's how to win playing table games:
• 3 sevens in 1 hand in Blackjack
• 3 of a kind or higher in Three Card Poker
• Ace & Eight of Diamonds in Baccarat or Mini Baccarat
• A winning 40-to-1 $5 bet or higher on the Big 6 Wheel
Here's how to win playing slots:
• Hit a Natural Royal Flush on any Video Poker machine (max coins bet)
• Hit a $1,000 Jackpot on Reel Slots (max coins bet) and Video Slots (max lines bet)
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