November 9, 2008 Vegas Values Report
- Last Updated on 13 April 2012
- Published Date
Here’s what we found for the week of November 9, 2008...
Here are great Las Vegas coupons, discounts, savings and offers we have for you this week...
Aliante Station: Station Casinos newest casino will open at 11:11 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11.
Arizona Charlie’s Boulder/Decatur: Offering a FREE buffet all day to any veteran on Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, November 11, just for showing their DD214 ID.
South Point: For Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, November 11, the casino is offering a FREE breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Garden Buffet to all active or retired military plus one guest when a proper ID is presented.
Silverton: Awarding random freeplay to players on weekends in November. Every 5 minutes from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, $100 cash will be randomly awarded to one carded slot player. You must be playing with your Discovery Club card inserted in a machine when the drawings take place to be eligible to win.
Tropicana: $25,000 Pilgrims’ Pride Slot Tournament on Friday and Saturday, November 14 and 15. Players may register through Thursday, November 13.The entry fee is $199 and includes deluxe accommodations for three nights, one entry into the tournament and your choice of two breakfast or lunch buffets.
Harrah’s Las Vegas: From November 10 – 16, Jersey rock veteran John Eddie brings his working-class style of rock to Las Vegas for a limited engagement. Eddie is widely known for his tours on the club circuit, but is most often praised for sharing the stage with fellow performer Bruce Springsteen. Eddie’s hit song “LowLife” was recently released on Kid Rock’s newest album Rock n Roll Jesus. Live music starts at 9:00 p.m. at Toby Keith’s: I Love This Bar & Grill inside Harrah’s Las Vegas. Open to the public, 21 years and older. Admission is FREE.
Planet Hollywood: “STOMP OUT LOUD,” the high-energy production from the creators of the international sensation STOMP, will end its engagement at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on January 4, 2009. Las Vegas locals have the opportunity to take advantage of a two-for-one ticket offer on the top two tiers ($79 and $99) for the remainder of the run. STOMP OUT LOUD performs in The Showroom at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino nightly at 7:00 p.m. with ticket prices ranging from $59 to $99. Tickets for STOMP OUT LOUD can be purchased by calling The Planet Hollywood Box Office at 702-785-5000 or 877-333-9474. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster or 702-474-4000.
El Cortez: Cash is King Drawing. For every 5,000 earned points during the month of November, players receive one drawing ticket entered into the $25,000 Cash is King drawing in December. The December drawing takes place on Saturday, December 20 at 3 p.m. See Club Cortez for additional information.
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 November 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/
November Gambling Podcast - Problem Gambling Awareness. 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.
The November podcast is now available and it features Steve interviewing Keith White, Executive Director of the National Council on Problem Gambling. They discuss; what is a problem gambler; who is prone to become a problem gambler; how you can tell if someone is a problem gambler; sources of help for problem gamblers; and advice to avoid becoming a problem gambler. 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.
Binion’s Gambling Hall & Hotel: Opened a brand-new poker room to build on its tradition and history as the place that made poker famous. Binion’s new poker room features designs and concepts based on what players asked for, including a contemporary setting designed to make players feel right at home while experiencing excellent service and some of the best deals in the game including a max rate of $3 on all live games, $2 comps per hour of live poker play, tableside food service and special room rates.
El Cortez Hotel & Casino: Celebrates Veteran’s Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11 with the return of FREE White Castle hamburgers for its players. Back by popular demand, the fan-favorite promotion allows Club Cortez members to enjoy FREE White Castle hamburgers gameside while they play slots and table games. The complimentary hamburgers will be served from noon-6 p.m.
Via Brasil Steakhouse: An authentic Brazilian “Churrascaria,” offers 2-for-1 on all of their drinks during Happy Hour for the entire month of November. Drinks include everything Via Brasil Steakhouse has to offer, from their signature Brazilian “Caipirinhia,” to beer and other cocktails, Monday-Friday 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for all of November. Via Brasil Steakhouse is located at: 1225 S. Fort Apache Rd., Suite 100 (in the Fort Apache Commons.)
Texas Station: Earn FREE Don McLean Concert Tickets on Monday and Tuesday, November 10 and 11. The promotion will award FREE tickets to see Don McLean in concert on Friday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. Earn: 1,500 points = two (2) FREE Concert Tickets or 3,000 points = four (4) FREE Concert Tickets. See the Boarding Pass booth for complete details.
South Point: November 7-15, the Australian Shepherd Club of America National Specialty Dog Show will be held in Las Vegas. The ASCA will be celebrating the 35th Anniversary of this amazing event at the South Point Arena. The arena will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is FREE to the public. This event showcases the talents of Australian Shepherds from all over the world with exhibitors representing 13 countries, including a number of local competitors. These versatile canine athletes will compete over a nine-day span in a range of venues including Stock Dog Trial (herding ducks, sheep and cattle), Conformation, Obedience, Tracking, Agility and Junior Showmanship.
Jerry’s Nugget Casino: Now offering a Steak and Shrimp special for only $7.85 at its Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop. The special consists of a Prime Cut New York Steak, char-grilled to order, along with a delectable serving of pan-fried shrimp. It also includes a wide array of side dishes as diners can choose the homemade soup or Jerry’s famous signature salad, a whipped or baked potato or rice and garlic or French bread. Available 24/7 thru November.
ARK Restaurants: Honoring Veteran’s Day, from Saturday, November 7 through Tuesday, November 11, all military personnel, active or retired, who present military ID, will receive 20% off dining for themselves and a guest at America Restaurant and Gonzalez Y Gonzalez at the New York-New York Hotel & Casino and Yolos Mexican Grill at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
Flamingo: George Wallace, headliner of Las Vegas’ “Best 10 p.m. Show,” is offering one FREE show ticket to all patrons who present an “I Voted” sticker to the Flamingo box office. Early voters may redeem their “I Voted” sticker for a George Wallace show ticket any time between now and November 11. This offer can’t be combined with any other offer and the “I Voted” sticker must be surrendered upon receiving the complimentary show ticket.
Harrah’s Entertainment: Properties in Las Vegas have extended their "Play $100 On Us” promotion for new member sign-ups through December 31. This new member sign-up promotion is open to anyone over 21 who is not already a member of Total Rewards, including Las Vegas residents. Harrah's reimburses losses up to $100 incurred on the first day of your Total Rewards membership when you sign-up and play at Harrah's Las Vegas, Caesars Palace, Bally's, Paris Las Vegas, Rio, Flamingo Las Vegas or the Imperial Palace. All reimbursements are paid by a cash voucher mailed to your home approximately 60 days after your first day of play.
Binion’s Gambling Hall & Hotel: Giving new member sign-ups a FREE deck of cards upon enrollment and FREE t-shirt after earning your first 100 points within 24 hours.
Harrah’s/Caesars Palace: Great Gift Wrap-Up. Earn Gift Points redeemable at the Great Gift Wrap Up. The events run November 11-17 at Harrah’s Las Vegas and at Caesars Palace from December 1-7. Use your Total Rewards card every time you play in Las Vegas, and watch the Gift Points pile up. Promotional Period: January 1, 2008 - December 7, 2008. Gift Points can be earned at Caesars Palace, Paris Las Vegas, Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Bally’s Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah’s Las Vegas and Imperial Palace Las Vegas only. Gift Points can only be redeemed in person during the assigned Promotion Shopping Events in Las Vegas. Contact the Total Rewards Center for more information.
Stratosphere: For all new players card members, earn $200 in Free Play & comps based on your first day of play. Based on slot play only, a new member has from the time of enrollment to midnight the next day, and will receive a bonus for reaching a point level as follows:
100 points - T-shirt
500 points - $20 Free Slot Play
1,200 points - 2 free show tickets
2,000 points - $100 Free Slot Play
Local Las Vegas residents are also eligible to participate in this promotion.
Bellagio: Gallery of Fine Art is pleased to announce the extension of its popular “American Modernism” exhibition. The compelling collection now can be viewed through January 2, 2009. Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), the exhibition features masterworks by Georgia O’Keeffe, Stuart Davis, Marsden Hartley, Arshile Gorky and others. The period known as American Modernism began at the turn of the 20th century and reached its pinnacle between World War I and World War II. During this time, celebrated artists such as O’Keeffe began experimenting with painting by offering a subjective take on traditional still life and landscape techniques. Tickets for “American Modernism” are $15 for general admission, $12 for Nevada residents and seniors 65 and older, $10 for students, teachers and military with valid ID, and children 12 and younger are FREE.
Coast Casinos: 5,000 FREE points when you sign up as a new Club Coast/B-Connected slot club member at Gold Coast, Orleans, Sam’s Town or Suncoast. (Ongoing until further notice.)
Tuscany Casino: October “4 of a Kind Video Poker Promotion.” Quarters or higher max coins bet, hit a 4 of a kind and get a drawing ticket. Return that Friday night when 10 winners are selected for a $500 cash bonus. See the Players Club for details.
Bill’s Gamblin Hall and Saloon: Bill’s Big Bang. Listen for the BIG BANG! Everyone playing on a slot machine with their Bill's Players Club card inserted properly will receive $10 in FREE Comp Dollars when the BIG BANG hits! You must be enrolled In Bill's Players Club. Twice daily when the Comp Dollar Giveaway hits, everyone playing on a slot machine with their Bill’s Players Club card inserted properly will receive $10 in Comp Dollars. Please allow 24 hours for the Comp Dollars to be applied to your Players Club account. It is the responsibility of the player to ensure his/her card is inserted properly in the machine. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)
Jerry's Nugget: Offering a discount to active and non-active members of the military at Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop and Uncle Angelo’s Pizza Joint. The More Club Military Discount program will grant active members of the military a 25 percent discount on meals purchased at either restaurant. Non-active military, including veterans and retired personnel, will receive a 15 percent discount. The discount is eligible on dine-in orders of $10 or more and includes food and all beverage choices with the exception of food specials inside Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop. Customers who wish to participate in this promotion should present their military ID, along with their More Club card, to the More Club counter for enrollment. Once enrolled, participants can swipe their More Club card at the main kiosk to receive a discount ticket. One discount ticket may be used per customer per day. These discount levels are valid through Tuesday, November 11. Following Veteran’s Day, the discount amounts will be 20 percent and 10 percent for active and non-active military, respectively.
Jerry's Nugget: Hosting a series of blackjack tournaments on the first Tuesday of each month through December. Members of The More Club who wish to try their luck at blackjack have the opportunity to win cash prizes. The first place winner receives $1,000 and the second place winner $500. The third and fourth place prizes are $300 and $100, respectively. The entrants who come in fifth and sixth receive $50 each. Tournament spaces are limited and will be on a first come, first serve basis. All entrants must be More Club members and at least 21 years of age. Check-in at the pit for each tournament will start at 6:30 p.m. and the first round will start promptly at 7:00 p.m. Customers interested in participating in these tournaments can register at The More Club for an entry fee of $15 per tournament. Registration will close at noon on each Friday before the tournament date. The dates are October 31 and November 28. A complete listing of the blackjack tournament rules and regulations is available at The More Club inside Jerry’s Nugget Casino.
Stratosphere: “Free Million Strat-O-Spin” promotion through November 18. New and existing Ultimate Rewards Club members will have a chance to spin for $1 million or their share of up to $120,000 in prizes during the promotion. New Ultimate Rewards Club members get one free spin on the “Strat-O-Spin” mega slot machine. Current Ultimate Rewards Club members earning 100 points in tracked slot play in a day are eligible for one spin. There is a limit of one spin per eligible Ultimate Rewards Club member per day during promotion hours (10 a.m. to midnight). For full details visit the Ultimate Rewards Center.
Tuscany Casino: All-You-Can-Eat Crab Legs Dinner at Marilyn’s Café on Fridays for $12.99 from 4 pm to 11 pm. (Limited time offer -no coupon needed.)
Riviera: Mad Money Shopping Spree dates have been announced for this year. The shopping dates will be November 20-24. Every 300 points earned throughout the year = $1 in Shopping Spree money to purchase a variety of gift items during the Spree dates.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: Giving players the opportunity at $10,000 in cash and free slot play. New sign-ups for the Rockstar Players Club will receive five free entries. Participants may earn one additional entry for every 100 points earned, suited blackjacks and $100 or more Race or Sports bets.
Ellis Island Casino: Celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year, now offering 40X (forty) points on select machines, including some video poker machines. They are also offering 6X points (on selected machines) every Sunday & Tuesday, in addition to their standard 5X points every Friday. Promotion will continue indefinitely, or until further notice.
Terrible's: Cruise-A-Week Giveaway. Every 250 points earned receives a drawing ticket for weekly cruise drawings held every Friday night at 8:00 p.m. Earn one million points by October 31 and receive a FREE cruise, or redeem points to “buy a cruise” for 350,000 points.
Poker Palace: Enter a FREE Football Contest every week throughout the season. Pick up a parlay card entry form every week and select your teams straight up (no point spreads) for a chance to win up to $1,000 (winners split) every week.
Texas Station: Sunday Night Football in the South Padre Lounge. A FREE Football Party every Sunday night during the 5:15pm Games. Doors open at 4:30 pm. Hosted by KWNR’s Mid-Day DJ, Ransom Reynolds. Win prizes throughout the entire game including private Big Game Parties and Best Seat in the House booths. Qualify to win a Grand Prize: Trip for two (2) to Jacksonville, Florida. Food and drink specials including $1.00 Draft Bud or Bud Light. VIP Booth: $40 per person – includes all you can eat and drink.
Sam’s Town: “Super Monday Night Parties.” Every Monday night during football season, Sam’s Town Live! opens its doors for Monday Night Football one hour prior to game time. Your first Miller Light Beer is FREE and so is your first hot dog of the evening. There are multiple massive TV’s to watch all the action and the evening includes lots of prize giveaways and everyone can register for FREE to win a new 2008 Dodge Ram Truck to be given away at the end of the season.
Gold Coast: FREE Monday Night Madness Football Parties with weekly prize and cash giveaways. Your first Coors Draft Beer is FREE and you can also register to win a 50” TV to be given away at season’s end. (Ongoing thru football season.)
El Cortez: FOX Sports Radio 920 AM visits the El Cortez Sports Book every Friday this football season from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Hosts Ken Thomson and Chuck Edel will discuss the major games of the weekend with various call-in guests. And Club Cortez members earn triple points every Sunday and Monday night throughout the football season from 5:00 p.m. to midnight.
Coast Casinos: Registration has begun for the 31st annual Pick the Pros football contest at all Coast Casino locations. This year’s contest is free and $30,000 will be awarded each week during the 2008 regular professional football season. Each week is a new contest (you do not have to participate for the entire season) and a total of $30,000 will be awarded to the winner or winners with a $10,000 guaranteed top prize each week. Contest participants will not compete against the point spread, but rather pick winners. Each participant will receive three free entries per week to select their winning teams. Guests interested in participating can register in the race and sports book at The Orleans, Sam’s Town, Suncoast or Gold Coast. Pick the Pros also is available at Boyd Gaming’s California and Fremont properties downtown and at the Eldorado and Jokers Wild in Henderson. Pick the Pros is open to all Club Coast, Prime Rewards Club and Players Gold Club members and membership is free. The contest continues each week through December 28, 2008. For further information, visit pickthepros.com or any Coast Casino Race & Sports book.
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