September 7, 2008 Vegas Values Report
- Last Updated on 13 April 2012
- Published Date
Here’s what we found for the week of September 7, 2008...
Here are great Las Vegas coupons, discounts, savings and offers we have for you this week...
September Gambling Podcast - Visiting Tunica, Mississippi. 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 September podcast is now available and it features Steve interviewing Webster Franklin, president of the Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau. They discuss tourist attractions for visitors in the greater Tunica area and then, on a property-by-property basis, they give details on each of the nine casinos in Tunica. 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.
Jerry's Nugget: Every Sunday through Thursday through October 2, More Club players can earn Bounce Back Bonus Cash rewards by playing any slots, video poker or video keno machines. Players can earn up to $500 cash during the promotion. Point qualifications are:
· Earn 1,000 to 1,999 points in a day…Get $5 cash back the next day
· Earn 2,000 to 2,999 points in a day…Get $10 cash back the next day
· Earn 3,000 to 3,999 points in a day…Get $15 cash back the next day
· Earn 4,000 or more points in a day….Get $20 cash back the next day
A complete listing of rules is available inside The More Club rewards center at Jerry’s Nugget.
Rampart Casino: Celebrate Grandparents Day on Sunday, September 7 with FREE cake and champagne from 11 am to 4 pm in Addison’s Lounge. Earn 100 points on September 7 and receive a 2-for-1 buffet coupon valid for September 8.
Fiesta Rancho: Offering ½ point dining at the Baja Beach Café September 15-19 and 1/2 points for the Fiesta Buffet September 8-12 and 22-26.
Gold Coast: Double Cash Back on all points earned between September 8-10 and 18-21. Points earned during these periods can be redeemed at 1,000 points = $2.
Hard Rock: Giving away Sirius Satellite Radios and Rockstar Free Play Cash every night at 7:00 p.m. from September 7-11. Every 100 points earns one drawing ticket. Table game players and sports book bettors are also eligible to earn tickets. A total of nine prizes are given away nightly including two Sirius Satellite Radios, two $250 Rockstar Cash prizes and five additional $100 Rockstar Cash prizes.
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.
Silver Nugget Casino: Hosting inexpensive family fun with its Fall Fun Fair Carnival now through September 14. For more information visit: funbiz.com
Circus Circus: Be a “Blood Hero” and receive a FREE admission pass to the Adventuredome Theme Park at Circus Circus when you donate blood by September 15 at any United Blood Service Center. Call 1-702-233-9620 for more information or to schedule an appointment to donate blood.
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 September Promotions
Cannery: “FREE Buffet/FREE Play Fridays in September.” Earn 1,750 points during the same day and receive one FREE buffet and $10 in FREE slot play. Limit one per customer per day.
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 beginning Sunday, August 31. 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.
Eastside Cannery: On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in September, members can make use of the Eastside Cannery’s Neighborhood Partners program. This program allows Club members to redeem their points for various goods and services at participating neighborhood partners. Players who earn and redeem same day points totaling 2,250, can choose from a Galleria Mall $10 gift card, a Wal-Mart $10 gift card, a Target $10 gift card, a Super Deluxe car wash or $10 in Sinclair gas, plus much more. Visit the C.A.N. Players’ Club for complete details.
Arizona Charlie’s Boulder/Decatur: Offering A.C.E. Rewards Club members a 50 percent point redemption discount at the breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets in September.
MonteLago Village Resort: Offering a Golf Package through September 20: For as low as $149.50 per person, golfers can enjoy a one-night stay in a resort condo-suite, plus a round of golf at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Reflection Bay Golf course. Call 1-866-383-1592 for reservations and more information or visit: montelagovillage.com/deals-packages/index.htm
Texas Station: Earn FREE Gas Cards on Mondays and Tuesdays in September. The promotion will award Gas Cards as follows on video poker machines, video keno machines, slot machines and video reel machines: 1,500 points = one $15 Gas Card. The 1,500 points must be earned in one day in order to receive the Gas Card.
Plaza/Vegas Club: Mystery Money Mania at the Plaza & Vegas Club in September. Win up to $1,000 every Saturday. Every night in September, seven lucky winners will be drawn to pick from 14 Mystery Mania Envelopes for a chance to win a cash prize from $100 to $1,000. Play your favorite slots and table games and receive one drawing entry for every 100 points earned. Drawing dates are September 6, 13, 20 & 27. Plaza Drawing is at 7 p.m., and the Vegas Club’s Drawing is at 9 p.m.
Hacienda: Hosting a No Limit Hold'em Poker Tournament to benefit the "Shane Patton Scholarship Fund" on September 20 in the Hacienda Banquet Room. Shane Patton was a Boulder City High School graduate and a Navy SEAL who was killed in Afghanistan during a rescue mission. Sign-ups will begin at 5:00 p.m. with the tournament starting at 5:30 p.m. The entry fee is $50 and re-buy's are $20 with 50% of the prize pool to be donated to the fund and 50% paid to the top players. To pre-register, call Grant Turner at 1-702-375-6923.
Bighorn/Longhorn: “Crazy Days” during September. Every player wins FREE points good for cashback every day just by putting in their players card (30 to 250,000 points awarded randomly once daily) up to $500 daily. No play is required to participate in the promotion.
Jerry's Nugget: Will host a series of blackjack tournaments on the first Tuesday of each month starting in September and running through December. Members of The More Club who wish to try their luck at blackjack will have the opportunity to win cash prizes. The first place winner will receive $1,000 and the second place winner will receive $500. The third and fourth place prizes are $300 and $100, respectively. The entrants who come in fifth and sixth will 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 August 29, October 3, 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.
Terrible’s Primm Valley Casino Resorts: Giving away 500 FREE concert tickets to every show through the end of the year. Visit primmconcserts.com for details.
Mandalay Bay: Mandalay Bay Beach is inviting Las Vegas tourists and locals alike to grab a beach towel, don their flip-flops and dive into a free movie. Throughout September, guests 21 years of age and older will be able to watch classic movies while floating in Mandalay Bay’s wave pool, lounging beachside on real sand or playing volleyball and ping pong. Here’s a look at what will be playing:
Friday, Sept. 12 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Friday, Sept. 19 – Pulp Fiction
Friday, Sept. 26 – American Pie
Gates open at 8 p.m. Showtime is 9 p.m. All scheduled movies are rated R for adult material.
Luxor: Criss Angel and Cirque du Soleil are proud to debut the newest Cirque du Soleil show, CRISS ANGEL Believe. CRISS ANGEL Believe will be a haunting exploration deep inside the inventive mind of mystifier Criss Angel as he hovers between the land of the living and a surreal world uniquely woven together by the distinctive imaginations of Criss Angel and Cirque du Soleil. Ticket Information: Regular ticket prices: $150, $125, $99, $79, and $59. All preview performances* will be discounted by 25% off regular ticket prices. For more information on the show visit the CRISS ANGEL Believe website at cirquedusoleil.com/believe
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 begins on Sunday, September 7 and will continue each week through December 28, 2008. For further information, visit pickthepros.com or any Coast Casino Race & Sports book.
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.
Plaza: Hosting a $40,000 Bingo Spectacular on September 15 and 16. The doors will open at 8:00 a.m. and play begins at 10:00 a.m. both days. The entry fee is $60 and includes both day’s sessions and a free dauber. Extra packs are $15 each. Room and Bingo packages are available for $120. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 1-866-768-7032 for more information or reservations.
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.
Harrah’s Entertainment: "Play $100 On Us.” 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. The promotion runs through September 30. 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 and the Imperial Palace. All reimbursements are paid by a cash voucher mailed to your home approximately 60 days after your first day of play.
Planet Hollywood: Sunday Night Baseball in the Playing Field Race & Sportsbook. Watch all the action on giant HD projection screens. FREE beer with a minimum wager from 4 – 8 pm. Proposition wagers ava
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. Additional 40th anniversary promotions will be forthcoming over the next few weeks.
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, 2008 and receive a FREE cruise, or redeem points to “buy a cruise” for 350,000 points.
Hacienda: The 2008 American Casino Guide is available for sale in the gift shop. The book retails for $16.95. Customers may purchase books with slot club points.
Summer Pool Parties
Green Valley Ranch: Green Valley Ranch resort has partnered with Smooth Jazz 105.7 FM “The Oasis” along with 10 Cane Rum, to bring a FREE poolside summer jazz series to the Green Valley Ranch pool every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. In addition to the weekly series, Smooth Jazz 105.7 FM jazzes up a new Sunday brunch at Terra Verde Italian Cuisine inside Green Valley Ranch with live music, every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., featuring music by Calvin Brooks. Italian inspired Sunday brunch items include eggs romagnola with crispy prosciutto, frittata with lobster and asparagus, chilled seafood platter, assorted flatbreads and pastries and much more. Terra Verde Italian Cuisine is open Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended by calling (702) 617-7075.
Sahara: Summer Saturday Oasis Pool & Bar pool parties, from 4 to 8 p.m., featuring live music, specialty cocktails and a poolside grill serving Caribbean fare. Poolside massages are available until 6 p.m. Bikini blackjack will also be available, based on availability.
Vegas Values" Promotions That Are Still In Effect...All information is deemed reliable but it's advisable to CALL AHEAD to verify as casino promotions change often and without notice
FREE Alamo Rental Car Coupons - The American Casino Guide has three great coupons from Alamo that can save you money on your next car rental and they are all valid through 12/31/08. For details, go to: http://americancasinoguide.com/Travel/alamo.shtml
FREE National Rental Car Coupons - The American Casino Guide has three great coupons from National that can save you money on your next car rental and they are all valid through 12/31/08. For details, go to: http://americancasinoguide.com/Travel/national.shtml
Arizona Charlie's Boulder/Decatur: Both launched a new program that reimburses new slot club members’ losses up to $100 on their first day of play when they sign up for a new A.C.E. Rewards card. The “100 Reasons to Join and Play” acquisition program allows new members to receive up to $100 in slot play on their first day. #71507
Arizona Charlie's Boulder : Offering weekly Blackjack Tournaments on Thursdays with added money known as the "Winner's Rollover Purse." Each week Arizona Charlie's Boulder will add $100 to the "Winner's Rollover Purse." Players must qualify through play on their Ultimate Rewards Club card in order to be eligible to win the Purse. Players will be able to qualify each Thursday by playing slots and earning a minimum of 100 Action Cash points or live blackjack for two hours at a $5 minimum bet. Once the player is qualified, they will be eligible to win the "Winner's Rollover Purse." That means if they win the tournament, they will win both the daily purse and the "Winner's Rollover Purse." If the winner does not qualify for the Purse, the $100 rolls over until the next week. As each week progresses the "Winner's Rollover Purse" will continue to grow until a tournament player qualifies and wins. Each weekly tournament is limited to 54 entrants (including re-buys) with a maximum of six entrants per table. The tournament will be a three round format: Qualifying Round, Semi-Final Round and Final Round. Registration begins at 5 p.m. every Thursday at the cashier's cage. The first turn of the cards will take place at 6 p.m. Buy-ins and re-buys are $25 and all monies collected from tournament players will be distributed daily. Visit the table games pit for complete details.
Bighorn Casino and Longhorn Casino: "Old Vegas Prices" have returned at the Bighorn Casino and Longhorn Casino. The Bighorn is offering a 6 oz. New York Steak and Shrimp dinner with salad, potato, vegetable and dinner roll for only $5.99. The Longhorn is offering an 8 oz. New York Steak dinner with salad, potato, vegetable and roll for only $4.99. #50108
Bill’s Gambling Hall: Earn first $5 in comps and receive a FREE logo t-shirt. (Ongoing until further notice.) #7108
Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon : The former Barbary Coast is now part of the Harrah’s Entertainment family, now known as Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall and Saloon. The casino is not currently part of Total Rewards and you must get a new Bill’s Player’s Club card. For more information, visit: billslasvegas.com
Binion's Gambling Hall: Now offering $10 in Free Play when you sign up for Binion’s Club as a first-time new member. #071507
Boulder Station: Also see Station Casinos
Caesars Palace: Upped their betting limits to the highest on the Strip, allowing bets of $50,000 a hand at blackjack (and craps.) #121507
California: For a FREE subscription to "News at the Cal," including winner's photographs, news, promotions and sometimes a coupon or two, call 1-800-634-6505, ext. 2677. The newsletter is published 6 times a year and also includes news from the Fremont and Main Street Station.
California: A sort of "nice touch" when you hit a royal flush or top slot jackpot, the California Hotel will take a polaroid photo of you with your "lucky" machine as a souvinir gift and present it to you in a little display card. They will also include the photo in their monthly newsletter. They almost always give some little "extra" gift when you hit the jackpot, too, like a t-shirt, stuffed animal or beanie baby. #12314
California: The Logo and Gift Shops offer a 10% discount on apparal and souvenirs to those who show their Slot Club Card when making a purchase. #11501
California: The Market Street Cafe offers a daily Prime Rib Special that includes salad bar, entree, potato, vegetable, and cherries jubilee over ice cream for dessert, for $7.25. Ask for it if you don't see it on the menu. #1124
Cannery: The 2008 American Casino Guide book is available at the Gift Shop at the Cannery. The book is loaded with valuable Las Vegas coupons and players may purchase the books using slot club points. The coupons in the book are valid through late December 2008.
Casino Royale: Changed its Players Club from a coin-out system to coin-in. Reel and video slots earn one point for every $3.00 coin-in and video poker requires $6.00 coin-in to earn a point. 100 points = $1.00 in cash-back for a return of .33% cash back for slots and .17% for video poker. A minimum of 1,000 points is required for cash back redemption and must be claimed within 48 hours of earning the points. #31906
Casino Royale: Offers 100 Times Odds on Craps and also has a new "Funbook" available to first time new sign-ups to their Slot Club. The Funbook looks promising with some very good gaming bonuses. #92301
Circus Circus: “Whirlwind of Cash.” Earn five drawing tickets for every 50 points accumulated on your Circus Player’s Club account. Table games, Sports and Poker Room players can also earn drawing entries. A total of 20 winners are drawn daily at noon, 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm with a chance to step into the whirlwind of cash booth and collect as much money as you can. If you grab the “Bonus Bill,” (designated bill identified by its serial #) you will win an extra $500 in FREE Slot Play. Must be present to win at all drawings. Players may only win once per drawing but may win at all drawings too. The drum is emptied nightly at 10:00 pm. #30108
Circus Circus: It's rarely mentioned, or seen in print, so perhaps many readers don't know that you can view Live Circus Acts for FREE on a daily basis from 11 am to midnight. Fun for kids as well as adults. Also: Clip a coupon from the freebie magazines around town for $4.00 off an all day ride admission to The AdventureDome. For more information, call 1-800-444-2472 or visit the website at circuscircus.com #1030
Club Fortune (Henderson): Expanded its gaming floor to include table games, live poker and a 150-seat bingo room. Bingo is played at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and at 1:00, 3:00, 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Minimum buy-in is $4 but players can win up to $1000 by validating the Fortune Balls for $1 more. #32104
Coast Casinos: Club Coast members now get FREE admission to the Fantastic Indoor Swap Meet (on Decatur at Oakey) when you present your card at the door.
Ellis Island: Price increase on its famous $4.95 not-on-the-menu Steak Dinner special. Ellis Island has held the line for years on this great special, but has finally upped the price to $6.99. The meal now includes an Ellis Island draft beer, easily worth a buck or two more anyway. As always, the dinner remains the same including a 10-ounce filet-cut steak, salad, vegetable, potato and dinner rolls. It is not on the menu. Ask your server for the special. #92307
Ellis Island: New members signing up for the Passport Player’s Club currently receive 5,000 FREE slot club points (a $5.00 value, although you cannot redeem them until you reach at least 10,000 points in the club,) plus a Deck of Cards. Ongoing promotion until further notice. #62903
Ellis Island: They offer FREE Bingo at 9 am on weekdays, and special benefits with their 55+ Club, if you are 55 years of age or older. Call 702-733-8901 for details. #1076
Emerald Island Casino (Henderson): Royal Flush Fridays: Hit a natural Royal Flush of $200 or more (no wild cards) and win up to 3 Wheel Spin Certificates for cash and prizes. 4-of-a-Kind Mondays - 8 AM - 11 PM - Hit a natural 4 of a kind and get a special ticket, collect 6 tickets and win a wheel spin certificate. (Ongoing until further notice.)
Excalibur: Offering "Win Cards," a set of cards explaining table games and how to best bet, play and win them. The instructional cards are purchased for $10.00 and the player receives $15.00 in non-negotiable chips that can only be used at the table games .
Fiesta Rancho/Henderson: Announced that effective 2/1/08, players can: "Redeem points at 600 points = $1 FREE slot play." All redemptions begin February 1, 2008 from points earned from January 25 forward.
Fitzgeralds: New members sign-up promotion. Receive a FREE Fitz Drawstring Backpack after you earn your first 50 points. Choose from four different colors. (Ongoing until further notice.) #7108
Fitzgeralds Birthday Promotion: You can receive 500 cash-back points within 14 days of your birthday (before or after). Simply insert cash into any slot machine on the casino floor, earn at least one point, and 500 points will automatically be added to your account. #102305
Flamingo Las Vegas: Announced Donny and Marie Osmond as the resort’s newest headliner in the Flamingo Showroom. Beginning Sept. 9, 2008 the duo will dazzle audiences of all ages with their iconic style of entertainment. The 90-minute extravaganza will highlight Donny & Marie’s greatest hits in a multimedia spectacle presented on a custom designed stage with multiple video screens and a large cast of dancers. This will mark the first time in 29 years that they will have performed an extended residency engagement in Las Vegas. Tickets for Donny & Marie are now on sale. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday with an additional Saturday matinee at 3:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $85, $99 and $115 (plus tax and fees). A limited number of VIP packages are available for $250 (plus tax and fees), which includes a special after-show commemorative photo with the stars. Tickets are available at the Flamingo Box Office, by phone at (702) 733-3333 or (800) 221-7299 or by visiting flamingolasvegas.com
Four Queens: Offering Royal Players Club Members' food specials in Magnolia’s including a $4.95 ham and eggs special or buttermilk pancakes and eggs (served from 11:00 p.m. to 11:00 a.m.); a Double Queens Burger or Lunch Salad for $5.95 (available 24 hours), or a $6.95 8 oz. Prime Rib Dinner or ½ BBQ Chicken Dinner (served from 4:00 p.m. to midnight daily.) #11308
Four Queens Birthday Promotion: Royal Players Club members can receive a two-for-one dinner voucher for Magnolia’s during your birthday month simply by presenting your identification and players card at the slot club booth. (Ongoing promotion.) #42003
Four Queens: Magnolia's (Coffee Shop,) serves a complete Prime Rib Dinner Nightly, from 4 pm to 12 Midnight for $7.95. #12702
Four Queens: Now offering "Win Cards," available at The Slot Club Booth.
Fremont: 3x points on all $1 and $5 reel slot machines, all day, every day.
Gold Coast: The new poker room, offering eight tables is now open. They feature $1-5 Seven Card Stud, Omaha Hi $4-8 and Texas Hold’em ($2-4, $4-8, $6-12, $10-20 and No Limit.) The room also features plasma screen televisions to view all of your favorite sporting events while playing. #1205
Golden Gate: 99-cent Shrimp Cocktail is now $1.99. The good news is that all you have to do is sign up or be a member of the 1906 Club, the hotel’s slot club, which is free to join anyway, and you’ll still get the famous shrimp cocktail anytime for the same 99-cents! Just present your card when ordering. #50108
Green Valley Ranch: New Seafood Buffet from 8 am to 9 pm every Sunday for $23.99. #32308
Hacienda Casino Hotel: New graveyard specials including Bacon or Sausage and Eggs for 99 cents, Giant Ham Steak and Eggs for $2.99 and Steak and Eggs for $5.99 all served with hash browns and toast from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. #50108
Hard Rock: New Member Sign-up Bonus Promotion. New members who sign up for the Rockstar Club and earn 100 points in first 24 hours receive $50 gift card to Ago Restaurant. (Ongoing until further notice.) #7108
Hard Rock Casino: New special in the Coffee Shop. “All-You-Can-Eat Prime Rib” dinner for $9.99. Served with a baked potato and fresh seasonal veggies, the meal also comes with a side salad or cup of soup and you can have as much prime rib as you like. It is not on the menu and you have to request it. The deal is available from 4:00 p.m.-4:00 a.m. daily. #31608
Hard Rock Casino: Hard Rock Collector Pins (lapel/hat pins) are back! Earn 1,500 points during any month and earn the “Pin of the Month” for FREE. (Ongoing until further notice.) #3208
Hard Rock Casino: Now offers $30 for $20 Win Cards. Buy in for $20, get a set of Win Cards (basic explanation/strategy for table games) and $30 in non-negotiable chips. First time Win Cards have ever been offered for more than the standard $15 for $10 deal. Offer is available once per year. #90107
Harrah's Properties: Poker rooms have launched “Progressive Mega Beat Jackpot Poker.” Players win for losing in this multi-property Texas Hold’em progressive. Poker players have the chance to earn $50,000 or more playing Texas Hold’em at any one of six participating Harrah’s properties including Harrah’s Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, O’Sheas Casino, Bally’s Las Vegas, Paris Las Vegas and Harrah’s Laughlin. The new Mega Beat Jackpot starts at $50,000 and increases daily if there is no winner. The initial qualifying hand to win the Mega Beat Jackpot is when four 10’s or higher is beaten by a higher four-of-a-kind or better. Each week the Mega Beat Jackpot isn’t won, the qualifying hand will drop numerically until the Mega Beat Jackpot is won. Once the jackpot is claimed, the prize will reset at $50,000 and the qualifying hand will return to four 10’s. When a Mega Beat Jackpot is hit, all active players engaged in an eligible Texas Hold’em game at any one of the participating casinos will win a share of the Mega Beat Jackpot. Official rules and regulations about the Mega Beat Jackpot Promotion are available in the poker room of each participating casino.
Harrah’s: Take a stroll through the Carnaval Court area located outside between Harrah’s and the Imperial Palace to pick up FREE coupons from representatives for valuable discounts to use at Harrah’s. On a recent walk-thru coupons received included $3.00 off a buffet and 2-for-1 Improv Comedy Show vouchers, a $24.95 value. #63002
Harrah's: FREE Live Entertainment daily at the Outdoor Carnaval Court beginning at 3:00 pm Monday through Friday and starting at 1:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Continues throughout each day thru Midnight or 1:00 am. (Various acts and attractions.) #32402
Harrah's/Rio: Complimentary shuttle bus service runs daily between the two resorts from 9 am to 1 am. They make continuous loops every 20 to 25 minutes. All shuttles also have wheelchair access. #1059
Hooters Casino Hotel: Dan Marino’s Restaurant serves 25-cent wings from midnight to 6:00 a.m. nightly. (Ongoing until further notice.) #20208
Hooters Casino Hotel: Now offering an exclusive promotion for new Owl Rewards Club members. Once guests join they will receive $100 in Free Slot Play on select machines and a packet of special coupons ranging from a Free Ticket to a Show in the Night Owl Showroom, Food & Beverage specials, Gaming Specials or Retail specials. (Shows, times and specials may vary). New members also get a chance to participate in the MVP Promotion for a chance to scratch their way to $50,000. For more details and complete rules, see the Owl Rewards Club. #120107
Hooters Casino Hotel: Million Dollar Swipe. Swipe your Owl Rewards Club card everyday and you could win a million dollars. Plus, every swipe is a winner. Win cash, Owl Rewards Club points and Hooters logo gear. #6207
Hooters Casino Hotel: New Owl Rewards Player’s Club began March 1, 2007. Now offering cashback. Earn one Owl reward point for every $1.50 played on machines. 500 points equals $5 in cash back. #3307
Imperial Palace: "Legends Pit" features "Dealertainers;" celebrity impersonators who deal table games every Thursday through Sunday from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m. Current Dealertainer impersonators include the Blues Brothers, Elvis, Madonna, Liberace, Flip Wilson, Zorro, Barbra Streisand, Frankie Avalon, Crocodile Dundee, Rod Stewart and Buddy Holly. #62903
Jerry’s Nugget: Offers one of the lowest minimum buy-in rates for bingo found anywhere in Las Vegas. For $3 you can enjoy playing and pick up several gifts too. #42503
Jerry’s Nugget : “Paycheck Frenzy” (primarily for Las Vegas locals.) Cash a paycheck of $300 or more at the Jerry’s Nugget Cashier’s Cage from midnight on Thursdays through Saturdays at 11:59 p.m. and receive a Millionaire Paycheck Frenzy game token. The token can be played at the Paycheck Frenzy Video Wall and every token inserted is a guaranteed winner. Prizes on the Video Wall include: double to triple jackpots; 5 to 10 times bonus points; free dinners; free Prime Rib; free pizza; free bottle of wine; free entertainment show tickets; $50 Gift Shop shopping sprees; and cash – participants can win up to $50,000. Other than winning the $50,000 Mega Cash Reward, the top prizes of the Paycheck Frenzy Game also include a new Toyota Matrix, Toyota Celica or a Toyota Tundra. #3307
Joker's Wild (Henderson): Has added Live Poker and a Slot Club. The Poker Room offers Texas Hold’ Em, open daily at 9:00 am. Featuring: daily tournaments at 11 am and 2 pm and evening tournaments at 7:30 pm Sunday – Thursday. Opened Prime Rewards Players Club. #62605
Las Vegas Hilton: Star Trek:The Experience closed September 1, 2008 after an 11-year run.
Las Vegas Hilton: “Group Therapy Thursdays” in the Tempo Lounge from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. There is no cover charge or drink minimum and partygoers enjoy live jazz music by Nova and drink specials from Sex Vodka. You can play table games for drawings at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. for cash and prizes too. Tempo is an intimate lounge, located off the main casino, with a unique design that combines a bar area, comfortable tables for relaxing and a private area in the rear portion. Nova will offer a variety of music, including all styles of jazz: standards, bossa nova, samba, cha cha, r&b, Latin, and easy listening favorites. After 10:00 p.m., the music continues with a DJ. #50108
Las Vegas Hilton: Hometown Hot Spot program, offering locals a myriad of discounts throughout the property, now has "alien" value as well. Star Trek: The Experience gives locals with the Hilton’s player’s club card (and Hot Spot sticker) 15% off their purchase at Quark's Bar & Restaurant as well as The Experience. (Tax and gratuity excluded). #5706
Las Vegas Hilton : Launched its weekly $10,000 Wheel of Winners in its Spacequest Casino. Player’s Club members can earn entries into the $10,000 Wheel of Winners drawing by playing 40 minutes on either a slot machine or table game in one day. Five players will be chosen to spin the wheel for cash prizes up to $5,000 each week. More details at the Player’s Club. Ongoing until further notice. #41706
Longhorn (Boulder Highway, south of Sam's Town): Added/opened a slot club called the Big Shot Player's Club. Every dollar played earns 1 point. 500 points equals’ $1 cash back (.20%), while 400 points earns $1 in restaurant comps. The current promotion, Quick Start, gets you a free breakfast with the first 200 points accumulated on your card, a free lunch after the first 300 points, and a free dinner with the first 400 points. No point redemption necessary. For more information, call the Longhorn at 702/435-9170. #6103
Luxor: WIN CARDS program featuring $30 for $20 in casino chips. The special, non-negotiable chips actually "stay-up" until lost! (Ongoing promotion until further notice.) #120107
Luxor: Offers free tip sheets for playing live poker. Pick up a Poker Etiquette Guide and a Poker Gaming Guide (explaining how the various poker games are played in the casino) for free in the Poker Room. Luxor also gives new members signing up for the One Club a free pull on a promotional slot machine for a chance to win cash and prizes. No purchase or play is required. #82204
Luxor: Offers free poker lessons every day at 2:00 p.m. They also pay a cash bonus ($20-$100) in the poker room on all 4-of-a-kinds, straight flushes and royal flushes. Beginning in September, 2004 the poker room will also offer a free football pool every Monday night. #71104
Luxor: Try their website for offers, tournament information, and "specials only available to customers with e-mail addresses." The address is: luxor.com #1013
Mandalay Bay: Win Cards are now available offering $30 for $20 in casino table game chips. These special, non-negotiable chips actually "stay-in-play" until lost. The Win Cards packet also includes playing strategies and instructions and even a token tip for the dealers. #70108
Main Street Station: An often overlooked promotion called "Score with Four," continues at MSS. Hit any 4-of-a-kind, straight flush, royal flush or 300-coin slot win and receive a scratch card for additional cash. Most of the scratch cards are of the $1-$5 variety, but they claim to offer cards valued at $20, $50 and $100, as well as rare $5,000 cards. #1001
Mirage: The hotel’s famed lobby aquarium, previously one of the most elaborate and technically advanced in the world, has been remodeled featuring an all-new display. The addition of hundreds of new sea creatures to the exhibit provides a rare glimpse into the aquatic wonders of our planet. Nearly 1,000 marine life forms now comprise a thriving undersea community within the 20,000-gallon display. Sharks, stingrays and porcupine fish now can be seen swimming side-by-side with eels, sea bass and puffer fish behind four-inch thick acrylic walls. The Mirage Lobby Aquarium is located directly behind the front desk. #11107
Miscellaneous Offer: The 2008 American Casino Guide Books are available in the following casino gift shops in Las Vegas: Texas Station, Palace Station, Green Valley Ranch, Sunset Station, Santa Fe Station, Fiesta Rancho, Wild Wild West, Terrible’s, Cannery and Hacienda (in Boulder City). The price is $16.95. Players may use their points to purchase books
Miscellaneous Offer: For a current package on Tourist Attractions in Las Vegas and throughout the state of Nevada, contact the Nevada Commission on Tourism at: 1-800-NEVADA-8, or visit the website at: travelnevada.com Included are a Visitor's Guide, Events and Shows Listing, and an RV and Camping Guide. #42102
Palace Station: Buffet special: $6.99 Dinner in the Feast Buffet. (Ongoing until further notice.) #40108
Palms: It’s fiesta time at Garduños as the restaurant features a Sunday Margarita Brunch. The all-you-can-eat brunch includes a menu of authentic Mexican dishes, breakfast specialties and all-you-can-drink margaritas. The Margarita Brunch is offered from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is $14.99 per person. #82805
Plaza/Vegas Club: New Member Sign-up Bonus: Earn: 100 Points = T-Shirt. 600 Points = Free Buffet + T-Shirt. 1,700 Points = $25 Lombardi’s or Great Moments Café Credit + Free Buffet + T-Shirt. 4,000 Points = Two Free Rat Pack is Back Show Tickets + $25 Lombardi’s or Great Moments Café Credit + Free Buffet + T-Shirt. All points must be earned within first 24 hours of sign-up. Tip: Sign up as new member at both clubs and do it twice! (Ongoing offer until further notice.) #7108
Plaza: Give them your new or updated e-mail address and receive your choice of 1,000 FREE club points or a FREE small gift item. #90107
Planet Hollywood Casino: FREE Daily Slot Tournament. The tournament gives guests an opportunity to participate in five minutes of play to have a chance to win prizes up to $1,000 in cash. Tournaments are held daily from noon until 8 p.m. every 30 minutes. One free play is given for new member sign ups. Existing player cardholders can participate once a day. Guests can receive one entry ticket at the A-List Players Club. (Ongoing until further notice.) #020108
Poker Palace Birthday Promotion: Birthday special: Club members with at least 1,500 lifetime points get a free dinner for two. Can be used anytime during the month of your birthday. #82204
Railroad Pass: FREE T-Shirt given on top jackpot payouts on all nickel and quarter machines. FREE Jacket given on jackpots of $4,000 or more on dollar machines. Ongoing promotion. #102603
Rampart Casino: Earn buffet discounts daily. Earn 20 points to receive a $2 discount off the lunch buffet, 50 points to receive $5 off the dinner buffet or 60 points to receive both discounts. No points are deducted. #10108
Sahara: Winner Wear – Every jackpot winner of $1,200 or more on machine play receives a Sahara logo T-shirt. (Ongoing until further notice.) #7108
Sahara: Café 5 for 5 KENO Special. Play one KENO game for $5 or more and get a FREE 5-spot quick pick. Win up to $800. Available daily in the Caravan Cafe. See a KENO representative for details. (Ongoing until further notice.) #40108
Sahara: “Double Down” for $2. Get a double shot of any drink for just $2 more, now available at any casino bar at the Sahara. #323208
Santa Fe Station Birthday Promotion: Ongoing Birthday Promotion: FREE $25 table games bet if you stop in and play on your birthday! (Must show a valid I.D.) Not a matchplay…just a free $25 bet! #6406
Santa Fe Station: Fill out a coupon at The Boarding Pass Center to receive $15.00 in non-negotiable Gaming Chips for $10.00 along with a set of FREE Win Cards (strategy techniques.) Offer is limited to ONE per person. #52001
Silver Nugget: As of July 1, 2007, the new Silver Rewards Club claims to be offering the most generous locals club for combined cash back and benefits, featuring the "Fastest Cash Back" in town. $300 coin-in = $1 cash back. Players also can now qualify for one of 7 different tiers of benefits.
Silverton: Launched a weekly, ladies-only poker tournament Fridays at 9 p.m. Every Friday, a $37 buy-in gets each participant $2,000 in chips and one of 30 seats in the tournament. Players also have the option to purchase an additional $1,000 in tournament chips for $3 at registration. Entry is limited to female Discovery Club members only. Club membership is FREE. Visit the poker room for complete rules and prize structure breakdown.
Silverton : Stop by the Silverton Casino Lodge Discovery Card club booth for a chance to win $10,000 in free slot play. Everyone who submits his or her e-mail address has a chance to win. #30108
Silverton: Smokin’ Aces Video Poker Tournaments. Every first and third Thursday of the month, Silverton Discovery Club members can participate in the “Smokin’ Aces” video poker tournament for a share of $1,000 cash. To qualify, Discovery Club members must earn points by playing specially marked machines. Members have eight minutes or 600 credits, which ever comes first, to rack up as many points as possible. The players with the top 10 scores will advance to the final round, which will determine placement for prize money. Registration begins at 7 a.m. the morning of the tournament and patrons must pay an entry fee of 2,500 points, $5 cash or player loyalty coupons. Seat and round numbers will be assigned at the time of registration. #21008
Silverton: Poker Room offers FREE poker lessons. Poker lessons are held Monday – Friday at 9:00 a.m. The hour-long sessions welcome walk-up guests and are taught by the Silverton’s Poker Shift Supervisor, with over 30 years of experience. For more information, visit the new poker room or call (702) 737-3100. #8/28/05
Slots-A-Fun: Updates and current ongoing promotions: $1 Blackjack, Single and Double Decks, 3 Card Poker, Let-it-Ride, 25¢ & 50¢ Roulette and $1 Craps. FREE drink of your choice for any check cashed. #82401
South Point : Baja Miguel’s is serving lunch specials from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily. Choose two entrees from enchiladas, flautas, tacos or chili rellenos served with Mexican rice and refried beans for $8.95. The lunch specials also include a free Margarita cocktail and Fideo Soup. (Ongoing until further notice.) #40108
South Point Birthday Promotion: Offers birthday guests 2,500 FREE points after earning your first point during your birthday month. A $6+ value. #92307
South Point : $1 well drinks or domestic beer in the 11th Frame Lounge from midnight to 8 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. #92307
South Point: Movie goers get a choice of a FREE drink, FREE game of bowling, or $3 off the buffet when they present their movie ticket stub. #92307
Stations Casinos: Players can now redeem new points for FREE slot play at a rate of 1,000 points per dollar, or .10%. Free play can be downloaded at kiosks. "Free Play for Points" is for new points only, earned after February 14, 2008, and will be ongoing. Boarding Pass points earned before the changeover are unaffected and still may be redeemed for dining, gifts and travel comps. Most games earn one point for every dollar played. Some video poker games require $4 to earn one point.
Stations Casinos (All): New Slot Club Member sign-ups at any Station Casino get FREE Slot Play Instantly. Win $5, $10, $20 or $100 in FREE Instant Slot Play Cash when you sign-up. (No current expiration date on this offer.) #2302
Station Casinos (All): Locals can cash their paychecks and spin a "video prize wheel," rather than receive a scratch card. Ads are claiming, "More Cash Prizes Than Ever," and "Everyone's a Winner...Guaranteed." Must have a Boarding Pass (FREE Slot Club Card) to participate. Paychecks must be $50 or more. #1098
Suncoast : Senor Miguel’s is offering all-you-can-eat-and-drink Margarita Brunch every Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for $11.99. The brunch buffet includes beef and chicken fajitas, enchiladas, chorizo con huevo, taquitos and much more. (Ongoing until further notice.) #4108
Suncoast: Now offering St. Tropez Buffet discounts for “Young at Heart” (age 50+) Club Coast members. Breakfast is $4.49, lunch is $6.49 and dinner and Sunday brunch are $10.49. Friday seafood dinner buffet is excluded.
Sunset Station: Also see Station Casinos.
Sunset Station: Has a weekly Blackjack Tournament every Thursday at 6:00 pm and a weekly Pai Gow Tournament every Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Blackjack tournament is a $25.00 entry fee with $20 re-buys - prize package is $4,000, winner receives $2,000. Pai Gow tournament is a $25.00 entry fee - prize package is $2,500 - winner receives $1,500. #10602
Terrible’s Town Casino & Bowl Henderson: Sign up for the slot club (not linked to any other Terrible’s) and receive 5,000 FREE points which is equal to $5 in FREE slot play. (Ongoing until further notice.) #41706
Terrible’s: ½ price Buffet when using points; Breakfast: Normally 500 points currently 250; Lunch: Normally 700 points currently 350 Dinner: Normally 1,000 points currently 500 Brunch: Normally 1,000 points currently 500. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.) #40108
Terrible’s: Terrible’s introduced their new multi-level Players Club on April 1,2008. The new Players Club is structured into four tiers (Red, Silver, Gold, and Platinum). The levels offer increased incentives as patrons earn the premium levels. Each level rewards guests beyond the everyday amenities offered at Terrible’s. The new Players Club card allows players to earn points at any of the Terrible’s casinos located in Las Vegas, Pahrump and Primm. The multi-site advantage also allows players to redeem points at all six Terrible’s casinos locations. Other perks include a $.05/gallon discount when players use their Chevron credit card, free hotel stays, free slot play, free trips, cash back, discounts on meals, prizes and more. Rules and regulations for the card are posted in the Players Club at Terrible’s Hotel and Casino. #40108
Terrible’s: The 2008 American Casino Guide book is available at the Gift Shop at Terrible's. The book is loaded with valuable Las Vegas coupons and players may purchase the books using slot club points. The coupons in the book are valid through late December 2008.
Terrible’s: FREE Gas Promotion. Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, earn 1,000 points and get $5 in Free Gas, 2,000 gets $10, 3,000 gets $15, and once a week, earn $25 in free gas if you earn 5,000 points. No point redemption. Limit is $15 in any one day except for the one $25 day per week. #072207
Terrible’s: Get a FREE Terrible’s Casino Funbook at any Terrible’s Car Wash with any car wash on Tuesdays only. It’s “casino day” at the car wash. You also get one anytime if you purchase the Ultimate Wash. (Ongoing promotion.) #71804
Terrible’s: Double Jackpots paid on (selected) Top Award slot machines. Ongoing promotion; expiration date unknown. #101203
Terrible’s: Announced a new Players Club Kiosk located directly in front of hotel registration. Players Club members can now redeem for meals, gas, room stays, cigarettes and more 24 hours a day seven days a week. The process is simple. Just insert your card and remove it quickly in the designated card reader. The Kiosk will then ask for your pin number. (If you do not have a pin number the Players Club can immediately get you a pin number). Once you have entered your pin number a menu of redemption items will appear. Just select the item you are looking for and take the voucher to the appropriate outlet. (Vouchers for cash back are redeemed at Cashiers Cage) #41303
Terrible's: FREE Casino Funbooks are available with coupons found in "What's On" and "Showbiz" magazines. (Look around registration desks for the magazines.) Funbooks include: 2-for-1 buffets, up to $12.00 off restaurant entrees, 99-cent coffee and donut, 20% off logo wear and more. #11405
Texas Station: Also see Station Casinos.
Venetian/Palazzo: New “Gift of the Month” ongoing promotion. Players earning 5,000 points ($5,000 coin-in on slots, $15,000 coin-in on video poker -- no point redemption required) in one day receive the gift of the month. Earn 10,000 points and receive a premium gift or earn 12,500 points and receive both gifts. Gifts will change monthly. #50108
Venetian : Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular offers patrons the chance to see the magnificent Phantom Theatre Tuesday - Friday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., free of charge. Fans can catch a glimpse of the infamous 1,800-seat Paris Opera House complete with a $5 million chandelier. Also new to Phantom Las Vegas, fans can now have the ultimate Phantom VIP experience with a package that includes one Golden Circle ticket, an elite backstage tour and a personal meet and greet with Phantom cast members. This complete Phantom experience is $250 per person. #71507
Village Pubs: New Cash Bonus promotion. All NEW customers who hit a jackpot of $1,200 or more will automatically receive a Cash Bonus Ticket good for up to $500, depending on jackpot amount. Existing customers will receive a Cash Bonus Ticket of up to $100 for their first jackpot of $1,200 or more everyday. Cash Bonus Tickets are valid at ANY of the eleven Village Pub or Yorky’s locations around Las Vegas. #21008
Wynn Las Vegas: Offering new members signing up for a Wynn Card a swipe-and-win promo. Upon sign-up, players swipe their card to spin a virtual reel. Prizes include various amounts of free play (minimum award is $10) buffets, vacation packages and show tickets. #80108
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