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El Cortez: February 10-12, for every 2,000 points earned receive a FREE box of Russell Stover candy.

Golden Gate: $1,000 Video Poker Tournaments every Tuesday. Sessions every 30 minutes from 3-6 pm. Registration begins at 2:30. Earn 100 points for a FREE entry or pay $10 to enter. First place wins $500 cash. Each session winner wins $50 cash. Plus every player receives a drawing ticket for a shot at $100 in free slot play. Limit of one entry per person per Tuesday. Maximum of 20 players per session. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

Aliante Casino: Senior Tuesdays in February for age 50+.  Earn a $10 dining voucher for every 250 points earned. Maximum of 2 per person.

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TI – Treasure Island: Señor Frog’s will host the “Kiss a Frog” singles fiesta on Thursday, Feb. 14. Starting at 8 p.m. on Valentine’s night, patrons will set the tone for the night with a ladies first one-hour open bar with well vodka cocktails. The party bar will also offer sexy signature fishbowl drinks including the Frog’s Kiss, Frogasm, Hot Pants and Horny Cupid, all priced at $18. After kissing the frog at the wild hotspot, lovely ladies will be entered to win bar tabs, Señor Frog’s merchandise, dinner for two at the restaurant, Mystère tickets and the grand prize will be a Tiffany’s necklace. The party bar is a participating location of the 2013 Las Vegas Singles Festival where sexy singles will be wearing colored wristbands, making it easy and fun to meet other singles who are ready to mingle this Valentine’s Day. More information about wristbands and the festival can be found by visiting

Gold Coast: Will welcome the Year of the Snake — an earthly symbol believed to bring mystery and delight — with Chinese New Year events and promotions in February. In what has become a Las Vegas Chinatown tradition, the Lohan School of Shaolin will perform a traditional Lion Dance through the casino on February 13 at 7:30 and 10 p.m. The event includes several dragons, a percussion procession and characters that will make several stops in the casino to pull ceremonial lettuce from the ceiling and toss the leaves to spectators. It is considered very lucky to be hit by a piece of lettuce during a Chinese New Year parade. To celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Snake, the Gold Coast will hold multiple gaming promotions, including a $60,000 Bingo Bash on February 25 and 26, and a $5,000 Hot Seat Grab on February 27. Complete details and rules are posted at the property and are available at Chinese New Year decorations and lucky citrus trees will adorn the casino floor through February, and popular restaurants Ping Pang Pong and Noodle Exchange will serve authentic and delicious dishes.

Bellagio: FREE: The Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ushers in the Year of the Snake with a complimentary display through March 3. The design of the Conservatory’s tranquil temple is guided by the ancient practice of Feng Shui – the art of using surroundings to attract harmony, balance and positive life energy. Each garden within the Chinese New Year display encompasses water, ensuring a positive flow of energy; and the three friends of winter – pine, bamboo and plum, symbolizing perseverance, integrity and modesty, respectively. At the entrance of the Conservatory, an 18-foot-tall custom-made Chinese money tree symbolizes prosperity, good fortune and nobility. The bold centerpiece flourishes with 384 oversized gold-leafed coins on its branches as mounds of I-Ching coins, a traditional Chinese symbol for money, surround the base of the lucky tree. Nearby, a nine-foot-tall friendly King Cobra snake covered in 5,000 blue and yellow luminescent scales is perched atop a mound of gold coins, protecting wealth and good fortune for the upcoming year. Enhancing the vibrant Conservatory setting with the sounds of celebration, the Las Vegas-based Beijing Trio performs traditional folk and pop music with authentic Chinese instruments daily from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

South Point: 10x slot points and 2x video poker points on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14 all day.

Rampart Casino: Resort Rewards players who earn 1,000 same day points or redeem 4,000 anytime points can receive a 25-minute spa treatment from Aquae Sulis Spa. Resort Rewards players can schedule their 25-minute spa treatment at anytime. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

Win Free Casino Prizes: The American Casino Guide web site has a weekly contest to give away FREE casino prizes. There are different prizes each week and for more details, or to enter the contest, go to: WIN FREE CASINO PRIZES Please note that there are some options for earning entries every day by posting a casino review, making a tweet, or posting in the discussion forum. See the contest page for full details and be sure to check it each week to see what new prizes are being offered. Good luck!

FREE Slot Play in Las Vegas: The American Casino Guide is promoting an ongoing offer to get $40 of slot play for $25 at the Palms casino in Las Vegas. This offer can be used by current slot club members once per 30 days. New members can get $50 of play for $25 for one time use only. For details, go to – Discount Slot Play Once on that page the offers should appear, if not, click on “Las Vegas, NV” in the orange box in the upper right corner to take you to the offers.

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FREE Slot Play in Lake Tahoe: The American Casino Guide is promoting an ongoing offer to get $40 of slot play for $25 at the Grand Lodge Casino at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe. This offer can only be used by once per 30 days. In addition to the discounted slot play, you can also book up to two nights at the hotel at the best available casino rate (as low as $92 per night). The average room rate for this hotel is over $179 per night, so with the casino rate you can save up to $88 per night. For details, go to – Discount Slot Play Once on that page the offer should appear, if not, click on “Lake Tahoe, NV” in the orange box in the upper right corner to take you to the offer.

Ongoing February Promotions

Vegas Values Updates: The American Casino Guide web site has a Las Vegas 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.

FREE Alamo Discount 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 12/31/13. Just click on the blue “Alamo Discount Coupons” link for details.

FREE National Car Rental Discount CouponsThe 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 12/31/13. Just click on the blue”National Car Rental Discount Coupons” link for details.

February Video Podcast All About Three Card Poker with Michael “Wizard of Odds” Shackleford  American Casino Guide author, Steve Bourie, interviewed gambling expert Michael “Wizard of Odds” Shackleford for details on Three Card Poker. In the video Michael tells you how the game is played, the various bets you can make, the casino advantage on those bets, and the best strategy for playing the game. To watch the podcast, go to On that page you can also access more than 80 other audio and video podcasts with various gambling experts and personalities.

Station Casinos and Fiestas: $4 Million Car-A-Day Giveaway February 8 – 24.
Start earning entries February 3.
1 Car, 9 Casinos, 17 days = 153 Cars.
One car winner + four $500 cash winners at each property
50 Slot points = 1 entry, Every entry is good all month long
Get 10 free entries every drawing day
Complete details are available at any Rewards Club booth.

PT’s and Sierra Gold Taverns: February special: Half-off Breakfast daily from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. with 50 percent off all breakfast menu entrees.

Gold Coast: FREE video poker tournament every Saturday in February from 1 pm-9 pm. 1st place receives $1,500 and the top 50 places are paid each week. B Connected card members who earn 100 same day base points beginning at 3 am on Saturdays will be eligible to play in the FREE Saturday Video Poker Tournament. Tournament hours are 1 pm to 9 pm every Saturday. Participants must have a valid B Connected Card. Vouchers must be printed from kiosk by 8:45 pm to be eligible. Tournament entry forms are available from a gaming kiosk after earning a minimum of 100 same day base points.

Suncoast: Offering a 10% bonus on Royal Flushes every Wednesday in February.  Also: 15X points on slots/reels every Wednesday in February.

El Cortez: A very popular jacket promotion is back at the El Cortez. Throughout February, Club Cortez players 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 10-cent or high denomination machine or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno will receive a complimentary El Cortez zipper fleece jacket. All jackpot winners will also receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night 50” LCD HDTV giveaway and $2,000 cash prize drawing. Visit Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.

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Silverton: Every Wednesday & Thursday in February Reward Club members who earn 500 points will receive a FREE pair of simulated diamond stud earrings. By earning 1,000 points, players will receive a FREE 1 pound box of assorted See’s Candies Chocolates. Points must be earned entirely during that day and will not roll over to the following day. Players have until midnight the following day after earning to redeem their prize.

Terrible’s: February $80,000 For Love or Money Drawings. Play for your chance to win up to $5,000 per week. Earn one entry for every 50 base points. Drawings at 7 pm and 9 pm every Friday and Saturday in February. See complete details at the club booth

Bighorn/Longhorn Casinos: During the entire month of February just be playing your favorite game when the “Hot Seat” section is randomly drawn every hour. If you are in the “Hot Seat” section you will get to spin the wheel to win up to $100 Free Play. Every spin is a winner.  You can win every hour. If the Blackjack “Hot Seat” is drawn, all players in the pit will get to spin the wheel. Every hour from 2 pm until 2 am win as many times as you can, every day in February. Also: 2x points every day in February.

South Point: Poker players can qualify, now through March 31, for the $125,000 Spring Freeroll Tournament at South Point Casino. 100 hours of live play will qualify for an entry into the tournament. Players can earn “chip bonuses” as follows:
—Play 100 hours and receive $2000 in tournament chips (one $10 add- on for $1000 tournament chips.)
—For every additional 50 hours logged, you get $2000 in chips.
—The person with the most qualifying hours receives $1500 cash, 2nd- $500, 3rd- $300.
The tournament dates will be Wednesday, April 16 and Thursday, April 17 beginning at 7 p.m. with the finals to be held on Sunday, April 21 starting at 12 Noon.  A total of 50 places will be paid. The top 3 finishers will win: 1st place- $30,000, 2nd place- $15,000 and 3rd place- $10,000. Visit the South Point Poker Room for complete details.

El Cortez: For every 5,000 points earned in February you earn a ticket for the quarterly “CA$H IS KING $25,000 Drawing.”  The drawing will be held Saturday March 16th at 3:00 pm.

Wynn Las Vegas/Encore: Lucky 8 drawings through March 31. Play table games or slots with your Red Card to earn points. Redeem points at any Red Card desk for Lucky 8 drawing tickets. Each night eight lucky numbers will be drawn at the Encore Red Card desk at 6 p.m. Match all 8 numbers and win $500,000 in private jet travel. Match 6 numbers to win $5,000 in free slot credit. Match 5 numbers to win $1,000 in free slot credit.

Gold Coast, Orleans, Sam’s Town and Suncoast:
Young at Heart 50+ Senior Tuesdays (replaces all former Young at Heart promotions): Open to anyone 50 and over:
—$2,500 Cash Drawings at 4:30 pm.
—Three Chances to win prizes by playing the Young at Heart Kiosk Game.
—Earn 10 points for Buy One, Get One Free Breakfast or Lunch Buffet.
—Double Stripes points at TGI Friday

2013 American Casino Guide – The book is in stock and for sale on the American Casino Guide web site To see a list of coupons in the 2013 American Casino Guide, go to –

D Las Vegas: Through Feb 28, 2013, D Las Vegas will be offering $50 free slot play or $50 matchplay to guests who present a Spirit Airlines boarding pass within 24 hours of arrival in Vegas.

Discounted Video Poker Software – One of the best ways to improve your playing skills is to use video poker software. By practicing with software you will easily be able to identify the best-paying machines in any casino, plus you will be able to practice playing those games so you can play at a near-perfect level. Additionally, some programs will allow you to print out strategy cards which you can take with you into the casino. The American Casino Guide website has set up a page to offer discounted prices on the three most popular video poker software programs: Optimum Play Video Poker (Mac Version), Optimum Play Video Poker (Windows Version), Video Poker for Winners! and Winpoker. For more information, just click on the name of each individual software program, or go to our discount video poker software page.

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