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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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Westin: Take home a crystal-laden, Faberge-style jewel box for your favorite Valentine from the Westin Casuarina Casino, Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 7-10. Earn 500 Casuarina Club points on any one day, and it’s yours (you keep your points). The gilded stand is included and the egg opens, so you can even add a personal trinket of your own for your special someone.  Supplies are limited to only one box per guest, while they last. The suggested retail value is $60. 

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

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.

FREE American Casino Guide App for iPhone and iPad – Recently released! This FREE app offers some of the following benefits:
* Find any U.S. casino by name, city, state or zip code
* Get detailed information on each casino: name, address, phone numbers, room rates, buffet prices, games offered, senior discounts and special features.
* Find exclusive discount coupon offers for more than 80 casinos, including FREE: rooms, food, drinks, shows, gambling money, matchplay bonuses, plus much more!
* Uses GPS to show you which casinos near you have special offers in the American Casino Guide, plus other casinos with money-saving offers.
* Uses GPS to show you which casinos are near you within a 50-mile radius
* State-by-state directory of all casinos with both map and list views
* Turn-by-turn directions to any U.S casino
* And much, much more!
For more information, go to – Or, go to the App store and search “American Casino Guide”

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.

Silverton: Silverton Casino Hotel invites football fans to join in celebrating the Big Game, Big Easy Style and watch the 2013 Super Bowl broadcast from New Orleans inside Veil Pavilion for FREE. Playing on six giant screens the action-packed day will be filled with chances for prizes and giveaways. Take advantage of the Cantor Gaming Mobile Sports Wagering and place bets before and during the game. Patrons can enter-to-win the grand prize fly-away to New Orleans to see the sold-out “Farewell Tour” for George Strait with Martina McBride on Saturday, April 13 (Prize to include concert tickets, airfare and hotel). Skip the Strip with incredible deals on food and drinks. For $35, get a wristband good for unlimited food and drinks or pay $20 and receive unlimited drinks or unlimited food. 21 or older to enter.

Westin Casuarina: The “Big Game Party” on Sunday, February 3rd is being sponsored by Jack Daniels and Coors Light from 2-8 p.m. in the Acacia Ballrooms. Meet the Jack Daniels Girls, cash in on over $3,000 in giveaways and chow down for $25 with the “All-You-Can-Eat Tailgate Buffet.”  Drink specials will be available at the bar.

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.

Excalibur: Football fanatics will feel as though they’ve scored a touchdown with mouthwatering ‘Big Game’ specials offered at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Cinnabon at Castle Walk Food Court inside Excalibur Hotel & Casino from Friday, Feb. 1, through Sunday, Feb. 3. Sports revelers can show their team spirit with Krispy Kreme’s football-shaped doughnuts, decorated in purple and black for die-hard Baltimore Ravens fans and in red, gold and white for loyal San Francisco 49er supporters. Priced at $1.90 each, the ‘Big Game’ inspired doughnuts will be available all weekend long. To ensure everyone’s a winner on Big Game day, fans who present their non-winning tickets from Excalibur’s Sports Book will receive a FREE, melt-in-your-mouth Minibon from Cinnabon or a delicious doughnut from Krispy Kreme.

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.

Golden Nugget: 3rd Annual Masquerade Ball, Saturday, February 9. Doors open at 8 pm inside Gold Diggers. Don your mask and let the mystery begin at Golden Nugget’s 3rd annual Masquerade Ball on Saturday, February 9th. Dance the night away on the Gold Diggers dance floor and enjoy cocktails with a view on our outdoor balcony overlooking the Fremont Street Experience. A night of debauchery is in store and you won’t want to miss a minute. Doors open at 8pm and cover is $15 per person or $25 per couple. Cover charge includes beads, doubloons and mask. Call 866.946.5336 for tickets and more information or visit

LVH: Shopping Spree Giveaway. For all play from December 4, 2012 through February 16, 2013, you will receive $1 in Spree Bucks for every $1 in comps earned playing slots. Spree Bucks will be awarded in $25 Gift Cards*, Tuesday, February 19. Participants can opt-in for the Spree Swap! Each $25 gift card earned can be “swapped” out for $50 in free slot play! Double Spree Bucks Days: February 17 & 18. *Limit of 10 gift cards earned per patron. Amounts earned less that $25 will not be available for redemption. Amounts not available for redemption will not carry over into future events/promotions. Gift cards that are not redeemed will be forfeited. Lost or stolen gift cards will not be replaced. Management reserves all rights. See the Player’s Club for official rules.

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.

Atlantic City Blog – Want information on Atlantic City casino promotions? The American Casino Guide web site has an Atlantic City blog with information about promotions and events at all Atlantic City casinos. To visit the blog, go to:

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