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American Casino Guide January Contest – Win a buffet for two at the Suncoast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas! We have five certificates for a FREE buffet for two at the Suncoast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. To win one of our five prize certificates all you have to do is write a casino review during January 2011. At the end of the month the five people who have posted the most casino reviews will be the winners. There is a 25-word minimum on all casino reviews. If your review does not contain at least 25 words, it won’t be eligible for the contest. To make a casino review just find the casino by its state or city location, or go to this page Casino Reviews – ACG Then fill out the review form. You don’t have to register to write a review, but it’s important that you always post your review under the same name. So, remember, the more posts you make, the better your chances of winning! The names of the five winners will be announced in early February in our casino discussion forum. Good luck!

South Point: January $300,000 Swipe, Spin & Win: Every Sunday through Thursday. Earn 200 same day points between 3 am and 11pm and spin the wheel for a chance to win: $50 free play, $50 gas card, $25 free play, 2X points, Free lunch buffet, South Point movie tickets, South Point t-shirt or mug or 2,500 bonus points. Must redeem on the day points are earned. You keep the points. One prize awarded per player per day.

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur: Sourdough Café Serves Its 2 Millionth Breakfast – Monday, January 9, 2012 – 6 am to 11 pm – Enjoy $2 steak or ham & eggs breakfasts for only $2 with ace | PLAY card. 

Jerry’s Nugget: Get a Free $10 Dining Reward Every Friday and Saturday in January. Slot, video poker and video keno players can eat for free just for gaming on Fridays and Saturdays. From 4am to 11:59pm, players earning 299 MoreClub base points qualify for a free $10 Meal Reward. The $10 Meal Reward can be used at any dining outlet inside Jerry’s Nugget Casino which includes Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop, Uncle Angelo’s Pizza Joint, The Cornucopia Snack Bar, Uncle Angelo’s Bakery and The Main Bar. No points will be deducted. Qualified participants will receive their Dining Day Meal Reward ticket at the MoreClub kiosk the same day.

January Video Podcast The Five Worst Casino Bets with Syndicated Gaming Writer John Grochowski – American Casino Guide author Steve Bourie interviewed syndicated gaming writer John Grochowski for this video where John gives his picks for the five worst bets in a casino. Games covered include: keno, slots, baccarat, craps and the big six wheel. To watch the podcast, go to On that page you can also access more than 60 other audio and video podcasts with various gambling experts and personalities.

Cosmopolitan: From January 5 – February 25, players can play to win their share of $150,000 worth of Apple Gift Cards (total). Players can play and earn Identity points on slots, video poker or table games and enter daily to win a $500 Apple gift card (receive one entry for every 10 identity points earned), which will be drawn every other hour on the hour. The daily drawings will take place from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and winners must be present to win.  Be sure to return for the grand prize drawing, taking place February 25 at 9 p.m., where entrants will be eligible for their share of $50,000 worth of Apple Gift Cards (this $50,000 worth is inclusive of the total $150,000) but winners need not be present to win. To participate, visit the Identity Membership Desk for complete details.

Suncoast: Win up to $3,500 on Sunday, January 1, 2012. Earn 1 entry for every 100 base points earned on Slots or Video Poker play beginning at 12:01 am, Sunday, January 1, 2012. Then play in a 5-minute tournament session. Tournament will be open from Noon-6pm.

MGM Grand: See it now. The Lion Habitat Exhibit will close permanently on January 31, 2012.

Silverton: Table Games Pick a Prize. Guests get to play their favorite table games to earn tickets for a drawing to win a $1,000 Visa gift card and non-negotiable chips. Drawings will be held January 10, 17, 24 and 31. Players must be present to win.

Gold Coast: Blackjack Marathon January 8-13 and 15-20. Win great prizes with every completed blackjack marathon card. See the pit for complete details.

Ongoing January 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 12/31/12. 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 12/31/12. Just click on the blue”National Car Rental Discount Coupons” link for details.

Gold Coast: FREE $5,000 Video Poker Tournament every Friday. Earn 300 points after 3 am on Friday to play between 2 pm – 10 pm in Tournament Alley.

Wynn Las Vegas: FREE admission to the Wynn Penske Ferrari Showroom through December 31. The regular admission price is normally $10 per person.

M Resort: The popular 50 Plus Senior Rewards program at the four-star M Resort Spa Casino will move to Tuesdays starting January 3, 2012. The program offers guests aged 50 and over benefits and discounts every Tuesday throughout the property. All guests need to do to take advantage of the benefits is be a member of the iMagine Rewards Club.  Benefits range from dining and gaming offers to special entertainment and more:
Slot Tournament every Tuesday from 10 am to 4 pm. First place receives $2,500 cash or free play.*
½ price dining with your points in Marinelli’s Italian Restaurant every Tuesday.
½ price with your points for breakfast and lunch every Tuesday at Studio B Buffet.
Buy-one, get-one free lunch entrée at Hash House A Go Go every Tuesday from 1-5 pm.**
35% discount on spa and salon services at Spa Mio every Tuesday.
Special performance by classic crooner Mark O’Toole from 2:30-5:30 pm in Ravello Lounge every Tuesday.
*Just accumulate 500 base points from Tuesday at 5 pm to the following Tuesday at 9 am to receive tournament entry. Visit iMagine Rewards Club for complete rules and details. **Free item must be of equal or lesser value of item purchased. Must purchase two beverages.

Circus Circus: Early dining at the Steakhouse from 4-6 pm nightly offers guests $5 Sterling Vintners Collection Wines by the glass and ½ cocktails. (Excludes Saturdays and holidays.) (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

Silverton: New and improved Senior Mondays for Mystery Multiplier Drawings. Players must be at least 50 years of age or older to participate. There are now more winners than ever with 100 chosen every Monday and the prizes are bigger and better than before with the chance to win up to $500 in cash. Drawings happen every Monday at 1 pm and 6 pm with 50 winners picked for each drawing – there is a 50 entry limit. Each winner receives $50 cash or Free Slot Play. Participants can earn entries between 6 am and 6 pm with 50 base points equaling one entry.

2012 American Casino Guide: The new edition of the American Casino Guide is now available for sale. To see a list of the 198 casino coupons that are in the book, go to – The retail price of the book is $18.95. However you can buy the book directy from the American Casino Guide web site for only $11.75. To order the 2012 American Casino Guide , go to:

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.

Venetian: In honor of the holiday season, Blue Man Group is offering Nevada residents one FREE ticket with the purchase of one regularly priced ticket through Jan. 31, 2012. To receive the offer, locals can show their Nevada ID and mention the code “LOC241” at any box office location inside The Venetian or Palazzo. Rules and restrictions apply. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 702.414.9001 or visit for details.

Palms: The American Casino Guide is promoting an ongoing offer to get $40 of slot play for $25. 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 at the Palms Once on that page, click on “Las Vegas, NV” in the orange box in the upper right corner to take you to the offer for the Palms.

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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