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Here’s what we found this week…

Hard Rock: “Trust the Cookie.” Fortunes up to $500 in Free Slot Play. January 23 – 27. Determine your fortune when you play your favorite slot machines and table games. Receive one fortune cookie for every 200 Slot Points or every $25 rated theoretical in table games.
Maximum of three fortune cookies per day. See Rockstar Players Club for complete details.

Palace Station: Comedian Louie Anderson gives back to United States military members with an invitation to attend his show for FREE during the month of February. All active military members with a valid military ID card will receive up to four free tickets to Louie LOL at Palace Station, as well as a voucher for the “Beach Party” appetizer platter at Cabo Mexican Restaurant also at Palace Station. Louie LOL at the Louie Anderson Theater is a family-friendly show where guests can catch the esteemed headliner in his intimate showroom. A two-time Emmy award winner, Anderson is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics. The comic’s material relates stories about growing up in the Midwest, being one of 11 children and dealing with an alcoholic father. Anderson constantly introduces new material to keep the comedy timely. Anderson performs Wednesday through Saturday at 7 p.m. FREE tickets voucher for the FREE appetizer platter at Cabo Cantina for the military can be picked up the day of the desired performance at the Palace Station Reward Center by showing a valid military ID as well as a state ID.

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur
: Every 2,000 base points earns $10 in FREE slot play, January 23-29.  You keep the points too. Details are available at the club booth.

Venetian: Blue Man Group gets in on the excitement of the Big Game by offering a $46 ticket in celebration of 46 years of Super Sunday. Blue Man Group’s Super Sunday ticket special is available for the 10 p.m. shows beginning Monday, Jan. 30 through Monday, Feb. 6 (dark Sunday, Feb. 5).  Football fanatics looking to take advantage of the exclusive deal must wear logoed merchandise for one of the two teams playing and mention the code “Game46” at any box office location inside The Venetian or Palazzo. Tax and service fees apply. Offer is valid on select seating and cannot be used on previously purchased tickets. Rules and restrictions apply.  To purchase tickets, visit any Venetian or Palazzo box office. Blue Man Group will be moving to the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino in the fall of 2012.  Visit for more information.

M Resort
: To kick-off the two week celebration Of Chinese New Year, a traditional Dragon Dance will be held on Monday, January 23 at 6 p.m. A 63-foot-long dragon will feature adult and baby lion dancers, buddhas, musicians and festive flags and will make its way through the entire casino. Studio B Buffet will feature eight New Year specialties. Until February 6 you can feast on Meatballs with Bok Choy, Poached Chicken with Ginger and Scallions, Spinach and Bamboo Shoots, Beef Lo Mein, Tofu and Eggplant with Black Bean Sauce, Lettuce Wraps, Mandarin Oranges with Leaves and Spring Rolls. Bars will also be serving up specialty cocktails, a Lychee Martini and a Mulan cocktail. A limited edition Year of the Dragon gaming chip is now also available. Purchase the chip at the casino cage for $8. The chips will be available until supplies last. You can use your commemorative Dragon Chip in the Poker Room for their Live Poker Lucky 8’s promotion. From January 23 – 30 enjoy 8 days of great poker action. Flop four 8’s and win $888. Make four 8’s and receive $88. Plus, the first 88 players that make 8’s full receive a collectible Year of the Dragon Gaming Chip. Play live poker every day at 8:08 am and 8:08 pm and a random lucky player will receive $88.

Western (Downtown LV):  Closed indefinitely on January 16th, 2012. 

Orleans: Lucky Table Games Drawings, January 23-29. Drawing held at 10 p.m. on January 29. Ten winners of $500 each. Earn entries by playing table games with specific hands mentioned in the rules. Visit the pit area for complete details.

Jerry’s Nugget
: Uncle Angelo’s Pizza Joint Offers All You Can Eat Pasta for $7.89. Homemade pasta is one of Uncle Angelo’s Pizza Joint specialties. Throughout the month of January you can get an all you can eat pasta deal for just $7.89. First select your favorite pasta from Uncle Angelo’s pasta line up which includes; spaghetti, angel hair, rigatoni, fettuccine, penne, bow tie and linguine. Next choose your favorite sauce. The meal includes bread and your choice of soup or salad. The $7.89 All You Can Eat Pasta Special is available at Uncle Angelo’s Pizza Joint every day in January.

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.

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.

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!

Wynn Las Vegas: Unveiled a new high limit slot salon. Located off the casino floor, the luxury gaming area features a private lounge with a 103” plasma television and custom Wynn Design décor and furnishings as well as an assortment of refreshments for guests. The exclusive gaming area features 65 high limit slot machines, video poker and reel games with betting minimums ranging from $5 to $1,000.

Flamingo Las Vegas: George Wallace, headliner in the “I Be Thinkin’” show at the Flamingo Las Vegas welcomes all active United States military members with a valid military ID to come see his show for FREE throughout 2012. Military members will each receive one FREE ticket to see “The new Mr. Vegas” in return for the support and dedication they have given the country. Ask at the box office.

Golden Nugget: Creating the perfect blend of fantasy and mystery with their second annual Mardi Gras themed Masquerade Ball held in Gold Diggers, Saturday, Feb. 18 beginning at 8 pm.  Partygoers are invited to dance the night away to the high energy beats of DJ Big Easy, and are encouraged to dress to impress in their favorite club chic attire, while sipping traditional Hurricanes and other drinks from Gold Diggers’ full service bars. Entertainment will continue throughout the evening with specialty face painters, Mardi Gras style masks and beads. Cover charge is $15 per person, or $25 per couple when purchased in advance. Cover charge at the door will be $20 per person. Advance admission and table service may be purchased by calling 1-866-946-5336.

Plaza: Singles Night every Thursday from 7 pm to 9:30 at “Swinger’s Club.”  Including Speed Dating, Sexy Trivia and more. Women: FREE. Men: $10. (Ongoing until further notice.)

Cannery: Steak House Sundays (Sundays in January). Earn 1,000 Base Points the same day on Sundays in January. Receive $40 voucher valid any Sunday at Waverly’s Steak House. Expires 30 days from date of issuance.

Silverton: Silverton Rocks through January 31. Giving away more than $300,000 in cash and prizes during the month to Silverton Rewards Club members. There are two ways players can enter into the chance for a great prize. Guests can earn one entry for 50 points and be entered into the weekly cash drawings with $15,000 awarded every Friday. The drawings will be held at the Aquarium at 8 pm with check-in starting at 6 pm. Players can also earn prize pulls Sunday through Wednesday during the month to win other great prizes. 500 points equals one prize pull. Prizes include:
·         iPods – 100+ Total Nanos, Shuffles, Touches and Classics!
·         iTunes Gift Cards – $60,000+ Total Gift Cards
·         Free Slot Play – $5 Minimum
·         Silverton Concert Tickets
·         Silverton Rocks Long-Sleeve Shirts

El Cortez: Throughout January, 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 ten-cent or high denomination machine or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno will receive $10 to $1,000 in FREE play. All jackpot winners will also receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night 40” LCD HDTV giveaway and $2,000 cash prize drawing.  Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.

Gold Coast: Winter Wheel of Cash Drawings. Win up to $4,000. Eight winners every Saturday night in January at 8:15 pm.  Slot and table players are eligible. Earn 10X entries every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the month. See complete rules post at BConnected Club booth.

Eastside Cannery: FREE Walmart Wednesdays (Every Wednesday in January). Earn 400 same day base points to receive a $5 Walmart Gift Card. Table Games: Three (3) hours @ $10 average bet equivalent. Poker: Four (4) hours play. Maximum three (3) $5 Walmart Gift Cards per player. Points must be earned separately for each promotion/gift. Customer keeps the points.

Bighorn/Longhorn Casinos: Extended through January: The Bighorn and Longhorn will be running a “Hot Seat” promotion every day in January. Every hour a drawing will be held to randomly a section of the casino and all players playing in that section will be given a FREE spin to win cash, gifts and logo wear. The “Hot Seat” promotion runs from 2 pm-2 am every day in January.

Rampart: January’s Munchin’ on Mondays. Earn 350 points, swipe your card at any kiosk and receive $10 food voucher for any outlet. Earn 600 points, swipe your card at any kiosk and receive $15 for any outlet. Earn 1,200 points, swipe your card at any kiosk and receive $25 voucher. Customer keeps the points.

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.

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: Through 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 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.

MGM Grand: See it now before it closes! 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 24 and 31. Players must be present to win.

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

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 directly 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.

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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