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Ellis Island: The great $7.99 steak special has gone up a buck to $8.99—sort of.  After players play $1 or more with their players club card at any machine, they can print a $1 off voucher at any Passport Central kiosk.  They must present the voucher to the server before ordering. It’s available daily and is good for the BBQ and Cafe. Steak and daily specials included, except the taxi steak and egg special. One per person.

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Fremont Street Experience: Fremont Street Experience invites Las Vegas locals and tourists to “Paint Downtown Green” all weekend long with drink specials and FREE concerts from Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17. Fremont Street Experience keeps the Irish festivities going all weekend long with FREE nightly performances from Finnegan’s Wake, The Wild Celts, Darby O’Gill and the Little People, Tempest, Whiskey Galore and 1916. Additionally, the 5th Annual Fremont Street Experience St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl will take place on Sunday, March 17.

Station Casinos, Fiesta and Wildfire Gaming (plus El Cortez): Upping the stakes this year in the annual “Last Man Standing” college basketball elimination contest with a minimum guaranteed win of $50,000 aggregate, which is $10,000 higher than last year. Entries are $25 apiece, and with purchase of four entries, a fifth entry is free. If entry fees exceed $50,000, the last player(s) to win, also known as the “Last Man Standing,” takes the entire prize pot. Players who participate pick a college basketball winner versus the contest line and if the round is lost, a player is out.  Entries are already available and must be received by 9 a.m. on March 21, which is the first day of picks. Opening round games will not be part of the contest. Station Casinos, Fiesta and Wildfire Gaming sports books are available at Barley’s Casino & Brewery, Boulder Station, Fiesta Rancho, Fiesta Henderson, Palace Station, Green Valley Ranch resort, Red Rock Resort, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station, Texas Station, Wild Wild West, Wildfire Boulder, Wildfire Rancho, Wildfire Sunset and Wildfire Lanes, and El Cortez. Complete rules, details and prize redemption information for Last Man Standing are available in the respective sports books at all participating properties. Management reserves all rights.  For more information about Station Casinos, visit

Orleans: St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17th:
—15X points on all penny slots
—7X points on video poker
—$3 shots of Jameson, Crown Royal and Captain Morgan
—Meet the Jameson Girls in Brendan’s Irish Pub

Venetian: Rockhouse, located at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, will get lucky this St. Patrick’s Day with drink specials on Sunday, March 17. The ultra-dive bar will be serving lads and lassies draft beers for $5, 64-ounce Super Beers for $20, 80-ounce beer guitars for $35, 100-ounce Super Yards priced at $38 and a special St. Patty’s Day frozen Piña Colada,  all in the holiday’s signature green hue.  Whether you are 100 percent Irish or only Irish for the day, the Strip-side hot spot will offer Irish Car Bombs priced at $5, all day during the green-loving holiday. Rockhouse is open daily from 11 a.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. on weekends, closing late into the night. For more information visit,

Fat Bar (on the Las Vegas Strip): Drink specials and a deejay will be on hand for their first St. Patrick’s Day celebration at The Fat Bar on the Las Vegas Strip. It will be a Friday thru Sunday (March 15-17) celebration with green beer and cocktails. The people-watching eatery where booze marries burgers on the Strip will have a deejay from 7 p.m. to midnight for the Irish celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. A 12-ounce glass of Green Beer will be $3 and a glass of Guinness draft is $5. A shot of Jameson will be $5. An Irish Car Bomb will be $7. Fat Bar is located at 3763 Las Vegas Blvd. S, 89109 across from where the Monte Carlo meets City Center. There is parking around back. It’s $5 but if you show your receipt within two hours you get your money back. Fatburger opened its first full service restaurant last April on the Las Vegas Strip. The remodeled Fatburger restaurant and The Fat Bar occupy a combined space of 3,000 square feet with seating for 220 customers and remains open 24 hours a day. Tens of thousands passersby offer patrons a full bar of alcoholic beverages as well as panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip and City Center. Take your ACG book coupon when you visit to get a 2-for-1 drink! For more information see:

Palms: Earn 10 points on slots or 100 points on video poker on Tuesdays in March to swipe and win up to $100 freeplay, a Blu-ray player or other various gifts and prizes.

El Cortez: $5 Burger & Beer with chips served in Café Cortez, available 24/7.  Great deal!  (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

Ongoing March Promotions

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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.

March Video Podcast The Five Best Bets in the Game of Craps  American Casino Guide author, Steve Bourie, interviewed syndicated gaming writer, John Grochowski, to get  details on the five best bets that can be made in craps. Some of the topics covered include: buy bets, place bets, come and don’t come bets, pass and don’t pass bets; free odds bets; and more! 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.

Sam’s Town: In an exclusive event for B Connected members, Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall will host a high-energy, interactive game show event – “America’s Greatest Game Shows Live on Stage!” – at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 30. Legendary game show host Bob Eubanks will guide the audience and selected participants through versions of familiar games from America’s most successful and well-recognized game shows, including “Let’s Make a Deal,” “Card Sharks,” “Name That Tune,” “The Gong Show,” and several others. Forty-four participants from each show, randomly selected from the audience, will participate on stage in one of nine exciting games. Players have the chance to win a cash prize ranging from $20 up to $100,000, depending on which game they are playing. Following each show, Mr. Eubanks will host a meet and greet with audience members and sign photographs in the lobby of Sam’s Town Live!. From March 1-29, B Connected members have four ways to win tickets to “America’s Greatest Game Shows Live on Stage!”:
 – Swipe and Win: After earning a minimum of 10 points on slots or video poker machines at Sam’s Town, swipe your card once a day for a chance to win either instant tickets or ticket vouchers (collect 10 and win one ticket to the show).
– Win Tickets at “Variety Toast of the Town”: Every Thursday afternoon in March during the “Variety Toast of the Town” show in Sam’s Town Live!, four pairs of tickets will be awarded at random to audience members.
– “Hot Seat” Tickets: Mondays and Thursdays in March, B Connected members playing slots or video poker with their cards at Sam’s Town can win tickets via “hot seats” every 15 minutes from 3-8 p.m.
– Bingo Mondays: B Connected members playing bingo at Sam’s Town during the 1 p.m. session on Mondays in March have the chance to win one of four pairs of tickets. Complete rules and details are available at the B Connected Club desk. Tickets are limited and will only be distributed in the ways described above. General admission tickets will not be sold to this event.

Hard Rock: Swipe your Backstage Pass player’s card at any kiosk and receive a “Mystery Point Multiplier” up to 10x points every Sunday through Wednesday in March.

Wildfire Boulder, Lanes, Rancho, Sunset and Barley’s: Liquor Gift Days! Saturdays 10AM – 8PM
March 16 – Smirnoff Vodka Raspberry
March 23 – Smirnoff Vodka
Liquor giveaways available at Wildfire Lanes, Wildfire Boulder, Wildfire Rancho, Wildfire Sunset and Barley’s only on March 9, 16 & 23. Maximum of one gift per guest, per day. See Rewards Center for details. All gift items may vary. Items in photo may not be actual giveaway item. All Wildfire Giveaways are on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Must be 21 years or older, and playing with a valid Boarding Pass card. Gold and Preferred status guests must earn 100 points to receive gift. Management reserves all rights.

Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast and Sam’s Town: “Take It Or Trade It” drawings in March.  Would you take $800 or trade it for a chance at $4,000? If you’re one of 200 lucky winners, you’ll have a chance to decide. Earn entries for every 100 B Connected base points earned. Winners will be drawn every Saturday in March. For more details, drawing times and complete rules, visit the B Connected kiosk at the four participating properties.

Westin Casuarina: New Member Program. Sign up for the club. Get $10 in FREE slot play. Earn 100 points same day, get a stainless steel Casuarina Casino water bottle with a secret compartment for stashing valuables. (New ongoing promotion. Replaces all former sign-up promotions.)

Silverton: March: Silverton Rewards Club members will receive a Pull Tab by earning 500 points throughout the day. Points must be earned on each day and will not roll over to the following day. Wednesday and Thursday are ½ Point Earning Days. Players will receive a Pull Tab for earning 250 points. Points must be earned on each day and will not roll over to the following day. Players that earn a Get Your Green On & Win Pull Tab could win up to $10,000 cash, Free Slot Play, Dining credits and much more!

Rampart: March $75,000 Shamrock Wheel O’ Cash. 21 winners each Saturday night with drawings at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Seven winners at each drawing have a chance to spin and win up to $5,000 cash. Receive entries playing slots and table games with your Resort Rewards card, and earn double entries Monday through Thursday. Visit the Resort Rewards center for complete details.

Orleans: FREE gifts on Mondays in March: Earn 300 points, swipe your B connected Card at any kiosk to receive a voucher. Present voucher at the B Connected Club to receive free gifts as follows:
Monday, 3/11 – Feather & Down filled Neck Pillow
Monday, 3/18 – 10 piece Storage Containers
Monday, 3/25 – 2 piece cookware set
Plus: Friday, 3/29 – Jagermeister
Saturday, 3/30 – Skyy Vodka

Cannery and Eastside Cannery: Receive up to $100 Free Slot Play when you cash your IRS Tax Refund Check at Cannery or Eastside Cannery. Check amount schedule for Free Slot Play (FSP) as follows:
$500 – $1,999 ……………….. $10 FSP
$2,000 – $2,499 ……………… $20 FSP
$2,500 – $4,999 ……………… $40 FSP
$5,000 – $8,499 ……………….$60 FSP
$8,500+……………………  $100 FSP
Must cash check at Cannery Casino or Eastside Cannery Casino Cage.


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South Point: Poker players can qualify, 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.

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.

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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:
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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.

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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