March 7, 2010 Vegas Values Report

Here’s what we found for the week of March 7, 2010...

Silver Nugget: Shamrock Surprise – Monday thru Wednesday during March, hit any four-of-a-kind with a club kicker card and get a Shamrock worth cash, dinner, or bonus points. Win up to $200 cash.

Silverton: Bounty of Booty thru March 27. Weekly drawings inside the Aquarium. Chance to win up to $25,000 each week. Drawings Saturday at 6 pm. Earn entries playing slots, video poker, tables and keno. 3x entries every Wednesday.  See complete details posted at the promotions booth.

Suncoast: On Fridays and Saturdays in March hit 2 royal flushes within 24 hours and receive a double payout on the second royal. See rules posted at Club Coast.

Plaza/Vegas Club: March Money Madness. From March 1-31 guests will receive 1 drawing entry for every 100 points earned by using their Players Card.  Three winners will be chosen at each property every Wednesday and Saturday, 7 pm at the Plaza and 9 pm at the Vegas Club.  Each winner will have their chance to spin the wheel and win up to $1,000 cash.  Double entry days are every Thursday and Sunday.  See the Players Club for details.

Wynn Las Vegas: The Race & Sports Book will host a viewing party for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, March 7 at 4:30 p.m. The event will be open to the public and attendees will have the opportunity to walk away with awards and prizes.

Eastside Cannery: Earn a FREE 3-Course Dinner Special in Carve every Sunday.
• Earn 1,500 base points on the same day and receive (1) 3-Cource Dinner Special in Carve.
• Players receive voucher at the Players Club for (1) 3-Cource Dinner Special in Carve.
• Customers keep their points.
• Limit two (2) vouchers per person per day.
• Carve is open every Sunday from 4:30pm – 10pm.

El Cortez: Throughout March, Club Cortez players receive a free box of See’s Candy for 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 higher denomination machine or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno.  Club members who hit a jackpot of $1,200 or more will receive a complimentary two night stay at the El Cortez. All jackpot winners will also receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night 42” LCD HDTV giveaway and $2,000 cash prize drawing.  Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.

Gold Strike (Jean, NV): “Eleven Chances Cash Giveaway.”
* Saturday, March 20
* 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
* One $500 winner at top of each hour.
* Club member receive one free ticket.
* Club members earn additional tickets for every 100 points of rated play on Saturday.

Luck, Royals, Good Food and Jackpots to all..... Regards, H. Scot Krause
Author not responsible for omissions, changes and/or errors.

Ongoing March Promotions

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

March Gambling Podcast - The American Casino Guide has a monthly podcast hosted by the book's author, Steve Bourie, who talks about topics of interest to travelers who like to visit casinos and during the course of each show he interviews a special guest from the world of casino travel or gambling.

For the March podcast Steve interviews Mike Aponte of the MIT Blackjack Team. They discuss how Mike first became involved with the team; how they operated; his role on the team; and their biggest success. Mike also explains what he did after the team broke up; what he is doing today; and his best advice for blackjack players. To visit the podcast page, go to:

On that page you can also access past interviews with noted gaming authorities, including: Jean Scott, Max Rubin, Bob Dancer, Stanford Wong, Arnold Snyder, John Grochowski, Henry Tamburin, John Robison, The Wizard of Odds, Bill Burton, Jeffrey Compton, Anthony Curtis and others.

Circus-Circus: All-You-Can-Eat Prime Rib Dinner for $12.99 including soup or salad available in the Garden Grill. (Ongoing until further notice.)

Riviera: FREE Lunch Buffet Monday thru Thursday when you earn $3 in Riviera Bucks on the same day. You keep the points.  (Ongoing until further notice.)

Main Street Station: For locals only: Earn 2,500 points in the same day and receive a FREE Logo Jacket. Limit of 2 jackets per day. Must be a Las Vegas local resident for this offer.

Orleans: “Take It or Trade It” drawings Sundays in March. 6 p.m. drawing, 10 winners per drawing, 40 total winners. $600 guaranteed per winner or they can play the “Take It or Trade It” game for a chance at $2,500.  See Club Coast for complete details.

Eastside Cannery: Offering multiple chances to win Jenni Rivera prize packages. The Latin Grammy winner will perform at Eastside Cannery’s Casablanca Event Center on Saturday, April 10, at 8 p.m. Eastside Cannery, in partnership with the Las Vegas Review Journal and El Tiempo, is giving away a Jenni Rivera Grand Prize Package which includes two Gold Circle tickets, a one-night stay at Eastside Cannery, pre-show dinner for two at Carve Steakhouse and admission to the after-party in ONE SIX Sky Lounge.  Second Prize is a pair of tickets to Jenni Rivera’s concert.  To enter, simply fill out the entry form located in the NEON section of the Las Vegas Review Journal or in El Tiempo and mail it in.  Or log on to or to electronically submit the entry form. The contest ends Wednesday, March 10, with a winner selected on Thursday, March 11.

Palazzo: FIRST Food & Bar: Every Thursday night, ladies receive a FREE FIRST Lady Cocktail, 20% off their food and $5 Sponsored Vodka beverage purchases starting at 8 p.m. With resident DJ Jeff Retro and special guest DJ Mckenzie providing the tunes, women are also treated to special gifts and offers from retailers and shows including those located inside The Shoppes at the Palazzo. There are also  on-site retail displays and other special happenings.

Plaza Hotel & Casino: Room Special: Book 2 nights for $22 per night.  Limited time offer, ongoing until further notice. For reservations, call 1-800-634-6575.

Golden Nugget: Second Annual World Series of Slots. April 16-18. In this one-of-a kind, two-day event, players will battle head-to-head in several elimination rounds of slot play for their share of more than $250,000 in prize money, plus a championship bracelet. The entry fee is $599, and includes tournament admission, a $100 food & beverage credit, a welcome reception and two continental breakfasts. Discounted hotel rates will be available to anyone who enters. To register for this second annual World Series of Slots, call 1-800-777-5687.

Palms: $370K Luck O’ The Palms Play, Earn & Win Promotion Tuesdays and Thursdays in March. Beginning at 12:01 am and continuing through midnight each promotional day, players may earn points for gift redemption. All points earned in same day for promotional period may be redeemed for the featured Palms items. Promotion dates are as follows: March 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 & 30. Redemption hours are from 10am-Midnight in the Food Court. Official rules available at Club Palms inside the Palms Casino Resort.

Ellis Island: “March Madness Big TV Giveaway.” Win a 54” Plasma TV. Drawing will be held Monday, March 29 at 9 pm. Get a ticket for every 1,000 points earned in the same day throughout the month of March. Complete details are available in the Pit and Promotions Booth.

Rampart: Mystery Gift Tuesdays March 2–30. Earn 250 points and receive a FREE Mystery Gift. Limit one per customer per day. Customer keeps the points.

Eastside Cannery: 3-Course dinner special at Carve: Sundays, March 7, 14, 21, 28. Earn 1,500 base points on the same day and receive one FREE three-course dinner special in Carve. Players keep their points and receive dinner special voucher at the Players Club. Limit two vouchers per person per day. Carve is open every Sunday from 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

PT’s Pubs and Sierra Gold Taverns: Celebrate the launch of their new web sites with FREE prizes for online visitors. 15. Individuals have the opportunity to win a Nintendo Wii, Samsung Blu-Ray disc player and gift cards to PT’s and Sierra Gold taverns ranging in value from $50 to $100. Tavern guests who visit the new Web sites and sign up for special email blasts will be entered to receive the prizes. All winners will be randomly selected on April 1. Visit the new PT’s Web site at and for Sierra Gold, visit

Plaza Hotel & Casino: Enjoy Downtown Las Vegas’ newest entertainment act, Dueling Pianos, live in the Aqua Lounge every Friday and Saturday night. Sing-along, dance-along and laugh-along at Downtown Las Vegas’ only dueling piano bar. Each show features “dueling action” and is customized for the audience. From Top 40 hits and dance tunes to oldies and rock and roll classics, the Dueling Pianos can entertain any age. The act performs every Friday and Saturday night from 9pm – 1am. $2 drink specials are available at the Aqua Lounge bar.

Trump International Hotel Las Vegas: Golden Getaway offer, available through March 30. With a two-night minimum stay starting at $99 per night, the Golden Getaway offer includes a $50 hotel credit valid at DJT restaurant or The Spa at Trump as well as a 4 p.m. late checkout. Additionally, guests are invited to experience Mystère at Treasure Island with two-for-one tickets for only $79. To reserve the Golden Getaway offer, please call (866) 471-0438 and mention “Golden Getaway” or visit for more information.

Fitzgeralds: “Go Topless Convertible Car Giveaway.”  Daily drawings to spin the prize wheel now thru May 9. Grand Prize drawing will be held Sunday, May 9, at 6:00 pm. Need not be present for Final Grand Prize drawing. Complete details at club booth.

Western: Win a New Car. Play your favorite slots at the Western through March 20, and you may be the lucky winner of a brand new Hyundai Accent. Every $50 hand paid jackpot earns one drawing entry. $500 cash drawings are being held every Saturday at 8 p.m. The Grand Prize Drawing is being held March 20 at 8 p.m. See the Players Club for details.

How To Win on Slots Video - American Casino Guide author, Steve Bourie, has created a 10-minute video in which he explains how slots work and how to win on them. He also answers nine common questions that slots players have, such as: Do casinos put the "loosest" slots near the entrances?; If I play a machine and it's been losing for awhile, does that mean it's due to hit soon?; After I play a machine and leave I see that the next person who sits down wins the jackpot, would I have the won that jack pot if I had stayed at that machine? and more. Click this link to see the Slot machine video , or go to -


Ellis Island Casino: “The Meal Deal”: play for one hour in the Table Games area (any game) and receive a FREE entrée in the restaurant. Play for 2 hours, receive 2 entrees. The more hours you play, the more entrées you receive. Must be a Passport Player’s Club member. See the Fun Pit for full details.

Imperial Palace: The King’s Ransom Museum, a one-of-a-kind exhibit of Elvis Presley artifacts and priceless personal treasures opened October 21. This multi-million dollar collection is on display for the first time ever in Las Vegas, the very city where The King set up court and reigned supreme in the 1970’s. The King’s Ransom Museum provides an exciting opportunity for fans to get a rare glimpse into the life and career of one of the world’s greatest entertainers, Elvis Presley. The King’s Ransom Museum is located in the Imperial Palace’s Royal Halls, on the third floor of the casino. The exhibit is open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and admission is $10. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at The King’s Ransom Museum is scheduled to remain at Imperial Palace until April 2010. For more information, visit, or call 1-888-777-7664.

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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