Vegas Values Report for April 13, 2014

Vegas Values Report for April 13, 2014

This information is from Scot Krause, our roving reporter, who supplies us each week with information on the best Las Vegas Promotions. It’s only available here on the americancasinoguide.com web site so be sure to come back each Sunday to find out about the best values in Las Vegas.

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Here’s what we found this week…

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur: Ice Cream Party Play & Get – April 22-30. Celebrate Decatur’s 26th Anniversary with your very own ice cream party. Earn 2,500 base slot points and get a set of four colorful ice cream bowls and a $10 gift card to Baskin Robbins ice cream shop. Max 2 sets per player. See the ace | PLAY Center for complete details. Anniversary Celebration – April 22: Cake and Champagne will be served from 10 am to 6 pm.

Silverton: Silverton is offering 14X points on video reels or slots on Tax Day, Tuesday, April 15.

Orleans: FREE gifts on Mondays:  Earn 300 points, swipe your B Connected Card at any kiosk to receive voucher. Present voucher at the B Connected Club to receive FREE gift 11am-7 pm.

Monday, 4/14: Wind Chimes
Monday, 4/21: Garden Flag
Monday, 4/28: Orleans Logo Flag

Jerry’s Nugget: T-Shirts for New Members. Score a Jerry’s Nugget T-shirt by becoming a new MoreClub member. Thru April 30, receive a New Member tee when earning 100 points the same day of signing up at The MoreClub. Must have MoreClub card inserted properly into machine.

Riviera Hotel & Casino: Celebrating 59 years on the famed Las Vegas Strip with the chance to win more than $30,000 in prizes. For every 59 points earned Riviera Rewards Club members will receive an entry into a special drawing for the chance win cash prizes ranging from $59 to $5,959. Drawings will be held Saturday, April 26 every 15 minutes from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. adjacent to the casino cage. Entries are non-transferable and registration is automatic for all Riviera Rewards Club members who insert their rewards club cards into a slot machine from Sunday, April 20 at noon through Saturday, April 26 at 8:00 p.m. Complete details and a full set of rules for the Riviera 59th Anniversary promotion are available at the Riviera Rewards Center.  Sign up for Riviera Rewards in-person or online at www.rivierahotel.com.

Sam’s Town: Bonus Point Sundays in April: 11x reels, 7x video poker, 15x penny reels.

Jerry’s Nugget Casino: On National Prime Rib Day, Sunday, April 27, Jerry’s will launch its Prime Rib Eating Challenge at Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop, available for willing participants weekly Sunday – Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Prime Rib Eating Challenge includes the full consumption of the Double Cut Prime Rib meal, which consists of: Salad: dinner salad with croutons and choice of dressing, Main entrée: a 48-ounce prime rib – the thickest cut served, Sides: a baked potato and ear of corn, Bread: one piece of garlic toast, Dessert: Jerry’s Famous Banana Split. Participants are required to finish the meal in 45 minutes or less. Winners of the Prime Rib Challenge will receive an “I am King of Cow at the Jerry’s Nugget Prime Rib Challenge” t-shirt and commemorative crown, their Double Cut Prime Rib meal FREE of charge (does not include gratuity) and photo taken for the Prime Rib Hall of Fame. Participants who fail to finish the full meal in the time allotted will be required to pay for their prime rib meal valued at $41.89 (plus tax and gratuity) and will have their photo taken for the Prime Rib Hall of Shame.  Participants must be 18 or older and must present valid form of photo identification upon entry. Participants will also be required to sign a “Release of Liability” form. For the full set of challenge rules, please visit jerrysnugget.com/dining. A launch event will be held in advance of National Prime Rib Day. Details will be announced at a later date.

Caesars Palace: Venus Pool is now open for the summer. As one of the best-kept secrets in town, the European poolside paradise is the perfect summer hideaway for those looking to bask in the beautiful desert sun.  The elite summertime retreat offers guests a relaxing environment to indulge in the lap of luxury. Lush greenery engulfs the 10,000 square-foot desert sanctuary while ultra-high end dining selections and an impressive variety of hand-crafted beverages are available throughout. Sun revelers can cool off with the perfect seasonal cocktail created by Venus Pool Club’s leading team of mixologists. Prepared and topped with the freshest fruits and ingredients, the Sunsplash, Cleopatra’s Kiss and the famed Venus Mojito, among others are designed to quench any thirst. Tasty bites including pool-side grilled burgers and handmade pizzas, to fresh salads and an assortment of sushi are prepared by an all-star kitchen team. The divine daytime destination features an Olympic-sized pool and oversized gargoyle statues that surround the perimeter of the exclusive Strip-side oasis. Equipped with a pristine white décor, 14 cabanas, 10 couches, 16 daybeds and an abundance of chaise lounge chairs serving as the perfect place to catch rays, enjoy a day out with friends or just take in the pool’s stunning staff. Offering the finest in VIP services, a bevy of beautiful Goddesses encourage pool-goers to indulge their desires in luxurious amenities designed to help unwind from a late night on the town. With the hottest beats brought to the poolside retreat daily by resident DJs, Venus Pool Club is a lavish alternative to the chaos of daylife pool parties, while still remaining true to the city’s opulent lifestyle. For more information, please call (702) 650-5944.Venus Pool Club is open daily from 11 a.m. to dusk. Admission for men is $30 and women will always be FREE. 

Cannery: $5,000 Tax Relief Drawing. Every 100 same day base points earned on slots from April 1-15 gets you 1 entry. Table game players are also eligible and need to earn 12 table points for each entry. The drawing will be held at 7 p.m. on April 15.  The top prize will be $1,099 in cash and 36 winners will be awarded $109.90. Entrants must be present to win. Players can check and activate entries at the kiosks. On the drawing day, you must check-in by 6:45 p.m. to be eligible. See the Can Club for more details.

Mandalay Bay: If you mail your tax return from the parking lot at Mandalay Bay near the Shark Reef attraction on Tax Day, April 15, they will hand you a FREE admission ticket to Shark Reef!  Even if you have already filed, you can just mail an envelope addressed to the IRS from that location with a blank sheet of paper or even nothing inside and you’ll still get the ticket!  The U.S. Postal service is always on site to assist with any postage you may need and to make sure your envelopes get postmarked for April 15 (for those who do have their real tax forms inside!)

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Rampart Casino: On Fridays and Saturdays in April, Rampart Casino will host qualifier drawings for its $100,000 Cars ‘n’ Cash Giveaway. Each night, seven qualifying round winners will receive cash prizes ranging from $250 to $2,500 and an entry into the grand prize drawing. Winners must be present at the drawings to receive cash prize and entry. Resort Rewards players can start earning entries on Saturday, March 29. Every 100 points in slot play or one hour with a $10 average bet on table games earns one entry, and guests can earn two times entries on Monday-Thursday. Qualifier drawings will be held weekly at 6:15 and 8:15 p.m.; on Saturday, April 12, qualifier drawings will be held at 6:15 and 9:45 p.m. On Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 at 9:15 p.m., Rampart Casino will draw 10 lucky participants from a pool of the qualifier drawing winners. Each contestant will receive a key, and the key that starts the car will win. The winner may choose between $20,000 cash or a 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid or Toyota Avalon Hybrid. Patrons may only qualify once during the month.

New York New York: Locals receive 25% off all spa services and a FREE gift. Spa & Salon services subject to availability. Must present Nevada ID at time of service to qualify for offer. Offer not valid in conjunction with any other promotions. Must be 18 years of age. Management reserves all rights. Minimum purchase of $75 required for discount to be applied. (Ongoing until further notice.)

Riviera: Sign up to be a Riviera Rewards member and earn points for free slot play, comps and more. New members will receive 100 bonus points (day of sign-up only) for $5 free slot play or a $10 dining credit. Earn 250 points the day of signing up and get $10 in free play or $20 food comp; earn 500 points the day of signing up and receive $20 in free play or $40 food comp; earn 750 points the day of signing up and get $75 in free play and 1,000 points to receive $100 in free play. Table game players will receive $30 in chips for $20. Must be 21 or older and a new member of the Riviera Rewards Club.  Membership in the club is always free. All points must be earned same day in order to qualify for the new member bonus.  Please see the Riviera Rewards Club for complete details. Sign up for Riviera Rewards in-person at Riviera Hotel & Casino or online at www.rivierahotel.com. (Ongoing until further notice.)  

El Cortez: Throughout April, 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 a complimentary box of Russell Stover’s Candies. Players earning two tickets will receive a complimentary box of See’s Candies. Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.

Station Casinos: Launched its mobile application for smart phone users offering simplicity and convenience for guests who seek personalized Boarding Pass account and property information, want to make reservations or enjoy special offers and discounts at any of the Company’s 18 entertainment destinations.  The app is now available for download for Android and Iphone users by visiting the Google Play or Itunes stores respectively using the keyword “sclv”. The easy-to-use tile design layout features 10 categories of information including: promotions, gaming, dining, hotel, spa, entertainment, movies, meetings and property maps.  The capabilities include making reservations for restaurants, hotel stays, spa treatments and cabana rentals; purchasing gift cards as well as for looking up movie times and purchasing tickets.  Meeting and convention groups seeking conference and event space can even request a proposal all from their handheld mobile device.  The mobile app also includes current information about local Las Vegas activities such as shows and tours, along with a convenient means to purchase tickets for those venues. When the application opens, it automatically geo-locates the user to the Station Casinos’ destination closest in proximity, but also highlights the distance the user is away from other Station Casinos’ properties.  Boarding Pass loyalty card holders will enjoy the flexibility of the mobile app as now players can activate point multipliers every day, check rewards offers, view point balances, follow status credits and activate drawing entries; all activities that needed to occur before at the kiosks throughout each property.   Guests must be on property utilizing Wi-Fi to activate all point multipliers, offers and drawing entries. A personalized inbox, tied to the guest’s Boarding Pass card, will share updates, discount offers and exclusive app promotions, allowing the guest in real time to redeem or plan for an upcoming visit.

South Point: South Point Casino penny machine players who earn 500 points or 2,000 video poker points on Saturday, Sunday or Monday throughout April will qualify for South Point’s “Spin-2-Win” promotion. Once players receive 500 points, a “U-spin” button will automatically appear on their penny machines screen with the chance to win up to 100,000 points or up to $100 in free play. For more information, please visit South Point Casino’s website

El Cortez Hotel & Casino: The American Casino Guide has teamed up with the El Cortez Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to bring you a very special offer! Receive 5x points for one day (12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.), plus a 2-for-1 entrée at Café Cortez. Offer is valid through April 30, 2014. For full details on how to get this offer, go to – El Cortez Hotel & Casino Special Offer

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Ongoing April 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.

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Palace Station: Is hosting its $75,000 Big Game Bingo Event April 21-22.

South Point: $500,000 Big-Game Bingo Super Gala. South Point bingo players may purchase entries for South Point’s Bingo Super Gala event for the chance to win part of $500,000 the bingo jackpot on Monday, July 7 and Tuesday, July 8. Entries for the two-day gala are available for $350 which includes two-day gala access, one 9-ON pack of bingo cards, one food voucher and dauber per day. The bingo spectacular will offer a $250,000 daily prize pool. The gala will start with 10 warm-up games with a total purse of $10,000, followed by 19 Super Gala games for $10,000 each, and concluding with one $50,000 coverall game and one $10,000 “2nd Chance” game. Warm-up games will begin at 11:30 a.m. each day with the Super Gala beginning at 1 p.m. Doors open at 8 a.m. South Point offers gala players a special $50 room rate for Sunday, July 6 and includes a two-night hotel accommodation for Monday, July 7 and Tuesday, July 8. Entry to the Super Gala is subject to availability. For more information, please visit South Point Casino’s website.Seating is reserved so interested players should call 877-875-4697 to make a reservation. It’s through Vegas.com, so ask for the Palace Station Big Bingo event when calling.
Doors open at 8:30 a.m. both days.
Entry tickets are $99, and includes:
One, 6-on pack
2 buffet coupons, which may also be used in the restaurants for $10 off
2 complimentary daubers
Special hotel deals for players (use promo code BBGAPR)
Additional 6-on packs are $20, maximum of 20 can be purchased
Electronic games available with minimum buy-on plus three of the 6-on packs
Warm up games start at 11 a.m. Each day, $37,500 will be given away.

Bighorn/Longhorn: “Instant Slot Bonuses” in April. Natural four of a Kinds 5’s thru 10’s win an Instant Slot Bonus. 5¢, 10¢, and 20¢ players win $4 free play with a 10-coin min bet. 25¢ and 50¢ players win $10 free play with a 5-coin minimum bet.  $1 players win $20 free play, and $2 players win $40 free play with a 5-coin minimum bet. Slot and Keno jackpots of $75 or more earn $10 free play. Suited blackjack, or 3-7’s gets a $5 bonus with a $5 minimum bet on live blackjack.

Tuscany: Seniors age 50+ can get everything at 20% off every day in April with their Tuscany Player’s Club card. The offer includes rooms, spa treatments, gift shop purchases, restaurant meals, drinks in bars and lounges and other retail shop purchases. Some minor restrictions may apply. Visit the club booth for details.

Silverton: Rewards Club members who play their favorite machines every Sunday in April can earn 500 points to play the Gopher-It Kiosk Game where prizes include a chance to win up to $5,000 cash.  Kiosks are located on the casino floor and points earned must be base points only earned from 12:00 am-11:30 pm on promotion dates.

M Resort: Celebrating its 5th year with an anniversary room package special. Rates start at $95 per night with a minimum 2 night stay required. The package includes: 2-for-1 spa treatment at four-star Spa Mio, complimentary bottle of wine, complimentary in-room wireless Internet, complimentary access to the fitness center (1 per day, per person), two complimentary specialty cocktails at M Bar (with purchase of two specialty cocktails), $20 off your bill at the all-new Marinelli’s Pasta Bar, and a complimentary 5th Anniversary Long Sleeve T-Shirt. Book online at theMresort.com or call 877-673-7678 and mention HM5YR14. As an added bonus, hotel guests may decline room service for the day and receive a $5 resort coupon valid at all bars, restaurants or Spa Mio.

April Video Podcast  Five Important Things Every Slot Player Should Know with Syndicated Gaming Writer John Grochowski – In this video, syndicated gaming writer, John Grochowski, discusses five important things every slot player should know. Topics covered include: you are betting more money than you realize; past results do not affect future outcomes; higher denomination machines have higher paybacks; on video slots you don’t have to always bet maximum coins to get the maximum payback; and on progressive machines, always bet the amount needed to be eligible for the jackpot. To watch this podcast, go to http://www.americancasinoguide.com/gambling-podcasts On that page you can also access more than 90 other audio and video podcasts with various gambling experts and personalities.

Wildfire Gaming:  50+ Senior Mondays –
–  Win your share of $2500 in free slot play – guests can earn drawing entries all day long, 5 winners at each casino, results posted at midnight and winners have 24 hours to claim.
–  Bonus Point Days – $1=6 points on all video reel, video poker and slots. Must swipe at a kiosk to redeem.
–  20% off dining at Wild Grill and Brewer’s Café (available all day.)
–  Half point bowling at Wildfire Casino & Lanes.
Must be 50+ and be a Boarding Pass card holder. Available at Wildfire Sunset, Wildfire Boulder, Wildfire Rancho and Wildfire Casino & Lanes.

Club Fortune: IRS check cashing promo. “Spring into Cash”- check cashing promotion.  Cash your IRS or other government issued check at the cashier’s cage & receive an additional 5% of your check in free slot play. Get up to $150 (the max allowed) in free slot play per cashed check. You must have a “Playerreward$” card to participate, always free to join if you’re not already a member. See the cage or Playerreward$ Center for more details. Offer expires on April 30.

Cannery/Eastside Cannery: IRS tax refund check cashers can receive from $10 to $100 in free slot play when you cash your IRS tax refund check or bring in an electronic receipt at the Cannery (North Las Vegas) or Eastside Cannery (Henderson) main cages. The amount of the refund check determines how much you can receive in 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
$8500+……………..$100 FSP
Those cashing a check will also receive 1 entry into a Cruise Drawing to be held on April 30, 2014 at the Cannery North. Winner must be present for the drawing.) The tax refund check amount must be a minimum of $500. Payee(s) must be 21 years old, present valid photo ID and Can Club card. Guests will be required to sign up for a Can Club card if payee(s) does not have one. Must present Social Security card or complete a W-9 Tax Form to cash refund check. Free Slot Play will be added to payee(s) Can Club card at time of transaction. Offer expires April 30, 2014. See the casino cage(s) for details. Management reserves all rights and reserves the right to accept or deny any check. 

Las Vegas Hotel (LVH): Offering a room rate special to World Series Of Poker (WSOP) employees. Using group code ZWSOP guests will be entitled to rates of $42 plus tax per night. This year’s rate is inclusive of the resort fee whereas last year the guests had to pay extra for the resort amenities. Technically it is for employees (dealers, staff, etc.) of the WSOP but they are opening the offer this year to include not only WSOP employees but participants and people who are in town in general. Last year, before the LVH had its own poker room, it was only open to dealers who dealt on the WSOP circuit. The 2014 WSOP runs May 27 to July 14.

D/Golden Gate: Through July 31, 2014 the D and Golden Gate in downtown Las Vegas will give away 35, seven-day cruises to Mexico as part of the joint slots and video poker promotion, “Reelin’ Your Way to Mexico.”  Each month the properties will draw five winning tickets. Winners and a guest will enjoy balcony cabins as they set sail aboard Carnival Cruise’s “Miracle” Ship to the Mexican Riviera for a seven-day cruise. Players can earn tickets towards the promotion at either property by playing slots and video poker, but must be members of the respective players club to participate. Club 1906 members will earn one drawing entry for every 500 points earned in slots or video poker and Club D members will earn one drawing entry for every 100 points earned in slots or video poker. Before each monthly drawing, drums from each property will be combined and a winning ticket will be drawn.  Winners will travel on Carnival Cruise Line’s “Miracle” Ship to the Mexican Riviera.  Sailing Date: Saturday, Oct.11, 2014. Return Date: Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Port of call:  Long Beach, Calif. (Transportation to and from the port of call provided by the D and Golden Gate). Winners receive complimentary hotel accommodations Friday, Oct.10, 2014 for a pre-cruise send off party and Saturday, Oct.18, 2014 for a post-cruise on-your-own stay at either the D or Golden Gate. The earning period for drawing entries is 12:01 a.m. on the beginning of the drawing month through 8:30 p.m. on the scheduled drawing dates. All drawing entries must be redeemed at the players club, filled out completely by the player and deposited in drawing barrel. Players need not be present to win, however no substitute prizes will be offered.  Visit The D or Golden Gate for drawing dates and times, and complete details.

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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!

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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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