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April Video PodcastEight Tips to Become a Winning Blackjack Player: Part One – with Blackjack Expert Henry Tamburin – This is part one of a two-part video in which blackjack expert Henry Tamburin discusses eight tips to become a winning blackjack player. Topics covered include: scouting the tables to find the best games, learning basic strategy, using advanced techniques such as composition dependent strategy, and having your play rated to earn comps.To watch this video, go to On that page you can also access more than 100 other video podcasts with various gambling experts and personalities.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: Earn 300 base slot points Wednesday, April 26 and receive a Power Bank portable phone charger gift. Maximum of one gift per person. While supplies last.

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Orleans: Celebrate National Prime Rib Week, April 24 – 27. The Prime Rib Loft will be offering a FREE glass of selected House Wines with the purchase of any entrée. Receive $5 off from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm on All Prime Rib Selections (21 day dry aged). Plus: appetizers from $5.

Fiesta Henderson:  Kentucky Derby seminar, led by race experts Jerry J. and Ralph Siraco, from 1-3 p.m. on May 4 in the property’s race book. Everyone 21 and older is welcome, and there will be giveaways throughout the FREE event.

Sam’s Town: Artisan Craft Festival, Sunday, April 23.  Discover one of a kind gifts and keepsakes not found in any store. Over 60 local artisans and crafters with 1000’s of original items and gifts to choose from for any occasion. This is the premier fine art, jewelry, crafts show in Las Vegas. Entertainment, games, contests and gifts from sponsors and vendors. This is the must attend event of the Arts and Craft world in Las Vegas. From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Ponderosa Ballroom. Admission is FREE!  Additional dates: Sunday, September 10; Sunday, October 8; and Sunday, December 3 (Cowboy Christmas Show).

SLS Las Vegas: On Saturday, May 6, SLS Las Vegas invites guests to experience the excitement of the Kentucky Derby at Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book with mint juleps, a limited edition William Hill souvenir glass and all the racing action on more than 50 high-definition televisions. Wagers of $20 or more on the most exciting two minutes in sports will be rewarded with a complimentary Kentucky Derby souvenir glass courtesy of William Hill, limited to one per guest while supplies last. Additionally, Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book, Center Bar and Northside Café & Chinese Kitchen will offer $6 mint juleps throughout Derby weekend, Friday May 5 through Sunday, May 7. The Kentucky Derby offer is valid for hotel guests and visitors with an SLS Las Vegas Rewards card. Registration for the rewards card is complimentary and available at the SLS Las Vegas Rewards desk from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and from 10 a.m. to midnight on weekends.

South Point: Club members have the chance to win complimentary lunch or dinner at the Garden Buffet every Monday through Thursday throughout April. To win one free lunch buffet, slot machine players must earn 300 same day base slot points between 3 a.m. and 1 p.m. Club members can earn a complimentary dinner buffet by winning 600 same day base slot points before 8 p.m. To receive complimentary buffet tickets, Club members must present their IDs and swipe their Casino Club card at any kiosk to verify their points by 2 p.m. for a lunch buffet and by 9 p.m. for a dinner buffet. Players must then redeem their lunch and/or dinner tickets at any Casino Club kiosk between 7 a.m. and midnight to receive their complimentary Garden Buffet coupons. All players must be 21 years of age or older and can only be awarded one complimentary lunch or dinner buffet per day per player, based on same day play points. Complimentary buffet coupons are valid Monday through Thursday only and expire May 4, 2017.

El Cortez: Gear up for a special Cinco de Mayo celebration at El Cortez all day on Friday, May 5. All day, guests who purchase a $5 Patron drink from all casino bars receive a ticket for complimentary tacos or guacamole and chips. Between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m., guests will enjoy free chips and salsa at all bars with purchase of Patron. Guests who purchase any Patron drink will receive a ticket for street tacos or guacamole and chips, to be redeemed at a taco stand outside of Ike’s Bar on Fremont Street. A mariachi band will stroll throughout the casino playing music from 9-11 p.m.

Jerry’s Nugget: On Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays (April 23, 26, 28 and 30), guests playing with a MoreClub card on any slots, video poker, or video keno device can qualify for a Hot Seat $10 free slot play reward. 40 winners will be randomly selected each day from 12 midnight to 11:59 p.m. There is no limit to the amount of times a player may win during the Hot Seat Free Play Giveaway.

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Green Valley Ranch: Rock Shot Bingo lineup includes Pizza Rock Shot Bingo nights on April 30 and May 28. For $25 per guest, they receive 10 electronic bingo games with 30 cards each. The evening is catered by Green Valley Ranch Resort’s Pizza Rock, where everyone gets free pizza, and when someone at your table wins, everyone gets a shot. Winners receive prizes in addition to cash. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the game starts at 9 p.m.

Tuscany: Every day, PUB 365 hosts Happy Hour with food and drink specials available 3 – 6 p.m. daily and 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. nightly. Food specials include 50 cent chicken wings; $2 slow roasted chicken or carnitas tacos; $2 certified Angus beef sliders; $5 pork or veal bratwurst; $3 beer battered onion rings; and $1 pub chips. Select beers and house wine are available starting at $3.65. (Ongoing until further notice.)

Sam’s Town: Every Monday and Tuesday in April B Connected members may play slots or table games to earn entries for the “Tuesday $25,000 Tornado” cash drawing. Sam’s Town will hold two (2) nightly drawings on the 2nd floor in Tourney Town near Bingo, at 4:15 pm and 6:15 pm. Fifty (50) winners will be selected in each drawing, to win a share of $2,500.  

Golden Nugget: Flower Power Gaming Giveaway – April 24 – 27. Win up to $5,000 in Free Slot Play or Promo Chip prize in the Flower Power Gaming Giveaway. Choose one flower from the tree when earning 3,000 Tier Credits. Redeem three total flowers during earning period.

Texas Station: Swing into Spring Gifts, Tuesday, April 25, 10 am – 9 pm.  Earn a Vodka gift for 200 points. Chairman, President & Platinum receive 1st gift FREE. Earn a second gift for an additional 200 points or earn an additional 300 points and receive the special “Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka.”

Silverton: Earn & Win Picnic Blanket, April 27. Rewards Club members who earn 1,500 points may redeem those points for a Picnic Blanket. Swipe card at any kiosk to redeem voucher, limit one per person

Hard Rock: $30,000 Freestyle Fridays through Friday, April 28. —Join & Win: Sign up for Backstage Pass = 10 Entries. —Swipe & Win (based on card tier): 10X Entries Every Monday for Slot Players – —Play & Win: 200 Base Slot Points or $10 Table Theoretical = 1 Entry – —Prizes Include: Free Slot Play, Promotional Chips & Hard Rock Merchandise —Drawing Dates & Times: Friday April 14, 21 and 28 at 5:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Hooters Hotel Casino: Wings Wednesdays: Receive 10 boneless wings, tossed in your choice of sauce, with fries and your choice of bleu cheese or ranch dressing, all for $8.99. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

Casablanca/Virgin River (Mesquite): 2x slot points on all machines Wednesdays & Thursdays in April. Earn cashback twice as fast, Wednesdays & Thursdays in April and on Easter Sunday, April 16.

Palms: Monday, April 24: Pearl Payout – Win free slot play, cash (up to $1,000), dining offers, gifts and more – guaranteed. Earn 5 slot, video poker or table games points to play. Swipe at kiosk.

Sunset Station: Will host Fourth Annual Pro Football Draft Day Party, April 27. Watch your favorite pro football teams as they select new members of their squads during Sunset Station’s Fourth Annual Draft Day Party. Attendees can watch all the draft action on three, huge HD screens while they have a chance to win pro football caps and more. Hosted by Brian Blessing, host of Sports Book radio, am 1400 KSHP, the first 400 people at the party will receive a “Get Drafted” t-shirt, while supplies last. The event is FREE and open to the public, and there will be specials on draft beer and shots, with stadium food starting at $2. Doors open at 3:30 p.m., in Club Madrid. April 27.

Rampart Casino: Will give away $20,000 in total Free Slot Play Hot Seats, Thursdays in April. One winner chosen every 15 minutes from 2-8 p.m. Card holders win $200 Free Slot Play. Once an hour, a table game player will also be chosen.

Lucky Dragon: LUCKY Saturday, April 29. Lucky Dragon is giving away $30,000 in promo chips throughout the month of April every Saturday at 8 p.m. Ten $500 winners and one $2,500 winner will be chosen. Details are available at the club booth.

Tuscany: Has opened a non-smoking area on its casino floor, featuring over 60 slot and video poker games, as the property continues to create ways to accommodate all guests. The new gaming area can be found near PUB 365 on the casino’s east side. (Ongoing until further notice.)  For more information on Tuscany Suites & Casino, please visit

Tropicana: Tropicana Las Vegas is celebrating 60 years on the Las Vegas Strip with an array of month-long April specials. Known as the second-longest standing property on The Strip, guests are invited to join in the celebration with a wide-range of offerings, from food and beverage to entertainment, available throughout the month of April.  60th-anniversary promotions for the month include:  —60-cent Champagne at Tropicana Lounge. Raise a glass and drink to 60 years at Tropicana Las Vegas. Guests are invited to cheers to the anniversary celebration with 60-cent Champagne at Tropicana Lounge. This special offer is available throughout the month of April, while supplies last.  —$60-multi-course menu at Biscayne Steak Sea and Wine. Biscayne features a twist on the classic steakhouse. Guests are welcome to experience a special anniversary-inspired multi-course menu, available for $60 per person (excludes tax and gratuity). Locals and tourists alike will be treated to signature dishes such as the Biscayne wedge (baby iceberg, pickled red onion, bleu cheese, bacon vinaigrette); beef tenderloin (mashed potatoes); and key lime tart (poached strawberries), to name a few.  —Six all-new shows inside Tropicana Theater. Tropicana Theater features a variety of shows with a little something for everyone. From the Food Network star Robert Irvine’s live cooking show to the American funk and rhythm and blues band Kool & The Gang, the infamous entertainer Andrew “Dice Man” Dice Clay for a special one-night-only engagement and much more, guests are invited to enjoy the following shows coming to the Tropicana Theater this April. Tickets can be purchased at the Tropicana box office, by calling (800) 829-9034 or online at

Plaza: Offering Super Spin Bingo Promotion throughout April. Played on a 5 ft. high by 10 ft. long, high definition screen in the bingo room, the computerized Super Spin Bingo game offers bingo players more ways to win and creates a new level of excitement in the Plaza’s popular bingo room. Every player in each bingo session in April will receive a raffle ticket when they buy in for the session (limit one raffle ticket per player per session). During the session, a ticket will be drawn and a winner will be announced. The winning raffle ticket holder (Winner) will spin the Promotion Wheel, sponsored by Gaming Arts. (Winner must be present to spin or another raffle ticket will be drawn until a Winner is present). What players can win: • When the spin lands on a non-multiplier prize, the Winner will be given a voucher for that prize. • If the spin lands on 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X, or 10X multiplier, a Money Prize wheel will appear on the screen and the Winner will spin the Money Prize wheel with a second spin. • The Money Prize wheel consists of various dollar amounts that will be multiplied by the multiplier from the Winner’s first Promotion Wheel spin, and a $1,000 Grand Prize.  (Note: The $1,000 Grand Prize will not be multiplied by the Promotion Wheel multiplier.)   • If the spin lands on the $1000 Grand Prize the Winner will be issued a $1000 cash voucher. • All cash prize Winners will be issued a cash voucher, which must be redeemed at the cashier’s cage in the casino.

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur: 29th Anniversary Celebration for Arizona Charlie’s Decatur. Earn 200 points and receive an Anniversary T-shirt. Red & Green card players get first shirt free and can earn points for a second shirt.  Limit one earned T-shirt per person. Complimentary Cake & Champagne will be served from Noon – 6 pm at the entrance, Friday, April 28.

Silverton: Rewards Card members have a chance to earn entries into the drawing April 2-29 with 200 points for each entry. Drawings will be held Saturdays in April at 7 p.m. with 10 winners each night. Earn 10x entries on Saturdays and the chance to win a car during the bonus game.

Main Street Station and California: Kool Hula Moola Giveaway. Giving away cash and more from April 24-28. Two drawings will be held each night where four winners will be selected. Drawings will be held at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. See B Connected for complete details.

Stratosphere: April Fuel for Fun Gas Card Giveaway, April 1 – 30. Earn 10,000 base points and receive (1) $50 Chevron gas card. A maximum of (2) $50 Chevron gas cards can be earned per person during the promotion. Must be an ace l PLAY member. See ace l PLAY Center or website for more details.

Cosmopolitan: The Secret Door $50,000 Giveaway, April 27 – 29. Identity Members can earn drawing tickets for a chance to win a share of $50,000. Players may earn one drawing ticket for every 5,000 Identity slot points from 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 27 through 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 29. Prizes awarded in Identity Play range from $250 for tenth place to $20,000 for first place and $10,000 for second place.

SLS Las Vegas: Celebrates National Beer Day with a month-long “Tap Takeover” at Umami Burger, Beer Garden and Sports Book, featuring drafts by Lost Coast Brewery exclusively for the month of April. The Northern Californian microbrewery will feature popular brews on five of Umami Burger’s taps, including: Great White, a crisp and refreshing Belgian-style white; Sharkinator White IPA, a dry-hopped riff on Great White; Tangerine Wheat, a wheat beer with a kick of citrus for a crisp finish; Downtown Brown, the signature brown ale that’s lightly hopped and features chocolate and caramel malts; and Alleycat Amber, a full-flavored amber brewed with roasted caramel malts. The Lost Coast Brewery Tap Takeover selections are priced at $9 for a 14-ounce draft, $15 for a 25-ounce draft, and $27 for a 50-ounce souvenir yard. On Tap Takeover Tuesdays, buy any Tap Takeover 14-ounce draft and get another FREE (limit one per guest.) Guests may pair their draughts with Umami Burger’s award-winning menu selections, including the restaurant’s signature Umami Burger—a hand-formed patty of house-ground premium steak, topped with a Parmesan frico, shiitake mushrooms, roasted tomato, caramelized onions and Umami ketchup.

Aliante Casino: Take home up to $10,000 in cash with Aliante’s Flower Power pull tabs promotion, held Fridays and Saturdays in April. Earn 250 points then swipe at the kiosk to redeem your pull tab prize. Plus, play all month long to earn drawings into the $20,000 Flower Power Drawing. Twenty-five winners will be selected on Sunday, April 30 at drawings held at 7:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m., where you can win your share of $15,000 in free slot play and much more.

South Point: Bingo Room will host a $1 Million Extravaganza Bingo Event Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22. Buy-in tickets are now available for $495, which includes one 9-ON pack for July 21 and 21, food coupons and dauber. Ticketholders will have the opportunity to play up to 60 games each day, with $1,000, $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000 going to the winner of each game, with the coverall winner earning $100,000.  Each day the doors will open at 10 a.m., with 15 warm up games beginning at 1 p.m. with $1,000 winnings each game, and extravaganza games beginning at 2:30 p.m. In addition, South Point will offer 15 Late Bird games on Friday and Saturday where players can win $1,000 per game. Extra 6-ON packs are available for $25, with a maximum of 16 additional packs per day in electronic units and a maximum of two paper packs. Additional 3-ON coverall strips are available for $5 each, with a maximum of 25 3-ON electronic strips. Electronic players must purchase a minimum of two additional 6-ON packs for a total of $50 per day. Players will also receive a special room offer for the days leading up to the event. Players who purchase a room for Thursday, July 20 for $75 will receive Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 free plus tax and resort fee. No refunds can be made after Friday, July 7. For more information, call 702-796-7111 ext. 77136, call toll-free 1-844-846-8689 or visit the South Point website.

Station Casinos: Will be launching “StationPlay”, a free online social gaming application, in the second quarter of 2017.  This innovative application will offer players the opportunity to play–for free–hundreds of their favorite casino games, and the ability to earn Boarding Pass points redeemable at any of Station Casinos’ twenty properties located throughout the Las Vegas valley. Developed in partnership with GAN, a leading developer and supplier of social gaming software, services and content, the application will be fully integrated with Station Casinos’ award-winning Boarding Pass Program and will be available on desktop and mobile.  StationPlay will also feature industry-leading gaming content, thereby allowing players to enjoy their favorite slot, video poker, table game, bingo and poker products, along with tournament games. This new application will provide Boarding Pass members an additional benefit under the “My Rewards” component of the Boarding Pass program, which now allows guests to earn points for spending at both gaming and non-gaming amenities. To learn more about Stations and the new app, visit:

Silver Sevens Casino: “Nifty 50 Slot Tournament” every Wednesday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. for a chance to win up to $1,000. Platinum members receive 1 free entry. All guests 50+ receive a bonus entry. All other guests receive their first entry by earning 300 points. There is no limit to how many times you can enter. Register in the Corona Cantina starting at 10:30 a.m. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

South Point: South Point poker players can qualify for the $175,000 Freeroll Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament, which will be held Monday, June 12 through Wednesday, June 14 at starting at 6 p.m. with finals taking place on Saturday, June 17 at 10 a.m. All players will start with $10,000 chips and $100 in cash. To qualify for the tournament, players must earn 100 hours of live poker play through Wednesday, May 31. Players with 100 to 149 monthly hours of game play will receive a $25 add-on for $10,000 in additional chips. Those who play over 150 hours will receive a $25 add-on for $20,000 in additional chips. Guests can also earn up to $4 in hourly cash bonuses and take advantage of a daily early bird bonus from 9 to 11 a.m. which earns players double the comps and hours. Third place will win $10,000, second will win $15,000 and first place will take home $35,000 in cash.

Cosmopolitan: The Cosmopolitan Million Point Club. Players have the ability to earn slot points now through May 31, 2017 to qualify for the Million Point Club event, June 1 – 3. The event weekend will include a $100,000 Winner-Take-All Slot Tournament, a $100,000 Identity Play Drawing and a custom BMW M4 giveaway. Guests are also guaranteed a complimentary cruise for two and $2,000 in Identity Play if they qualify for the event. For more information, contact Casino Services at 855-254-5521.

Cannery: Monday Player Deal Days. 50 percent off food purchases when paying with points; 10x drawing entries; a 3x point multiplier; plus the chance to win up to $500 when you earn 150 same-day base points.

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