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Tuscany: Wednesdays in September: Play & Pour. Players earning 500 Points can receive a FREE Bottle of Wine or Liquor. Max of two per player, per day.

Silver Nugget: Through September, bring a friend to the new Wrangler Grill and receive a buy-one-get-one meal FREE.

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Eldorado/Jokers Wild Casinos: Mystery Prize Mondays in September. Win up to $100 cash. Earn 100 Base Points get a Mystery Prize.  Earn an additional 500 base points & receive up to $15 Food Credit.

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Hard Rock: Gridiron Maiden Football Contest: available Sunday, Sep. 6 – Sunday, Dec. 31. Win your share of $1,000 every week in free slot play. FREE weekly picks based on tier level. Every Wednesday – Saturday earn 250 base slot points or $25 in table theoretical for one (1) additional picks.

Silver Sevens: Monday Gift Days in September from 3-7 p.m. at the Promotion Station. Earn 1,000 points and receive a FREE gift as follows: —September 4: portable BBQ —September 11: chip & dip bowl —September 18: ceramic serving tray —September 25: 3-piece BBQ tool set

Rampart: $50,000 Whole Lotta Loot Table Drawings – Fridays & Saturdays in September at 9 p.m. Earn entries beginning Aug. 26 by playing Table Games. Earn one entry for $10 bet for an hour of play or equivalent. Win up to $5,000 cash.

SLS: September $765,000 Keys to Riches Drawings. Players will have an opportunity to be a part of a live stage game by earning entries from Sunday, Aug. 27 through Saturday, Sept. 30 for a chance at $15,000. Drawings will be held every Saturday at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with 20 winners selected at each drawing. Five winners will be brought up on stage to play a game of Keys to Riches, where the objective is to pick a key to unlock a treasure chest door. Participants have the chance to keep the prize unlocked, or unlock another door for a different prize.

South Point: To celebrate Labor Day weekend, the South Point Bingo Room will feature four $1,000 coveralls on Saturday, Sept. 2 during the 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. sessions, and on Sunday Sept. 3 during the 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. sessions. In addition, Sunday, Sept. 3 will feature a Wishball where anyone getting Bingo with any number ending in 3 will receive $500 in all sessions. On Monday, Sept. 4, the Bingo Room will feature five $1,000 coveralls during the 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. sessions.

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Rampart Casino: Earn & Redeem Buffets – Monday – Sunday •Earn & Redeem 500 same day Base points for a Lunch Buffet •Earn & Redeem 800 same day Base points for a Dinner Buffet •Vouchers are valid for seven days (maximum two vouchers per day) see Rampart Rewards Club to receive vouchers. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

Cosmopolitan: 2017 Holiday Cash Back through Dec. 10. Earn $25 for every 15,000 slot points earned. Receive 2x holiday points on Thursdays.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: Play Bingo on your birthday and receive a FREE Blue Level pack. Must be an ace/PLAY member. (Ongoing promotion.)

Silver Sevens:  Earn 1,000 base points and receive a free gift: August 28: 25-Piece Tool Kit with Light.

SLS Las Vegas: Will celebrate Labor Day Weekend with daily poolside cookouts at Foxtail Pool, complete with beer buckets and more from Friday, Sept. 1 to Monday, Sept. 4. Hotel guests and Las Vegas locals may revel in the sun at Foxtail Pool with poolside cookouts held on Saturday and Sunday, during the holiday weekend. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the grill will be fired up, preparing selections of baby back ribs and classic barbeque chicken that guests can pair with home-style coleslaw, corn on the cob and cornbread, priced at $15. Guests may cool down with their choice of Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, Budweiser or Bud Light Lime, with beer buckets priced at $35. The resort-style pool will also host a live DJ spinning hits from noon to 6 p.m. all weekend long.  SLS Las Vegas hotel guests 21 and over may cool off at Retro Pool Lounge and enjoy a full-service bar and premium cabanas, which are available for reservations, as well as an open cabana area available for all guests. More information is available at

Jerry’s Nugget: The third Jerry’s Nugget $7,250 Bingo Big Game is scheduled on September 2 at 9 p.m. Big Game tickets are on sale for $25 and includes one six-on pack, a Bonanza, and reserved seating into the 17-game event. Win on any of the four $1,000 coveralls and 13 $250 payouts. Come early for the 8 p.m. warm-up session with games paying $100 each. Doors open 7 p.m. at the Bingo Hall.

Aliante: Hot Seat table games Fridays and Saturdays in August. Twelve players will be chosen each night to win a share of $5,000 in play between 7:30-10:30 p.m.                           

Boyd Gaming: $500,000 Pick the Pros Football Contest. B Connected members can register for the FREE weekly contest beginning August 29 and begin making picks each week every Tuesday after 5 p.m. and before Sunday at 10 a.m. Ruby card holders receive three free entries; Sapphire members receive four free entries; and Emerald level members receive five free entries weekly. Each week, $30,000 will be awarded with a minimum of $10,000 guaranteed for each first-place winner. It is a weekly contest. (You do not have to participate every week to earn season long standings.) Learn more at Play at any Boyd Gaming property: Gold Coast, Orleans, Suncoast, Sam’s Town, California, Main Street Station or California (excludes Eldorado Casino and Joker’s Wild Casino.)

Hooters Casino Hotel: Offering 15% off all hotel reservations for military members as well as two welcome beverages upon checking in. Book with the Military Discount by visiting  or by calling 866-LV-HOOTS and using the promo code USAMLTRY. Must present your military ID upon check in. (Ongoing until further notice.)

South Point: “Prime Time Mondays” for Casino Club Card holders age 50 and older. Prime Time Mondays offer a $5,000 Free Slot Tournament from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tournament’s first place winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize and additional places will be rewarded with free play. In addition, guests who pay with their points will receive half point dining all day at all restaurants (Primarily Prime Rib & Baja Miguel’s are closed on Monday) and half point bingo all day. Movies will also be offered at a discounted rate of just $4 all day (additional fee for 3D & XD). This promotion is not valid on holidays or during special bingo events. (Ongoing until further notice.)

Rampart: $100,000 Multiplier Madness – every Friday & Saturday at 6:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Eight winners will be called at each drawing and can win the top prize of $6,000 in cash
Must be present to win. Drawing participants choose a prize and a multiplier off the drawing board to reveal their total prize. 100pts = 1 entry (Slots & Bingo). 10x entries Monday – Thursday.

Sunset Station: 2017 Kickoff to Football seminar with special guests, August 29, 6-7:30 p.m. held in Club Madrid. Hosted by Chuck Esposito, director of Sunset Station’s Race and Sports Book and Brian Blessing, host of Sports Book radio, am 1400 KSHP. With special guests Bernie Fratto, host of Rebel Extra; Bruce Marshall from the Gold Sheet; and Andy Isko from Gaming Today. Join us as we break down the 2017 pro football season with a group of elite guests. The evening will be filled with talk of the coming season and what to expect from your favorite pro football teams. The event is FREE and open to the public. Plus, two guests will win free entries into the Last Man Standing pro football elimination contest.

Station Casinos: The 2017-18 $750,000 Free Gridiron Glory Football Contest is a FREE, interactive pro-football contest that utilizes the Boarding Pass Rewards Kiosk to track play. It also gives guests the opportunity to include picks from Thursday games and continues into the playoffs and championship game. Contestants can register for one FREE entry by visiting a Rewards Kiosk with your Boarding Pass at any Station Casino, the Fiestas, Wildfire Gaming properties as well as the Station Casinos-managed El Cortez sports book (with a Club Cortez card). Guests make selections (up to 4 weeks at a time) and track progress throughout the life of the contest with a personalized “team helmet” that gains yardage across the football field with each correct pick. Once achieving a touchdown, players receive instant prizes including Boarding Pass points, free slot play and more each time a touchdown is scored by their “team helmet.” Players advance by making correct weekly team picks; picks can be made on Thursday, Sunday and Monday Pro Football games. In total, $750,000 will be awarded in total cash and prizes throughout the pro football season and through the championship game, with up to $15,000 in cash prizes awarded each week. First place wins $10,000; and an additional $5,000 will be split among tiebreakers, in the event of a tie. Guests can advance to the playoffs by playing all 17 weeks or scoring three touchdowns during the regular season. Playoffs picks include prop bets, over/under and game outcomes for an additional $50,000 in cash prizes. All post-season contestants will be entered to play in the Big Game, which awards another $50,000 in cash prizes, and the first place winner receives $25,000. Gridiron Glory is available for play throughout 20 sports book and sports lounge locations including all Station Casinos, the Fiestas, Palms, Wildfire Gaming properties and the Station Casinos-managed El Cortez sports book. Season standings will be available via both the Rewards Kiosk and online at

Lucky Dragon: Lucky Sundays. Dragon Club members who earn fifty points will receive a giveaway item as follows: Aug 27- choose between multiple options; and Sept 3 – football.

Wildfire Gaming: 2017 College Clash II FREE College Football Contest that will offer $500 in weekly cash prizes. The grand prize winner will receive a trip for two to the 2018 Rose Bowl Game. All contestants must have a Boarding Pass card to play. Registration is underway, and players may enter the contest at any time, there’s no registration deadline. The weekly contest is based on choosing 10 team selections weekly against the line. It will begin in the sports books Saturday, September 9 and conclude with the end of the regular college football season. The weekly contest selection sheets will be available in the sports books beginning Monday, September 5 and will be available every Wednesday during the contest. One point will be awarded for each winning selection, and the weekly prize money will be awarded to the contestant who has the most points that week. If contestants are tied, the money will be split among them. Contestants are allowed one entry per person, and anyone with more than one entry will be eliminated. Weekly prizes are awarded as follows: First place, $250 cash, Second place, $150 cash and Third place, $100 cash. The grand prize trip will be awarded to the contestant who earned the most contest points during the 2017 College Clash II. The grand prize includes two tickets for the 2018 Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, Calif., scheduled for Jan. 1, 2018; hotel accommodations and round trip airfare for two. The grand prize winner may choose a cash equivalent prize of $1,500 in lieu of the trip. College Clash II is available for play at Wildfire Gaming properties with a sports book including Wild Wild West, Barley’s, Wildfire Sunset, Wildfire Rancho, Wildfire Casino & Lanes and Wildfire Boulder.

El Cortez: During August, win a signature “We Make Winners” t-shirt or $10 – $1,000 in free play with qualifying jackpots of $200 or more.

South Point: Coronado Café offers a delicious selection of graveyard specials from midnight to 6 a.m. Guests can select from a specially prepared menu featuring Buttermilk Biscuits and Gravy ($2.95), Two Eggs with Bacon or Sausage ($3.45), Steak and Eggs ($4.95), Pancake Sandwich ($3.95), Ham Steak and Eggs ($3.95) and a Cheeseburger ($3.95). All guests must be 21 or older with a valid form of ID. (Ongoing until further notice.)

Orleans: Lucky Monday Table Drawings, Monday August 28, two winners at 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm, four winners at 10pm. A total of 10 winners win $500 in live chips.

Stratosphere: Play to Earn Beach Tote. •August 1 – 31; •Earn 1,500 base points and receive a Stratosphere beach tote; •Limit two (2) per account; •Must be an ace l PLAY member. See ace l PLAY Center or website for more details.

Silver Sevens: Monday Gift Days. Every Monday from 2- 6 p.m. at the Promotion Station, earn 1,000 points and receive a free gift —August 28: 25-Piece tool kit with light.

M Resort: Hot Seat Table Games. Fridays and Saturdays now through Sept. 30, from 7–10 p.m., one Hot Seat Winner will receive $100 in promo chips plus $25 instant cash if playing any side bet. The promotion will run every 15 minutes, and all other players at the same table receive a $25 free bet.

Stratosphere: August Fuel for Fun Gas Card Giveaway: •August 1 -31 •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.

Tuscany: School Supplies for Free Play. Donations accepted every day in August. $10 donation = $10 in free slot play – with receipt. School supplies accepted: backpacks, notebooks, crayons, pencils, glue sticks, folders, scissors and erasers.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: 7x slot points Thursdays in August.

Stratosphere: New Member Buffet Bonanza through September 30. New members can earn up to two free buffets. Earn 200 base points in the first 24 hours of sign-up and receive 1st Free buffet. Earn 500 base points in the first 24 hours of sign-up and receive 2nd Free buffet. Must be an ace l PLAY member. See ace l PLAY Center or website for more details.

Downtown Grand: Gamblers Special Menu available through August 31; 24/7. Gamblers Specials in Freedom Beat. Specials on Freedom Beat menu will be identified with a “GR” for Grand Rewards.  50% off “Gambler Special” voucher must be presented to server to receive special. Vouchers are available for redemption at the Grand Rewards Booth or Cashier. Menu Items:—$8.50 Prime Rib (Valid on Friday, Saturday & Sundays ONLY); —$5.50 Burger; —$4.50 Half Sandwich and Soup; —$7.50 Steak & Eggs; —$5.00 Eggs Any Way You Want; and —$4.50 Flapjacks. Maximum of one (1) 50% off “Gambler Special” voucher per Grand Rewards Member per promotional day. “Gambler Special” voucher is valid for one (1) qualified food items only. See the Grand Rewards Players club for details and official rules.

Downtown Grand: Grand Rewards Players Club members will earn $1 Grand Buck for every 250 base points earned daily, now thru November 5. Grand Rewards Players Club members can use their Grand Bucks to redeem for gifts in the show room on November 4 & 5, 2017. Grand Bucks will be able to be redeemed for gifts like kitchenware, electronics, home living, outdoor living, travel accessories and jewelry including name brands such as Samsung, Kenneth Cole, Weber, JBL, Sony, Coach, Conair, Hamilton Beach, TUMI, Dirt Devil and more. Join in the last Wednesday of every month to win your share of 10,000,000 bonus points that are redeemable for Grand Bucks. Every Wednesday Grand Rewards Players Club members are eligible to pick free envelope(s) for bonus points that are only valid towards Grand Bucks. Number of free envelopes is dependent on card tier: White – One free envelopel; Silver – Two free envelopes; and Black – Three free envelopes. Additional envelopes can be earned for every 250 points earned that promotional Wednesday. Envelopes can be redeemed at the Grand Rewards Players Club each promotional Wednesday from 10 a.m. – midnight.

Silver Sevens: Through August 31, play your favorite table and slot games to receive a FREE William Hill Sports Bet with certain lucky hands. —All Hand Pay Slots: Receive a $25 Sports Bet when you hit a $1,200+ Jackpot —Blackjack: Receive a $10 Sports Bet when your hand contains a suited blackjack. (Hand must contain an ace and face card with the same suit) —Double Double Bonus Video Poker: Receive a $10 Sports Bet with a hand of four aces while playing Double Double Bonus. (Applies to quarter denominations and above with a max bet wager.)

Luxor: Fantasy is offering two-for-one ticket special available now through Thursday, Aug. 31 for Las Vegas locals. The seductive show will offer guests with a valid Nevada ID two tickets for the price of one. Following the show, guests are invited to a meet and greet opportunity with the cast for photos and autographs. Tickets are available for purchase at the Luxor box office, online at or by calling 702.262.4400.

Cosmopolitan: Monday evenings through Labor Day, the Marquee at Boulevard Pool transforms into a colossal movie screen, showing popular films high above the Las Vegas Strip. From classic films to modern blockbusters, take a dip or lounge poolside as you sip on handcrafted cocktails and enjoy traditional movie snacks under the stars. Doors open at 7 PM. Movies begin at 7:30 PM. $5 for non-hotel guests or complimentary for hotel guests and children under 5. No advance tickets or reservations – all tickets purchased are processed at the door on the night of the movie. The pool remains full and is available for swimming and lounging during the movie. Entrance is on Level 3, via Eastside escalators. For a list of movies visit check:  (Note: Cosmopolitan now charges for parking. Call ahead to see if they will validate parking for these events.)

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