Vegas Values Report for February 23, 2014

Vegas Values Report for February 23, 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…

February Video Podcast Best Strategies for Blackjack, Craps & 2 More Games with Michael “Wizard of Odds” Shackleford – In this video Michael Shackleford, who is also known as the “Wizard of Odds” and the author of “Gambling 102,” gives a quick rundown on the best strategies for playing four popular casino games: Blackjack, Craps, Mississippi Stud and Sic Bo. 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.

Station Casinos/Fiestas: Feb. 24-28: $1=10 points slots. Swipe at kiosk to activate.

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Hooters: Gaming Promotions for Sunday and Monday, February 23 & 24. Hot Seat Drawings Noon to 4 pm Sunday Only. Bonus Play Drawings will award $100 of Bonus Play each drawing. Bonus Play Drawings will be held at: 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm and 4:00pm on Saturday and Sunday only. 10X points on reel and video reel slot machines Monday only (some machines excluded.) Receive a $5 Match Play voucher, good on table games from your server at Hooters or Mad Onion with your paid check.

Orleans: Tuesday March 4, come Celebrate Fat Tuesday at the Orleans. 7x Points Video Poker and 11x Reels – Must swipe at kiosk to activate before playing. Mardi Gras parade 2-8 pm, Bead Giveaways, Mardi Gras Party Pit, Free Hurricane Drink with a Souvenir Cup when you earn 20 slot points or $20 buy in at the pit.

Golden Nugget: Will kick off the start of Big Easy Week in honor of Mardi Gras with a night of mystery at the fourth annual Masquerade Ball on Saturday, March 1. Partygoers are invited to dress to impress and dance the night away at Gold Diggers, a downtown nightclub hotspot with spectacular balcony views of the Fremont Street Experience. Tickets bought in advance are $15 per person or $25 per couple. Tickets bought at the door are $20 per person. All tickets include complimentary Mardi Gras masks and beads and doors will open at 8 p.m. To book tickets or for more information, call 866-946-5336.

Tuscany Casino: Seniors age 50+ can get everything at 20% off every day in February and March with your 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 restrictions may apply. Visit the club booth for details.

Silverton: March: Table Games Drawings. Dates: Wednesdays, March 5, 12, 19, & 26. A drawing at 8 p.m. every Wednesday in March will be held for qualifying Silverton Rewards Club members at the Silverton Main Pit. Winners must be present and present the matching half of the ticket to collect their winnings. Each drawing will have 10 winners. Players will earn one drawing ticket by achieving one of the following outcomes while playing your favorite table games or by being a rated player. Earn Double Drawings entries every Wednesday from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Craps: 2, 3, or 12 on the come out roll
Roulette: Any Winning Straight Up Bet
Blackjack: Player or Dealer is Dealt any Blackjack
Fortune Pai Gow: Any Three of a Kind or Better
Three Card Poker: Any Pair or Better
Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em: Any Three of a Kind or Better (including community hand)
Players can win $1,000 in cash or non negotiable chips. **Prizes will be awarded based in the order in which the winners are drawn and verified.

Suncoast: 20X points on all Buffalo slot machines every Monday and Wednesday in February. Valid from 3:00 am – 11:59 pm every Monday and Wednesday in February.  Swipe at kiosk prior to playing to activate. See B Connected club for details.

Aliante Casino: Will offer fans the chance to become heroes of the hardwood with the March Mayhem Bracket Contest for the 2014 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament beginning Thursday, March 20. Players Club members may register for the March Mayhem Bracket Contest by selecting a winner for selected games in the 68-team tournament. The contestant with the most correct selections after the first four days and the first eight days, respectively, will each earn $1,000. The top four winners at the end of the tournament will earn cash plus a percentage of the prize pool. Registration is priced at $20 per entry, with all entry fees added directly to the prize pool in addition to a $5,000 bonus from Aliante. The contest opens for enrollment beginning on Saturday, March 8, and culminates with the NCAA Men’s Championship Game on Monday, April 7. The Race & Sports Book will offer jumbo dogs for $3 each, or two for $5, along with Budweiser products for $2 during all tournament games. Patrons will also enjoy side items such as popcorn and chips.

El Cortez Hotel & CasinoThe American Casino Guide has teamed up with the El Cortez Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to bring you two special offers! #1 – Receive the special casino rate when staying in the hotel, plus get 5x points for one day (12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.) and a 2-for-1 entrée at Café Cortez! Plus, each day that you earn 2,000 base points (Sun-Thurs) or 3,000 base points (Fri-Sat/Holidays), your room will be FREE for that night! Or, #2 – 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 these offers, go to El Cortez Hotel & Casino Special Offer

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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.

Ongoing February 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.

FREE Alamo Discount Coupons – The American Casino Guide has three FREE coupons from Alamo that can save you money on your next car rental and they are all valid through 12/31/14.

FREE National Car Rental Discount CouponsThe American Casino Guide has three FREE coupons from National that can save you money on your next car rental and they are all valid through 12/31/14.

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. 

LVH (Las Vegas Hotel): Earn 200 points and receive a FREE Cheese Grater from February 22-28.

Eldorado Casino (Henderson):  Every Saturday in February: The Fabulous 50’s Slot Dollar Giveaway.  50 Hot Seat Winners will win $50 Slot Dollars from 9 am-9 pm.

El Cortez: Bugsy Siegel’s Birthday Specials – Friday, Feb. 28. Toast to Bugsy Siegel, who owned the El Cortez for a brief six months in 1945, with a $5 Old Fashioned and Cigar special in The Parlour Bar for the day.

Suncoast: Desert Productions invites Las Vegas to bring their singing, dancing, magic and other variety-act talents to the Suncoast Showroom stage for “Las Vegas Has Talent!,” a FREE variety show that began Tuesday, February 18. Each Tuesday for 12 weeks, top local talents selected from an online applicant pool will face off in a FREE, 2 p.m. show at the Suncoast Showroom.  Each show will be hosted by multi-talented Las Vegas local Doug Starks of “The Rat Pack is Back” at the Sahara Hotel & Casino. In order to compete, contestants must sign up in advance at DesertProductionsLV.com, on the Las Vegas Has Talent page. All contestants must be 18 years of age or older. Applications will be accepted through April 8; the sooner applicants submit their materials, the sooner they will be selected for performance in the early rounds of competition. Applications will be screened for quality of performance, originality, stage presence and audience appeal; selected applicants will be contacted to coordinate the date of their featured performance.  At initial competition rounds, six contestants will face off for the right to advance to the quarterfinals. Contestants will be judged on quality of performance, originality, stage presence and audience applause, with three performers selected each week to advance in the competition. A panel of surprise celebrity guest judges and audience applause are the deciding factors of who moves on in the competition. Quarterfinal shows will occur every third week throughout the twelve week run with three of the quarter finalists moving on to the semi-final competition, to be held on April 29. Six semifinalists will then face off in a final showdown on Tuesday, May 6, where one grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize and a chance to make a guest appearance in the Suncoast’s long-running variety show, Variety at The Suncoast. Variety at The Suncoast starts at 2 pm every Thursday at the Suncoast Showroom. Audience members must 21 or over and have a B Connected card to attend.

South Point: Throughout February, South Point Club members who earn points Saturday through Monday will receive a prize. Players who earn 500 base points on video poker machines or 200 base points on slot or reel machines are eligible to receive that week’s Freebie February weekly gift. Players who earn points during Freebie February dates are not required to redeem earned points for prizes. The weekly gifts will be available for pick up the following Wednesday through Friday. For more information, please visit South Point Casino’s website.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: Carnival of Cash, Comps and Free Slot Play – February 10-28. For every 1,000 base points earned during the promotional period player receives a chance to play the promotion at the kiosk which reveals a prize. The prizes are free slot play, dining credits, complimentary bingo packs, a gift from the ace | PLAY center or drawing entries.  Each week at the designated drawing date and time, one (1) winner will be randomly selected for a $10,000 cash grand prize.  Winners have 5 minutes to claim the $10,000 Grand Prize in cash at the designated winner’s stage. If the winner is not present within 5 minutes and producing valid identification, the winner will have 24-hours to claim a consolation prize of $5,000 cash at the Casino Cage.  On Friday, February 28, a final drawing will take place for $10,000, along with any unclaimed consolation cash prizes from prior drawings. The number of total drawings will be determined by the number of unclaimed cash prizes ($5,000 each) from prior the prior four drawings. For example:  if no one claims the cash consolation prize of $5,000 from the drawing on Saturday, February 15 and Friday, 21, there will be two additional drawings after the Grand Prize drawing on Friday, February 28th. At the final drawing, if the Grand Prize winner is not present within 5 minutes, the winner will have 24-hours to claim a consolation prize of $5,000 cash. If an Unclaimed Cash Prize winner is not present within 5 minutes, the winner will have 24-hours to claim a consolation prize of $250 in Free Slot play. All consolation prizes from the final drawing must be claimed no later than 6:15 p.m. on March 1.
Drawing Dates/Times/Amounts:
·  Drawing #3: Friday, February 21, at 8:15 pm, $10,000
·  Drawing #4: Saturday, February 22, at 6:15 pm, $10,000
Final Drawing:  Friday, February 28, at 6:15 pm  – $10,000 + any unclaimed from prior week’s unclaimed consolation prize of $5,000 cash.

Hard Rock: Bonus points: 20x slots and video reels and 7x video poker every Thursday in February.  Must swipe in at kiosk to activate.

Silver Sevens: Hot Seat Happy Hours every Tuesday in February. Every 15 minutes from 2 pm to 5 pm, a random A-Play Club Member wins $150 in cash. Must have A-Play Club Card inserted to win Happy Hours specials include: $1 Pabst Blue Ribbon, $2 Corona’s and $3 well drinks.

Cannery and Eastside Cannery: $5,000 nightly Cash Prizes Sundays and  Thursdays from 3-8 pm at each property in February. 50 winners per night per property, 10 per hour.  Randomly selected “Hot Seat” players will be awarded $100 cash by the “Prize Posse.”

Suncoast:  February Bonus Points:
—Mondays & Wednesdays 20X Points on Buffalo Games
—Tuesdays 11X Reels and 7X VP
—Thursdays 7X Video Poker
—Fridays & Saturdays Mystery Multipliers 3pm-10pm

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 from May 27 to July 14.

Orleans: Gift Mondays. 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 gift from 11 am -7 pm.
Monday, 2/24-Orleans Fleece Vest

Downtown Grand: Offering My Points Members the opportunity to win a brand new 2013 silver Corvette, a classic 1966 silver Corvette or $25,000 cash by playing their favorite slot machines or table games.  Members can earn 1 virtual drawing ticket for every 1,000 points earned from slot or table play from January 1 through April 26. Two drawings will take place at 9 p.m. in the High Limit Lounge on Saturday, March 29, and Saturday, April 26. At the drawings, ten winners will be chosen to pick an envelope, and then, all ten winners will simultaneously open their envelopes revealing their prizes. In addition to the two silver Corvette grand prizes, an additional $10,000 in Free Slot Play or Table Game Promotional Chips will be awarded.  The winner of the Corvette drawing on March 29 will have the option of choosing the 2013 or 1966 model or $25,000 cash. In the instance the winner chooses one of the vehicles, the winner of the Corvette on April 26 will have the choice between the remaining Corvette or $25,000 cash. Participants must be present at the drawing to win and have a rated play session each day of the drawing starting at 7 p.m. to activate their virtual drawing tickets. Giveaway and drawings will be conducted in accordance with official rules.

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.

2014 American Casino Guide is on Sale: The new 2014 edition of the American Casino Guide has information on more than 700 casinos in 41 states, plus 216 money-saving coupons – the most coupons that the book has ever had! To see a list of all 216 coupons, go to – http://www.americancasinoguide.com/2014-american-casino-guide-coupon-list.html The retail price for the 2014 book is $18.95, but we are selling it on our web site for only $12.95. For more information on the book, go to – http://www.americancasinoguide.com/about-the-book.html

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.

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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!

FREE American Casino Guide App for iPhone and iPad – This FREE app offers some of the following benefits:
* Find any U.S. casino by name, city, state or zip code
* Get detailed information on each casino: name, address, phone numbers, room rates, buffet prices, games offered, senior discounts and special features.
* Find exclusive discount coupon offers for more than 80 casinos, including FREE: rooms, food, drinks, shows, gambling money, matchplay bonuses, plus much more!
* Uses GPS to show you which casinos near you have special offers in the American Casino Guide, plus other casinos with money-saving offers.
* Uses GPS to show you which casinos are near you within a 50-mile radius
* State-by-state directory of all casinos with both map and list views
* Turn-by-turn directions to any U.S casino
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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.

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: http://atlanticcity.americancasinoguide.com/

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