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Venetian: To honor men and women who devote their lives to helping make our world a better place, Madame Tussauds Las Vegas is announcing the “Everyday Heroes” campaign for 2014. Inspired by the world-famous Marvel super heroes, including figures currently on display in the Madame Tussauds Las Vegas attraction, as well as by the recent grand opening of its new Marvel Super Heroes 4D Experience, Everyday Heroes will honor specific real-life heroes one day each month during 2014. Everyday Heroes from across the country will receive FREE admission for themselves and $8 off regular pricing (child or adult) for up to three of their guests on their designated day when they present valid identification.  Everyday Heroes kicks off on Saturday, Jan. 25, when Madame Tussauds will recognize those working in the law enforcement field. A calendar of subsequent Everyday Hero honorees for the quarter is as follows:  Saturday, Feb. 22nd – Nurses; and Saturday, Mar. 22nd – Social Workers (in honor of World Social Workers Day March 19)
Madame Tussauds is open 365 days of the year and opens at 10 a.m. For more information, call (702) 862-7800 or go to www.MadameTussauds.com/LasVegas

Caesars Palace: TREVI Italian Restaurant inside The Forum Shops at Caesars will offer linguine pomodoro with chicken specially priced at $10 for the entire month of February beginning on Saturday, Feb. 1. The dish consists of linguine pasta, fresh marinara sauce and extra virgin olive oil. TREVI is open daily for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 11 a.m. until midnight on Friday and Saturday.

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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

Orleans: Earn 50 points pre-Big Game day on Saturday, Feb. 1 and receive a FREE 6-pack of Pepsi or Diet Pepsi. Earn an additional 100 points and receive a second free 6-pack. Swipe your B Connected Card at any kiosk to receive a voucher. Present the voucher at the B Connected Club to receive your gifts between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

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.

El Cortez: Big Game Watch Party – Sunday, Feb. 2. Fans can get in the action of the championship football game at El Cortez Hotel & Casino. Tables for groups of four will be available for purchase for $100 at The Parlour Bar. Guests will enjoy great drink and food specials throughout the game at the race & sports book. Hot dogs and Budweiser beer will be available for $1 in addition to other stadium-style fare.

Cannery/Eastside Cannery: “Earn & Get a Valentine Heart Box of Candy” on Tuesday and Wednesday Feb 11 & 12. Earn 200 same day base points and receive 1 FREE Valentine Box of Candy. Table game players need to earn 24 table points. Max 1 per person per day. See CAN Club for details.

D/Golden Gate: Through July 31, 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.

Jerry’s Nugget: Back by popular demand, Steak and Lobster is back for an unbeatable value of $9.89 starting February 1. Order the surf-and-turf deal on Fridays and Saturdays from 11a.m. to midnight. The Steak and Lobster comes with a succulent 4-ounce lobster tail, baked in the shell and accompanied with drawn butter. The 8-ounce New York Steak is grilled and seasoned to perfection, finished with a medley of squash and choice of mashed or baked potato or French Fries along with garlic or French bread.  A choice of Jerry’s famous signature salad or a bowl of soup is also included. The $9.89 Steak and Lobster will be served for a limited time at Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop, special not served on Valentine’s Day.

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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.

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January Video Podcast  Best Strategies for Baccarat, Roulette & 3 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 five popular casino games: Baccarat, Roulette, Three Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, and Pai Gow Poker. 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.

Silverton Casino: Big Game, Big Apple Style Party is twice the fun this year. Silverton is offering two venues to experience the 2014 Big Game. Veil Pavilion is hosting the game where the $50 entry includes unlimited food and two drink tickets. Sports fans at this venue will have a chance to win the Grand Prize of two tickets to see Lady Antebellum in Las Vegas, along with other great prizes and giveaways. Drink tickets include draft beer, house wine, or well cocktails. The game will be broadcast on massive screens in high definition and guests won’t miss a second of the action while placing bets courtesy of Cantor Mobile Gaming. Silverton’s second venue will house the more intimate gathering at Mi Casa Grill Cantina where the $40 entry also includes unlimited food and two drink tickets. Drink tickets include draft beer, house wine, well cocktails or house margaritas. Guests must be 21 years of age or older. Tickets may be purchased by visiting the Silverton Box Office, by calling 702-263-7777, or online at www.silvertoncasino.com

Rampart Casino: The Big Game Party – Football fanatics can celebrate this season’s big game during a casino-wide party on Sunday, Feb. 2. Invited Summerlin Elite guests receive a complimentary wristband for entrance into the viewing parties at Marquis Ballroom, Rampart Buffet, Valencia Ballroom or the Grand Ballroom, which includes all-you-can-eat and drink food and beverage stations and commemorative T-shirts. Wristbands will also be on sale to the general public at the Cashier’s Cage for $39 with a Resort Rewards Card and $49 without. Cocktails, beer and wine will be offered at all casino bars and the hot dog cart will be set up in the Casino Valet entrance, offering guests $1 hot dogs and various snacks. Doors for all parties will open at 2 p.m. and the game will begin at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wristband registration and check-in will begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday in front of J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub. Guests must be 21 years of age and show a valid form of identification for entry into the viewing parties. Also: The Big Game Room Package – Guests can celebrate the big game in big ways with a touchdown room offer. The Big Game Room Package includes one deluxe guestroom, free professional football game viewing at J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub, food and drink specials throughout the resort, $50 dining credit at any resort-operated restaurant and 25 percent off at the luxurious Spa Aquae (offer not valid on waxing). A minimum two-night stay is required. Offer is subject to availability, and it cannot be combined with any other offer. Reservations must be made between Feb. 1-3. To check availability and book a stay, visit marriott.com or call 1-800-528-2996 and reference rate code EB5.

Aliante Casino: Will host a watch-party for the biggest NFL game of the year beginning at 2 p.m. inside ETA Lounge and the Race & Sports Book, along with offering several pregame packages at re:lax spa on Sunday, Feb. 2. Fans will enjoy an array of oversized flat-screen TV’s with an exclusive all-you-can-eat buffet for $25 per person inside ETA Lounge, located at the heart of Aliante’s casino floor. Classic ballpark bites including hot dogs, bratwurst and chicken wings will be served throughout the day along with $15 Budweiser beer buckets, $5 cocktails and Ketel One Vodka bottle service available for $100. Aliante’s Race & Sports Book will celebrate the Big Game by offering prime rib sliders for $3 each, or two for $5, along with $15 Budweiser beer buckets. Patrons will also enjoy side items such as popcorn and chips while partaking in more than 100 prop bets. Any tension leading up to the championship game will be eased at the SuperSpa Pregame Party hosted by the all-new re:lax spa. Guests may choose from a 50-minute Swedish massage for $75, a 50-minute re:lax facial for $75 or a 100-minute combination of the two services for $145. Refreshments such as bloody marys, mimosas and small bites will be served. All reservations must be booked prior to kickoff at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 2. Pricing restrictions may apply.

Gold Coast: Will celebrate Chinese New Year with a flourish on February 5, hosting the annual Dragon Dance celebration at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. on the casino floor. Guests of all ages are invited to welcome the Year of the Horse by experiencing this authentic cultural celebration, performed by the Lohan School of Shaolin. The Dragon Dance parade will include several dragons, a percussion procession and characters that will make several stops throughout the parade to pull ceremonial lettuce from the ceiling and toss the leaves to spectators. Being hit by a piece of lettuce during a Dragon Dance parade is considered particularly lucky. In accordance with Chinese traditions, there will be tangerine trees lining the table games pit, candy hanging from trees throughout the casino and banners displaying the Year of the Horse. Gold Coast kicks off the Chinese New Year beginning January 31, when the property will be decorated in traditional Chinese-themed favors including the tangerine trees. The celebration continues into the weekend for guests 21 years of age and older, as the Lucky Money Hot Seat promotion runs from February 7–9, 24 hours a day. This hot seat-style drawing allows over 88 winners per day to select a traditional red envelope containing anything from $25–$1000 approximately every fifteen minutes. $8,800 will be given away each day. Guests can further their Chinese New Year experience with authentic Chinese cuisine at Ping Pang Pong and the Noodle Exchange. Voted the “Best Asian Restaurant in Las Vegas,” six times by readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Ping Pang Pong offers a wide variety of authentic traditional Chinese dishes, while the quick and convenient Noodle Exchange will offer its house specialty, mini hot pots. The Gold Coast Hotel and Casino has presented the Dragon Dance for Chinese New Year for more than ten years. For more information on the Chinese New Year celebration, please visit www.goldcoastcasino.com

Jerry’s Nugget: On Fridays and Saturdays thru January, all guests can play Swipe for Bonus Points at any kiosk from 4am to 11:59pm. They will receive a winning point multiplier ranging from 3x points to 5x points good on all slot and video poker games. Players must have their MoreClub card inserted at time of play. Bonus points will be applied the next day. Points can be redeemed for cash – 600 points equal $1 in redemption.

Downtown Grand: Nevada locals receive 50% off at all restaurants in January. Must have a My Points player’s club card.

Golden Nugget: Will host the American Craft Distillers Festival on February 7-9, a Landry’s Inc. Signature Event. This three day event features whiskey, rye, bourbon, vodka, gin and moonshine brands and brings together consumers, whiskey masters and brand ambassadors with tasting experiences, mixology classes, dinner and more. The American Craft Distillers Festival Grand Tasting Experience will be held in the Grand Event Center from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. on Friday, February 7 and from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 8. Guests will be able to sample tastings of artisan whiskies and barrel aged barley beers throughout the timeframe. Tickets will also include mixology classes, pot still demonstrations, educational seminars, culinary delights and live entertainment. Tickets to this event can be purchased for $49 per day. Rounding out the third day is the “Turn of the Century Whiskey Dinner” held on Sunday, February 9 at 6 p.m. Guests can enjoy an evening of world class whiskey, cigars and turn of the century American fare. Tickets to the dinner can be purchased individually for $85. Guests are able to purchase a two day Grand Tasting Experience pass that includes both Friday and Saturday for $79, a savings of $19. Or, guests can purchase the “Turn of the Century Whiskey Dinner” and one Grand Tasting Experience ticket for $115, a savings of $19. To make reservations for any of the American Craft Distillers Festival events, guests can call 866-946-5336.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: January Pick A Card – January 21-31. For every 1,500 base points earned guest picks a card at the ace | PLAY kiosk to win a minimum of $5 and maximum of $100 in FREE slot play. Every card is a winner. This is an ace | PLAY Points Free Premium, which means you get to keep your points. Visit the ace | PLAY Center for complete details.

Orleans: FREE gifts on Mondays.
Earn 300 points, swipe your B Connected Card at any kiosk to receive a voucher.
Present your voucher at the B Connected Club to receive a FREE gift from 11am-7pm.  Gifts as follows:
Monday, 1/27—Trunk Organizer

Caesars Entertainment: Total Rewards and Starwood Hotels & Resorts have teamed up to give players even more options to make the most out of your rewards. Players can now register online and start enjoying benefits with the Total Rewards and SPG programs – like Reward Credits for eligible stays with Starwood, and Starpoints on eligible stays with Caesars Entertainment. You’ll also be able to redeem your Reward Credits for stays at more than 1,100 Starwood Hotels & Resorts across 9 distinctive brands like St. Regis, W, Westin, and more – in nearly 100 countries. Visit www.caesarsentertainment.com to sign up.

Bighorn/Longhorn Casinos: Celebrating its 25 year anniversary by giving away $25,000 in free play in January. Five (5) $200 Free Play winners every Saturday through Thursday starting at 6:00 pm. Earn drawing tickets through slot and table play. Visit the Bigshot club for complete details.

Max Casino at the Westin: Earn 300 base points any day in January with your MAX Rewards card and receive a Slot Machine or Royal Flush trinket box. You keep the points.

Rampart Casino: Hot Seat Drawings every Thursday in January from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. to award up to $200 in free slot play. One winner will be drawn from slots every 15 minutes and from table games on the 45 of every hour.

Silverton: Silverton Rewards Club members will receive “2-for-1” while dining at Seasons Buffet. Offer is good for player plus one guest. Single diners will receive 50% off their meal. The offer is not valid with any other dining coupons. Guests must redeem this offer at Redemption Kiosk, located next to Seasons Buffet.

Silver Sevens: “Play & Eat” promotion every Sunday in January. Earn 300 base points for a FREE breakfast or lunch buffet. Earn 600 base points for a FREE dinner or brunch buffet. See the A-Play Club for details. Max 2 buffets per day. Buffets are valid for 7 days.

Gold Coast, Orleans, Sam’s Town or Suncoast: New Young at Heart Senior Wednesdays is open to anyone 50 and over. There are $2,500 cash drawings at 4:30 p.m. at each location. Earn 10 points to get a “Buy One, Get One Free Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner Buffet.”  Earn 50 points and get a free breakfast or lunch buffet. Earn 100 points and get a free dinner buffet. Earn 10 points to get $4 off matinee movies before 4 p.m. There is also a “Mystery Multiplier” from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. with a chance to earn up to 50X points for the day. To celebrate the new Young at Heart program, FREE Young at Heart T-Shirts will be given out on January 22 and 29 with a limit of one per customer.

Green Valley Ranch: For live poker players: Check out the all-new “Quad Floppers.” Play live Texas Hold-em on Tuesdays and Thursdays in January, from 6 p.m. till 3 a.m. the next morning. During those hours players are eligible for two fantastic high hand payouts. Hold a pair in the hole and flop a four of a kind and get paid three times the current payout indicated on the jumbo TV screens throughout the poker room. Flop a set on the board and hold the fourth four of a kind in your hand and receive $500!  For more information, stop by the GVR Poker Room or call 702-617-7017.

Stratosphere: Nevada residents with a valid Nevada ID will receive a free Stratosphere Tower pass allowing access to Stratosphere’s Indoor and Outdoor Observation Decks every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in January 2014, up to an $18 value. Tower admission will also be free for children who are accompanied by a parent. The free Tower passes will be issued at Stratosphere Ticketing, located on the casino level near Roxy’s Diner.

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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