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July Video Podcast – Top 10 Mistakes Slot Machine Players Make with Mike “Wizard of Odds” Shackleford – part one – Part one of a two-part video where Mike Shackleford, also known as the “Wizard of Odds” gives his top 10 list of mistakes that slot machine players make. Topics covered include: playing slots in the first place; playing in “tight” casinos; overplaying; playing participation slots; and not using a players card.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.

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Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: BBQ Grill & Cooler Gift Giveaway – July 1-9. Earn 2,000 base points and receive a Grill/Cooler Gift. A maximum of 2,000 base points can be earned for one (1) gift per person, while supplies last.

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Downtown Grand: Gamblers Special Menu available thru 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.

Orleans: Copper Whisk Café (formerly the Courtyard Café) late night specials, served daily, Midnight to 6:00 am: —7 ounce New York Steak with Two Farm Fresh Eggs, Hash Browns, Toast or English Muffin, $10.99; —Chicken Wings and Fries, $10.99; Regular full menu is also available. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

Silverton: Rewards Club members who earn 500 points on Wednesdays in July may redeem those points for an aluminum wallet filled with mystery free slot play. Guests may swipe their Silverton Rewards Club card at any kiosk to redeem a voucher, limit one per day.

Boyd Gaming: Win a 2017 Lincoln MKC and cash prize during the “Lucky Lincoln” Drawings at The Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast and Sam’s Town. Earn drawing entries by playing on slot machines and table games beginning Sunday, July 2 through Saturday, July 29 at 6 p.m. for The Orleans and Sam’s Town and 8 p.m. at Gold Coast and Suncoast. Drawings to win up to $5,000 in cash will take place on Fridays and Saturdays in July. The final drawing to win one of four Lincoln MKC vehicles will be held on Saturday, July 29 at The Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast and Sam’s Town. See the B Connected desk for complete details on prizes and drawing schedules.

El Cortez: 1941 Players Choice: Earn 1,941 points in a day and receive your choice of a FREE pack of cigarettes, a $10 dining voucher at Siegel’s 1941, two slices of pizza and a soft drink or draft beer at Pizza Lotto, a $6 Subway voucher or $10 in free slot play. Limit of one redemption per day. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

South Point: $32,000 Fireworks Frenzy Hot Seat Giveaway. To celebrate Independence Day, South Point will randomly select 320 Casino Club slot players to win $100 in free slot play on each winner’s slot machine. On Tuesday, July 4 from 8 a.m. to midnight, an average of 20 winners will be selected each hour. For more information, the complete rules will be posted at The Club.

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

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Fremont Casino: Play Craps and become a part of the Sharpshooter Club at the Fremont. Win exclusive prizes like a fabulous Sharpshooter jacket. A player must roll the dice a minimum of 25 rolls each time they shoot the dice to qualify to receive a Sharpshooter Club voucher. Vouchers can be aggregated to redeem gifts with validation within same 24 hour period: 25-39 rolls – 5,000 point gift; 40-59 rolls – Crapshooter Jacket. 60+ rolls – Sharpshooter Jacket and become an official member of the Fremont Sharpshooter Club. See Players Club for details. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

Green Valley Ranch and Red Rock Resort: Continuing its 4th of July tradition, Station Casinos will once again host the largest 4th of July fireworks shows in Southern Nevada on Tuesday, July 4 around 9 p.m. for the entire community to enjoy. The “We Love Locals’ July 4th Fireworks Blast” will be a 9-minute spectacular show in the sky to honor the nation’s 241st birthday. The fireworks shows will go off on the east and west sides of town at Green Valley Ranch Resort and Red Rock Resort. The fireworks shows will be produced by the Grucci’s of New York, one of the premiere fireworks companies in the world who annually produces the 4th of July fireworks events as well past hotel-casino openings and celebrations on behalf of Station Casinos.

SLS Las Vegas: Will honor Fourth of July poolside with an outdoor cookout, live DJ spinning a mix of American party hits and drink specials, including the holiday-themed “Firework” cocktail. Las Vegas locals and hotel guests will be welcome at Foxtail Pool, which will host a poolside cookout on Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2. In addition to grill selections such as chicken sandwiches, hot dogs and burgers, the resort-style pool will offer beer buckets with a choice of Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, Budweiser or Bud Light Lime, priced at $35; and cabana deliveries of a Stella Artois kegerator, equivalent to 35 beers, priced at $185. The Firework, a festive, limited-time Fourth of July cocktail, will deliver a taste of red, white and blue on the rocks from Saturday, July 1 through Friday, July 7. Available at Monkey Bar, Cleo, Katsuya and Center Bar, The Firework is made with Bacardi Superior rum, Coco López cream of coconut, Blue Curaçao, pineapple juice, lemon juice, muddled raspberries and a splash of Sprite, priced at $12. Additionally, SLS Las Vegas hotel guests, age 21 and over, can visit Retro Pool Lounge and enjoy a rooftop ambience featuring a full-service bar, premium cabanas, available for reservations, as well as an open cabana concept available for all guests. More information about Foxtail Pool, including hours, locals’ weekend access and VIP reservations, is available by calling 702.761.7000. SLS Las Vegas always offers complimentary covered parking and valet services. More information and reservations are available by visiting: SLS Las Vegas.

Texas Station: From 8 a.m.-1 p.m. daily throughout summer, Texas Station’s Texas Star Lanes are offering $1.50 games for early birds. Cost is per person, per game. On Thursdays, enjoy $1 bowling through August 10, all day. The snack bar also has $1 specials on Thursdays, including $1 hot dogs, cheese nachos and small soda.

Paris Las Vegas: Beer Park will celebrate Independence Day with a rooftop barbecue, featuring food and drink specials from Saturday, July 1 to Tuesday, July 4. The rooftop bar and grill will kick off the Fourth of July festivities with hot dog and ice cream carts throughout the venue. Beer Park will also offer a beer bucket special on Budweiser’s Ameri-cans, priced at $18 for a bucket of six, 16-ounce cans. In true Fourth of July fashion, guests will have front row seats to a firework show on the Strip over the weekend.

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.

Plaza Hotel & Casino: Will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a special Plaza Pool Nights Fourth of July party on Saturday, July 1, with live entertainment, drink specials, and a barbecue buffet. The festivities will culminate with fireworks show lighting up the downtown skyline.  This summer, the Pool at the Plaza introduced Plaza Pool Nights, dance and swim parties held under the stars on Saturday nights. On Saturday, July 1, the Plaza Pool Nights party will be the biggest yet this season to celebrate the pool’s anniversary and upcoming Fourth of July holiday. On July 1, there will be music throughout the day at the pool, and in the evening, guests will enjoy live entertainment from Flashbax, an 80’s tribute band.  Beginning at 7 p.m., the cocktail bar at the Pool at the Plaza will offer a holiday drink special. Guests can buy one get one free of the special Firework cocktail (comprised of Strawberry Daiquiri, Pina Colada Rum and Blueberry Lemonade Vodka), which is on the pool bar menu for $10. The pool bar will also offer a selection of frozen and specialty cocktails as well as beer and wine. On the pool deck, there will be a special barbecue buffet with all-American favorites like baked beans, cornbread, watermelon, BBQ chicken, ribs, brisket, corn, roasted red potatoes, salad and apple pie. The buffet is all-you-can-eat for $25 per person.  At the end of the night, the Plaza will shoot live fireworks from multiple rooftop locations at approximately 10:45 p.m. The show will last approximately 4 minutes, and while the best views will be from the Plaza’s rooftop pool party, the fireworks will no doubt be seen in the sky for miles around. Entry to Plaza Pool Nights, including the special July 1 event, is FREE. Guests must be 21 years of age or older.

Planet Hollywood: Cabo Wabo Cantina, located inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Sammy Hagar’s rockin’ cantina will celebrate America’s birthday by hosting a patio party with live music, fireworks and delicious food and drinks from Friday, June 30 to Tuesday, July 4. Cabo Wabo’s patio party will feature the Cabo Flight, which includes Cabo Wabo Blanco, Cabo Wabo Reposado and Cabo Wabo Anejo, priced at $21. Guests can also enjoy signature dishes like the nacho platter, made with a house cheese blend, beans, jalapeños, cotija cheese, pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole, priced at $14.95; carne asada tacos, made with grilled steak, salsa arbol, avocado, corn tortillas, cilantro and onions, priced at $15.95; and the Cabo Wabo chimichanga, made with picadillo beef, mixed cheese, queso sauce, served with fresh guacamole, priced at $17.95. The celebration will be complete with views of the fireworks and live music.  

Paris Las Vegas: Beer Park kicks off the season with its Summer Movie Series, featuring a different movie showing bi-weekly. Each week, a different movie will be played under the stars of the rooftop venue, paired with a themed menu. Beer Park will kick off the Summer Movie Series with a “Fast Times Pizza Party,” featuring the popular 80s coming-of-age comedy and plenty of pizza. Additional features will include ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ as well as a retro throwback featuring beloved ‘80s cartoons. Guests can participate in the Summer Movie Series with the purchase of any of Beer Park’s selection of food and drinks. Seating will begin at 7 p.m., with the showing at 7:30 p.m. Due to the Fourth of July holiday falling on a Tuesday, the Summer Movie Series will resume the following week, July 11. Reservations are available by calling 702.444.4500 or by visiting

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.)

Downtown Grand: New members signing up for Grand Rewards at the Downtown Grand in Las Vegas who earn 25 points will randomly be awarded free slot play ranging from $5-$1,000. Free slot play is valid for 72 hours from time of issuance. See the Grand Rewards Players club for details and official rules.

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.)

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.

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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FREE Slot Play in Lake Tahoe:The American Casino Guide is promoting an ongoing offer to get $55 of slot play for $25 at the Grand Lodge Casino at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe. Join the Players Advantage Club at Grand Lodge Casino and this offer will get you $55 in Slot Play Coupons for just $25. 1st Redemption: Upon purchase of this offer you will receive your first redemption code valid for $40 in Slot Play at at Grand Lodge Casino. 2nd Redemption: 12 Hours after you redeem your first code you will receive a second code valid for an additional $15 in Slot Play at Grand Lodge Casino. For details, go to –Discount Slot PlayOnce 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.

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