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Station Casinos/Fiestas: July 24 marks National Tequila Day and Station Casinos is starting the party early with a countdown celebration beginning July 20. Guests can enjoy a shot of Casamigos Tequila and a Bug Light for $6 at any Station Casinos or Fiesta casino bar. On July 24, Boarding Pass card holders that earn 50 points will receive a 50-millileter travel bottle of Casamigos Tequila and be entered to win a 750-millileter bottle of Casamigos Tequila autographed by Casamigos Owners George Clooney and Rande Gerber. The promotion runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and the drawing will be at 8:15 p.m. There will be five winners at each property. Guests will also get to keep their points.

Aliante Casino: Will celebrate National Tequila Day by offering tequila specials and giveaways exclusively on Thursday, July 24, at The Salted Lime. Drink specials will include $2 Tequila Cazadores margaritas and half-priced tequila shots during all operating hours from 3 to 10 p.m. The Cazadores team will also be on-site to provide tastings and giveaways from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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South Point: Art N’ Ink Festival Aug. 8-10. The three-day festival, featuring world-class tattoo artists, entertainment, classic car and art collectors from around the world, offers an exclusive look into the colorful world of ink artistry. This year’s festival showcases the diversity of the tattoo lifestyle with an elaborate lineup of entertainment guaranteed to create an epic party-filled weekend with the most dynamic collection of artistic talent under one roof. Throughout the weekend, festival-goers will mingle with the industry’s top-tier tattoo artists. Adding to the multitude of tattoo artists, the festival brings the lifestyle of a vintage artistic culture to life with burlesque shows, tattoo contests, pin-up fashion, classic car shows and more. A special charitable element has been added to this year’s event as tattoo artist Abrego has donated a 1969 Dodge Charger to benefit the Fxck Cancer Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated raising awareness and educating others about the importance of early cancer detection. The 1969 Dodge Charger, valued at $80,000, will be given away during a raffle drawing on Sunday, Aug. 10. Coinciding with the event, South Point will host a craft beer festival on Friday, Aug. 8 from 5 to 9 p.m. With their Art N’ Ink Festival ticket, guests will enjoy complimentary samples from more than 15 brewers, including Alaskan Brewery, Ninkasi Brewery, Abita Brewery, Woodchuck Brewery, Craft Brew Alliance and Anheuser-Busch. Each brewery will offer a variety of samples to enjoy as guests watch body paint and tattoo contests. All beer festival guests must be 21 years of age and provide a valid form of identification.  In addition, Metal Mulisha and Fitz Army will host three-days of speed and excitement during a freestyle motocross (FMX) showcase. The action will offer 60 minutes of nonstop entertainment, including back flips, lazy boys, superman seat grabs, cliffhangers, whips, nac nacs, can cans in a must-see aerial assault. The FMX event will take place Friday through Sunday with the main event on Saturday evening.  The Art N’ Ink Festival will take place Friday from 3 to 11 p.m., Saturday from 1 to 11 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. Individual tickets are on sale and start at $17. For more event information, please call 702-797-8005 or visit the South Point Event website or Las Vegas Art N’ Ink website.

El Cortez: El Cortez Hotel & Casino will introduce a new dining concept to the property this fall with Siegel’s 1941, a homage to the rich history of the city and its longest continuously running hotel-casino. To make way for the new 24-hour restaurant, The Flame Steakhouse will close its doors on Sunday, August 31. Encompassing the spirit of classic Vegas, Siegel’s 1941 will seamlessly blend the authentic vintage feel of the El Cortez with a modern interpretation of your traditional Las Vegas 24-hour dining establishment. The space will boast a historic look utilizing original design elements and an impressive display of archival artwork throughout the restaurant.  Diners are promised elevated fare from the ‘Morning. Noon. Night.’ menus that are sure to please the palates of locals and property guests alike. New chef-driven menu items will be highlighted while favorites from The Flame, such as the classic roasted prime rib and seasonal stone crab, will be available for guests to enjoy. Siegel’s 1941 will take over the space currently used by The Flame, famous for serving loyal patrons world-class steaks and fresh seafood flown in daily. The El Cortez invites guests to enjoy the last days of The Flame before the final night of service on Sunday, August 31. Reservations can be made by visiting www.elcortezhotelcasino.com/dining/the-flame/ or by phone at 702.385.5200. (Hint: time to use your 2014 ACG coupon for 50% off at The Flame before it closes!)  

Palms: Play For Prizes – TJ Maxx Gift Cards. Dates: July 21– August 1. Points earned Monday through Friday between July 21st and August 1st may be combined and redeemed for TJ Maxx gift cards.  Points are used to determine prizes earned but participants keep their points. Visit the Promotions Center for details.

Stratosphere: Vegas Getaway Summer $7,000 Slot Tournament  Friday & Saturday, July 25 & 26. While this is an invitational tournament, there is a buy-in feature:
$60 cash buy-in at registration gets you into the three-round action plus a bonus 4th round for players earning 2,500 base points July 25-26. $159 Package includes: Two Hotel Nights Friday July 25 and Saturday July 26; $20 Dining Credit; One entry into 3-round slot tournament; Admission to the Awards Cocktail Party for two.

D and Golden Gate: July “Hot Seats” Drawings  Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through July 31, offering prizes up to $100 in free slot play. To be eligible for Hot Seats drawings, players must have their Club D or Club 1906 card active in their favorite machine and have earned at least five points during an active play session. Hot Seat drawings will occur every 30 minutes from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on drawing days and will be announced over the casino floor. Players in winning seats will be invited to spin the Hot Seat Prize Wheel, located at Club D or Club 1906, where they will win free slot prizes ranging from $10 – $100.  

Silverton: Sundance Grill is offering $9 entrées Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. in July. Diners that choose to dine off of the special menu will enjoy the entrée of the day along with their choice of soup or salad and a non-alcoholic beverage. Tuesdays special is an Open-Faced Hot Roast Beef Sandwich served with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy with Fresh Vegetables, Wednesday offers Eggplant Parmesan served with Spaghetti and Garlic Bread, Thursday’s special is Turkey Ala King served on Biscuits and Friday’s are classic Fisherman’s Basket and Chips day.

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Stratosphere: New member sign-up promotion: Vegas Summer Join & Spin. Through September 30, 2014. New sign-ups who earn 50 points on their first day receive a 2-for-1 drink ticket and get to spin the Big 6 Wheel for prizes:
Mexican Riviera Cruise for Two*
Slot Play
Free Hotel Stay
Food & Beverage Credits
ace l PLAY Bonus Points
Plus Bonus: Receive a 25% buffet discount when you join.
*See ace l PLAY Center for details.

Silverton: Bring a friend in July. Current Member = $10 Free Slot Play AND New Member = $10 Free Slot Play. Must be 21 years of age or older. Management reserves all rights. Current Silverton Rewards Club member must be present during new member sign-up. See Silverton Rewards Club for complete rules.

Silverton: Every Wednesday and Thursday, Silverton Rewards Club members who purchase a single dinner buffet will receive one FREE dinner buffet at Seasons. Offer is also valid for 50% off a single dinner buffet, valid from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Present your coupon at Seasons Buffet along with your Silverton Rewards Club card and photo ID. Guests must redeem this offer at a Redemption Kiosk, located next to Silverton Rewards Club or Seasons Buffet.

Jerry’s Nugget Casino: Kicks off its 2014 Del Mar Handicapping Contest and guarantees $1,000 for the weekly prize payout. Running each Saturday from July 19 through Aug. 30, 2014, Jerry’s Nugget guarantees the prize money to be awarded to the top two contestants, while maintaining the $10 entry fee. As an added bonus, any winning contestant who is a Jerry’s Nugget MoreClub member will also receive a $30 Jerry’s Nugget gift card. As another enticing bonus, Jerry’s will once again offer every contestant a “Buy 2, Get 1 Free” coupon, which allows participants in the Jerry’s Nugget Del Mar Handicapping Contest to enter up to three times for only $20 per week. Coupons will be available at the Race Counter every Saturday.  Every week begins a new contest and offers new chance to win the $1,000 prize money. Playing is simple: Choose any five selections from the first eight races on the Saturday Del Mar Card and accumulate points for Win, Place and Show. The highest point earner will receive $800 in cash and the second place highest point earner will receive $200 in cash. Del Mar Contest winners receive an additional $30 Jerry’s Nugget gift card simply for being a MoreClub member at Jerry’s own player’s club. Jerry’s Nugget gift cards are good at all restaurants at Jerry’s Nugget, the Main Bar and the gift shop. The Del Mar Handicapping Contest is held on Saturdays (July 19, 26, Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30). Betting windows open at 7 a.m. Guests arriving early on race day will be served a selection of complimentary donuts and coffee. Track sandwiches, which consist of turkey or beef brisket served on homemade rolls, will be available at the race and sports book for $2 each. Complete listings of the rules are available at the Jerry’s Nugget Race and Sports Book.

Hard Rock: 20x Reels & Video Reels / 7x Video Poker every Sunday in July. Backstage Pass Members must swipe their card at any of our kiosk to activate their point multiplier during the promotional period. Maximum awarded points will be 250,000.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: Earn 2,500 base slot points during the promotional period, July 15 - 23, and receive a car trunk organizer.  For each additional 2,500 base slot points earned guests will receive a $25 Chevron Gas Card. Maximum of one trunk organizer and five gas cards per guest.

Orleans: FREE gifts on Mondays
Earn 300 points, swipe your B connected Card at any kiosk to receive voucher.
Present voucher at the B Connected Club to receive FREE gift.  Schedule as follows:
Monday, 7/21 – EZ Grill Cooler Bag
Monday, 7/28 – 7 piece BBQ Apron Set

Cannery: Prime Rib & Shrimp Buffet on Thursdays. Earn 500 same day base points and receive a FREE Thursday Night Buffet. Table Games: Earn 60 Table Points. Voucher is valid 8 days from issue. Must swipe at the kiosk to redeem. Points must be earned separately. Max 1 swipe per person per day. See CAN Club for details.

Rampart Casino: Hosts the $20,000 Wacky Winners random hot seat drawings every Monday in July. Winners will be chosen every 30 minutes from 1 to 7 p.m. with a total of 52 winners each week. Hot seat winners will receive $250 in free slot play and the three players to their left will receive $50; Summerlin Elite winners will receive a bonus $250 if they are the main winner.

Rio:  Voodoo Zipline Specials:---World Series of Poker (WSOP) Specials: WSOP ticketholders receive one free energy drink and 50 percent off of ride photos. To redeem this offer, guests must show their tournament receipt at the VooDoo Zip Line box office. Valid now through Thursday, July 31.
---Locals Offer: Tickets for Nevada residents are $19.99 on all rides before 8:30 p.m. To redeem this offer, guests must show a valid form of Nevada identification when purchasing tickets.
---Re-Ride Specials: Guests can re-ride VooDoo Zip Line on the same day of the purchased ticket for $14.99 (plus applicable services fees). To redeem this offer, guests must show the purchased ticket at the VooDoo Zip Line box office.
---Total Rewards Members Specials: Diamond and Seven Star Total Rewards Members receive 10 percent off of tickets and advanced line access. To redeem this offer, guests must show their rewards card at time of purchase.

VooDoo Zip Line is open from noon to midnight daily. Only patrons 21 years of age or older are allowed to experience the zip line after 8:30 p.m. Guests must be 48 inches tall to ride. Admission is $24.99 (plus applicable service fees). Tickets can be purchased online at www.VooDooZipLine.com, Rio Las Vegas or by phone at 702.388.0477.

South Point: Players can participate in South Point’s “Pump with Your Points” promotion throughout July. Casino Card players who redeem $25 in points or 8,333 in base points will receive a $50 gas gift card, which must be redeemed no later than Monday, Aug. 4. Points must be earned in July to qualify.

El Cortez: Throughout July, Club Cortez players winning a jackpot of $200 or more on a slot machine, a $200 or more jackpot on a video poker five-cent or lower denomination machine, a $300 or more jackpot on a video poker ten-cent or high denomination machine or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno will receive $10 to $1,000 in free play. Please see Club Cortez for additional information.

Palms: “$50,000 Jumpin’ July Drawings” will be held through August 1. Earn drawing tickets from slot play. Earn 2x entries on Sundays and Tuesdays and 5x entries from 8 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. Drawings will be held each Friday in July and August 1 at 7:00 p.m. Fifteen winners selected each Friday will have a chance to win a max prize of $2,500 in cash.

Hooters: FREE Bottle of Wine—Purchase two entrees in Hooters or Mad Onion and receive a FREE bottle of wine through August 31, 2014.

El Cortez: In conjunction with the Museum of Gaming History, the El Cortez Hotel & Casino unveiled a new mobile exhibit honoring downtown gaming legend Jackie Gaughan. The exhibit, titled “Jackie Gaughan’s Downtown as Seen through Gaming Memorabilia,” will take visitors on a historic journey through downtown Las Vegas. Gaughan was actively involved in a number of downtown properties including the El Cortez Hotel & Casino, Gold Spike, Club Bingo, and The Las Vegas Club among others. Onlookers can view more than 300 actual gaming artifacts used at properties Gaughan owned or had interest in, including casino chips, tokens, dice, keno tickets and more. Marking materials such as matches, ashtrays, fun books and menus were used in the exhibit, along with a 30-minute video montage that will run continuously. This is the Museum of Gaming History’s first mobile exhibit. The display will be located on the casino floor inside Jackie’s Club Cortez, which was established by Gaughan. For additional information about El Cortez Hotel and Casino, please visit the hotel’s website http://www.elcortezhotelcasino.com

Venetian: Madame Tussauds Las Vegas announced their new CSI: Crime Scene Investigation package. Experience two attractions for the price of $40. The offer is available through Dec. 31, 2014 and applies to adult admission tickets only. For more information on CSI: The Experience at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, go to http://lasvegas.csiexhibit.com/ To book the package, guests may purchase at Madame Tussauds or CSI’s box office. For Everyday Heroes in June, celebrate fathers June 15 through 22. During the week of Father’s Day, gentlemen will receive complimentary admission for themselves and $8 off regular pricing (child or adult) for up to three of their guests on their designated day. The offer is part of the Everyday Heroes campaign, which honors men and women who devote their lives to helping make our world a better place. The campaign was inspired by the world-famous Marvel super heroes currently on display in the Madame Tussauds Las Vegas attraction.

Venetian/Palazzo: Win up to $50,000 Cash. Play & Collect Monopoly Game Pieces at the Venetian or The Palazzo for a chance to win. Grazie members earn one game piece for every 500 points earned on slots between through July 31. Open your Game Card and scratch off only one square for a chance to win a prize instantly. Detach the “Token” Game Pieces – and play for a chance to win bigger by collecting both sides of a token image. Complete details are available at Club Grazie.

Riviera: Spin 4 Loot Giveaway. Date: Daily through September, 2014. Time: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Las Vegas Boulevard entrance to Riviera Hotel & Casino. Info: Guests are encouraged to spin the Riviera Hotel & Casino wheel for the chance to win one of nine prizes. Guests will receive one free spin per day and prizes include:
· 3 day/2 night hotel giveaway
· Free domestic beer
· Free well cocktail
· $5 free slot play
· One free Riviera Comedy Club ticket
· Two tickets to one of Riviera Hotel & Casino’s acclaimed shows, including Forever Doo Wop, Forever Motor City, Men The Experience or Pawn Shop Live!
Guests are not required to be a Riviera Rewards Club member to spin the wheel, but must be a member in order to redeem food, beverage, gaming and show offers. Riviera Rewards cards are always free and may be obtained at the rewards center at the main casino cashier cage. Guests must be 21 years or older with valid ID to participate.

Monte Carlo: Blue Man Group Las Vegas is offering Nevada residents savings this spring and summer with 30 percent off ticket prices on performances through Sunday, Aug. 24. The mega-enhanced production at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino takes guests on an enchanting and mind-blowing journey as the Blue Men explore the ins and outs of art, technology, the human brain and more. The thrilling show is suitable for children and adults alike, making it a great activity for family outings and summer break. To receive the deal, locals must present their Nevada ID when purchasing and picking up tickets at the Blue Man Group Box Office. The offer is not valid in conjunction with any other discount or on previously purchased tickets. Guests may buy up to eight tickets per Nevada ID. For more information on Blue Man Group’s locals offer or to purchase tickets, visit the Blue Man Group Box Office or www.blueman.com/lvlocals. Local groups of 10 or more guests should contact the group sales department at 702-697-1655.

Cosmopolitan: Dive In Movie Mondays are back this summer at the Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool. The Marquee at Boulevard Pool transforms into a colossal movie screen, showing favorite films back to back high above Las Vegas for a double feature on Monday evenings. From classic films to major blockbusters, take a dip or lounge poolside as you sip on handcrafted cocktails and enjoy traditional movie snacks under the stars. The all age’s event begins with a first film at 7 p.m. followed by the second feature at 9:30 p.m. Cost is a modest $5 per person or complimentary for hotel guests. The summer film schedule is as follows: July 21 Karate Kid | Rocky; July 28 Space Jam | Coach Carter; August 4 The Amazing Spider Man | The Dark Knight Rises; August 11 Spy Kids | The Bourne Identity; August 18 Clueless | The Devil Wears Prada; August 25 Lego Movie | The Hangover; September 1 Kung Fu Panda | Skyfall.

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.

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