Vegas Values Report for March 30, 2014

Vegas Values Report for March 30, 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…

Palms: “Play For Prizes – Automotive Gift Cards.” Dates: March 31- April 11. Points earned Monday through Friday in the first two weeks of April may be combined and redeemed for gift cards valid at Terrible Herbst for gas, oil changes, and car washes. Points are used to determine prizes earned but participants keep their points. See a list of available prizes at the promotions Center or Club Palms booth.

Palace Station: Is hosting its $75,000 Big Game Bingo Event April 21-22.

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South Point: $500,000 Big-Game Bingo Super Gala. Beginning Tuesday, April 1, South Point bingo players may purchase entries for South Point’s Bingo Super Gala event for the chance to win part of $500,000 the bingo jackpot on Monday, July 7 and Tuesday, July 8. Entries for the two-day gala are available for $350 which includes two-day gala access, one 9-ON pack of bingo cards, one food voucher and dauber per day. The bingo spectacular will offer a $250,000 daily prize pool. The gala will start with 10 warm-up games with a total purse of $10,000, followed by 19 Super Gala games for $10,000 each, and concluding with one $50,000 coverall game and one $10,000 “2nd Chance” game. Warm-up games will begin at 11:30 a.m. each day with the Super Gala beginning at 1 p.m. Doors open at 8 a.m. South Point offers gala players a special $50 room rate for Sunday, July 6 and includes a two-night hotel accommodation for Monday, July 7 and Tuesday, July 8. Entry to the Super Gala is subject to availability. For more information, please visit South Point Casino’s website.Seating is reserved so interested players should call 877-875-4697 to make a reservation. It’s through Vegas.com, so ask for the Palace Station Big Bingo event when calling.
Doors open at 8:30 a.m. both days.
Entry tickets are $99, and includes:
One, 6-on pack
2 buffet coupons, which may also be used in the restaurants for $10 off
2 complimentary daubers
Special hotel deals for players (use promo code BBGAPR)
Additional 6-on packs are $20, maximum of 20 can be purchased
Electronic games available with minimum buy-on plus three of the 6-on packs
Warm up games start at 11 a.m. Each day, $37,500 will be given away.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: March Madness T-Shirt Giveaway through April 7. Place a $20 parlay OR $50 straight bet on the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament games in Arizona Charlie’s Race and Sportsbook through April 7 and receive a FREE T-shirt. Limit one per person, while supplies last.

Bighorn/Longhorn: “Instant Slot Bonuses” in April. Natural four of a Kinds 5’s thru 10’s win an Instant Slot Bonus. 5¢, 10¢, and 20¢ players win $4 free play with a 10-coin min bet. 25¢ and 50¢ players win $10 free play with a 5-coin minimum bet.  $1 players win $20 free play, and $2 players win $40 free play with a 5-coin minimum bet. Slot and Keno jackpots of $75 or more earn $10 free play. Suited blackjack, or 3-7’s gets a $5 bonus with a $5 minimum bet on live blackjack.

Tuscany: Seniors age 50+ can get everything at 20% off every day in April 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 minor restrictions may apply. Visit the club booth for details.

Silverton: Rewards Club members who play their favorite machines every Sunday in April can earn 500 points to play the Gopher-It Kiosk Game where prizes include a chance to win up to $5,000 cash.  Kiosks are located on the casino floor and points earned must be base points only earned from 12:00 am-11:30 pm on promotion dates.

El Cortez: Will serve FREE slices of fresh Marie Callender’s strawberry pie for all Club Cortez members on Saturday, April 5 from noon to 6 p.m.  Club Cortez members can enjoy the treat game-side while playing slots and table games. 

El Cortez Hotel & Casino: The American Casino Guide has teamed up with the El Cortez Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to bring you a very special offer! 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 this offer, go to – El Cortez Hotel & Casino Special Offer

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Ongoing March/April 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.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: $200,000 Spring Cha-Ching Cash, Comp & Gift Card Giveaway through April 12. Earn 1,000 base points on slots, table games, bingo or live keno, swipe at the kiosk to play the promotion and win shopping gift cards, free slot play, comps or entries into the $10,000 Friday and Saturday drawings. Drawings are Fridays at 8:15 pm and Saturdays at 6:15 pm with 10 winners each weekend with a top prize of $5,000 cash.

Golden Nugget: Will host its sixth annual Spring Wine Fest April 4-6. This wine-filled weekend will feature wines from California, Chile and Argentina during eight elegant events, bringing together consumers, winemakers, Master Sommeliers and winery owners. The weekend’s events include exclusive dinners, a moonlit reception at our famous Shark Tank pool, a Grand Tasting featuring over 120 wines, a gourmet Sunday Champagne Brunch featuring a silent and live wine auction and more. The signature event will be the Wine Fest Grand Tasting on Saturday, April 5, from 7-10 p.m. showcasing vintages from California, Chile and Argentina. In addition to spectacular wines, guests will enjoy live entertainment and culinary delights from North and South America. Individual tickets for the tasting are $100 per person, plus taxes. To purchase tickets, call 866-946-5336 or visit www.goldennugget.com for more information.

M Resort: Celebrating its 5th year with an anniversary room package special. Rates start at $95 per night with a minimum 2 night stay required. The package includes: 2-for-1 spa treatment at four-star Spa Mio, complimentary bottle of wine, complimentary in-room wireless Internet, complimentary access to the fitness center (1 per day, per person), two complimentary specialty cocktails at M Bar (with purchase of two specialty cocktails), $20 off your bill at the all-new Marinelli’s Pasta Bar, and a complimentary 5th Anniversary Long Sleeve T-Shirt. Book online at theMresort.com or call 877-673-7678 and mention HM5YR14. As an added bonus, hotel guests may decline room service for the day and receive a $5 resort coupon valid at all bars, restaurants or Spa Mio.

El Cortez: Celebrate your birthday at The Flame Steakhouse and receive a complimentary bottle of Mondavi wine with dinner. This special is valid throughout the entire month of a guest’s birthday. New, ongoing promotion until further notice. Have a Club Cortez player’s card and valid ID ready to show and ask ahead of time to confirm this promotion.Ellis Island: March Madness Food & Drink Specials in the lounge during all Men’s NCAA tournament games through April 7:
$1 20 oz. EI Beer
$1 Hot Dog
$2 Wings (5)
$1 EI Beer available in Casino Bar & Lounge

March Video Podcast  Why You Should Never Play 6-to-5 Blackjack With Blackjack Expert Henry Tamburin – In this video blackjack expert, Henry Tamburin, gives details on why you should never play blackjack games that pay you 6-to-5 for a blackjack, rather than the standard payoff of 3-to-2. Topics covered include: how much it costs you per hour in lost winnings; how you get shorted if you don’t bet in increments of $5; and how the even-money insurance bet is affected. 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.

Luxor: T&T (Tacos & Tequila) and FANTASY, the popular adult revue, will unite to bring basketball fans snack and show packages during March hoops. Packages are available through Monday, April 7 and start at $68 per person. Fans can enjoy a basketball bash complete with delicious courtside favorites while watching every shot on T&T’s high-definition flat-panel televisions. The ultimate package features Basketball Nachos made with Mexican meatballs, black beans, jalapeños, chipotle cheese sauce, guacamole, pico de gallo and crema fresca; a Jose Cuervo shot; the choice of a Dos Equis or Coors bottled beer and a ticket to see the sultry ladies of FANTASY. A snack package including Basketball Nachos, a Jose Cuervo shot and the choice of a Dos Equis or Coors bottled beer also will be available for $15 per person. To purchase, simply head to any Luxor Box Office.

El Cortez: Throughout March, 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 their choice of either $10 to $1,000 in FREE play or a FREE bottle of Mondavi wine. Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.

Wildfire Gaming:  50+ Senior Mondays –
–  Win your share of $2500 in free slot play – guests can earn drawing entries all day long, 5 winners at each casino, results posted at midnight and winners have 24 hours to claim.
–  Bonus Point Days – $1=6 points on all video reel, video poker and slots. Must swipe at a kiosk to redeem.
–  20% off dining at Wild Grill and Brewer’s Café (available all day.)
–  Half point bowling at Wildfire Casino & Lanes.
Must be 50+ and be a Boarding Pass card holder. Available at Wildfire Sunset, Wildfire Boulder, Wildfire Rancho and Wildfire Casino & Lanes.

Club Fortune: IRS check cashing promo. “Spring into Cash”- check cashing promotion.  Cash your IRS or other government issued check at the cashier’s cage & receive an additional 5% of your check in free slot play. Get up to $150 (the max allowed) in free slot play per cashed check. You must have a “Playerreward$” card to participate, always free to join if you’re not already a member. See the cage or Playerreward$ Center for more details. Offer expires on April 30. (Management reserves all rights.)

Sam’s Town: Point multipliers: get 4x all points on Sunday, Monday and Thursday, or get 20x points on all Buffalo penny machines on Mondays. Swipe prior to playing at a kiosk. Finish out the week with Big Spin Hot Seats on Fridays and Saturdays.  Three slot and table players will be randomly selected every 30 minutes from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to take a spin on the big wheel for a cash prize ranging from $100 to $1,000. You can win more than once.

Monte Carlo: Two for One tickets for Blue Man Group for Las Vegas locals for a limited time through April 6. Valid on Category A: Premium, Category B: Poncho Premium and Category C: Standard tickets only. Offer is subject to availability. Not valid in conjunction with any other offers and not valid on previously purchased tickets. Must show valid Nevada ID when picking up tickets. Each ticket is subject to tax and service fee. Offer expires April 6, 2014. All sales are final. Management reserves all rights.

Hooters: Through the month of March, Hot Seat Drawings will be held Noon to 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. 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.

Tuscany Casino: Seniors age 50+ can get everything at 20% off every day in March with their 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.

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. 

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.

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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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.

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