Vegas Values Report for May 1, 2016

Vegas Values Report for May 1, 2016

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Boyd Gaming: A-May-Zing May Spin To Win Drawings May 1-28. B Connected members can start earning entries on May 1 at 3 a.m. until May 28. Two separate drawings will be held every Friday and Saturday night in May, and 10 lucky winners will spin the wheel for the chance to win up to 1 million points or $2,500 in cash. Final grand prize drawings will be held on May 28 at 8 p.m. at Gold Coast and Suncoast; 7 p.m. at The Orleans; and 6 p.m. at Sam’s Town. There will be 640 guaranteed winners throughout the month.

Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas: Celebrate the special women in your life at Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas. All day Sunday, May 8, moms will receive a FREE glass of champagne and dessert with purchase of any regularly priced entrée.

Flamingo Las Vegas: On Thursday, May 5, Cinco De Mayo, Carlos ‘n Charlies will be throwing an all-day fiesta with live entertainment and the following drink specials-

—$5 shots of el Jimador- 9 a.m. to close.

—$5 Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas and Frozen Margaritas – 9 a.m. – noon.

—2 for 1 frozen margaritas & Bud Light drafts- 2 – 6 p.m. & 9 p.m. – close.

—Guests can purchase all-you-care-to-drink packages from 10 p.m. – close.

Cannery: Sundays & Wednesdays in May: “U-Pick.” Earn 300 points for one $5 Walmart Gift Card or $5 Free Slot Play. Max 4 per player per day.

South Point: $500,000 Swipe, Spin ‘N Win every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in May. Players who earn 300 same day base slot points on any slot or video poker machine between 3 a.m. and 11 p.m. will be eligible to swipe and spin the wheel on the designated kiosk. Prizes include $50 free play, $25 free play, $25 resort gift card, 5,000 bonus points, lunch buffet and more.

Orleans: Prime Rib Loft will offer a prix fixe meal for $36 in addition to its regular menu for Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8. Start with a shrimp and sausage kabob, and your choice of sweet potato soup or a wedge salad. For your entrée, select either the rib-eye steak, topped with honey bourbon BBQ glaze and onion honey stack; or the loft trio, which includes a petit filet, jumbo scampi and a bacon-wrapped scallop. Finish your meal with a slice of Boston cream pie. Reservations strongly suggested – call 702-365-7111.

The Orleans will also host two “Big Easy Video Poker Tournaments” in May. On Tuesdays, May 24 and 31, earn 100 points for the 1st entry; earn additional 150 points for 2nd entry. Swipe your B-Connected card at any kiosk to receive your voucher. Play a max of two video poker sessions between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Earn entries Friday – Tuesday starting of each week. Present your voucher to tournament area across from Food Court to participate.

Gold Coast: Ports O’Call Buffet will offer special dishes on Mother’s Day all day long. From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., enjoy brunch with cooked-to-order omelets, French toast, eggs Benedict, corned beef hash and more; and for dinner from 3 p.m. – 9 p.m., enjoy seafood bisque soup, stuffed salmon, snow crab legs, peel-and-eat shrimp, sushi, oxtails, baked chicken, special holiday desserts, a chocolate fondue station and much more. Prices start at $18.99 with a B Connected card.

Hard Rock: Pink Taco celebrates Cinco de Mayo with food and beverage specials and a Pinko de Mayo fiesta on Thursday, May 5.  The Pinko de Mayo fiesta will kick off at 6 p.m. In addition to the party inside the restaurant, Pink Taco’s patio will have a taco cart serving chicken and steak tacos, street corn and adult snow cones; piñatas stuffed with a mix of candy and prizes; a Don Julio Blanco tequila ice luge; beachside games such as cornhole and beer pong; music from a DJ and a mariachi band; and much more. Patrons can also participate in taco eating contests throughout the night. The first person to finish 25 tacos will win a Pink Taco T-shirt and gift certificate. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid form of ID to enter. Registration is FREE and will take place at Pink Taco during the event.

Silverton: “Buy-One-Get-One” Seasons Sundays in May (excluding May 8). Sundays in May, buy one Seasons Buffet get the second FREE for Silverton Rewards Card members. Enjoy the special Bellini Brunch from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. or dinner beginning at 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Print coupon at any kiosk prior to dining.

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Arizona Charlie’s: New members can sign up and earn slot points within the first 24 hours of sign-up and get free slot play or dining comps.  This can be done at either Arizona Charlie’s or Boulder, but not both, since the club is linked.  The 24 hour “Take the Challenge” promotion works like this: Earn 200 slot points = $5 free slot play or $10 dining comp, Earn 400 slot points = $10 free slot play or $20 dining comp, Earn 800 slot points = $20 free slot play or $40 dining comp, Earn 1,000 slot points = $50 free slot play, Earn 2,000 slot points = $100 free slot play. Keep your earned points too.

SLS: Mother’s Day Jewelry Box Giveaway. On May 5 and 6, guests who earn 250 slot points or 500 video poker points can receive a Mother’s Day Jewelry Box gift. Items must be picked up between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the podium near 800 Degrees Pizza. Restrictions apply.

Tuscany: Two-for-One Tuesdays in May. Earn 100 slot points for a 2-for-1 entree coupon to Marilyn’s Café.

Vegas Indoor Skydiving: “Moms Fly FREE” available on Sunday, Mother’s Day, May 8. All moms who visit will fly FREE and receive a complimentary Mother’s Day cupcake courtesy of The Cupcakery, with the purchase of one single flight at retail price. Guests are limited to one free flight per group/family and not valid with any other offers or coupons. Vegas Indoor Skydiving is open daily from 9:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. Single flight tickets are available for $75, with repeat flights on the same day available for $50 each. A 15-minute block for up to five participants is available for $325, 30 minute blocks for up to 10 participants are available for $550 and hour-long blocks for up to 20 participants are available  for $1,000. Las Vegas locals can fly for just $50 and military discounts are available with military ID. Event packages are also available. Reservations are mandatory and can be made by calling 1-877-LUV-2FLY or by emailing reservations@vegasindoorskydiving.com. Before making a reservation, please visit http://www.vegasindoorskydiving.com for restrictions and guidelines.

Gold Coast: Tuesday’s Gifts – 2 -9 pm, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Earn 300 points, swipe your B-Connected card at any kiosk to receive voucher. Present your voucher at B Connected Club to receive your gift. Tuesday, 5/3 – Clutch Purse. Tuesday, 5/10 – Photo Collage Frame. Tuesday, 5/17 – Canister Set. Tuesday, 5/24 – Margarita Pitcher. Tuesday, 5/31 – Margarita Glasses.

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Ongoing May 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.

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FREE National Car Rental Discount Coupons – The American Casino Guide has its own booking page with National that can save you up to 20% on your next car rental. Plus, there are two other coupons that can save you  additional money on top of the discounted rate. Just click on the blue link for more details.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder: RV Park Swipe and Win. RV park guests can earn up to 100 base slot points and swipes at any kiosk. Each participant is guaranteed a free gift plus the chance to win up to $100 in free slot play, two free drinks at the bar or a free night during their stay. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

Texas Station: Table Games Hot Seat Bonus. Every Thursday – Saturday 6 pm – 9 pm, 1 random winner selected every 30 minutes. Each hot seat winner wins $50 in promotional chips.

April Video Podcast – A look at two new skill-based video games coming to casinos – Pinball and a Pac-Man clone. American Casino Guide author, Steve Bourie, peaks with Steve Riesenberger, Creative Director at Nanotech Gaming about two new skill-based video gambling games they will be introducing in the future. The first is Vegas 2047 which is a video pinball game and the second is CasinoKat which is similar to Pac-Man. They discuss how the games work, how they compare to skill-based slot machines, how to bet on the games and how skill affects the betting aspect of the games. To watch this video, go to http://www.americancasinoguide.com/gambling-videos.html On that page you can also access more than 80 other video podcasts with various gambling experts and personalities.

Westgate: Bed & Breakfast Package. The Bed & Breakfast Package includes: One night stay in a premium room for $49 per night and two breakfasts. Book a Bed & Breakfast Package by visiting www.WestgateVegas.com or by calling 888-732-7117 and mentioning “Bed & Breakfast.” Package is valid for travel through June 30, 2016. No minimum night stay required, reservations are based on availability. First night deposit of room plus tax is required at time of booking and is refundable. Cancellation penalties will apply if cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival. Package inclusions are per reservation booked. Not valid if attending a group meeting or convention. A mandatory $29.95 resort fee (plus tax) per room per night will be charged upon check-in to all guests. Any changes to reservations may be subject to revised rates or reservation change penalties. Blackout dates may apply. Not valid with any other discount, coupon or offer.

Aliante Casino: Will show support during Military Appreciation Month with food and beverage specials throughout May. Aliante will honor Military Appreciation Month by offering a 20 percent discount for all active and retired military personnel at Bistro 57 with a valid ID. The restaurant and wine bar was named after the 57th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base.n.

El Cortez: Spin and win right at the Club Cortez Kiosks. Earn 300 points in a day and you can activate the wheel on the kiosk. Spin the wheel and win one of nine prizes, including up to $1,000 in Free Play. Prizes include: • 1,000 Slot Points • Free Draw from Barrel ($10-$1,000 in Free Play) • 750 Slot Points • 500 Slot Points • $50 Free Play • $5 Free Play • $5 off at Siegel’s 1941 • Free Hot Dog • Free Ice Cream Bar.

Silver Sevens: Guests cashing their tax refund check or presenting ATM withdrawal receipt at the Casino Cage with a valid A-Play Club Card will receive one swipe on a kiosk for a chance to win up to $5,000 FreePlay, as well as a guaranteed 2-for-1 Bingo Blue Pack from the Kiosk. Kiosk swipe requires guest to be enrolled into the A-Play Club using their A-Play Club Card to swipe at the kiosk. Prizes will vary from comps up to $5,000 FreePlay.

Caesars Properties: Total Rewards members can grow their Tier Score this spring with a 50% bonus when they earn at least 1,000 Tier Credits between April 1 and June 30, with a maximum bonus of 25,000 Tier Credits. You must “opt-in” to this promotion in order to receive your bonus credits. Log in at Caesars.com and click on promotions, you will see the announcement and a place to click for more info. You have to register for the promotion and have an account.

South Point: $50,000 Bingo Grand Event in May. Tickets are now available for the Bingo Grand Event, set to take place on Sunday, May 1 for the chance to win up to $50,000. Competitors can purchase tickets for $100, which includes one 9-ON Pack, with extra 6-ON Packs available for $10. The Bingo Grand Event will host 50 games and each game will offer a $1,000 prize. Doors open at 11 a.m. and the Grand Event games start at 1 p.m.

Westgate: Twisted Vegas, the new live show at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, is offering FREE tickets for kids 12 and under with the purchase of a full price adult ticket.* The best of Las Vegas entertainment and more all in one hilarious live show, Twisted Vegas is upbeat, funny, and yes, a bit twisted. Poking fun at all that Las Vegas is known for – the good, the wacky, and the outrageous – French superstar Alex Goude and a cast of talented jugglers, dancers, jaw-dropping acrobats, magicians, and more shine a comedic spotlight on everything from Cirque du Soleil, Blue Man Group and the Bellagio Fountains, to performers like Celine Dion and Britney Spears, as well as zip lines, spas, buffets and even the Grand Canyon! With plenty of audience participation, it’s a show that’s great fun for all ages. Twisted Vegas performs one show nightly every Tuesday through Sunday at 7 p.m. in the International Theater at the Westgate. Visit www.twisted.vegas for tickets and more information. *Children under the age of 12 are FREE with the purchase of a full price adult ticket. Limit 1 FREE child entry per adult ticket.

South Point: Poker players can qualify for the $155,000 Freeroll Hold’Em Poker Tournament set to take place on Monday, June 6 and Tuesday, June 7 at 6 p.m. daily, with the finals taking place on Saturday, June 11 at 10 a.m. Players can qualify with 100 hours of live play now (began March 1) through Tuesday, May 31. The top 3 players in each month with the most qualifying hours will receive $500 for third place, $1,000 for second place and $2,000 for first place. Players with over 300 monthly hours will receive a $500 bonus. Players will start with $10,000 chips and can double their stake with $25 add-on for $10,000 additional chips. Third place will win $10,000; second will win $15,000, with first place taking $35,000. In addition, if the final table plays down to a single winner, the champion will receive $5,000 extra cash.

Downtown Grand: Now open, Citrus at the Grand Pool Deck features a fresh new décor, entertainment, outdoor games, and an all-new menu with weekday specials from 4-7 p.m., doubling as downtown’s newest outdoor happy hour spot. Welcoming the downtown community and all locals, Citrus at the Grand Pool Deck will be open to the public and FREE to hotel guests and Las Vegas residents age 21 and over. Boasting 35,000 square feet, Citrus at the Grand Pool Deck is a unique urban rooftop pool retreat featuring an infinity pool, private cabanas, full bar, dining, a fire pit, and grass seating area where guests can lounge or enjoy a variety of activities including foosball, corn hole, table tennis and more. An all-new lineup of live entertainment will include weekend DJs, concerts and special events. The menu features grilled items as well as light offerings and sweet fare like Minted Frozen Citrus treats and Citrus Signature Slaw. In addition, a special happy hour menu is available weekdays from 4-7 p.m. Locals and guests can celebrate a special occasion or beat the heat with a private cabana rental, which can be reserved through Concierge Services by calling (702) 719-5170 or via email at concierge@downtowngrand.com.  Citrus at the Grand Pool Deck is open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., with extended hours during special events and featured programming. Hotel guests and local residents receive FREE admission. Citrus at the Grand Pool Deck is also available for private special events for up to 1,200 guests. Downtown Grand is located on 3rd Street between Ogden and Stewart. For more information, call (702) 719-5100 or go to http://www.DowntownGrand.com

D Las Vegas: Club members can now use their comp dollars toward meals at Fremont East restaurants Le Thai and Bocho, Chef Dan Coughlin’s highly acclaimed Asian eateries. This collaboration marks the first relationship that connects a downtown casino with the Fremont East restaurants.

D Las Vegas: “Win Derek’s Shelby GT.” Running through September, the property will draw one casino player each month to qualify for the ultimate grand prize, a high-speed 2016 Shelby GT GT350 Ford Mustang on September 17, 2016. Grand Prize Drawing: Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Grand Prize winner must be present to claim their prize. To participate, players must be registered for the D’s loyalty rewards program, Club D, and can earn drawing entries by playing blackjack, keno, slots or video poker. Complete rules are posted at Club D players club.

Sunset Station: Pizza Forte is now offering customers a buy one, get one FREE pizza slice. Monday through Thursday, customers who buy any pizza slice will receive one FREE cheese pizza slice with their purchase. Pizza Forte offers New York-style pizza and square, Roman-style pan pizza by the slice with toppings including homemade sausage and fresh vegetables, as well as gluten-free options. In addition to freshly made pizza, fountain drinks and Italian soft drinks, desserts including cannolis and tiramisu, Pizza Forte also offers housemade meatball sandwiches and is the only Las Vegas dining venue to offer three varieties of Hofmann hot dogs: 100 percent beef, pork-and-beef and pork-and-veal varieties. The location also offers to-go items and hotel room delivery. Pizza Forte is open beginning 11 a.m. daily. 

Hard Rock: Age 45+ Classic Rocker’s & Bonus Points: available every Wednesday through Dec. 28, 2016. —15x reels and video reels/5x video poker. —5,000 bonus slot points. (Earn 100 base slot points to win 5,000 points, up to 4x per day.)

Jerry’s Nugget: Watch Wednesday’s ESPN game coverage every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Jerry’s Nugget Race and Sports Book. Cheer for the playing teams with dollar food and drink specials and drawings for cash and prizes throughout the evening. Known as Wednesday Slam, the basketball viewing party is hosted by Dave and Chad from KDWN radio’s “Live in Las Vegas.” Party access is FREE with a $10 wager on Wednesday’s basketball. Food and drink specials include: $1 hot dogs, $1 pizza slices, and $1 soft drinks, $1 Michelob, and $2 Montejo! As an added bonus, get one drawing entry to the Wednesday Slam cash and prize drawing with each food and drink purchase. Cash and various prizes include $25 at half of the early ESPN game, $50 at the end of the early ESPN game, and $50 at the half of the late ESPN game. Enter to win into Monthly Grand Prize Drawing when making a $20 bet for valuable sports memorabilia and gift certificates provided by Max Pawn. A black leather recliner chair courtesy of Furniture 4 Less will be given away at the grand finale party on May 25, 2016. Wednesday Slams are held at the Jerry’s Nugget Race and Sports Book every Wednesday untill May 25, 2016.

Rio: The Village Seafood Buffet has closed in its former location and merged with the Carnival World Buffet, now called the Carnival World & Seafood Buffet. Guests who want to go for the seafood need to pay an additional $15. Lunch Mondays through Fridays is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $24.99. Dinner Mondays through Fridays from 3 to 10 p.m. is $32.99 or $46.99 with seafood. Saturday and Sunday brunch runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $31.99. Dinner on Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 10 p.m. goes for $34.99 or $49.99 with seafood. The American Casino Guide coupon for $10 off at the Village Seafood buffet, for up to four buffets, is now being accepted at the new location.

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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 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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