Vegas Values Report for May 31, 2015

Vegas Values Report for May 31, 2015

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June Video Podcast – A Look at Problem Gambling with Author and Certified Compulsive Gambling Counselor Arnie Wexler. In this video, American Casino Guide author Steve Bourie interviews Certified Compulsive Gambling Counselor Arnie Wexler. Arnie was the Executive Director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey for eight years and is the author of the book All Bets Are Off which chronicles his years as a compulsive gambler, as well as how he eventually overcame his addiction and went on to help others. Some topics covered include: What is compulsive gambling? How can someone tell if they might have a gambling problem? How can someone tell if a friend, or loved one, has a gambling problem? What kind of resources are available for problem gamblers? Can a compulsive gambler ever gamble normally again? At the end of the video a list of organizations is displayed that can provide help to problem gamblers and their families. To watch this video, go to http://www.americancasinoguide.com/gambling-videos.html On that page you can also access more than 70 other video podcasts with various gambling experts and personalities.

El Cortez: Throughout June, Club Cortez players winning a jackpot of $200 or more on a slot machine, $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 $200 or more jackpot on live keno will receive a FREE Hawaiian shirt to add to their summer wardrobe. Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.

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Suncoast: Earn 300 points and receive: •June 5: Pure Leaf – 6 Pack Lemon Flavored Tea; •June 12: Pure Leaf – 6 Pack Unsweetened Tea; •June 19: Milk Shake Glasses; •June 26: Pair of Tuff Gloves.

Golden Nugget: For new members joining the Golden Nugget’s 24K Select Players Club they will now tier match select gaming competitor’s loyalty program tiers. Bring in your Players Card from another gaming property and the Golden Nugget will match your tier status with a Premier, Chairman or Elite card. A player will present their players card from another casino to the 24K Select Club. The 24K Select Club will look up their points and status at their home casino and give them a players card coinciding to Golden Nugget’s tiers. The tier status is good at until they reach higher play for a new card. There is no expiration date for GN players cards. Visit the 24K Select Players Club for more information.

Miscellaneous: Friday, June 5th is National Donut Day and Dunkin’ Donuts will commemorate the holiday by offering guests a FREE donut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage. The offer is good all day on June 5th at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide. Additionally, Dunkin’ Donuts is helping guests all around the world celebrate the joy of donuts, making this special offer available in its restaurants across the globe.To find a location, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com

Silverton: Rewards Club Members have a chance to win up to $10,000 this June with the Silverton Sweepstakes Drawings. Saturday, June 6, 13 & 20 drawing is at 8 p.m. where ten winners have a chance at the $10,000 prize pool with a $5,000 cash grand prize. The grand finale drawing on Saturday, June 27 will be held at 5 p.m. with a $5,000 cash grand prize and at 8 p.m. with a $10,000 cash grand prize.  FREE drawing entries are available to Rewards Club members daily, where additional points can be earned at 300 points for one drawing entry. Diamond card members receive 10 free entries, Platinum card members receive 7 free entries and Gold card members receive 5 free entries daily. Each Friday, Silverton Rewards Club members will receive double drawing entries.

South Point: $500,000 Big-Game Bingo Super Gala. Bingo players may now purchase entries for South Point’s Bingo Super Gala event for the chance to win part of the $500,000 bingo jackpot on Monday, July 6 and Tuesday, July 7. Entries for the two-day gala are available for $295, which includes two-day gala access, one 9-ON pack of bingo cards and 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 12 p.m. each day with the Super Gala beginning at 1:15 p.m. Doors open at 8 a.m. South Point offers gala players a special $50 room rate for Sunday, July 6 and a two-night hotel accommodation for Monday, July 7 and Tuesday, July 8. Entry to the Super Gala is subject to availability.

Station Casinos: Guests can win their share of $1.3 million in cash, points and prizes with the Music Mania Giveaway game available to play at Boarding Pass Rewards kiosks. Every Friday and Saturday from June 5 through June 27, guests can play between 10am – Midnight for their chance to win up to $5,000 cash and other prizes. On Saturdays from June 6 through June 27, players can also spin and win up to $5,000. The Music Mania Giveaway Game invites guests to play between 10am – Midnight every Friday and Saturday once they earn five Boarding Pass points on slots or video poker, then they may swipe their Boarding Pass card at designated kiosks to play the game. Guests can pick from various music genres including jazz, rock n’roll, pop, blues, R&B or country on the jukebox to reveal a prize. Every swipe will be a winner with prizes that include cash, free slot play, hotel stays, dining, Boarding Pass points and more. Beginning June 1, players may also earn 10 free drawing entries every day for the chance to participate in cash drawings at 8:15 p.m. every Saturday at all Station Casinos’ properties to win up to $5,000. Players must swipe their Boarding Pass card at the Rewards Kiosk for the free entries. Additional entries may be earned by playing guests’ favorite games, and players may earn five times entries every Wednesday in June. There will be 10 winners at each property that will have the chance to spin the cash wheel for up to $5,000. Entries must be earned week to week and do not roll over and players must be present to spin cash wheel or will have 24 hours to claim $250 consolation prize at the Cashier’s Cage. Guests may participate in the $1.3 Million Music Mania Giveaway and spin and win cash drawings at: Boulder Station, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Palace Station, Red Rock Resort, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station and Texas Station. Full contest details are available at www.sclv.com or at any Rewards Center.

Cannery (North LV): Wined Up Wednesdays. •Earn 200 points and receive 1 bottle of red or white wine. •Max 2 per player. •See C.A.N. Club for details.

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Ongoing May/June 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 its own booking page with Alamo that can save you up to 20% on your next car rental. Plus, there is a FREE upgrade coupon that can save you some additional money on top of the discounted rate. Just click on the blue link for more details.

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.

Cosmopolitan: Dive-In Movies at the Cosmopolitan every Monday night through September 7. Double Feature | First Film 7PM | Second Film 9PM. $5 per person, complimentary for hotel guests. The Marquee at Boulevard Pool transforms into a colossal movie screen, showing your 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 & enjoy traditional movie snacks under the stars. See Movie Schedule here: http://www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/pdf/menu/DiveIn_2015.pdf

Palms: Play For Prizes – Free Play. June 1–12. Points earned Monday through Friday between June 1st and June 12th may be combined and redeemed for up to $190 in Free Slot Play per day. Points are used to determine prizes earned but participants keep their points.

Orleans and Gold Coast: B Loyal to the Royal Promotion. To be eligible for this promotion simply hit a Royal Flush playing maximum coin-in on select Video Poker machines. Every day beginning June 1st through June 26th at 5 p.m. Penny video poker is excluded and wild cards do not qualify. Once a qualified Royal Flush is hit on an eligible machine, it is the winners’ responsibility to turn on their change button on the machine.  Once the Royal Flush has been verified by a slot floor person, they will receive a voucher to take to the B Connected club.  The Player will have 24 hours to present voucher to the club to receive their bonuses. Guest will be awarded bonus slot dollars and bonus virtual drawing entries based on denomination of play as follows:
o          $.05 = $20 slot dollars + 10 entries
o          $.10 = $40 slot dollars + 25 entries
o          $.25 = $100 slot dollars + 50 entries
o          $.50 = $200 slot dollars + 75 entries
o          $1.00 = $400 slot dollars + 100 entries
The Orleans drawings will be on Fridays at 7:15 ours is Saturdays at 8:15.

Silverton: Rewards Club Members have a chance to win up to $10,000 this June with the Silverton Sweepstakes Drawings. Saturday, June 6, 13 & 20 drawing is at 8 p.m. where 10 winners have a chance at the $10,000 prize pool with a $5,000 cash grand prize. The grand finale drawing on Saturday, June 27 will be held at 5 p.m. with a $5,000 cash grand prize and at 8 p.m. with a $10,000 cash grand prize.  Free drawing entries are available to Rewards Club members daily, where additional points can be earned at 300 Points for one drawing entry. Diamond card members receive 10 free entries, Platinum card members receive 7 free entries and Gold card members receive 5 free entries daily. Each Friday, Silverton Rewards Club members will receive double drawing entries.

Golden Nugget: The eighth annual Grand Poker Series kicks off this week at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas.  The event begins Wednesday, May 27 and runs through Friday, July 3 hosted in The Grand Event Center with daily events ranging in both buy-in amounts and disciplines. Of the 56 events on the schedule, 16 are in forms other than hold’em, including two HORSE events, one of them no-limit and the other an eight-game mix. Hold’em events also have variety, including heads-up, six-max, limit and bounty events. Buy-ins range from $100 to $560, and most days feature two events – one at 11 a.m. and the other at 7 p.m. New additions to the Grand Poker Series include the improvement of both blind structures and payout percentages, as well as each tournament now having a tiered blind structure. The first eight levels will have 30 minute blinds, while levels nine through the final table will have 45 minute blinds. Every final table will have 60 minute blind levels. Players in the Grand Poker Series can also take advantage of a special hotel room rate. To book your reservation call 1-800-634-3454 and mention code GRAND15.  For more information, contact via email at poker@goldennugget.com or call 702-386-8383. The tournament structures and schedule are also available online at: www.goldennugget.com

Jerry’s Nugget: 20-Game Bonus Bingo Sessions are on Thursdays at 9 pm. Win regular, double, and triple payouts, plus three chances to win the $1,000 coverall. $6 minimum buy-in required. Also on Thursdays starting June 4, buy any electronic special at the 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, or 7 pm sessions to get a FREE small electronic rainbow.  

Boulder Station: Fuel Up Table Games Promotion. Win a share of $2,800 in Shell Gasoline gift cards or promotional chips. Drawings every Saturday in June and July at 4 pm and 10 pm. See the pit for complete details.

M Resort: Through June 30, new Marquee Rewards enrollees can receive a $25 food credit after one hour of play on any table game. Visit Player Services to sign up and then present your Marquee Rewards Card to the Pit Boss who will monitor your table play. Once you reach one hour of play, see the pit boss for your $25 dining credit voucher and present it at your restaurant of choice within the hotel.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: Through June 5, both Arizona Charlie’s properties will be running cash drawings weekly. For every 500 base points earned, players will receive a drawing ticket for the weekly drawings. For every 2,000 base points earned, players will play the kiosk game to win bonus points or free slot play prizes. Starting May 20 at 8:15 p.m. there will be cash drawings every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for a total of $9,000 in cash prizes each week. Each day three winners will be selected to win a cash prize and the prize amount increases each day; Wednesday $1,000, Thursday $2,000, Friday $3,000. Unclaimed prizes on Wednesday and Thursday will be combined for a 4th drawing prize on Friday. You must be present to win. Visit the ace/PLAY Center for details.

Tuscany: Sundays in May: “Play and Get”: 1,000 base slot points = one $10 gift card, Max of five (5) for Wal-Mart, Albertsons, Home Depot and Bed, Bath & Beyond

M Resort: Through June 30, new members signing up for Marquee Rewards at the M Resort in Las Vegas are eligible to receive a $25 food credit after one hour of play on any table game. Visit Player Services to sign up and then present your Marquee Rewards Card to the Pit Boss who will monitor your table play. Once you reach one hour of play, see the Pit Boss for your $25 Dining Credit Voucher and present it at your restaurant of choice.

South Point: The Casino Chip and Gaming Token Collectors Club (CC&GTCC) Convention will be held June 24-27. CC&GTCC is an educational organization with the mission of preserving gaming history, specializing in providing a resource for information and history on gaming memorabilia – chips, tokens, dice, slot club cards, playing cards, etc. Each year the founders of the club and many chip collectors and sellers come to Las Vegas to trade chips, meet new members, and sell all types of casino memorabilia. The show is open to everyone to attend.  Admission on Thursday, June 25, is $10 per person, Friday, June 26, $5 per person and Saturday, June 27 is FREE!  Admission for all children aged 18 and younger is free on Thursday and Friday when accompanied by a paying adult. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult on all days.

Westgate Las Vegas: $20,000 Bingo Series: June 27. Get lucky and win a share of $20,000. Buy-in is $79 and includes entry into the event and a 6-on Bingo pack. Or for $249 (cash or comp dollars) receive a 2-night stay, entry into the event and a 6-on Bingo pack. For more information or to make a reservation, call (800) 457-3307

Mardi Gras Casino: Receive your first $10 freeplay award just for signing up for the player’s club. FREE-bate Wednesdays: players earn a 25% rebate for their losing play.  Players also enjoy “Sensational Saturdays” where all their play from 12 noon to 9 pm receives 20x points. Thursday night is video poker tournament night.  Players compete in two rounds of Video Poker for the top prize of $250. Visit http://www.mardigrasinn.com for more information.

Hard Rock: Every Friday through June 19. • Earn 250 Base Slot Points or $10 Table Theoretical to Play the Palooza Points Giveaway Kiosk Game. • Prizes include: Free Slot Play, Dining Credits, Palooza Points, Macy’s Gift Cards and more. • Max 1 per Promotional Date. See Backstage Pass for complete details.

The D Las Vegas: Giving away owner Derek Stevens’ 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT HELLCAT! The “Win Derek’s HELLCAT” contest runs through Aug. 2015. Monthly qualifier drawings (one per month) will culminate in the grand prize giveaway on Saturday, Aug. 29. Club D players can play slots, blackjack and Keno to qualify to win the muscle car of their dreams. Players will earn one drawing entry ticket towards the monthly qualifier drawings with: Every 100 points earned playing slots or video poker; Every blackjack with a $100 minimum wager; Every $300 in daily Keno play. Three winners from each monthly drawing will advance into the grand prize drawing barrel. An additional 18 contest participants will advance based on top monthly gaming activity as determined by contest officials. Monthly qualifier winners need not be present at monthly drawings for their tickets to advance, but those who are will receive a $500 gas card. Players can advance winning entries from multiple qualifier drawings into the final barrel. Visit the club booth for complete details. Guests will enjoy delicious food, great music and unlimited samples of over 50 craft beers, including signature products from Stone Brewing Co., Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas, College Street Brewhouse, Dirty Tequila, Geisha House and more. Featured acts will include live music performances by pop/rock band Falling Doves and the famous “One-Man Dance Party” Dan Fester, as well as a Rock ‘N Roll fashion show by Romantic Rock featuring bikinis, live music and DJs. Guests will also receive complimentary VIP access to the exclusive after-party at LiFE Nightclub. The festival will take place from 7 – 10 p.m. with general admission at $35. VIP ticket holders can taste limited release beers and cocktails from Cocktail City Vegas inside the exclusive Foxtail VIP Lounge from 6 – 7 p.m. for $50. Presale general admission tickets are available for $28 and VIP tickets for $40 until March 26 at noon. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.vegasbeerandmusicfestival.com.

Stratosphere: Win the #1 of 10 Limited Edition Dale Earnhardt Camaros. Play in the Camaro Point Challenge through July 15. Top three Camaro Point Challenge Winners win cash. Top 100 Winners earn invitations to August’s Camaro Slot Tournament, including: •Entry into the tournament •Two nights in a Stratosphere Select Room •Invitation to the Awards Dinner Party for two

Station Casinos/Fiestas: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, guests will have the chance to play the $2 Million Sea of Love Giveaway Game for the chance to win cash, free slot play, dining, Boarding Pass points, drawing entries and more. Guests must be a Boarding Pass card holder and earn five base Boarding Pass points every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in order to play. Once base points are earned, guests may visit any Rewards Kiosk to receive their cabin code to unlock the cabin door to redeem winnings. Pre-qualified guests will receive cabin codes in the mail to use at the Rewards Kiosk to reveal their prizes. The promotion will be available at the following nine properties: Boulder Station, Fiesta Henderson, Fiesta Rancho, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Palace Station, Red Rock Resort, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station and Texas Station.

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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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