Vegas Values Report for November 30, 2014

Vegas Values Report for November 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…

South Point: South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa will host a “PAYLE$$ With Your Points” promotion, offering Club Card holders the opportunity to receive a 50% discount on all purchases made when paying with club points from Sunday, Dec. 14 through Wednesday, Dec. 24. “PAYLE$$ With Your Points” is valid in all hotel and casino bars, restaurants, gift shops, liquor stores, bingo games, Costa del Sur Spa and Salon, South Point Showroom, movie theatre, bowling arena and while purchasing tickets to all New Year’s Eve events.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: For every 1,200 base points earned from December 1-12, guest will receive $12 in Free Slot Play. Maximum of 8,400 base points may be earned for the promotion. Visit the ace | PLAY Center for details.

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Gold Coast: Head to “Where all the Cowboys go after the Rodeo” at the award-winning National Finals Tonight Show, held at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino nightly at 10:30 p.m. from Dec. 4- 13. Admission is FREE and fans will be treated to special highlights and interviews with some of the most recognizable names in the world of professional rodeo. The wrap-up of each day’s WNFR performances will be hosted by eight-time World Champion and Hall of Fame Cowboy Don Gay, with eight-time World Champion Tie-Down Roper and All-Around Cowboy Joe Beaver as well as TV Host Dan Miller. There will be special appearances by legendary WNFR rodeo announcers Bob Tallman and Boyd Polhamus and many others.

Tuscany Casino: Tuesdays in December: “Play and Get.” 1,000 base slot points = one $10 gift card. Max of five (5) for Wal-Mart, Albertsons, Rebel or Best Buy

Silverton Casino: Wednesdays in December (excluding December 25): Buy One, Get One FREE Buffet from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Guests can bring a friend and enjoy the buy one, get one FREE buffet at Seasons Buffet. Guests may dine each Wednesday in December and receive one buffet FREE with the purchase of a regular priced buffet at Seasons. Diners may receive 50% off a single buffet. Offer is valid with Silverton Rewards Club card and valid ID.  Buy one, get one FREE coupon must be printed at the kiosk prior to dining from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Orleans: Holiday Hot Seat. Play your favorite machines on Sundays in December from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and random winners will be selected every 15 minutes to receive $100 cash.

Aliante Casino: Twelve Days of Magical Elves Dec. 1 through Dec. 24. Play 12 days during the time period to win cash, credits, free slot play and more on any days you pick. Unlock all 12 doors and receive a bonus gift on Dec. 25 worth up to $10,000 cash. First door free, all other doors earn 100 slot points. There will be guaranteed prizes behind each door.

Palms: Play For Prizes – Something Fresh. Points earned Monday through Friday between December 1st and December 12th may be combined and redeemed for gift cards for Albertsons Grocery Stores. Points are used to determine prizes earned, but participants keep their points. Visit the Promotions Center for complete details.

2015 American Casino Guide is on Sale: The 2015 edition of the American Casino Guide has information on more than 700 casinos in 41 states, plus 201 money-saving coupons! To see a list of all coupons, go to – http://www.americancasinoguide.com/2015-american-casino-guide-coupon-list.html The retail price for the 2014 book is $18.95, but we are selling it on our web site for only $13.49. For more information on the book, go to – http://www.americancasinoguide.com/about-the-book.html

New Updated 2.0 Version of the FREE American Casino Guide App for iPhone and iPad
What’s New in Version 2.0
– Ability to search coupon offers by type. For example: buffet, room, show, etc. Users can also search by casino name, city, state or zip code.
– Offline access mode. Note this will only work for pages that were previously accessed while online.
– Added push notifications to let users know of new money-saving casino offers
– Improved share function for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and email.
This FREE app also offers the following benefits:
* Find any U.S. casino by name, city, state or zip code
* Get detailed information on each casino: name, address, phone numbers, room rates, buffet prices, games offered, senior discounts and special features.
* Find exclusive discount coupon offers for more than 80 casinos, including FREE: rooms, food, drinks, shows, gambling money, matchplay bonuses, plus much more!
* Uses GPS to show you which casinos near you have special offers in the American Casino Guide, plus other casinos with money-saving offers.
* Uses GPS to show you which casinos are near you within a 50-mile radius
* State-by-state directory of all casinos with both map and list views
* Turn-by-turn directions to any U.S casino
* And much, much more!
For more information, go to –https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/american-casino-guide/id574179564?mt=8 Or, go to the App store and search “American Casino Guide”

FREE American Casino Guide App for Android! This FREE app offers some of the following benefits for Android phone users:
* Works without being connected to Internet (In some instances, Internet connection is required)
* Find any U.S. casino by name, city, state or zip code
* Get detailed information on each casino: name, address, phone numbers, room rates, buffet    prices, games offered, senior discounts and special features.
* Find exclusive discount coupon offers for more than 80 casinos, including FREE: rooms, food, drinks, shows, gambling money, matchplay bonuses, plus much more!
* Uses GPS to show you which casinos near you have special offers in the American Casino Guide, plus other casinos with money-saving offers.
* Uses GPS to show you which casinos are near you within a 50-mile radius
* State-by-state directory of all casinos with both map and list views
* Turn-by-turn directions to any U.S casino
* And much, much more!
For more information, go to – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sb.android.acg or go to the Google Play Store and search “American Casino Guide.

Ongoing December 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.

Caesars Palace: Has turned the heart of the Las Vegas Strip into an ice skaters’ paradise once again with a real ice skating rink this holiday season. Guests can ice skate over the iconic Caesars Palace fountain, the Strip-facing promenade that overlooks the Las Vegas Boulevard Nov. through Jan. 11. Ninety-minute skating sessions are available daily from 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Skate rentals are available for $5 per session; each 90-minute session costs $20 per person. This year guests can also purchase an extended pass and/or rent the entire rink for a private party or event.

Eastside Cannery: The top 250 CAN Club point earners between Nov. 20 and December 10 will receive a FREE Premium Gift. A daily leader board will be posted and winners will be posted on Friday, December 12 at 2 p.m.

November Video Podcast #2 – Slot Machine Sneak Peek Ep. 21 | “Wonder Woman” Video Slot from Bally Technologies – In this video, gambling author and casino expert, Steve Bourie, takes a look at the new “Wonder Woman” slot machine from Bally Technologies which was on display at the 2014 Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. It is a one-cent, wide area progressive, slot machine that is currently arriving in casinos throughout the U.S. To watch this video, go to http://www.americancasinoguide.com/gambling-videos.html On that page you can also access more than 60 other video podcasts with various gambling experts and personalities.

Sam’s Town: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in November, play your favorite machines and you’ll earn Bonus Slot Dollars to use the following day. For every 500 base points you earn, you’ll receive $5 in Bonus Slot Dollars. Up to $50 Bonus Slot Dollars each day. Bonus slot dollars will be available after noon the day following the earning period and will remain available through midnight. Bonus is based on single earned points only, excludes all point multipliers. Play on video poker machines marked as ‘not available for point promotions’ are not eligible for this promotion. See B Connected for details.

Plaza: Daily Spin 2 Win. Earn 1 entry with every 300 points earned while playing your favorite slot machines. 5 names will be drawn everyday at 8:15 pm for a chance to win up to $1,000 in cash. Winners will participate at the promotional wheel in front of the showroom. Additional prizes will be paid in Free Slot Play, Dining Credits and Plaza Logo items. See the Royal Rewards for more details. (Ongoing until further notice.)

Cannery & Eastside Cannery: Now offering a $500 rebate to new members signing up for the Can Club card. Rebate is mailed in two parts within 10 days of initial sign-up day and based on actual loss amount up to $500. Promotion can be done at both properties since they are separate clubs. The Eastside Cannery offer is only good for locals (27 miles radius) and the Cannery only applies to Nevada, Arizona and Utah residents. Visit the club booth for complete details.

November Video Podcast #1 – Slot Machine Sneak Peek Ep. 20 | “Austin Powers” Video Slot from WMS Gaming – In this video, gambling author and casino expert, Steve Bourie, takes a look at the new “Austin Powers” slot machine from WMS Gaming which was on display at the 2014 Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. It is a one-cent, wide area progressive, slot machine that is expected to start arriving in casinos throughout the U.S. in the spring of 2015. To watch this video, go to http://www.americancasinoguide.com/gambling-videos.html On that page you can also access more than 60 other video podcasts with various gambling experts and personalities

Stratosphere: $50 cash for every 10,000 base points earned November 1-December 23. You keep your points.

Caesars Entertainment: 2014 Great Gift Wrap Up is in its ninth consecutive year, offering a vast array of gifts for an entire year’s worth of your play at participating casinos.  The Great Gift Wrap Up 2014 is a shopping extravaganza which any Total Rewards’ cardholder that plays (or has played) at any of the Total Rewards’ participating properties, can participate in from 12:00 Midnight on January 1, 2014 through 6:00 p.m. on December 7, 2014. Throughout the promotion period, all participants that play at any of the participating properties can earn bonus “Gift Points” on top of their Reward Credits. These Gift Points can then be redeemed in Las Vegas, for prizes during two separate week-long promotion shopping events in November and December.

Participating casinos include Total Rewards credits earned only from the following properties throughout the past year: Bally’s Las Vegas, Caesars Palace, Flamingo Las Vegas, The Cromwell, Harrah’s Casino Hotel Las Vegas, The Quad Resort & Casino, O’Shea’s Casino, Paris Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort (California), Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino (Arizona), Harrah’s Casino Hotel Reno, Harrah’s Laughlin, Harrah’s Casino Hotel Lake Tahoe and  Harvey’s Resort Hotel/Casino.

The first event will be held, November 6 – 10 in the Grand Ballroom at Paris Las Vegas from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  A second event will be held December 3 – 7 in the Palace Ballroom at Caesars Palace from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. You must visit in person to shop and collect your gifts.  

MGM Resorts: M life’s Holiday Gift Shoppe is the premier MGM shopping program with gift offerings from top brand names. Players also can choose to redeem their gift points for slot play by selecting “Freeplay.” Holiday Gift Shoppe starts on Thursday, December 4 and runs through Sunday, December 14.  Redemption locations will be available at the following resorts for the duration of Holiday Gift Shoppe: Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Luxor and Excalibur. Hours vary daily.

Silverton: Every Friday and Saturday, Silverton Rewards Club members that earn 300 points will receive one swipe with their Silverton Rewards Club card at any kiosk and will win prizes including $1,000 cash, free slot play, dining credits or a new 2014 Dodge Ram. Swipe N’ Win is available to all Silverton Rewards Club members at all kiosks 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Points can be earned from 2:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. See Silverton Rewards Club for details.

Downtown Grand: Through December 31, new My Points Downtown Grand members can earn and collect prizes including the following:
o   100 Base Points = Free T-Shirt
o   500 Base Points = $5 Free Slot Play or Match Play
o   1,000 Base Points = $15 Dining Credit
o   2,000 Base Points = $25 Free Slot Play or Match Play
o   5,000 Base Points = 2 Complimentary Nights
Points must be earned within the first 24 hours of signing up. Visit the Player Services window for details and official rules.

Club Fortune: All menu items are $4.99 or less at Emily’s Café from 9 p.m. to midnight every Friday and Saturday. 

Silver Sevens: Silver Sevens is offering a “status match” promotion for new A-Play Club Card members only. They will match their Silver, Gold and Platinum member cards to most casinos’ respective card levels. All you have to do is bring in your player’s card from one of the local area casinos and they will match it accordingly. New members will also receive bonus free slot play (based on tier level, up to $50) and buffet or dining coupons for signing up. Visit the A-Play Club for complete details. The promotion is scheduled to run through the end of the year

Downtown Grand: Dollar Daze. Dollar specials are offered every day for Mypoints Downtown Grand members. For $3, receive an S+O cheeseburger or specialty shot. For the shot, guests can select from a Fireball, Jägermiseter, Crown Royal, Southern Comfort or Patrón. For $2, chose between a pretzel at PICNIC or domestic bottle beer. Finally, for $1, a PICNIC Kosher hot dog or daiquiris from Ninth Island will be that selection. Furthermore, exclusively for Mypoints slot players, they can receive a credit of $5 valid toward their dining purchase at S+O for every 1,000 points earned

Westgate (formerly LVH): Enter LVH Casino at Westgate Las Vegas Resort’s “$10,000 Gimme Some Credit, Will Ya? Giveaway,” now through December 31, 2015. Get your casino credit line of $10,000+ approved, and you automatically receive: —Complimentary Suite for 2-Nights and $500 in Promotional Chips. Some restrictions apply.  Visit the LVH website for details and/or to apply online.

Silverton: Every Tuesday and Wednesday, Silverton Rewards Club members who purchase a lunch or dinner buffet will receive one free buffet at Seasons. Offer is also valid for 50% off a single buffet. 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.

Downtown Grand: Slot Players Eat FREE Daily • For A Limited Time Only. Earn up to $50 in Dining Credits Daily. Receive a complimentary $5 Dining Credit for every 1,000 slot points earned on your favorite slots. Plus, you get to keep your points. Slot points must be earned each promotional day between 12:01am and 11:59 pm. $5 dining credit only available at S+O restaurant. Maximum of $50 in dining credit can be earned per My Points Downtown Grand member per promotional day. Dining credit will be valid for 48 hours from time won. Offer has no cash value and is non-transferable. Please see player services for details and official rules.

Cannery: Wise & 55 – Senior Mondays on the Kiosk: Players 55 and older receive the following on Mondays, from 10am to 10pm: 3X Points (swipe at kiosk to activate) – ½ Price on Food Purchases – 150 Base Point Swipe & Win Promotion – Prizes range from $5 Free Slot Play to $1,000 cash – Must swipe at the kiosk to redeem. Points must be earned separately. Max 1 swipe per person per day. See CAN Club for details. Players that are eligible are to pick up their “Wise & 55” Sticker from the CAN Club.

Cannery: Movie Madness – Saturdays: Earn 500 base points and receive 1 FREE Movie Ticket, or earn 900 base points and receive 2 FREE Movie Tickets. Max 2 per player. Table Games Play: 60 Table Points for 1 Movie Ticket, or 108 Table Points for 2 Movie Tickets. See CAN Club for 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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Football Promotions

Main Street Station: Monday Night Football Parties in Triple 7 Pub. Swipe your B Connected card every Monday at the kiosk for a chance to win. Present your kiosk ticket at Triple 7 to be entered into the prize drawing for Monday night Madness. Monday Night Madness half-time prizes: Variety of Prizes. Monday Night Madness end of game prizes:
•Best Seats in the House
•Flat Screen TV
•Gift Certificates
•777 Gift Box
•Sports Memorabilia
•Vintage Wines
Food and drink specials too.

Ellis Island Casino: FREE weekly football contest. You must be a member of Ellis Island Passport Player’s Club to participate. Participants must select their game winners before game time. Weekly prizes will be given out to first ($150 free slot play), second ($75 free slot play) and third place ($25 free slot play). Participants must be present at promotions booth to win. Weekly winners will be announced on Tuesday nights at 6 p.m. Limit one ticket per player, two tickets will be given to members of the VIP tiers. One extra ticket will be issued to players with a player’s club card from any other casino.

Station Casinos/Fiestas: Game Night Specials:  $2 Bud or Bud Light and $1 Hot Dogs during all Thursday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday night NFL games.  (Note: Hot Dogs are NOT available at Santa Fe, Red Rock or Green Valley.)

Golden Nugget: Rare Bonus Point Days! Every Monday during Pro Football Season: 10x slots and 5x video poker.

South Point: Poker Room will host Pro Football Squares throughout September. Poker players will earn one football square for aces full, four-of-a-kind, straight flush or royal flush card hands. Players participating in the first No-Limit Hold’em and 2–4 poker games of the day will receive one square to play during a selected Sunday 1:25 p.m. game or a Sunday, Monday, or Thursday night 5:30 p.m. game. Winning squares at the end of the first, second and third quarters receive $50 and the square selected after the final score will receive $100. Squares are non-transferable and players must be present to redeem prizes.

Rampart Casino: Throughout football season, guests participating in the $20,000 Red Zone to Riches Pro Football Challenge have their chance at a share of a weekly $1,000 prize pool. Resort Rewards players will receive their first pick for free. Every 250 base points or one hour with a $10 average bet on table games earns one entry. Participants with the most correct picks will share the $1,000 weekly prize pool with a top prize of $500. The overall season winner will receive $3,000.

Silver Sevens: FREE $5,000 Weekly Pro Football Challenge. Swipe at the kiosk Tuesday through Saturday each week during the season and pick that week’s winners and win!  Weekly prizes include $500 cash, $250 cash, and free buffets. Members receive free entries: Platinum 4- entries, Gold- 3 entries, Silver- 2 entries, and Red- 1 entry. Earn additional entries for every 1,000 base points.

Boyd Gaming: Pick The Pros – Free Football Contest. $500,000 in Cash Prizes. Guaranteed $10,000 First Place Each Week. New Contest Every Week so you’re always in the game. Participating Casinos: The Orleans Hotel & Casino; Gold Coast Hotel & Casino; Suncoast Hotel & Casino; Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas; California Hotel Casino; Fremont Hotel & Casino; and Main Street Station Casino Brewery Hotel.

Gold Coast: Monday Night Madness Football Viewing Parties. FREE admission. Jerseys Giveaway. Cash prizes during each game. Additional Prizes throughout each game. Reserved “Best Seat in the House”

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: Make your pro football picks at Arizona Charlie’s. If you don’t cash-in a winner, bring in your losing tickets and exchange it for a 2nd Chance Drawing ticket. You’ll get one ticket for every $10 wagered to place in the drum. Every Monday night after halftime both casinos will draw four winners to win cash and prizes. Visit the Race & Sportsbook for details.

Orleans: Monday Night Football Madness. Chance to win over $10,000 in prizes all season long. FREE Viewing Parties in Brendan’s Pub and Viewing throughout the Casino. Doors open at 4pm.
—$10.00 Bucket of Beer (6 Beers)
—$2 Budweiser or Bud Light
—$1.50 Vienna Beef Hot Dogs
Prices are good during PRO Games only. Official Jersey and Budweiser Giveaways on Monday night Games in Brendan’s.

Eastside Cannery: Monday Night Football in Marilyn’s Lounge: 5:30pm – 8:30pm Drink Specials: $1.50 Coors Light Drafts; $6 Coors Light Pitchers; $10 Coors Light Buckets. Halftime Drawings: 1st – Dinner for 2 at Carve ($100 Value); 2nd – 2 Free Concert Tickets; 3rd – 2 Free Buffets; 4th – $25 FSP or $25 Free Table Bet; 5th – $10 FSP or $10 Free Table Bet. Grand Prize Drawings will take place immediately following the Halftime Drawings on the following dates – September 29th – Grand Prize: Trip for 2 with Airfare, Hotel and Charger home game tickets. Available Charger Games: Nov 16th vs Oakland, Dec 7th vs New England or Dec 14th vs Denver. October 27th – Grand Prize: Trip for 2 with Airfare, Hotel and Cardinal home game tickets. Available Cardinal Games: Nov 16th vs Detroit, Dec 7th vs Kansas City or Dec 21st vs Seattle. December 22nd – Grand Prize: 50” Big Screen TV.

M Resort: M Resort’s second annual Touchdown Football Drawing will provide Marquee Rewards members with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win a Big Game getaway package including two tickets to the final game and a $2,500 Visa gift card. Guests who hit any four-of-a-kind combination with a minimum bet of 25 cents on any bar-top video poker machine during select football games at 32° Draft Bar, M Bar or the main casino bar from Sept. 4 through Dec. 28 will be entered into the drawing. All season long, 32° Draft Bar will be the ultimate place to watch the games with multiple big screen televisions, 96 ice-cold brews on tap and a chance to win football prizes, like team jerseys and hats, every quarter during select NFL night games on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. Hungry fanatics can also get their hands on a Gridiron deal that includes a 20-piece bucket of wings and a pitcher of Bud Light for $19.99, available Sept. 4 through Feb. 1, 2015. Guests must be 21 years or older to participate. Official rules and additional details are available on-site at each location and online at www.themresort.com.

Gold Coast: Monday Night Madness Football Parties in the Gold Coast Showroom. Doors open at 4 pm with free admission. Food Specials. Drawings for: Jersey Giveaways, Cash Prizesand “Best Seat in the House.”

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