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Here’s what we found for the week of August 10, 2008…

Here’s what we found this week…

Las Vegas Hilton: Latin Food Festival on Sunday, August 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.  Twenty-one Latino restaurants and food companies and eight beverage companies will join 37 other professional companies for the event. Tickets are $10 per person and children under 12 years of age are FREE.

Gold Coast: “Crazy 4 Coveralls.” Crazy “4” Coveralls Bingo is played on Sundays, August 10, 17 and 24 at the 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. sessions featuring four $1,000 Guaranteed Coveralls at each session with regular pay games for 1-7 and 9-12. A 4-pack minimum is required to use electronic units at these special sessions.

Plaza: Hosting a $40,000 Bingo Spectacular on September 15 and 16.  The doors will open at 8:00 a.m. and play begins at 10:00 a.m. both days. The entry fee is $60 and includes both day’s sessions and a free dauber. Extra packs are $15 each. Room and Bingo packages are available for $120. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 1-866-768-7032 for more information or reservations.

Bighorn and Longhorn Casinos: Giving away FREE 6 packs of Pepsi products with any jackpot of $50 or more in the month of August.

Rampart Casino: Earn 150 points on Wednesday, August 13 and receive a Personal Massager. The points must be earned on the same day and there is a limit of one gift per customer. No points are deducted from the players account.

Jerry’s Nugget: Steak and Shrimp is back at Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop bargain priced at  $7.85 thru the end of August. Steak and Shrimp dining guests will enjoy their meal with their choice of soup or salad, an 8 oz. New York Prime Cut Steak and pan-fried shrimp. Side dishes include choice of whipped potato, baked potato or rice and your choice of homemade garlic or French bread. The special is served all day, everyday thru the end of August.

Suncoast: Players can earn FREE buffets Monday through Thursday in August. Earn 300 points for a FREE breakfast or lunch buffet or earn an additional 600 points for a FREE brunch or dinner buffet and players keep their earned points too. 

Sahara: Winner Wear – Every taxable jackpot winner on machine play receives a Sahara logo T-shirt.  (Ongoing until further notice.)

That’s it for this week.
Luck, Royals, Good Food and Jackpots to all….. Regards, H.  Scot  Krause
Author not responsible for omissions, changes and/or errors.

Ongoing August Promotions  

Eastside Cannery: Grand Opening at 8 pm on August 28. Opening promotions are:  August 28 & 30: Neighborhood Partners. August 29 & 30: FREE Logo Merchandise: 3,000 points – FREE Silk Shirt; 1,800 points – FREE Dry Fit Sport Shirt; 750 points – FREE Eastside Hat (No points deducted.) August 28 – September 30: All new members into the all New C.A.N. Club receives a FREE Grand Opening T-Shirt.

August Gambling Podcast – Blackjack Card Counting Teams with Tommy Hyland: The American Casino Guide has a monthly podcast hosted by the book’s author, Steve Bourie, who talks about topics of interest to travelers who like to visit casinos and during the course of each show he  interviews a special guest from the world of casino travel or gambling.

The August podcast is now available and it features Steve interviewing Tommy Hyland who has run one of the country’s most successful card counting teams for more than 20 years. They discuss his opinion of the “21” movie, how he got started, how teams work, problems that teams encounter, what the future looks like for card counters, and his general advice for blackjack players. To visit the podcast page, go to:

On that page you can also access past interviews with noted gaming authorities, including: Jean Scott, Max Rubin, Bob Dancer, Stanford Wong, Arnold Snyder, John Grochowski, Henry Tamburin, John Robison, The Wizard of Odds, Bill Burton, Jeffrey Compton, Anthony Curtis and Linda Boyd.

Poker Palace: Offering a Mexican Platter for only $4.99 in Maddy’s Café from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily in August. You must join or be a Gold Club member and present your card to your server for the special offer.

Suncoast: 5x points on select reels and video reels August 1-31.

Palms: Play, earn and win scratch cards every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in August from 8 am to 10 pm. Earn 100-1,000 points on slots or 200-2,000 points on video poker in the same day for FREE Scratch cards. A variety of prizes are available including point multipliers, restaurant offers, free points and up to $1,000 in FREE slot play. See Club Palms for details.

Main Street Station: Win a Camry Hybrid in August. Cash prizes will also be awarded. Drawings held Saturday, August 30 beginning at 7:00 PM. For slot players, tickets will be issued at Players Gold at the rate of 5 tickets for every 1,000 bonus points earned. Players Gold Card must be in play. Participants are responsible for checking point levels at Players Gold Center. For table games players, tickets will be issued at Players Gold Center. Earn one ticket for every hour played with a $10 average bet. For every additional $10 increment you’ll receive one ticket. The higher the average bet, or the more time played, will result in additional tickets. Participant must be a Players Gold member currently rated. See Players Gold Center to sign up for free membership and for complete rules and details.

Gold Coast: Lucky 8’s Wheel of Cash $88,000 Giveaway. Earn drawing tickets beginning August 1.  Eight winners at each drawing. Drawings at 8pm on Fridays, August 15, 22 & 29 and Saturdays, August 16, 23 & 30. Slot and table players are eligible. Earn one drawing ticket for every 200 points on slots, or $10 average bet per hour on tables. Each winner receives $500 and is given the chance to exchange the $500 for one spin on the cash wheel. Cash awards on the wheel are $88, $888 and $8,888.

MGM Grand: MGM Grand’s Crazy Horse Paris presents “Local’s Appreciation Month” in August with two for one ticket pricing. Tickets are $50.50 and $60.50 including tax and fees. Locals must show their Nevada State ID to receive the discount.

Vegas Club: $15,000 Bill Breaker Giveaway. Nightly drawings for $500 in cash. Earn entries by playing your favorite slot machines and table games.  Drawings held nightly, August 1-31, at 8 p.m.  Cash prizes: 1st – $300, 2nd – $100 and 3rd – $100.  See Vegas Club Players Club for details.

Golden Nugget: $8.88 tickets available on August 8, 2008 (08-08-08) for “Defending the Caveman.”  For one day only, Las Vegas locals (with valid Nevada ID) can celebrate this day by enjoying tickets priced at $8.88. To purchase $8.88 tickets for the August 8, 2008 performance at 8 p.m., please contact the Golden Nugget Box Office toll free at (866) 946-5336. Tax and service charges are additional.

El Cortez Hotel & Casino: Will serve fresh Marie Callender’s Strawberry Pie for FREE to its Club Cortez members playing table games or slot machines from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 9. Pie slices will be served by the property’s Gambling Gourmet team that provides players with slot and game side dining seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Jerry’s Nugget: Added 5x points on Mondays thru August in addition to ongoing 3x Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Rampart Casino: FREE Clip-On Reading Light Monday and Wednesday, August 4 and 6. Earn 100 points in the same day and receive one FREE clip-on reading light. Limit one per customer per day.

South Point: Big Game Bingo Gala event. On Monday, August 4, the doors will open at 9:00 a.m. for two consecutive days of big Bingo with $125,000 in bingo jackpots up for grabs.  The Warm-Ups games will begin at 11:30 a.m. both mornings and the Gala Games will begin at 12:30 p.m. both days. Registration for the event is by reservation only and limited to 640 players. The entry fee is $150 for both days of bingo and includes one 6-on pack, two breakfast and dinner buffets and daubers. Extra 6-on packs are $25 each, up to a maximum of 9 extra packs. Call (702-796-7111) or visit the South Point Bingo Room to reserve your spot.

Bally’s Las Vegas: Donn Arden’s Jubilee! Is celebrating its 27th year in production.  To commemorate the anniversary, Bally’s Las Vegas is offering a special $27 ticket price to Nevada residents only through Friday, August 15. The special ticket offer can be redeemed at the Bally’s Box Office, at the time of purchase, by showing a valid Nevada identification. Tickets for Jubilee! shows through August 15 can be purchased at the special $27 price beginning now, with a four ticket purchase limit and are based on availability. (Upgraded seating is available at an additional cost.) Donn Arden’s Jubilee! performs twice nightly at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. and is dark on Fridays. Tickets can be purchased at the Bally’s Box office. For more information, call 702.967.4567.

Terrible’s Primm Valley Casino Resorts: Stay two mid-week nights for $34.95 and get a $25 Gas Card. Limited time offer. Call 1-800-FUNSTOP for details.

Plaza/Vegas Club: New Member Sign-up Bonus: Earn: 100 Points = T-Shirt. 600 Points = Free Buffet + T-Shirt. 1,700 Points = $25 Lombardi’s or Great Moments Café Credit + Free Buffet + T-Shirt. 4,000 Points = Two Free Rat Pack is Back Show Tickets + $25 Lombardi’s or Great Moments Café Credit + Free Buffet + T-Shirt. All points must be earned within first 24 hours of sign-up. Tip: Sign up as new member at both clubs and do it twice! (Ongoing offer until further notice.)

Bill’s Gambling Hall: Earn first $5 in comps and receive a FREE logo t-shirt. (Ongoing until further notice.)

Tropicana: Winner’s Club Card members have a chance to win up to $100,000 during its “Swipe to Win $100,000 Cash Giveaway” through August 31. Simply swipe your Winner’s Club Card through any kiosk and press 5 of the any 24 squares that appear the screen. Get two or more Palm Trees and win a FREE prize. Get all 5 Palm Trees and win $100,000!  Guests may swipe their card once per day throughout the promotion.  Visit the Winner’s Club booth for more details.

Sam’s Town: Offering $3 movie tickets on Tuesdays for seniors who are age 60+ when you present your Club Coast card at the Box Office through August 26.  And anyone 21 or older can get free popcorn on Wednesdays with the purchase of a movie ticket through August 27.

Las Vegas Hilton: Star Trek:The Experience is scheduled to close after an 11 year run on September 1, 2008.

Caesars Palace: Earn 300 base rewards in one trip and get a FREE Picnic Blanket thru August 31.

Fitzgeralds: New members sign-up promotion. Receive a FREE Fitz Drawstring Backpack after you earn your first 50 points. Choose from four different colors. (Ongoing until further notice.)

Eldorado/Joker’s Wild Casinos: (Henderson) Customers can earn Coke (Coke and Diet Coke) products July 7 – August 24 for their play and they keep their points. Slot Play – Earn 1,600 pts (no multipliers) and get a 12 pack of Coke or a 24 pack of water. Table Games – Play 12 hours $5 Average Bet & get a 12 pack of Coke or a 24 pack of water. Live Keno – $250 Write – 12 pack of Coke or a 24 pack of water.

Tuscany Casino: All-You-Can-Eat Crab Legs Dinner at Marilyn’s Café on Fridays for $12.99 from 4 pm to 11 pm.  (Limited time offer—no coupon needed.)

Four Queens: “Top it Off” promotion July 1 – August 31. Royal Players Club members who earn their first 40 points will receive a Four Queens Sun Shield.  Members who reach 400 points will receive a $10.00 gas card and $10.00 in Free Slot Play.  Members who reach 800 points will receive an additional $10.00 gas card and $25.00 in Free Slot Play.  Members who reach 1200 points will receive an additional $10.00 gas card and $50.00 in Free Slot Play. Members who reach 1600 points will receive an additional $10.00 gas card and $75.00 in Free Slot Play. Members who reach 2000 points will receive an additional $10.00 gas card and $200.00 Free Slot Play during the promotional dates July 1 – August 31.  Royal Players Club members who play blackjack can also participate in this promotion by earning stamps for every Suited Blackjack dealt during the promotional dates.  See rules posted in the casino.

Riviera: Mad Money Shopping Spree dates have been announced for this year. The shopping dates will be November 20-24.  Every 300 points earned throughout the year = $1 in Shopping Spree money to purchase a variety of gift items during the Spree dates.

Wynn Las Vegas: Offering new members signing up for a Wynn Card a swipe-and-win promo. Upon sign-up, players swipe their card to spin a virtual reel. Prizes include various amounts of free play (minimum award is $10) buffets, vacation packages and show tickets.

Station Casinos: Boarding Pass Meal Deal (ongoing for a limited time until further notice.) Get up to two FREE meals daily at the Station Casino of your choice when you earn 200 points for breakfast, 400 points for lunch or 600 points for dinner. Players keep their earned points too. Buffets must be used on the day they are earned.  See the club booth for complete details. 

Tropicana: Offering guests staying at the hotel a chance to participate in their “Roll 4 Gas” promotion. Upon arrival, when you check-in at the front desk you’ll have the chance to roll four dice for a chance to win FREE buffets, an Island Tower Jacuzzi Suite upgrade, $100 in cash for gas, and funbooks valued up to $200.  The promotion runs through August and is for Sunday through Thursday arrivals only and limited to one roll of the dice per room. Dice-rollers must be at least 21 years of age to be eligible to participate.

Harrah’s Entertainment: “Play $100 On Us.” This new member sign-up promotion is open to anyone over 21 who is not already a member of Total Rewards, including Las Vegas residents. The promotion runs through September 30.  Harrah’s reimburses losses up to $100 incurred on the first day of your Total Rewards membership when you sign-up and play at Harrah’s Las Vegas, Caesars Palace, Bally’s, Paris Las Vegas, Rio, Flamingo Las Vegas and the Imperial Palace. All reimbursements are paid by a cash voucher mailed to your home approximately 60 days after your first day of play.

Station Casinos: Offering a “local’s only” vacation package through September 6.  The Great Escape Package, available at Palace Station, Boulder Station, Santa Fe Station, Texas Station and Sunset Station includes 1 room night, a $25 Station Casino gift card, a $25 table games matchplay coupon, $10 off bingo with $25 buy-in, a 5x points coupon for the day of your choice and 4 games of bowling (except at Palace or Boulder Station). The package price is $49.99 Sunday through Thursday and $79.99 for Fridays and Saturdays. The price does not include resort fees or taxes.

Planet Hollywood: Sunday Night Baseball in the Playing Field Race & Sportsbook. Watch all the action on giant HD projection screens. FREE beer with a minimum wager from 4 – 8 pm. Proposition wagers ava

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino : Will be giving players the opportunity at $10,000 in cash and free slot play. New sign-ups for the Rockstar Players Club will receive five free entries. Participants may earn one additional entry for every 100 points earned, suited blackjacks and $100 or more Race or Sports bets. 

Ellis Island Casino: Celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year, now offering 40X (forty) points on select machines, including some video poker machines. They are also offering 6X points (on selected machines) every Sunday & Tuesday, in addition to their standard 5X points every Friday.  Promotion will continue indefinitely, or until further notice. Additional 40th anniversary promotions will be forthcoming over the next few weeks.

Terrible’s: Cruise-A-Week Giveaway. Every 250 points earned receives a drawing ticket for weekly cruise drawings held every Friday night at 8:00 p.m. Earn 1million points by October 31, 2008 and receive a FREE cruise, or redeem points to “buy a cruise” for 350,000 points.

Hacienda: The 2008 American Casino Guide is available for sale in the gift shop. The book retails for $16.95. Customers may purchase books with slot club points.

Summer Pool Parties

Green Valley Ranch: Green Valley Ranch resort has partnered with Smooth Jazz 105.7 FM “The Oasis” along with 10 Cane Rum, to bring a FREE poolside summer jazz series to the Green Valley Ranch pool every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. In addition to the weekly series, Smooth Jazz 105.7 FM jazzes up a new Sunday brunch at Terra Verde Italian Cuisine inside Green Valley Ranch with live music, every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., featuring music by Calvin Brooks. Italian inspired Sunday brunch items include eggs romagnola with crispy prosciutto, frittata with lobster and asparagus, chilled seafood platter, assorted flatbreads and pastries and much more. Terra Verde Italian Cuisine is open Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended by calling (702) 617-7075.

Sahara: Summer Saturday Oasis Pool & Bar pool parties, from 4 to 8 p.m., featuring live music, specialty cocktails and a poolside grill serving Caribbean fare. Poolside massages are available until 6 p.m. Bikini blackjack will also be available, based on availability.


Vegas Values” Promotions That Are Still In Effect…All information is deemed reliable but it’s advisable to CALL AHEAD to verify as casino promotions change often and without notice

FREE Alamo Rental Car Coupons – The American Casino Guide has three great coupons from Alamo that can save you money on your next car rental and they are all valid through 12/31/08. For details, go to:

FREE National Rental Car Coupons – The American Casino Guide has three great coupons from National that can save you money on your next car rental and they are all valid through 12/31/08. For details, go to:

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder/Decatur: Both launched a new program that reimburses new slot club members’ losses up to $100 on their first day of play when they sign up for a new A.C.E. Rewards card. The “100 Reasons to Join and Play” acquisition program allows new members to receive up to $100 in slot play on their first day. #71507

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder : Offering weekly Blackjack Tournaments on Thursdays with added money known as the “Winner’s Rollover Purse.”  Each week Arizona Charlie’s Boulder will add $100 to the “Winner’s Rollover Purse.” Players must qualify through play on their Ultimate Rewards Club card in order to be eligible to win the Purse. Players will be able to qualify each Thursday by playing slots and earning a minimum of 100 Action Cash points or live blackjack for two hours at a $5 minimum bet. Once the player is qualified, they will be eligible to win the “Winner’s Rollover Purse.” That means if they win the tournament, they will win both the daily purse and the “Winner’s Rollover Purse.” If the winner does not qualify for the Purse, the $100 rolls over until the next week. As each week progresses the “Winner’s Rollover Purse” will continue to grow until a tournament player qualifies and wins. Each weekly tournament is limited to 54 entrants (including re-buys) with a maximum of six entrants per table. The tournament will be a three round format: Qualifying Round, Semi-Final Round and Final Round. Registration begins at 5 p.m. every Thursday at the cashier’s cage. The first turn of the cards will take place at 6 p.m. Buy-ins and re-buys are $25 and all monies collected from tournament players will be distributed daily. Visit the table games pit for complete details.

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur: Opened an Outback Steakhouse inside the casino replacing the former Yukon Grille. Outback Steakhouse features a menu of uniquely seasoned steaks, prime rib, chops, ribs, chicken, seafood, and pasta.  Serving the freshest food possible, all Outback Steakhouse dishes are made from scratch every day with the highest quality ingredients.  The Arizona Charlie’s Decatur Outback restaurant serves lunch and dinner seven days a week:  Sunday– Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Friday – Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. #3307

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur: Newly remodeled poker room now features No-Limit Texas Hold’em Tournaments every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday starting at noon. They also offer a Bad Beat Wheel, High Hand Jackpots and free poker lessons. #71705

Bellagio: Expanded Poker Room. Now with 7,000 square feet, the room features 40 tables, among the largest in Las Vegas.  “Bobby’s Room” is the new two-table high-limit room named in honor of 1978 World Series of Poker Champion and Mirage Resorts President and Chief Executive Officer Bobby Baldwin. Celebrity painter Leroy Neiman has been commissioned to create a painting representing the current high stakes poker greats battling it out. The smoke-free poker room, located next to the Race & Sports Book, offers guests 24-hour tableside dining, complimentary beverage service, safe deposit boxes, a full-service cashier cage with five windows and an overhead state-of-the-art music system.  There also are eight 32” television monitors and 11 42” plasma screens throughout the room for viewing sporting events or other programming.  In addition to ‘Bobby’s Room,’ a five-table high-limit area sits in an elevated section of the poker room. Daily tournaments will be held and interested players can visit the poker room for more details.  ‘Bobby’s Room’ will host a variety of the highest action games in the world and will require players to buy-in for a minimum of $20,000. #5105

Bighorn Casino and Longhorn Casino: “Old Vegas Prices” have returned at the Bighorn Casino and Longhorn Casino. The Bighorn is offering a 6 oz. New York Steak and Shrimp dinner with salad, potato, vegetable and dinner roll for only $5.99. The Longhorn is offering an 8 oz. New York Steak dinner with salad, potato, vegetable and roll for only $4.99. #50108

Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon : The former Barbary Coast is now part of the Harrah’s Entertainment family, now known as Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall and Saloon.  The casino is not currently part of Total Rewards and you must get a new Bill’s Player’s Club card. For more information, visit:

Binion’s Gambling Hall: Now offering $10 in Free Play when you sign up for Binion’s Club as a first-time new member. #071507

Binion’s Gambling Hall:  Original Coffee Shop has a Prime Rib dinner special served 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for $8.95. Also available is a steak and lobster special for $11.95 served daily from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Ongoing until further notice.)

Boulder Station: Also see Station Casinos

Caesars Palace: Upped their betting limits to the highest on the Strip, allowing bets of $50,000 a hand at blackjack (and craps.) #121507

California: For a FREE subscription to “News at the Cal,” including winner’s photographs, news, promotions and sometimes a coupon or two, call 1-800-634-6505, ext. 2677.  The newsletter is published 6 times a year and also includes news from the Fremont and Main Street Station.

California: A sort of “nice touch” when you hit a royal flush or top slot jackpot, the California Hotel will take a polaroid photo of you with your “lucky” machine as a souvinir gift and present it to you in a little display card.  They will also include the photo in their monthly newsletter.  They almost always give some little “extra” gift when you hit the jackpot, too, like a t-shirt, stuffed animal or beanie baby. #12314

California: The Logo and Gift Shops offer a 10% discount on apparal and souvenirs to those who show their Slot Club Card when making a purchase. #11501

California: The Market Street Cafe offers a daily Prime Rib Special that includes salad bar, entree, potato, vegetable, and cherries jubilee over ice cream for dessert, for $6.99.  Ask for it if you don’t see it on the menu.  #1124

Cannery/Rampart Casinos: FREE $5,000 Horse Handicappers Contest continues on the second Sunday of every month at Cannery and Rampart Casinos. #91606

Cannery: The 2008 American Casino Guide book is available at the Gift Shop at the Cannery. The book is loaded with valuable Las Vegas coupons and players may purchase the books using slot club points. The coupons in the book are valid through late December 2008.

Casino Royale: Changed its Players Club from a coin-out system to coin-in. Reel and video slots earn one point for every $3.00 coin-in and video poker requires $6.00 coin-in to earn a point. 100 points = $1.00 in cash-back for a return of .33% cash back for slots and .17% for video poker. A minimum of 1,000 points is required for cash back redemption and must be claimed within 48 hours of earning the points. #31906

Casino Royale: Offers 100 Times Odds on Craps and also has a new “Funbook” available to first time new sign-ups to their Slot Club. The Funbook looks promising with some very good gaming bonuses. #92301

Circus Circus: “Whirlwind of Cash.”  Earn five drawing tickets for every 50 points accumulated on your Circus Player’s Club account. Table games, Sports and Poker Room players can also earn drawing entries. A total of 20 winners are drawn daily at noon, 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm with a chance to step into the whirlwind of cash booth and collect as much money as you can. If you grab the “Bonus Bill,” (designated bill identified by its serial #)   you will win an extra $500 in FREE Slot Play. Must be present to win at all drawings. Players may only win once per drawing but may win at all drawings too. The drum is emptied nightly at 10:00 pm. #30108

Circus Circus : In Septmeber 2007 they started a new player’s club called, Circus Player’s Club. They are not part of the multi-property MGM/Mirage Player’s Club. The new club offers its members $5 cash back or $10 in free slot play for every 200 points earned on your account. It takes $5 to earn one point on slots and $10 to earn one point on video poker, video blackjack and video keno. Earn 5000 points in a calendar year and receive an extra $50 in free slot play. Comp dollars are back and remain on your account until you choose to redeem them as long as you play on your card at least once every twelve months.  Be among the first to get your new Circus Player’s Club card (however, your “One Club” card will still continue to work) and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a grand prize of $5,000 cash to be given away on Friday, November 30.  Club members also get a 10% discount at any Circus Circus retail outlet when you present your card. See the new Player’s Club booth for complete details on the new club.

Circus Circus: It’s rarely mentioned, or seen in print, so perhaps many readers don’t know that you can view Live Circus Acts for FREE on a daily basis from 11 am to midnight. Fun for kids as well as adults. Also: Clip a coupon from the freebie magazines around town for $4.00 off an all day ride admission to The AdventureDome. For more information, call 1-800-444-2472 or visit the website at:  #1030 

Club Fortune (Henderson): Expanded its gaming floor to include table games, live poker and a 150-seat bingo room. Bingo is played at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and at 1:00, 3:00, 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Minimum buy-in is $4 but players can win up to $1000 by validating the Fortune Balls for $1 more. #32104 

Coast Casinos: Club Coast members now get FREE admission to the Fantastic Indoor Swap Meet (on Decatur at Oakey) when you present your card at the door.  

Ellis Island: Price increase on its famous $4.95 not-on-the-menu Steak Dinner special.  Ellis Island has held the line for years on this great special, but has finally upped the price to $6.99.  The meal now includes an Ellis Island draft beer, easily worth a buck or two more anyway.  As always, the dinner remains the same including a 10-ounce filet-cut steak, salad, vegetable, potato and dinner rolls.  It is not on the menu. Ask your server for the special. #92307

Ellis Island: New members signing up for the Passport Player’s Club currently receive 5,000 FREE slot club points (a $5.00 value, although you cannot redeem them until you reach at least 10,000 points in the club,) plus a Deck of Cards. Ongoing promotion until further notice. #62903

Ellis Island: They offer FREE Bingo at 9 am on weekdays, and special benefits with their 55+ Club, if you are 55 years of age or older.  Call 702-733-8901 for details. #1076

Emerald Island Casino (Henderson): Royal Flush Fridays: Hit a natural Royal Flush of $200 or more (no wild cards) and win up to 3 Wheel Spin Certificates for cash and prizes. 4-of-a-Kind Mondays – 8 AM – 11 PM – Hit a natural 4 of a kind and get a special ticket, collect 6 tickets and win a wheel spin certificate.  (Ongoing until further notice.)

Excalibur: Offering “Win Cards,” a set of cards explaining table games and how to best bet, play and win them. The instructional cards are purchased for $10.00 and the player receives $15.00 in non-negotiable chips that can only be used at the table games . 

Excalibur: Doubled the size of its poker room. The poker room now offers 20 tables including lower limit games for beginners. The Excalibur also continues to give free daily poker lessons at 2:00 p.m. #52304

Fiesta Rancho/Henderson: Announced that effective 2/1/08, players can: “Redeem points at 600 points = $1 FREE slot play.” All redemptions begin February 1, 2008 from points earned from January 25 forward. 

Fitzgeralds Smile Birthday Promotion: You can receive 500 cash-back points within 14 days of your birthday (before or after).  Simply insert cash into any slot machine on the casino floor, earn at least one point, and 500 points will automatically be added to your account. #102305

Flamingo Las Vegas: Announced Donny and Marie Osmond as the resort’s newest headliner in the Flamingo Showroom.  Beginning Sept. 9, 2008 the duo will dazzle audiences of all ages with their iconic style of entertainment.  The 90-minute extravaganza will highlight Donny & Marie’s greatest hits in a multimedia spectacle presented on a custom designed stage with multiple video screens and a large cast of dancers. This will mark the first time in 29 years that they will have performed an extended residency engagement in Las Vegas. Tickets for Donny & Marie are now on sale. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday with an additional Saturday matinee at 3:30 p.m.  Ticket prices are $85, $99 and $115 (plus tax and fees). A limited number of VIP packages are available for $250 (plus tax and fees), which includes a special after-show commemorative photo with the stars. Tickets are available at the Flamingo Box Office, by phone at (702) 733-3333 or (800) 221-7299 or by visiting

Four Queens: Offering Royal Players Club Members’ food specials in Magnolia’s including a $4.95 ham and eggs special or buttermilk pancakes and eggs (served from 11:00 p.m. to 11:00 a.m.); a Double Queens Burger or Lunch Salad for $5.95 (available 24 hours), or a $6.95 8 oz. Prime Rib Dinner or ½ BBQ Chicken Dinner (served from 4:00 p.m. to midnight daily.)  #11308

Four Queens Smile Birthday Promotion: Royal Players Club members can receive a two-for-one dinner voucher for Magnolia’s during your birthday month simply by presenting your identification and players card at the slot club booth.  (Ongoing promotion.) #42003

Four Queens: Magnolia’s (Coffee Shop,) serves a complete Prime Rib Dinner Nightly, from 4 pm to 12 Midnight for $7.95. #12702

Four Queens: Now offering “Win Cards,” available at The Slot Club Booth.

Fremont: Hit 21 Blackjacks in a 24-hour period and receive a FREE logo jacket.  Buy a 21 game Keno ticket at $1 per game and receive a FREE stuffed frog. #90107

Fremont: 3x points on all $1 and $5 reel slot machines, all day, every day. 

Gold Coast: The new poker room, offering eight tables is now open. They feature $1-5 Seven Card Stud, Omaha Hi $4-8 and Texas Hold’em ($2-4, $4-8, $6-12, $10-20 and No Limit.)  The room also features plasma screen televisions to view all of your favorite sporting events while playing. #1205

Golden Gate: 99-cent Shrimp Cocktail is now $1.99. The good news is that all you have to do is sign up or be a member of the 1906 Club, the hotel’s slot club, which is free to join anyway, and you’ll still get the famous shrimp cocktail anytime for the same 99-cents! Just present your card when ordering. #50108

Green Valley Ranch: New Seafood Buffet from 8 am to 9 pm every Sunday for $23.99. #32308

Hacienda Casino Hotel: New graveyard specials including Bacon or Sausage and Eggs for 99 cents, Giant Ham Steak and Eggs for $2.99 and Steak and Eggs for $5.99 all served with hash browns and toast from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. #50108

Hard Rock Casino: New special in the Coffee Shop. “All-You-Can-Eat Prime Rib” dinner for $9.99. Served with a baked potato and fresh seasonal veggies, the meal also comes with a side salad or cup of soup and you can have as much prime rib as you like. It is not on the menu and you have to request it. The deal is available from 4:00 p.m.-4:00 a.m. daily. #31608

Hard Rock Casino: Hard Rock Collector Pins (lapel/hat pins) are back! Earn 1,500 points during any month and earn the “Pin of the Month” for FREE. (Ongoing until further notice.) #3208

Hard Rock Casino: Now offers $30 for $20 Win Cards. Buy in for $20, get a set of Win Cards (basic explanation/strategy for table games) and $30 in non-negotiable chips.  First time Win Cards have ever been offered for more than the standard $15 for $10 deal.  Offer is available once per year. #90107


Harrah’s Propertie: Pick up a coupon from any Harrah’s Total Rewards booth (Harrah’s, Bally’s, Paris, Caesars Palace, Flamingo or the Rio) and take it to any other Harrah’s property and receive a FREE t-shirt after earning 25 base reward credits at the second property you visit. (Ongoing until further notice.) #40108

Harrah’s Properties: Poker rooms have launched “Progressive Mega Beat Jackpot Poker.”  Players win for losing in this multi-property Texas Hold’em progressive.  Poker players have the chance to earn $50,000 or more playing Texas Hold’em at any one of six participating Harrah’s properties including Harrah’s Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, O’Sheas Casino, Bally’s Las Vegas, Paris Las Vegas and Harrah’s Laughlin. The new Mega Beat Jackpot starts at $50,000 and increases daily if there is no winner. The initial qualifying hand to win the Mega Beat Jackpot is when four 10’s or higher is beaten by a higher four-of-a-kind or better. Each week the Mega Beat Jackpot isn’t won, the qualifying hand will drop numerically until the Mega Beat Jackpot is won. Once the jackpot is claimed, the prize will reset at $50,000 and the qualifying hand will return to four 10’s. When a Mega Beat Jackpot is hit, all active players engaged in an eligible Texas Hold’em game at any one of the participating casinos will win a share of the Mega Beat Jackpot. Official rules and regulations about the Mega Beat Jackpot Promotion are available in the poker room of each participating casino.

Harrah’s: Take a stroll through the Carnaval Court area located outside between Harrah’s and the Imperial Palace to pick up FREE coupons from representatives for valuable discounts to use at Harrah’s.  On a recent walk-thru coupons received included $3.00 off a buffet and 2-for-1 Improv Comedy Show vouchers, a $24.95 value. #63002

Harrah’s: FREE Live Entertainment daily at the Outdoor Carnaval Court beginning at 3:00 pm Monday through Friday and starting at 1:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.  Continues throughout each day thru Midnight or 1:00 am.  (Various acts and attractions.) #32402

Harrah’s/Rio: Complimentary shuttle bus service runs daily between the two resorts from 9 am to 1 am. They make continuous loops every 20 to 25 minutes. All shuttles also have wheelchair access. #1059

Hooters Casino Hotel: Dan Marino’s Restaurant serves 25-cent wings from midnight to 6:00 a.m. nightly. (Ongoing until further notice.) #20208

Hooters Casino Hotel: Now offering an exclusive promotion for new Owl Rewards Club members. Once guests join they will receive $100 in Free Slot Play on select machines and a packet of special coupons ranging from a Free Ticket to a Show in the Night Owl Showroom, Food & Beverage specials, Gaming Specials or Retail specials. (Shows, times and specials may vary). New members also get a chance to participate in the MVP Promotion for a chance to scratch their way to $50,000. For more details and complete rules, see the Owl Rewards Club. #120107

Hooters Casino Hotel: Million Dollar Swipe. Swipe your Owl Rewards Club card everyday and you could win a million dollars.  Plus, every swipe is a winner. Win cash, Owl Rewards Club points and Hooters logo gear. #6207

Hooters Casino Hotel: New Owl Rewards Player’s Club began March 1, 2007. Now offering cashback. Earn one Owl reward point for every $1.50 played on machines. 500 points equals $5 in cash back. #3307

Imperial Palace: “Legends Pit” features “Dealertainers;” celebrity impersonators who deal table games every Thursday through Sunday from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m. Current Dealertainer impersonators include the Blues Brothers, Elvis, Madonna, Liberace, Flip Wilson, Zorro, Barbra Streisand, Frankie Avalon, Crocodile Dundee, Rod Stewart and Buddy Holly. #62903

Jerry’s Nugget: “Extra Cash Video Poker Punch Cards” are back, now with extended days and times to play and win. Guests may have up to three punch cards, varying between nickel, quarters, dollars or three cards of the same denomination. All guests with a More Club Card are eligible to participate. Play Sunday at midnight through Thursday at midnight, get a “Four of a Kind” on your favorite video poker machine (A, Q, K, J, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10) and a Jerry’s Nugget slot team member will punch your Extra Cash Card. Once you have successfully completed all 13 punches on a single punch card you will be rewarded with extra cash. Nickel players receive $50, quarter players receive $100.00 and dollar players receive $150.00. All guests must visit the More Club Redemption Center located inside the Gift Shop of Jerry’s Nugget to receive their punch cards. The More Club (Gift Shop) is open 24 hours every day, for your convenience. #71507

Jerry’s Nugget: Offers one of the lowest minimum buy-in rates for bingo found anywhere in Las Vegas. For $3 you can enjoy playing and pick up several gifts too. #42503

Jerry’s Nugget : “Paycheck Frenzy” (primarily for Las Vegas locals.) Cash a paycheck of $300 or more at the Jerry’s Nugget Cashier’s Cage from midnight on Thursdays through Saturdays at 11:59 p.m. and receive a Millionaire Paycheck Frenzy game token.  The token can be played at the Paycheck Frenzy Video Wall and every token inserted is a guaranteed winner. Prizes on the Video Wall include: double to triple jackpots; 5 to 10 times bonus points; free dinners; free Prime Rib; free pizza; free bottle of wine; free entertainment show tickets; $50 Gift Shop shopping sprees; and cash – participants can win up to $50,000. Other than winning the $50,000 Mega Cash Reward, the top prizes of the Paycheck Frenzy Game also include a new Toyota Matrix, Toyota Celica or a Toyota Tundra. #3307

Joker’s Wild (Henderson): Has added Live Poker and a Slot Club. The Poker Room offers Texas Hold’ Em, open daily at 9:00 am. Featuring: daily tournaments at 11 am and 2 pm and evening tournaments at 7:30 pm Sunday – Thursday.  Opened Prime Rewards Players Club. #62605

Las Vegas Hilton: “Group Therapy Thursdays” in the Tempo Lounge from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.  There is no cover charge or drink minimum and partygoers enjoy live jazz music by Nova and drink specials from Sex Vodka. You can play table games for drawings at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. for cash and prizes too. Tempo is an intimate lounge, located off the main casino, with a unique design that combines a bar area, comfortable tables for relaxing and a private area in the rear portion. Nova will offer a variety of music, including all styles of jazz: standards, bossa nova, samba, cha cha, r&b, Latin, and easy listening favorites. After 10:00 p.m., the music continues with a DJ.  #50108

Las Vegas Hilton: Hit a natural Royal Flush on any video poker machine or a jackpot worth at least $1,000 on slots, and you’ll receive a FREE warm logo blanket. (Note: New gift replaces previous winter jacket. Ongoing until further notice.)  #40108

Las Vegas Hilton: Superbook Saturdays Horse Handicapping Contest every Saturday with registration open beginning on Fridays at 10 a.m. All entry fees plus $500 will be awarded in prize money each Saturday. See the Superbook for complete details.#40108

Las Vegas Hilton: Hometown Hot Spot program, offering locals a myriad of discounts throughout the property, now has “alien” value as well.  Star Trek: The Experience gives locals with the Hilton’s player’s club card (and Hot Spot sticker) 15% off their purchase at Quark’s Bar & Restaurant as well as The Experience. (Tax and gratuity excluded). #5706

Las Vegas Hilton : Launched its weekly $10,000 Wheel of Winners in its Spacequest Casino.  Player’s Club members can earn entries into the $10,000 Wheel of Winners drawing by playing 40 minutes on either a slot machine or table game in one day.  Five players will be chosen to spin the wheel for cash prizes up to $5,000 each week. More details at the Player’s Club. Ongoing until further notice. #41706

Las Vegas Hilton: By popular demand, Star Trek: The Experience is bringing back their Museum only tour pass for $14.99. Some guests don’t feel they have the stomach to “go on the mission” so, STTE is offering them a chance to leisurely “stroll the history of the future” while their friends fight Borg assimilation or a Klingon invasion. The History of the Future Museum is a self-guided exhibit which features displays of more than 200 Star Trek costumes, weapons, makeup special effects and props used in the television series and motion pictures. Featured along the route of the tour is the History of the Future timeline which chronicles space travel and discovery, starting with Galileo and then through to the final voyage of the starship Voyager. (Ongoing until further notice.)

Longhorn (Boulder Highway, south of Sam’s Town): Added/opened a slot club called the Big Shot Player’s Club.  Every dollar played earns 1 point. 500 points equals’ $1 cash back (.20%), while 400 points earns $1 in restaurant comps. The current promotion, Quick Start, gets you a free breakfast with the first 200 points accumulated on your card, a free lunch after the first 300 points, and a free dinner with the first 400 points. No point redemption necessary. For more information, call the Longhorn at 702/435-9170. #6103

Luxor: WIN CARDS program featuring $30 for $20 in casino chips. The special, non-negotiable chips actually “stay-up” until lost! (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)  #120107

Luxor: Offers free tip sheets for playing live poker. Pick up a Poker Etiquette Guide and a Poker Gaming Guide (explaining how the various poker games are played in the casino) for free in the Poker Room.  Luxor also gives new members signing up for the One Club a free pull on a promotional slot machine for a chance to win cash and prizes.  No purchase or play is required. #82204

Luxor: Offers free poker lessons every day at 2:00 p.m. They also pay a cash bonus ($20-$100) in the poker room on all 4-of-a-kinds, straight flushes and royal flushes. Beginning in September, 2004 the poker room will also offer a free football pool every Monday night. #71104

Luxor:  Try their website for offers, tournament information, and “specials only available to customers with e-mail addresses.” The address is: #1013

Mandalay Bay: Win Cards are now available offering $30 for $20 in casino table game chips. These special, non-negotiable chips actually “stay-in-play” until lost.  The Win Cards packet also includes playing strategies and instructions and even a token tip for the dealers. #70108

Main Street Station: An often overlooked promotion called “Score with Four,” continues at MSS. Hit any 4-of-a-kind, straight flush, royal flush or 300-coin slot win and receive a scratch card for additional cash. Most of the scratch cards are of the $1-$5 variety, but they claim to offer cards valued at $20, $50 and $100, as well as rare $5,000 cards. #1001

Mirage: The hotel’s famed lobby aquarium, previously one of the most elaborate and technically advanced in the world, has been remodeled featuring an all-new display. The addition of hundreds of new sea creatures to the exhibit provides a rare glimpse into the aquatic wonders of our planet.  Nearly 1,000 marine life forms now comprise a thriving undersea community within the 20,000-gallon display.  Sharks, stingrays and porcupine fish now can be seen swimming side-by-side with eels, sea bass and puffer fish behind four-inch thick acrylic walls. The Mirage Lobby Aquarium is located directly behind the front desk.  #11107

Miscellaneous Offer: The 2008 American Casino Guide Books are available in the following casino gift shops in Las Vegas: Texas Station, Palace Station, Green Valley Ranch, Sunset Station, Santa Fe Station, Fiesta Rancho, Wild Wild West, Terrible’s, Cannery and Hacienda (in Boulder City). The price is $16.95.  Players may use their points to purchase books

Miscellaneous Offer: Casino Comps Yahoo Group. The goal of the Yahoo Group, “Casino Comps,” is to track the level of comps provided by individual casinos based on a given level of play. Additionally, casino promotions are tracked and analyzed, to determine their actual value. Comps earned by all games (table games, slots, video poker, poker room)are covered, however special emphasis will be placed on video poker, since many casinos allow for returns of over 100% when play results are combined with comps. Las Vegas is the primary focus of Casino Comps. Also since Las Vegas casinos tend to provide different comps for locals than for visitors both sets of comps are covered by this forum. The group is FREE to join. The link to the group is: #42306 

Miscellaneous Offer: Good Las Vegas discount coupons: ; #51604

Miscellaneous Offer:  For a current package on Tourist Attractions in Las Vegas and throughout the state of Nevada, contact the Nevada Commission on Tourism at: 1-800-NEVADA-8, or visit the website at:   Included are a Visitor’s Guide, Events and Shows Listing, and an RV and Camping Guide. #42102

Miscellaneous Offer: For a FREE subscription to a quarterly magazine that features Gaming and Horse Racing, follow the instructions with this link The magazine is called “Southern Gaming and Destinations.” #33102

Miscellaneous Offer: FREE Video Poker e-mail Group.  You can join a newly organized FREE Video Poker Discussion Group by signing up at the following page:   The group is simply called, “vpFREE.” #123001

Nevada Palace/Eastside Cannery: Cannery Casino Resorts (CCR) has completed the acquisition of Nevada Palace Hotel & Casino. Nevada Palace will continue to operate under the management of CCR while the Eastside Cannery is built on the site of Nevada Palace with construction beginning in January of 2007. The Eastside Cannery will feature a 307-room and suite hotel, 65,000 square feet of casino floor, six restaurants, a 200-seat entertainment lounge, two casino bars, 20,000 square feet of ballroom and meeting space, a 430-seat Bingo Room, a 150-seat Race & Sports Book, eight poker tables, 26 table games and 2,100 slot machines. The theme and décor of the casino and guest tower will be the next generation of the successful Cannery look.  Eastside Cannery will update the nostalgic 40’s and 50’s theme of the current Cannery, located in North Las Vegas on Craig Road, to a hip 60’s style industrial look. #102206

Opera House Casino: Closed its table games, making way for additional slots. Note: The matchplay coupons in the 2008 American Casino Guide book are being accepted at the Silver Nugget Casino instead.

Palace Station: Buffet special: $6.99 Dinner in the Feast Buffet. (Ongoing until further notice.) #40108

Palms: It’s fiesta time at Garduños as the restaurant features a Sunday Margarita Brunch. The all-you-can-eat brunch includes a menu of authentic Mexican dishes, breakfast specialties and all-you-can-drink margaritas. The Margarita Brunch is offered from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is $14.99 per person. #82805

Plaza: Give them your new or updated e-mail address and receive your choice of 1,000 FREE club points or a FREE small gift item. #90107

Planet Hollywood Casino: FREE Daily Slot Tournament. The tournament gives guests an opportunity to participate in five minutes of play to have a chance to win prizes up to $1,000 in cash. Tournaments are held daily from noon until 8 p.m. every 30 minutes. One free play is given for new member sign ups. Existing player cardholders can participate once a day.  Guests can receive one entry ticket at the A-List Players Club. (Ongoing until further notice.) #020108

Poker Palace Smile Birthday Promotion: Birthday special: Club members with at least 1,500 lifetime points get a free dinner for two. Can be used anytime during the month of your birthday. #82204

Railroad Pass: FREE T-Shirt given on top jackpot payouts on all nickel and quarter machines. FREE Jacket given on jackpots of $4,000 or more on dollar machines. Ongoing promotion. #102603

Rampart Casino: Earn buffet discounts daily. Earn 20 points to receive a $2 discount off the lunch buffet, 50 points to receive $5 off the dinner buffet or 60 points to receive both discounts. No points are deducted. #10108

Rampart/Cannery Casinos: FREE $5,000 Horse Handicappers Contest continues on the second Sunday of every month at Cannery and Rampart Casinos. #91606

Riviera: New poker room offering 6 Texas Hold’em tables spreading $2-4 and $4-8 Limit and $1-3 No Limit.  The room is non-smoking and $5 food vouchers good for the buffet or Kady’s Coffee Shop are given to players who spend at least 2-3 hours at the tables. Higher comp awards are given to those who play longer.  The room is open 24/7 and daily tournaments are scheduled to get underway soon. #71705

Sahara: Café 5 for 5 KENO Special. Play one KENO game for $5 or more and get a FREE 5-spot quick pick. Win up to $800. Available daily in the Caravan Cafe. See a KENO representative for details. (Ongoing until further notice.)  #40108

Sahara: “Double Down” for $2. Get a double shot of any drink for just $2 more, now available at any casino bar at the Sahara. #323208

Sahara: $8.99 Prime Rib Special at the Caravan Café. Club Sahara Members get $3 off the regular price of a prime rib dinner including a baked potato and fresh vegetable medley. Just show your Club Sahara from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the 24/7 Caravan Café. #21008

Sahara: Double Comp Thursdays and Sundays. Use your Club Sahara comp dollars on any Sunday or Thursday in the Caravan Cafe’, Sahara Buffet, Paco’s, House of Lords, NASCAR Bar or the NASCAR Cafe’, and you’ll receive 50% off of the portion of the bill being paid for with comp dollars. #92307

Santa Fe Station Smile Birthday Promotion: Ongoing Birthday Promotion: FREE $25 table games bet if you stop in and play on your birthday! (Must show a valid I.D.)  Not a matchplay…just a free $25 bet! #6406

Santa Fe Station: New No-Limit Poker Texas Hold ‘Em Tournaments every Wednesday at 10:00 am. $35 buys $1,000 in Tournament Chips. Limits go up every 20 minutes starting at $25 and $50 Blinds. Unlimited Re-buys during the first hour. $10 buys $500 in Tournament Chips. #51406

Santa Fe Station: Fill out a coupon at The Boarding Pass Center to receive  $15.00 in non-negotiable Gaming Chips for $10.00 along with a set of FREE Win Cards (strategy techniques.)  Offer is limited to ONE per person. #52001

Sierra Gold and Pt’s Taverns (Operating as the Golden Tavern Group Las Vegas and also includes Golds, PT’s Places and PT’s Pubs): They are among the most popular local bars and pubs in Las Vegas with 39 locations.  “Golden Jackpot” is their new player rewards program offering patrons the chance to win instant bonus cash just by being logged in.  The system links logged-in Golden Reward members (a card-less slot club that utilizes special numbers to activate your account) at each individual tavern location to offer bonus cash each time a player hits one of three winning hands.  The winning player and each logged-in member at that tavern location will receive up to $20 in instant bonus cash.  Golden Jackpot winning hands include a $20 payout for a royal flush, $10 for weekly selected 4-of-a-kind, and $5 for selected non-poker jackpots.  Sierra Gold and PT’s taverns are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  For more information, visit or #41706

Silver Nugget: As of July 1, 2007, the new Silver Rewards Club claims to be offering the most generous locals club for combined cash back and benefits, featuring the “Fastest Cash Back” in town. $300 coin-in = $1 cash back. Players also can now qualify for one of 7 different tiers of benefits.

Silverton: Launched a weekly, ladies-only poker tournament Fridays at 9 p.m. Every Friday, a $37 buy-in gets each participant $2,000 in chips and one of 30 seats in the tournament.  Players also have the option to purchase an additional $1,000 in tournament chips for $3 at registration.  Entry is limited to female Discovery Club members only.  Club membership is FREE. Visit the poker room for complete rules and prize structure breakdown.

Silverton : Stop by the Silverton Casino Lodge Discovery Card club booth for a chance to win $10,000 in free slot play. Everyone who submits his or her e-mail address has a chance to win. #30108

Silverton: Smokin’ Aces Video Poker Tournaments. Every first and third Thursday of the month, Silverton Discovery Club members can participate in the “Smokin’ Aces” video poker tournament for a share of $1,000 cash. To qualify, Discovery Club members must earn points by playing specially marked machines. Members have eight minutes or 600 credits, which ever comes first, to rack up as many points as possible. The players with the top 10 scores will advance to the final round, which will determine placement for prize money. Registration begins at 7 a.m. the morning of the tournament and patrons must pay an entry fee of 2,500 points, $5 cash or player loyalty coupons. Seat and round numbers will be assigned at the time of registration. #21008

Silverton: Poker Room offers FREE poker lessons. Poker lessons are held Monday – Friday at 9:00 a.m. The hour-long sessions welcome walk-up guests and are taught by the Silverton’s Poker Shift Supervisor, with over 30 years of experience. For more information, visit the new poker room or call (702) 737-3100. #8/28/05

Slots-A-Fun: Updates and current ongoing promotions: $1 Blackjack, Single and Double Decks, 3 Card Poker, Let-it-Ride, 25¢ & 50¢ Roulette and $1 Craps. FREE drink of your choice for any check cashed. #82401

Slots-A-Fun (Next to Circus-Circus): Coupons on a regular basis are available in many of the freebie magazines around town for a FREE Deck of Cards with a $1.00 purchase in the Gift Shop. You can also pick up coupon books at Circus-Circus to use at Slots A Fun, and your Ringmaster Slot Club Card will work at either Circus-Circus or Slots A Fun. #1033

South Point : Baja Miguel’s is serving lunch specials from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily.  Choose two entrees from enchiladas, flautas, tacos or chili rellenos served with Mexican rice and refried beans for $8.95.  The lunch specials also include a free Margarita cocktail and Fideo Soup.  (Ongoing until further notice.) #40108

South Point Smile Birthday Promotion: Offers birthday guests 2,500 FREE points after earning your first point during your birthday month. A $6+ value. #92307

South Point : $1 well drinks or domestic beer in the 11th Frame Lounge from midnight to 8 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. #92307

South Point: Movie goers get a choice of a FREE drink, FREE game of bowling, or $3 off the buffet when they present their movie ticket stub.  #92307

Stations Casinos: Players can now redeem new points for FREE slot play at a rate of 1,000 points per dollar, or .10%. Free play can be downloaded at kiosks. “Free Play for Points” is for new points only, earned after February 14, 2008, and will be ongoing. Boarding Pass points earned before the changeover are unaffected and still may be redeemed for dining, gifts and travel comps. Most games earn one point for every dollar played. Some video poker games require $4 to earn one point.

Stations Casinos (and Fiesta Rancho): Jumbo Race” features a card-swipe promotion as players place their Race Book wagers with a random progressive jackpot starting at $5,000 that must hit by $15,000. #42306   Stations Casinos (All): The monthly Boarding Pass Rewards Calendar (primarily for Las Vegas locals) is now viewable online. Log on at their homepage with your Boarding Pass # and PIN. #41705

Stations/Fiesta Casinos: Jumbo Jackpots added a new bonus for all players on May 22, 2005. Every time the Jumbo Jackpot (randomly awards up to $150,000) hits at any Station Casino or Fiesta, everyone playing with their card wins $50 in free slot play.  #52205

Stations/Fiestas Casinos: The 2008 American Casino Guide book is available in the following Station casino gift shops in Las Vegas: Texas Station, Palace Station, Green Valley Ranch, Sunset Station, Santa Fe Station, Fiesta Rancho and Wild Wild West. The price is $16.95.  Players may use their points to purchase books. The books are loaded with valuable Las Vegas coupons and players may purchase the books using your Station points. The coupons in the book are valid through late December 2008.

Stations Casinos (All): Now offering “Million $ Bingo,” a revolutionary new Cash Ball game. The old cash ball game had one only one Cash Ball for each session that would progress daily. If that cash ball was hit, it was gone for the rest of the session. In the new Million $ Bingo there are five Cash Balls every session and in every game, even if one is hit in a previous game, giving players five times more chances to win every single game (not including Jumbo or Coverall games.) The cost to play is still $1 per pack and $2 for Rainbows. For more information visit:

Stations Casinos (All): New Slot Club Member sign-ups at any Station Casino get FREE Slot Play Instantly.  Win $5, $10, $20 or $100 in FREE Instant Slot Play Cash when you sign-up.  (No current expiration date on this offer.) #2302

Station Casinos (All): Locals can cash their paychecks and spin a “video prize wheel,” rather than receive a scratch card.  Ads are claiming, “More Cash Prizes Than Ever,” and “Everyone’s a Winner…Guaranteed.”  Must have a Boarding Pass (FREE Slot Club Card) to participate. Paychecks must be $50 or more. #1098

Suncoast : Senor Miguel’s is offering all-you-can-eat-and-drink Margarita Brunch every Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for $11.99.  The brunch buffet includes beef and chicken fajitas, enchiladas, chorizo con huevo, taquitos and much more. (Ongoing until further notice.) #4108

Suncoast: Now offering St. Tropez Buffet discounts for “Young at Heart” (age 50+) Club Coast members.  Breakfast is $4.49, lunch is $6.49 and dinner and Sunday brunch are $10.49. Friday seafood dinner buffet is excluded.

Sunset Station: Also see Station Casinos.

Sunset Station: Has a weekly Blackjack Tournament every Thursday at 6:00 pm and a weekly Pai Gow Tournament every Wednesday at 6:00 pm.  Blackjack tournament is a $25.00 entry fee with $20 re-buys – prize package is $4,000, winner receives $2,000.  Pai Gow tournament is a $25.00 entry fee – prize package is $2,500  – winner receives $1,500. #10602

Terrible’s Town Casino & Bowl Henderson: Sign up for the slot club (not linked to any other Terrible’s) and receive 5,000 FREE points which is equal to $5 in FREE slot play. (Ongoing until further notice.) #41706

Terrible’s: ½ price Buffet when using points; Breakfast: Normally 500 points currently 250; Lunch: Normally 700 points currently 350 Dinner: Normally 1,000 points currently 500 Brunch: Normally 1,000 points currently 500. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.) #40108

Terrible’s: Terrible’s introduced their new multi-level Players Club on April 1,2008. The new Players Club is structured into four tiers (Red, Silver, Gold, and Platinum). The levels offer increased incentives as patrons earn the premium levels. Each level rewards guests beyond the everyday amenities offered at Terrible’s. The new Players Club card allows players to earn points at any of the Terrible’s casinos located in Las Vegas, Pahrump and Primm. The multi-site advantage also allows players to redeem points at all six Terrible’s casinos locations. Other perks include a $.05/gallon discount when players use their Chevron credit card, free hotel stays, free slot play, free trips, cash back, discounts on meals, prizes and more. Rules and regulations for the card are posted in the Players Club at Terrible’s Hotel and Casino. #40108

Terrible’s: The 2008 American Casino Guide book is available at the Gift Shop at Terrible’s.  The book is loaded with valuable Las Vegas coupons and players may purchase the books using slot club points. The coupons in the book are valid through late December 2008.

Terrible’s: FREE Gas Promotion. Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, earn 1,000 points and get $5 in Free Gas, 2,000 gets $10, 3,000 gets $15, and once a week, earn $25 in free gas if you earn 5,000 points. No point redemption.  Limit is $15 in any one day except for the one $25 day per week.  #072207

Terrible’s: Get a FREE Terrible’s Casino Funbook at any Terrible’s Car Wash with any car wash on Tuesdays only. It’s “casino day” at the car wash.  You also get one anytime if you purchase the Ultimate Wash. (Ongoing promotion.) #71804

Terrible’s: Double Jackpots paid on (selected) Top Award slot machines. Ongoing promotion; expiration date unknown. #101203

Terrible’s: Announced a new Players Club Kiosk located directly in front of hotel registration. Players Club members can now redeem for meals, gas, room stays, cigarettes and more 24 hours a day seven days a week.  The process is simple.  Just insert your card and remove it quickly in the designated card reader.  The Kiosk will then ask for your pin number.  (If you do not have a pin number the Players Club can immediately get you a pin number).  Once you have entered your pin number a menu of redemption items will appear.  Just select the item you are looking for and take the voucher to the appropriate outlet. (Vouchers for cash back are redeemed at Cashiers Cage) #41303

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Terrible’s: FREE Casino Funbooks are available with coupons found in “What’s On” and “Showbiz” magazines.  (Look around registration desks for the magazines.)  Funbooks include: 2-for-1 buffets, up to $12.00 off restaurant entrees, 99-cent coffee and donut, 20% off logo wear and more. #11405

Texas Station: Also see Station Casinos.

Texas Station : Turn in a movie ticket from Regal Theaters and get a FREE game of bowling when a second game is purchased.  (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

Tuscany: New members can pick a random card for $5-$500 in free slot play. Extra bonus comps for first 24 hours and 1,000 free points. Funbook  includes $5 blackjack matchplay, $50 poker buy-in for $40, plus various food and shopping discounts. #10108

Venetian/Palazzo: New “Gift of the Month” ongoing promotion. Players earning 5,000 points ($5,000 coin-in on slots, $15,000 coin-in on video poker — no point redemption required) in one day receive the gift of the month. Earn 10,000 points and receive a premium gift or earn 12,500 points and receive both gifts. Gifts will change monthly.  #50108

Venetian : Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular offers patrons the chance to see the magnificent Phantom Theatre Tuesday – Friday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., free of charge. Fans can catch a glimpse of the infamous 1,800-seat Paris Opera House complete with a $5 million chandelier. Also new to Phantom Las Vegas, fans can now have the ultimate Phantom VIP experience with a package that includes one Golden Circle ticket, an elite backstage tour and a personal meet and greet with Phantom cast members. This complete Phantom experience is $250 per person. #71507

Village Pubs: New Cash Bonus promotion. All NEW customers who hit a jackpot of $1,200 or more will automatically receive a Cash Bonus Ticket good for up to $500, depending on jackpot amount.  Existing customers will receive a Cash Bonus Ticket of up to $100 for their first jackpot of $1,200 or more everyday. Cash Bonus Tickets are valid at ANY of the eleven Village Pub or Yorky’s locations around Las Vegas. #21008

Westin Casuarina: For new members signing up for the Westin’s Player’s Club, $25 gets you $40 in free slot play. #70305

Luck, Royals, Good Food and Jackpots to all……


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