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El Cortez: Throughout June, Club Cortez players winning a jackpot of $200 or more on a slot machine, a $200 or more jackpot on a video poker five-cent or lower denomination machine, a $300 or more jackpot on a video poker ten-cent or high denomination machine or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno will receive a Hawaiian shirt to add to their summer wardrobe. All jackpot winners will also receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night 50” LCD HDTV giveaway and $2,000 cash prize drawing.  Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.

Poker Palace: New members signing up for the Gold Club receive up to $100 in free slot play.  For new members only.  Details at club booth. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

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Gold Coast: Earn 300 same day points on a Wednesday in June to receive gift as follows:
—Wednesday, June 5 – Magnetic memo board
—Wednesday, June 12 – Logo Tool set
—Wednesday, June 19 – Picnic/Beach mat
—Wednesday, June 26 – Set of 4 13oz. glasses
Arizona Charlie’s (Boulder and Decatur): From June 3 through June 9, receive a FREE car sun visor when you earn 600 base slot points at either Arizona Charlie’s locations. There is a limit of four car sun visors per person, while supplies last. Merchandise may be redeemed through Friday, June 14. No points are deducted. Swipe at any kiosk before 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, and receive a voucher to be redeemed at the ace | PLAY Center. Base points only, point multipliers are excluded. Visit the ace | PLAY Centers for more information.  

Hard Rock: Every Sunday & Monday in June earn 10x points on slots and 5x points on video poker. Backstage Pass Members can swipe their card at any kiosk to activate their point multiplier during the promotional period.

South Point: South Point Casino players can participate in South Point’s “Pump With Your Points” promotion throughout June. Casino Card players who redeem $25 in points will receive a $50 gas card. Guests must earn 8,334 points in order to receive a $50 gas card which must be redeemed no later than Friday, July 5. Visit the club booth for details.

Orleans: FREE gifts on Mondays in June. Earn 300 points, swipe your B connected Card at any kiosk to receive voucher. Present voucher at the B Connected Club to receive the following FREE gifts:
Monday, 6/3 –   S’Mores Maker
Monday, 6/10 – Hot and Cold Thermos
Saturday, 6/15 – Pocket Tool Kit
Monday, 6/24 – Water Bottle

Rampart Casino:  $75,000 Carnival of Cash drawing on Fridays and Saturdays throughout June with drawings at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.  Five winners will be drawn at each hour to win up to $5,000 cash. Players began earning entries on Saturday, May 25 and will earn double entries Monday through Thursday in June.  One hundred points of slot play or one hour of $10 table play will earn players one entry in the weekly drawings.  See the complete details at the club booth.

Ongoing June Promotions

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FREE Alamo Discount 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 12/31/13. Just click on the blue “Alamo Discount Coupons” link for details.

FREE National Car Rental Discount CouponsThe 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 12/31/13. Just click on the blue”National Car Rental Discount Coupons” link for details.

Silverton: Specialty Dinner Buffets in June. Time: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. Dates: Wednesday, June 5, 12, 19 and 26. Admission Cost: $19.99 with a Rewards Club Card; $21.99 without a Rewards Club Card. Every Wednesday in June, Seasons Buffets will offer guests a new themed dinner opportunity featuring American classics and cuisine from around the globe. Featured beverages are at an additional cost.
June 5 –   “Tailgate Nite BBQ” featuring Bud Light on Draft
June 12 – Bourbon Street Night with New Orleans Cajun cooking featuring Bourbon Drink Specials
June 19 – New England Clam Bake featuring Bud Light on Draft
June 26 – Asian & Latin Fusion Night featuring Michelada and Sake shooters

Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast and Sam’s Town: Every Friday in June between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., B Connected members who earn 100 base slot points and swipe their card at a B Connected kiosk will receive a voucher for FREE Pepsi products. Each Friday’s giveaway will feature a different Pepsi product. For complete details, visit the B Connected club.

Planet Hollywood: Pleasure Pool at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will kick-off its annual summer-long bikini contest, offering contestants a chance to win more than $5,000 in cash prizes. The sizzling competition will be held every Saturday at 3 p.m. Each Saturday through August 24, Pleasure Pool will give away $500 to the first-place winner, a $200 complimentary bar tab to the second-place winner and a $100 complimentary bar tab to the third-place winner of the bikini contests. The contest will culminate on Labor Day weekend when each week’s winners will be invited back to compete in the finale for a chance to win up to $5,000 in cash. All guests and bikini contest participants must be 21 years or older. Entry into the contest is FREE. The Pleasure Pool is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Cover charges may apply.

Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino: Has announced it will develop an exciting new thrill ride, VooDoo Skyline, set to open late summer 2013. The exhilarating attraction will deliver a Las Vegas experience unlike any other – sending guests soaring higher than 400 feet in the air at electrifying speeds, offering 360-degree open-air views of the Las Vegas Strip. The one-minute and 10-second zip ride will takeoff from VooDoo Lounge, located atop Rio’s 50-story Masquerade tower, sending guests cascading more than 800 feet to the Ipanema tower and reaching speeds up to 33 miles per hour. VooDoo Skyline can accommodate up to two riders at one time and will have a unique feature – on the return trip guests will ride an additional 800 feet to the starting point facing backwards, a total ride of nearly one-third of a mile. VooDoo Skyline will be 7 days a week, offering rides from noon to midnight. Stay tuned for opening details!

Riviera: This summer poker players can get FREE rooms! From May 29 through July 14, play 6 hours of live poker per room, to qualify for a $0 poker rate Sunday through Thursday. The reduced Friday and Saturday rate would be only $45 per night. Play can be split between two room occupants and hours can be banked. Rooms are limited under this promotion and there are some blackout dates. Stop by the Riviera Poker Room or e-mail for more details.

Sam’s Town: Promo for blackjack players. Receive a $5 Albertsons gift card with every suited blackjack, daily from 5 pm – 10 pm. Earn a maximum of 5 Albertsons cards each day.

South Point: Play FREE Bingo every Monday at the 9 a.m. session. Ten $100 games.  Visit the Bingo Room for details. (Ongoing until further notice.)

May Video Podcast  10 Reasons Why Jacks or Better is the Best Video Poker Game to Play American Casino Guide author, Steve Bourie, interviewed video poker expert, Linda Boyd, to get details on the top 10 reasons why Jacks or Better is the best video poker game to play. Topics covered include: wide availablility of the game; easy strategy; low variance; increased comps; and much more! To watch the podcast, go to On that page you can also access more than 80 other audio and video podcasts with various gambling experts and personalities.

Treasure Island (TI): New year round loyalty program. Use the points you accumulate playing your favorite slots at TI to redeem a variety of brand-name merchandise including Swarovski, Dooney & Bourke, Sony, Apple, Movado, KitchenAid or use FREE slot play. You earn Treasure Chest Points (TC Points) by playing your favorite slots and video poker at Treasure Island. TC Points are in addition to your other Treasure Island Players Club benefits and are accrued automatically. You’ll earn one TC Point for every TI Players Club Point earned. Visit the club booth for details. (Ongoing promotion until further notice.)

Silverton Casino Hotel: Offering guests a special rate on hotel rooms during the summer months. For only $37 Sunday through Thursday and $57 on Friday and Saturday, guests can receive this special deal by providing the promo code SIZSU13 when booking a room toll free at 800-722-4608 or online at This special offer is based upon availability and subject to change. By providing the special promo code, guests can enjoy this rate and all the amenities the Silverton Casino Hotel offers through August 29, 2013. Reservations must be made in advance to receive this offer. Limit three rooms per booking. Resort fees not included. Blackout dates are June 21 – June 23.

Cosmopolitan: Identity Members have a chance to win up to $1 million with “Unlock & Win.” Taking place through June 9. Unlock & Win is a unique new game that gives Identity Members the opportunity to unlock up to five keys for a chance to win everything from cocktails, concert tickets, Wicked Spoon dining experiences and complimentary stays at the resort, to the grand prize of $1 million. The best part is that everyone that plays wins a prize every time. The Unlock & Win game is played on one of three 46” monitors on the casino floor.  To play, Identity Members select up to five keyhole icons from a group of nine.  The level of the prize is based on how many win icons are unveiled.  If five wins are unveiled, the player will receive $1 million.  New Identity Members receive one complimentary game play with sign up, and all Identity Members can earn more chances to win by gaming on slots and video poker. Members receive one game play for the first 100 Identity Points earned on select slots and video poker with additional game plays for every 400 Identity Points earned.

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FREE Slot Play in Las Vegas: The American Casino Guide is promoting an ongoing offer to get $40 of slot play for $25 at the Palms casino in Las Vegas. This offer can be used by current slot club members once per 30 days. New members can get $50 of play for $25 for one time use only. For details, go to – Discount Slot Play Once on that page the offers should appear, if not, click on “Las Vegas, NV” in the orange box in the upper right corner to take you to the offers.

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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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