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Silverton: Buy one entrée, get one FREE at the Sundance Grill through July, 24 hours a day, Monday through Thursday only.  Mention the ad in the Las Vegas Review Journal and present your club card when ordering.

Tuscany Casino:  Through July, earn 1,000 points Sunday though Tuesday and receive a Pull Tab for Free Slot Play.  See details at club booth.

Cosmopolitan:  Daily Slot Tournaments through August 21.  Receive one tournament entry once daily by earning 100 Identity Club points between midnight and 8 pm. Players can win up to $50 each round and the top daily scorer earns an entry into the $1M Slot Tournament in October.

Flamingo: George Wallace, headliner in the “I Be Thinkin’” show at the Flamingo welcomes college students up to the age of 23 with FREE show tickets through the summer. Students must show proof of valid college I.D.  Additional tickets are available by visiting the Flamingo Box Office, by calling (702) 733-3333 or online at  

Jerry’s Nugget: Race bettors at Jerry’s Nugget Casino are eligible for an added bonus with this year’s Weekly Del Mar Handicapping Contest. Commencing with the first race held July 23, the contest awards winners up to $500 cash and a chance at the grand prize: a round trip for two to Del Mar’s closing day with airfare and accommodations included. Contestants can participate in the Jerry’s Nugget Del Mar Handicapping Contest for only $10 every week; and can enter up to three times for only $20 per week with the Buy 2, Get 1 Free Coupon available at the Race Counter. Every week is a new contest and a fresh new start to win the prize money. Choose any five selections from the first eight races on the Saturday Del Mar Card and accumulate points for Win, Place and Show. The highest point earner will receive $400 CASH and the second place highest point earner will receive $100 CASH. As a bonus, winners will also receive a $30 dining certificate good to any Jerry’s Nugget restaurant if they are MoreClub members.  In addition to the cash prizes and dining certificates, contestants and winners will be awarded drawing tickets to a getaway at Del Mar, valued at $1,000. Included in the package: round trip airfare for two to San Diego, admission and two reserved track seats to the closing day race events at Del Mar held Wednesday, September 7, ground transportation from San Diego Airport to Del Mar Hilton, one-night hotel accommodations at the Del Mar Hilton, plus $200 cash. One drawing ticket will be given to contestants who have entered all seven weeks. Additional drawing tickets will be awarded for anyone finishing in first or second place in any of the contests. The winner of the Del Mar trip will be drawn and announced at 6pm on September 3 at the Jerry’s Nugget Race Book. Winner must be present to win.  The Jerry’s Nugget Weekly Del Mar Contest officially begins with the first Saturday card held July 23. Betting windows open at 8am. The contest will continue every Saturday through September 3. Guests arriving early on race day will be served complimentary donuts and coffee. Track sandwiches, which consist of turkey or beef brisket served on homemade rolls, will be available at the Race and Sports Book for $2 each. Complete listings of the rules are available at the Jerry’s Nugget Race and Sports Book.

Monte Carlo: Whiskey fans and aficionados can be found on the first Wednesday of every month at Andre’s at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino.  The restaurant and lounge known for its superior collection of whiskeys and cigars announced dates for its popular Whisk(e)y Wednesdays for the remainder of 2011: Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7.  Each Whisk(e)y Wednesday begins at 7 p.m. and takes place on the second floor of Andre’s in Las Vegas’ only cigar lounge connected to a Strip restaurant. For an unlimited tasting, the price per person is $25 in advance or $35 at the door.  For more information, call (702) 798-7151 or go to

Las Vegas Hilton: Earn 50 theoretical points on slots or table games on Sundays in July and Mondays in August and receive a FREE “Swag” gift. Only one gift per person per earning day. See the player’s club for official rules.

Tropicana: “Taste of the Trop” promotion: Patrons who book a room, buy a show ticket, or sign up for players club can purchase a Taste of the Trop gift card, redeemable at any dining venue; pay $20 for $25 value.  Must be purchased at time of original transaction. (Ongoing promo until further notice.)


Ongoing July Promotions

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Wynn Las Vegas: Lakeside, the popular restaurant at Wynn Las Vegas, award-winning chef David Walzog is offering Oyster Happy Hour. Oyster Happy Hour at Lakeside takes place every day between 5:30 and 7 pm, when guests can head to Lakeside’s bar and lounge area to taste different varieties of the bi-valves for $1.50 each. An expansive selection of wine, beer, sangria and oyster shooters will be poured to accompany the East and West coast oysters and Walzog’s interpretations of classic oyster dishes, such as baked oysters Rockefeller and po’ boy sliders.

Cannery: Steak House Sundays (Sundays in July.) Earn 1,000 base points same day on a Sunday in July and receive a $40 voucher valid any Sunday in Waverly’s Steak House. Expires 30 days from date of issuance.

Gold Coast: Kiosk Madness Wednesdays, July 20 and 27. Earn 10 base points with B Connected card then swipe card at any Kiosk to play. Win up to $1,000. All winners paid in points.

Silverton: “Fuel Frenzy” through July 31 gives gamers the chance to beat those high gas prices and fuel up their cars. If players earn 500 points in one day they can pull a ticket out of the Silverton gas can and win free slot play or a gas card worth up to $100.

Suncoast: “Electrified” drawings every Friday and Saturday at 7:15 pm in July. Final Drawing on Saturday, July 30 at 8:15 pm.  Drawing giveaway items include: 55” Flat Screen TV, 26” Flat Screen TV, 3D Blue Ray Players, iPad2, iTouch, Kindles & Laptop Computers. 11 winners per drawing. Over 100 guaranteed winners throughout the month.

Ellis Island Casino & Brewery
: Summer Thirstdays: $1 EI beer and $2 well drinks Thursdays in July.

Las Vegas Hilton:  Every Tuesday through August 30, play on select machines with your Las Vegas Hilton Player’s Card and you will receive 10X the points and 5X on select video poker machines.  Visit the Player’s Club for more information. Only available on select machines. You must have your player’s card inserted and accepted in the machine during play to earn point multiplier.

July Gambling Podcast Robosaurus Promotion at Seminole Casino in Hollywood, Florida – A video podcast hosted on Youtube! 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.

For the July edition, Steve does something completely different. The video shows Robosaurus, a 45-foot-tall robotic dinosaur, destroying a car at the Seminole Casino in Hollywood, Florida as part of a special casino promotion. This isn’t really going to teach you anything about gambling, but you’ll have an awful lot of fun watching it!

Footage includes video shot from inside the Robosaurus cockpit which is located just above his (her?) fire-breathing nostrils. Special thanks go out to Steve’s son Matt who was brave (crazy?) enough to climb into the cockpit and sit behind the pilot to shoot the special footage. If you have a fast Internet connection, be sure to watch it in HD. To see the podcast, go to:

American Casino Guide July Contest – Win FREE dinner for two at Du-par’s at the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas – We have five certificates for a FREE dinner for two ($50 maximum value) at the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas that we are giving away!  To win one of our five FREE certificates all you have to do is make a post in our forum during July 2011. At the end of the month we will randomly choose five winners. Remember, the more posts you make, the better your chances of winning! To visit the forum, go to –  The names of the five winners will be announced in early August in the discussion forum.

Riviera: New players club sign-ups will receive a FREE buffet – just sign up at Club Riviera. Also: Play in the Riviera’s Super Slot Showdown – daily free slot tournaments open to new Club Riviera sign-ups. With 3 sessions at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm and the finals at 6pm each day, over $1,000 in free slot play will be awarded daily to the top five winners, with $500 in free play for first place.

Hard Rock
: Bon Voyage Like a Rockstar Cruise Drawing. Promotion dates run through July 30. One cruise to Western Caribbean for two will be awarded each week in July (four cruises total). Virtual Drawing Ticket qualifications: Slots: 100 pts earned on Reel/Video Reel = 1 virtual drawing ticket. 200 pts earned on $.05 & $.25 denom Video Poker = 1 virtual drawing ticket. 400 pts earned on $1.00 and above Video Poker = 1 virtual drawing ticket. Tables Games: $25 Theoretical = 1 virtual drawing ticket. Drawing held every Saturday in July at 6:30 p.m. beginning July 9th in front of Rockstar Players Club.

Gold Coast: Kiosk Scratch Game Sunday, July 10. Earn 10 points and swipe B Connected card at a kiosk to play. Win up to $1,000 in points.

Sam’s Town: B Connected members can earn entries to win up to $50,000 in the “CARazy CASH” promotion. Drawings held each Friday and Saturday, with a grand prize drawing for a new car on August 31.

Orleans: Thirsty Thursdays Giveaway, Thursday July 14, 21 & 28, 11am to 7pm. Earn 50 points and receive a FREE 6 pack of Pepsi or Diet Pepsi and a cooler. Swipe your B Connected card at any kiosk to print voucher and present at B Connected Club to receive FREE Pepsi.

Riviera: Got Gas? Until July 31, you can win a $300 gas card, with $27,900 in cards awarded! There will be three winners nightly, with drawings at 7:15 pm each night in July at Club Riviera. Earn one entry for every 50 points.

Hard Rock: New happy hour at the Hard Rock Beach Club. Partygoers can satisfy their appetites with specially-priced alcoholic beverages and delectable cuisine.  Drink specials include: buckets and pitchers of beer ($25), sport cups filled with guests’ favorite well drinks and Budweiser products ($14), sake specialty drinks ($5) and half bottles of sake ($50).  Happy hour fare includes: grilled pita and hummus dip ($6), Red and Rock sushi combo, consisting of a California roll and spicy tuna roll ($14) and the Beach Club salad, featuring smoked bacon, toasted pecans, grilled chicken, dijon vinaigrette and a drizzle of honey-mesquite barbeque sauce ($8). Happy hour is available from 6 to 8 p.m.  Monday through Friday at the West Pool Bar and the Palapa and from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the RELAX Pool Bar. 

Venetian: Phantom—The Las Vegas Spectacular will continue to celebrate its fifth anniversary throughout the duration of the summer with a special offer for its fans. For a limited time, guests can enjoy a 2 for $99 ticket offer. This offer can be redeemed by using the code 99PAIR when ordering tickets. The offer is valid through September 4, 2011 and is not valid on previously purchased tickets. Phantom performs at The Venetian Resort – Hotel – Casino on Monday at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm, Tuesday – Friday at 7:00 pm and Saturday at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm (dark on Sunday). Tickets are available by calling the Venetian Box Office at 866-641-7469 or online at For groups of 10 or more, please call (702) 785-5394. For more information please visit

Ellis Island: Quadruple The Heat drawings all summer. Drawings held every Monday through August 29. Four cash drawings of the high temperature of the day! Drawings held at 6PM, 7PM, 8PM & 9PM. Earn unlimited drawing tickets for every 300 base points earned same day.  Must be present to win.  Dollar amount determined by the high temperature of the day as posted at 6PM on for 89109 zip code. Additional details at Promo Booth.

Palms: Federated Sports + Gaming (FS+G) and the Palms Casino Resort are hosting daily pro-am qualifying satellites through July 31, 2011 to give patrons a chance to win a $1,500 seat into the Federated Sports + Gaming pro-am event August 5 – 8 at the Palms. All games are no limit Texas Hold ‘Em with $40 to $340 buy-in options. Monday through Friday the satellites are held in the Palms Poker Room, times are based on demand; Saturday and Sunday the satellites are in the Key West Ballroom from noon to 10 p.m. with a super satellite at 7 p.m. and a guaranteed seat to the pro-am event. For more information, call 702-942-7777.

Las Vegas Hilton:  Every Tuesday through August 30, play on select slot machines with your Las Vegas Hilton Player’s Card and you will receive 10X the points and 5X on select video poker machines.  Visit the Player’s Club for more information. Only available on select machines. You must have your player’s card inserted and accepted in the machine during play to earn point multiplier.

Mandalay Bay: The Lion King Las Vegas will perform its final show on December 30, 2011.

Hard Rock: New sign-ups for Rockstar Players Club – Receive a bottle of wine when you earn 250 points on Rockstar Players Club card (Ongoing until further notice.)

Atlantic City Blog – Want information on Atlantic City casino promotions? The American Casino Guide web site has an Atlantic City blog with information about promotions and events at all Atlantic City casinos. To visit the blog, go to:

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