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2015 American Casino Guide Pre-sale Offer: The new 2015 edition of the American Casino Guide will have information on more than 700 casinos in 41 states, plus 201 money-saving coupons. We will post a list of all coupons on our discussion board on Monday, October 13, 2014. To see the coupon list, go to The retail price for the 2015 ACG will be $18.95, but as a subscriber to our free monthly newsletter you will be able to purchase the book at a special pre-publication price of just $11.79. Additionally, you will be the first to receive the book before it arrives in bookstores in mid-November. In the upcoming October newsletter we will give full details on how to order the book during this limited-time offer. To subscribe to the free newsletter go to –

SLS: Offering Las Vegas locals only a $100 loss rebate on your first day of play. Players that sign up for The Code rewards card will have $100 in cash losses from a single day refunded. The loss rebate is awarded in “Codeplay,” free slot play, loaded to the player’s account. The loss rebate must be wagered one time before cashing out. The promotion may only be claimed one time per player and is set to expire on October 31. The loss reimbursement will be placed on player’s Code cards by noon of the following Monday. Players must redeem the free play before the following Sunday. See the list of complete details at club booth. 

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Rampart Casino: Hosts its 15th Anniversary Giveaway qualifying drawings every Friday and Saturday in October at 8:15 p.m. Every 100 points in slot play or one hour with a $10 average bet on table games earns one entry, and guests can earn two times entries Monday through Thursday. There will be 10 winners selected at each qualifying drawing, who will have the chance to win between $250-$5,000 cash.  Players do not need to be present to win the qualifying drawings, but winners will receive an additional $100 in free slot play if they are present during the drawing. Each winner in the qualifying drawings will be entered in the grand prize giveaway on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 at 9:15 p.m. 10 winners will be chosen at the final drawings, who will have the chance to win up to $10,000 cash. Grand prize participants must be present to win.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder & Decatur: For every 2,500 base points earned from Oct 13-24, receive a chance to play the ace | PLAY kiosk promotional wheel game. Players can win free slot play up to $50 or cash up to $500. Maximum of 25,000 base points can be earned for the promotion. Visit the ace | PLAY Center for details.

El Cortez: Throughout October, 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 free box of Russell Stover candy or can upgrade with two prize tickets to a box of See’s candy. Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.

Aliante Casino: Community blood drive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17. United Blood Services, a nonprofit community blood center, will be on hand inside the Sedona Ballroom to facilitate safe and convenient blood donations for residents 17 years of age or older. Aliante encourages all applicable persons to donate and refreshments and prizes will be offered for each participant. In addition, each donor will be entered for the chance to win a $500 Visa gift card.

Silverton: Skip the Strip this Halloween and kick off your night at Silverton Casino’s Halloween Bash inside Veil Pavilion from 8 p.m. – midnight on Friday, October 31. Attendees will enjoy all-you-can-drink domestic draft & well cocktails for $20 from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m inside Veil Pavilion.  DJ R.O.B. will put a spell on guests as he mixes the beats all night long.  A costume contest, shot specials and a cash bar from 10 p.m.  – midnight will round out this spooky soiree. No refunds or exchanges.  Management reserves all rights.  Must be 21 years of age or older.  No Masks can be worn. Shots and super premium selections not included.  Offer valid at Veil Pavilion only. Tickets are $20 and are available online, at

Gold Coast: Tuesdays Bonus Gift Giveaways:
Tuesday, October 14 – Ceramic Measuring Cups 
Tuesday, October 21 – 3 pc Cereal Storage Containers  
Tuesday, October 28 – Halloween Cookie Jar   
Earn 300 points, swipe your card at any kiosk to receive voucher.
Redeem voucher at the west end of the casino to receive FREE gift between 2 and 9 p.m.

Fremont Street: The 5th annual Las Vegas Halloween Parade returns to Downtown Las Vegas on Friday, Oct. 31 and is enlisting the help of all Las Vegans to make 2014’s parade “spook-tacular.”  All costumed characters are invited to walk in the parade down historic Fremont Street East.  The parade line-up begins at 4 p.m. on East Fremont and 13th St.  The Las Vegas Halloween Parade begins promptly at 7 p.m. moving West along Fremont Street East to the after event, located at the end of the parade route. Participants in the parade don their finest, spookiest or craziest costumes and participate for bragging rights and an exclusive trophy in the annual costume contest.  Prizes will be awarded in the following categories – Best Group Costume, Best Float/Art Car, Best Illuminated Costume, Best Costume – 10 years old or younger and Most Outrageous Costume.  The winner of Most Outrageous Costume will take away the prestigious Dr. Gooey Award, named for the wildest, most unpredictable friend, Dr. Gooey who passed away in 2011.  All individuals or non-business groups are invited to participate in the parade for free.  Politicians, businesses, bands and other organizations must pay a fee and register in advance.  People wishing to compete in special categories such as costume contest & Best Float/Art Car, must also register. Parade map, rules, registration forms, sponsorship details and more information can be found at  The streets of the Fremont East Entertainment District will be closed to traffic and the bars of Fremont East will be part of the celebration for the Las Vegas Halloween Parade after-event, which will feature food and fun until 3 a.m.

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.
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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

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”

Ongoing October 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.

Downtown Grand: Anniversary Celebration. “Happy Birthday to Us” at S+O Restaurant. Guests whose birthdays fall on Downtown Grand’s anniversary date of Oct. 27 will receive a FREE meal. Valid ID is required to verify birthday.

Boyd Gaming: $1,000,000 Pumpkin Patch Pick Drawing is back! Players can win up to $25,000 every Saturday in October. More than 300 lucky winners will take home cash in drawings each Saturday, at 7:15 p.m. at The Orleans; 8:15 p.m. at the Gold Coast; 8:15 p.m. at the Suncoast; and 6:15 p.m. at Sam’s Town. Swipe on Fridays to get up to 50x entries for the week. See complete details at any B Connected club.

Station Casinos: Poker Goes Pink and “21 for the Cure.” Properties that offer poker and blackjack tables will have a designated “pink” table Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19 with a portion of the rake and winnings being donated back to the local charities. Properties participating in “Poker Goes Pink” include Boulder Station, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Palace Station, Red Rock Resort and Santa Fe Station.   “21 for the Cure” tables will be located at Boulder Station, Fiesta Henderson, Fiesta Rancho, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Palace Station, Red Rock Resort, Texas Station, Santa Fe Station and Sunset Station. Table felts were generously donated by gaming partners Genesis and The Layout Company.

Palms: Play For Prizes –Curb Appeal October 6 – October 17. Points earned Monday through Friday between October 6 and 17 may be combined and redeemed for gift cards for Lowe’s and Einstein Bros. Bagels. Points are used to determine prizes earned but participants keep their points.

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.

Silver Sevens: October Spooktacular Pumpkin Pick. Drawings on Fridays and Saturdays in October (Excludes 24th and 25th). Every Friday in October at 7pm and 9pm 10 contestants in total can win up to $5,000 Cash. Every Saturday in October at 7pm seven contestants in total can win up to $2,500 Cash. Earn one entry for every 50 base points earned. Earning period for Friday’s drawings starts on the Saturday prior to each drawing at 3:01am.
Earning period for Saturday’s drawings starts on the Sunday prior to each drawing at 3:01am. Contestants pick a pumpkin from the patch and choose an envelope inside to reveal their prize.

Tuscany Casino: Tuscany T-Shirt Tuesdays in October: Earn 100 Points, Receive one (1) T-Shirt. Max of two (2) per person, per day.

September Video Podcast – Top 10 Tips For Beginning Blackjack Players – Part 2 – with Casino Gambling Expert Steve Bourie – In this video, American Casino Guide author, Steve Bourie, continues with his top 10 Tips For Beginning Blackjack Players. This is part two of a two-part series with five tips in this part and another five tips given previously in part one. Topics covered include: don’t touch your bet once the cards are being dealt; don’t touch the cards if they are being dealt face up; when playing a “pitch” game, hold your cards in just one hand; use your hand to signal your playing decisions; and always use basic strategy. To watch this video, go to On that page you can also access more than 90 other audio and video podcasts with various gambling experts and personalities

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.

2014 American Casino Guide is on Sale: The 2014 edition of the American Casino Guide has information on more than 700 casinos in 41 states, plus 216 money-saving coupons – the most coupons that the book has ever had! To see a list of all 216 coupons, go to – The retail price for the 2014 book is $18.95, but we are selling it on our web site for only $12.95. For more information on the book, go to –

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Win Free Casino Prizes: The American Casino Guide web site has a weekly contest to give away FREE casino prizes. There are different prizes each week and for more details, or to enter the contest, go to: WIN FREE CASINO PRIZES Please note that there are some options for earning entries every day by posting a casino review, making a tweet, or posting in the discussion forum. See the contest page for full details and be sure to check it each week to see what new prizes are being offered. Good luck!

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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