South Point offers Pump Your Points
August 11, 2015 3:00 AM
by H. Scot Krause
Players can participate in South Point’s “Pump with Your Points” promotion throughout August.
Casino Card players who redeem $25 in points or 8,333 in base points will receive a $50 gas gift card, which must be redeemed no later than Friday, Sept. 4. Only points earned in August qualify for this promotion.
Red Rock Shot Bingo
An evening electronic bingo session with a party-like atmosphere, has expanded to the Summerlin resort in preparing to celebrate the first anniversary at Green Valley Ranch Resort this Thursday.
Using the taglines “Not Your Grandmother’s Game” and “Bingo with Balls,” Rock Shot puts a fresh twist on the classic game. Featured is live music from DJ Shai Peri, dim lighting and guest emcees, including Vegas personality Bryan Chan.
Guests can play for the chance to win up to $1,000 cash along with other prizes, including pool passes, free poolside cabanas and free hotel rooms. In addition to cash and prizes, bingo winners, along with any of their tablemates, will get a shot of liquor upon winning a game. Each session features a special theme, such as rock ‘n’ roll, beer, pizza and more, with whacky board patterns.
Rock Shot Bingo takes place at 9 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at GVR (upcoming sessions: Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10). It occurs at Red Rock on Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15. The session costs $25 and includes two complimentary drinks and 10 electronic games with a total of 30 cards per guest.
Also recently introduced is “Daubing After Dark,” a new late-night electronic bingo session. The special session is held every Friday and Saturday at 11 p.m. with a chance for players to win up to $500. It features a party-like atmosphere with pop music, dim lighting and free glow necklaces for players.
The session costs $25 and includes 10 electronic games with a total of 30 cards per guest. Players may be allowed to purchase up to 150 additional cards. For additional rules and information, visit greenvalleyranch.sclv.com, /redrock.sclv.com or either casino’s bingo room.
The Mardi Gras Casino, located on Paradise near Flamingo, features 50 contemporary video poker, keno and video reel slot machines. The Player’s Club lets you earn points to redeem toward discounted merchandise, food and beverage credits and free slot play. New players enrolling in the club receive a $10 free slot play award just for signing up.
Current promotions include: “Free-bate Wednesdays,” when players earn a 25% rebate for their losing play and “Sensational Saturdays” where all play from noon to 9 p.m. receives 20x points. Thursday night is tournament night. Players can compete in two rounds of video poker for the top prize of $250.
Until next week…good luck and good gaming!
H. Scot Krause is a gaming industry analyst, researcher and journalist. He is a former entertainment director and 21-year resident of Las Vegas. Questions or comments for Scot may be addressed to ScotKrause@GamingToday.com.