In honor of Veterans Day casinos offer discounts to military
November 08, 2016 3:00 AM
by H. Scot Krause
It only seems fitting that we celebrate our military with Veterans Day this Friday.
We start up north of Las Vegas in Mesquite. Honoring those who have served to protect American citizens Mesquite Gaming will honor our military with a complimentary buffet. On Friday, Nov. 11, active and retired military personnel and a guest can enjoy entrance into the buffets at the Casablanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa and Virgin River Hotel/Casino/Bingo for breakfast or dinner.
Military personnel must present a military identification. Virgin River Casino’s Sierra’s Buffet hours are breakfast 7-10 a.m. and for a seafood night dinner from 11 a.m to 9 p.m. Casablanca Resort’s Mesa Buffet is open 7-10 a.m. for breakfast and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. for a seafood and prime rib dinner.
All buffets invite veterans to enjoy a free meal this Friday. All members of the military are welcome to choose breakfast, lunch or dinner. Just swipe your military Boarding Pass at any kiosk to redeem a voucher. The free meal is available inside the buffets at Red Rock Resort, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Palms Casino Resort, Santa Fe Station, Texas Station, Fiesta Rancho, Boulder Station, Fiesta Henderson, Sunset Station or Palace Station.
The holiday kicks off with a special slot tournament open only to veterans or active military personnel. The tournament will be played from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. this Friday and winners will be announced at 9 p.m. Prizes include $100 to Oscar’s steakhouse, a free two-night stay at the Plaza, free slot play and commemorative polo shirts as well as the grand prize package of an authentic bomber jacket, polo shirt and $200 to Oscar’s.
Players must be members of the Royal Rewards players club and have until 10 a.m. on Saturday to claim their prizes. Additional details and tournament rules are available at the players club. In addition, any veteran or active service member can enjoy a complimentary pair of tickets to see the Scintas perform on Friday or Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. The complimentary tickets will be available at the box office to guests with valid veteran/military ID.
Appreciation for military service members will be shown this Friday as vets are offered a complimentary meal at Studio B Buffet. Veterans and active duty personnel may show proof of military service for complimentary admission into the buffet. Studio B will be open from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and will feature a prime rib brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a seafood dinner from 2:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Military service members may also take advantage of ongoing military discounts, including 10% off a full-priced seafood buffet at Studio B (Friday through Sunday) and 10% off hotel accommodations, based on availability. For additional details, visit theMresort.com.
Active and retired veterans with a Rewards card can enjoy a buffet free at Seasons Buffet on Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Simply show proper identification.
The downtown casino/resort will serve free cherry pie slices to all players as they play slots and table games.
Until next week… thank a veteran… and good luck and good gaming!