NFL set to take over Vegas casinos
August 29, 2017 3:00 AM
by H. Scot Krause
Are you ready for some football? More contests and promotions are here.
The $500,000 Pick the Pros Football Contest is back. Pick the Pros is Las Vegas’ longest running football contest. B Connected members can register for the free weekly contest and begin making picks each week every Tuesday after 5 p.m. and before Sunday at 10 a.m.
Ruby card holders receive three free entries; Sapphire members receive four free entries; and Emerald level members receive five free entries weekly. Each week, $30,000 will be awarded with a minimum of $10,000 guaranteed for each first-place winner. It is a weekly contest. (You do not have to participate every week to earn season-long standings.) Learn more at PickthePros.com. Play at any Boyd Gaming property: Gold Coast, Orleans, Suncoast, Sam’s Town, California, Main Street Station or California (excludes Eldorado Casino and Joker’s Wild Casino.)
Paris Las Vegas
Beer Park will celebrate college football season with viewing parties and a Pigskin Pig Roast every Saturday through the end of the season. It features a whole pig slow-roasted to perfection, served as barbecue selections with traditional sides. Football fans can watch guests’ favorite college teams compete on dozens of high-definition TVs throughout the rooftop bar, and place live bets at the in-house sportsbook.
Guests can always indulge in a selection of 100 beers, including 36 on draft, and the bar’s signature menu items. After the games, fans can relax with a game of pool or enjoy adult-sized yard games including Jenga and Connect Four, while admiring the panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip. Reservations are available by calling 702-444-4500 or by visiting www.beerpark.com.
There is an all-new increased prize pool, $80,000 Red Zone to Riches Football Contest. Participants receive one free entry each week. Participants may earn one additional entry if they earn 100 base points on slots or bingo or have a $10 average bet for one hour of table games play or equivalent.
Swipe on a kiosk and pick pro football games of the week. The first place weekly prize is $500 cash and pays both cash and free slot play prizes through 17 places each week. This year they have added a Ford F-150 Truck as the grand prize for the end of season drawing and second place will take home $5,000 cash. Third through 15th place all win cash or free slot play prizes.
The Showroom will host weekly Monday Night Pigskin Viewing Parties throughout the season. During all viewing parties guests can win cash prizes while enjoying drink specials, including bottomless Budweiser and Bud Light drafts for $15, five-beer buckets of Budweiser and Bud Light for $12 and drafts of Budweiser and Bud Light for $2. In addition, food specials will include $1 popcorn and hot dogs and $4 Italian subs. Doors for the viewing parties beginning Monday, Sept. 18 will open at 4:30 p.m.
The casino-hotel will host a weekly Gridiron Maiden pro football contest. Free weekly picks are available based on tier level and players can earn additional entries for 250 slot base points. $1,000 in prizes is up for grabs weekly for most wins, most losses and end of season overall winners.
Until next week… good luck and good gaming!