Welcome to the first official holiday weekend of summer!
The Golden Nugget Las Vegas invites players to wheel and deal their way to a $25,000 cash grand prize during the $100,000 Pawn Shop Slot Tournament from May 24-26.
With two rounds of slot play and two opportunities to improve scores in the re-buy rounds, players can double their chances to win big during this special slot tournament.
A $100 entry fee includes the two-day slot tournament, two free pulls on the brand new Pawn Stars slot machine, daily drawings for a VIP tour of the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop downtown, a Pawn Stars t-shirt, casino room rate over Memorial Day weekend and a guaranteed minimum $100 gift certificate to the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop.
The GN is also giving players the chance to meet, greet and take photos with Chumlee, The Old Man and Rick Harrison from History’s hit TV show “Pawn Stars” during the welcome reception and awards ceremony. To register or for more information, call 1-800-777-5687.
Stratosphere: The downtown resort will be hosting a Memorial Weekend Pool Party this Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days. There will be DJ entertainment from noon to 6 p.m., and Malibu Girls offering giveaways on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. Drink Specials start at $6. There’s a $1.50 shot of Jack Daniel’s with every beer purchase from noon to 3 p.m. plus food specials starting at $8.
Treasure Island: Señor Frogs has a lineup of fiesta specials from Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27. A different special will be featured each day of the holiday weekend. The fiesta will kick off on Frog’s Friday with a patio party from 3 to 7 p.m. featuring two-for-one margaritas and half-priced appetizers.
On Saturday, the party bar will host a Latin night from 10 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. Señor’s Sunday Funday will give partygoers two-for-one drinks for their first round with a “check-in” on Foursquare, Facebook or Twitter using the @SenorFrogsVegas handle. Guests must present their check-in or post at the hostess stand to receive the voucher and will be limited to one voucher per person.
To conclude the three-day weekend, $3 AMF, Sex on the Beach and house tequila shots will be served all day on Memorial Day.
Palms: Earn free slot play on Mondays and Wednesdays this month. Earn 100 to 3,500 slot points or 1,200 to 40,000 video poker points between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. to receive from $3 to $100 in free slot play. A complete schedule is available at the club booth.
South Point: Play free Bingo every Monday through Friday at the 9 a.m. session. There will be 10 games at $100 each. Visit the Bingo Room for details.
Silverton: The Sway Pool Lounge concert series will feature Adventures in Parrotdise, a Jimmy Buffett tribute band on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. Admission is $19.99 and includes two drinks. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the show starts at 2.
Until next week…Happy Memorial Day! Be safe! Good gaming and good luck!
H. Scot Krause is a gaming industry analyst, researcher and journalist. He is a former entertainment director and 18-year resident of Las Vegas. Questions or comments for Scot may be addressed to: [email protected].