Four Queens celebrates 50 years in style

May 31, 2016 3:00 AM

The Four Queens in downtown Las Vegas is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout the month of June with gaming deals, prizes and food and beverage specials.

From June 2-30, Royal Players Club Members can win an Instant Commemorative Prize (prizes may vary) when hitting four queens on video poker, getting a top award slot jackpot, shooting a 12 on craps, winning a straight-up bet on 12 in roulette and when a player is dealt two queens in blackjack along with the dealer being dealt two queens (first two cards dealt).

Players will also get $50 bonus on a live keno hit with the numbers 2, 6, 19, 50, 66 (all numbers representing the original anniversary date) on a 5- to 15-spot keno ticket.

Additional commemorative gifts will be awarded to players based on rated play. Earn a total of 20 points or one hour of rated table play ($10 minimum bet required) and receive a Four Queens commemorative 50th key chain. Earn a total of 100 points or two hours of rated table play and receive a commemorative 50th anniversary T-shirt. Earn a total of 1,000 points or 25 hours of rated table play and collect $50 in free slot play.

Earn a total of 2,000 points or 50 hours of rated table play and receive a limited edition commemorative 50th anniversary silver coin. All table game play requires a minimum of $10 per bet to qualify. Players can collect all of the prizes if they meet the criteria for each prize level.

The 50th anniversary food and beverage specials include two select item dinner entrées and two desserts for $19.66 (the year the Four Queens was born) in Magnolia’s (available 24 hours) and a steak and lobster dinner for $19.66 available from 4 to 10 p.m. daily.

Casino bars will offer up well vodka martini’s for $1.66. The Chicago Brewing Company will serve 14 oz. Golden Girls Lager for $2.66 and Hugo’s Cellar will pour whiskey sours for $5.66. You must be a member of the Royal Players Club to receive all the special prices.

Cosmopolitan: Slot players will have a chance at $25,000 each and every Saturday this June during its $100,000 June Jackpot Giveaway. Identity Membership & Rewards players will earn three tickets for every reel slot jackpot hit and one ticket for every video poker jackpot hit between May 30 and June 25. Weekly drawings will be held every Saturday at 6 p.m. featuring multiple winners and a top prize of $10,000. Players do not have to be present at the drawings to win but will receive a $1,000 bonus prize if present when selected as a winner.

Rampart: The Summerlin casino/resort hosts its Cash Bash Drawings every Friday and Saturday in June at 6:15 and 8:15 p.m. Every 100 points in slot play or one hour with a $10 average bet on table games earns one entry. Guests can earn 10 times entries Monday through Thursday. A total of 18 lucky winners each night will have a chance to win up to $5,000 cash.

Silverton: Rewards Club members who visit on Fridays in June have a chance to win prizes just by swiping. Earn 10 same-day points and swipe your Rewards Club card at any kiosk to reveal your prize (limited to one swipe per Friday). Win up to 1,000 drawing tickets or $500 free slot play.

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. Email: [email protected]