Shopapalooza at the Hard Rock

April 21, 2015 3:00 AM


Shop HR for major rewards“Shopapalooza” is coming to the Hard Rock Casino Hotel in June. All points earned from Jan. 1 through June 28 earn Palooza Points that can be redeemed for a variety of gifts from June 26-28.

Gift items include electronics, jewelry, home appliances and more. View Palooza Point balances online at, at the Backstage Pass Rewards Center or from a kiosk on the casino floor. Earn Palooza Point multipliers on Mondays through June 22.

South Point

There will be a $500,000 Swipe, Spin ‘N Win every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday through the end of April. Players who earn 300 same day base slot points on any slot or video poker machine between 3 a.m. and 11 p.m. will be eligible to swipe and spin the wheel on the designated kiosk. Prizes include $50 free play, $25 resort gift cards, 5,000 bonus points, breakfast buffets and more.

Downtown Grand

A $250,000 Big Wheels of Cash Giveaway runs through May 30. Drawings take place every Friday and Saturday during the promotional period at 8 p.m. on the stage on the casino floor. Hot Seats take place every Friday and Saturday during the promotional period from 9-11 p.m.

Six entrants will win each drawing night; three will win at every drawing and three Hot Seat winners will be selected. Winners must be present. Each gets to spin the three wheels. If all three wheels land on the Downtown Grand Logo the participant will be awarded $250,000 in cash. If not, the participant will get the total amount of the prizes on the winning line. Other prizes are free slot play that range from $75-$550.


Players can win the No. 1 of 10 Limited Edition Dale Earnhardt Camaro’s. Play in the Camaro Point Challenge runs through July 15. The top three win cash and 100 winners earn invitations to August’s Camaro Slot Tournament. Prizes include entry into the tournament, a two night stay in a select room and an invitation to the awards dinner party for two.


Every Monday in April, Player Club members age 50-plus who earn 50 slot points can pick a garden flower at a kiosk to win up to $500 in free slot play. Other prizes include dining, gifts, drawing entries, and more.

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 18-year resident of Las Vegas. Questions or comments for Scot may be addressed to