Wildfire Gaming another spot for Station Boarding Pass
January 26, 2016 3:01 AM
by H. Scot Krause
Wildfire Gaming is a division of Station Casinos, a group of local casinos that utilize the widely popular Boarding Pass slot club. The Boarding Pass is a comprehensive player’s club card, valid at all Station Casinos, Fiesta and Wildfire Gaming properties.
Wildfire properties, combined, offers over 1,200 gaming machines ranging from penny slots and video poker to high limit games with all of the fun and excitement of a big casino. They offer the convenience and atmosphere of a locals joint. Wild Wild West (Tropicana near I-15) is the only Wildfire Gaming property that offers table games.
Wildfire Gaming’s Wildfire Casinos are known by their street names – Boulder, Rancho, Anthem, Valley View and Lake Mead. In addition there is Wildfire Casino and Lanes, Barley’s and The Greens (all in Henderson) along with the aforementioned, Wild Wild West. For specific addresses and locations, visit the website at: wildfire.sclv.com.
Highlights of the Boarding Pass include one point per dollar on video poker, slots and video keno with the availability to immediately multiply points by three via swiping at any Rewards Kiosk. There is a $1 cash back option for every 1,000 points earned; points redemption at more than 50 restaurants, 10 hotels, five bowling centers, seven movie theaters, two spas or for hundreds of concerts, and a five tiered status level.
Points can be used at any Wildfire or Station/Fiesta casino and earning points is the same as with all Station Casinos as follows:
• Video poker, slots, video keno: $1 equals 1 point;
• Race and sports: $1 equals 1 point;
• Pari-mutuel play: $1 equals 20 points;
Points can be used for free slot play, free bingo play, free sports play, free meals, cash back, hotel stays, salons, bars, bowling, movies and more.
Tier status credits are earned as follows:
• Video poker: 1 credit for $1;
• Slots: 3 credits for $1;
• Video keno: 3 credits for $1;
• Race and sports: 1 credit for $1;
• Pari-mutuel: 10 credits for $1;
• Table games: average bet x number of hours played earns credits.
The five tier levels are Preferred (up to 999 points), Gold (1,000-39,999), Platinum (40,000-99,999), President (100,000-299,999) and Chairman (300,000 and up). Each tier level offers increased benefits.
All levels offer buffet cash discounts and 25-50% off point discounts at the Platinum through Chairman levels. All levels also receive gift shop discounts of 10-30% and 3x points daily (swipe activation required for Preferred and Gold levels). At Chairman you’ll be treated to a complimentary Princess cruise for two! Players earn their status in 6 month periods, from January-June and July-December, keeping their status for 6 months.
Wildfire mailers (based on prior play) are sent separate from Station Casinos’ with monthly offers and promotions. Some promotions are universal with all Wildfire properties but they offer individual property exclusive promotions as well.
Currently, Wildfire Gaming properties features MyGeneration 50-plus Senior Mondays with a variety of savings and offers, including a 6X point multiplier on all slots and video poker, 20% off all-day dining at Wild Grill and Brewer’s Café and half-point bowling at Wildfire Lanes. Senior Monday’s specials are valid at Wildfire Sunset, Boulder, Rancho, Wildfire Casino and Lanes and Barley’s. Swipe your Boarding Pass at any kiosk to participate.
Visit wildfire.sclv.com for more information about all Wildfire Gaming properties.
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: ScotKrause@GamingToday.com.