Freeplay is real at Hard Rock casino

March 29, 2016 3:00 AM


No foolin’! The Hard Rock is offering a No Foolin’ Freeplay Payday on Friday, April 1. Earn 250 base slot points and get $10 in free slot play up, to four redemptions. Base slot points must be earned between 5:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. See the Backstage Pass club booth located at the casino main cage for complete details.


Rewards Club members who visit this Thursday have a chance to unveil sunken treasure prizes. Earn 300 points and swipe your Rewards Club card at a kiosk to reveal your prize. Win up to $1,000 cash, free slot play, dining and other prizes; one swipe per person.

For April, the casino is hosting a California Dreamin’ – Malibu or Bust! drawing promotion. Rewards Club members earn one entry for every 200 points earned, with 10x entries on Fridays. Ten winners will be announced at each drawing. One winner will participate in the bonus game for the chance to win a 2016 Chevy Malibu, a trip for two to Malibu, California, or up to $10,000 cash. Drawings will be held on Saturdays, April 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 7 p.m.


Throughout April, the casino hosts its Cars and Cash Drawings every Friday and Saturday 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, and guests can earn 10 times entries Monday through Thursday.

Seven lucky winners at each drawing will pick a piece from the prize board for a chance to win up to $2,500 in cash. Each winner qualifies for the Grand Prize Car Drawings on April 24 and 25. Players can start earning tickets this week. Drawings held on Friday, April 15 will be at 6:15 and 9:15 p.m.

Caesars Entertainment

Total Rewards members can grow their Tier Score this spring with a 50% bonus when they earn at least 1,000 Tier Credits between April 1 and June 30, with a maximum bonus of 25,000 credits. You must “opt-in” to this promotion in order to receive your bonus credits. Login at and click on promotions. You will see the announcement and a place to click for more information. You have to register for the promotion and have an account.

Boyd Gaming

Enter to win a 2017 VIP Race Experience. The prize package includes a five-day/four-night stay at a Las Vegas Boyd Gaming hotel, two NASCAR weekend terrace tickets, Neon Garage access, $500 in slot dollars, a $250 dining credit and $250 in airfare credits. Contestants can enter online at


Throughout the month of April, ace|PLAY card members at the Stratosphere can earn 600 base points and receive up to two Take Vegas Back t-shirts.


The resort is offering 10x slots and 2x video poker this Wednesday. No swipe needed and the promotion is open to all. Point limitations may apply.

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: