El Cortez still delivering 75 years later

July 19, 2016 3:00 AM


Every Thursday through October, El Cortez Hotel & Casino will give away two million slot points in honor of their 75th anniversary.

Drawing entries are earned with every 100 slot base points every day of the week. The drawing will take place at 7 p.m. each Thursday. A final bonus drawing for $7,500 will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3.

Also, qualifying jackpots of $200 or more will receive a bonus gift throughout July. Gifts range from free slot play to gift cards to the chance to win the monthly prize.


The Italian restaurant and wine bar, located at 4480 Paradise Road (across the street from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino) and famous for its Osso Buco (pictured) reintroduces an extraordinary wine value for locals only. Every Sunday, guests may enjoy 50 percent off bottles of wine with a current valid Nevada I.D. (This offer is not valid on certain rare and collectible bottles in the wine collection.) To make reservations call (702) 364-5300 or visit ferraroslv.com.

MGM Resorts

The corporation has launched easyPLAY, the first mobile casino slot platform in the country that allows travelers to play slot and bingo tournaments and win real money on any mobile device and from any location.

Players must be logged into the Wi-Fi network at one of the following resorts: ARIA Resort & Casino, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, Luxor, New York-New York, and Excalibur.

Planet Hollywood

National Tequila Day is Sunday, July 24. Cabo Wabo Cantina, located inside Miracle Mile Shops, will celebrate with a week of shot specials from now through that Sunday. The cantina will offer 50 percent off select tequila shots, including Cabo Wabo, Maestro Dobel, 1800, Partida and Espolón.

Guests can also enjoy signature tequila cocktails, including the CW Margarita, a blend of signature Cabo Wabo tequila and Grand Marnier, priced at $13; and the newly introduced Cabo Wabo Skinny Margarita, a classic taste of premium Cabo Wabo tequila, lime and sweet agave nectar, priced at $10.

Emerald Island

The Henderson casino will have four grand prize winners receive two tickets to “The Sound of Music” at the Smith Center on Aug. 14 with dinner and round trip limo service. To earn drawing entries, amass 200 base points daily, hit a jackpot of $250 or more, participate in Super Stars Wheel of Cash or land on Sound of Music tabs during wheel spin redemptions.

Texas Station

Get a shot of Sauza Silver Tequila for $2 at any casino bar on Sunday July 24.

Crazy Horse III

The gentlemen’s club and after-hours party destination is celebrating National Tequila Day with a two-for-one “Double D” shot special July 24. Buy-one-get-one DeLeón Tequila shots will be available all night long.

Until next week… good luck and good gaming!