July kicks off with Las Vegas fireworks

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The demand for visitation to Las Vegas continues to trend upward. According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, the top-10 domestic airline carriers will account for more than 280 flights arriving to Vegas in the month of July.

Similar to the trend in visitors, we continue to see jackpots pay out. On June 25, the Flamingo paid out $254,844 on a progressive jackpot hit on Ultimate Texas Hold ‘em. There’s plenty for locals and visitors to look out for as the Fourth of July approaches. Also: there’s fireworks information below.

M Resort

If you find yourself on the southern edge of Las Vegas, The M Resort will host a viewing of fireworks in conjunction with the City of Henderson this year. On the Fourth of July at 9 p.m. the M Resort will have a show set to last for 15 minutes. An option to cap off the day, or to get your night started.

The M Resort is also the “Official Team Headquarters Hotel” for the Las Vegas Raiders. You have an opportunity to take advantage of Raiders-themed promotions this July. Mychoice.com account members can pick up a Raiders duffle bag on Wednesday, July 8. On Wednesday, July 22 the resort is giving away a Raiders cooler bag.

Station Casinos

Station Casinos is back with their annual fireworks tradition, featuring industry renowned Fireworks by Grucci of New York. The show starts at 9 p.m. this year at Green Valley Ranch and Red Rock. If you find yourself in the Summerlin area you can catch Red Rock’s show at the south parking lot, located off Summerlin Centre Drive. The show is set to last for 10 minutes, and it will also be streamed on redrockresorts.com and greenvalleyranch.com

Every Thursday and Sunday in July serve as the bonus multiplier days. Get 10 times the points on slots and video poker. A new “Snack Attack” promotion has also popped up. You can earn points which can be converted into free play, cash or food. Pop as many “foodmojis” as you can in 10 seconds by checking out a kiosk on Saturdays throughout July.

On Friday, Station is giving their players a 6-pack of Budweiser and Bud Light bottles from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m.

The Rampart

One could argue that there is nothing more patriotic than stepping up to support another countryman. On Saturday and Sunday Vitalant (formerly known as United Blood Services) will set up shop in the Marquis Ballroom for a blood drive from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. What’s unique about this offer: In exchange for helping your community with a blood donation, Vitalent will give you free COVID-19 antibody testing.  You should call Vitalant ahead of time to book an appointment at 877-258-4825


The Sahara has the $15,000 Star Spangled Drawing running from Friday through Sunday. Expect a winner every hour from noon to 4 p.m. Win free slot play or play-til-you-lose promotional chips. All you have to do is be a Club 52 member and play for entries.

Also, for July’s entirety, new players get a three-times multiplier on reels. However, you become eligible for the multiplier on the day after signing up for your Club 52 membership.


The Plaza has two promotions planned for July: The “Hot Seat” drawing and the “Sizzling Summer Bingo Match Play.”

The Hot Seat drawing offers slot players the chance to win $100 in free slot play every Saturday in July. Hot Seat drawings will occur throughout the day, from noon to 9 p.m. The random drawings will select a total of 25 players who are actively playing a slot machine on the Plaza’s casino floor to win $100 in free slot play. Each winner must be a Plaza Rewards Player’s Club member and can only win once per day.

The “Sizzling Summer Bingo Match Play,” offers $75 daily Bingo match play every day through August (three $25 match plays per day and one $25 Bingo match play per session). The Plaza’s bingo room, the only one in downtown Las Vegas, offers six daily bingo sessions starting at 11 a.m.

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Sebastian Ross

Sebastian Ross covers casino promotions and the Las Vegas gaming industry scene for Gaming Today. The Las Vegas native currently attends the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV.

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