Westgate hosting $50K blackjack tournament

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The Westgate Las Vegas will host a $50K Pot of Gold Blackjack Tournament this Saturday and Sunday. Enter for your chance at a share of $50,000 in cash.

The buy-in is $249 (cash or comp dollars) and you must register by Friday. The first-place winner will take home $25,000; second gets $10,000, third, $7,500, with additional cash prizes paying down to seventh place. Call your casino host or casino services at 800-457-3307 to make your reservation.

Sam’s Town

The Boyd resort is running a Tuesday promotion this month, with all of the usual Young at Heart promotions (normally only available for those age 50-plus) that occur on Wednesdays available to all B Connected guests regardless of age.

Guests can win up to 50X points by swiping at a kiosk prior to playing. The promotion also includes $2,500 cash drawings, buy one, get one free breakfast, lunch or dinner buffet (after earning 10 points,) a free breakfast or lunch buffet (after earning 50 points,) a free dinner buffet (after earning 100 points) and $4 movie theater tickets. The Wednesday Young at Heart promotion this month is for ages 50-plus.

South Point

In March, Casino Club players can win a Cash Progressive Bonus while playing their favorite slot machines. When the Progressive hits $25,000, any active Club player (with their card inserted in a machine) will win an additional $25 in free play. Once the bonus is hit, it will reset at $10,000.

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There will be an additional $1,000 free play Progressive Bonus that will start at $1,000 and must hit by $2,500. This bonus will also restart immediately after hitting and will hit, on average, three times per day. Slot machine players will have the opportunity to win either bonus at anytime just for being active players on the casino floor. There are no specific hand or reel combinations necessary to win the progressive bonus.

El Cortez

Club Cortez players have a choice of gifts when winning a jackpot of $200 or more on a slot machine, $200 or more on a video poker five-cent or lower denomination machine, $300 or more on a video poker 10-cent or higher denomination machine or $200 or more on live keno. Players can choose either a minimum $10 in free slot play (with the chance to win up to $1,000) or take a bottle of Woodbridge wine. Visit Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.


Every Tuesday and Wednesday, Rewards Club members who earn 250 points will receive a $10 dining credit or 400 points for a pasta meal at the Sundance Grill. Dining credit and pasta coupons can be redeemed at any kiosk. See the Rewards Club for complete rules and details.

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 [email protected].

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