Pick up free Win Cards

Feb 21, 2005 2:24 AM

Slots-A-Fun on the Strip has added "Win Cards." Buy in for $10 and receive $15 in casino chips plus a set of instructional cards teaching you how to play. The chips are non-negotiable and must be played on the table games. Sister casino, Circus Circus next door also offers the Win Cards. Stop by the casino cage at each casino for details.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder and Decatur wrap up the Buried Treasure Giveaway today, February 22. Earn 10 Treasure Bucks by hitting designated jackpots throughout the casino and redeem them for cash and prizes. Each Treasure Buck also contains a drawing ticket. The grand finale $10,000 grand prize drawings will be held Wednesday February 23, at 8 p.m.

Try your luck at the Presidents’ Slot Tournament at Casino MonteLago on Saturday and Sunday. Club Uno members receive one free entry daily. The tournament hours are 11 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. and contestants can win a share of $1,000 in cash and free slot play each day of the tournaments.

Playing live poker is all the rage. Several casinos are offering new poker room promotions. The new 2,400 square-foot non-smoking poker room at Santa Fe Station is offering players a free t-shirt. Simply buy-in between 2 a.m. and 10 a.m. and receive a complimentary logo t-shirt with a minimum of one hour play as a grand opening celebration gift.

Additionally, Station Casinos announced that the poker rooms at the Texas Station and Palace Station are now also smoke-free. Smoking will still be allowed on the slot floor, bingo rooms, casino bars and other casino areas at Texas and Palace. The poker rooms at Boulder Station and Sunset Station will continue to allow smoking.

Diamonds Are Forever is the new poker room promotion beginning next week at the Palms Casino Resort. Cash drawings will be held Monday through Friday for poker players who make a flush in diamonds, Sunday through Thursday. After completing your winning hand, you will be entered into the next day’s drawing. There will be a total of $1,000 in daily prizes. You must be playing with a Club Palms card to qualify. The first drawing will be held on Monday, March 7 and the last drawing will be held Friday, April 29. See the Palms Poker Room for complete rules and details.

The poker room at Imperial Palace offers free lessons daily at 11 a.m. They also offer a free flavored coffee bar for players and complimentary hors d’oeuvres too.

Last but not least, Ellis Island Casino and Brewery has added 5 times bonus points on Fridays and no machines are excluded from this promotion. See the complete list of bonus point days at the conclusion of this column.

Bonus Point Days: Arizona Charlie’s Boulder and Decatur (Ultimate Rewards) New sign ups spin for 2-11x points for one day in February; Barbary Coast (Club Coast) 2x March 17 and 27; Barley’s (Rewards Card) 5x Tuesdays and 2x every night from midnight to 8:00 a.m. (bonus points post the following day); Bighorn (Big Shot Club) 2x Mondays thru Thursdays and 3x Fridays and Saturdays; Cannery (American Can Club) 5x Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays; Casino MonteLago (Club Uno) 2x Mondays thru Thursdays, Casino Royale (Club Royale) 2x 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 8-11 p.m., 3x 7-9 a.m. & 4-7 p.m.; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club) 2x everyday and 5x Fridays; Fiesta Henderson and Rancho (Amigo Club) 5x Fridays, 3x Wednesdays for 50+, (swipe card thru kiosk); Gold Coast (Club Coast) 2x March 17 and 27; Gold Strike (Jean, NV-Jean’s Club) 2x Tuesdays; Golden Nugget (24 Karat Club) 2x Wednesdays and Fridays for Las Vegas locals only ($1 and up video poker excluded); Longhorn (Big Shot Club) 2x Mondays thru Thursdays and 3x Fridays and Saturdays; Nevada Landing (Jean, NV-Jean’s Club) 2x Tuesdays; Nevada Palace (Player’s Circle) 2x Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; New Frontier (Rewards Club) 2x on all machines on your birthday; Opera House (Mahoney’s Slot Club) 2x Tuesdays; Orleans (Club Coast) 2x March 17 and 27; Palms (Club Palms) 2x on video reel and reel slots only (not video poker) everyday thru February 28; Railroad Pass (Players Junction) 2x Wednesdays and 3x Thursdays; Rampart Casino (Rampart Rewards) 2x Mondays and Wednesdays; Silver Nugget (Mahoney’s Slot Club) 3x Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from midnight to 8:00 a.m.; Slots A Fun (One Club) 2x Wednesdays; Suncoast (Club Coast) 2x March 17 and 27; Terrible’s (Players Club) 5x Sundays and Thursdays, double cash back from Sunday thru Wednesday; Tuscany (Player’s Club) 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Venetian (Player’s Club) Double Grazie Gift points through February 25.