Cash-in a sports ticket

May 9, 2005 1:10 AM

As American as apple pie and baseball, Terrible’s has the perfect promotion for baseball fans. Through May 31, all Terrible’s Player’s Club members placing $10 or larger sports book wagers (one ticket per wager) will receive upon request a Budweiser St. Louis trip drawing ticket. The St. Louis giveaway will be held in the Terrible’s sports book on May 31 at noon. The prize includes round-trip airfare for two, hotel accommodations, two tickets to a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game and tour of Busch brewery.

Texas Station also has a promotion running for sports and baseball fans throughout the summer. Turn in your losing sports bet tickets and you could win an authentic baseball jersey. Every Friday evening, the race and sports book gives away a jersey to one lucky winner who has deposited a losing sports wager ticket in the drum. You must be present at the 6 p.m. drawings to win. The promotion runs through August 26.

Collect centennial celebration T-shirts from Nevada Palace this month. The casino is giving away centennial T-shirts for 150 earned points on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays throughout May. Players may pick up one shirt per each promotional day. Additionally, 25,000 Progressive Cash Drawings are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays in May at 8 p.m. Drawing tickets can be earned by playing in the casino. Complete rules are posted at the Player’s Circle Club.

Downtown, the El Cortez is back with a popular promotion this month called the "Pyramid of Prizes" running through May 30. Players winning a jackpot of $200 or more on slots or 5 cents or lower denomination video poker or live keno, or $300 or more on all other denomination on video poker, will receive a prize ticket for the pyramid of prizes that may be redeemed at Jackie’s Club for jewelry items from The Jewelers of Las Vegas. Collect from one to 10 tickets to redeem them for a variety of jewelry and gift items including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, money clips, bangles and much more. The more tickets you collect, the quality and value of the prizes increase. Each winner also receives an entry into the Saturday night drawings for cash prizes, a slot machine or an HDTV.

Bonus Point Days: Barbary Coast (Club Coast) 2x May 15 and May 30; 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) Bounceback points. Earn points today, receive bonus points tomorrow; Cannery (American Can Club) 5x Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; Casino MonteLago (Club Uno) 4x slots only on Sundays, 2x all machines 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 Saturdays thru Thursdays and 5x Fridays; Fiesta Henderson and Rancho (Amigo Club) 5x Fridays, 3x Wednesdays for 50+, 5x may 30, (swipe card thru kiosk); Gold Coast (Club Coast) 2x May 15 and May 30; 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); Hacienda (Matador Club) 2x Mondays; Longhorn (Big Shot Club) Bounceback points. Earn points today, receive bonus points tomorrow; Nevada Landing (Jean, NV-Jean’s Club) 2x Tuesdays; Nevada Palace (Player’s Circle) 2x Mondays and Wednesdays, 4x Tuesdays and Thursdays but must earn 1000 points on Mondays or Wednesdays to qualify for 4x points on the following day; New Frontier (Rewards Club) 2x on all machines on your birthday; Opera House (Mahoney’s Slot Club) 3x Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from midnight to 8:00 a.m.; Orleans (Club Coast) 2x May 15 and May 30; Palms (Club Palms) 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays (Some machines excluded.) Railroad Pass (Players Junction) 2x Wednesdays and 3x Thursdays; Rampart Casino (Rampart Rewards) 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Silver Nugget (Mahoney’s Slot Club) 5x Tuesdays and Thursdays all day, 3x Mondays and Wednesdays from midnight to 8:00 a.m.; Slots A Fun (One Club) 2x Wednesdays; Suncoast (Club Coast) 2x May 15 and May 30; Terrible’s (Players Club) 5x Sundays and Thursdays, double cash back from Sunday thru Wednesday; Tuscany (Player’s Club) 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays.