Catch a show at reduced summer rates

Aug 8, 2005 3:03 AM

This month may signal the end of the summer show bargains so get them while they last.

Catch "An Evening with Dean & Friends," a tribute show starring Tom Stevens at the Suncoast on Mondays, August 22 and September 5. Tickets for the 7 p.m. shows are only $10. Call the box office at 702-636-7075 for tickets.

Next door at the Rampart Casino, mentalist Gerry McCambridge continues free performances that amazes audiences by delving into mind games and illusions. McCambridge appears inside Addison’s lounge at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Admission is free, though passes can be obtained at Rampart Rewards Center.

Jay White’s compelling tribute to Neil Diamond at the Riviera has extended his Las Vegas locals offer of $10 seats through August 21. You must present a valid local ID when purchasing tickets. The special is being offered for the 7 p.m. shows, Sundays through Thursdays.

A "fin gets you in" at Mandalay Bay’s Shark Reef. Buy one regular priced admission to Shark Reef and get the second for a fin ($5) after 5 p.m. The special is good through Sept. 5.

Quench your thirst on the Strip at the Barbary Coast during August, when all drinks at the casino bars are $2.

Sushi Roku and Boa Steakhouse at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace are both offering Las Vegas locals a 20 percent discount for lunch and dinner through August 31. Simply show your valid ID to the server.

Get $5 free from Arizona Charlie’s Boulder or Arizona Charlie’s Decatur this month by giving them your e-mail address. Slot club members providing a new e-mail address at the club booth will receive a $5 cash coupon via e-mail. This is a one-time offer, and e-mail addresses already on file are ineligible.

Downtown, the Lady Luck has extended its very popular Las Vegas welcome sign lapel/hat pin giveaway for new members who join the Money Club through Aug. 31. No gambling is required. Just sign up and get a nice souvenir.

Football season is around the corner and free contests always make it an exciting time of year with a chance to win some big money. A popular contest for both locals and tourists is Boyd Gaming’ free $170,000 All American Football Contest. The weekly $10,000 winner take all (or split with ties) contest runs for 17 weeks starting September 10. Participants pick winners from both college and pro games straight up — no points. You can register for the free contest at the Stardust, Sam’s Town, Fremont, California, Eldorado and Joker’s Wild casinos.