Expo offers variety of gaming strategy

Nov 21, 2005 2:06 AM

The Fiesta Rancho will be hosting the "All-Star Gaming Expo" on Dec. 2-3 featuring leading writers and experts offering their tips, strategies and advice to help improve your casino game play.

A series of seminars will be presented both days with topics including an introduction to playing Texas Hold’em poker and playing in poker tournaments, blackjack strategies and tournament tips, craps for beginners and advanced craps, sports betting and handicapping and video poker instruction and tips, plus information on how to get the most out of casino coupons, slot clubs, comps and working with slot hosts.

The line-up of guest speakers includes Steve Bourie, Jeffrey Compton, Anthony Curtis, Bob Dancer, Larry Edell, Steve Fezzik, Angel Largay, Viktor Nacht, Blair Rodman and Jean Scott. Tickets are $10 for each day that allows access to all seminars for that day or a 2-day pass for $15.

A hotel package is also available for a casino rate of $65 per night that includes admission to all seminars. Individual tickets or the hotel package also includes some gaming perks and 2-for-1 discount food offers, plus drawing tickets for prizes at the conclusion of the Expo on Dec. 3.

An exhibit hall will be also be open both days in the Cabo Lounge (free, even if you don’t attend any seminars) to meet with the speakers and gather the latest information, books and software programs to help improve your gaming results.

For more information including the complete speaker schedule, room reservations or tickets, check the website at: www.fiestacasino.com (click on Fiesta Rancho then "Promotions").

Tickets for the Expo can also be purchased at any Station Casino Boarding Pass rewards club booth or the Fiesta Rancho front desk. You can also use your club points to purchase tickets.

Once you’ve learned all about winning your favorite games, head to your favorite casino for some great action.

Downtown, the Plaza and Vegas Club are giving away logo jackets this month. Earn 4,000 points by Nov. 30 and receive a free logo jacket. Each casino is offering a different style jacket.

Players can win free cash in the "Scratch-N-Score" promotion for Texas Station table game patrons. Through Nov. 30, earn scratch cards while playing your favorite table games with a chance to win up to $1,000. The more you play, the more you scratch with two chances to win on every scratch card. See the pit for complete details.

At the Palms, get "Presents for Points" through Dec. 23. All Club Palms points earned from Nov. 1 through Dec. 23 can be redeemed at a rate of 440 points ($440 coin-in) for one gift dollar to purchase gift certificates from Omaha Steaks, Applebee’s, Fry’s Electronics, Sears, Nordstrom, Albertson’s/Sav-On, 7-Eleven, Honeybaked Ham and Brenden Theatres. Great for Christmas presents!

Remember, luck seems to come to those who prepare for it.

Bonus Point Days: Barbary Coast (Club Coast) 2x Nov. 24; Barley’s (Rewards Card) 5x Sundays and 2x every night from midnight to 8 a.m. (bonus points post the following day); Bighorn (Big Shot Club) 2x everyday in Nov.; Cannery (American Can Club) 5x Tuesdays and Thursdays all day, 5x Saturdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 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. and 8-11 p.m., 3x 7-9 a.m. and 4-7 p.m.; Eldorado (Prime Rewards) 3x Tuesdays for 55+, 4x Thursdays, 5x Fridays, 6x Nov. 24-27; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club) 2x Saturdays thru Thursdays and 5x Fridays (some machines excluded); Fiesta Henderson (Amigo Club) 5x Fridays, 3x Wednesdays for 50+ (swipe card thru kiosk); Fiesta Rancho (Amigo Club) 5x Mondays from 5 -10 p.m., 5x Fridays (all day), 3x Wednesdays for 50+ (swipe card thru kiosk); Fitzgeralds (Club Fitz) 3x Tuesdays; Gold Coast (Club Coast) 2x Nov. 24; 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) 4x Thursdays; Joker’s Wild (Prime Rewards) 3x Wednesdays for 55+, 4x Thursdays, 5x Fridays, 6x Nov. 24-27; Longhorn (Big Shot Club) 2-5x randomly awarded everyday in Nov.; Nevada Landing (Jean, NV-Jean’s Club) 2x Tuesdays; Nevada Palace (Player’s Circle) 2x Tuesdays and 8x cash back on Fridays; New Frontier (Rewards Club) 3x for new member sign-ups thru Dec. 31, 2x on all machines on your birthday; Orleans (Club Coast) 2x Nov. 24; Railroad Pass (Players Junction) 2x Wednesdays and 3x Thursdays; Rampart Casino (Rampart Rewards) 2x Nov. 24 and 29; Riviera (Player’s Club) 5x cash back for new members only up to $500; Sam’s Town (Prime Rewards) 6x Nov. 24-27; Slots A Fun (One Club) 2x Wednesdays; Suncoast (Club Coast) 2x Nov. 11 and 24; Terrible’s (Players Club) 5x Sundays and Thursdays, double cash back from Sunday thru Wednesday; Tuscany (Player’s Club) 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays all machines, 5x Wednesdays (some machines excluded); Wildfire (Wild Card) 5x Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays; Wild Wild West (Wild Card) 5x Thursdays.