Autumn sizzles in downtown casinos

Oct 9, 2006 3:21 AM

There are lots of fall downtown promotions and action this month. Win a trip to Hawaii, big cash prizes or fun fall jackets.

"Play for Paradise" at the Fremont downtown from October through December.

Players can win a trip to Hawaii or to Las Vegas each month. Start by joining the Players Gold Club to receive your first drawing ticket free. Slot players earn one (1) ticket for every 500 points earned and table game players earn one (1) ticket for every hour played with an average $5 bet. keno and Race & Sports players can also earn drawing tickets.

Drawings will be held Nov. 1, Dec. 1 and Jan. 1. There will be one winner per drawing and the winner doesn’t need to be present. Mainland residents will win a five-day, four-night trip to Honolulu for 2, including airfare, hotel and $500 cash.

Hawaii residents will win a five-day, four-night trip to Las Vegas for 2, including airfare, hotel and $500 cash. For a complete list of rules see the Players Gold Club.

Sister casino, Main Street Station is hosting its 6th Annual $30,000 October Cashfest. Players can collect 5 drawing tickets for every 1,000 Players Gold points they earn throughout the month. Table game players are eligible to earn tickets too. Drawings are scheduled for Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct.28 at 2:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. both days. A total of $30,000 in cash prizes will be given away over the two days. You must be present at the drawings to win.

Also downtown, Jackie’s Jacket Jackpot Jamboree is back at the El Cortez and continues through Oct. 31. Players winning a $200 or more jackpot on a slot or video keno machine, a $200 or more jackpot on a video poker five-cent or lower denomination machine, a $300 or higher jackpot on a video poker 10-cent or higher denomination machine, or a $200 jackpot and up on live keno will be awarded a prize voucher that can be redeemed for a Jackie’s El Cortez Logo Jacket. Most players just love the fall jackets, but if you so desire you may select a $10 gift card to Mobil/Exxon, Arco, Shell, Walgreens, Sears, or Smith’s Grocery in lieu of a jacket. Jackpot winners are also entered into the Saturday night drawings for cash and prizes.

Remember”¦"Luck seems to come to those who prepare for it!"

Bonus Point Days:

Barbary Coast (Club Coast) 2 x October 31.

Barley’s (Rewards Card) 5 x Sundays and 2 x every night from midnight to 8:00 a.m. (bonus points post the following day);

Bighorn (Bigshot Club) 2-5 x randomly awarded daily;

Binion’s Gambling Hall (Binion’s Club) 3 x Monday thru Thursday;

Cannery (American Can Club) 5 x Mondays and Wednesdays all day, 5 x Fridays 6:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.;

Casino Royale (Club Royale) 2 x 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 8-11 p.m., 3 x 7-9 a.m. & 4-7 p.m.;

Eldorado (Prime Rewards) 3 x Tuesdays for all or 4 x for 50+, 3 x Thursdays;

Ellis Island (Passport Players Club) 2 x Saturdays thru Thursdays and 5 x Fridays (some machines excluded);

Fiesta Henderson (Amigo Club) 5 x Fridays, 3 x Wednesdays for 50+ (swipe card thru kiosk);

Fiesta Rancho (Amigo Club) 5 x Fridays, 5 x Saturdays from 6:00 p.m. to midnight, 3 x Wednesdays for 50+ (swipe card thru kiosk);

Gold Coast (Club Coast) 2 x October 31;

Gold Rush (Magic Club) 5 x Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays;

Golden Nugget (24 Karat Club) 2 x Wednesdays and Fridays for Las Vegas locals only ($1 and up video poker excluded);

Hacienda (Matador Club) 2 x Mondays and 4 x Tuesdays;

Joker’s Wild (Prime Rewards) 3 x Wednesdays for all or 4 x for 50+, 3 x Thursdays;

Longhorn (Bigshot Club) 2-5 x randomly awarded daily;

Magic Star (Magic Club) 5 x Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays;

Nevada Palace (Player’s Circle) 2 x Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays;

New Frontier (Rewards Club) 2 x on all machines on your birthday;

Orleans (Club Coast) 2 x Thursdays from noon to midnight, 2 x October 31;

Palms (Club Palms) 3 x Thursdays (some machines excluded);

Railroad Pass (Players Junction) 2 x Wednesdays and 3 x Thursdays;

Rampart Casino (Rampart Rewards) 2 x Mondays;

Red Rock Resort (Boarding Pass) 2 x everyday thru October 14;

ilverton (Discovery Club) 3 x Wednesdays;

Slots A Fun (One Club) 2 x Wednesday

South Coast (Club Coast) 2 x October 31;

Speedway (Pit Pass) 3 x Mondays and Wednesdays;

Suncoast (Club Coast) 2 x Wednesdays from 1:00 -9:00 p.m., 2 x October 31;

Terrible’s (Players Club) 3 x Thursdays, double cash back from Sunday thru Wednesday;

Tuscany (Player’s Club) 5 x Wednesdays and Sundays;

Wildfire (Wild Card) 5 x Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays;

Wild Wild West (Wild Card) 5 x Thursdays, 2 x Sunday thru Wednesday, midnight — 8:00 a.m.