Casinos supply much-
needed ‘tax relief’

Apr 9, 2007 4:59 AM

As the government waits for your money or you wait for your refund, the Gold Coast is preparing Tax Day food specials. Available for $10.40 each, the following specials will be available on Monday, April 16 only:

”¡ Cortez Room — 10 oz. Prime Rib or 1 dozen Oysters

”¡ T-Mike’s Snack Bar — Combo Pizza

”¡ Ports O’ Call Buffet — Dinner Buffet

”¡ Monterey Room — Fried Shrimp or 10 oz. Rib Eye Steak

Binion’s Gambling Hall will also be offering "Tax Relief" this year. On Tuesday, April 17, present proof of your tax refund or payment and the casino will double it in player’s club points. Players can collect up to 10,000 points, one point for every 1-cent. To take advantage of this promotion, you must make a visit to the club booth on Tuesday, April 17.

And the El Cortez offers one of the best IRS check cashing promotions in Las Vegas. Cash your refund check from the IRS — and any other government checks — at the casino’s main cage and receive 5% of your check in free slot play — up to $50!

Looking for the cheapest breakfast in town? The Eldorado and Joker’s Wild casinos in Henderson are vying for that honor. Both casinos are now serving a 99-cent breakfast special Monday through Thursday that includes two eggs, two pancakes, potatoes, bacon or sausage for just 99¡. Serving hours are 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Through May 31, the DAM Restaurant at Hooters Casino Hotel is offering a fresh one-pound Alaskan king crab leg dinner for $16.99 between the hours of 4 p.m. and midnight. The jumbo split crab legs are steamed to perfection and served with drawn butter, along with soup of the day or house salad. Crab lovers can order a second pound of crab legs for an additional $10.99.

Known for its huge portions, the DAM Restaurant serves up everything from Frosted Flake French Toast and Eggs Benedict, to Prime Rib Sandwiches, BBQ Chicken Pizza, Cajun Cowboy Steak and much more "round the clock." Any meal can be topped off with tempting desserts like the Big Banana Split, served with fresh banana, chunky strawberry glaze, chocolate sauce, caramel sauce, chopped pecans, mini M&Ms, cherries and whipped cream. The average meal cost is $20 or less per person.