Pay with your points at the Orleans

Aug 7, 2007 12:40 AM

The Orleans is running "Pay with your Points" discounts every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in August. Use your Club Coast points to pay for your meals and receive 75% off at the French Market Buffet and 50% off all meals at Canal Street, the Courtyard Café, Don Miguel’s, the Prime Rib Loft and Big Al’s Oyster Bar.

Hacienda Margarita, the Mexican restaurant at the Las Vegas Hilton, is featuring an early happy hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and a late happy hour from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., with all appetizers, Mexican beers, tequila and margaritas at half price. Ole!

Also at the Las Vegas Hilton, if you would like to learn how to play various table games, Valerie Thrower, table games instructor, has a pretty full schedule during the week. She teaches craps at 10 a.m., blackjack at 2 p.m., Three Card Poker, Let it Ride, Texas Hold’em, and Pai Gow Poker at 3:15 p.m.; craps again at 4 p.m. and Texas Hold’em again at 5 p.m. Best of all, lessons are free!

The San Lorenzo Italian Restaurant at Texas Station is offering an Italian Meal Deal with family-style platters, two for $22. Each additional person is also only $11. The special is offered everyday. The restaurant opens at 4 p.m. daily.

Hachi, a modern Japanese restaurant, has opened inside Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa.

Casa Cocina located inside the Cannery Casino Hotel is featuring Chipotle BBQ Ribs this month for $14.99. Pork ribs are basted with a unique Tomatillo Chipotle Sauce and served with Mexican rice and refried beans.

Also for gamblers, the Cannery is offering "Free Buffet and Free Play Fridays" in August. Earn 700 same day points and receive a free buffet and $10 in free slot play. There is a limit of one offer per customer per Friday. Free play expires Friday at midnight each week.

Sam’s Town is serving $1 Miller Lite and MGD bottles at all casino bars 24/7 during August.

Mark your calendar for a free opportunity to meet Las Vegas’ own Frugal Gambler, Jean Scott. She is the author of several gambling books including the Frugal Gambler and her latest, Frugal Video Poker. She will be appearing at the Clark County Library on Aug.29 at 6:30 p.m. for a talk about gambling and discussing her latest works. The evening is free and open to the public. A book signing and reception will follow the talk.