Riviera raises the stakes for poker players

October 22, 2007 5:02 AM
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Poker rolls on at the Riviera. Get in on a $30,000 Freeroll Poker Tournament to be held Dec. 13-16 by logging a minimum of 40 hours of live poker play prior to Dec. 11. First place tournament winner receives a Ford Mustang. For more information, call 1-800-637-5687.

Free deluxe robes are being offered on Mondays and Wednesdays through Oct. 31 at the Rampart Casino. Earn 350 same day points same day and receive a free logo bathrobe. There is a limit of one robe per customer per promotional day. Earn 700 points on the same days and receive the bathrobe plus a free buffet. Free portable cellular phone chargers are being offered on Saturdays if you earn 125 same day points. In addition to the regular gift days this month, the casino has added Sundays to its gift days. Earn 150 points on Sundays in October and receive a gift of your choice. Earning a gift on Sundays will also get you an entry into a special $10,000 Cash Drawing to be held on Oct. 30 with the top prize of $2500.

"Screech ”˜N’ Scratch" your way to cash and prizes through Oct. 31 at Fiesta Rancho. Every 300 earned Amigo Club points wins a scratch card for prizes and points. Spell F-I-E-S-T-A to win an extra cash bonus.

During October, one winner is selected every 2 hours from slot machine customers at Binion’s Gambling Hall who are playing with their card inserted for a chance to win up to $1,000. "Legendary Logo Gear" has also been held over this month. Players earning 250 points ($375 coin-in slots, $750 video poker) in one day can receive a logo T-shirt. Those earning 500 points can receive an acrylic logo tumbler. And if you earn 2,500 points in one day, you can pick up a logo jacket.

Also downtown, the Vegas Club has held over its "Keys to Cash" September promotion this month. Hit a jackpot of $200 or more and select a key from 100. If the key opens the box you win a minimum of $1,000 cash. Each day $100 is added to the cashbox if no one selects the winning key the previous day.

The Las Vegas Hilton has closed its Poker Room. It’s the first major closing (Fiesta Rancho did close its small room earlier this year) of a poker room since the floodgates opened on poker in the early 2000’s. They will put more slots into the former poker room area.

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

BONUS

Barley’s (Wild Card) 2x video reels everyday; Bighorn (Bigshot Club) earn bonus points on points earned the previous week; Cannery (American Can Club) 5x Mondays and Saturdays; 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.; El Cortez (Jackie’s Club) 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3x Sundays and Mondays during football from 5 p.m.-midnight (activate at club prior to playing); Eldorado (Prime Rewards) 2x Tuesdays and 3x Thursdays, 5x Saturdays 11 a.m.-5 pm.; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club) 2x Saturdays thru Thursdays and 5x Fridays (some machines excluded); Emerald Island (Player’s Club) 3x Mondays and Wednesdays; Fiesta Henderson (Amigo Club) 5x Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in October (swipe card thru kiosk); Fiesta Rancho (Amigo Club) 5x Fridays, 3x Mondays for 50+ (swipe card thru kiosk); Fremont (Player’s Gold) 3x on all $1 and $5 reel slot machines; Gold Coast (Club Coast) 2x Oct. 25, 26 and 31; Gold Rush (Wild Card) 2x video reels everyday; The Greens (Wild Card) 2x video reels everyday; Hacienda (Matador Club) 2x Mondays and Wednesdays and 4x Tuesdays; Jerry’s Nugget (More Club) 3x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Joker’s Wild (Prime Rewards) 2x Wednesdays, 3x Thursdays, 5x Saturdays 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Longhorn (Bigshot Club) earn bonus points on points earned the previous week; Magic Star (Wild Card) 2x video reels everyday; Railroad Pass (Players Junction) 3x Mondays thru Wednesdays; Rampart Casino (Rampart Rewards) 2x Fridays; Santa Fe Station (Boarding Pass) 5x (choose between) Sunday, Monday or Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, and Friday or Saturday; Slots-A-Fun (One Club) 2x Wednesdays; South Point (The Club at South Point) 2x Oct.31; Suncoast (Club Coast) 2x Fridays thru Sundays in October and Oct. 31; Terrible’s (Players Club) 3x Sundays and Thursdays, double cash back from Sunday thru Wednesday; Tuscany (Player’s Club) 5x Sundays and Wednesdays, 5x weekdays midnight-5 a.m.; Wildfire (Wild Card) 2x video reels everyday; Wild Wild West (Wild Card) 2x video reels everyday.