Jingle bingo bells!

Dec 18, 2007 1:58 AM

The Christmas and New Year’s holidays are always special times in the bingo halls around Las Vegas. It is the season of gift giving and bingo has plenty of gifts to offer. And for New Year’s Eve you’ll find lots of big bingo parties to ring in the New Year and maybe take home a big jackpot.

On Monday, Dec. 31, the Suncoast and Gold Coast Casinos will be playing $30,000 New Year’s Eve bingo at each property. The $60 buy-in pays for all 20 games to be played that evening with the doors opening at 8 p.m. for the start of the first session at 9:30 continuing into the second session starting at 11 p.m. The party includes a free dauber, champagne toast, party favors and hors d’hoeuvres and play will stop at midnight for a local live broadcast of the countdown to the New Year. Extra 6-on packs for the event are $15 each with a maximum allowable of 10 extra packs per person. Stop by either bingo room or call to make your reservations. On Jan. 1, both casinos will be giving away 2008 date books to all bingo players.

All Station Casinos will be offering big bingo parties on New Year’s Eve, too. Prizes range from $10,000 at Palace Station to $25,000 at Red Rock with buy-in’s from $25-$50. Call your favorite Station Casino to reserve your space.

Sam’s Town is offering a free mystery gift to all bingo players on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Gifts are available to all players at all sessions with a minimum buy-in.

Pick up a free holiday collectible from Poker Palace in North Las Vegas daily from now through Dec. 25 at all bingo sessions with a minimum buy-in.

On Christmas Day, the Eldorado Casino in Henderson will be offering $500 Guaranteed Coveralls at the 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m. sessions and all day on New Year’s Day.

South Point is accepting reservations for its big $25,000 New Year’s Eve gala bingo bash. The buy-in is $50 per person and add-ons are $10 extra. Party guests will receive a free dauber, champagne, party favors and hors d’hoeuvres. Call 702-796-7111, ext. 77163 to purchase tickets by phone.

The Cannery Casino Hotel will feature a special New Year’s Eve bingo session starting at 10 p.m. Visit the bingo room for complete details.

Terrible’s Casino will be giving away Bingotoons calendars to all players on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1.

As a reminder, all bingo promotions are subject to change. Play early in the day to guarantee yourself a gift.

Until next time”¦ Merry Christmas and Happy New Year”¦ and may you all shout "B-I-N-G-O!"