Reel Deals by H Scot Krause | To kick off May 1, the Hacienda in Boulder City is starting a "Pepsi Six-Pack Giveaway." Customers will receive a free Pepsi six-pack who hit:
four-of-a-kind in face cards (no wild cards, max coin bet, quarter machines and up.
$50 jackpot on all machines.
suited blackjack in hearts (with $5 buy-in from the pit).
Customers will also receive a ticket for the $2,000 "Grand Prize Drawing" to be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. Smaller cash prizes and gifts will also be awarded that day prior to the big drawing for a total of over $5,000 in cash and prizes. There is no limit to the number of six packs per day a player may earn.
The Sahara has a new "Card of the Day" promotion. Play the video poker machines at any casino bar and win extra cash for a natural four-of-a-kind that matches the posted card of the day. You could receive an extra $100 cash just for hitting the card of the day. To be eligible for the bonus, no wild cards and max coins must be played.
PT’s Pub and PT’s Place offer guests a Corralejo Tequila Tour Giveaway during the month of May. From May 6-31, patrons will have the chance to win a grand prize trip for two to Guanajuato, Mexico. The tequila getaway includes a three-day, two-night stay with a visit to the Corralejo Tequila plant and a glass blowing tour.
To enter to win, guests may purchase a Corralejo Blanco shot for $4, hit any natural four-of-a-kind or land any jackpot of $50 or more.
For the Triple Crown races, beginning with the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 3, Terrible’s Hotel Casino will be giving away a Triple Crown special T-shirt with any $20 race wager on the day of the Derby, Preakness or Belmont.
South Point Casino will have live betting stations set up in the Grand Ballroom on Derby Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anyone placing a minimum $20 Derby bet will receive a coupon packet good for a South Point ball cap, one food item and one cocktail.
The California Hotel and Casino will celebrate May Day with its 11th Annual Lei Day Festival on May 3-4. This free event will feature the very best of Hawaiian arts and crafts, food, activities, music and demonstrations. Hawaiian dishes will be served including kalua pig, lau lau, poi, beef teriyaki sticks and shaved ice.
Throughout the festivities there will be a continual flow of Hawaiian and Polynesian music, chants, songs and dances. The festival will feature a performance by Tony Conjugacion on Saturday and the "Island Fever Block Party" on Sunday. The festival opens at 9 a.m. both days and will be held in the parking lot of the California Hotel (12 E. Ogden Road) in downtown Vegas.