Check out these stimulus check offers

Jun 3, 2008 7:03 PM

On the Cheap by H Scot Krause | More casinos are jumping on the bandwagon to encourage you to cash your government stimulus check with them.

The Hard Rock Hotel Casino is offering those who cash their check with them an opportunity to double the amount via drawings to be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 9. Cash your check from June 5-9 and the Hard Rock will give you 50 free entries into the $10,000 giveaway drawings.

Players will receive an additional entry for every 100 points earned while playing their favorite slot and table games along with for each sports bet valued at $100 or more. For additional info and complete rules visit the Rockstar Players Club or see

The Tropicana is offering guests staying at the hotel a chance to participate in their "Roll 4 Gas" promotion. Upon arrival, when you check in at the front desk you’ll have the chance to roll four dice for a chance to win buffets, an Island Tower Jacuzzi Suite upgrade, $100 in cash for gas, and fun books valued up to $200.

The promotion runs through August and is for Sunday through Thursday arrivals only. It is limited to one roll of the dice per room. Dice-rollers must be at least 21 years of age to be eligible to participate.

The long-running $10.95 Texas T-Bone Steak Special served in the former Monterey Room at the Gold Coast has been discontinued. However, we can drown the loss with $2 bottled Corona’s being served at all the casino bars this month!

Palace Station takes the lead on the cheapest dinner buffet in town. The Feast Dinner Buffet for only $6.99 per person will be available for a limited time when you show your Boarding Pass (free to join the club) to the cashier.

The Fremont Street Experience will host their annual Vegas Cruise event June 6-8. The weekend will feature free live concerts, a free car show and plenty of 1950’s-themed fun. The annual Vegas Cruise brings a weekend of entertainment to Fremont Street with performances by Jimmy Bond, The Temptations Review, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels and Cornell Gunter’s Coasters.

For classic car enthusiasts, a free car show will take place all weekend long from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday. The vast display of cars stretches over the five blocks of the Fremont Street Experience and will feature over 200 classic cars.