Bingo room at Fiesta Rancho has returned to old-fashioned all paper bingo cards

Aug 12, 2008 7:03 PM

Bingo Buzz by H Scot Krause | As of Aug. 1, the bingo room at Fiesta Rancho has returned to good old-fashioned all paper bingo cards and bypassing the electronic games.

Sessions are played on the odd hours daily beginning at 9 a.m. with the last one at 11 p.m. According to Don Newsom, Fiesta Rancho’s Director of Casino Operations, "Paper puts everyone on an equal playing field and it has a more neighborhood, laid-back feel too."

Sister casino Fiesta Henderson has an all-new Grande Bingo. The jackpot starts at $10,000 and 53 numbers and progresses until hit. A $200 consolation prize is awarded at every session and costs just $1 per game for a chance at the giant jackpot

The Gold Coast will be offering "Crazy 4 Coveralls" on Sunday, Aug. 17 and 24 at 1 and 3 p.m. Featured are four $1,000 Guaranteed Coveralls at each session with regular pay games for 1-7 and 9-12. A 4-pack minimum is required to use electronic units.

Sam’s Town has a mystery gift giveaway scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 12 and a Candle Holder giveaway Tuesday, Aug. 19. Gifts are available at all sessions with a minimum bingo buy-in while supplies last.

The Plaza will be hosting a $40,000 Bingo Spectacular on Sept. 15-16. The doors will open at 8 a.m. and play begins at 10 a.m. both days. The entry fee is $60 and includes both day’s sessions and a free dauber.

Extra packs are $15 each. Room and Bingo packages are available for $120. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 1-866-768-7032 for more info.

We recommend playing the best birthday bingo promotion in town at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur to get a free $4 blue pack and one free dauber on your birthday.

Palace Station will be giving away "BBQ Bears" (stuffed animals) on Saturday, Aug. 16 with a $10 minimum buy-in.

The Cannery is running Super Saturday sessions in August, featuring 18 games of Bingo played every Saturday at the 10 a.m. session with Triple Action and Triple Chance Coveralls. See the complete details posted in the Bingo Room.

All bingo promotions are subject to change. Gift giveaways are available at all sessions (unless noted otherwise) to players who purchase a minimum bingo buy-in ($3-$4 in most casinos) and are limited to quantities on hand. Play early in the day to guarantee yourself a gift.