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Aug 19, 2008 7:01 PM

On the Cheap by H Scot Krause | There are lots of cheap deals this month especially if you’re a gambler too! Point deals and discounts for meals are happening all over Las Vegas.

Fiesta Rancho is offering ½-point dining all month at the Café, 24/7 Monday through Friday. Pay for your meal using an Amigo Club card and save half your points!

Players at Suncoast can also earn free buffets Monday through Thursday in August. Earn just 300 points for a free breakfast or lunch buffet. An additional 600 points can be earned for a free brunch or dinner buffet. Plus, players keep their earned points.

South Point has a similar great offer. Every Monday through Thursday during August, players can earn 300 same day points between midnight and 1 p.m. and receive a free lunch buffet. Those earning 200 additional points the same day before 8 p.m. can receive a free dinner buffet.

If you miss out on lunch, it’s possible to earn 500 same day points for the dinner buffet. Players also keep all their earned points. There are no machine exclusions from the promotion.

The Stratosphere Casino Hotel and Tower is honoring the working man and woman for Labor Day weekend with special room and food and beverage offers. Discounts offered include 20 percent off rooms and suites.

The 20 percent room discount runs from Monday, Aug. 25 through Thursday, Sept. 4. The special offer is available by calling Stratosphere Room Reservations at 1-800-99-TOWER and mentioning the "Labor Day" special. The "Labor Day" special is subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offer.

Lucky’s Café will offer special BBQ chicken and BBQ baby back ribs dishes during the Labor Day weekend. The BBQ chicken and the BBQ baby back ribs will both be served with baked beans and corn for $10.99 each. The Labor Day weekend specials will be offered from Friday, Aug. 29 through Monday, Sept. 1.

All Stratosphere casino bars will be offering a special, three-layered "Patriotic" drink during the Labor Day weekend. The drink consists of a red layer- strawberry daiquiri, a white layer- piña colada and a blue layer-blue curacao piña colada for a special taste sensation.

The "Patriotic" drink will be served in souvenir plastic hurricane glasses for $7.50 from Friday, Aug. 29 through Monday, Sept. 1. For more information about the Stratosphere Casino Hotel and Tower, call 1-800-99-TOWER or visit

Until next time…"Eat well, play well and stay well!"