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Free football contest at Poker Palace in North Las Vegas

Oct 7, 2008 5:03 PM

On the Cheap by H. Scot Krause |

There is a free football contest at Poker Palace in North Las Vegas every week throughout the season.

Parlay card entry forms can be picked up every week. Entrants can select teams straight up (no point spreads) for a chance to win up to $1,000 (winner’s split) every week. The casino is also featuring a Steak & Crab Legs special in Maddy’s Café for $8.99 this month. Customers must join or be a Gold Club card member (no charge) to receive the special meal deal price. The special is available from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Rockstar Club members at the Hard Rock are also entitled to a free weekly $5 football parlay card. Present your card at the club booth for details and to receive your free entry.

Texas Station has free Sunday Night Football parties in the South Padre Lounge starting at 4:30 p.m. for the 5:15 game Sunday nights. Radio station KWNR-FM Mid-Day DJ, Ransom Reynolds, hosts the parties. Win prizes throughout the entire game including private Big Game Parties and Best Seat in the House booths.

The grand prize is a trip for two to Jacksonville, Florida. Food and drink specials include $1 Draft Bud or Bud Light. A VIP Booth is $40 per person and includes all you can eat and drink.

Sign up as a new member for a Coast Casino Club Coast/B-Connected slot club card at Sam’s Town, Orleans, Gold Coast or Suncoast and receive 5,000 free points.

Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel will hold its first blood drive Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The blood drive will take place inside the Casablanca Room located on the second floor. Blood donors will receive a $10 food coupon good for any Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel restaurant. C.A.N. Club members that donate blood will earn 1,200 points.

"Cannery Casino Resorts have always been active participants in United Blood Services blood drives and we are pleased to now hold one at the brand new Eastside Cannery," said Sal Semola, EC vice president and general manager. "It gives us great pride knowing that we are helping to save lives."

To schedule an appointment for the blood drive, donors should call (702) 562-2166, or log on to and enter sponsor code: eastsidecannery. Donor eligibility questions can be answered by calling a counselor at 1-800-289-4923.