Casinos sizzling with hot reel deals

Mar 3, 2009 5:00 PM
by GT Staff |

Time marches on and there are plenty of hot Vegas deals for the month of March.

St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) will bring emerald green Irish luck to casino players. At the El Cortez, slot club members will receive free slices of Marie Callender’s chocolate mint pie from noon to 6 p.m. At Jerry’s Nugget, blackjack players will receive 2-to-1 payoffs on their "natural" blackjacks when both cards are of the same suit. And video poker players will receive a $500 bonus on all royals in clubs, and $25 on straight flushes in clubs (maximum coins, no wild cards).

Throughout the month of March, Arizona Charlie’s (Decatur and Boulder) is offering slot club members the chance to earn points for "Gifts Worth Getting." Gifts include mostly electronic products, from computers to DVD players to iPods and more. Plus, players get to keep their points!

At the El Cortez, jackpot winners will receive a prize ticket redeemable for a wallet containing $10 to $1,000 in free play. Plus, all jackpot winners receive entry into a weekly, Saturday night drawing for a 40-inch LCD HD TV and $2,000 cash. See Club Cortez for details.

Through March 21 at Jerry’s Nugget, players that earn 2,000 More Club points are eligible to win the following day in the Next Day Stimulus Cash promotion. Prizes range from $2 to $80.

At Aliante Station, Boarding Pass members have a shot at $5,000 every Sunday through Thursday through March 26 by swiping their cards. A total of $120,000 will be given away.

PT’s Pub and Sierra Gold taverns will be giving away one LCD TV daily in March. Every 10 points earned by a Golden Reward member equates to one entry to win a 32-inch LCD TV, which includes free installation and delivery. Entries will be accumulated every 24 hours beginning at 10 p.m. each night, with the winner posted the following night at 10 p.m.