Pool parties are the latest casino craze

June 17, 2002 10:35 PM
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"Summer Block Parties" is the theme at Santa Fe Station this month. On Saturday, June 22 and Saturday, June 29, the casino invites guests to participate in a casino-wide party featuring live entertainment, cash drawings for regular Santa Fe customers and new member sign-ups, and lots of free food sampling, coupons and discounts. Promotional areas are set up throughout the casino offering free cookies, Margaritas, popcorn, chips and salsa, and more. Vendors like Fatburger and Memphis Barbeque will be on-hand with some samples and coupon discounts. Each day’s activities are scheduled from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., with "Hot Lava" performing on the promotional stage between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. The drawings are held at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Casinos are always in search of new members to sign up for their slot clubs and sometimes the incentives can be quite lucrative to join. New member sign-ups at the Tropicana can currently earn a triple-treat! Playing a minimum of two hours on your new Winners Club card will earn you two complimentary tickets to the famous "Folies Bergere" show, an approximate, $90 value! In addition, new members also receive double cash back for their first 24 hours of play and a free Tropicana logo T-shirt after just 30 minutes of play. You can also take a free spin on one of their "Free Play" machines (available to existing club members, too), for a chance to win additional prizes and everyone receives a coupon sheet for extra values and discounts, too!

The Las Vegas Hilton always seems to find a way to promote and encourage new slot club membership too! They have recently launched, "50 for 50." After accumulating 50 points on your Park Place Connection card, new members will earn one $50 flight coupon as well as one raffle ticket for the grand prize vacation drawing. The grand prize consists of two round-trip tickets to New York City or San Francisco, five nights of luxury accommodations at a Hilton Hotel and $1,500 in spending money. "50 For 50" will run through the end of August and a date for the grand prize drawing has not yet been determined. Only new Park Place Connection card members are eligible for this promotion. In other words, if you are already a member of Park Place Connection through Caesars, Flamingo, Bally’s or Paris, you DO NOT qualify as a new member for this promotion.

Everybody wants your casino business, and in a highly competitive move, Arizona Charlie’s just announced triple cash back on all old and new earned points from now through June 30. Play at either location.

Until next week, keep in mind”¦ "Luck seems to favor those who prepare for it!"

Bonus Point Days: (June) Arizona Charlie’s (Charlie Card) Triple cash back on all old and new earned points through June 30, (some restrictions apply); Barbary Coast (Fun Club) 2X Mondays 7 p.m. to midnight; Casino Royale (Club Royale) Double points 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 8-11 p.m., Triple points 7-9 a.m. and 4-7 p.m.; Castaways (Club Castaways) Triple points June 21 and everyday from midnight to 8 a.m.; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club) Six times points Thursdays and Sundays and same from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. daily (some machines excluded); Fiesta’s (Rancho and Henderson) (Amigo Club) 5X Mondays w/coupons available at booth; Gold Rush (Gold Star) Triple points Wednesdays; Hyatt Lake Las Vegas (Players Society) Double points Tuesdays and Thursdays and triple on Mondays; Key Largo (Players Club) Triple points all month; Magic Star (Gold Star) Triple points Wednesdays; Orleans (Club Orleans) Double points Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to midnight; Palms (Club Palms) Double points Mondays through Thursdays; Plaza (#1 Main Club) Double points Mondays 6 p.m. to midnight; Railroad Pass (Players Junction) Double points Wednesdays from noon to midnight; Rampart Casino (Rampart Rewards) Double cash back Mondays, 2X points Tuesdays; Sahara (Club Sahara) Double points on your birthday; Sam’s Town (Prime Rewards) 3X on penny machines only through June 30; Santa Fe Station (Boarding Pass) Double points everyday on $1 Santa Fe Express reel slots only; Slots A Fun (One Club) Double points on Wednesdays; Suncoast (Club Denaro) Double points June 20 and 30 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Terrible’s (Players Club) 5X points 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. everyday, and all day on Sundays and Thursdays; Tropicana (Winners Club) Double points for new members, 1st 24 hours only; Venetian (Player’s Club) Double Grazie (gift) points through June 30; Westward Ho (Preferred Customer) Triple points on all machines with balloons, daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.