El Cortez turns cash into See's Candy haven

Mar 25, 2008 6:00 PM

Reel Deals by H Scot Krause | Through the end of March, Jackie’s Club El Cortez players winning a jackpot of $200 or more on any slot machine, a five-cent or lower denomination video poker machine, live keno or $300 or more on all other denomination video poker machines receive a ticket redeemable for a free box of See’s Candy while supplies last.

Players may use one ticket to redeem a one-pound box of candy or two tickets to receive a two-pound box. All jackpot winners also receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night high-definition television and $2,000 cash prize drawings.

In lieu of See’s Candy, winners may redeem one ticket for either a $10 gas card (Mobil/Exxon, Arco or Shell) or a $10 gift card redeemable at Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Walgreens, Sears or Smith’s Grocery. There is no limit to the number of tickets that a player can collect for this promotion. Visit Jackie’s Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.

The Palms is hosting a $100,000 March Mania Giveaway through March 30. Drawings are held at 7 p.m. in the Food Court area. Winners have 24 hours to claim their prize and must be present for the final drawing March 30. Visit Club Palms for more information on how to earn drawing tickets. Participants in the promotion receive $5 in free slot following the drawings each day.

At the Riviera, Crazy Leroy’s Race and Sports Book Bar and Grill, located next to the Poker Room will be hosting "March Madness and Final Four" daily drawings. Game day drawings are held at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. for T-shirts, hats and show tickets.

Players can earn drawing tickets by various means. A $20 bet nets one drawing ticket, a $100 bet nets 6 drawing tickets, a 4 of a kind or better on video machines in Leroy’s nets 1 drawing ticket.

 On the casino floor, players earn drawing tickets for any suited blackjack at the tables, any flush or better at the Let it Ride tables, or a straight or better at the 3 Card Poker tables. Joining in the event, Budweiser will sponsor beer pitcher specials.

 Live radio broadcasts will continue on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. now through the end of April. They are also doing their own giveaways to include T-shirts, sweatshirts and glasses.

The South Point Poker Room "The Road to the Big Dance" promotion continues through March 30. All players receive a drawing ticket for every hour of live poker play from March 1-30. The tickets will be added to the pool and winners will be drawn hourly on March 27 to 29 from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. and on March 30 from noon-4 p.m. Players must be present to win and have their matching ticket stub.

Stop by the Silverton Casino Lodge Discovery Card club booth for a chance to win $10,000 in free slot play. Everyone who submits his or her e-mail address has a chance to win.

Remember…"Luck seems to come to those who prepare for it!"