‘Tis the season for free gift giveaways!

Dec 9, 2002 11:37 PM

   December is getting better each week as the casinos jingle their bells to get your attention this month! Try to fill your stocking with some of these extra goodies this week!

   Ellis Island has a “Beary Cute Bear Promotion” during December. Earn just 1,500 points from 8 a.m. to midnight and redeem them for your choice of one of six Beary Cute teddy bears. Nice stocking stuffer or holiday gift item! Collect them all. And you can earn the needed points six times faster from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. daily and all day on Thursdays and Sundays.

   Collect bounce-back cash everyday this month at Texas, Santa Fe, and Sunset Stations. Use your Boarding Pass card and earn 500 points in one day and get $5 in “Extra Free Play Cash” available the very next day. It’s available every day of the month at all three locations.

   Santa Fe Station is also giving away Video Poker machines every Friday, Saturday and Sunday this month. Players receive a drawing ticket for every 100 points earned on your Boarding Pass account for a chance to win a video poker game, cash prizes and dining certificates. Drawings are held at 8:15 p.m. all three nights.

   Players at the Hard Rock can collect a special Limited Edition Rock ”˜N’ Horses Slot Player Pin through Sunday, Dec. 15. Earn 10 points on your Back Stage Pass card in any one day to receive the collector’s pin celebrating the National Finals Rodeo. There is a limit of one pin per person and only available while supplies last.

   Silverton’s “Twelve Days of Christmas” promotion begins this week on Dec. 12 with escalating point days through Dec. 23. On Dec. 12, players will earn two times points, on Dec. 13, three times points and so on, culminating with a whopping twelve times point’s day on Dec. 23. Great opportunity to build up points for holiday gift shopping at the Player’s Club or the gift shop.

   Another good opportunity for point-building and cashback this month is with Coast Casinos. All four of their casino-hotels, Barbary Coast, Gold Coast, Suncoast and Orleans are rewarding players with double points 24/7 ongoing through Dec. 26. They will come back again with double points for everyone on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2003!

   Remember”¦ “Luck seems to come to those who prepare for it!”

   Bonus Point Days: Aladdin 2x comps through December, 2x Dream Bazaar Dollars through Dec. 8-25; Arizona Charlie’s 2-100x everyday in December (swipe your card to determine multiplier); Barbary Coast 2x everyday through Dec. 26 and Jan. 1, 2003; Casino Royale 2x 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 8-11 p.m., 3x 7-9 a.m. & 4-7 p.m.; Castaways 3x everyday from midnight-8 a.m., 5x every Friday and Saturday and Dec. 25; El Cortez 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3x Dec. 25; Ellis Island 6x points every Thursday and Sunday and from 9 p.m.-9 a.m. daily, 6x Dec. 25; (Some machines excluded); Fiesta's (Rancho & Henderson) 5x Mondays and Fridays w/coupons available at the booth, 5x table games on Wednesdays; Gold Coast 2x everyday through Dec. 26 and Jan. 1, 2003; Gold Rush 3x Wednesdays; Green Valley Ranch 4x Dec. 20; Hyatt Lake Las Vegas 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays and 3x Mondays; Key Largo 3x everyday, 7x Sundays and Mondays from 6-9 p.m.; Las Vegas Club 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Magic Star 3x Wednesdays; New Frontier 2x on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Dec. 11, 2x Dec. 16-21 and 23-25, plus 2x on all machines on your birthday; Opera House 2x Tuesdays; Orleans 2x everyday through Dec. 26 and Jan. 1 2003; Palms 2x Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; Plaza 2x Mondays 6 p.m.-midnight, Railroad Pass 2x Wednesdays and 3x Thursdays; Sahara 2x on your birthday; Santa Fe Station 2x everyday on $1 Santa Fe Express reel slots only; Silver Nugget 2x every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Silverton 2x Mondays from 5-9 p.m., 2x Dec. 12, 3x Dec. 13, etc. increasing daily to 12x on Dec. 23; Slots A Fun 2x Wednesdays; Suncoast 2x everyday through Dec. 26 and Jan. 1, 2003; Terrible's 5x Sundays through Wednesdays from midnight-9 a.m. and all day Thursdays; Tropicana 2x for new members, first 24 hours only; Westward Ho 3x on all machines with balloons, daily from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Wildfire 5x Fridays from 10 a.m. through Sundays at 10 p.m.