Hilton promo has game-show format

Jul 15, 2003 3:35 AM

The Las Vegas Hilton has a hot summer promotion ”” a new game show called VaCA$Hion, which will award a vacation and cool cash to winners.

From July 21 to August 17, participants have the chance to win cash prizes or a trip to one of 15 destinations including New York, Miami and San Francisco. Guests may earn entries into the nightly VaCA$Hion drawings in a variety of ways:

”¡ Staying overnight at the Las Vegas Hilton

”¡ Dining in any of the hotel’s restaurants or using room service

”¡ Purchasing a beverage at any bar inside the Hilton

”¡ Purchasing a show ticket for any Hilton show

”¡ Purchasing a ticket to Star Trek: The Experience

”¡ Purchasing a spa treatment

”¡ Playing at any of the Hilton’s table games

”¡ Winning any jackpot of $1,200 or more

”¡ Redeeming Player’s Club points at the Las Vegas Hilton Player’s Club

”¡ Signing up for a Park Place Connection Card at the Las Vegas Hilton

”¡ Wagering in the Hilton’s Race and Sports SuperBook

”¡ Making purchases of $10 or more at the hotel gift shop

For the ultimate game show experience, participants will play on a game show-like set, complete with contest booths and buzzers. Four contestants will be chosen nightly to play for cash, a vacation, or both.

Players will test their knowledge with travel-related trivia questions. The contestant with the highest score may convert his or her acquired points into to cash (up to $1,000) and advance to spin the prize wheel.

The wheel has numerous prize options, including the chance to double your money, vacations valued at $2,500 and cash prizes of $1,000, $750 and $500. Each contestant walks away a winner ”” each player will receive a minimum of $50 and dinner for two at a Las Vegas Hilton restaurant.

Nightly drawings will be held at 7 p.m. in the SpaceQuest Casino. Players must be present to win.