Lots o’ cash at Santa Fe

Aug 17, 2004 7:22 AM

"Cash Is King" at Santa Fe Station during August. Twenty-five lucky winners every week will win cash in the pit with five winners each hour collecting $50 in cash. Earn drawing tickets by playing your favorite table games as follows: Hit a blackjack with a minimum $5 bet; any $3 or greater line bet on craps with a 7 or 11 on the come out; any straight or better in pai gow poker with a minimum $10 bet including the bonus bet; any three-of-a-kind or better on Let it Ride with a minimum $5 bet on each spot; any flush or better on Three Card Poker with a minimum $5 ante bet; any $25 or greater payout on roulette; a straight or better on 3-5-7 Poker with a $5 minimum bet.

Drawings are on Sundays at 2:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. Weekly winners receive a golden drawing ticket into the grand prize drawing on Sunday, Aug. 29 when one lucky winner receives $5,000.

Sign up for a Rewards Card at Barley’s Casino & Brewing Company in Henderson and get a free deck of Barley’s collectible playing cards (the casino no longer offers any table games) and 2,500 free points. Also new enrollees who earn 250 points receive a free large, single topping pizza. Play with your card on Monday’s and receive a Barley’s Casino car sun shade by earning 750 points (you keep the points).

Starting this week, the Lady Luck Casino kicks off a new promotion giving every new player signing up for a Mad Money Players’ Club card, a free, high-quality water bottle complete with an insulated cover and carrying strap. No purchase is necessary, but you must be a new member joining the club. This special promotion runs through Sept. 30. New members also receive a funbook with gambling and match-play coupons included.

Also downtown, the Plaza features Players Choice this month. Hit a jackpot of $200 or more on slots, video poker or video keno, or $500 or more on bingo and receive your choice of a $10 gift card from various merchants. The promotion runs through Aug. 31 and gift card participants include Bath & Body Works, Shell gasoline, Best Buy and several other retailers.

Tuscany Casino has extended its Wednesday reggae pool parties through August along with a chance to win 25 grand. Every Wednesday night one person will have an opportunity to win $25,000 playing "Beach Ball Frenzy." The basic game goes like this: 100 beach balls will be floating in the pool. One winner is selected from the drawing drum. They pick a beach ball from the pool and if it’s the right beach ball, they win $25,000. If you don’t win the big money, you still win a consolation prize from Sam Adams beer. Other drawings are held throughout the night to give away T-Shirts, hats and other prizes. Admission to the parties is free and Sam Adams, margaritas, daiquiris and pina coladas are just $2.

Remember, luck seems to come to those who prepare for it.

Bonus Point Days: Barbary Coast (Club Coast) 2x Wednesdays in August; Barley’s (Rewards Card) 5x Tuesdays (bonus points post the following day); Cannery (American Can Club) 5x Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; Casino MonteLago (Club Uno) 2x Monday thru Thursday; Casino Royale (Club Royale) 2x 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 8-11 p.m., 3x 7-9 a.m. & 4-7 p.m.; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club) 3x everyday (some machines excluded on Wednesdays); Gold Rush (Gold Star) 3x Wednesdays; Gold Strike (Jean, NV-Jean’s Club) 2x Tuesdays; Golden Nugget (24 Karat Club) 2x Wednesdays and Fridays for Las Vegas locals only; Hacienda (Matador Club) 2x Mondays; Key Largo (Players Club) 3x everyday; Magic Star (Gold Star) 3x Wednesdays; Nevada Landing (Jean, NV-Jean’s Club) 2x Tuesdays; New Frontier (Rewards Club) 2x on all machines on your birthday, 2x on all $1 and up reel slots thru September; Opera House (Mahoney’s Slot Club) 2x Tuesdays; Railroad Pass (Players Junction) 2x Wednesdays and 3x Thursdays; Rampart Casino (Rampart Rewards) 2x Mondays and Wednesdays; Silver Nugget (Mahoney’s Club) 3x every night from 11 p.m.-7 a.m.; Slots A Fun (One Club) 2x Wednesdays; Terrible’s (Players Club) 5x Thursdays, double cash back from Sunday thru Wednesday; Tuscany (Player’s Club) 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Virgin River (Mesquite-Player’s Club) 2x 24/7 thru August; Westward Ho (Preferred Customer) 3x on all machines with balloons, daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wild Wild West (Wild Card) 3x Sundays (points post the following day.)