Grand Dragon Baccarat returns to Palazzo
July 31, 2018 3:00 AM
by H. Scot Krause
The Seventh Annual Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship kicked off the Las Vegas leg of the competition at the Palazzo on July 27. The global championship is also held at Las Vegas Sands properties in Macao and Singapore. The Grand Dragon provides baccarat enthusiasts the ultimate tournament experience.
Las Vegas players can compete for a portion of a $1 million prize pool over three tournaments – the $200,000 Golden Dragon, the $300,000 Ruby Dragon and the $750,000 Royal Dragon – all culminating in the Global Final held at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in 2019.
The $200,000 Golden Dragon continues Aug. 3-6 featuring a $25,000 daily prize pool, paid out to 80 winners each day. All Grazie club members receive one complimentary tournament entry per day. Unlimited re-buys can be purchased for $50. The top three daily winners in the Golden Dragon will automatically advance to the Ruby Dragon. For more info, visit venetian.com/dragon or call 866-312-9943.
The Plaza will introduce Bingo Millions on Aug. 1. Players can win the entire jackpot by completing a coverall pattern in 47 ball calls or less. Players can win other jackpots up to $25,000 for completing their coverall in up to 54 ball calls. All prizes are paid on a no-split basis, except for the grand prizes which are aggregate. To learn more about bingo at the Plaza, visit https://www.plazahotelcasino.com/bingo/
The North Las Vegas casino will host a $7,250 Big Bingo Game on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 9 p.m. Play for four $1,000 coveralls and 13 $250 payouts, and take part in prize drawings hosted by Lucky Ernie. Entry tickets are $25 at the Bingo Hall and include reserved seating, one six-on pack, and one Bonanza pack. A special 8 p.m. warm up session on the day of the Big Game is also scheduled with 10 games paying $100 each. Big Game entry tickets go on sale starting Aug. 1 at all sessions.
The locals taverns will celebrate ales, lagers and stouts from around the world on International Beer Day by offering 50 percent off import beers. The special will be available at all 59 taverns throughout the Las Vegas Valley and Nevada, including PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Company, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar, on Friday, Aug. 3.
The selection of import beers that will be available for the holiday include Corona, Guinness, Heineken, Stella Artois, Dos Equis and many others.
Plus, Happy Hour offerings are available daily, 5 to 7 p.m., and midnight to 2 a.m. Selections are priced at $6, $7 and $8.
Happy Hour also offers a 50 percent discount on drinks including wines by the glass, premium spirits and all craft and import beer, which includes Sahara Pale Ale and Hualapai IPA.
The downtown Henderson casino will be hosting a Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Social this Saturday at 8 p.m.
Until next week… good luck and good gaming.