Station Casinos kicks off the 2016 NFL season with contests

Station Casinos kicks off the 2016 NFL season with contests

August 09, 2016 2:59 AM


Station Casinos is ready for the 2016 football season with the return of the $750,000 Free Gridiron Glory. The free, interactive pro-football contest utilizes the Boarding Pass Rewards Kiosk to track play. It also gives guests the opportunity to include picks from Thursday games and continues into the playoffs and championship game. Station Casinos’ popular Last Man Standing Pro and College Elimination football contests are back and will offer up to $250,000 in cash prizes.

For guests wanting to enjoy all the professional and college football games this season, Station Casinos’ sports books offer second-to-none video screens for maximum viewing pleasure. In the past year, Station Casinos renovated five of its race and sports books, with Palace Station’s underway. Thus far, Red Rock Resort, Boulder Station, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Sunset Station, and Santa Fe Station have received updated Race and Sports Book technology. This complete renovation of Sports Book technology is a part of Station Casinos’ commitment to providing the best overall guest experience.

$750,000 Free Gridiron Glory Football Contest

Free to enter; each contestant can register for one entry upon visiting a Rewards Kiosk

Players must have a Boarding Pass card or Jackie’s Club Cortez card for signing up at the El Cortez

Registration is underway.

Guests may make their first picks beginning August 28 for games Weeks 1 through 4

The interactive contest is designed for play via the Rewards Kiosk

Guests make selections and track progress throughout the life of the contest with a personalized “team helmet” that gains yardage across the football field with each correct pick

Once achieving a touchdown, players receive instant prizes including Boarding Pass points, free slot play and more each time a touchdown is scored by their “team helmet”

Players advance by making correct weekly team picks; picks can be made on Thursday, Sunday and Monday Pro Football games

Added flexibility allows players to make or change a pick until the sports book closes the lines

Cash prizes and progressing through the football contest

$750,000 awarded in total cash and prizes over the Pro Football season and through the Championship game

Up to $15,000 in cash prizes awarded each week; first place wins $10,000

Additional $5,000 split amongst tiebreakers, in the event of a tie

Advance to playoffs by:

Playing all 17 weeks OR

Scoring three “touchdowns” (or 18+ points) during the regular season

Playoffs picks include prop bets, over/under and game outcomes for an additional $50,000 in cash prizes

Championship Game

All post-season contestants will be entered to play in the Big Game

Awards another $50,000 in cash prizes

First place winner receives $25,000

Gridiron Glory is available for play throughout 20 sports book and sports lounge locations including all Station Casinos, the Fiestas, Wildfire Gaming properties as well as the Station Casinos-managed El Cortez sports book. Season standings will be available via both the Rewards Kiosk and online at

Last Man Standing Pro and College Elimination Football Contests

Contestants will have the ability to win up to $250,000 in the “winner takes all” sports book contest

Available for both professional and college football 

The fee is $25 per entry

Each contestant that purchases four entries will receive a fifth for free for both contests

Each contestant is limited to a maximum of five entries total.

Registration begins Aug. 10.

The weekly contest card will be available in the sports books and Rewards Centers beginning Monday, September 5, and then available every Wednesday during the 2016 contests

The deadline for signing up is:

College football: Saturday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Professional football: Sunday, September 11 at 9 a.m.

Cash prizes and progressing through the football contest

Pick one winning football team against the contest line weekly

Selections will be made against the point spread listed on the weekly contest card

If a winning selection is made, that entry will remain in the contest for the following week

$75,000 will be the minimum guaranteed aggregate prize for the professional football contest

$40,000 will be the minimum guaranteed aggregate prize for the college football contest

$135,000 winner’s bonus will be awarded to a player who individually wins both the professional and college Last Man Standing contests

100 percent of all entry fees will be returned as prize money and will be awarded to the last contestant remaining

Last Man Standing is available for play at all Station Casinos; the Fiestas; Wildfire Gaming properties Wild Wild West, Barley’s, Wildfire Sunset, Wildfire Rancho, Wildfire Casino & Lanes and Wildfire Boulder; El Cortez; and Baldini’s Casino in Northern Nevada.

All Station Casinos’ football contestants must be 21 years and older, present valid identification to participate and be a Boarding Pass or Club Cortez cardholder. Complete rules, details and prize redemption information for all of the football contests are available in the respective sports books and at the Rewards Center at all participating properties. Management reserves all rights. For more information about Station Casinos, visit