Gridiron Glory returns with $750,000 reasons to play at Station Casinos
August 16, 2016 3:00 AM
by H. Scot Krause
Registration is now underway for the 2016 Station Casinos $750,000 Gridiron Glory Football Contest. 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.
Contestants can register for one free entry by visiting a Rewards kiosk with your Boarding Pass at any Station Casinos property, the Fiestas, Wildfire Gaming properties as well as the El Cortez sportsbook (with a Club Cortez card).
Guests may make their first picks beginning August 28 for games played weeks 1 through 4. 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.
The contest offers $750,000 awarded in total cash and prizes over the pro football season and through the Championship game with up to $15,000 in cash prizes awarded each week. First place wins $10,000 (additional $5,000 split among tiebreakers, in the event of a tie.. Advance to the playoffs by playing all 17 weeks or scoring three “touchdowns” (or 18 or more points) during the regular season.
Playoffs picks will include prop bets, over/under and game outcomes for an additional $50,000 in cash prizes. All post-season contestants will be entered to play in the Big Game, which awards another $50,000 in cash prizes. The first place winner receives $25,000.
Gridiron Glory is available for play throughout 20 sportsbook and sports lounge locations including all Station Casinos. Season standings will be available via both the Rewards kiosk and online at www.sclv.com/gridironglory.
There will be a giving away for NASCAR Truck Race tickets now through Sept. 30. AcePLAY members have the opportunity to win tickets for the event to be held on Oct. 1. Receive a free ticket with every 100 base points earned (maximum four tickets per day). Participants must swipe at the kiosk the same day points are earned to receive their ticket vouchers.
Redeem $25 cash back for every 15,000 Identity slot points earned floor-wide. Identity Club members may use points earned from Aug. 1 through Dec. 11 and redeem those points for cash Dec. 1-11.
Through Aug. 21, Rewards members who earn 250 base points will receive a 2016 Commemorative Downtown Grand Specialized Olympic T-Shirt. Rewards members can redeem their promotional prize at Player Services/Cashier while supplies last. Maximum one promotional prize may be redeemed per account for promotion period.
Shuttered since 2014, the Klondike Sunset Casino in Henderson re-opened last week under new owner Bruce Familian. The slots-only casino is located at 444 W. Sunset Road west of Boulder Highway. The casino closed in 2014 after its former owner, John Woodrum, died.
Until next week… good luck and good gaming!