Boyd Gaming's $500,000 Pick the Pros is back
September 06, 2016 3:01 AM
by H. Scot Krause
Boyd Gaming’s $500,000 Pick the Pros, Las Vegas’ longest running football contest, is back.
B Connected members can register for the free weekly contest and begin making picks each week every Tuesday after 5 p.m. and before Sunday at 10 a.m. Ruby card holders receive three free entries; Sapphire members receive four free entries; and Emerald level members receive five free entries weekly.
Each week, $30,000 will be awarded with a minimum of $10,000 guaranteed for each first-place winner in the weekly contest. (You do not have to participate every week to earn season-long standings.) Learn more at PickthePros.com. Play at any Boyd Gaming property: Gold Coast, Orleans, Suncoast, Sam’s Town, California, Main Street Station or California (excludes Eldorado Casino and Joker’s Wild Casino.)
The Summerlin-based casino’s $35,000 Red Zone to Riches football contest kicks off this Wednesday. The top 4 participants will split the $1,100 prize pool each week. Rewards Club members receive one free entry each week and can receive one additional entry after earning 250 base points. The contest will feature a $1,000 free slot play progressive for a perfect card each week. If there is no perfect card, the total is added to the next week’s progressive until it hits or until the end of the season, when a (possible) $17,000 Free Slot Play Progressive drawing will be held.
Red Rock, Green Valley Ranch, Fiesta Henderson and Rancho plus all Wildfire Gaming properties are running a “Kickoff Special,” offering 10x points on all parlay cards now through Oct. 3.
The casino will be hosting Thursday Night Football Parties. Every quarter five winners will spin the prize wheel for a guaranteed prize and a chance to win $500 FreePlay. Plus, there will be bonus drawings for every touchdown scored. Game day beer specials include $2.50 Coors and Coors Light and $3.50 Dos Equis and Heineken. Visit the promotions booth for details.
There will be a “Cool Cash Giveaway” through Sept. 30. Earn 5,000 base points in September and receive $25 cash, plus you keep your points. Maximum of $500 cash may be earned during the promotion and you must be an acePLAY member to participate.
The 37th Annual Feast will take place Sept. 14-18, inside Craig Ranch Regional Park on the grass. The Las Vegas food and music festival features more than 70 restaurant food booths, 60 Davis Amusement Cascadia rides, petting zoo, pony rides and piglets, midway games, arts and crafts booths, and continuous live music. Helicopter rides over the Las Vegas Valley will also be available.
Entertainment coordinator and singer Tony Sacca will host and feature some of Las Vegas’ finest performers and bands plus headline nightly. Tickets are $10 for adults and children (children 54 inches and under are free) and parking is free. On opening night only, a parent gets a free wristband with the purchase of a child’s unlimited rides wristband ($25 value.)
Until next week… good luck and good gaming!