March Madness deals invade Vegas casinos
March 14, 2017 3:01 AM
by H. Scot Krause
March Mania is here with lots of action and viewing parties all over town.
The Plaza will host March Mania in the all new Event Center located off the casino floor this Friday through Sunday with 16 TV’s and two projector screens. Tickets for the party are $15 for a One-Day Pass or $40 for a Four-Day Pass (plus taxes and fees).
A One-Day Pass includes a commemorative shirt and one complimentary drink and food item. A Four-Day Pass also includes the commemorative shirt as well as one complimentary drink and food item each day.
Hoops Central in the International Theater will host college hoops action on giant HD screens in a smoke-free environment. Guests can enjoy from more than 1,500 seats, satellite betting stations, appearances from the world-famous Bud Light Girls and daily giveaways, food and drink specials.
Former NBA star and NCAA college basketball legend Thurl Bailey along with former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman will kick off the festivities this Thursday and will be available for autographs and photos throughout the morning. Doors for Hoops Central will open at 8 each morning, with games kicking off at 9 a.m.
General seating is first come first served. Reserved seating is available for $25 a day, which includes one free beer, and can be purchased at the Box Office or online at Westgatevegas.com.
Fans can check out Café Americano. Guests can order $30 buckets of Coors Light and compete by showing off their hooping skills to win an extra beer. Other specials include Coors Light on draft for $8, 60 ounce pitchers of Coors Light for $25 and food specials like $.75 wings, $4 sliders, $10 short rib nachos and $7 loaded fries during all games. Additionally, cornhole, swag and promo girls will be on site.
The Boulder or Decatur sites will allow bettors to place a $20 parlay or $50 straight bet on the tournament to receive a free March Mania t-shirt though April 3.
B&B Burger & Beers will feature Beer Buckets, available during all March Madness games. When bottles are ordered by the bucket, the price is $7 for one beer or $28 for five; buy four, get one free. Bottled beers include Budweiser, Bud Light Miller Lite, Coors Light, Michelob Ultra, Sam Adams, Dos Equis Amber and Blue Moon.
March Madness specials for Pub 365 include $3.50 16 ounce Bud & Bud Light, $16 Bud & Bud Light buckets (5-16 ounce aluminum bottles), $3.65 Four Peaks drafts, $14 Four Peaks pitchers, $3.65 Joseph James American Flyer Craft Lager drafts and $14 Joseph James American Flyer Craft Lager pitchers. Specials are available all tournament long during game times.
The Las Vegas casino/resort has a special gift giveaway inside the casino to honor the tournament games. On Thursday, March 23, or Friday, March 24, guests who earn 250 slot points or 500 video poker points can receive a four piece set of ceramic basketball mugs.
The Casino Resort will offer public viewing parties in the Lounge, March 16-19, and food and drinks will be available for purchase. Doors open one hour before game time.
The casino will offer free admission to its party, held March 16-19. Watch all the games inside the grand ballroom across four screens. Doors open one hour prior to the first game tip-off.
There will be food and beverage specials offered throughout the event, including $5 chicken wings, sliders and premium cocktails; $4 deluxe cocktails, imported beer and wine by the glass; $3 hot dogs, domestic beer and Bud and Bud Light drafts; $2 bag of peanuts and popcorn, soda and water; and $1 bag of chips. Prices are good with a valid Boarding Pass.
All properties will feature the college basketball games inside the sportsbooks, and guests can enjoy some of the best game time food in the city at outlets such as Turf Grill at Green Valley Ranch Resort, the Sports Grill at Santa Fe Station, and the new Gridiron Grill at Red Rock Resort.
Guests can enjoy $2 Budweiser and Bud Light or $10 buckets during all NCAA games. The games will be aired on the HDTV’s at the Pagoda Bar in the center of the casino.