Ringing in 2018 in style with casino specials in Las Vegas
December 26, 2017 5:09 PM
by H. Scot Krause
We made it! 2017 is coming to a close and it’s time to plan for the final nights of the year.
Poker players have until Sunday, Dec. 31 at 9 a.m. to register a minimum of 50 hours of play between 1 a.m. and 9 a.m. in the poker room to be eligible to win the Up All Night payout. First place in number of hours accrued throughout December during the appropriate hours will receive $1,000, second place $750 and third $500. Any players who log more than 50 hours will get $200. The winners will be announced on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 1 a.m.
Gilley Girls, a champagne toast at midnight, live music by country music favorite Scotty Alexander and a DJ highlight the New Year’s Party. Cowboys and cowgirls will ring in the New Year with party favors and unmatched views of the revelers and fireworks show on the Las Vegas Strip. The $25 cover charge includes one premium cocktail, beer, or wine, $5 mechanical bull rides and live video of New Year’s Eve celebrations. Bar-b-que will be available for purchase throughout the evening. Doors open at 9 p.m. Guests must be 21 years of age or older. Tickets can be purchased by calling 702-894-7369.
The long-awaited new All You Can Eat Buffet recently opened. Worldly cuisine presented in an innovative, technique-focused fashion are the signature of A.Y.C.E., including wood burning grills, large rotisseries and smokers, offering an interactive chef-driven experience, while communal tables provide for unexpected social engagements. New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Brunch will be offered for $21.99 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner runs from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. for the same price.
On New Year’s Eve, the multi-talented quintet, In-A-Fect, will bring their universal sound and sizzling harmonies to the stage as they celebrate the start of 2018 with their audience. Throughout the years the group has been consecutively voted as one of the best R&B bands in Las Vegas, performing pop, rock, hip-hop, old school funk, R&B classics and Motown hits. Doors open at 9 p.m. with DJ DMC. Showtime is 10 p.m. with tickets starting at $50 plus taxes and convenience fees. They are available online at www.ticketmaster.com. VIP tickets will also be available from $75 plus taxes and convenience fees. For more information, visit www.CanneryCasino.com.
The New Year’s Eve bingo party starts at 9:30 p.m. Guests can to win up to $20,000 in cash and prizes. Buy-in is $40 and extra packs cost $10. There will be cake, party favors and a midnight champagne toast.
Rewards Club members who play on Jan. 1 have the chance to win $100 in free slot play from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Members just play their favorite video reels or slot machine to participate. Three random winners will be selected every hour. Additionally, active players sitting next to the winner will receive $25 in free slot play.
There will be a $7,250 New Year’s Eve Big Game Bingo. The $25 buy-in includes one six-on pack for the 17-game event, one Bonanza and complimentary party hats and noisemakers to celebrate the New Year. Games include four $1,000 coveralls and 13 games with $250 payouts. The big game extravaganza is Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. A special warm-up session with games paying $100 each starts at 8 p.m.
Until the New Year… be safe, good luck and good gaming!