At 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays through Dec. 17, the Palms hosts drawings in its "$100,000 Wish List Giveaway." Physical drawing tickets (maximum of 25 per day) can be earned playing all machines in the casino. At each drawing, between $10,000 and $15,000 in cash and gift cards will be given away. On Dec. 21, an electronic drawing will take place (maximum 100 electronic entries per day earned since Nov. 30; loose video poker machines not eligible) for a $35,000 Ford Mustang along with 10 other winners receiving a total of $8,000 in cash.
Terrible's "$30,000 Jingle Bells of Cash Slot Tournament" runs Sunday through Dec. 31. Each Players Club member is entitled to three free two-minute rounds per day just by inserting his card into one of the special tournament games. At 9 a.m. Jan. 1, 29 cash prizes ($50-$2,500) and a Nissan Ultima Coup will be awarded based on the total point accumulation of each participant's top 15 rounds. Winners will have 72 hours to pick up their prize.
The Gold Rush, Magic Star, Barley's, Wild Wild West and Wildfire are offering special Wild Card dining coupons on Thursdays. Players earning 100 points ($100 coin-in; no point redemption required) get a $3 dining coupon, 200 points earns a $5 coupon and 300 points gets $8 off.
Throughout December, 1906 Player Club members at the Golden Gate can pick up various gifts and prizes based on how many points they earn in a day. Prizes include fall collectibles, Christmas ornaments, meals and National Finals Rodeo tickets.
Want a video poker machine of your very own? For every 100 points ($100 coin-in on slots, $200 video poker) earned at the Hard Rock Hotel from Dec. 2 through Sunday or Monday through Dec. 16, Rockstar Club members receive one drawing entry. At 8 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 16, the casino will draw for two video poker machines and $500 in cash. You also can earn a machine by earning 250,000 points in one day.
Bonus Point Days: Cannery (American Can Club): 5x all day Mondays and Wednesdays; Casino Royale (Club Royale): 2x 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 8-11 p.m., 3x 7-9 a.m. and 4-7 p.m.; El Cortez (Jackie's Club Cortez): 3x 5 p.m.-midnight Sundays and Mondays, 2x Tuesdays or Thursdays (sign up at booth prior to play); Eldorado (Prime Rewards): 3x Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club): 2x Saturdays through Thursdays, 5x Fridays (some machines excluded); Fiesta Henderson (Amigo Club): 5x Tuesdays and Saturdays; Fiesta Rancho (Amigo Club): 5x Tuesdays and Saturdays; Gold Coast (Club Coast): 7x Dec. 16-22 and Dec. 25, 3x through Jan. 14; Golden Gate (1906 Player's Club): 2x Tuesdays through Thursdays; Hacienda (Club Matador): 2x Mondays and Wednesdays, 4x Tuesdays; Jerry's Nugget (More Club): 3x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Jokers Wild (Prime Rewards): 3x Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; Las Vegas Hilton (Resorts Destination Casino Club): 2x Reward Dollars today and Dec. 15, 22 and 28; Orleans (Club Coast): 3x through Jan. 14; Palms (Club Palms): 5x slots and 2x video poker Tuesdays and Thursdays (40,000 point maximum per day); Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays through Wednesdays; Rampart (Rampart Rewards): 2x Saturdays; Sahara (Club Sahara): 2x comp dollars Wednesdays; Slots A Fun (Circus Players Club): 2x Wednesdays; South Point (The Club): 2x Dec. 19 and 25; Suncoast (Club Coast): 3x through Jan. 14, 7x Dec. 24-30; Terrible's (Players Club): 3x Thursdays and Sundays, double cashback Sundays through Wednesdays; Tuscany (Player's Club): 5x Sundays through Thursdays until Dec. 27, 10x Dec. 31 and Jan. 1; Wild Wild West (Wild Card): 5x Thursdays, 7x Saturdays; Wildfire (Wild Card): 5x Thursdays, 7x Saturdays.
The Player's Edge appears Fridays in Neon. E-mail Jeffrey Compton and Bob Dancer at jeffrey.compton@compdance. com.