At 8:15 p.m. every Friday from Aug. 22 to Sept. 19, Arizona Charlie's Boulder and Arizona Charlie's Decatur each will be giving away a Hyundai Accent plus three $500 Sinclair Oil gift cards and 10 $100 Sinclair Oil gift cards. Beginning Monday, A.C.E. Rewards members receive one entry for every 50 base points earned ($50-$400 coin-in) and winners must be present at the drawings.
The Eastside Cannery will be open for business at 8 p.m. Aug. 28. Located on Boulder Highway (on the site of the former Nevada Palace), the casino will offered 2,100 machines, 26 table games, a 450-seat bingo hall, a poker room and a race and sports book. All new members signing up for C.A.N. Club will receive a free grand opening T-shirt. Other grand opening promotions include free logo merchandise gifts for earning points with no points being deducted.
On Sunday and Aug. 31, Texas Station's "Cash Patrol" will award 300 players $25 cash each. Prizes will be awarded at a rate of once per minute from noon-1 p.m., 2-3 p.m., 4-5 p.m., 6-7 p.m. and 8-9 p.m. You must be using your Boarding Pass card to be eligible, and there is no limit to the number of cash prizes you can win.
On Sunday and Aug. 24, the Gold Coast is offering four $1,000 guaranteed coveralls at the 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. bingo sessions.
Through the end of the month, both the Bighorn and Longhorn casinos are giving away six-packs of Pepsi products with any jackpot of $50 or more.
Here is a revised list of Cannery giveaways and other promotions, based on its new slot club formula. Today (and every Friday this month) players earning 1,750 same-day points ($584 coin-in on slots, $875 video poker; no point redemption required) receive one free buffet plus $10 in free slot play. On Saturday, players earning 649 points receive an envelope containing up to $1,000 cash. The gift of the day for Monday is a four-piece canister set (699 points) and on Wednesday, players earning 599 points receive a mini-massager. Rampart players also can pick up a mini-massager on Wednesday after earning 150 points ($300 coin-in slots, $600 coin-in video poker).
As part of the recently renovated More Club, Jerry's Nugget now offers special clubBoomer benefits to all players 55 and older. Each Wednesday, clubBoomer members will receive five times points, a $5 blackjack matchplay coupon and will be eligible for various gifts, prizes and activities that will be announced each Wednesday.
Bonus Point Days: Bighorn (Big Shot Club): 2x Fridays through Sundays; 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.; Cannery (American Can Club): 5x Tuesday, Thursday and Aug. 25 and 27 (some machines excluded); Eldorado (Prime Rewards): 5x Mondays; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club): 6x Sundays and Tuesdays, 5x Fridays (some machines excluded); Fiesta Henderson (Amigo Club): 5x Fridays; Fiesta Rancho (Amigo Club): 5x Fridays; Golden Gate (Club 1906): 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Hacienda (Club Matador): 2x Mondays and Wednesdays, 4x Tuesdays; Jerry's Nugget (More Club): 5x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Jokers Wild (Prime Rewards): 5x Mondays; Longhorn (Big Shot Club) 2x Fridays through Sundays; Orleans (Club Coast): 5x today and Aug. 29; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays; Rampart (Club Rampart): 2x Fridays and Sundays; Rio (Total Rewards): 3x for locals through Sept. 1; Silver Nugget (Slot Club): 2x every day; Silverton (Discovery Club): 5x (reels) 2x (video poker) Fridays; Terrible's (Players Club): 3x Thursdays and Sundays, 5x (slots only) Mondays, 10x (slots only) Wednesdays; Tuscany (Players Club): 5x Sundays and Wednesdays, 5x Monday-Friday 12 a.m.-5 a.m.
The Player's Edge appears Fridays in Neon. E-mail Jeffrey Compton and Bob Dancer at jeffrey.compton@compdance. com.