The Cannery, Eastside Cannery and the Rampart are giving away more than $1 million in cash and prizes this month in the "CCR Cash n' Cool Getaways Swipe and Win Giveaways." Tuesdays through Sundays this month, players earning 50 daily points are allowed one swipe, and every swipe is a winner. (Additional swipes can be earned on various days; check the rules.) At 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sunday, all three casinos draw for a total of $10,000 in cash and trips, including a $5,000 top prize. Players receive one electronic entry per 100 base points earned during the qualifying period, and all entries must be activated (after 5 p.m.) the day of the drawing.
Terrible's also has a combination swipe and drawing promotion this month called the "$250,000 Smokin' Hot Giveaway." All players receive one daily swipe free. They'll receive a second swipe after earning 250 points ($250 coin-in) and a third swipe after earning 500 points. Prizes include a cruise, $500 cash, free slot play and more. At 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, the casino offers drawings for a chance to win up to $5,000.
From noon-6 p.m. Saturday, players can celebrate the El Cortez Strawberry Festival by enjoying free strawberry pie while they play slots or table games.
Sunday through Aug. 22, Hard Rock Hotel players will receive an additional $5 free play for every 400 points ($400-$800 coin-in; no point redemption required) up to a maximum value of $10,000.
South Point players earning 300 same day points ($300 coin-in; no point redemption required) from midnight-1 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays receive a lunch buffet. Those earning an additional 300 points before 8 p.m. (or a total of 600 points before 8 p.m.) receive a dinner buffet.
Every night this month, the Plaza and Vegas Club have drawings for a chance to win $269, $169 and $69 cash. Players Club members receive one entry for every 100 points earned, and all entries expire following each drawing.
Bonus Point Days: Boulder Station (Boarding Pass): 10x reels, 5x video poker Aug. 23; Cannery (C.A.N. Club): 5x Tuesdays and Thursdays (some machines excluded); 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.; Eastside Cannery (C.A.N. Club): 6x slots, 3x video poker Tuesday, Thursday and Aug. 20, 25 and 27; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club): 6x Sundays and Tuesdays, 5x Fridays (some machines excluded); Gold Coast (Coast Club): 7x slots, 5x video poker Aug. 16, 28 and 30, double cashback Tuesdays; Golden Gate (Club 1906): 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Hacienda (Club Matador): 2x Mondays and Wednesdays, 4x Tuesdays; Hard Rock (RockStar Club): 8x slots only Aug. 23-27; Jerry's Nugget (More Club): 3x Fridays and Saturdays midnight-6 a.m.; Orleans (Club Coast): 7x slots 5x video poker Aug. 15 and 29; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays; Rampart (Club Rampart): 2x Tuesdays and Fridays; Silver Nugget (Slot Club): 5x Aug. 7, 2x every day, 5x midnight to 8 a.m.; Silverton (Discovery Club): 5x slots 2x video poker Fridays; South Point (Club Coast): 2x Saturdays; Terrible's (Players Club): 5x Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10x slots Sundays (some machines excluded); Tuscany (Players Club): 10x Fridays, 5x Wednesdays and Sundays, 5x midnight to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday (some machines excluded.) All MGM Mirage casinos: 2x Holiday Gift Points (redeemable Nov. 28-Dec. 13) during August.
The Player's Edge appears Fridays in Neon. E-mail Jeffrey Compton and Bob Dancer at jeffrey.compton@compdance. com.