Hard Rock giving away TV, parties; Rio celebrating its 20th year

On Jan. 29 and February 5, the Hard Rock Hotel will be drawing for a big screen TV, Pink Taco catering for up to 15 people, free play and a VIP Super Bowl party. Players can earn entries Monday through Jan. 29 and Jan. 30-Feb. 5. Winners must be present at the 7 p.m. drawings.

The Rio is celebrating its 20th anniversary through Feb. 4. During that period, all new Total Rewards sign-ups receive $20 in free slot play. (There are several other 20th anniversary discounts and premiums, but this was the only one we found that was gaming related.)

Earn 400 points ($400 coin-in) this Sunday at the Gold Coast and you can pick a free gift. Check the promotions booth for more details.

At 5 p.m. Feb. 14 , the Tuscany is giving away 15 pairs of roundtrip air tickets to anywhere Southwest Airlines flies in the continental U.S. Fifteen other players will win $100-$500 in free play. Entries are based on the number of points earned from Jan. 11-Feb. 14, and winners must be present at the drawings.

Fitzgeralds is running a daily drawing to Spin the Wheel, and all entries are entered into the grand prize drawing on May 9 for a convertible car. Winners must be present for the daily 6 p.m. drawing, but not for the grand prize drawing.

Boyd Gaming/Coast Casinos and Rebel Oil have extended their discount arrangement. Though Jan. 31, all Club Coast and B Connected members receive a two-cents-per-gallon discount (15 gallon a week limit) at participating Rebel Oil stations. Your players club now doubles as a Rebel Rewards card, so you could qualify for other savings and discounts

All M Resort players earning 500 same-day points ($500 coin-in; no point redemption required) on Sunday receive a set of photo-frame bookends.

Eastside Cannery players earning 150 same-day points ($50 coin-in on slots, $100 coin-in on video poker; no point redemption required) on Monday receive a wristwatch. A second watch can be earned for another 150 points.

Bonus Point Days: Cannery (C.A.N. Club): 5x midnight-6 a.m. and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-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.; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club): 6x Sundays and Tuesdays, 5x Fridays, 10x 3 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturdays (some machines excluded); Fitzgeralds (Club Fitz): 3x Tuesdays; Gold Coast (Club Coast): 9x reels Thursdays, double cash back Tuesdays, Young at Heart (50-plus) Mondays; Golden Gate (Club 1906): 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Hacienda (Club Matador): 2x Mondays and Wednesdays, 4x Tuesdays; Hooters (Owl Rewards Club): 2x Saturdays 8 p.m.-midnight; Jerry's Nugget (One Club): 3x Monday and Wednesday; Orleans (Club Coast): Young at Heart (50-plus) Tuesdays; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays; Rampart (Rampart Rewards): 2x Mondays and Wednesdays; Sahara (Club Sahara): 2x Fridays; Sam's Town (Club Coast): Young at Heart (50-plus) Thursdays; Station Casinos: 5x for seniors (50-plus) Wednesday at all Stations and Fiestas; Terrible's (Players Club): 5x Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10x slots Sundays; Texas Station (Boarding Pass): 5x reels 3x video poker midnight-6 p.m. Monday-Thursdays; Tuscany (Players Club): 10x Wednesdays and Fridays, 5x Sundays, 5x midnight to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday (some machines excluded).

The Player's Edge appears Fridays in Neon. E-mail Jeffrey Compton and Bob Dancer at jeffrey.compton@ compdance. com.