You can still "Feel the Win" at the Hard Rock Hotel through the end of June. All Rockstar members receive $20 free-play for every 5,000 base points ($5,000 coin-in slots, $10,000-$30,000 coin-in video poker; no point redemption required) earned June 26 through Monday.
On Monday, the Las Vegas Hilton is giving away a blackjack table and $3,000 in cash prizes. Players can earn entries at all table games and must be present at the 6 p.m. drawing to win.
Four Queens players will receive various prizes (including free play) based on the number of Royal Players Club points earned during the casino's "Top It Off" promotion Tuesday through Aug. 31. Members earning 40 points ($200 coin-in on slots, $320-$1,600 video poker) receive a car sun shield. Those who earn 400 points also will receive a $10 gasoline card and $10 in free play. At 800 points, players will receive an additional $10 gasoline card and $25 in free play. Prizes also are attained at the 1,200, 1,600 and 2,000 point levels. Blackjack players also can participate by hitting suited naturals, so check out the rules posted in the casino.
Once per hour from 2 p.m.-midnight (throughout July), the Tuscany is randomly selecting one table player and awarding him $50 in non-negotiable chips. The casino also is giving away double comp dollars to all table players from 2 a.m-10 a.m. seven days a week.
The three-day July 4 weekend is still a week away, but we already are receiving word of various promotions and giveaways. On Thursday, the Rampart is giving away an apple pie to all players earning 50 points ($100-$400 coin-in; no point redemption required) plus a "freedom" trinket to anyone earning 350 points. Players earning 500 points will receive an apple pie, freedom trinket and a flag hat. Poker Palace players hitting a four-of-a-kind in fours on July 4-5 will receive a free dinner for two, and the Silver Nugget is offering free daubers plus a third-chance coverall at all July 4 bingo sessions.
In July, the El Cortez is giving away a very attractive logo poker set to all players hitting a $200 jackpot on slots or $300 on video poker.
Bonus Point Days: 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 (some machines excluded); Fiesta Henderson (Amigo Club): 5x Fridays; Fiesta Rancho (Amigo Club): 5x Fridays; Gold Coast (Club Coast): 4x July 4, 5x July 5, 6x July 6; Golden Gate (Club 1906): 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Hacienda (Club Matador): 2x Mondays and Wednesdays, 4x Tuesdays; Jerry's Nugget (More Club): 3x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Orleans (Club Coast): 5x Sunday, 4x July 4, 5x July 5, 6x July 6; Plaza (Play Club): 2x Thursdays; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays; Rio (Total Rewards): 3x for locals through Sept. 1; Sahara (Club Sahara): 2x comp dollars Wednesdays; Sam's Town (Club Coast): 4x July 4, 5x July 5, 6x July 6; Silver Nugget (Slot Club): 2x every day; Silverton (Discovery Club): 5x (reels) 2x (video poker) Fridays; Suncoast (Club Coast): 4x July 4, 5x July 5, 6x July 6; Terrible's (Players Club): 3x Thursdays and Sundays, 5x (slots only) Mondays, 10x (slots only) Wednesdays; Tuscany (Players Club): 5x Sunday and Wednesday, 5x 12 a.m.-5 a.m. Monday though Friday, 10x Thursday and July 17 and 31 (some machines excluded); Vegas Club (Play Club): 2x Thursdays.
(Note: Several casinos could not confirm their July Bonus Point Days at press time.)
The Player's Edge appears Fridays in Neon. E-mail Jeffrey Compton and Bob Dancer at jeffrey.compton@compdance. com.