Orleans, Arizona Charlie's start '12 Days' drawings

At 8 p.m. each day from Saturday through Dec. 24, The Orleans will have its $57,000 "12 Days of CASH-MAS" drawings. Players earn tickets by playing slots, video poker, or table games. On the first night of the drawing, 10 winners will receive $200. That amount increases by $50 every night until it hits $750 the last night. Players must be there to win, and may win once per night. Tickets remain in the barrel throughout the drawings.

Today is the first day of the "12 Days of Christmas" giveaway at Arizona Charlie's Boulder and Arizona Charlie's Decatur. At 11:30 p.m. every day, the casinos will draw for a variety of prizes including digital cameras, iPod Touches, $250 gasoline cards and an Apple laptop computer. Players earn one entry for every 50 points earned on their card during the promotion.

On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in December (10 a.m.-midnight), Palms players can earn points to win a leather jacket, LCD touch panel phone, organizer, buffet gift certificate and more. You do not have to redeem your points. Stop by the Club Palms desk for complete details.

While supplies last, the Fremont, California and Main Street Station are giving away Coca-Cola plush toys at a rate of one toy for every 1,000 B Connected Club points earned ($1,000 coin-in; no point redemption required). Table game players can earn one plush toy for every two hours played with a $20 average bet. There is a limit of one plush toy per customer per day.

The Suncoast is offering discount buffet redemptions Mondays through Thursdays through Dec. 24. Players earning 300 same-day points ($300-$600 coin-in; no point redemption required) receive a breakfast or lunch buffet, and those earning an additional 600 points receive a free dinner or brunch buffet. This promotion is not valid for the Friday seafood buffet or any holiday buffets.

Sam's Town players earning 300 same-day points ($300-$600 coin-in; no point redemption required) this Monday or Tuesday receive a holiday bucket.

On Sunday, Fiesta Henderson will give away plush red blankets to all bingo players (minimum buy-in required). On Dec. 21, bingo players will receive an L.E.D. flashlight. Also this Sunday, South Point will be giving away a North Pole Santa salt and pepper set at all sessions.

Bonus Point Days: Cannery (C.A.N. Club): 5x points today, Monday, Thursday and Dec. 20, 22, 24, 27, 29; 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 (Club Cortez): 3x Sundays and Mondays 5 p.m.-midnight; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club): 6x Sundays and Tuesdays, 5x Fridays (some machines excluded); Gold Coast (Club Coast): Double Cash Back Tuesday and Dec. 23; 6x Dec. 21 and 25-31, 4x Mondays and 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; Orleans (Club Coast): 6x Dec. 22 and 25; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays; Rampart (Club Rampart): 2x Saturdays and Dec. 25; Silver Nugget (Slot Club): 2x every day; Silverton (Discovery Club): 5x (reels) 2x (video poker) Fridays; South Point (The Club): 2x December 25; Terrible's (Players Club): 3x Thursdays and Sundays, 5x (slots only) Mondays, 10x (slots only) Wednesdays; Tuscany (Players Club): 10x Thursday and Dec. 31; 5x Sundays and Wednesdays, 5x Monday-Friday 12 a.m.-5 a.m. (some machines excluded).

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