Palms, Ellis Island giving away cash; Cannery bettors can earn pizza

Tonight and April 30, the Palms will give away 15 prizes ranging from $150 free play to a $2,000 top prize. Players earn electronic entries by playing slot and video poker machines (many video poker machines are not included), and players must swipe their cards by 6:50 p.m. on the drawing day to be eligible for that day's drawing. Prizes must be claimed by 1 a.m. on Saturday.

On Monday, Ellis Island will give away $200 at 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and $500 at 9 p.m. Players receive one drawing ticket for every 1,000 same-day points ($1,000 coin-in) earned in April.

C.A.N. Club members wagering at least $100 on the ponies at the Cannery on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays in April will receive one large one-topping pizza from Vino's deli. This is for race wagers only, and you can earn one pizza per day. Cannery players earning 199 points ($199 coin-in on slots, $298 coin-in on video poker) today or April 30 will receive either $5 in free play, a $10 food voucher or a logo T-shirt. On Saturday, players earning 299 base points will get their pick of $10 free play, a $15 food voucher or a long-sleeve pullover shirt. These prizes also can be earned at the tables, so check with the pit crew for details.

Earn 500 points ($500 coin-in; no prize redemption required) today at the M Resort and receive a logo men's shirt. Earn 500 points on Saturday and receive a logo women's shirt. This Sunday and Monday, players earning 500 points will receive a bottle of Italian wine, and this Thursday, another 500 points will get you a bottle of Stoli vodka.

Bonus Point Days: Bighorn (Bigshot Club): 2x Friday-Sundays; Binion's (Club Binion's): 2x Sundays and Tuesdays; 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.; Eldorado (Prime Rewards): 9x Mondays-Wednesdays (penny slots only); Ellis Island (Passport Players Club): 6x Sundays and Tuesdays, 5x Fridays, 10x 3 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturdays (some machines excluded); Gold Coast (Club Coast): 9x reels 5x video poker April 30, 9x reels Thursdays, Young at Heart (50-plus) Mondays; Hacienda (Club Matador): 2x Mondays-Thursdays; Jerry's Nugget (More Club): 10x Friday-Saturday (slots only); Jokers Wild (Prime Rewards): 9x Mondays-Wednesdays (penny slots only); Longhorn (Bigshot Club): 2x Friday-Sundays; Orleans (Club Coast): Young at Heart (50-plus) 5x 8 a.m-4 p.m. Tuesdays; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays; Rampart (Club Rampart): double cashback Mondays and Wednesdays; Sahara (Club Sahara): 2x Fridays; Sam's Town (Club Coast): Young at Heart (50-plus) Thursdays; Silver Nugget (Slot Club): 3x Fridays; Suncoast (Club Coast): Young at Heart (50-plus) 9x slots 7x video poker Tuesdays and Thursdays; Station Casinos: 5x for seniors (50-plus) Wednesdays at all Stations and Fiestas; Terrible's (Players Club): 5x Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10x slots-only Sundays; Texas Station (Boarding Pass): 5x reels 3x video poker midnight-6 a.m. Monday-Thursday; Tuscany (Players Club): 10x Wednesdays and Fridays, 5x Sundays, 5x midnight to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday (some machines excluded); Wild Wild West (WildCard): 10 reels 5x video poker Saturdays; Wildfire Casino Boulder (WildCard): 10 reels 5x video poker Saturdays; Wildfire Casino Rancho (WildCard): 10 reels 5x video poker Saturdays.

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