Palms kicks off $110,000 Holiday Wish List; El Cortez has gift cards

The Palms $110,000 Holiday Wish List promotion takes place on Tuesday, Thursday and Dec. 6, 8 and 10. Players who swipe their cards (in one of the designated devices in the food court or at a promotion station) may win up to $1,000 cash, free slot play, point multipliers (valid on reel or video reel machines), food vouchers or a chance to "Pick a Gift from Santa's Wish List."

Just in time for the holidays, the El Cortez is giving away $10 Wal-Mart, Smith's, Shell, or Chevron gift cards to all players hitting a $200 slot jackpot or $300 video poker jackpot.

Every Wednesday and Saturday in December, Terrible's will draw 30 names (10 each hour at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.) to win a guaranteed $300 or the chance to win up to $1,000. Player's Club members (who must be present to win) receive one entry for every 250 points earned, up to a maximum of 300 entries per drawing.

And just in time for the National Finals Rodeo, Hooters Hotel is giving away a Royal T Horse Trailer on Dec. 11, and the Golden Nugget is giving away a Ford F-150 truck on Dec. 12. Check at the casinos for drawing details.

At 10 a.m. Dec. 12-13, the Plaza will host a $40,000 Mini-Bingo with prize payouts totaling $40,000. Participation is limited to 400 players. Bingo-only packages (buy-in for all sessions and a complimentary dauber) are $60, but players booking by Monday will receive $20 in free slot play.

Earn 500 same-day points ($500 coin-in; no point redemption required) Sunday at M Resort and receive a logo sweatshirt.

From Tuesday through Dec. 15, players earning 600 same-day points ($1,200 coin-in on slots, $2,400 coin-in on video poker; no point redemption required) at Rampart receive a travel bag, limit one bag per player per day.

Bonus Point Days: Bighorn (Big Shot Club): 3x today and Sunday; Cannery (C.A.N. Club): 5x midnight-10 p.m. Monday, 5x 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays in December; 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 5 p.m.- midnight Sundays and Mondays; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club): 6x Sundays and Tuesdays, 5x Fridays (some machines excluded); Golden Gate (Club 1906): 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Hacienda (Club Matador): 2x Mondays and Wednesdays, 4x Tuesdays; Hard Rock (Rockstar Club): 2x gift points Monday, 3x gift points November 27-29; Hooters (Owl Rewards Club): 2x Saturdays 8 p.m.-midnight; Longhorn (Big Shot Club): 3x today through Sunday; Rampart: 2x Mondays and Wednesdays in December; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays; Sahara (Club Sahara): 2x Mondays and Fridays; Silver Nugget (Slot Club): 5x Fridays; Silverton (Discovery Club): 5x slots 2x video poker Fridays; Station Casinos: 5x for seniors (50-plus) Wednesday at all Stations and Fiestas; Terrible's (Players Club): 5x Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10x slots Sundays (some machines excluded); Tuscany (Players Club): 10x Wednesdays and Fridays, 5x Sundays, 5x midnight to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday (some machines excluded). Note: Several casinos were not able to confirm their December 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.