Rampart turns 7 with giveaways; Stations, Fiestas target seniors

The Rampart casino is celebrating its lucky seventh anniversary on Tuesday with a variety of food and gaming specials. Players can enjoy free cake and champagne in Addison's from 2 to 6 p.m., free sliders and beer in Valet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as well as a $7 buffet all day. Every hour, 2-6 p.m., the casino will give out (via random drawings) $700 in slots and $700 at the table, plus there are double points all day. Happy anniversary Rampart!

All Station and Fiesta casinos are offering 5x points to seniors (age 50 and over) as well as food specials on Wednesdays in April.

Also on Wednesdays, South Point is drawing for 10 players to spin-to-win up to $25,000. Club members receive a virtual entry for each hour of play on any slot or video poker machine, for every session of bingo purchased or by swiping their card every day they visit. Players must be present at the 7:30 p.m. drawing to win.

Both the Bighorn and Longhorn casinos are drawing for $1,000 every Monday and Thursday plus $2,500 on Saturdays. Players earn drawing tickets whenever they hit a four-of-a-kind or better on video poker or a $50 jackpot on slots. Tickets also can be earned at blackjack. Bigshot club members also will receive a free six-pack of Pepsi product along with a drawing ticket for the same qualifying wins. Players must be present at the 7 p.m. drawing to win.

Every day through April, El Cortez players hitting a $200-plus jackpot on slots or a $300-plus jackpot on video poker receive a wallet containing $10-$1,000 in free play. If they hit a jackpot on or before April 12, they can choose a one-pound box of See's Candy (in lieu of the wallet). There is no limit to the number of candy boxes and wallets you can earn.

On May 30, the Vegas Club will draw the name of 10 players. Each of them will receive a key, one of which will open a new Buick Lucerne. Players Cub members receive one entry for every 250 points ($500 coin-in) earned April 1-May 30 at either the Plaza or Vegas Club with double entries on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Entries also can be earned at the tables. Both casinos also are giving away free gifts every Thursday and Sunday: 250 points ($250 coin-in - no gift redemption required) earns a logo hat, 500 points a duffle bag and 1,500 points a logo shirt. Limit three items per person per day.

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.; Cannery (C.A.N. Club): 5x Tuesday, Thursday and April 15, 21, 23 and 29; Eldorado (Prime Rewards): 5x April 19, 4x April 20, 3x Wednesdays; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club): 6x Sundays and Tuesdays, 5x Fridays (some machines excluded); Gold Coast (Club Coast): 7x slots, 5x video poker April 12, double cashback Tuesdays and Saturdays; 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; Jokers Wild (Prime Rewards): 5x April 19, 4x April 20, 3x Wednesdays; Orleans (Club Coast): 7x slots, 5x video poker April 12; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays; Rampart (Club Ramparts): 2x Tuesday, 2x Fridays; Sam's Town (Club Coast): 7x slots, 5x video poker April 11-12; Silver Nugget (Slot Club): 5x today; 2x every day; Silverton (Discovery Club): 5x Fridays (slots only); South Point (The Club): 2x April 12; Suncoast (Club Coast): 7x slots, 5x video poker April 12; Terrible's (Players Club): 5x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Tuscany (Players Club): 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.