Beginning Wednesday, Terrible's players can begin earning entries for the month-long "Shamrock Frenzy." At 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. every Saturday, the casino will select seven players (who must be present) to win $100-$10,000 cash or free slot play. Players receive one entry for every 250 points ($250 coin-in) earned Wednesday (after 8 p.m.) or all day Thursday-Saturday.
From 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Orleans players earning 50 points ($50 coin-in; no point redemption required) receive a free six-pack of Pepsi or Diet Pepsi. On Sunday, all players inserting their Club Coast card (and PIN) will receive up to $500 in free slot play, which must be used that day.
PT's and Sierra Gold taverns are giving away a 42-inch LG plasma TV every night in March. Players receive one entry for every 10 Golden Reward points earned, and the winner will be announced at 10 p.m. each evening.
During the Palms' "$370K Luck O' The Palms Play, Earn and Win" promotion (Tuesdays and Thursdays in March) players can earn same-day points for special gift redemptions. Points can be earned throughout the day and can be redeemed beginning at 10 a.m.
Every Tuesday in March is "Tip a Cow" Tuesday at the Gold Coast. After earning 10 points ($10 coin-in), players can swipe their card at any kiosk to pick a cow and receive up to $1,000. All prizes are paid in points.
Every Tuesday in March is "Mystery Gift Tuesday" at the Rampart. Players earning 250 points ($500 coin-in on slots, $1,000 coin-in on video poker) receive a mystery gift.
Ellis Island is giving away a 54-inch plasma TV on March 29. Players receive one ticket for every 250 points earned ($250 coin-in) beginning Tuesday, and you must be present at the 9 p.m. drawing to win.
The Riviera poker room is running multiple promotions in March. From noon-4 p.m., the highest hand of the hour will receive a $50 bonus; 4 p.m.-8 p.m. aces cracked earns a $50 bonus; and from 8 p.m.-2 p.m., players hitting flushes in all four suits receive up to $100. The casino is also running a variety of tournaments, so check with the poker room manager for full details.
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.; Eastside Cannery (C.A.N. Club): 4x Sunday, Monday and March 8 and 22; Eldorado (Prime Rewards): 9x Tuesdays and Thursdays (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 Saturday and March 14, 9x reels-only Thursdays, Young at Heart (50-plus) Mondays; Golden Gate (Club 1906): 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Hacienda (Club Matador): 2x Mondays-Thursdays; Hard Rock (Rockstar Club): 6x Sunday; Jerry's Nugget (One Club): 3x midnight-6 a.m. today and Saturday, 5x for ClubBoomers (55-plus) Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays; Jokers Wild (Prime Rewards): 9x Tuesdays and Thursdays (penny slots only); Orleans (Club Coast): Young at Heart (50-plus) Tuesdays; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays; Rampart (Club Rampart): 2x Mondays and Tuesdays; Sahara (Club Sahara): 2x Fridays; Sam's Town (Club Coast): Young at Heart (50-plus) Thursdays; South Point (The Club) 5x slots, 2x video poker March 17; 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; Tuscany (Players Club): 10x Wednesdays and Fridays, 5x Sundays, 5x midnight to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday (some machines excluded). Note: Several casinos could not confirm their March 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.