Silverton giving away a Lexus; 'Video Poker Thursdays' coming

Saturday and Aug. 21, the Silverton is giving away a Lexus (or $30,000 cash or free slot play) as well as nine $300-$500 cash prizes. Ticketless entries can be earned playing the machines, the tables or live keno. All new Discovery Card members will be awarded 25 entries at signup. Players can activate their entries on Saturday between 2 p.m. and 6:59 p.m., and they must be present at the 7 p.m. drawing to win.

The next two Thursdays (Aug. 19 and 26) are "Video Poker Thursdays" at all Station and Fiesta casinos. There is a free video poker tournament from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. with more than 500 total winners and a top prize of $1,000 at each location. Free video poker play is awarded every 30 seconds from 2 p.m.-8 p.m., and every Thursday at 8:15 p.m., the casinos jointly draw for one $10,000 winner and 40 $250 winners. Boarding Pass and Club Amigo members receive one entry for every 50 points earned on their cards.

Rockstar Club members earning 150 points ($150-$300 coin-in) at the Hard Rock Hotel this (or next) Sunday-Thursday get a free swipe at the prize kiosk to win free play, dining credits or cash, up to a maximum of five swipes per day.

Today, all players earning 300 points ($300 coin-in on slots, $600 coin-in on video poker; no point redemption required) at the Eastside Cannery receive a choice of Bacardi rum or Jose Cuervo tequila, limit two bottles per customer. Table players also receive a bottle after three hours of $10 action. On Saturday, all Cannery players earning 249 points (or four hours of $15 table play) receive their choice of $10 free play, a $15 food voucher or a microfiber jersey T-shirt.

Orleans players earning 100 B Connected points ($100 coin-in) on Wednesdays in August (9 a.m.-7 p.m.) will receive a free gift (one per day). Players earning 50 points on Thursdays (9 a.m.- 6:45 p.m.) get a free eight-pack of Pepsi, Diet Pepsi or Aquafina water.

Bonus Point Days: Cannery (C.A.N. Club): 5x Mondays, 5x midnight-6 a.m. and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays (some machines excluded); 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 Sundays; Eldorado (Prime Rewards): 9x Wednesdays and Saturdays (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 (B Connected): 9x reels 5x video poker Aug. 29, Young at Heart (50-plus) Mondays; Hacienda (Club Matador): 2x Mondays-Thursdays; Hard Rock (Rockstar Club): 3x Saturdays; Jerry's Nugget (More Club): 5x 9 p.m.-3:59 a.m. Friday-Saturdays, 7x 4 a.m.-11:59 p.m. Saturdays; Jokers Wild (Prime Rewards): 9x Wednesdays and Saturdays (penny slots only); Opera House (Slot Club): 3x Fridays; Orleans (B Connected): Young at Heart (50-plus) 5x 8 a.m-4 p.m. Tuesdays; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays; Rampart (Club Rampart): 2x Mondays and Wednesdays; Sahara (Club Sahara): 2x Fridays; Sam's Town (B Connected): Young at Heart (50-plus) Thursdays; Silver Nugget (Slot Club): 3x Fridays; Silverton (Discovery Club): 5x slots, 2x video poker Fridays; Suncoast (B Connected): 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 Thursdays (some machines excluded), 10x slots-only Sundays; Texas Station (Boarding Pass): 5x reels 3x video poker midnight-6 a.m. Mondays-Thursdays; Tuscany (Players Club): 10x Wednesdays and Fridays, 5x Sundays, 5x midnight to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday Mondays-Fridays (some machines excluded).

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