You can win to spin a wheel and receive up to $5,000 every Saturday this month at both the Suncoast and Gold Coast casinos. The Suncoast drawings are at 4:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m, the Gold Coast drawings are at 6:15 p.m. and 10:15 p.m., and you must be present to win. Players earn entries playing the machines and receive double entries on Fridays.
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday are "Earn and Reward Days" at Terrible's. Players earning 300 same-day base points ($300 coin-in; no point redemption required) receive a 24-ounce can of beer. Those earning 1,000 same-day points have a choice of several gifts including a $5 gasoline card, pack of cigarettes, a tote bag or a garden tool set. Players earning 2,000 same-day base points receive $10 free slot play, a $10 restaurant comp or a NorthCrest plate set. There are various limits to the number of gifts you can win each day, so you might want to check the rules before you play. Note: Anyone (over 21) texting "winner" to 99158 receives $5 free slot play
The Rampart is 8 years old on Thursday, and the casino will celebrate with free T-shirts and cash drawings all day, as well as free cake and champagne in Addison's lounge from 2-6 p.m. The casino is drawing for $10,000 every Friday night this month. Players can earn entries at the tables or slots, and must be present at the 7 p.m. drawings to win.
Every day through April 15, Orleans players can swipe their cards at a kiosk for a chance to win points or cash up to $1,040. Every swipe will win some kind of prize.
On April 30, May 31 and June 25, the Club Fortune poker room will draw four winners to complete in the "Free WSOP Seat" tournament on June 27. Grand prize will be the $10,000 buy-in to the World Series of Poker main event beginning July 5. The second place winner will receive a 50-inch plasma TV, and the third place winner will receive $500 cash. Player's Club members will receive one drawing entry for every hour of live poker play.
Bonus Point Days: 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.; Eastside Cannery (C.A.N. Club): 4x Wednesday and April 21; 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 Sunday and April 30, 9x reels Thursdays; 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); 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; South Point (The Club): 5x reels 2x video poker Sunday; 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); Wildfire Casino Rancho (WildCard): 10 reels 5x video poker Sundays.
The Player's Edge appears Fridays in Neon. E-mail Jeffrey Compton and Bob Dancer at jeffrey.compton@ compdance.com.