Terrible's marks anniversary with specials; Gold Coast has cash wheel

Terrible's is celebrating its ninth anniversary on Sunday with free cake and champagne (4-7 p.m.), hourly $99 hot seat drawings (5:09 p.m.-8:59 p.m.), a nine-winner $99 hot seat drawing at 9 p.m., and everyone earning 90 base points ($90 coin-in; no point redemption required) will receive a ninth anniversary T-shirt.

All Gold Coast play in December counts toward earned entries in the Winter Wheel of Cash drawings at 8:15 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. Dec. 19 and 26. The casino will draw the names of five winners who can win up to $5,000. Players earn double entries on Fridays and must be present at the drawings to win.

M Resort players earning 500 same-day points ($500 coin-in; no point redemption required) today, Wednesday or Dec. 16 or 20 will receive a bottle of wine. Those earning 500 same-day points on Sunday earn a holiday platter and those earning 500 points on Dec. 13 get a commemorative T-shirt. There are additional same-day point giveaways on Dec. 13, 17, 18, 23 and 27, plus a champagne finale for those who earn 500 same-day points on Dec. 30.

You can win Coca-Cola plush toys every day at both Eldorado and Jokers Wild from Monday through Dec. 24. Players receive one toy for every 500 points earned ($500 coin-in; no point redemption required) up to a maximum of four plush toys per day. Players hitting $500-plus jackpots will receive the Signature Coca-Cola Polar Bear.

Orleans players earning 750 same-day base-points ($750-$1,500 coin-in; no point redemption required) on any day through Thursday will receive a free denim shirt.

Tickets are on sale now for South Point's $25,000 Guaranteed New Year's Eve Bingo. Doors open at 8 p.m., and bingo begins at 9:30 p.m. This event usually sells out well in advance, so pick up your tickets soon.

Bonus Point Days: Cannery (C.A.N. Club): 5x 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; 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); Gold Coast (Club Coast): 9x slots Thursdays, 9x slots 5x video poker Saturday and Dec. 20; 7x slots 5x video poker Dec. 25, 5x video poker for seniors (50-plus) Mondays, double cashback Tuesdays; Golden Gate (Club 1906): 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Hacienda (Club Matador): 2x Mondays and Wednesdays, 4x Tuesdays; Hooters (Owl Rewards Club): 2x Saturdays 8 p.m.-midnight; Orleans (Club Coast): 5x video poker for seniors (50-plus) Tuesdays; Rampart: 2x Mondays and Wednesdays; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays; Sahara (Club Sahara): 2x Mondays and Fridays; Sam's Town (Club Coast): 7x slots 5x video poker Dec. 25- Jan. 1, 7x slots 5x video poker for seniors (50-plus) Thursdays; Silver Nugget (Slot Club): 5x Fridays; Silverton (Discovery Club): 5x slots 2x video poker Fridays; South Point (The Club): 5x slots, 2x video poker Dec. 25; Suncoast (Club Coast): 7x slots 5x video poker Dec. 25-31, 9x slots 7x video poker for seniors (50-plus) Tuesdays and Thursdays; Station Casinos: 5x for seniors (50-plus) Wednesday at all Stations and Fiestas; Terrible's (Players Club): 5x Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10x slots Sundays, 10x Dec. 16, 19 and 25 (some machines excluded); Tuscany (Players Club): 10x Wednesdays and Fridays, 5x Sundays, 5x midnight to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday (some machines excluded).

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