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Gold Coast contest to award up to $10,000

On June 29, the Gold Coast will draw 11 winners who will be given a choice between a guaranteed $500 prize or the chance to choose an envelope (from a selection of five) containing $200, $300, $500, $1,500 or $5,000. After the first drawing, all 11 names will be placed in a second drum. One name will be drawn to win $10,000 (in lieu of their original prize), the other 10 will keep what they already won. Players can begin earning drawing tickets Monday at all slot and table games.

All this month, Fiesta Henderson and Fiesta Rancho are giving $5 in free play for your e-mail address and $5 in free play for your cell phone number if you haven’t already registered them. You will be notified by e-mail and a text message when your free play is available for use.

The Eldorado and Jokers Wild Casino are celebrating Father’s Day on Sunday by awarding all players a 100-coin bonus when they hit four kings (max coin play; no wild cards) on any video poker machine. Gold Coast players earning 500 points ($500-$1,000 coin-in; no point redemption necessary) on Monday receive a free breakfast, lunch or dinner buffet. Also on Sunday, Sam’s Town is giving away a casino logo ball cap to all bingo players making a minimum buy-in.

Rampart players earning 300 points ($600-$1,200 coin-in; no point redemption necessary) on Tuesday or Thursday receive a battery operated screwdriver kit. Cannery players earning 299 points ($299 coin-in; no point redemption necessary) on Saturday or June 28 or 30 receive a professional multi-tool kit. There is a limit of one prize per customer per day.

On Sundays at the Palms, players may swipe their cards for prizes plus an entry into the June 29 “Go Green Gas Card and Hybrid Giveaway” drawing for a Toyota Prius. Play on Sundays also generates entries, up to 100 per day, with certain video poker machine exclusions.

All Station Casinos are now offering a daily Meal Deal that allows Boarding Pass members to earn up to two buffets per day: 200 same-day points ($200-800 coin-in; no point redemption required) for a breakfast buffet, 400 same-day points for a lunch buffet and 600 same-day points for a dinner buffet. Buffets must be used on the day they are earned. (At Green Valley Ranch, buffets must be used within 48 hours.)

Bonus Point Days: Cannery (American Can Club): 5x Tuesday, Thursday and June 23 and 25; 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.; Ellis Island (Passport Players Club): 6x Sundays and Tuesdays; 5x Fridays (some machines excluded); Eldorado (Prime Rewards): 2x Tuesdays; Fiesta Henderson (Amigo Club): 5x Fridays; Fiesta Rancho (Amigo Club): 5x Fridays; Gold Coast (Club Coast): 6x Sunday; Golden Gate (Club 1906): 2x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Hacienda (Club Matador): 2x Mondays and Wednesdays, 4x Tuesdays; Jerry’s Nugget (More Club): 3x Tuesdays and Thursdays; Jokers Wild (Prime Rewards): 2x Wednesdays; Orleans (Club Coast): 5x June 22 and 29, 6x Saturday and Sunday; Plaza (Play Club): 2x Thursdays; Railroad Pass (Players Junction): 2x Mondays, 3x Tuesdays, 5x Sunday; Rampart (Club Rampart): 2x Saturdays; Rio (Total Rewards): 3x for locals through Sept. 1; Sahara (Club Sahara): 2x comp dollars Wednesdays; Sam’s Town (Club Coast): 6x Sunday; Silver Nugget (Slot Club): 2x every day; Silverton (Discovery Club): 5x (reels) 2x (video poker) Fridays; Terrible’s (Players Club): 3x Thursdays and Sundays, 5x (slots only) Mondays, 10x (slots only) Wednesdays; Tuscany (Players Club): 5x Wednesdays and Sundays, 10 x June 23 (some machines excluded); Vegas Club (Play Club): 2x Thursdays.

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

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