Here’s some of the promotions going on at the El Cortez Hotel and Casino for May 2009.
Jackpot Winners Choose Between Free El Cortez Logo Poker Sets and Winning Wallets, May 1-31
For the month of May, Club Cortez players winning a jackpot of $200 or more on a slot machine, a $200 or more jackpot on a video poker five-cent or lower denomination machine, a $300 or more jackpot on a video poker ten-cent or high denomination machine, or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno will receive a prize ticket redeemable for their choice of either one El Cortez logo poker set or a winning wallet (while supplies last). Winning wallets contain $10 to $1,000 dollars in free play. All jackpot winners receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night 40″ LCD HDTV giveaway and $2,000 cash prize drawing. There is no limit to the number of tickets that a player can collect for this promotion. Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.
Celebrity Jam Session by Huck Daniels –Monday nights 10 p.m-2 a.m.
The El Cortez Hotel and Casino welcomes talented rhythm guitarist Huck Daniels as he brings his weekly celebrity Jam Session to the property every Monday from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. beginning April 27. Daniels will perform inside the El Cortez’s Fiesta Room, the property’s newly renovated banquet center. The Jam Session will feature Daniels and his six-member jam band along with occasional appearances by other famous musicians. Daniels’ specialty is a mix of genres including R&B, Motown, classic rock and roll, and country. The celebrity Jam Session is a free weekly event at the El Cortez with a two drink minimum. The property also offers free parking with over 1,200 spaces in its garage and valet.
Las Vegas Farmers Market at Fremont East District – Fridays 4-8 p.m. (grand opening May 1)
The Las Vegas Farmers Market comes to downtown Las Vegas every Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and is located between Las Vegas Blvd. and Sixth Street. The grand opening event for the Las Vegas Farmers Market is scheduled for Friday, May 1 and includes an appearance by Mayor Oscar Goodman. The weekly farmers market will feature more than 20 vendors bringing the freshest foods for purchase, including fruits, vegetables, a large variety of breads and pastries, pasta, salad mix, fresh cut flowers and bedding plants. The El Cortez Hotel and Casino offers approximately 1,200 free parking spaces and is among the Fremont East Entertainment District sponsors. For more details on the Las Vegas Farmers Market visit www.lasvegasfarmersmarket.com.
Play blackjack with some of the most beautiful dealers downtown every Friday and Saturday night from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Free Daily Slot Tournament – now automated 24 hours a day
Any Club Cortez member earning 500 Club Points in a single day is eligible to play in the daily slot tournament the following day. Available 24 hours a day, players insert their Club Cortez card in any tournament machine, play the session and check their standing beginning at 10 a.m. the following day. Highest daily tournament point winner receives $250, the second highest receives $150 and the third highest $100. The daily top ten players receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night 40″ LCD HDTV giveaway and $2,000 cash prize drawing. See Club Cortez for additional details.
Free Two-Night Stay At El Cortez
Any individual who pays for two nights or more at El Cortez during May receives a coupon for a free two-night stay in June, July or August 2009. See the front desk for more details. Upon check-in, guests will receive a coupon for a free bottle of Mondavi wine with the purchase of dinner for two at The Flame Steakhouse.
Free Play For Government Check Cashing
Players cashing their tax return, government check, or casino payroll check from all Clark County gaming properties at the El Cortez may receive 5 percent of their check in free play, up to $50. Based on rated casino play and certain restrictions apply. Visit Club Cortez for additional details.
Fresh Florida Stone Crab Special – valid thru May 9
Florida stone crab is flown in fresh for enjoyment and served at The Flame Steakhouse Friday and Saturday nights for $28. Includes one pound of stone crab, coleslaw and cottage fried potatoes. Stone crab is seasonal and the special is valid thru May 9.
Idaho Trout Special – beginning May 15
Beginning May 15, The Flame Steakhouse features Idaho trout flown in fresh weekly for the Friday and Saturday night dinner special. Idaho trout special is only $14.95.
Prime Rib Dinner
Visit Café Cortez for prime rib dinner only $7.95. Meal includes choice of soup or salad.
Café Cortez serves a limited graveyard menu Sunday through Thursday from 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m.
· Two eggs with choice of bacon or sausage, breakfast potatoes and toast for $3.75 plus tax.
· Ham and two eggs, breakfast potatoes and toast for $7.25 plus tax.
Martini Madness – daily 2-for-1 happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. – at all casino bars (martini menu only). First Friday After Party – May 1. Enjoy $5 martinis at all casino bars from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Free Ice Cream Treat
Every Wednesday, $25 jackpot Club Cortez players receive a free ice cream treat. Jackpots can be won at any El Cortez machine. Please see Club Cortez for additional information.
Receive Up To 75 Percent Off Using Club Cortez Points
Club Cortez members can receive up to 75 percent off when using Club Points for meals at The Flame Steakhouse, Café Cortez or Gambling Gourmet. The percentage off the price of the meal is based on membership level.
Weekly Saturday Night 40″ LCD HDTV & $2,000 Cash Prize Drawing
Club Cortez players have an opportunity every week to win a 40″ LCD HDTV or one of four $500 cash prizes every Saturday. During the week, players winning a jackpot of $200 or more on a slot machine, a $200 or more jackpot on a video poker five-cent or lower denomination machine, a $300 or more jackpot on video poker ten-cent or higher denomination machine, or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno are awarded one entry for the Saturday night drawing at 8 p.m. Winners have two minutes to claim their prizes at the Club Cortez Booth from the time each winning ticket is drawn. Please see Club Cortez for additional information.
Weekly High Noon “Wheel And Deal” Drawing
Club Cortez players have an opportunity every week to win $500, $300, $200 or $100 in promotional chips. During the week, entry tickets in the drawing can be earned during blackjack, roulette and baccarat. During blackjack, tickets are distributed to players when the dealer receives a blackjack, during roulette, tickets are distributed to players when a 0 or 00 is hit, and during baccarat, players receive a ticket every time a “tie” hand is dealt. Double tickets will be given to players every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Players can only win one prize per drawing. There is no limit to the number of entries a player may submit. Winners are drawn every Saturday at 12 p.m. Winners have two minutes to redeem their prize. Promotional chips may be placed on any even money bet on blackjack, roulette or baccarat. Please see Club Cortez for additional details.
About El Cortez
Constructed in 1941, El Cortez Hotel & Casino, an anchor property in the Fremont East Entertainment District, is located in historic downtown at 600 East Fremont Street. With 300 newly remodeled hotel rooms, El Cortez features full-pay 3-2 single deck 21, 10x odds on craps, state-of-the-art roulette and over 1,000 slot machines. In 2009, the property opens its Cabana Suites, a boutique style hotel offering a vintage Miami feel in the heart of downtown. El Cortez is proudly affiliated with Michael Gaughan’s South Point Sports Book. The Las Vegas Review-Journal voted El Cortez “Best Downtown Hotel” in 2009, “Best Blackjack in Las Vegas” in 2007 and 2009, “Best Video Poker” in 2008 and “Best Keno in Las Vegas” in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009. Dining options at El Cortez include: Café Cortez and The Flame Steakhouse. The property’s other amenities include: Subway, Dreyer’s Ice Cream Shop, Seattle’s Best Coffee, El Cortez Gift Shop and a full-service beauty and barber shop. The property is currently completing more than $25 million in improvements and renovations. For more information, please call 702-385-5200.
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