The new MGM Grand poker room in Las Vegas is now open. The 4,000 square foot poker room features 23 tables of non-stop poker action. Professionals and amateurs alike have the opportunity to experience poker in the comfort of MGM Grand's new room with a variety of games including 7-Card Stud, Texas Hold 'em, Omaha Hi-Lo Split and No-Limit Texas Hold 'em.
The smoke-free poker room is located next to the new Centrifuge Bar and recently-opened new Race & Sports Book. The poker room offers 24-hour complimentary beverage service and a full-service cashier cage. The design of the room provides for a variety of open areas for guests to watch their favorite poker players during daily play and tournaments. Tournaments are scheduled to begin in the near future. While playing at the MGM, check out Diego, now open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and for dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily. The bar is open from 11:30 a.m. until close daily and features a limited menu between lunch and dinner service. Diego primarily serves Mexican cuisine. From a mobile salsa cart with six original varieties to frozen Margarita Popsicles and Tequila Sorbet Shooters, Diego offers an unexpected twist.
Also in Las Vegas, The Palms is offering double points to club members using their Club Palms cards on select video poker, reel and video reel slot machines through the month of April. Complete details and rules are posted at Club Palms. Cash a government issued check, including IRS tax refund checks at the El Cortez or the Plaza in downtown Las Vegas and receive a nice bonus. At the El Cortez, cash your check and receive: a free Megabucks pull, triple Jackie's Club points (you pick the day) a blackjack matchplay coupon and a free bottle of wine when you dine in Roberta's.
The Plaza will give you a 5 times points coupon (again, you pick the day) and a free pull on a special promotional video poker machine when you cash any government issued check with them. Ask for details at the main casino cage at both casinos. On the river in Laughlin, Nevada, Harrah's Laughlin Casino & Hotel's Money Tree Giveaway is running through May 1, 2005. Harrah's Laughlin guests may pick a leaf from the orchard tree on the casino floor for a chance to win cash or a relaxing spa package. Eligible promotion participants will also have an opportunity to return for a chance to win $10,000 on June 11, 2005.
Harrah's Laughlin guests may earn entries for the 5:00 p.m. daily qualifying drawings for the Money Tree Giveaway during the promotional period. Entries may be earned in a variety of ways, including: redeeming any promotional coupon from Harrah's Laughlin; signing up for a new Total Rewards card; purchasing a buffet at the Fresh Market Square Buffet; placing a $10 single keno or sports bet; $100 or more pit buy-in; a $250 or more single, instant win on any twenty-five cent and up denominational slot, video or keno machine; purchasing a show ticket; a $25 purchase in the Gift Shop or Boutique; and by checking into the hotel.
Three daily drawing winners will be selected by random drawing at 5:00 p.m. each promotional day. Those selected will pick a Pick-N-Win leaf for a chance at cash prizes up to $500 or a Spa package. Winners will receive an invitation to The Money Tree Giveaway final drawing including two complimentary nights from June 10-11, 2005. Complete rules are posted at the Total Rewards booth.
That's it for this week!