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2014 ACG coupon list posted today

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  1. raisingoo

    raisingoo Low-Roller

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    The 2014 American Casino Guide (ACG) coupon list was just posted today at

    http://forum.americancasinoguide.com/american-casino-guide/9184-2014-american-casino-guide-coupon-list.html

    and here they are... I'm only posting the ones for Las Vegas-- if you want the complete list, follow the link.

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    The 2014 American Casino Guide coupon list is shown below.

    There are 216 coupon offers in the book, the most coupons that we have ever offered!

    We have added many new offers, including dining offers for all of the major Station Casinos, as well as all Boyd Gaming properties.


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    Nevada - Las Vegas


    •New players club members receive a free gift after earning 100 points at Aliante Casino & Hotel

    •2-for-1 buffet at Aliante Casino & Hotel

    •2-for-1 buffet (Monday-Friday) at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder

    •2-for-1 buffet (Monday-Friday) at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur

    •2-for-1 admission tickets to the Atomic Testing Museum
    •20% off the spa at Bally's Las Vegas

    •20% off one item at stores inside Bally's Las Vegas

    •$5 blackjack matchplay at Big Horn

    •2-for-1 lunch or dinner entree at Big Horn

    •2,000 points for new slot club members at Big Horn
    •2-for-1 Binion's hamburger at Binion's Cafe.
    •Double points up to 500 points at Binion's

    •Buy one pizza, get one pizza free at Bonanno's (4 locations)
    •2-for-1 menu item at Bonanno's (4 locations)
    •2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday) at Boulder Station Hotel & Casino

    •2-for-1 fajitas in Cabo at Boulder Station Hotel & Casino

    •$10 off tickets to Matt Goss at Caesars Palace

    •Earn 250 points, get a free buffet (and keep the points) at California Hotel & Casino

    •Buy two nights, get the third night free (Sunday-Thursday) at California Hotel & Casino

    •Play $25, get $10 for new B Connected players club members at California Hotel & Casino

    •20% off best room rate at Clarion Hotel & Casino

    •2 free drinks at any casino bar inside Clarion Hotel & Casino

    •$5 in free slot play at Club Fortune Casino

    •Push your bet at 22 in blackjack (up to $25) at The D Las Vegas

    •$25 in free matchplay for new players club members at The D Las Vegas

    •$5 in free play for every 50 points earned (maximum of $100 free play) at The D Las Vegas

    •$10 FREE slot play for all club members at El Cortez

    •50% off ($25 maximum) at The Flame Steakhouse at El Cortez

    •2-for-1 room (first night must be Sunday-Wednesday) at El Cortez

    •Play $10 and get up to $100 in free play at Ellis Island

    •Earn 200 points, get a free entree at Ellis Island

    •$5 table game match play at Ellis Island
    •2-for-1 admission to the Erotic Heritage Museum
    •20% off at Dick's Last Resort (excluding alcohol) at Excalibur Hotel-Casino

    •2-for-1 drink at the Fat Burger Las Vegas Strip location
    • 2-for-1 Buffet (Sunday-Thursday) at Fiesta Henderson Casino Hotel

    •$10 dining credit towards purchase of $20 or more at Cafe Fiesta Fiesta Henderson Casino Hotel

    •2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday) at Fiesta Rancho Hotel & Casino

    •$10 dining credit towards purchase of $20 or more at Garduno's Fiesta Rancho Hotel & Casino

    •2-for-1 classes at X Burlesque University at the Flamingo Las Vegas

    •2-for-1 tickets to X Burlesque at the Flamingo Las Vegas

    •20% off George Wallace VIP tickets at the Flamingo Las Vegas

    •20% off Breakfast at Margaritaville in the Flamingo Las Vegas

    •15% off dinner check of $40 or more at Hamada in the Flamingo Las Vegas

    •2-for-1 margaritas at Carlos & Charlies inside the Flamingo Las Vegas
    •2-for-1 lunch or dinner entree in Magnolia's at the Four Queens Hotel-Casino

    •Double players club points (up to 500) at the Four Queens Hotel-Casino

    •2-for-1 show tickets to see Mike Hammer at the Four Queens Hotel-Casino

    •Earn 250 points, get a free buffet (and keep the points) at Fremont Hotel & Casino

    •Buy two nights, get a third free (Sunday-Thursday) at Fremont Hotel & Casino

    •Play $25, get $10 for new B Connected members at Fremont Hotel & Casino

    •Earn 200 points get a free buffet (and keep the points) at Gold Coast Hotel & Casino

    •$5 table game matchplay at Gold Coast Hotel & Casino

    •$5 in FREE slot play for new B Connected members at Gold Coast Hotel & Casino

    •Receive $25 in free play when you earn 200 points (or $5 for 50 points) for new members at the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino

    •$25 matchplay for new players club members at the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino
    •Receive a free 2014 calendar at the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino

    •$60 in poker chips for $50 at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas

    •$10 free play for new players club members at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas
    •2-for-1 breakfast or lunch buffet (Mon-Fri) at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas

    •2-for-1 drink at RUSH Lounge in the Golden Nugget Las Vegas

    •2-for-1 tickets to see Gordie Brown Live! at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas

    •2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday) at Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa Casino

    •$10 dining credit towards purchase of $20 or more at Grand Cafe at Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa Casino

    •Buy one menu item get one free at Haagen Dazs (7 Las Vegas locations)
    •10% off the Spa at Harrah's Las Vegas

    •2 FREE tickets to Mac King with drink purchase at Harrah's Las Vegas

    •2-for-1 VIP tickets to The Improv at Harrah's Las Vegas

    •2-for-1 VIP tickets to Defending the Caveman at Harrah's Las Vegas

    •$5 table game matchplay at Jerry's Nugget

    •Free blue pack with minimum bingo buy-in at Jerry's Nugget

    •Buy one burger and milk shake, get one burger and milk shake FREE at Johnny Rockets (4 locations)
    •Buy one round, get one round free at Kiss Mini Golf
    •Buy one sub or salad, get one free at LA Subs (2 locations)
    •2-for-1 draft beer at Las Vegas Club

    •$5 even money matchplay at Las Vegas Club

    •$5 FREE slot play at Las Vegas Club

    •$5 blackjack matchplay at Longhorn Casino

    •2,000 points for new players club members at Longhorn Casino

    •2-for-1 lunch or dinner entree at Longhorn Casino

    •Free deck of cards or pair of dice at Lucky Club, Opera House or Silver Nugget (may only be used at one location)
    •Free embroidered MY Points polo after earning 100 points at Lucky Club, Opera House or Silver Nugget (may only be used at one location)
    •$5 match play on any even-money bet at Lucky Club, Opera House or Silver Nugget (may only be used at one location)
    •30% off admission to the Titanic exhibition at Luxor Las Vegas (Limit 4)
    • 30% off admission to the Bodies exhibition at Luxor Las Vegas (Limit 4)
    •Free appetizer with purchase of two entrees at Tacos & Tequila inside Luxor Las Vegas

    •$25 credit with the purchase of two steak and lobster dinners at Benihana inside LVH - Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

    •$10 credit with the purchase of two main event entrees at Tatuado inside LVH - Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

    •$25 credit with the purchase of two entrees at TJ's Steakhouse inside LVH - Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

    •2-for-1 admission to Madame Tussauds

    •Earn 250 points, get a FREE buffet (and keep the points) at Main Street Station Hotel & Casino

    •Buy two nights, get the third night free (Sunday-Thursday) at Main Street Station Hotel & Casino

    •Play $25, get $10 for new B Connected members at Main Street Station Hotel & Casino

    •Buy one menu item get one FREE at Nathan’s (7 Las Vegas locations)
    •FREE fish fillet or hushpuppies with meal purchase at Fulton Fish Frye inside New York-New York Hotel & Casino

    •FREE frozen margarita with entree purchase at Gonzalez Y Gonzalez inside New York-New York Hotel & Casino

    •10% off at Greenberg & Sons Deli (Monday-Friday) inside New York-New York Hotel & Casino

    •2-for-1 admission at the Roller Coaster at New York-New York Hotel & Casino

    •Buy one menu item, get one FREE at New York Pretzel (5 Las Vegas locations)
    •Free deck of cards or pair of dice at Opera House, Lucky Club or Silver Nugget (may only be used at one location)
    •Free embroidered MY Points polo after earning 100 points at Opera House, Lucky Club or Silver Nugget (may only be used at one location)
    •$5 match play on any even-money bet at Opera House, Lucky Club or Silver Nugget (may only be used at one location)
    •Buy one chicken tender meal get one FREE at Original Chicken Tenders (2 locations)
    •Buy one breakfast menu item get one FREE at Original Chicken Tenders (2 locations)
    •$10 even-money table game matchplay at The Orleans Hotel & Casino

    •2-for-1 showroom tickets at The Orleans Hotel & Casino

    •Play $10 get $10 in free play for all club members at The Orleans Hotel & Casino

    •2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday) at Palace Station Hotel & Casino

    •2-for-1 fajitas in Cabo at Palace Station Hotel & Casino

    •$10 FREE slot play for new players club members at the The Palms

    •$10 even-money table game matchplay at The Palms

    •20% off one item at select stores at Paris Las Vegas

    •Free upgrade to VIP seating for Anthony Cools at Paris Las Vegas

    •2-for-1 Eiffel tower ride at Paris Las Vegas

    •10% off at Pink's Hot Dogs in Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

    •25% off Spice Market Buffet at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

    •2-for-1 drinks at Extra Bar or Playing Field Lounge at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

    •FREE frozen margarita with purchase of entree at Yolos in Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

    •Buy one small rainbow, get one free at bingo room at the Plaza Hotel & Casino

    •$5 free slot play at the Plaza Hotel & Casino
    •2-for-1 drinks at any casino bar at the Plaza Hotel & Casino
    •20% off at the Salon at The Quad Resort & Casino

    •2-for-1 tickets for Divas Starring Frank Marino at The Quad Resort & Casino

    •2-for-1 tickets to Recycled Percussion at The Quad Resort & Casino

    •$5 match play for any even-money table game bet at the Rampart Casino

    •2-for-1 buffet or 50% off one at the Rampart Casino

    •30% off at Spa Aquae at the Rampart Casino

    •2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday) at Red Rock Resort Spa Casino

    •$10 dining credit towards purchase of $20 or more at the Grande Cafe in Red Rock Resort Spa Casino

    •$5 off Carnival World Buffet at the Rio Suites Hotel & Casino Limit 4
    •$10 off Village Seafood Buffet at the Rio Suites Hotel & Casino Limit 4
    •$10 off entree at Voodoo Steak at the Rio Suites Hotel & Casino

    •2 FREE Comedy Club show tickets at the Riviera Hotel and Casino

    •$10 even money table game match play at the Riviera Hotel and Casino

    •Earn 200 points get a FREE buffet (and keep the points) at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall

    •Two FREE drinks at any casino bar for new B Connected members at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall

    •Buy 2 nights Get 1 Free (Sunday-Thursday) at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall

    •2-for1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday) at Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino

    •Free margarita at any casino bar at Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino

    •Free deck of cards or pair of dice at Silver Nugget, Opera House or Lucky Club(may only be used at one location)
    •Free embroidered MY Points polo after earning 100 points at Silver Nugget, Opera House or Lucky Club (may only be used at one location)
    •$5 match play on any even-money bet at Silver Nugget, Opera House or Lucky Club( may only be used at one location)
    •Buy one hotel night, get the second night 50% off (Sunday-Thursday) at Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino (formerly Terrible's)

    •2-for-1 buffet, or 50% off one buffet, at Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino (formerly Terrible's)

    •2-for-1 entree, or 50% off when dining alone, at the Sterling Spoon Cafe at Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino (formerly Terrible's)

    •2-for-1 buffet, or 50% off one buffet, at Silverton Casino Hotel
    •New players clubmembers get $5 free play and a free gift at Silverton Casino Hotel

    •Earn 300 points, get a FREE buffet (and keep the points) at South Point Hotel and Casino

    •$5 in free play for new players club members at South Point Hotel and Casino

    •2-for-1 Frankie Moreno show tickets at the Stratosphere Hotel & Casino

    •2-for-1 Pin Up tickets at the Stratosphere Hotel & Casino

    •2-for-1 tower admission at the Stratosphere Hotel & Casino

    •2-for-1 breakfast or lunch buffet (Monday-Saturday), or 50% off when dining alone, at Suncoast Hotel and Casino

    •5x points at Suncoast Hotel and Casino

    •2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday) at Sunset Station Hotel and Casino

    •$25 dining credit towards purchase of $50 or more at Sonoma Cellar at Sunset Station Hotel and Casino

    •2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday) at Texas Station

    •$5 dining credit towards purchase of $10 or more at the Grand Cafe at Texas Station

    •$75 off any balloon flight at Vegas Balloon Rides
    •Buy one menu item get one FREE at Bella Panini in the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
    •FREE discount coupon book at Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

    •20% off at Rialto Deli after 2 p.m. at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

    •Buy one menu item get one FREE at San Genarro Grill at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

    •20% off at Shake N' Burger after 2 p.m. at the the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

    •20% off at Towers Deli after 2 p.m. at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

    •2-for-1 cocktail and VIP entry to V Bar at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

    •Earn 200 points and get $10 in free play or match play for all players club members at the Westin Las Vegas

    •2-for-1 show tickets to see A Tribute to Red Skelton at the Westin Las Vegas

    •$45 Off sunset dinner ride at Wild West Horseback Adventures

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  2. FXT

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    Was hoping they'd add a MSS BOGO buffet, no idea how their point system works so maybe the 250 points for free buffet is a good deal?

    The D $100 free play for 1000 points seems like a good deal. Could easily hit that at upstairs VP bar chasing the progressives
     
  3. Turtleman

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    Darn – the BOGO meal coupon for Ellis Island is no longer listed. What a bummer – that coupon was nearly worth the price of the book by itself.
     
  4. letsgotovegas

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    The addition of all the Station casino coupons is a big bonus this year! They used to be solely in the MRB. The powers that be over at LVA must be pretty angry about that. I wonder if that means they won't be in the MRB?

    The gambling coupons are not much better than last year, really.

    $5 Matchplays:


    Bighorn
    Ellis Island
    Gold Coast
    Jerry's Nugget
    Las Vegas Club
    Longhorn
    Lucky Club/Opera House/Silver Nugget (new)
    Rampart (new)

    $10 Matchplays:

    Orleans
    Palms
    Riviera

    Poker Bonus:

    Golden Nugget ($60 for $50 in Poker Room)

    Slot Play:

    Club Fortune ($5)
    El Cortez ($10)
    Las Vegas Club ($5)
    Plaza ($5)

    The D - $5 for every 50 pts earned up to $100
    Ellis Island - play $10, get up to $100
    Orleans - play $10, get $10

    "Lost" Gambling Coupons from 2013:

    Hard Rock $10 Matchplay
    Hooters Play $10 get $10
    Lucky Club and Opera House 40 coin bonus on 4OAK's
    Plaza $10 Matchplay
    Tuscany $5 Matchplay

    The Ellis Island changing from 2/1 to "earn 200 pts for a free entree" is interesting. I'm guessing now that will only be one per person per year. That will certainly cut down on the number of coupons redeemed.

    I'm anxious to get my hands on the books to read the rest of the "fine print" regarding redemptions on some of these.

    Also interesting are the downtown Boyd coupons - "3 for 2" rooms is a pretty good deal if you aren't comped (and they are about the only ones besides 4 Queens that don't charge a resort fee (or a don't call it a resort fee but it's still a fee)).

    Earn XXX points get a free buffet is a new trend that seems to be taking off. I wonder about the one at the California though - they don't have a buffet, do they?

    Interesting!

    Cheers,
    Kelly
     
  5. letsgotovegas

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    What's in, what's out

    Here's a list of what's in and what's out.

    What's In for 2014:

    Aliante Casino-2-for-1 buffet
    Aliante Casino-New players club members receive a free gift after earning 100 points

    Boulder Station-2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday)
    Boulder Station-2-for-1 fajitas in Cabo

    California-Buy two nights, get the third night free (Sunday-Thursday)
    California-Earn 250 points, get a free buffet (and keep the points)
    California-Play $25, get $10 for new B Connected players club members
    Club Fortune-$5 in free slot play

    Ellis Island-Earn 200 points, get a free entrée
    Excalibur-20% off at Dick's Last Resort (excluding alcohol)

    Fiesta Henderson-2-for-1 Buffet (Sunday-Thursday)
    Fiesta Henderson-$10 dining credit towards purchase of $20 or more at Cafe Fiesta
    Fiesta Rancho-2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday)
    Fiesta Rancho-$10 dining credit towards purchase of $20 or more at Garduno's
    Flamingo-20% off Breakfast at Margaritaville
    Flamingo-20% off George Wallace VIP tickets
    Fremont-Buy two nights, get a third free (Sunday-Thursday)
    Fremont-Earn 250 points, get a free buffet (and keep the points)
    Fremont-Play $25, get $10 for new B Connected members

    Golden Gate-Receive a free 2014 calendar
    Golden Nugget-2-for-1 tickets to see Gordie Brown Live!
    Green Valley Ranch-2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday)
    Green Valley Ranch-$10 dining credit towards purchase of $20 or more at Grand Cafe

    Jerry's Nugget-Free blue pack with minimum bingo buy-in

    Lucky Club/Opera House/Silver Nugget-Free deck of cards or pair of dice (may only be used at one location)
    Lucky Club/Opera House/Silver Nugget-Free embroidered MY Points polo after earning 100 points (may only be used at one location)
    Lucky Club/Opera House/Silver Nugget-$5 match play on any even-money bet (may only be used at one location)
    LVH-$10 credit with the purchase of two main event entrees at Tatuado
    LVH-$25 credit with the purchase of two entrees at TJ's Steakhouse
    LVH-$25 credit with the purchase of two steak and lobster dinners at Benihana

    Main Street Station-Buy two nights, get the third night free (Sunday-Thursday)
    Main Street Station-Earn 250 points, get a FREE buffet (and keep the points)
    Main Street Station-Play $25, get $10 for new B Connected members

    Orleans-Play $10 get $10 in free play for all club members

    Palace Station-2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday)
    Palace Station-2-for-1 fajitas in Cabo
    Plaza-Buy one small rainbow, get one free at bingo room

    Rampart-2-for-1 buffet or 50% off one
    Rampart-$5 match play for any even-money table game bet
    Rampart-30% off at Spa Aquae
    Red Rock-2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday)
    Red Rock-$10 dining credit towards purchase of $20 or more at the Grande Cafe

    Santa Fe-2-for1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday)
    Santa Fe-Free margarita at any casino bar
    Silverton-New players clubmembers get $5 free play and a free gift
    South Point-Earn 300 points, get a FREE buffet (and keep the points)
    South Point-$5 in free play for new players club members
    Stratosphere-2-for-1 Pin Up tickets
    Sunset Station-2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday)
    Sunset Station-$25 dining credit towards purchase of $50 or more at Sonoma Cellar

    Texas Station-2-for-1 buffet (Sunday-Thursday)
    Texas Station-$5 dining credit towards purchase of $10 or more at the Grand Café
    The D-Push your bet at 22 in blackjack (up to $25)
    The D-$25 in free matchplay for new players club members
    The D-$5 in free play for every 50 points earned (maximum of $100 free play)
    The Quad-2-for-1 tickets to Recycled Percussion
    The Quad-20% off at the Salon

    Westin-Earn 200 points and get $10 in free play or match play for all players club members


    What's Out for 2014:

    5 Star Helicopter Tours-$75 off Grand Canyon helicopter tour

    Chapel of the Flowers-Wedding package bonus
    Clarion Hotel & Casino-20% off Bistro Restaurant

    Dig This Vegas-$100 off Heavy Equipment Driving experience

    Ellis Island-2-for-1 menu item restaurant or BBQ
    Emerald Island-2-for-1 entree

    Flamingo-10% off Breakfast at Margaritaville
    Flamingo-FREE Day Pass for the Spa

    Goodsprings Ghost Hunt-$10 off tickets

    Hard Rock-30% off room rate
    Hard Rock-$10 in FREE slot play for New slot club members
    Hard Rock-$10 table game matchplay
    Hash House A Go Go-$10 off $25 or more (6 locations)
    Haunted Vegas Tour-2-for-1 tickets
    Hooters-Play $10 get $10 in free play

    Jerry's Nugget-Free beer or well drink

    Lucky Club-$10 matchplay for new members
    Lucky Club-40 credit bonus on Four-of-a-kind

    NY NY-2-for-1 Show tickets at the Broadway Theater

    Opera House-2-for-1 entree
    Opera House-40 credit bonus on four-of-a-kind
    Orleans (now Gold Coast)-2-for-1 tickets to Big Al's Comedy Club

    Palms-Get a free buffet after earning set number of points
    Planet Hollywood-2-for-1 show tickets at V theatre
    Planet Hollywood-2-for-1 show tickets at Saxe Theater
    Plaza-2-for-1 tickets to Bite show
    Plaza-$10 even money matchplay
    Pole Fitness Studio-2-for-1 pole dancing class

    Rio-2-for-1 show tickets
    Riviera-2-for-1 buffet
    Riviera-2-for-1 drink at the casino bar

    Silver Nugget-2-for-1 entree
    Silver Nugget-$50 bingo matchplay
    Silverton-20% off hotel stay
    Silverton-Free bingo T-shirt

    Tuscany-2-for-1 menu item at the Cantina
    Tuscany-$5 table game matchplay

    Vegas Mob Tour-2-for-1 tickets
    Vegas Nightclub Pass-$30 off



    All else seems to be about the same.

    What are you most excited about from the "new" list?

    What are you most upset about from the "out" list?

    Cheers,
    Kelly
     
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  6. ClownHo

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    major buzzkill for me. there's enough value in the book to make it worth $13, but the orleans MP and the meal discount at Ellis Island were my top 2, by a landslide.
     
  7. Buddha

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    Kelly .... the free buffet for the California will surely be at Main Street Station, its "sister property".
     
  8. Turtleman

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    I may have weighed-in a bit too soon (#3). While the BOGO meal coupon at Ellis Island is no longer, the new "earn 200 points, get a free entrée" may be a decent substitute (depending on any fine print). Namely, we always allow at least an hour of quality bar and VP time before eating anyway. And since earning that many points is a given, we'll probably still get a couple books, like always. I see that Walmart currently has the 2014 book listed for $11.37 with free shipping!
     
  9. ClownHo

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    Nice, that's better than Amazon, although I get mine free, but that's another story.

    I usually only do token gambling (no pun intended) at EI, so I have no idea how easy it is to earn 200 there.
     
  10. Jimbo338

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    Lots of 2 for 1 buffets but not 50% OFF SOLO. I guess our money isn't wanted by casinos. Free rooms doesn't help me as I usually book through a broker s not much more than 50% off at the Flame.

    Jimbo338
     
  11. nuggetboy

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    Love the addition of all the Station buffets and the Garduno's coupon.
    The only one I will really miss is the Flamingo Spa Pass.
    Loved to spend late mornings there relaxing. :faint:
     
  12. raisingoo

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    free buffet for 200 (or 250) points = good deal for VP players

    I welcome the downtown Boyd's properties decision to offer a free buffet for 250 points. Previously, the Gold Coast and Sam's Town (also Boyd properties, but both off-strip) offered this deal for 200 points (and still do). Ellis Island offering it for 200 points is also great, in my book.

    Main Street Station - free buffet after 250 points
    California - same deal (presumably at sister property MSS)
    Fremont - free buffet after 250 points
    Gold Coast - free buffet after 200 points
    Sam's Town - free buffet after 200 points

    Ellis Island - free buffet after 200 points

    If you play video poker and know good strategy, this means your buffet "in theory" costs very little.

    Consider the fact that all six (6) of these properties offer 99.54% Jacks or Better (full pay) *OR* 99.64% Bonus Poker Deluxe (full pay) video poker-- at the quarter level. These games have a very low house edge, when played correctly:

    Jacks or Better full pay house edge = 100% - 99.54% = 0.46%
    Bonus Poker Deluxe full pay house edge = 100% - 99.64% = 0.36%

    Now consider the fact that $1 "coin in" at nearly all video poker machines there (there are some exceptions) = 1 point at all six of these properties. (At some other properties, this is NOT the case, but I know for a fact that there are machines at these properties where this is true-- because I play them.)

    At the quarter level at max coins, you are playing 5 coins * $0.25 = $1.25 per hand.

    To achieve 250 points at, say, Main Street Station, this means $250 coin-in and this equals 200 hands ($250 coin in / $1.25 per hand = 200 hands).

    Now, mathematically (statistically) speaking, in the long-run, a session of quarter Jacks or Better full pay VP based on perfect play with a $250 coin-in loses, on average, the following:

    $250 * 0.46% = $1.15

    (***) So-- your AVERAGE loss to get a free buffet is: One dollar and fifteen cents!

    Surely you value your buffet more than that... this is why these coupons are a good deal.

    Heck, on my next trip, I'll probably go to all six places over 4-5 days and essentially eat close to free... oh, and drink free (another comp is free drinks when playing, of course)... All you got to really pay for is your transportation costs and tips.

    And perhaps, just maybe, you'll hit a royal (or two, or more...!) and you'll be PAID to do it. One can always dream.
     
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    Yea I didn't know how the Boyd properties did their VP points but $1 coin in for 1 point is pretty bad ass. I'll definitely be making use of those buffet offers.
     
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    That's means "good," doesn't it - I'm not sure! I'll be ordering at least two ACG's this evening.
     
  15. HuskerInVegas

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    2014 agc


    Most will honor 50% if eating alone. I've never had a problem with it. And if they do, I tell them my GF dumped me, give them a sad face, and they let me eat at 50% off. Yes, I'm pathetic, but smart.
     
  16. FXT

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    Yes sir :thumbsup:
     
  17. raisingoo

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    Yep, it's good when $1 coin-in = 1 point for video poker.

    Some other properties (CET ones, for example) do give $1 coin-in = 1 point for slots, but need $4 coin-in = 1 point for video poker. This is bad for VP players, as you need to play four times longer for the same amount of points. (Also, CET properties have terrible paytables at the quarter level.)
     
  18. npom

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    I believe CET is $5 coin in on slots and $10 coin in on VP per point.
     
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    It also depends on the "REST" of the formula ... for example :
    >> If a property gives 1 point for $1 coin-in, but then it takes 1000 points to equal $1 value ... that's .1 %
    >> However, even though CET requires $10 in VP to equal 1 point, it then takes only 100 points to equal $1 value ... still .1%
    >> The South Point gives you 1 point for $1 coin-in, but 1000 points equals $3 value ... that's .3%
    >> And here's the one that many people under-estimate ... the Four Queens. Here, it requires $8 coin-in to equal 1 point ... but 40 points to equal $1 value ... which is .3125 % ... even better than the South Point.
     
  20. Jimbo338

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    The way I look at it is that it's another line to stand in. Last time they had the 50% off at the Gold Coast, I waited at the entrance to be told I needed to get a voucher with my coupon, which was at the promotions and a long line to return to a huge line at the buffet. There comes a point where waiting in line fo the better part of an hour just isn't worth the savings......or my business.

    Jimbo338
     
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