Packaged Play – Gaming tournaments are a fun way to play casino games. They can offer everything from thousands of dollars in cash prizes with complete room/meals package getaways, to a simple 10-minute competition against a machine. In any case, they add the elements of designated scheduled playing time, competition and often, camaraderie to the gaming mix. The following pages provide information on the tournaments scheduled at Laughlin casinos for the next few months. NOTE: information on tournaments is subject to last minute changes or cancellation; call listed numbers for further details.


Golden Nugget

For Golden Nugget Laughlin tournament info, call 1-800-237-1739; or call a casino host at the VIP Reservations Center at 1-866-714-4185; or email; or see the 24 Karat Club within the casino

Golden Nugget: Gobble the Green Blackjack Tournament
When: Friday-Sunday, Nov. 16-18
Format: Share of $20,000, with 1st place winning $10,000
Entry: $50 entry fee; pick-up pre-registration information Friday, Nov. 16 (3 p.m.-5 p.m.) for chance to win $50 in promotional chips. Tournament play begins Saturday, Nov. 17 (9 a.m.), with $50 re-buy rounds. Play continues on Sunday, Nov. 18.

Golden Nugget: Spin to Win Slot Tournaments
When: Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Format: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (play anytime between 10 a.m.-8 p.m. as long as a tournament machine is open). Ten-minute sessions with winners posted at the Casino Main Cage (on the following day by 10 a.m.); guaranteed minimum of $1,000 awarded each day (if more than 100 players enter, then those above 100 have their fees added to the prize pool—e.g., 150 players for the day will result in a $1,500 total prize pool for that day). Prizes: 1st – 50% of the prize pool; 2nd – 25%; 3rd -10%; 4th through 6th – 5% each.
Entry: $10 for a session (must be a 24K Select Club member); re-buys by earning 60 single-based points (non-promotional) on your 24K Select Club card through regular casino play on the day of play (no limit to number of re-buys but must keep only highest score).


The Hideout

For The Hideout tournament information, call 702-299-0008. The Hideout is located in Marks Plaza on Casino Dr opposite the Pioneer and Golden Nugget

Hideout: Free Video Poker Tournaments
When: Tuesdays (8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)
Format/Entry: Free entry. Prize amount varies with number of entrants with max at $75.



For Tropicana tourney info, call 1-800-343-4533; see the players club center within the casino

Tropicana: Annual Toy Drive Slot Tournament
When: Friday-Sunday, Nov. 23-25
Format/Entry: Spin Ferno slot tournaments donating to the Bullhead City Fire Department’s toy drive, $10 buy-in or donation of new, unwrapped toy (value of $10 or more). Tournament play each day (11 a.m.-4 p.m.). Tournament payout will be made after 8 p.m. each day as follows: 1st $750 Bonus Slot Dollars; 2nd $500 Bonus Slot Dollars; 3rd $250 Bonus Slot Dollars; 4th-13th $100 Bonus Slot Dollars. Coffee, hot cocoa and Christmas cookies provided to tournament entrants each day. See Trop Advantage Center for details.

Tropicana: $15,000 Blackjack Tournament
When: Friday-Sunday, Dec. 7-9
Format: Total prize pool of $15,000 with Final Table awards of: 1st $5,000; 2nd $2,500; 3rd $1,500; 4th $1,000; 5th $800; 6th $700; 7th $500. Rounds played on Saturday (9 a.m.-noon; re-buy round on sale 2 p.m.-3 p.m. with re-buy round starting 3 p.m.); Sunday (9 a.m.-noon). 1st through 6th place finishers, plus the winner of a “Wild Card” drawing, advance to the final table on Sunday (3 p.m.) and 7th-36th place awarded $100 each.
Entry: $50 buy-in includes a Mulligan coupon and a “Wild Card” drawing ticket; free entry with ten hours of tracked table play through Thursday, Dec. 6 entry. Registration on Friday, Dec. 7 (6 p.m.-9 p.m.) in Special Event Registration. Pre-register by calling 1-800-343-4533 and request Promo #7150.



For Avi tournament information, see the Avi Advantage Club booth or call 702-535-5555 or 1-866-INFO AVI (463-6284); or 1-800-378-9284; call Special Events at 1-800-430-0721, ext 5313

Avi: $2,500 Slot Tournaments
When: Every Tuesday
Format: Top score pays $1,000 cash in these Tuesday tournaments (10 a.m.-6 p.m.).
Entry: Must be a member of the myAdvantage Club; cardholders play first round free; unlimited re-buys for $10 or earn 150 same day points. See Player Services for details.

Avi: $1,000 Blackjack Tournament
When: Every Wednesday
Format: $1,000 in cash and prizes awarded in these tournaments held on Wednesdays (4 p.m.).
Entry: Must be a member of the myAdvantage Club. $15 buy-in, $15 re-buy. See Player Services for details.