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: Moonlight Madness Blackjack Tournaments
When: Every Friday
Format: Each Friday (8 p.m.) with a $500 guaranteed first place prize. All entry fees added to prize pool with prizes of percentages of entry fees awarded to 2nd-6th place finishers.
Entry: $15 buy-in ($13 entry fee and $2 administration fee). Registration sign ups in the table games area (starting at 7:30 p.m. each Friday; first round begins 8 p.m.). Players can join tournament as many times as they like as long as seats are available. Complete rules and details available in the table games area.

Golden Nugget: Spin to Win Slot Tournaments
When: Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Format: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (play anytime between 7 a.m.-10 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—eg., 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 Harrah’s Laughlin tournament info, stop by the Promotions Booth located in the non-smoking casino.

Harrah’s: $5K A Day slot Tournament
When: Friday-Sunday, March 30-April 1
prizes: $5,000 Reel Rewards each tournament day, 1st place $1,500 Reel Rewards; 2nd place $750 Reel Rewards; 3rd place $400 Reel Rewards; 4th-6th place $250 Reel Rewards; 7th-10th place $150 Reel Rewards; 11th-20th place $100 Reel Rewards.
format/Entry: Total Rewards members may buy in for $15 cash or 1,500 Reward Credits each day.Day one tournament play registration is at promotions booth on Friday, March 30 (4 p.m.-6 p.m.) with play at tournament area (6:30 p.m.); Day two tournament play registration is at the promotions booth on Saturday, March 31 (10 a.m.-noon) with play at tournament area (12:30 p.m.); Day three tournament play registration is at the promotions booth on Sunday, April 1 (10 a.m.-noon) with play at tournament area (12:30 p.m.); prize distribution takes place after the conclusion of tournament play each day, prizes must be claimed by 3 p.m. on Sunday. See promotions booth for details.


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

Tropicana: $10,000 Spin Ferno Slot Tournament
When: Sunday, March 31
Format/Entry: $10,000 Bonus Slot Dollars & Cash Slot Tournament; Trop Advantage members receive one free entry into tournament; up to two re-buys may be purchased for 100 points or $20 each. Tournament play Saturday, March 31 (11 a.m.-5 p.m.). Tournament payout will be made after 8 p.m. as follows: 1st $2,000 cash; 2nd $1,000 cash; 3rd $750 cash; 4th $500 cash; 5th-8th $250 cash; 9th-17th $100 cash; 18th-88th $50 Bonus Slot Dollars; 89th-100th $25 Bonus Slot Dollars; swipe at promotional kiosk for tournament voucher by 4 p.m., must redeem at slot tournament area no later than 4:45 p.m. See Trop Advantage Center for details.



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: Sunday $500 Keno Tournament
When: Sunday, April 8
Format/Entry: These keno tournaments are held on the Sundays listed above (1 p.m.) and are open to myAdvantage Club members. The $20 buy-in gets you 20 games. Prize money is as follows: 1st $250; 2nd $125; 3rd $75; 4th $50. Sign-ups begin when the Keno Counter opens in the morning. See Keno Counter for complete details.

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 myAdvantage Club 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 myAdvantage Club for details.