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: $40,000 Blarney Bucks Slot Tournament
When: Thursday-Saturday, March 19-21
Format/Entry: $100 entry fee, total prize pool of $40,000 with 1st place winning $12,500. All players win cash, plus the top three scores of each day will win Free Slot Play. Pick up pre-registration tournament information on Thursday, March 19 (3-5 p.m.) for a 1-in-10 chance to win $50 in Free Slot Play. Round one of the tournament takes place on Friday, March 20. Round two of the tournament takes place on Saturday, March 21.

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 Harrah’s Laughlin tournament info, stop by the Promotions Booth located in the non-smoking casino.



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

Tropicana: $2,500 Spin Ferno Slot Tournament Series
When: Tuesdays, March 24 & 31
Prizes: Chance to win Bonus Slot Dollars
Entry: Eligible Trop Advantage members receive one free tournament entry; additional entries for each tournament event may be purchased for $20 each (up to 3 re-buys) or earn 100 points (up to 2 earns) on Trop Advantage Card each tournament date. No more than 6 entries per person per tournament date.
Format: Each week is its own $2,500 Bonus Slot Dollar tournament; play all tournament dates for a chance to win share of $10,000 Bonus Slot Dollars. Tournament play is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; must swipe and present tournament voucher by no later than 4:30 p.m. at tournament area to play. Tournament payout per event: 1st $500 bonus slot dollars; 2nd $250 bonus slot dollars; 3rd $100 bonus slot dollars; 4th-22nd $50 bonus slot dollars; 23rd-50th $25 bonus slot dollars.

Tropicana: $2,500 Wild Card Blackjack Tournament Series
When: Wednesdays, March 18, 25
Prizes: Chance to win up to $1,000 cash
Entry: $10 buy-in, $10 Lightning Round buy-in
Format: Each week is its own $2,500 Wild Card Blackjack tournament. Registration at 9 a.m., table play starts 10 a.m., Lightning Round play starts 1 p.m., Semi-Final Round starts 3 p.m., Wild Card Drawing at 3:40 p.m., Final Table Play starts at 3:45 p.m. Tournament payout per event: 1st $1,000 cash; 2nd $600 cash; 3rd $350 cash; 4th $250 cash; 5th $150 cash; 6th $100 cash; 7th $50 cash. Seating based on availability. must be a Trop Advantage member, see table games 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: $12,500 Lucky Tuesday Slot Tournament
When: Tuesdays, March 24 & 31
Prizes: Up to $300 Free Play
Format/entry: Weekly slot tournaments on Tuesdays in March (10 a.m.-4 p.m.). Each session winner will receive $50 Free Play.The top three overall session winners for every tournament day will receive: 1st $300 Free Play; 2nd $200 Free Play; 3rd $150 Free Play. Visit Player Services for complete details.

Avi: Sunday $500 Keno Tournament
When: Sundays, March 22
Format/Entry: These keno tournaments are held on the Sundays listed above (1 p.m.) and are open to myAdvantage Club members with $20 buy-in. See Player Services for full 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.



For information on Pioneer tournaments, see the Round-Up Club within the casino or call toll free 1-800-634-3469; 702-298-2947 and ask for the marketing department (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.).