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FeatureTitle-GrandGiveawaysPower Giveaways, Lucky Tickets, Visa cards, Home Makeovers, Trips, a Mini-Cooper convertible and an ultimate chance for $1 million are just a few of the incredible giveaways Southern California casinos offer their players in September. Fun giveaways are part of a very welcome casino tradition, so make sure you are a players club member in all the casinos you play, so you won’t miss out. In any given month, casino giveaways are great events, but this month, they are simply grand — and in some cases, 1 grand, 15 grand, 25 grand and 100 grand! 

Barona-RapidFireLogoIn TGI Thursdays at Barona Resort & Casino, win up to $25,000 in cash every Thursday in September! Every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. one Club Barona member will be selected randomly to win a $1,000 Power Giveaway. Plus, earn one virtual drawing entry for every 250 points earned from 12 a.m. Monday to 9 p.m. Thursday. The Grand Prize Drawings will be held at 11 p.m. at the Hayloft Stage. Three Club Barona members will win $5,000 and one will win $25,000 — and you don’t have to be present to win! Plus, every Sunday in September, in Barona’s fantastic Rapid Fire, from 3 p.m. to midnight, a qualified Club Barona member will win $1,000 every 15 minutes. Just earn 500 mypoints that day to qualify.

And from September 28th through October 30th, you could win $20,000 (or more) in cash playing the Barona Lottery every Tuesday at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Earn 250 mypoints in a single day to receive your daily ticket, and then pick your numbers (or let the Barona Lottery pick numbers for you). You could win up to $20 instant cash. The lottery drawings will be held every Tuesday in October at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., and you must be present to win. If the progressive jackpot is not claimed on October 30th, a Second Chance Drawing will take place at 9 p.m. 

ACCRS-MarathonofCashLogoAt Aqua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, there’s still time to win some of the $250,000 Marathon of Cash Giveaway. On August 12th, Paradise Rewards Club members won big—see page 16 for their happy faces and checks, including a $75,000 winner! And on September 30th, there’s more cash and free play to win. Paradise Rewards Club members earn free entries daily, and earn additional entries through play. Plus, you can earn 5x entries Mondays and Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to midnight. Receive 100 bonus entries by playing from 9 a.m. to noon on September 30th. And at both Agua Caliente Casino and Spa Resort Casino, you will not want to miss the Ultimate Million Dollar Football Challenge. From September 4th through December 31st, Paradise Rewards Club members have a shot at daily $100,000 drawings, plus a chance to win the $1,000,000 grand prize or a trip to the Big Game. Pick the most winning teams each week and win a share of $5,000 cash and prizes. Grand prize winners will be announced on January 1st. See Paradise Reward Club for more information.

Sycuan-RoadtoRichesLogoSycuan Casino began 2012 with a fantastic new adventure giveaway, Road to Riches. Make sure you travel the Road to Riches each month at Sycuan and win your share of $1,300,000 in prizes! An all-new adventure begins every month. Every Monday in September, win up to $2,500 cash or a romantic vacation for two to Cancun during hourly drawings from 10 a.m. to midnight. Earn 10 Club Sycuan points for your daily entry, and earn additional entries by playing slots, table games, bingo or poker! Winners also receive a Golden Passport entry ticket for the year-end $100,000 grand prize drawing! With a new destination each month, Club Sycuan players have had the chance to win vacations all over the world, including Venice, Athens, Paris, Tahiti, the Caribbean, Dublin, Rio de Janeiro, and Shanghai! Where will the Road to Riches lead to next month? 

SRC-LBPYB logo2At Spa Resort Casino, the generous General Manager, Bill Duke, wants to pay your bills! He really does! In Let Bill Pay Your Bills, earn electronic entries daily, and you can earn 2x entries Wednesdays and Thursdays. $25,000 cash drawings will be held on Sunday, September 9th, where every hour from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. $1,000 will be given away. And the Grand Prize winner will receive $15,000. See Paradise Rewards Club for details and make sure you’re there. 

VVC-Tan MiniCooperAt Valley View Casino & Hotel, check out the new Mini Cooper Giveaway! Win a brand new Mini Cooper Convertible—including all sales tax and licensing fees. Pick up entries exclusively at BMW of San Diego or Mini of San Diego, then bring your entries to the Valley View Casino & Hotel Players Club to be entered to win. The Mini, cash, and other exciting prizes will be awarded on Tuesday, October 30th. The Mini Cooper is not the first car that Valley View Casino & Hotel is giving away. Since 2010, Valley View Casino & Hotel has been partnering with local dealerships for similar promotions, awarding luxury car models such as the BMW 328i, Audi A4, Chevrolet Camaro, and Mazda CX-5. During each giveaway, Valley View Casino & Hotel pays for taxes and licensing fees so that the car is truly free to the winner. And, if winning a brand new car isn’t a big enough thrill, what about winning hundreds of thousands of dollars? $1,000,000 Colossal Coin, Valley View Casino’s mystery progressive jackpot, could be life-changing. That’s right , you could win up to $1,000,000 just for playing one of the 2,000 exciting slots at Valley View Casino. The Colossal Coin jackpot is over $520,000 at press time. Who will be the next big winner?

HR-VisaGiftCardLogoOn September 10th, at Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort, there’s TENSANITY, where Total Rewards members receive one free drawing entry and earn one additional entry for every 10 Tier Credits earned from 6 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Every hour from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., one name will be drawn every 10 minutes to win $1,000 cash. That’s a lot of grands! And on September 15th and 16th, guests will receive a $25 Visa Reward Card or slot play for every 400 Gift Bucks. Guests receive one Gift Buck for every one Tier Credit earned playing slots or table games, and for every two Tier Credits earned playing video poker. The earning period is from 6 a.m. on September 15th through 8:30 p.m. on September 16th. Guests may pick up their Reward Cards or slot play from 1 p.m. t0 9 p.m. at the Bus Center. See Total Rewards for more information.

FS-LuckyTicketTextLogoAnd this month, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is rolling out its latest and greatest cash giveaway ever, the $200K Lucky Ticket Giveaway! The promotion began the end of August and coincides with the start of a multi-month renovation project planned at Fantasy Springs. The $200k Lucky Ticket Giveaway is taking cash promotions at the casino to a whole new level. You can play to win every Wednesday and Saturday in September. Just swipe your Fantasy Rewards Club card at a kiosk and pick 6 numbers. Then, at designated drawing times, if 3, 4, 5 or 6 of your numbers match the numbers drawn, you win. If 3 of 6 numbers are matched, winners receive $10 in free slot play; 4 of 6 matches pays $100 in free slot play; 5 of 6 matches pays a minimum $1,000 cash with the prize growing $100 at each drawing until it is won; and 6 of 6 matches pays $100,000 cash! Plus, each time you redeem a winning ticket, you will earn an entry into the guaranteed $100,000 cash giveaway. On Sunday, November 18th, 12 names will be drawn and each of winners will choose a suitcase containing a cash prize. Eleven of the 12 will receive $1,000 cash, and one lucky winner will receive a guaranteed $100,000 in cash! 

Casino Pauma is getting a fantastic makeover! Get ready for an amazing renewed Casino Pauma that will be even more comfortable and more beautiful with new restaurants and amenities, including a brand new buffet, and VIP area. And you can share in the thrill of Casino Pauma’s renovation with the $500,000 Home Makeover Giveaway!  Each month Casino Pauma is opening the door to exciting prizes including: kitchen appliances, big-screen tvs, living room furniture, outdoor patio furniture, gas grills, complete room makeovers—and more! It all builds up to the big $100,000 Grand Re-Opening Finale where you could win a Complete Home Makeover! September is Grills & Bills Month. Palm Club members earn entries daily, (1 entry for every 7 points), and earn 3x entries every Monday. On Sundays, September 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th, every half-hour from 2:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., one winner will win a deluxe gas grill ($1,000 value) or $500 cash. See Palm Club for complete details. 

Pauma-500kMakeoverLogoCasino Pauma loves hot seats, and in September, get ready to sizzle. Labor Day $500 PaumaPlay Hot Seats start off the month. On Labor Day, Monday, September 3rd, one winner will be selected every hour from 11 a.m. through 9 p.m. to receive $500 in PaumaPlay. Just play with your Palm Club card inserted, and it could be you. And in the Sizzling Hot Seat Bonus on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays in September (excluding September 3rd), you could be one of four winners of $100 PaumaPlay anytime between 8 a.m. to noon, noon to 4 p.m., 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., or 8 p.m. to midnight. PaumaPlay prizes will be valid for 48 hours.  There’s even a Late Night Hot Seat Bonus, where every Friday night in September, play with your Palm Club Card and you could be selected randomly to win $250 PaumaPlay at 11:30 p.m., $500 PaumaPlay at midnight, $750 in PaumaPlay at 12:30 a.m. or $1,000 cash at 1 a.m.

CashstackMake sure you check out all the September giveaways at  featured casinos on pages 30 and 33. There’s an exciting crop of new fall promotions, including football fun (on page 4) where you can win big cash and even tickets to the Big Game and so much more. Meanwhile, make sure you get some of the grand giveaways this month!

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