Casino Events Vegas StrEATs Festival – April 9 El Cortez will host the second Vegas StrEATs food-truck festival on the Jackie Gaughan Parkway from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturday, April 9. Vegas StrEATs will become an official monthly event at the El Cortez to be held on the second Saturday of each month. Food trucks participating in the event include Slidin’ Thru, Fukuburger, Sloppi Jo’s, Tasty Bunz, Curbside Café, Snow Ono Shave Ice, Island Breeze, Cheesesteak Truck and more.
Presented by El Cortez, Slidin’ Thru and Insert Coin(s) VideoLounge Gamebar, Vegas StrEATs will bring food, live art and music to the Fremont East Entertainment District. Drink specials throughout the festival include $2 Bud and Bud Light draughts, $3 Jameson Irish Whiskey shots, $3 Jagermeister shots and $2 Pepsi products.
Free Play for Jackpot Winners in April Throughout April, Club Cortez players winning a jackpot of $200 or more on a slot machine, a $200 or more jackpot on a video poker five-cent or lower denomination machine, a $300 or more jackpot on a video poker ten-cent or high denomination machine or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno will receive $10 to $1,000 in free play. All jackpot winners will also receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night 40” LCD HDTV giveaway and $2,000 cash prize drawing. Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.
Free Slice of Fresh Marie Callendar’s Strawberry Pie– April 9 El Cortez Hotel & Casino will serve free slices of fresh Marie Callendar’s strawberry pie for all Club Cortez members on Saturday, April 9 from noon to 6 p.m. Club Cortez members can enjoy the treat game side while playing slots and table games.
Free See’s Candy – April 17-24 El Cortez is giving away one free box of See’s Candy or Passover candy to Club Cortez players for every jackpot of $200 or more from April 17 to 24 (while supplies last).
Cash is King Earning Months – April and May The El Cortez will hold four Cash is King Drawings in 2011. The second drawing will be held on Saturday, June 18 at 3 p.m. Club members will received one entry ticket for every 5,000 points they earn throughout April and May. Please see Club Cortez for additional information.
Fresh Stone Crab Special The Flame Steakhouse features jumbo Stone Crab flown in fresh from Florida every week for the Friday and Saturday nightly dinner special. The Stone Crab special is available for only $28 per pound and is served with cottage fries and coleslaw.
Food and Beverage Promotions Ongoing
Café Cortez Dinner Specials Visit Café Cortez for prime rib dinner for only $7.95. Meal includes choice of soup or salad. Café also offers a fajita dinner for just $8.95. Try the new vegetarian offerings including a veggie burger, veggie fajita and veggie Chow Mein. Café Cortez also offers a full Chinese menu served from 4 to 10 p.m.
Graveyard Specials Café Cortez serves a limited graveyard menu Sunday through Thursday from 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. Specials include: · Two eggs with choice of bacon or sausage, breakfast potatoes and toast for $4.75 plus tax. · Ham and two eggs, breakfast potatoes and toast for $7.25 plus tax.
Bar Specials Martini Madness – daily 2-for-1 happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. – at all casino bars (martini menu only).
Receive Up To 75 Percent Off Using Club Cortez Points Club Cortez members can receive up to 75 percent off when using Club Points for meals at The Flame Steakhouse, Café Cortez or Gambling Gourmet. The percentage off the price of the meal is based on membership level.
Gaming Promotions Ongoing
Don’t Miss Instant Action at the El Cortez Instant Action allows players to turn their points into free play without ever having to leave their machines. Instant Action also allows players to activate promotional free play without having to visit the slot club.
Free Daily Slot Tournament – now automated 24 hours a day Any Club Cortez member earning 500 Club Points in a single day is eligible to play in the daily slot tournament the following day. Available 24 hours a day, players insert their Club Cortez card in any tournament machine, play the session and check their standing beginning at 10 a.m. the following day. New Club Cortez members staying at the El Cortez also get a complimentary entry into the slot tournament. Highest daily tournament point winner receives $250, the second highest receives $150 and the third highest $100. The daily top ten players receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night 40” LCD HDTV giveaway and $2,000 cash prize drawing. See Club Cortez for additional details.
Weekly Saturday Night 42” LCD HDTV & $2,000 Cash Prize Drawing Club Cortez players have an opportunity every week to win a 42” LCD HDTV or one of four $500 cash prizes every Saturday. During the week, players winning a jackpot of $200 or more on a slot machine, a $200 or more jackpot on a video poker five-cent or lower denomination machine, a $300 or more jackpot on video poker ten-cent or higher denomination machine, or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno are awarded one entry for the Saturday night drawing at 8 p.m. Winners have two minutes to claim their prizes at the Club Cortez Booth from the time each winning ticket is drawn. Please see Club Cortez for additional information.
Weekly High Noon “Wheel and Deal” Drawing Club Cortez players have an opportunity every week to win $500, $300, $200 or $100 in promotional chips. There will two $100 prizes offered in total for fourth and fifth place. During the week, entry tickets in the drawing can be earned during blackjack, roulette and baccarat. During blackjack, tickets are distributed to players when the dealer receives a blackjack, during roulette, tickets are distributed to players when a 0 or 00 is hit, and during baccarat, players receive a ticket every time a “tie” hand is dealt. Double tickets will be given to players every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Players can only win one prize per drawing. There is no limit to the number of entries a player may submit. Winners are drawn every Saturday at 12 p.m. Winners have two minutes to redeem their prize. Promotional chips may be placed on any even money bet on blackjack, roulette or baccarat. Please see Club Cortez for additional details.
About El Cortez Hotel & Casino Constructed in 1941, El Cortez Hotel & Casino, an anchor property in the Fremont East Entertainment District, is located in historic downtown at 600 East Fremont Street. With 300 newly remodeled hotel rooms, El Cortez features full-pay 3-2 single deck 21, 10x odds on craps, state-of-the-art roulette and over 1,000 slot machines. In May 2009, the property opened its Cabana Suites, a boutique style hotel offering a 1950s Miami feel in the heart of downtown. El Cortez is proudly affiliated with Michael Gaughan’s South Point Sports Book. The Las Vegas Review-Journal voted El Cortez “Best Downtown Hotel” in 2009, “Best Blackjack in Las Vegas” in 2007, 2009 and 2010, “Best Video Poker” in 2008 and “Best Keno in Las Vegas” in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010. Dining options at El Cortez include: Café Cortez and The Flame Steakhouse. The property’s other amenities include: Subway, Dreyer’s Ice Cream Shop, Seattle’s Best Coffee, El Cortez Gift Shop and a full-service beauty and barber shop. The property is currently completing more than $25 million in improvements and renovations. For more information, please call 1-800-634-6703 or 702-385-5200, or visit www.ecvegas.com.