the D Las Vegas celebrates Kentucky Derby with promotions

Celebrate “the Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” at the D Las Vegas with $10,000 “Pick-the-Winner” Giveaway and Mint Juleps

Earn betting tickets on slots and tables all week, watch and wager on race day with extensive prop. bets


To celebrate “the Fastest Two Minutes in Sports,” the D Las Vegas will hold a weeklong series of Kentucky Derby promotions beginning Sunday, April 29thand culminating in a day of major winning and celebrations Saturday, May 5.


  • $10,000 Pick the Winner Giveaway April 29 – May 5:

When the winning horse is draped in roses on the afternoon of May 5, the D will split $10,000 between bettors who wagered on the winning steed. Winnings are payable in free play or tax-free play-till-you-lose promo chips. Casino guests can win unlimited betting tickets at slots and tables all week and bet on as many horses as they please. Tickets will be awarded for:

  • Every $500 points earned in slots
  • Every $300 buy-in on tables
  • Every natural blackjack on $25 bets
  • Every winning $100 field bet on dice
  • Every $100 wagered in Keno


  • Churchill Downs Comes Downtown Saturday, May 5:

On the day of the Kentucky Derby, the D will recreate the atmosphere at Churchill Downs in downtown Las Vegas. Guests can wager from an extensive menu of Derby prop. bets including a $5,000 Quinella jackpot at Lucky’s Sports Book and watch the race on flat-screen televisions throughout the property.

the D invites bettors and bystanders alike to sip mint juleps, the official drink of the Derby, at LONGBAR for only $6. For all $20 wagers, bettors will collect an official souvenir glass. From the time the shot gun goes off till the first muzzle crosses the finish line, the D is the place to catch all the Kentucky Derby action.


About the D Las Vegas

the D Las Vegas Casino Hotel delivers the fresh, energetic attitude and fun atmosphere synonymous with downtown Las Vegas. Recently voted “Best Video Poker” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the property is currently undergoing a dramatic transformation scheduled for completion in fall 2012. the D will introduce daily live entertainment, one of Vegas’ only two-level casinos; 638 remodeled contemporary rooms and suites; and two high-energy bars – the LONGBAR and the D Bar – situated in the casino and on the Fremont Street Experience, respectively. The property will remain open throughout construction and reveal elements of its new brand over the coming months.


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