Casino Promos Warming Up - May 7, 2012

"Spring promotions, giveaways, tournaments and more..."

The onset of warm weather is good business for northern New Mexico casinos and as summer gets closer, some of the area casinos are ramping up with pre-summer promotions.

Ohkay Casino

For Mother’s Day, the north Espanola area casino is giving away $2,500 in bonus play every Sunday in May. On Saturday, May 12, three lucky persons will win a diamond pendant.

Toys of summer – Three big winners will choose from a selection of summertime toys---ATVs and motorcycles---or a share of $15,000 in cash. The next 30 qualifiers will be drawn on May 26 & the final 30 qualifiers on June 30. Three winners on June 30 will be drawn from the 90 finalists.

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, Ohkay will give away $2,000 in cash in hot seat drawings.

Here are some of the weekday promos at Ohkay:

- Monday-Friday: Free Bonus Bingo Blitz

- Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays: “Spin It 2 Win It” hot seat drawings

Pojoaque Casinos

The two Pojoaque casinos—Buffalo Thunder and Cities of Gold—are featuring the $80,000 “You Pick” Cash, Gas or Free Play.  Preliminary drawings every Thursday, May 3 through  May 24, selected guests will play for cash, gas or free play.  Drawing times are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Five winners will be selected at the beginning of every hour.  Final drawings will take place on Thursday, May 31.

Cities of Gold Promos

$uper $eniors every Monday & Wednesday with slot and table game, guests age 50+ get 3x points, buy-one-get-one free buffet; free slot play drawings.

Buy-one-get-one-FREE entry at the Golden Buffet

Bonus Days, 4x’s points Tuesday May 15, Bonus Free Play Tuesday May 29

Bingo Birthday Sundays, if you have a birthday in May simply present a valid photo ID and your Players Club card and receive FREE electronic Package

BTR Promos

$uper $eniors, same as Cities of Gold.

Blackjack tournaments, every Wednesday, $3,500 8 p.m., $50 buy in with 50 points earned.

Progressive Ultimate Texas Hold’em every day at 10 a.m.

Poker, daily, $6,000 Spring Cash Giveaway, May 14 through  May 28, Drawing times- 2 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m., and 12 p.m.