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El Cortez Hotel & Casino February Promotions & Events

Gaming Promotions                                      

El Cortez Fleece Jacket Giveaways for Jackpot Winners in February

Throughout February, 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 10-cent or high denomination machine or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno will receive a complimentary El Cortez zipper fleece jacket. Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.

Ongoing

Free Play Jackpot Bonus

Club Cortez members can earn $50 in free play for every jackpot of $1,200 or more. All free play bonuses can be redeemed at the slot club.

 

Personalized Website Feature for Club Cortez Members

Club Cortez has unveiled its newest feature for rated members – a personalized URL website for players to keep track of their various offers and promotions.  This feature allows Club Cortez members a fast, simple and easy way to check on their earned benefits. El Cortez is offering this innovative new program through High Impact Direct, a leader in micro player marketing.

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.  See Club Cortez for additional details.

 

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.

 

Casino Events

UFC 169 Watch Party – Saturday, Feb. 1

Catch all of the action of UFC 169 on Saturday, Feb. 1 in the Fiesta Room at El Cortez. Stadium fare will be available for purchase in addition to a cash bar. Tickets will be available at the door. General admission is $20 and half-price admission is offered for all Club Cortez members, UFC Fight Club members and Zappos employees with proof of identification and/or membership.

Big Game Watch Party – Sunday, Feb. 2

Fans can get in the action of the championship football game at El Cortez Hotel & Casino. Tables for groups of four will be available for purchase for $100 at The Parlour Bar. Guests will enjoy great drink and food specials throughout the game at the race & sports book. Hot dogs and Budweiser beer will be available for $1 in addition to other stadium-style fare.

 

The Budweiser Clydesdales at El Cortez – Friday, Feb. 21

From 6:30 – 9 p.m., Budweiser’s legendary Clydesdales will be stabled on Jackie Gaughan Parkway in front of El Cortez. The public is encouraged to visit and admission is free. Drink specials will be available.

Bugsy Siegel’s Birthday Specials – Friday, Feb. 28

Toast to Bugsy Siegel, who owned the El Cortez for a brief six months in 1945, with a $5 Old Fashioned and Cigar special in The Parlour Bar for the day.

 

Karaoke Fridays and Saturdays inside The Parlour

The Parlour inside El Cortez becomes downtown Las Vegas’ go-to destination for karaoke every Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m. throughout February.  From classic hits to today’s chart toppers, brave patrons can entertain their friends and guests during this exciting weekend party.

Award-Winning Elvis Presley Tribute

John Brooks, an award-winning Elvis Presley tribute artist, continues his performance inside The Parlour Bar every Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. throughout February.

Updated Promotions & El Cortez News

Valentine’s Day Candy Giveaway for Jackpot Winners – Feb. 10 -14

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Club Cortez members will receive one free box of candy for every 1,500 points earned February 10-14. Offer good while supplies last. 

Single Long-Stem Roses on Valentine’s Day – Friday, Feb. 14

Couples dining at The Flame Steakhouse on Valentine’s Day, February 14, will receive a single long-stem rose upon entrance.

 

Fresh Stone Crab Special – Now Through May

The Flame Steakhouse offers a weekly, fresh jumbo stone crab dinner special every Friday and Saturday while supplies last. Stone crab is flown in fresh from Florida every week for the Friday and Saturday nightly dinner special, which is available for only $28 per poundand served with cottage fries and coleslaw.

Increase Room Savings with Extended Stays

Receive up to 35% off hotel rooms when booking for extended stay dates. Discount rates will be based on the length of the stay, for a maximum of seven nights. Blackout dates apply. Please call 702.385.5200 for details and reservations.

 

Food and Beverage Promotions

Ongoing

Friends of The Smith Center Enjoy Benefits at El Cortez

El Cortez Hotel & Casino welcomes friends of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts to downtown Las Vegas by extending on-property benefits to show-goers.  Individuals who show an official “Friends of the Smith Center” card or Smith Center show tickets and stubs on the same date as a performance can receive a $10 discount on an entrée at The Flame Steakhouse, a complimentary cocktail inside The Parlour and a complimentary additional night’s stay after booking a one-night stay at El Cortez.

 

$5 Burger and Beer Special at Café Cortez

For $5, guests can enjoy a half-pound Jackie Burger, chips and a 12-ounce domestic draft beer inside Café Cortez. The special is available 24 hours.

Champagne Thursdays in The Parlour

Every Thursday, guests can raise a glass and enjoy $5 French champagne inside The Parlour. 

The Parlour Offers Exclusive Dining Menu

El Cortez serves a special nightly dining menu exclusively available at The Parlour from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

  • Pulled Pork Slider, $9

Slow-braised pork shoulder served on a dollar roll with Creole mayo

  • Barbecue Chicken Slider, $9

Served with fresh coleslaw and Jack Daniel’s barbecue sauce

  • Parlour Melt, $9

Grilled hamburger patty with Swiss cheese and grilled onions served on a dollar roll

  • Grilled Shrimp, $11

Fresh, grilled Gulf shrimp served with a spicy teriyaki sauce

  • Artichoke Spinach Dip, $7

Fresh spinach and marinated artichoke hearts with cheddar and jack cheeses topped with seasoned bread crumbs and served with fresh crostini

  • Fish Tacos, $8

Fried cod filets served on flour tortillas and topped with shredded lettuce and Crème Fraiche

  • Lollipop Wings, $8

Seasoned chicken drumettes fried and served with bleu cheese dressing

  • Steak Fries, $6

House-seasoned thick-cut fries served with chipotle ranch dressing

 

Café Cortez Take-Out Menu

Café Cortez inside El Cortez Hotel and Casino now offers a daily take-out menu available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The take-out menu features a variety of cuisine, such as:

Appetizers: chicken quesadilla, $8.25; Cajun chicken wings, $7.50; shrimp cocktail, $8.50; and more

Salads: Greek Salad, $8.95; Chinese chicken salad, $8.95; and more

Burgers: Jackie’s Burger, $7.95; Swiss burger, $8.50; veggie burger, $7.75; and more

Sandwiches: Deli selects, $7.95; corned beef or pastrami on rye, $8.95; fish sandwich, $7.75; and more

 

Free Klondike Bars for Club Cortez Players

El Cortez Hotel & Casino is helping Club Cortez members satisfy their sweet tooth by serving free Klondike bars for players who hit a jackpot of $25 or more every Wednesday. Klondike bars have been a dessert favorite of Americans since the 1920s. 

About El Cortez Hotel & Casino:

El Cortez Hotel & Casino is the longest continuously operating hotel-casino in Las Vegas and celebrates its 73rd year of operation in 2014. The iconic property can be found in historic downtown Las Vegas at 600 East Fremont St. and is the only casino in the city’s burgeoning Fremont East Entertainment District.  With 300 remodeled hotel rooms, including 10 uniquely themed suites that resulted from the 2010-2011 Design A Suite Downtown Contest, El Cortez offers some of the best accommodations in downtown Las Vegas. In May 2009, the property opened the El Cortez Cabana Suites, a 64-room boutique hotel offering vintage South Beach style in the heart of downtown. The El Cortez casino features full-pay 3-2 single deck blackjack, 10 times odds on craps, state-of-the-art roulette and more than 1,000 slot machines.  El Cortez also offers a full range of sports betting options and is proudly affiliated with the Station Casinos Sports Book. The Las Vegas Review-Journal voted El Cortez “Best Paying Slots” in 2012, “Best Downtown Hotel” in 2009; "Best Blackjack in Las Vegas" in from 2009-2012; "Best Video Poker" in 2008 and "Best Keno in Las Vegas" from 2008-2012.  Dining options at El Cortez include: Café Cortez, The Flame Steakhouse – a vintage favorite among Las Vegas locals, and The Parlour, featuring an exclusive menu of small plates and live entertainment.  The property's other amenities include: Subway featuring Seattle’s Best Coffee,  El Cortez Gift Shop, a full-service beauty salon and a barber shop.  For more information, please call 1-800-634-6703 or 702-385-5200, or visit http://www.elcortezhotelcasino.com/.

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