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The Downs gears up for live racing with a Mustang giveaway

The Downs Racetrack & Casino has plenty of summer fun this June. (Courtesy of The Downs Racetrack & Casino)

Head over to The Downs Racetrack and Casino for a chance to zoom away in a new Mustang this June.

Earn entries all month for a chance to win a 2017 Mustang or one of nine cash prizes. Earn five times the entries every Tuesday and 10 times the entries on June 29 and 30. Make sure you’re present at 10 p.m. June 30 for your chance at the car and cash.

Weekends are reserved for “$12,000 Downs Derby Saturdays” and “$16,000 Slot Tournaments” on Sundays. There will be $3,000 awarded each Saturday this month during the Downs Derby. Virtual race times are 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Saturdays. Each race awards a total pool of $600 in free play to win, place, show and fourth-place finishes. There will be about $4,000 each Sunday this month during The Downs slot tournaments. There will be four tournaments each Sunday with a prize pool of $1,000 each. Tournaments will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 to 4 p.m., 5 to 7 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m. on Sundays this month. Triple Crown Club members can qualify for one or all four.

Early in the week is time for the “$120,000 Match Game” Mondays through Fridays this June. Three winners will be selected during each drawing at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. for their chance at up to $1,000 cash. Winners will choose game pieces until a match is made.

Place your bets during live horse racing, which returns on June 24 and runs through Sept. 24. Post times are at 6:05 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. On Sundays, first post is 1:30 p.m.

Get a fresh farm-to-table dining experience on Thursday, June 22, at The Crown Room. The summertime food tasting paired with summer cocktails begins at 6 p.m. The event is $49 per person. Make your reservations now, because space is limited. Call 767-7180 or visit to save your spot. For more information, visit For more information on The Downs, call 767-7171 or visit

SKY CITY CASINO HOTEL: Celebrate Father’s Day with the “Papa’s Day Free Play Giveaway” on June 18. There will be $4,000 total free play given away. From 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., there will be two winners selected each hour for a chance to win $150 to $500 in free play. Winners will also receive a Lamb Nappa Leather Wallet. Guests will receive one entry into the giveaway with every 30 points earned.

Fridays in June are for “10K Mystery Hot Seat Fridays.” Sky City will host the promotion every Friday this month for a chance at cash and free play drawings. Five winners will be chosen at 10 p.m. to select a mystery envelope to reveal a prize of either $250 in free play or $1,000 in cash. Hot seat winners also will get bonus entries into the “Let’s Go Camping, 2017 Pioneer Trailer Giveaway” on June 24. All you have to do to be eligible is play your favorite Sky City game using your players card.

Sky City presents the “Let’s Go Camping 2017 Pioneer Trailer Giveaway” this June. Two winners will be drawn every half-hour from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 17, and from 3:30 to 7 p.m. on June 24. Players have their chance to win $150 in free play or 50 bonus entries for the final drawing, at 9 p.m. June 24. Guests receive one entry into the giveaway with every 30 points earned playing their favorite Sky City games.

Bingo players can win big bucks this June during “$3,000 Summer Bash of Cash” drawings on Tuesday, June 20. Bingo guests who buy any admission pack of $15 or more for regular bingo, using their players card, are eligible to win $200 cash. For more information on Sky City Casino Hotel, call 888-759-2489 or visit


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