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Summer sizzle: Sandia Resort & Casino offers hot specials for the season

Things are heating up this July at Sandia Resort & Casino with hot promotions and entertainment.

Go fish this month for some big winnings during Sandia’s “$250,000 Fishin’ for a Fortune!” promotion every Saturday. Play for a chance to win $250,000 cash. Drawings are held each hour between 1:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturdays this month. All winners go “fishin’ ” for a fortune and are guaranteed to win cash. Add up your entries by playing your favorite slot machines or table games every week for more chances to win.

Sundays in July are time for “Bonanza.” Drawings are held every 30 minutes between 2 and 8 p.m. Earn entries playing your favorite slot machine or table games. Keep playing each Sunday to rack up the entries for chance at $1,000 cash.

Earn your share of $70,000 in free play during the “Lucky 777” promotion on Thursdays and Fridays in July. Hot seat drawings will be held every hour between 1 and 10 p.m. Five winners will be chosen during each drawing.

This is the month for night owls in the bingo hall. Sandia is hosting “Bingo After Dark” during special late-night sessions on July 15 and July 29. Sales open at 10 p.m. Sessions start at 11:15 p.m., with three cash drawings.

Pack your bags for Planet Bingo’s “Chill-Out Alaskan Getaway” during the evening session on July 23. Players have a chance at a trip to Alaska valued at $4,000 or a cash option.

Poker players ante up for tournaments running now through Aug. 30. Weekly tournaments begin at noon on Sundays with a $40 buy-in, $10 entry fee. The Monday Sprint starts at 7 p.m., with a $40 buy-in and a $5 entry fee. The Tuesday Bounty begins at 7 p.m. with a $65 buy in and a $10 entry fee. The Thursday bounty starts at 7 p.m., with a $65 buy-in and a $10 entry fee.

Be part of Four Corners Qualifiers at 7 p.m. through Aug. 30. Win your entry to the Four Corners Championship. One seat will be awarded for every 10 players. There is a $60 buy-in, with a $5 entry fee.

The Four Corners Championship Event One will be held at noon July 22, with a $225 buy-in. Event 2 will be held at noon on Aug. 5 with a $225 buy-in. Event 3 will be held at noon on Aug. 19 with a $225 buy in. The poker room is adding $600 to each tournament. The top three money winners from each Four Corners Series events earn an entry to the Four Corners Championship. The championship will be held Sept. 2, 3 and 4, with a $600 buy-in. The winner receives a customized winner’s bracelet. The top 20 players receive a tournament shirt, and every entry will get a customized tournament card protector.

For more information on Sandia Resort & Casino, call 796-7500 or visit