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Sandia Resort & Casino offers chance to grab bills inside cube

There is still time to get swept up in the “Whirlwind of Cash” this January at Sandia Resort & Casino.

Head over tonight, Saturday, Jan. 27, and Sunday, Jan. 28, to take part in the promotion that could win you some big cash. Drawings will be held at 8 and 10 tonight; 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. One winner will be chosen during each drawing to enter the “cash cube.” The winner will have 15 seconds to catch up to $4,001 flying around in the cube. Win $1,000 if you catch the $1 bill inside. Peaks Reward members can enter a drawing for a chance to be part of the “Whirlwind of Cash” by swiping their member card at any Players Club kiosk. Slots and table game players can earn an additional entry for every 100 base points they accrue. All entries stay in the virtual drum all month long.

Poker players have more incentive to play with Sandia’s “You Play and We Pay” cash-back offer through Jan. 31. Earn cash after you reach 20 hours of poker play. Your cash back will increase the more you play.

On Saturday and Sunday, poker players can enjoy “Late Night Hot Seat Drawings” at 1:30 a.m., 3:30 a.m., and 5:30 a.m. Two winners will be selected during each drawing for cash or points.

Bingo enthusiasts can wrap up the month with Sandia’s “Anniversary Month Bonus” special. The free bonus package is available to players who purchase one of the pre-made packages. Customers purchasing a “Red or Green Enchilada” package will receive a “Halftime Package” at no charge on Tuesday, Jan. 30 and Wednesday, Jan. 31.

A lucky bingo player could win a trip to Miami, valued at $3,000, as part of the “Happy Birthday Bingo” special during the evening session on Saturday.

Lovebirds looking for a romantic evening this Valentine’s Day can celebrate with the “mesmerizing, memorable, musical master” Gary Morris. The international singer and songwriter, best-known for his rendition of the song “Wind Beneath My Wings,” will perform a Valentine’s Day acoustic concert on Feb. 14. The event will feature dinner at 7 p.m., with the show immediately following at 8:30 p.m. in Sandia’s Grand Ballroom. Each couple in attendance also will receive an autographed CD of love songs from Morris. Tickets for the event are $75, plus fees at or at the Sandia Box Office. Later next month on Feb. 16, R&B and soul, singer-songwriter Keith Sweat performs in the Grand Ballroom. Tickets are $40-$50, plus fees at

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



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