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Rollin’ in cash: Buffalo Thunder offering chances to win a truck, SUV or some dinero

Drive away in a new truck or compact SUV this May or maybe walk away with some free cash at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino.

Guests will have a chance to win one of two Chevy Colorado trucks or one of two Chevy Equinox compact SUV during giveaways on May 5, 12, 19, and 26. Earn an entry with every 60 points you accrue playing your preferred Buffalo Thunder game. Earn 10 times the entries and five times the points when you play from 8 a.m. to midnight on Wednesdays in May.

There is plenty of cash to be given away this May at Buffalo Thunder and its sister location Cities of Gold. Win your share of “$50,000” from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays in May. Earn 25 points playing your favorite game using our Lightning Rewards Club Card to be eligible.

Get another chance at cash on Fridays and Saturdays in May. Guests can win their share of $200,000 cash from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Slot machine enthusiasts have a chance to with their share of $60,000 in slot play during the “Moneyland” promotion from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays in May.

Lightning Rewards members who are ages 50 and older can enjoy “Senior Sundays” each week. Seniors can get a hearty start to their Sundays on the cheap with a 99 cent breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sundays at the Pueblo Deli or the Cities of Gold snack bar. In the afternoon, seniors can head out to the gaming floor for special drawings. At 1:30 p.m. seniors have a chance at $50 flash cash, a chance at $100 flash cash at 3:30 p.m., and a chance at $250 flash cash at 5:30 p.m.

Guests who enjoy playing the ponies can place their bets for the Kentucky Derby on May 5 and for the Preakness Stakes on May 19 at the Thunder Race Book located inside Buffalo Thunder.

Country music lovers have a couple of upcoming shows to look forward to at Buffalo Thunder. Country artist Mark Chesnutt will perform on May 11. Chesnutt is one of country musics “most elite entertainers.” He has 14 No. 1 hits, 23 top ten singles, four platinum albums and five gold records, according to Chesnutt’s website. Tickets are $29-$39, plus fees.

On June 1, Sawyer Brown takes the stage. The country band has come a long way since winning “Star Search” in 1983. Since then the band has accumulated plenty of No. 1 songs and music awards. Tickets for the show are $29-$49, plus fees. Tickets for both shows can be purchased at

For more information, call 877-848-6337 or visit

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