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Truckin’ on: Sandia Resort & Casino giving away Ford Raptor, cash, free play

Sandia Resort & Casino is giving away a new truck with its “Raptor Giveaway.” (Courtesy of Sandia Resort &Amp; Casino)

Pump things up with a new truck this fall at Sandia Resort & Casino.

All Peak Rewards cardholders can participate in free play and cash drawings every Saturday in October and Nov. 2 and 9, during the “Raptor Giveaway” promotion. Drawings will be held at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Guests can win from $250 free play to $2,500 in cash. Base, Crest, and Summit level cardholders can take part in free-play and cash drawings at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Nov. 9, for a chance at $250 free play to $2,000 cash. One lucky patron will win a Ford Raptor truck. Peak and Pinnacle cardholders can win from $500 free play to $2,500 cash on Nov. 9. Their drawings will be held at 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. One Peak or Pinnacle level guest will win a Ford Raptor at 9:30 p.m.

Stack up on entries on Sundays, when players earn 10 times bonus entries. Swipe your Peak Rewards card at any promotional kiosk and receive one free entry. Receive one additional drawing ticket for every 25 base points earned during the promotion period playing your favorite slots or table games.

Sandia patrons can join in on the “$225,000 Gridiron Glory Giveaway” now through Jan. 17. Make a weekly pick to win your share of $9,500 in weekly cash prizes. Peak Rewards members receive one free entry pick per week. Guests can earn an additional entry each week when they accrue 100 base points. Patrons pick their predicted winners for two predetermined games and the total combined score of one these games each week from Tuesday at 1 p.m. until 10:30 a.m. Sunday. An additional wild card winner will be selected every Tuesday to win $500 in cash.

Also as part of the “Gridiron” promotion, five names will be drawn once a month from October to January for their share of over $4,000 in free play and cash. Final drawings will be held at 9 p.m. Jan. 17. Ten names will be selected to win their share of more than $40,000 in cash and prizes. Play your preferred Sandia slots and table games to be eligible each week and increase your chances to win.

Pack your packs and get ready to “Jet Set & Roll” this October. Sandia is giving you an opportunity to get away during this vacation package promotion. Drawings will be held every hour between 7 and 9 p.m. Oct. 25. Four winners will be selected every hour. Play your favorite slot or table games to be eligible. Swipe your Peak Rewards card at any promotional kiosk to receive one free entry into the drawings to win a vacation package to an exciting destination or $500 free play or $1,000 in cash.

Have some scary fun during the “Halloween Hot Seats” promotion this month. Drawings will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 and 31. One winner will be picked every half-hour for a chance to win $500 to $3,750 in free play.

Head to Planet Bingo for the “Monster Mash of Cash” promotion on Saturday, Oct. 19, and Oct. 26, during the matinee and evening sessions. There will be two drawings each session. Prizes include $300 cash, $200 in slot free play and two bingo packages. Bingo players with a Peak Rewards card will receive one drawing ticket with their bingo buy-in.

Planet Bingo is giving you the opportunity to win an Island of the Dolls Mexico Trip on Oct. 27 during the evening session. Collect cards now through Oct. 27. Guests will receive one card with the purchase of Planet Bingo’s Multi-Progressive game buy-in. Have a great creepy time playing the “Halloween Day – 15 Game” on Oct. 31 during the matinee session. There will be three drawings to win up to $3,000 cash, $100 slot free play and two bingo certificates.

Don’t get spooked just win big during the “Headless Horseman Bounty Tournament” on Oct. 30 in the Poker Room. The tournament begins at 7 p.m. There is a $90 buy-in and a $10 entry free. There is a $10 add-on for 5,000 chips. Get an additional 5,000 chips added when you wear a costume. There will be $800 added to the prize pool and up to $800 cash in bounties. There will be one $100 bounty for every table.

Hot Seat drawings will be held every Tuesday and Thursday through Oct. 24 in the Poker Room. Drawings will be done at 12:30, 2:30, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Players get an opportunity to win their share of $16,800 in cash, slot free play or Peak Rewards points. It’s the players’ responsibility to make sure they are clocked in. Players must be Peak Rewards members to participate in the promotion.

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

Rozanna M. Martinez


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