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Sky City Casino offers guests an opportunity to learn table games

An exterior view of Sky City Casino Hotel at Acoma Pueblo. (Courtesy of Sky City Casino Hotel)

An exterior view of Sky City Casino Hotel at Acoma Pueblo. (Courtesy of Sky City Casino Hotel)

Summer has finally arrived and there are a few days left in the month to enjoy the hot promotions at several area casinos.

Take a little day trip and head west to Sky City Casino Hotel. Be part of the $10 buy-in slot tournament on Saturday, June 27. Sign up at 2 p.m. and participate in the three-minute sessions from 4 to 6 p.m. Patrons with the highest scores will be called back for the final round and are eligible to win $100 to $400 in free play or $500 cash.

Want to learn how to play some exciting table games? Sky City can help you with that. Sky City Table Games is offering guests an opportunity to learn how to play craps, roulette and blackjack with its “Win Card Promotion.”

Just stop by the guest services desk for a win card voucher and redeem a $20 chip valued at $30. Table game dealers will help you become a table game pro.

Today and every Friday, seniors can enjoy “Nifty Fifty Fridays.” All players who are age 50 and older receive $20 in free play after they earn 400 points playing their favorite games. Seniors also can enter into the $100 cash drawings that are held from 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays. Also, seniors can take $4 off their purchases from the breakfast or lunch menu or buffet.

If you’re new to Sky City Casino, you’re in luck. New club card members get a chance to win $5 to $1,000 in free play when they sign up. For more Sky City promotions, call 888-759-2489 or visit Sky City is located off Interstate 40, exit 102 on Acoma Pueblo.

SAN FELIPE CASINO: Take a short drive north to Algodones and explore San Felipe Casino. You might just be driving away in a new truck or with some extra cash in your pocket. San Felipe is holding its “$125,000 Trucks, Bucks and Bikes” giveaway through Sunday, June 28.

Guests will have a chance at $10,000 cash or a new truck during this June giveaway. Cash drawings will be held Sunday and a bonus drawing will be held at 8 p.m. June 28.

Government workers should head over to San Felipe on Saturday for “Government Employee Day.” The promotion is open to all active and retired military personnel and government employees who will be able to enjoy a two-for-one buffet.

Later on Saturday enjoy the cool country tunes of Rick Trevino. He will be performing at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 27, in the showroom. There is no bad seat in the house and tickets are $20 advance or $25 at the door. But if you’re looking for some entertainment tonight then come on down at 9 tonight for some good music by Whiskey Baby.

For more information on San Felipe Casino, call 867-6700 or visit San Felipe is located at 25 Hagen Road in Algodones.

THE DOWNS RACETRACK & CASINO: The Downs is celebrating the start of a sizzling season with its “Summer Neon Party,” which kicks off at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 27, in the First Turn Lounge. The party will feature black lights, body painting, drink specials and a DJ who will be playing the hottest music.

There also will be a beach body contest with the best male body and best female body winners getting some fun prizes. But the best part of the party is that there is no cover charge.

Now through July 3, guests can earn entries for their chance to win a brand-new Camaro or big bucks. Players club members earn one drawing ticket for every 50 points they earn playing their favorite games. The big drawing will be held at 10 p.m. on July 3. There will be nine cash winners and one lucky winner of an awesome Camaro.

Patrons also can be part of the “$100,000 Match Game” weekdays. Drawing times will be held at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Three winners will get their chance at winning up to $500.

On Sunday, June 28, be part of the “$6,000 Instant Hit” where there is a cash pool of $1,500. The promotion has been going on throughout the month, but Sunday is your final chance to be part of the fun promotion that takes place at 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sunday. Also on Sunday is the “$6,000 Downs Derby.” That promotion will be held at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. with $1,500 free play prize pool up for grabs.

For more information on The Downs, call 767-7171 or visit The Downs is located at Louisiana and East Central in Albuquerque.