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Wicked good promos: Area casinos are holding Halloween deals through October

Halloween is right around the corner but there is still time to find a costume and enjoy some of the “spooktacular” promotions local casinos have to offer.

Santa Ana Star Casino wants to make you scream with excitement with its special October giveaways and “Haunted Hotel: The Ultimate Halloween Party” at The Stage. Santa Ana Star Casino’s premier nightclub is throwing one of the creepiest celebrations around.

Enjoy your stay at The Haunted Hotel where guests check in but never check out. Dress in your best Halloween costume for a chance at $1,000. Dance the night away with DJ Derrick Anthony from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 31.

Take in all the terrifying festivities from the VIP Sky Lounge or your own VIP section with VIP bottle service by calling 771-5353. Tickets are $35 general admission, $60 couples and $100 Sky Level VIP. For tickets and information, visit

A view of the gaming floor at Santa Ana Star Casino from a balcony at The Stage. (Courtesy of Santa Ana Star Casino)

A view of the gaming floor at Santa Ana Star Casino from a balcony at The Stage. (Courtesy of Santa Ana Star Casino)

Down on the gaming floor, work your way to winning a brand-new truck during “Trackula’s Ford F-150 Giveaway.” Earn entries now through Oct. 31 for every 500 points you accrue on your Star Rewards Club card.

The drawing will be held at 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Ten guests will be chosen during the drawing with nine winning cash prizes and one driving away in a 2015 Ford F-150.

Every Saturday this month get wild during “Bat Crazy Hot Seats.” There will be hot-seat drawings between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. every Saturday. During this time window, two guests will win $75 in free play and special Halloween-themed gift baskets.

Sundays are for football and Santa Ana Star Casino is making sure you get rewarded when you choose winning NFL teams during “Pigskin Picks.” Make your weekly picks this football season and win your share of the weekly $1,000 prize pool.

Star Rewards Club members receive a free entry each week during the regular NFL season. Patrons then make picks of which teams will win during weekly match-ups on a Fast Rewards Kiosk located inside the casino. Every week, the 10 people with the most correct picks will split a $1,000 prize pool.

Santa Ana Star Casino is located at 54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road on Santa Ana Pueblo. For more information on Santa Ana Star Casino, call 867-0000 or visit

SANDIA RESORT & CASINO: Jeepers creepers, Sandia Resort & Casino is holding a “$500,000 Trick or Treat Giveaway” this month.

To be part of the scary, fun action, use your Peak Rewards Club card when playing your favorite slot machines. Winners will extract one game piece at a time and accrue prizes based on the amount shown on the game “Treat” piece. Players can choose up to six game pieces. But, once a “Trick” game piece is chosen, all prizes accumulated are lost.

But, not all is lost. Sandia will award a consolation prize of $25 in free play and patrons can always choose to stop at any point prior to selecting a “Treat” game piece.

Listen up Diamond card members. It pays to play from 1 to 8:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Diamond Card Peak Reward Card members who actively use their Players Club Cards while playing their favorite slot machines will have a chance to win during hot-seat drawings during that time. There will be one winner per drawing time. Drawing prizes range from $250 to $1,000 in free play.

Enjoy Sandia’s Planet Bingo’s “Bundle up with Cash” for both sessions on Saturday, Oct. 24. There will be three drawings for each session for a Sandia Bingo jacket and cash. Cash amounts are $500, $300 and $200.

Next week, take part in the “Trip or Treat” special during the matinee session on Oct. 31. There will be no evening session on that day. The buy-in for level one is $10, which pays $400. The buy-in for level two is $15, which pays $1,000. Play and collect bingo cards now through Oct. 31 for the free game for Bingo’s “Trip or Treat” vacation to Salem, Mass.

Sandia Resort & Casino is located at 30 Rainbow Road NE. For more information, call 796-7500 or visit