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More than hocus pocus: Sky City Casino Hotel scaring up big prizes in October

Football season continues with pigskin related promotions at Sky City Casino Hotel this October.

Play the “2016 Football Picks” cash and free play kiosk game every Sunday and Monday this month. Guests can swipe their players club card at any kiosk for a chance at a portion of more than $47,000 in free play or $5,000 in cash. Patrons receive one swipe at the kiosk after they earn 250 points.

Slot enthusiasts can win some extra play this month during “Red Hot Seat Drawings” on select Monday and Tuesday nights in October. The drawings will be held every half hour between 5 and 9:30 p.m.

Hot seat winners will receive $100 in free play. All you have to do is use your Sky City Players Club card when playing your favorite slot machine.

Sky City Casino Hotel is offering plenty of promotions during October. (Courtesy of Sky City Casino Hotel)

Sky City Casino Hotel is offering plenty of promotions during October. (Courtesy of Sky City Casino Hotel)

Sky City is conjuring up some wicked winnings during its “Hocus Pocus $10 Buy-In Slot Tournament” at 6 p.m. on Oct. 14. Compete with other guests for a chance to be one of the top 12 finalists to win $100 in free play or between $200 to $500 in cash.

The spooky fun continues with the “Freaky, Creepy Jeep Giveaway.” Two winners will be selected from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, Oct. 15 and Oct. 22 as well as at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 29, for a chance to win $100 in free play and qualify for the final drawing on Oct. 29.

One lucky winner will drive away in a 2016 Jeep Cherokee Laredo during the “Freaky, Creepy Jeep Giveaway” final drawing. Guests receive one entry for every 40 points they earn playing their favorite Sky City game using their players card.

Saturdays are for bingo players this month at Sky City during “Bingo’s $1,000 Saturdays.” Bingo guests who have a single cash spend of $15 or more, who use their players card, are eligible to win.

Bingo players also can take part in “Bingo’s Pick A Pumpkin” promotion on Wednesday, Oct. 12, Oct. 19 and Oct. 26. The promotion features $3,000 total cash drawings. Bingo guests who purchase an electronic bingo package, using their players card, are eligible to win up to $500 in cash.

For more information on Sky City, call 888-759-2489 or visit

SANDIA RESORT & CASINO: Sitting on the sidelines is a good thing at Sandia Resort & Casino during its “$100,000 Sideline Saturdays” every Saturday in October.

The promotion is held every two hours between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Earn one ticket when you accrue 50 base points playing your favorite slot game using your Peaks Rewards card.

Table game players earn one ticket when they earn 500 points playing their favorite table games. There will be 10 winners per drawing hour between 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the promotion dates for a chance at $250 free play.

At 7 p.m. winners will be drawn for an opportunity to win $1,000 cash during the promotion dates. Winners must claim their prize within 10 minutes or another name will be chosen.

Today as well as on Oct. 14, Oct. 21 and Oct. 28, patrons can be part of “Freaky Play Fridays.” Earn 500 base slot points from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays this month and receive $10 in slot free play.

Slot players also can enjoy the “One Million Pumpkin Point Hot Seats” promotion on Thursdays this month, including Oct. 13, 20 and 27. Drawings will be held every two hours from 2 to 10 p.m. There will be two winners per drawing who will have a chance at 25,000 bonus Peak Rewards points.

On Sunday, Oct. 9, win your share of more than $1 million in free play during the “$1,000,000 Mystery Match & Win” from 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Peaks Rewards members verify their play symbol, as noted in their mailers, at the Players Club, for a free prize offer and a chance at up to $500 in free play.

Table game players can also join in the haunting fun during “$40K Cauldron of Prizes Hot Seats” on Tuesdays this month including Oct. 11, 18 and 25. There will be two winners drawn every two hours between noon and 8 p.m. Each winner will roll one dice to try to win up to $1,000 in table games free play.

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