New Casino Promotions

75th Anniversary $75,000 Drawing*
Celebrate El Cortez’s 75th anniversary and try your hand at winning 2,000,000 points every Thursday at 7 p.m. now through October. Deposit your virtual tickets in the barrel starting at 8 a.m. Thursdays. Eighteen winners will win each week. One winner will receive 500,000 points; two winners will receive 250,000 points; five winners will receive 100,000 points; and 10 winners will receive 50,000 points. Players will earn one virtual drawing ticket for every 100 slot based points earned every day of the week – with the ability to earn three times the amount of entries on Thursdays. El Cortez will hold a 3,750,000 bonus drawing on Thursday, November 3, 2016, where one winner will receive 1,000,000 points; one winner will receive 500,000 points; four winners will receive 250,000 points; five winners will receive 100,000 points; and 15 winners will receive 50,000 points. *All prizes are awarded in points.

New Casino Events

Yes You Can’t
Love (or hate) Tony Robbins, Dr. Phil and self-help books? Comedian and “World’s Leading Expert on Failure,” Tom Rubin hilariously tells it like it is. Now featuring his one-man show in the Fiesta Room, Tom Rubin will perform Yes You Can’t every Thursday through Monday at 7:30 p.m. for $39.95. Tickets can be purchased at

UFC Viewing Party
Catch all the face smashing action of UFC 202 in the El Cortez Fiesta Room on August 20, 2016. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $30.

New Food and Beverage Promotions

Drink of the Month
Throughout August, enjoy a refreshing Peach Margarita for $5 at all El Cortez bars.

Ongoing Casino Promotions

Jackpot Bonus
Qualifying jackpots of $200 or more will receive a bonus gift. Gifts range from free slot play, gift cards, or the chance to win the monthly prize!

Quarter Roulette
Casino players can enjoy $0.25 entry to roulette with $1 minimums. Available any day of the week!

Paycheck Cashing Special
Club Cortez members who cash any Government Check or Payroll check from any Clark County Gaming property will receive 5 percent of their check in free play, up to $50.

Spinning and Winning
The El Cortez is always introducing new ways to win, and now players can spin and win right at its Club Cortez Kiosks. Players who earn 300 points in a day can activate the wheel on the kiosk, where they can win one of nine great prizes including up to $1,000 in free play.

Saturday Point Fever – The 1,000,000 Point Giveaway at El Cortez
Club Cortez will give away one million points every Saturday throughout August. Ten Club Cortez members will be randomly selected for the opportunity to win 100,000 points every Saturday. Players will receive one virtual drawing ticket for every 200 points earned each day during the week. Club Cortez members can also earn entry multipliers at the Club Cortez kiosks. Players must activate their virtual drawing tickets at the kiosks beginning at 10 am each Saturday.

Wednesday Point Madness
Every Monday from 12 a.m. to Wednesday at 6 p.m., players can earn one entry ticket for each slot base point earned, and be one of 10 lucky winners to receive 50,000 points each week! Earning period is from Monday 12 a.m. to Wednesday 6 p.m. Drawings occur every Wednesday at 6:15 p.m.

Touch Screen Kiosks for Club Cortez Members
In an effort to continue providing innovative ways for Club Cortez members to access account information, El Cortez offers four new touch screen kiosks throughout the casino floor. Members can use the kiosks to find promotional offers and play exciting kiosks games. El Cortez is currently offering four promotions at the new kiosks:

· New Players Sign Up: Earn 500 slot points in the first 24 hours and receive $5 in Free Slot Play.
· Smoke, Sizzle, Slices or Sub: Earn 1,941 points in a day and receive a choice of a free pack of cigarettes, a free Jackie Burger Special, two slices of pizza and a soft drink at Pizza Lotto, or a $6 Subway voucher. Voucher expires in 24 hours of issuance; limit of one redemption per day.
· Birthday Revealer: Direct mail free slot play offer for qualified Club Cortez members.

Don’t Miss Instant Action at the El Cortez
Instant Action allows players to turn earned points into free play without ever having to leave the machines. Instant Action also allows players to activate promotional free play without having to visit the slot club.

Ongoing Casino Events

Weekly Entertainment inside The Parlour Bar
Join The Parlour Bar for live entertainment every Thursday, Friday and Saturday with the Nick G Trio (Thursdays from 6-9 p.m.), Joey Ugarte & The Jazz Vibrations (Fridays from 7-10 p.m.) and Shandell (Saturdays from 7-10 p.m.).

El Cortez News

Enjoy the Classics
It’s El Cortez’s 75-year Diamond Anniversary. Having opened in 1941, El Cortez has driven a beautiful 1941 Cadillac convertible into its lobby to enjoy a relic from the year El Cortez opened.

Cash in your loose change!
Bring those piggy banks and change collections that have been growing in your cup holders. El Cortez will now offer free change redemption for pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters!

Best Blackjack Odds in Las Vegas
Certified “Best Odds in Las Vegas,” Blackjack at El Cortez is by far the best place to try your luck in Downtown, Las Vegas and even the country.

Newly Renovated Rooms
Guests can book a Pavilion Room now with newly renovated restrooms and amenity upgrades!

Life is Beautiful – Friday, September 23 to Sunday, September 25
Dates have been announced for Downtown Las Vegas’ three-day music festival. Book your rooms now for prime festival location before they are gone.

Increase Room Savings with Extended Stays
Receive up to 35 percent off hotel rooms when booking for extended stay dates. Discount rates will be based on the length of the stay, for a maximum of seven nights. Blackout dates apply. Please call 702.385.5200 for details and reservations.

Friends of The Smith Center Enjoy Benefits at El Cortez
El Cortez Hotel & Casino welcomes friends of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts to downtown Las Vegas by extending on-property benefits to show-goers. Individuals who show an official “Friends of the Smith Center” card or Smith Center show tickets and stubs on the same date as a performance can receive 25 percent off an entire meal at Siegel’s 1941 and a complimentary additional night’s stay after booking a one-night stay at El Cortez.

Ongoing Food and Beverage Promotions

The Breakfast Muffin Supreme
El Cortez offers guest a daily English Muffin Sandwich and cup of coffee special for $5 from 11pm to 11am. The English muffin sandwich includes Canadian bacon, smokey bacon, fried egg topped with cheddar and jack cheeses

Daily Double Happy Hour at The Parlour Bar
Happy Hour enthusiasts can now add The Parlour Bar to the list of downtown hotspots with a daily happy hour available from 4 to 6pm and 11pm to 1am. Guests can throwback two-for-one cocktails, $3 Crafthaus pints and half buck (50 cent) wings.

Late Night $8 Jackie Burger and Beer Special
El Cortez guests can enjoy an $8 Jackie Burger, including chips and a 12-ounce domestic draft beer. The Jackie Burger special is available late night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m., unless you have a voucher from the MGT kiosk.

Meal Deals
Every Wednesday at El Cortez diners ages 50 and up get 50 percent off orders from the restaurant’s special menu. Age brings wisdom but wisdom is better with a side of fries. Available for dine-in only.

Half-Off Wine Thursdays
Every Thursday guests who purchase two entrees can receive 50 percent off any bottle of wine.

Champagne Thursdays in The Parlour Bar
Every Thursday guests can raise a glass and enjoy $5 French Champagne inside The Parlour Bar.

Game-Side Dining Available at El Cortez Hotel & Casino
El Cortez players can enjoy the luxury of Gambling Gourmet, game-side dining, which allows guests to no longer worry about deciding between dinner and winning. Guests can enjoy the great food El Cortez has to offer without ever leaving the casino floor. Gambling Gourmet is available every day from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

The Parlour Bar Offers Exclusive Dining Menu
El Cortez serves a special nightly dining menu exclusively available at The Parlour Bar from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

  • Steak Fries ($6), house-seasoned thick-cut fries served with chipotle ranch dressing.
  • Artichoke Spinach Dip ($7), spinach, marinated artichoke hearts mixed with melted cheddar and jack cheeses topped with seasoned bread crumbs and served with fresh crostini.
  • Fish Tacos ($, fried cod filets served on flour tortillas and topped with shredded lettuce and Crème Fraiche.
  • Lollipop Wings ($, fried chicken drumettes served with bleu cheese dressing.
  • Pulled Pork Slider ($9), slow-braised pork shoulder served on a dollar roll with Creole mayo.
  • Barbecue Chicken Slider ($9), served with fresh coleslaw and Jack Daniel’s barbecue sauce.
  • Parlour Melt ($9), grilled hamburger patty with Swiss cheese and grilled onions served on a dollar roll.
  • Grilled Shrimp ($11), seasonal grilled Gulf shrimp served with a spicy teriyaki sauce.

Free Ice Cream Bars for Club Cortez Players
El Cortez Hotel & Casino is helping Club Cortez members satisfy their sweet tooth by giving away free ice cream bars for players who hit a jackpot of $25 or more every Wednesday. Ice cream winnings are redeemable any day of the week.