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Sep 1, 2022 3:21:00 PM5 min read

Celebrate the advent of fall with exciting new gaming promotions, tournaments and drawings at Grand Sierra Resort

RENO, Nev. (Sept. 1, 2022) – Put summer in the rearview mirror and usher in a new season of winning with the grand finale of the $100,000 Buried Treasure Bonanza and a fresh lineup of casino events at Grand Sierra Resort (GSR). Players don’t want to miss out on becoming a member of the Infinity Rewards program. Cardholders are eligible to receive unique benefits at both GSR and SAHARA Las Vegas, receive personalized offers and enjoy one-of-a-kind access to everything the resorts have to offer.

$100,000 Buried Treasure Bonanza Grand Finale 

The hunt for hidden fortunes is wrapping up with the long-awaited conclusion of the $100,000 Buried Treasure Bonanza – Infinity Rewards Members can keep raking in entries until Saturday, Sept. 3. at 11:59 p.m. The final weekly drawing of this lucrative bonanza will take place on Friday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. – prizes range from $100 to $1,000 in free play. The spectacular Grand Finale will take place on Saturday, Sept. 3 and will feature three drawings (8 p.m., 10 p.m. and midnight) with incredible prizes including free play ranging from $100 to $250 and cash prizes ranging from $5,000 to $20,000. Drawing entries must be activated by swiping at any promotional kiosk within one hour of each drawing time. Guests must be present to win and will have three minutes to claim the prize.

$2,000,000 Tailgate Drawings

Score big this football season with the $2,000,000 Tailgate Pick ‘Em Drawings on the casino floor. Infinity Rewards Members can start earning entries on Friday, Sept. 2 at 4 a.m. for a chance to win free play and up to $50,000. Five winners will be announced every Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., and guests can earn double entries every Wednesday and Sunday. The earning period ends on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 10 p.m., but the action doesn’t stop there – five additional winners will receive $1,000 in free play during the Bonus Finale Hot Seat Drawings at 11 p.m. Visit any promotional kiosk to activate drawing entries; guests must be present to win and will have three minutes to claim their prize. 

$10,000 Raining Diamonds Slot Tournament 

Diamonds are a player's best friend. Infinity Reward Members can enter the $10,000 Raining Diamonds Slot Tournament for a chance to win up to $3,000. Guests may participate anytime between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at the designated slot tournament area on Monday, Sept. 5. Scores from the two minute tournament sessions will be ranked from highest to lowest – a list of winners will be available approximately one hour after the final session. Guests can visit any promotional kiosk to receive their entry voucher. All Infinity Rewards members can earn up to three additional entries for 100 base points.

Wheel of Fortune Spin & Win Tournament

Spin the Wheel of Fortune for a chance to drive home in a brand new car. The Wheel of Fortune Spin & Win Tournament qualifier will run every Sunday from Sept. 11 through Oct. 13 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participants receive one entry for every fifty base points earned during the earning period. The winner from each qualifier round will score $500 in free play and secure a finalist spot at the Wheel of Fortune Grand Finale where one lucky winner will receive the grand prize – a 2022 Ford Bronco. During the finale on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 11 p.m., all ten finalists (plus ten additional winners) will have a 1 in 20 chance of winning the 2022 Ford Bronco or $35,000 cash.

All qualifiers will be presented with a 20-letter word or phrase and will select a letter – behind one letter the grand prize will be revealed. The remaining finalists will receive $1,000 in free play. Infinity Rewards Members can visit any promotional kiosk to receive their one free entry voucher; participants may play a single two-minute session during the tournament and may only win one prize.

Wicked Wheel Fire and Ice Free Spin

Break the ice and turn up the heat with a free spin! Be one of the first 500 participants to win one free max bet spin on the Wicked Wheel Fire and Ice game. Stop by any promotional kiosk to receive a free spin voucher on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free spin prizes will only be awarded if $4.80 or more is won on the free spin. If there is not a $4.80 or more payout, the winnings will remain on the machine and continue to grow until a $4.80 payout or more hits.

Pitch Fridays Blackjack Tournament

Test your Blackjack skills every Friday at High Limit with Pitch Fridays Blackjack Tournament. Infinity Rewards Members are invited to test their blackjack skills for the chance to claim the top prize of $2,500 with additional prize money structured out to fifth place. Entry into the tournament is $100 cash or casino chips with the option for a dealer add-on of $10 for 500 additional tournament chips. Preliminary sessions will be held at 6 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. with the top winner from each table advancing; a wild card drawing will be held immediately following the conclusion of the 7:30 p.m. session. After the preliminary sessions and wild card drawing, a single winner will be selected to advance to the semi-final round at 8:15 p.m. with an additional wild card drawing immediately following the conclusion of the semi-final round. Finally, one lucky winner will be selected to advance to the final round for a chance to win serious prize money. Limit one dealer add-on per entry. All funds go to the dealers – nothing will be added to the prize fund. No tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 2. 

Twenty-Twenty Twosdays Slot Tournament

Tuesdays will bring the fun all year with the $2,200 Tuesday Slot Tournament. Join Grand Sierra Resort every Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in 2022 for a chance to win a top prize of $500 in free play. Each tournament is two minutes long; winners will be determined by rank of scores highest to lowest. Registration will be at the registration desk at the Tournament Area in Crystal Lounge. Entry is complimentary with Infinity Rewards invitation or 25 earned base points.

Thursday Point Multipliers

Earn more points on Thursdays. With Infinity Rewards, players earn multipliers every day just for being a rewards member. Every Thursday, players can take away even more points – anywhere between 2X points and 12X points depending on their card level. Members should visit any promotional kiosk to redeem the offer.

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