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GSR Feb 3, 2022 1:53:15 PM 4 min read

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino brings the heat this August with exciting gaming promotions, drawings, and giveaways

RENO, Nev. (July 28, 2021) – Soak up the summer fun this August at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) with sizzling gaming promotions, drawings and giveaways. Players won't want to miss out on becoming a member of the Infinity Rewards program. Cardholders are eligible to receive unique benefits, personalized offers and enjoy one-of-a-kind access at both GSR and SAHARA Las Vegas to enjoy everything both resorts have to offer. 

Hot August Nights 

During the first week of August, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) is proud to participate in Hot August Nights as an official event venue for the annual week-long car show. Hot August Nights will host show-n-shine competitions along with outdoor entertainment performances at Reno’s largest resort, while GSR will run festival-themed slot tournaments and performances from renowned musicians inside the Grand Theatre. 

$10,000 Classic Cherry Show-n-Shine

Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 3 through Saturday, Aug. 7 participants from all over the United States will fill the GSR parking lot with wistful and beloved cars from the past. Contestants will show off their vintage vehicles for a chance at daily prizes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The daily “Best of Show” winner receives $500 and four runners up will win $250. On Saturday, judges will select the “Grand Overall Best of Show” who will take home $4,000. 

Entertainment at The Garage

Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 4 through Saturday, Aug. 7, guests can enjoy the ultimate Hot August Nights experience at The Garage from 4:30 pm. to 9:30 p.m. Presented by D&S Tow Inc., The Garage allows guests to enjoy preferred seating during Hot August Nights entertainment at GSR. This 21+ area will allow guests to enjoy complimentary drinks and pub snacks in comfort and style. Day passes start at $50, and all week VIP passes begin at $300. Limited tickets are available for Tuesday, Aug. 3 and can be purchased by calling 775-356-1956.

Live Entertainment on The Outdoor Stage

DJ Steve West spins daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Outdoor Stage. Nighttime performances include:

§  Long Time – A Tribute to the band Boston, Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 8:15 p.m.

§  The Australian Bee Gees Show – A Tribute to the Bee Gees, Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 8:15 p.m.

§  Peter Noone’s Herman’s Hermits, Thursday, Aug. 5 at 8:15 p.m.

§  The Guess Who, Friday, Aug. 6 at 8:15 p.m.

§  Commodores, Saturday, Aug. 7 at 8:15 p.m.

$120,000 Big Win Progressive Drawings

Win big in 2021 at GSR, where $120,000 is guaranteed in the Big Win Progressive Drawings. Now through Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, Infinity Rewards members can earn one entry for every 50 base points. Drawings for the $10,000 grand prize take place on the last day of each month at 9 p.m. If unclaimed, the $10,000 progressive grand prize increases by $10,000. The current progressive is $80,000. The next drawing will take place Sunday, August 1 and Tuesday, August 31 at 9 p.m., when 10 additional winners will receive $500 in free play. 

$150,000 Cases of Cash Drawings

Two Grand prizes, one Grand promotion! Players can earn entries from now to Saturday, September 4 to win a share of $150,000. Hourly drawings for the first grand prize weekend take place Friday, July 30 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, July 31 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a chance to win $500 at each drawing or a finalist position. At 10 p.m., one lucky winner will win up to $40,000 during the grand finale. Don’t miss out on the second grand prize weekend Friday, September 3 and Saturday, September 4 for a chance to win $100,000!

Little Shop of Horrors Free Spin 

Feed me, Seymour! On Sunday, Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., be one of the first 650 participants to win a free max bet spin on Little Shop of Horrors slot machine. Keep what you win on your free spin! 

$35,000 Slot August Nights Slot Tournament

The casino floor is heating up with GSR’s $35,000 Slot August Nights Slot Tournament Friday, Aug. 27 through Sunday, Aug. 29, with a top prize of $7,500 in cash and free play. Registration will take place Friday, Aug. 27 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Round one begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, and round two commences at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 29. Winners will be awarded at 4 p.m.

Thursday Point Multipliers

With Infinity Rewards, players earn multipliers every day just for being a rewards member. On Thursdays, 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.

To find out more about great deals and promotions across the resort and to learn more about Infinity Rewards, visit

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