Las Vegas

has a lot of weekly slot tournaments that you can participate in. This is not the World Series of Poker; this is simply a slot tournament. If you have never played or seen a slot tournament in action you are in for a delight.

A slot tournament consists of a row of like slot machines. The casino puts credits on the machine; you are not putting money in the machine or taking it out. You play for a set period of time such as 15 minutes, 30 minutes, and even an hour. At the end of the period of time the participant with the most credits on their machine is declared the winner.

The first time you see a slot tournament in action you may laugh really hard. Generally it is senior citizens, and they simply stare at the slot machine and push the play button rapidly, over and over and over.

Slot tournaments are easy to participate in. Slot tournaments in Las Vegas can be very cheap to enter with some nice prizes if you finish in the top 3 or so. There are some big time slot tournaments that bring player sin from all over, but if you simply want to have a good time and possible win a cash prize then check out some of the weekly slot tournaments in Las Vegas.

Many of the larger payout tournaments have "qualifiers". If you make it past the qualifier, then you qualify to play in the main event.

Main Street Station
Main Street Station Casino has a daily slot tournament.

The Plaza Hotel and Casino offers a free daily slot tournament.
Slot Tournament
Many other casinos in Las Vegas offer weekly slot tournaments. Some of the casinos that offer weekly slot tournaments include:

  • Arizona Charlie's
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Caesars Palace
  • Excalibur
  • Fitzgeralds
  • Flamingo
  • Four Queens
  • Fremont
  • Harrah's
  • Imperial Palace
  • Las Vegas Hilton
  • Luxor
  • MGM Grand
  • Palace Station
  • Rio
  • Riviera
  • Sahara
  • Sam's Town
  • Santa Fe Station
  • Stratosphere

A slot tournament is a lot of fun, even if you are simply playing a very low stakes tournament. A slot tournament is great for team work. It is very common to see a husband hold up a drink with a straw in it to his wives mouth so she can get a drink with out her having to slow down on pushing the "Spin" button.

Slot tournaments in Las Vegas allow people visiting Las Vegas as well as new residents to meet other couples for friendships that can last a lifetime.

If you enter a qualifier tournament and place high enough, you will need to come back later in the day for the final round. If you win the final round you will have a nice cash prize. Even better than the cash prize is the huge amount of fun and laughter that can be had while participating in a slot tournament.

Regardless of whether you win or lose, after the slot tournament you can go eat at the buffet with all of your new found friends. Image Credit: (Flickr/Jeffrey Beall)