Guaranteed $10,000 Winner Thursday! Our $80,000 All Cash Love & Luck Giveaways Promotion culminates this Thursday with a guaranteed $10,000 cash winner! We’ll have five more qualifying drawings at 6 PM with each winner getting $100 in cash and a Golden Ticket. All Golden Tickets from the last 6 weeks then go into the drum for the 8 PM drawings. Ten winners will be drawn - each winner will get a minimum of $200 in cash and one of the 10 will wind up with the $10,000 Grand Prize!
- There are still a few tickets available for the Lacy J. Dalton Concert in the Valley Ballroom on Friday, April 8. Appearing with Lacy are Dale Poune, comedian Huck Finn and All Hat and No Cattle in an evening of support for Nevada's wild horses and Lacy’s Let'em Run Foundation. Tickets ($20) are available at the CVI hotel desk or call 775-783-6606.
- Tickets are now on sale for the Granger Smith Concert, the May 28 kick-off to our 2016 Outdoor Concert Series in TJ’s Corral. You can buy tickets on our web site or at the hotel desk. Granger’s recently released album Remington is in the top-15 on this week’s Billboard Top Country Albums Chart.
- Randy Houser’s Album Fired Up is #6 on this week’s Billboard Top Country Albums Chart. Randy will appear in concert atTJ’s Corral on Thursday, September 8.
- The Eli Young Band (Sunday, August 14 in TJ’s) is one of the nominees for the 2016 ACM Vocal Group of the Year and the winners will be announced at the 51st ACM Awards this Sunday on CBS.
- TJ’s Corral as a Launching Pad? Two of last year’s TJ’s concert artists are on the country map this week. Chris Young is nominated in four categories for this Sunday’s ACM Awards and both Chris Young (Think of You) and Dustin Lynch (Mind Reader) have singles in the top-15 of this week’s Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart.
- Congratulations to Kathy Jo Kidd and Noelle Ku'ulei Makuaole-Hart who each won Two Party Pit Tickets for the Granger Smith Concert in the contest we announced in last week’s Blog. Kathy Jo got in touch with us almost immediately – we’re still waiting to hear from Noelle?
|Wylie & The Wild West|
How’s this for an All-Star Cowboy Lineup: Wylie & The Wild West with Andy Hedges and Larry Maurice on Friday night; The Legend Ian Tyson with Mike Beck and Larry Maurice on Saturday night; and a host of other activities going on during the days! It’s all part of the Genoa Cowboy Festival Weekend April 29 – May 1 and you can enjoy both evening concerts with Premium Level Seats and two nights at the Carson Valley Inn for a special package price! The details are at this link and there are a limited number of these specially priced packages available.
|Penny Progressive Jackpot Tops $33,000|
$30,000+ in Your Wallet? Friday is One Cent Day, a day dedicated to the history and origins of the one cent coin – a.k.a. the penny. We couldn’t pass up this natural segue into our suggestion for the best way to mark the occasion: take a seat at the slots along the Hwy 395 wall, order a drink and try your luck on the Penny Progressive. The running meter topped $33,000 earlier this week and someone will win the Progressive Jackpot right here at the CVI . . . might as well be you!
April Promotions Start Friday: Our April Spin to Win Promotion provides weekly chances to win up to $5,000 plus $10,000 in grand prize giveaways on April 29. INN Club members also earn 5X Points every Saturday in April here the Carson Valley Inn and also at Bodines Casino and Sharkey’s Casino. On Mondays in April, club members earning just 75 points the same day receive a Free T-shirt - either long sleeve or short sleeve depending on the week. Claim your shirt and keep your 75 points to use for comps, free play and other benefits!
Strong Sports Weekend!
- Go Pack! The Nevada Wolfpack basketball team has played well so far in the College Basketball Invitational tournament and they need lots of good vibes directed their way tonight as they play game two of a best-of-3 series for the CBI Championship against Morehead State.
- Sports and Race Book: This week you can bet College Basketball tournament games (including the NCAA Women’s Final Four games), Major League Baseball (opening day is this Sunday), Horseracing, NBA Basketball, NHL, the Masters and Sunday’s NASCAR STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
- Giants and A’s – What’s Your Prediction? Will the San Francisco Giants win more or less than 90 ½ games this year? What about the Oakland Athletics. . . above or below 76 ½ games? If you have a hunch, you have until this weekend’s season opening games to place your bets on the total season wins for any or all of the 30 MLB Teams.
Free Cabaret Lounge Entertainment:
John Palmore is here tonight, The Nighthawks perform Thursday, The Blues Monsters take the stage Friday and Saturday and Patrick Major performs Sunday through Wednesday. The Nighthawks, is a local (Gardnerville/Wellington) country and rock band specializing in popular dance tunes from the 60's and 70's covering artists from Alan Jackson to ZZ Top, including great classic country tunes and expert performances of classic rock songs. The Blues Monsters are a red-hot rockin' blues band performing a powerfully unique combination of R&B, funk, jazz, and Chicago-style blues. Patrick Major includes his own mix of original guitar and vocals combined with rock classics from the last four decades.
Interesting, Helpful and Even Useful Tidbits and News
- Ladies-Only Poker Tournament: Our monthly Ladies-Only Poker Tournament is this Sunday starting at 4 PM. The crew in the Poker Room can and will tell you all about how it works and how easy it is to enter and play.
- Jennifer Aniston Luxury Fragrance items. Costco Gift Baskets.
- Elk Friday, Prime Rib Saturday, King Crab Sunday in CV Steak: Our Friday special in CV Steak is Elk Tenderloin Medallions for $30, Saturday night’s special is Garlic Studded Prime Rib for $26 and Sunday's special is one pound of King Crab Legs for $32. All three specials are served with fresh vegetable, choice of rice or potato (au gratin, baked, or a one-pound, twice-baked), tableside tossed salad and warm demi-loaf of bread.
- Because We Feel Like Mentioning It
- Friday is Sourdough Bread Day – nothing gets your appetite started like the whiff you get when the server brings that warm demi-loaf of sourdough we serve with all entrees in CV Steak!
- Sunday is Chocolate Mousse Day - the mouthwatering sensation you get when the same server brings you Chocolate Mousse dessert in CV Steak!!
Comments? Have questions or comments about the CVI? Use the comments section below, shoot us an email or pick up the phone and call us @ 775-782-9711. Hit “0” when the automated voice comes on and you'll go right to the hotel operator who can get you to the correct person or department. We have a lot more coming up at the Carson Valley Inn so check our Blog posting every Wednesday morning!