MotorCity Casino Giving Away a Cool $25,000 a Day

More than $300,000 To Be Given Away During New Promotion in April



Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from MotorCity Casino

    DETROIT, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Monday, April 9, 2001 and
 continuing through the end of April, MotorCity Casino is making more winners
 more often with their "Cool Cash" Giveaway.  Every Monday through Thursday
 until April 26, MotorCity Casino will give away daily cash prizes totaling
 $25,000.  Then on April 30, there will be an "Unclaimed Cool Cash Blowout"
 drawing to give away any unclaimed cash or $10,000, whichever is greater.  The
 casino will give away more than $300,000 during the month of April in "Cool
 Cash."
     "We are very excited about this new promotion," said Rhonda Cohen, Vice
 President and General Manager of MotorCity Casino.  "Our casino guests like
 the fact that we give them more chances to win, along with a great overall
 entertainment experience."
     At 6 p.m. each Monday through Thursday during the promotion, twenty-five
 lucky winners will be selected from all entries that day to take home cash
 prizes totaling $25,000.  Winners need not be present to win, but a $500 bonus
 will be awarded to each winner who is present at the time of the drawing.
 Each day's winners will be posted inside the casino, and prizes must be
 claimed within 48 hours of the drawing.  All unclaimed prizes will be drawn
 for in the "Unclaimed Cool Cash Blowout" drawing on Monday April 30, 2001, at
 6 p.m.  Each day's non-winning tickets will be eligible for this unclaimed
 cash drawing.
     Patrons earn entries for the promotion in several ways: by just visiting
 MotorCity Casino; when they eat at any of the casino's restaurants; by
 visiting the MotorCity Memories gift shop; and of course, by participating in
 their favorite gaming activities.
     *  One ticket will be issued to Club Metro members for each increment of
 200 points earned based on recorded play on any reel slot or video poker
 machine.
     *  Drawing tickets will be issued once per hour on the hour to table game
 players based on the minimum bet at their table as follows:
       *  $5 or $10 - 2 tickets
       *  $15 - 3 tickets
       *  $25 - 4 tickets
       *  $100 or more - 10 tickets
 
     *  One free ticket per person per day may be requested at the casino's 1st
 Floor Club Metro Booth.
     *  Coupons for drawing tickets will be made available for the Promotion
 through various means of advertising (i.e. newspaper advertisements, e-mail
 offers, direct mail offers, etc.) and may be redeemed at the 1st Floor Club
 Metro Booth in a manner consistent with any disclaimers associated with such
 advertising.
     *  Coupons for drawing tickets will be randomly distributed throughout the
 Promotion in non-gaming areas as listed below.  These coupons must be redeemed
 at the 1st floor Club Metro Booth during the designated drawing ticket
 distribution times.
     *  One coupon valid for two (2) bonus drawing tickets for every $10 paid
 by a participant in cash or credit card at Iridescence, La Shish, Classics
 Buffet, High Octane and Deli Unique.
     *  One coupon valid for two (2) bonus drawing tickets per cash or credit
 card purchase of $10 or more at MotorCity Memories Gift Shop.
     *  Tickets distributed after 5 p.m. each day will be valid for the next
 scheduled drawing.
 
     Daily Drawings:
     Tickets for each weekday's drawing are issued from Mondays @ 5 a.m.
 through Thursdays @ 5 p.m., April 9 through April 26.  All tickets for each
 weekday's drawings must be deposited in the drawing drum prior to 5:45 p.m. on
 the day of the drawings.  The daily drawings will be held at 6 p.m. in
 Chromatics Lounge on the 1st floor of the casino.  Tickets distributed after
 5 p.m. each day will be valid for the next scheduled drawing.  Non-winning
 tickets in the weekday drawings are eligible for the unclaimed cash drawing on
 Monday April 30 at 6 p.m.
 
     Daily Prizes:
     *  1st prize - $5,000
     *  2nd and 3rd prizes - $2,500 each
     *  4th and 5th prizes - $1,500 each
     *  6th through 9th prizes - $1,000 each
     *  10th through 25th prizes - $500 each
     **  Winners who are present at the time of the drawing will also receive a
 bonus cash prize of $500.
 
     Unclaimed Cool Cash Blowout - Will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, April 30,
 2001: Guaranteed cash prizes of at least $10,000 or all unclaimed cash from
 the previous weeks' drawings, which is greater, will be awarded equally among
 10 winners.  In the event that no one claims a prize in the unclaimed cash
 drawing, MotorCity Casino will draw one new winning ticket every fifteen
 minutes beginning at 10 p.m. until at least one person claims the entire
 amount of remaining unclaimed cash prizes.
     To participate in this promotion, patrons must be members of MotorCity
 Casino's Club Metro.  Patrons can get a free Club Metro membership by visiting
 a Club Metro booth on the 1st or 2nd floor of the casino.  Using the Club
 Metro card provides the opportunity to earn casino complimentaries,
 invitations to special events and parties, plus exclusive MotorCity Casino
 offers and promotions.
     MotorCity Casino is owned and operated by Detroit Entertainment, L.L.C., a
 joint venture of Detroit-based Atwater Casino Group and Las Vegas-based
 Mandalay Resort Group.  MotorCity Casino's temporary facility is a four-story
 casino with two main floors of gaming as well as a third floor non-smoking
 gaming area and a fourth floor high-limit area.  Two live entertainment
 venues, four restaurants and parking for 3,500 automobiles round out the
 lineup to provide an exciting and sophisticated entertainment experience.  For
 more information please visit www.motorcitycasino.com or call 877-777-0711
 
 

SOURCE MotorCity Casino
    DETROIT, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Monday, April 9, 2001 and
 continuing through the end of April, MotorCity Casino is making more winners
 more often with their "Cool Cash" Giveaway.  Every Monday through Thursday
 until April 26, MotorCity Casino will give away daily cash prizes totaling
 $25,000.  Then on April 30, there will be an "Unclaimed Cool Cash Blowout"
 drawing to give away any unclaimed cash or $10,000, whichever is greater.  The
 casino will give away more than $300,000 during the month of April in "Cool
 Cash."
     "We are very excited about this new promotion," said Rhonda Cohen, Vice
 President and General Manager of MotorCity Casino.  "Our casino guests like
 the fact that we give them more chances to win, along with a great overall
 entertainment experience."
     At 6 p.m. each Monday through Thursday during the promotion, twenty-five
 lucky winners will be selected from all entries that day to take home cash
 prizes totaling $25,000.  Winners need not be present to win, but a $500 bonus
 will be awarded to each winner who is present at the time of the drawing.
 Each day's winners will be posted inside the casino, and prizes must be
 claimed within 48 hours of the drawing.  All unclaimed prizes will be drawn
 for in the "Unclaimed Cool Cash Blowout" drawing on Monday April 30, 2001, at
 6 p.m.  Each day's non-winning tickets will be eligible for this unclaimed
 cash drawing.
     Patrons earn entries for the promotion in several ways: by just visiting
 MotorCity Casino; when they eat at any of the casino's restaurants; by
 visiting the MotorCity Memories gift shop; and of course, by participating in
 their favorite gaming activities.
     *  One ticket will be issued to Club Metro members for each increment of
 200 points earned based on recorded play on any reel slot or video poker
 machine.
     *  Drawing tickets will be issued once per hour on the hour to table game
 players based on the minimum bet at their table as follows:
       *  $5 or $10 - 2 tickets
       *  $15 - 3 tickets
       *  $25 - 4 tickets
       *  $100 or more - 10 tickets
 
     *  One free ticket per person per day may be requested at the casino's 1st
 Floor Club Metro Booth.
     *  Coupons for drawing tickets will be made available for the Promotion
 through various means of advertising (i.e. newspaper advertisements, e-mail
 offers, direct mail offers, etc.) and may be redeemed at the 1st Floor Club
 Metro Booth in a manner consistent with any disclaimers associated with such
 advertising.
     *  Coupons for drawing tickets will be randomly distributed throughout the
 Promotion in non-gaming areas as listed below.  These coupons must be redeemed
 at the 1st floor Club Metro Booth during the designated drawing ticket
 distribution times.
     *  One coupon valid for two (2) bonus drawing tickets for every $10 paid
 by a participant in cash or credit card at Iridescence, La Shish, Classics
 Buffet, High Octane and Deli Unique.
     *  One coupon valid for two (2) bonus drawing tickets per cash or credit
 card purchase of $10 or more at MotorCity Memories Gift Shop.
     *  Tickets distributed after 5 p.m. each day will be valid for the next
 scheduled drawing.
 
     Daily Drawings:
     Tickets for each weekday's drawing are issued from Mondays @ 5 a.m.
 through Thursdays @ 5 p.m., April 9 through April 26.  All tickets for each
 weekday's drawings must be deposited in the drawing drum prior to 5:45 p.m. on
 the day of the drawings.  The daily drawings will be held at 6 p.m. in
 Chromatics Lounge on the 1st floor of the casino.  Tickets distributed after
 5 p.m. each day will be valid for the next scheduled drawing.  Non-winning
 tickets in the weekday drawings are eligible for the unclaimed cash drawing on
 Monday April 30 at 6 p.m.
 
     Daily Prizes:
     *  1st prize - $5,000
     *  2nd and 3rd prizes - $2,500 each
     *  4th and 5th prizes - $1,500 each
     *  6th through 9th prizes - $1,000 each
     *  10th through 25th prizes - $500 each
     **  Winners who are present at the time of the drawing will also receive a
 bonus cash prize of $500.
 
     Unclaimed Cool Cash Blowout - Will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, April 30,
 2001: Guaranteed cash prizes of at least $10,000 or all unclaimed cash from
 the previous weeks' drawings, which is greater, will be awarded equally among
 10 winners.  In the event that no one claims a prize in the unclaimed cash
 drawing, MotorCity Casino will draw one new winning ticket every fifteen
 minutes beginning at 10 p.m. until at least one person claims the entire
 amount of remaining unclaimed cash prizes.
     To participate in this promotion, patrons must be members of MotorCity
 Casino's Club Metro.  Patrons can get a free Club Metro membership by visiting
 a Club Metro booth on the 1st or 2nd floor of the casino.  Using the Club
 Metro card provides the opportunity to earn casino complimentaries,
 invitations to special events and parties, plus exclusive MotorCity Casino
 offers and promotions.
     MotorCity Casino is owned and operated by Detroit Entertainment, L.L.C., a
 joint venture of Detroit-based Atwater Casino Group and Las Vegas-based
 Mandalay Resort Group.  MotorCity Casino's temporary facility is a four-story
 casino with two main floors of gaming as well as a third floor non-smoking
 gaming area and a fourth floor high-limit area.  Two live entertainment
 venues, four restaurants and parking for 3,500 automobiles round out the
 lineup to provide an exciting and sophisticated entertainment experience.  For
 more information please visit www.motorcitycasino.com or call 877-777-0711
 
 SOURCE  MotorCity Casino