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Calder promotions for April

Calder Casino & Race Course springs into April with a variety of new promotions in the casino, tournaments in Studz Poker Club, and racing giveaways on Saturday.

 Two new promotions will be introduced at Calder Casino in April: the $90K Word Play and the Score More Slot Tournament. A familiar favorite returning to the casino in April is the Cow-Duction Kiosk Game. The popular Over 55 Slot Tournament will continue every Wednesday. The $35,000 Hoops Challenge comes to a close with the finale on April 16, and Calder will introduce the new $30,000 Big League Classic promotion with the beginning of major league baseball season.

 Saturday nights in April give guests the chance to spell ‘Calder Casino’ in the $90K Word Play promotion to win the $2,500 Free Play top prize from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Everyone receives a free daily entry, plus they can earn additional entries for every 10 points. Members receive 2X entries, Preferred 3X, VIP 4X, and President’s Club 5X entries. Entries can be activated starting at 4 p.m.

 Calder will unveil the new Score More Slot Tournament on Friday nights, which features instant wins for attaining certain scores. After earning just 25 points, tournament entries can be claimed beginning at 4 p.m. by swiping at any Promo Kiosk. Tournament play will be held from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

 The Cow-Duction Kiosk Game gives guests a chance to win up to $500 free play every Monday in April. Guests can play the game at any Promo Kiosk from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., after earning just 25 points.

  Continuing from January, the $35,000 Hoops Challenge Kiosk Game is free to enter, and allows guests to pick the winners of select NBA games from 9 a.m. on Sundays through 5 p.m. on Wednesdays. The Top 20 scores each week win a share of over $1,500 free play. On top of having a shot at the weekly prize pool, guests can play each week to qualify for the April 16 end-of-season Top 100 for a share of over $10,000 free play.

  Starting April 20, guests can make their picks of select MLB games from 9 a.m. on Sundays through 5 p.m. on Thursdays for our $30,000 Big League Classic. The Top 20 scores each week win a share of over $1,200 free play and other prizes. On top of having a shot at the weekly prize pool, guests can play each week to qualify for the Top 40 mid-season leader board for a share of over $2,500 free play.

  Wednesdays in April will feature the Over 55 Slot Tournament, where the Top 55 Scorers will win a share of $2,500 free play. After earning just 10 points on Tuesdays or 20 points on Wednesdays, guests 55 or older can swipe at any Promo Kiosk to receive their entry starting at 9 a.m. on Wednesdays.

 The ongoing weekday promotions at Calder give select groups of guests the opportunity of getting $10 free play after earning 20 points: Tuesdays are for guests 55 and over; Thursdays are for military, medical, law enforcement and EMT professionals; and Fridays are for teachers and educators. On Mondays, hospitality, restaurant and casino workers can win up to $500 free play after earning 20 points.

 Studz Poker Club at Calder Casino & Race Course is continuing its March High Hand promotions and Full House Friday drawings into April, as well as adding some new tournaments.

 Mondays through Wednesdays will feature $200 High Hands paid out every 20 minutes from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays will feature $100 High Hands hourly from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again from 7 p.m. to midnight.

Full House Fridays continue with guests winning a share of $3,000 after earning entries with a full house or better. Guests receive 2 entries with any high hand Saturdays through Thursdays, 3 entries on Fridays between 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. to 1:45 a.m. with any full house, and 6 entries on Fridays between 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. with any full house. Drawings will be held hourly every Friday from noon until 2:00 a.m.

 New tournaments in April include a Friday night $2,000 guaranteed tournament with an $85 buy-in. The tournament starts at 7:00 p.m. and features $25 bounties. Also new for April are 2:00 p.m. tournaments Mondays through Fridays with a $40 buy-in.

 In honor of the $250,000 Calder Derby on Saturday, April 5, Calder will offer racing guests the opportunity to win a share of $1,000 in the Pick-7 Handicapping Challenge, as well as get the first bet “on the house” with the purchase of any full-size program.

 The $1,000 Pick-7 Handicapping Challenge is free to enter for all new or existing members of TSC Elite, the racing Players Club for all Churchill Downs properties. Guests who select the most winners for seven consecutive races will win a share of $750, while another $250 will be awarded in a bonus drawing after the seventh race. Enrollment in TSC Elite is free for guests 18 or older.

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