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Keno way tickets add excitement and a nice return August 26, 2014 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | There are times you crave excitement and even keno tickets can be written to give you wild exciting times, especially way tickets. Many places allow a nickel or dime per way if you play enough ways; some even a penny.

California's Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel launches poker site August 26, 2014 by Phil Hevener

Gaming Insider | California’s Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Indians are ready to take their chances with a hail-Mary-we’ve-got-nothing-to-lose tussle with circumstances.

Math of probabilities in table games similar to sports August 26, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | There is really nothing that stops a slot company from taking a proven machine and merely changing the theme leaving all of the math elements the same.

In poker the concept of outs isn't so easy to explain August 26, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George |  I had used the term “outs.” Could I explain it in a poker context? Actually, the concept of outs is much more complicated than you might think.

Ultimate Poker Live Series Sept. 13 at Green Valley August 26, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | The inaugural event for Ultimate Poker Live Series, a $10,000 guaranteed, 50 to 80 seat tournament, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Green Valley Ranch Resort.

Poker's gentleman Liam Flood passes away August 26, 2014 by Robert Turner

Beyond the Numbers | I was introduced to Liam Flood at the WSOP in the eighties by Terry Rogers, the legendary bookmaker from Ireland.

Lion's Share at Vegas MGM Resorts finally hits jackpot August 26, 2014 by RJ Bell

Vegas View | The famous “Lion’s Share” was one of 50 similar slot machines put into service at the MGM in 1993. Each machine had its own individual progressive jackpot (which grows with each losing spin).

Slot system links Atlantic City and Nevada machines August 21, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

A long-planned initiative to create bigger jackpots by linking casino slot machines in New Jersey and Nevada is up and running. The progressive slots system links 100 machines in Atlantic City with 600 in Nevada.

Ultimate Poker event kicks off at Green Valley Ranch August 20, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Ultimate Poker has launched Ultimate Poker Live Series, a series of online and live qualifying events that culminate at a monthly final tournament.  The inaugural event, a will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Green Valley Ranch Resort.

Weekly mini keno tournaments at Vegas and Reno casinos August 19, 2014 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | Frequently casinos have mini keno tournaments on a weekly basis for small prizes. These tourneys last anywhere from 4 to 8 hours and are a regular feature at the Palace Station and Orleans in Las Vegas.

A Vegas sportsbook that is truly super! August 19, 2014 by Mark Mayer

Pokin' Around | Let me be first to say that the former LVH Superbook officially will be called Westgate Las Vegas Superbook in a matter of weeks. 

Time has changed how blackjack is played August 19, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | The problem with blackjack is it is essentially an even money game. Yeah, you get to double down and split every so often, but those wagers still pay even money. 

Handling dealt high pairs August 19, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | In Texas Hold’em, there are 1,326 possible two-card combinations you can be dealt pre-flop – including pairs, connectors and suited cards, as well as many non-pairs.

Completing poker's basic changes August 19, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker By George | We complete our discussion of Four Basic Rules for Winning at Poker and changes that have occurred over time

Online gambling in Canada and the United States August 13, 2014 by David Cash

While Canada and the United States of America share many significant cultural, economic and social ties, there are also many ways in which the two countries are different. One area in which they vary is in the world of online gambling. 

Real Gaming makes online poker available on any device August 12, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Real Gaming, backed by South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and casino legend Michael Gaughan, becomes the first and only online poker site in the country that allows for play on any mobile device, including mobile phones and tablets.

Research has revealed the world's worst betters August 12, 2014 by David Cash

Research has revealed the world’s worst betters of last year in a report carried out by H2 Gambling Capital. The U.S. suffers the largest losses, topping the charts with $119 billion. Though Australians lost only $18.4 million.

'More to the Meter' on my mind for keno tourney at Atlantis August 12, 2014 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | As I write this column I am on a Silver State bus between Las Vegas and Reno heading to The Atlantis for their keno tournament. The Atlantis will pay 50 places, thus it should be quite interesting.

Boycotting brick and mortar poker rooms is a bad idea August 12, 2014 by Robert Turner

Beyond the Numbers |  I was dismayed when I read an article recommending poker players boycott The Venetian and Wynn. That’s a bad idea on many levels, and I’ll tell you why.

Focus on what you like when selecting your poker game August 12, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George | Today, we focus on the particular game of poker you choose to play plus the table at which you play that game. Recently, we added consideration of “when”– which day of the week and which hours – it is best to play.