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Daily Cashback at Real Gaming May 06, 2015 by GT Staff

Real Gaming is rolling out new promotions for the month of May.Players can receive cash back every day simply by building Loyalty Scores. With the Daily Cashback promotion, the more you play the more you earn, with payouts starting at $1 and up to $50 daily! 

Ashdown is a hopeful for WSOP glory May 05, 2015 by Patricia Chavira

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a series of profiles on World Series of Poker hopefuls by Patricia Chavira, who is a freelance writer and social media consultant specializing in gaming, and has over 10 years experience playing poker professionally.

Starting poker hands must improve to win pot May 05, 2015 by George Epstein

Poker by George |  Most starting-hands are drawing hands. Almost always, they must improve to win the pot.

Poker players can swing luck with skill May 05, 2015 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | In my last column about Good Luck – Bad Luck, we observed that no one (not even Phil Ivey) can control Luck. But you can influence Luck, albeit it takes much skill.

Hellmuth crashes Ladies Night at Sugarhouse May 05, 2015 by Christina Lindley

Adventures with Lady Luck | I played in the World Poker Tour at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino $5 million guaranteed. I made day 2, but then lost a coin flip to bust. 

World Series of Poker adds events May 05, 2015 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | We’re just a few weeks away from the start of the 46th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP). The event, held at the Rio and open to anyone 21 years of age or older, officially “puts cards in the air” on Wednesday, May 27

SugarHouse Crowns Champion of $100,000 Poker Showdown April 29, 2015 by GT Staff

After players smashed the $100,000 Guaranteed prize pool in the SugarHouse Casino Poker Showdown, Adam Williams of Philadelphia walked away with the top prize in the city’s first major poker tournament.

Different needs for different poker players April 28, 2015 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | Robert cites the failure of Ultimate Poker after a short time in business in Nevada. Its management team neglected to reach the potential players.

Video poker far different from slots April 28, 2015 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies |  With slot machines, the frequency of a winning combination can be changed at will. Video poker does not allow the frequency of winning hands to change in order to control the payback. 

Sapphire charity poker and golf tourney set for June April 28, 2015 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | ​On June 7-8, the Sapphire Foundation for Prostate Cancer will host its 12th Annual Charity Poker and Golf Tournament in Las Vegas.

Poker tells give an edge against opponents April 28, 2015 by George Epstein

Poker by George | It’s no secret tells can gain you an edge over your opponents. Then, you can make better decisions in your favor. 

Sugarhouse Casino to host first-ever major poker tournament April 23, 2015 by Staff & Wire Reports

SugarHouse Casino will host its first-ever major poker tournament, poker superstar Phil Hellmuth, Jr., GT's Christina Lindley and hit television show “Poker Night in America,” all as part of the $100,000 Guaranteed Poker Showdown April 23-27, 2015. 

Playing pocket jacks from middle poker position April 21, 2015 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | Playing $4-$8 limit hold’em at a local casino, in a middle position, I was dealt pocket Jacks. 

Marquee offers at M Resort April 21, 2015 by H. Scot Krause

Slot Club Spotlight | This week we visit the Marquee Rewards slot club at the M Resort Spa Casino. M Resort is operated by Penn National Gaming, which has casinos in 13 states, and your Marquee Rewards points travel with you.

Scientific Games comes up with betting option for tips April 21, 2015 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | I don’t think I’ve ever covered the concept of tipping (also known as a toke) the dealer in my column before. It is a topic that evokes much emotion.

Shopapalooza at the Hard Rock April 21, 2015 by H. Scot Krause

Real Deals | “Shopapalooza” is coming to the Hard Rock Casino Hotel in June. All points earned from Jan. 1 through June 28 earn Palooza Points that can be redeemed for a variety of gifts from June 26-28.

Peppermill Resort hosts annual poker challenge April 21, 2015 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | The Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno hosts its annual Poker NV Spring Challenge from May 15-25 with a total guarantee of $171,000 in prize money. The highlight of the tournament is the $100,000 Guaranteed Main Event.

The art of bluffing and raising in poker April 21, 2015 by George Epstein

Poker By George | This column is dedicated to my poker buddy, Al. He is a fine young man (in his 90’s) and deserves to be a winner at the poker tables.

The Greenbrier hosting Celebrity Poker Tournament April 20, 2015 by GT Staff

The Greenbrier spa and casino in West Virginia has announced that it will host its first-ever Celebrity Poker Tournament

SugarHouse to host $100,000 Poker Tournament April 19, 2015 by GT Staff

SugarHouse Casino will host its first-ever major poker tournament

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SLS revamps their CODE slot club

SLS revamps their CODE slot club

Coming up on its one-year anniversary, SLS Las Vegas is reinventing itself and has already revamped its slot club, but not its name. The CODE promises a “new club,” with “new tiers” and “new benefits.” It has a four tiered program – Legend, Elite, Premium and Select. Members have a rolling six months to earn toward the next level.


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