Smart & Fun Gambling | Video poker is one of the most popular games in a casino. On the surface video poker is a simple game but in order to maximize your gambling dollar you’ll want to learn how and where to play. Let’s start with the basics of video poker.
Poker Deals | Looking for a job in the poker business? In August 2012, Michael Gaughan’s popular resort made history, becoming the first casino to be licensed to operate a real-money poker website in the United States.
Real Deals | Wynn/Encor the popular Strip resort is hosting Lucky 8 Daily Drawings and a Luxury Car Giveaway. Guests earn points for entries by playing any table game or slot. The Grand Prize will be a luxury car valued at $250,000 or $250,000 cash.
Winning Strategies | Some games have relatively small house advantages such as video poker, blackjack and Ultimate Texas Hold’em. Some have slightly larger house advantages, such as many other variations of video poker, Let It Ride and Three Card Poker.
Poker Deals | Speedway Children’s Charities Ninth Annual “Cards for Kids” Poker Tournament will be held at the Stratosphere Hotel & Tower on Thursday, Oct. 25, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Real Deals | The Hard Rock Casino Hotel is running an October beer promotion every Thursday through Nov. 1. Earn your first 750 slot points and receive a 6-pack of Bud Light Platinum Beer or two Hard Rock logo glasses.
Casinos utilizing the Elite Bonusing Suite are able to reward players’ right at their machine while playing their favorite games, thanks to the iVIEW Display Manager. In Las Vegas we can see this new technology at South Point Casino.
Smart & Fun Gambling | Downtown Las Vegas has been undergoing a metamorphosis for the past few years – modernized from being “Old Vegas” to a more up to date and hip Fremont Street without losing its historical feel.
Winning Strategies | I don’t think there is a game in the casino more misunderstood than video poker. Even in the days when slots were mechanical, most people considered video poker to just be another slot machine, but one with a computer screen.
Real Deals | The Checkout Rewards slot machines are located in more than 140 locations across Nevada including Albertsons, Smith’s, Vons, CVS, Safeway, WinCo Foods, and SaveMart.
Fredella's Fix | Any casino can advertize generalities like “Our slots are looser” or “The most liberal paytables in town” regardless of how loose or liberal they really are.
Winning Strategies | Over the years, I’ve heard all sorts of excuses for why people abandon strategy, ranging from it doesn’t matter in the short run to some anecdotal story about how someone they know threw strategy to the wind and it paid off massively. Yeah, that’s nice.
Bally Technologies Inc. (BYI) has licensed the NASCAR brand and will soon introduce a slot machine using the company’s systems-based Virtual Racing.
Gross revenue from slot machines was up 5.7 percent at Pennsylvania casinos last month as the state’s gambling industry continued to grow, but there were signs of the effects of new competition from neighboring Ohio.
Real Deals | You really can’t beat making a small wager (I’ll leave the betting advice to the expert GT sports writers!) that lasts 3-4 hours while enjoying cheap food, beer and drink specials and a chance for some prize giveaways and contests to boot!
Winning Strategies | For those who read my column regularly, you are probably now well aware that a full-pay Jacks or Better video poker machine pays 99.5%. Many people are still confused, however as to what this means.
Carrying potential wealth and fortune, the world’s first Gong Xi Fa Cai video slots were revealed at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa last week Manufactured by International Game Technology, the new video slots implement a proven math model and popular bonus features. They feature player favorite multi-level progressives.