Winning Strategies | This week’s column comes courtesy of a letter I received this past week. A GamingToday reader ordered a copy of “Winning Strategies for Video Poker” to help him identify full-pay machines as he and his wife had no clue how to go about finding them.view
Beyond the Numbers | My first casino job was as a poker host and house player for the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas back in 1976. It’s hard to believe that was 40 years ago. Since then, I’ve turned many poker rooms from money losers into profitable enterprises.view
Heavenly Poker | Observing “mannerisms” can give you lots of information about your opponent’s hand. And that can be so valuable when deciding your next move or strategy for that hand, as well as for future hands against that player.view
Poker by George | Once in a while you will find yourself in a situation where you must quickly make an important decision. It happens in life as well as at the poker table. In life, it can even be life-threatening. At the poker table, it can only cost you some chips.view
Golden Nugget Las Vegas took home several prizes in Casino Player Magazine's annual Best of Gaming reader survey. Golden Nugget Las Vegas has raised the standard for entertainment in downtown Las Vegas hosting the 52 Fridays Concert Series.view
Crazy for Keno | This week, we return to discuss the keno game at the El Cortez. It has a lot going for it such as being open 24/7 and having 50% of its seating nonsmoking. Most unique is they have more rates than any other casino in town.view
Poker Scene | I had the most amazing time in the Big O tournament at Hollywood Park Casino this Saturday. I made the final table with two other women, Chellie Campbell and Lulu Flippin, who ended up in second and first, respectively.view
Winning Strategies | I was asked this past week about the process of analyzing a game. The real trick is not coming up with the payback of win frequencies. I’m really in search of the proper strategy for the player to play.view
Heavenly Poker | In the previous issue of GamingToday, we gave you a three-part quiz so you could evaluate how well you play Texas hold’em. Today, we offer you a second quiz. See how well you do on this one. How skilled are you?view
Reel Deals | William Hill Sports Books has opened registration for a pair of contests – the popular Pro Pick‘em and the all-new College Pick’em. Back for another season, the Pro Pick’em contest is $25 to enter and offers $300,000 in cash prizes.view
The gaming industry has grown significantly in the past few years in part due to the popularity of the pastime. Gaming is a universal activity that crosses all demographics. While major gaming studios have seen this boom, so have indie game studios.view
Poker Scene | Card rooms all over Los Angeles have been stepping up their game the past year, – whether it was the new $50-million hotel at the Bicycle Casino or the $90-million expansion of the Gardens Casino – I was impressed.view
Slot Club Spotlight | The Eldorado Casino and Jokers Wild Casino are both Boyd Gaming-owned properties located in Henderson. While at some point they are expected to join B Connected, they currently have their own separate club called Prime Rewards.view
Poker by George | A remarkable man: Larry Flynt was born in 1942 in Kentucky, into a poverty-stricken family, and rose to fame and wealth. Larry Flynt opened the Hustler Casino in Gardena, Calif. Earlier, in 1978.view
Heavenly Poker | My friend Lucy suggested I help my readers to determine how well they play Texas hold’em. Win frequency may not be the best way to evaluate poker skills – at least not in the short run. “Luck is too big a factor,” she explained.view
Crazy for Keno | As of late last week, the Atlantis 9-spot progressive has risen to over $1 million. This is unique as normally to win a million at keno you would need to play a 10-spot, but currently it can be won hitting 9 of 10.view
Winning Strategies | Today’s topic comes courtesy of Facebook. A friend of a friend posted that she was leaving Las Vegas happy because she was departing as a winner. She won all three spins at roulette and was done.view
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn rejected an offer Monday by Atlantic City’s main casino workers’ union that it says would have saved the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino.
New York state gambling regulators have formally awarded a casino license to Tioga Downs, a racetrack and electronic gambling facility in the state’s Southern Tier. The state’s Gaming Commission unanimously approved the license on Tuesday.
Developers of a Gulfport Harbor casino want to delay by two months the timeline they told city officials they would meet for final Gaming Commission approval and the start of construction.
Jim Feist's Football Top 40 | 20. UCLA: Fifth-year coach Jim Mora, Jr. has five starters back on offense, 10 on defense. New OC Kennedy Polamalu prefers a pro-style attack for sophomore QB Josh “The Chosen One” Rosen.
NFL Previews | The NFC West has turned into a two-headed monster in recent years with the Seahawks and Cardinals leading the pack, chased from a distance by the Rams. The 49ers have been drifting into irrelevance.