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Progressives continue to rise as keno fever builds

posted on January 17, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | The huge progressives are still there at Megakeno with the 10-spot just shy of $2 million and the 9-spot at The Atlantis in Reno over $1.2 million.

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Timbers, 8-time winner of Vegas best bar food, has a great slot club

posted on January 17, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Timbers Hospitality Group owns and operates seven Timbers Bar & Grill locations throughout Las Vegas. They offer fun, friendly, neighborhood food and gaming and have won numerous awards for their food, including Best Bar Food eight times in the Las Vegas Review Journal’s “The Best of Las Vegas.”

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Keep learning about poker and you will keep improving

posted on January 17, 2017 by

Poker by George | It’s no secret I take notes while playing poker. I do it right out in the open; anyone can see me do it. I make note of various types of information that can help me win more often, win more chips when I win, while losing less.

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Texture and how it relates to poker

posted on January 17, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | According to my oft-used and well-abused Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “texture” is “the visual or tactile surface characteristics and appearance of something.” What does that surface look like? How does it feel to your touch?

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Using Three Card Poker to explain gaming analysis

posted on January 17, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Three Card Poker remains the most successful table game of all time, in terms of the number of tables out there. The game is so simple it also provides me with a great opportunity to explain many concepts of gaming analysis.

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Big Bingo Weekend set for Station Casinos

posted on January 17, 2017 by

Reel Deals | The $600,000 Big Bingo Weekend returns to several properties Feb. 11-14, giving guests multiple chances to win big.

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WSOP shifts biggest field tournaments to weekends

posted on January 14, 2017 by

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas has made it easier for participants this year by shifting its biggest field tournaments to weekends. 

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Golden Nugget Las Vegas hits 2017 with new entertainment

posted on January 13, 2017 by

The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is the most luxurious resort on the Fremont Street Experience, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations.

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South Point to start out 2017 with many Gaming Promotions

posted on January 13, 2017 by

Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape.

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How to handle middle/low pocket pairs

posted on January 10, 2017 by

Poker by George | Playing Texas hold’em, expect to be dealt a pocket pair about one out of seventeen hands, on average. With 30-35 hands dealt each hour, in the long run, you would see a pocket pair in the hole about twice an hour. So be prepared.

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Make plans early for 48th WSOP at Rio

posted on January 10, 2017 by

Poker Scene | The 48th World Series of Poker (WSOP) is set to run from May 30 to July 17 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The 2017 WSOP will kick off with the $565 No-Limit Hold’em Casino Employees event on Wednesday, May 31.

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Asking yourself the important questions will improve your poker game

posted on January 10, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Seated at the poker table along with eight other players (plus the dealer), I know how important it is to focus my attention on the game – on every hand dealt.

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While the payouts are massive in slots, lotteries the gamble is too great

posted on January 10, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | I received an email this past week in response to last week’s column. The writer explained how while he enjoys video poker; he finds he enjoys slot machines and video keno because of the opportunity for big wins.

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Favorite 15 skills for limit hold'em poker

posted on January 03, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Skill – expertise – is essential to winning at the poker table. There are many aspects of skill. Working with my poker mentor, George “The Engineer” Epstein, here are our favorite 15 skill forms for limit hold’em:

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Venetian steps up to greet poker players in the New Year

posted on January 03, 2017 by

Poker Scene | The Venetian poker room is hosting the New Year’s Extravaganza through January 8. The series, which has been running since December 22, features $695,000 in guaranteed prize pools.

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A-Play Club offers casinos in four states including Silver Sevens

posted on January 03, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino has revamped its A-Play Club. Affinity Gaming owns and operates 11 casino properties – five in Nevada, three in Colorado, two in Missouri, and one in Iowa.

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Nearing the $2 million keno milestone at Atlantis Reno

posted on January 03, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | As we enter 2017, the 10-spot Megakeno progressive jackpot was approaching $2 million and the 9-spot More to the Meter progressive jackpot at The Atlantis Reno was nearing $1.25 million.

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Never going to understand the people preferring slot machines to video poker

posted on January 03, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Happy New Year! I’d like to ask my readers that do play slots to please let me know what you find alluring.

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Green's math solid in explaining poker skill, luck

posted on January 03, 2017 by

Poker by George | In corresponding with poker math guru Tom Green, he spoke of a rather common quote that appears in the introduction of his amazing Texas Hold’em Poker Textbook.

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Benefits of playing with a UK online casino

posted on December 29, 2016 by

The United Kingdom legalized online gambling in 2005 and the UK Gambling Commission licensed the first UK casino online back in 2007. In the past nine years, dozens of companies have become licensed to offer online gambling.

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