Crazy for Keno | You come to Vegas with $100 to play keno. How can you have max fun, a good chance for a win, and not run out of keno money during your stay?
Beyond the Numbers | I have been playing Omaha poker for so long around the country and all over the world, and I have made a few observations I would like to share with new and beginning players of $4/$8 and $6/$12 Omaha Hi/Lo games.
Slot Club Spotlight | The new year brings new club changes to Aliante Casino. Player’s Club members earn points while playing at machines or tables that can be used for nearly all of the hotel’s many amenities. Point earning varies by activity.
Heavenly Poker | My friend Lucy and I were having lunch at Canter’s world-famous deli on Fairfax Ave. in Los Angeles. Both Lucy and I enjoy playing poker for recreation. Our goal is always to win as much as possible in low/middle limit cash games.
Poker Deals | The Luxor poker room will host its next Preferred Player’s Tournament open to all as an appreciation event. It will be held Saturday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. The buy-in is $100 for 10,000 starting chips and the level length is 30 minutes.
Poker by George | I maintain mental activities – such as playing poker – are likewise invaluable in “brain-health payoff.” This seems to be supported by my observations from my seniors’ poker group at the Claude Pepper Senior Center in L.A.
Slot Club Spotlight | Wildfire Gaming is a division of Station Casinos, a group of casinos that utilize the Boarding Pass slot club. The Boarding Pass is a player’s club card, valid at all Station Casinos, Fiesta and Wildfire Gaming properties.
Dye-ing to Know | Can’t decide whether to play Pai Gow or Baccarat? Try “Show Pai,” a new game that combines both. Designed by Phujohn “John” Nguyen a product of UNLV’s Center for Gaming Innovation program, currently available at Palace Station.
Crazy for Keno | I strongly suggest, unless you have a very large bankroll, that you settle for the lesser progressives such as the lower number of spots on MegaKeno or the Station Casinos $1 Jumbo progressive for 6 through 9 spots.
Poker Scene | The Orleans Hotel & Casino’s poker room, named Best Poker Room by readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, is also widely regarded as the best place to play Omaha in Vegas, and it has the promotions to prove it.
Winning Strategies | Expert Strategy has always been about the long run. Occasionally, someone has come along and tried to knock it by stating the long run is so far out there that striving for it is a fool’s errand. Obviously, I disagree.
One lucky player will also win a Chrysler 300 this month. The top five drawing entry earners from Feb. 1-28 will receive an automatic spot in the drawing and $500 in free slot play. Top prize wins a new Chrysler 300. The drawing will be held Sunday, Feb. 28 at 7:15 p.m.