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Castle Builder II: A New Generation of Casino Slots?

Castle Builder II: A New Generation of Casino Slots?

posted on June 21, 2017 by

Slot machines have not evolved too much in the more than a century that has passed since their invention. They have become more sophisticated, of course, with more reels, more win lines, and more elaborate side games and bonuses.

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Nine arrested in BC gambling probe

Nine arrested in BC gambling probe

posted on June 21, 2017 by

In an investigation that has been ongoing for a year, police in British Columbia have arrested nine people. This investigation led to the identification of millions of dollars that were allegedly being laundered through Lower Mainland Casinos.

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Double bracelets for Bach at WSOP

Double bracelets for Bach at WSOP

posted on June 20, 2017 by

Poker Scene | One of the biggest stories of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) this week is David Bach becoming the summer’s first double bracelet winner when he won the $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. on Sunday.

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Always think of an immediate goal

Always think of an immediate goal

posted on June 20, 2017 by

Poker by George | We best succeed in life – and at poker – when we have well-defined goals – both short-term (immediate) and long-term. Our immediate goal at each decision point is important.

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Don't let your investment change the approach

Don't let your investment change the approach

posted on June 20, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Playing pocket pairs in a $4-$8 limit hold’em game, in a middle position, I was dealt two red nines – a starting hand that satisfies the Hold’em Algorithm criteria for all positions. Two opponents before me limped to see the flop.

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Inside video poker's crown jewel the Royal Flush

Inside video poker's crown jewel the Royal Flush

posted on June 20, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | A friend of mine recently posted on Facebook the picture of his final video poker hand – a Royal Flush. While everyone else was congratulating him, I thought – “I wonder how many cards he held.”

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Great 8 fills appetite for new game

Great 8 fills appetite for new game

posted on June 13, 2017 by

VIP On the Mark | FREE PREVIEW! But this is not a story so much about Richar, as it is the table game he invented some three years ago with David Moss that resides every day in his palatial estate. This week (plans are for Thursday) it will officially be available for money play at the El Cortez. Six seats, one table – a cross between Blackjack, War and Baccarat.

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Downtown Underground offers a true new casino experience

Downtown Underground offers a true new casino experience

posted on June 13, 2017 by

​With a new generation of young adults entering the casino scene, many have an aversion to gambling not present in previous generations. One promising answer is eSports. Enter the Downtown Underground.

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Poker a fantastic way to keep the mind sharp as we age

Poker a fantastic way to keep the mind sharp as we age

posted on June 13, 2017 by

Poker by George | Several months ago GamingToday published a rather special and unique column I had written, entitled “Skillfully after a cure to Alzheimer’s.” By coincidence, the Los Angeles Times has just included a 12-page insert entitled “Healthy Living.” 

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Hustler casino a place for diversity

Hustler casino a place for diversity

posted on June 13, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | After riding over our heavily-trafficked and congested, potholed roads to get to Larry Flynt’s Hustler Casino in Gardena, Calif., I needed a short break before venturing into the main area to play my favorite game of poker.

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Nearly winning provides same thrill

Nearly winning provides same thrill

posted on June 13, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Many years ago, I read an article that described a test run on humans with regards to gambling. The experiment was to determine exactly what in the human brain causes people to want to gamble.

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Hoping for better WSOP results after a personally rough opening week

Hoping for better WSOP results after a personally rough opening week

posted on June 06, 2017 by

Poker Scene | World Series of Poker Week 1 didn’t start so well for the family. Due to an unforeseen family emergency, my husband and I were unable to attend the opening week of the WSOP.

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State of the art Black Oak Casino an hour away from Yosemite

State of the art Black Oak Casino an hour away from Yosemite

posted on June 06, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Black Oak Casino Resort is owned and operated by the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians in Tuolumne, California. The state-of-the-art resort is located amid the natural grandeur of the majestic Sierra Foothills, a little more than an hour from the northern gate of Yosemite National Park.

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WSOP recalls lessons learned from poker

WSOP recalls lessons learned from poker

posted on June 06, 2017 by

One Mann's Opinion | The most anticipated poker event of the year, the 48th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) has begun at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas as players from over 100 countries commence what can be an almost two-month journey.

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Casino industry worse off with the passing of Dan Lubin

Casino industry worse off with the passing of Dan Lubin

posted on June 06, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | The casino industry is definitely a bit different than the one I spent the first half of my career in. Out of college, I worked for Andersen Consulting and then Medco Health Solutions.

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Playing five-spot keno cards gives a player great odds

Playing five-spot keno cards gives a player great odds

posted on June 06, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | The Megakeno statewide progressive 10-spot is approaching $2.1 million and the Atlantis Casino in Reno’s 9-spot progressive is over $1.4 million.

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Partial information can lead to victory especially when focusing on the left

Partial information can lead to victory especially when focusing on the left

posted on June 06, 2017 by

Poker by George | Poker is a game of information – actually partial info. You will never have all you would like. Using tells is one way to gain that.

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Defining pros, amateurs, recreational players

Defining pros, amateurs, recreational players

posted on June 06, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Professionals (pros), amateurs and recreational players – these terms are often bandied about in the poker world. Personally, I am a recreational player, but do not regard myself as an amateur. 

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Gamerz looking for set standard for forming new CS:GO team

Gamerz looking for set standard for forming new CS:GO team

posted on May 30, 2017 by

Counter Strike: Global Offensive is an incredibly popular video game pitting two teams against one another. It has become so sophisticated that there are professional organizations establishing teams, leagues, and even helping people bet on the competing teams.

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Santa Fe's Womer started dealing at Tropicana back in 1978

Santa Fe's Womer started dealing at Tropicana back in 1978

posted on May 30, 2017 by

Poker Profiles | We travel north this month, to Santa Fe Station, one of the only poker rooms in the northwest area and a popular one at that! Wally Womer is the poker room manager and has been at Santa Fe for the past three years. 

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