Poker Scene | Season 14 of the World Poker Tour continues at the Bellagio Resort & Casino with the Five Diamond World Poker Classic running Dec. 4-19. The 19-event series kicks off on Friday at noon with Event 1: $1,090 No-Limit Hold’em.
Poker Deals | Semifinals for South Point’s $145,000 Deepstack Hold’em Poker Tournament will be held Dec. 14-15 with the finals Saturday, Dec. 19. Poker players having earned 100 hours of “live play” will be entered and given $10,000 in tournament chips.
Slot Club Spotlight | Established in 1931, Railroad Pass is the nation’s longest running casino. Joe DeSimone purchased the casino from MGM Resorts. Located in Henderson, the historic hotel and casino serves travelers and locals from Boulder City and Las Vegas.
Heavenly Poker | For many years, Max Shapiro has been one of my favorite poker writers. Whenever I am down in the dumps and need a lift, I often pick up a copy of his book, “Read’em and Laugh,” to remind me of the value of humor – and a smile.
Reel Deals | The famous neon lights of the Viva Vision canopy will be complemented with a touch of holiday spirit as Fremont Street Experience holds its annual Grand Menorah Lighting. Mayor Carolyn Goodman will light the Grand Menorah.
Poker Scene | With the holidays quickly approaching, now is a good time to squeeze in some poker tournaments before our days are filled with non-stop festivities. Normandie Casino will be holding a $10,000 guarantee Black Friday Poker Tournament.
Slot Club Spotlight | Poker Palace Casino has been a North Las Vegas local’s favorite for over 40 years. They take pride in offering friendly customer service, low table game minimums, excellent low-priced food, fun and entertainment, and old-school “neighborly” hospitality.
Heavenly Poker | Riddles are always fun – a brainteaser, a bit of a mystery, and a challenge to figure out. According to my handy-dandy dictionary, a riddle is “a puzzling question to be solved or answered by guessing.” Enough said.
Poker by George | Yes, luck is important. While we all proclaim to the world (or anyone who will listen) that poker is a game of skill, we must admit the fact it is also a game of luck. The main difference between these two concepts is luck can be both good and bad
Adventures with Lady Luck | They always say work hard, play harder. This principle is really fun when applied to poker tournament destination vacations. There is nothing like going to an exotic location and enjoying a new adventure.
Microgaming, the Isle of Man based developer of some of the most popular casino games, is also known as one of the most diligent. Over the last few years it has added at least one new slot machine each month to its already considerable collection.
Crazy for Keno | There are ways to simplify your keno experience when it comes to way tickets. The advantage of way tickets is the casinos often let you play them at sharply lower rates than the same amount of tickets (ways) written as straight tickets.
Slot Club Spotlight | The Skyline Restaurant & Casino in Henderson may be the only casino left that doesn’t have a slot club! At least, the only one we know of. That doesn’t mean the casino isn’t doing a brisk business and rewarding players in other ways.
Poker Scene | If you want to hone your poker skills and prepare for next year’s WSOP, a good place to start would be the WSOP Circuit tournament series at Planet Hollywood, which features a Main Event with a $1.5 million guarantee...
They always say work hard, play harder. This principle is really fun when applied to poker tournament destination vacations. There is nothing like going to an exotic location and enjoying a new adventure with the prospect of also potentially winning millions of dollars. With that in mind, here are my top five upcoming poker tournament destination work and play vacations for you to consider.