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Meter 9 progressive still rising at Reno’s Atlantis

posted on July 26, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | The More to the Meter 9-spot keno progressive at Atlantis Casino in Reno is at $1,013,000 and climbing! This is a player return of 89%, very good for keno. It is approaching the break even point (0% house edge), which is about $1,252,000.

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WSOP in need of poker ambassadors

posted on July 26, 2016 by

Poker Scene | The 47th Annual WSOP $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship played down to the November Nine on Monday. The players will return to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on October 30 to begin play to crown this year’s World Champion.

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Keep an eye on secondary ways to win poker hands

posted on July 26, 2016 by

Poker by George | Starting with a small pair – 7-7 down to 2-2 – in the hole, you limp in to see the flop. Hopefully you will catch a set on the flop. The odds are about 8-to-1 against you. Looking at the positive side, you can expect to connect over 10 percent of the time.

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No players club card, no problem at Aztec Inn Casino

posted on July 26, 2016 by

Slot Club Spotlight | The long-standing Aztec Inn Casino is located at 2200 Las Vegas Boulevard South and the corner of Bob Stupak Avenue. Its neighbor is the towering Stratosphere Hotel Casino and directly across the street is the Little Vegas Wedding Chapel.

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True definition of beating video poker – being up lifetime

posted on July 26, 2016 by

Winning Strategies | In our book, “Expert Video Poker for Las Vegas,” Chapter 11 is entitled Beating Video Poker. Is this really possible? Can you beat video poker? This depends on your definition of “beat.” 

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Great poker players avoid gambling

posted on July 26, 2016 by

Heavenly Poker | In my previous column, we talked about variance and luck. Variance refers to the ups and downs that are bound to occur while playing poker. There will be times when the cards go your way; you get lucky and win several hands.

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End of the month deadline for South Point $10K Texas Hold'em Tourney

posted on July 26, 2016 by

Poker Deals | You must qualify by the end of the month for South Point’s $10,000 Texas Hold’em Player Appreciation Poker Tournament. Through this Sunday, players have the opportunity to qualify for the event set for Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m.

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Golden Nugget Las Vegas unveils August Entertainment schedule

posted on July 26, 2016 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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Aristocrat's Lightning Link named industry's top game

posted on July 22, 2016 by

U.S. gaming operators continue to respond positively to Aristocrat’s high-performing products, with the leading gaming technology company delighted to have received outstanding customer feedback in the findings of two recent high-profile surveys.

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WSOP adds Casino Royale in the Caribbean to the fold

posted on July 21, 2016 by

Sint Maarten is one of the new, international stops added to the 13th season of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit. It is the only Caribbean stop and Sonesta Maho Beach Resort’s well known Casino Royale will be the venue.

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Cliff Josephy emerges as chip leader at WSOP final table

posted on July 20, 2016 by

A Long Island poker veteran has emerged as the chip leader at the final table of nine players in the marquee Main Event at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

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Women at WSOP had chip lead on Day 4

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Poker Scene | Let’s salute the women at the World Series of Poker. Historically, only one woman, Barbara Enright, has ever made the final table of the Main Event.

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Pinnacle Entertainment slot club in eight states

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates 15 gaming entertainment properties, located in Nevada, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Ohio.

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Baccarat tournament hopes to reach mainstream at Venetian, Palazzo

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Dye-ing to Know | You don't have to be a high-roller anymore to play baccarat. That's the message the Las Vegas Sands Corporation tries to send each year with the Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship, which begins this Friday.

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For poker, texture has a key meaning

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Heavenly Poker | The word “texture” has several meanings according to Wikipedia. The most common is “the visual and especially tactile quality of a surface.

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Lessons in limit Texas hold'em

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Poker by George | Assuming your goal is to be a winning poker player, there are many lessons to be learned. Here is a good example applied to the game of limit Texas hold’em.

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El Cortez still delivering 75 years later

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Reel Deals | Every Thursday through October, El Cortez Hotel & Casino will give away two million slot points in honor of their 75th anniversary.Drawing entries are earned with every 100 slot base points every day of the week.

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Hard Rock Casino offering variety of poker deals

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Poker Deals | The Hard Rock Casino Hotel Las Vegas hosts a variety of poker promotions throughout the week. All quads and straight flushes receive $75, available daily.

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Excalibur offers best keno on the Las Vegas Strip

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | The Excalibur runs away with the title as best keno on the Las Vegas Strip. The pays are better, it is 100% non-smoking and has some very interesting regular and special tickets with low minimums available for way tickets and multi-game play.

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Yahoo offers odd column advice on table games

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Winning Strategies | This past week there was a column about table games and why you should play Three Card Poker over Let It Ride and Caribbean Stud Poker.

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