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Atlantis Reno a top stop as keno jackpot continues to grow

posted on March 21, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | As I write this column the Atlantis Reno 9 stop progressive is over $1,311,000 and the Mega Keno statewide 10 spot is over $2 million. Will one of our readers be the one to hit either of these giant progressives?

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Lucky Lady Casino opens in Gardena

posted on March 21, 2017 by

Poker Scene | Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino celebrated its Grand Opening this past Saturday. Located in Gardena, Calif., the Lucky Lady Casino was previously known as the Normandie Casino.

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Silver has its rewards at Desert Diamond Casinos

posted on March 21, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Desert Diamond Casinos is an enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation, operating four casinos in Arizona. They offer a mix of gaming and award-winning promotions, exquisite dining experiences and big name entertainment...

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Free Bet Blackjack worth the gamble

posted on March 21, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | There’s an old saying about not getting anything for free. Well, thanks to Free Bet Blackjack, that isn’t completely true. Of course, it is not completely false, because technically, you don’t get it for nothing. Free Bet Blackjack is the relatively new game from Geoff Hall and Scientific Games. 

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Chasing hands can be misinterpreted

posted on March 21, 2017 by

Poker by George | According to the PokerKing Blog, “chasing” hands is a common mistake made by new players (many others, too). It happens when a player stays in the hand while the odds indicate he should muck his hand. It applies throughout the hand, starting from the preflop round of betting as well as at every other round through the river.

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Making best tells easier

posted on March 21, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Tells are mannerisms that give important information about a player’s hand. Books have been written about tells. My favorite is Mike Caro’s “Book of Tells,” first published in 1984 by Gambling Times.

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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas opens new casino deals

posted on March 21, 2017 by

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is a luxury casino and resort offering a decidedly different perspective from its commitment to integrating art into every experience to the world renowned Restaurant Collection and distinct entertainment venues. 

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Razgu hand as unpleasant as it sounds

posted on March 14, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | By now, hopefully, we all know once something is posted on the Internet it never disappears completely. Nonetheless, it was quite a shock when I received an email this past week from a reader who came across a column I wrote in 2004!

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WSOP attracts players to L.A.

posted on March 14, 2017 by

Poker Scene | The World Series of Poker Circuit is underway at the Bicycle Hotel and Casino in Bell Gardens, California. This weekend the much-anticipated $1,675 WSOP Circuit Main Event was held.

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Folding or not folding when it comes to a big pair on the flop

posted on March 14, 2017 by

Poker by George | Big pairs on the flop are quite common. Start with two honor cards in the hole; on the flop, you are likely to pair up about one out of three times.

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Examining decisions when retirement calls

posted on March 14, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Today, people are living longer than ever. But there comes a point when it is time to retire. It happens to most of us.

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Playing casino online and join the most evolving industry

posted on March 14, 2017 by

Online gambling iѕ оnе оf thе mоѕt popular activities in thе world аnd millions оf people log оn tо casino оr poker websites еvеrу dау tо play, whеthеr fоr play money оr rеаl cash, fоr оnе game оr hours оf play, аnd fоr a one-time experience оr аѕ a hobby.

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Atlantis progressive around $1.3M nearly 100% return

posted on March 07, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | The Atlantis Casino in Reno 9-spot progressive has almost reached $1.3 million. Until it is hit this means you are playing at about 100% return. It can’t get much better than this.

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Important not to let early table bias determine style of play

posted on March 07, 2017 by

Poker by George | I saw recently a fascinating column by Dr. Stephen Bloomfield, a psychiatrist who loves to play poker. “Don’t let confirmation bias affect your play,” he warned.

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Real poker players aren't watching sports during games

posted on March 07, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | While playing poker at the casino, it is not uncommon to see a player who seems more interested in watching the basketball game on the big TV screen mounted on the wall.

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Epstein's poker club grew a tremendous amount

posted on March 07, 2017 by

Poker Scene | I had the great privilege of meeting GamingToday columnist George “The Engineer” Epstein at the Claude Pepper Seniors Poker Group in Los Angeles where he taught poker classes for seniors.

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The revolution of online live casino gambling

posted on March 03, 2017 by

It was only a matter of time. At a time when technology seems to have no limits, the world of online gambling has taken a significant turn over the past few years. 

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Slot machines start arriving at southeast Kansas casino

posted on March 02, 2017 by

The new casino in southeast Kansas took another step toward opening when the first of more than 620 slots machines arrived. The machines were unloaded and checked Tuesday at the Kansas Crossing Casino.

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LA techies can shape gambling's future

posted on February 28, 2017 by

Beyond the Numbers | Poker revenue at Hollywood Park Casino, located in Inglewood, California near the Westside of Los Angeles, is surging.

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Meoni a Green Valley Ranch fixture for the past decade

posted on February 28, 2017 by

Poker Profiles | Frank Meoni is the poker room manager at Green Valley Ranch Resort, a Station Casinos owned property in Henderson.

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