Winning Strategies | This past week, when we met, we covered a variety of video poker fallacies. The first was that video poker machines always seem to start hot and then they get very cold. It is as if they are programmed to sucker you in. Well, this one is half fallacy.view
Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape. Each oversized guest room features state-of-the-art LED televisions as well as WiFi with high-speed internet connections.view
Have you been swept off your feet by the exciting world of online betting? Or are you just watching from the side-lines, seeing your friends scoop the big prizes and hit the big time? With more states creating legislation that legalizes online gambling, it is time to get with the program!view
Poker Scene | I meet the most interesting people at the poker table. I was playing in a No-Limit Hold’em tournament at Hollywood Park Casino a couple of weeks ago when I had the pleasure of sitting next to Jennifer Ring Morgen.view
Reel Deals | Qualify for the “No Entry Fee Golden Arm Craps Tournament” at The California Hotel in downtown Las Vegas by being one of the top dice players who have the most rolls without a 7 out.view
Heavenly Poker | Bluffing is an integral part of poker. Until I read (and re-read) Epstein’s book on “The Art of Bluffing” (see ad), I had no idea of the many aspects of bluffing and other forms of deception. I fully agree with him when he says, “If you never bluff, you are bound to be a loser.”view
Slot Club Spotlight | Northern Star Casinos own and operate five casino properties in Northern Nevada. Their casinos and lodging properties capture a relaxed, comfortable charm while offering the newest games, innovative promotions, aggressive cash back, comps and friendly service.view
Crazy for Keno | As I write this column the MegaKeno 10-spot progressive (statewide in selected casinos) is nearing $2.1 million and the Atlantic Casino (Reno) 9-spot More to the Meter progressive is approaching $1.5 million. They each cost $1.50 per ticket or per way to play, best of luck to you!view
Winning Strategies | Several days ago, I caught up with an old friend here in town. As we were discussing a variety of people we knew, a “condition” was mentioned with at least a couple of them – “gambling problem.”view
Registration officially opened March 31, for this year’s 48th running of the World Series of Poker, which officially opens May 30 at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino. The something-for-everyone schedule includes satellites, cash games and deep stack tournaments.view
Poker Scene | It was the poker story you couldn’t miss. My husband Robert and I were enjoying a leisurely Tuesday morning after finishing yoga (yes, Robert does yoga) when he received an urgent text.view
Winning Strategies | There are cases where the choice is between making a wager and checking – or simply not making a bet and continuing. This type of wager is rarer than the other. But, there are a number of games that feature it and it is very important to understand the differences between them. The math behind them dictates very different strategies.view
Heavenly Poker | As you know, in Texas hold’em, after two hole cards are dealt face-down to each player, five cards are dealt face-up. The last card dealt is called the “river.” When an opponent catches a river card that gives him the hand that beats yours, you have been “rivered.”view
Crazy for Keno | As of this writing the Mega10 Megakeno 10 spot-was approaching $2.1 million and rising – $1.50 and you can win it all! Also, the Atlantis 9-spot More to the Meter Progressive is over $1.3 million and climbing.view
Woodbine Entertainment Group has now revealed its master plan for the Woodbine Racetrack property. The 684-acre site will continue to offer horse racing and gaming, while integrating into the current plan of new expanded entertainment and cultural offerings.
Wynn Resorts (WYNN) expects to initiate construction on the first phase of its $1.5 billion Paradise Park as early as December. The company's board of directors has approved the project and indicated construction will start in six or seven months.
Vegas Sports Books | The NFL sure has some kind of business and Las Vegas sportsbooks follow in line with that popularity because each are dealing with the same clientele.
Slot Club Spotlight | R.E.D. Taverns are the owners of Remedy’s, Elixir and Distill, popular local dining taverns with gaming.
Losing with pocket aces is a thing of the past at a Western Canada senior citizen center where a long running, low-stakes poker game has been halted by local authorities. The group of about 40 seniors were shut down because they were playing for cash.