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El Cortez releases May Entertainment Schedule

El Cortez releases May Entertainment Schedule

posted on April 26, 2017 by

El Cortez Hotel & Casino is the longest continuously operating hotel-casino in Las Vegas and celebrates its 75th year of operation this year. 

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Neeme, Colman a who's who of poker today

Neeme, Colman a who's who of poker today

posted on April 25, 2017 by

Beyond the Numbers | Two players I would love to have a beer with are Andrew Neeme and Dan Colman. If I had a who’s who of poker for 2017, these two guys would be one and two on that list.

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48th World Series of Poker opens up May 30

48th World Series of Poker opens up May 30

posted on April 25, 2017 by

The 48th World Series of Poker (WSOP) – the longest-running, richest and most prestigious tournament series – opens its doors on Tuesday, May 30, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

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Video poker machines don't get hot or cold

Video poker machines don't get hot or cold

posted on April 25, 2017 by

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. 

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Coming up with best play for nut flush

Coming up with best play for nut flush

posted on April 25, 2017 by

Poker by George | It is always exciting to catch the nuts – a hand that can’t be beat. What is the best way to play such a hand?

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South Point unveils new ways to win this May

South Point unveils new ways to win this May

posted on April 25, 2017 by

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. 

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Common myths busted about online casinos!

Common myths busted about online casinos!

posted on April 19, 2017 by

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! 

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Wild Child started with bingo and became a big fan of poker

Wild Child started with bingo and became a big fan of poker

posted on April 18, 2017 by

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.

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No entry fee Golden Arm Craps Tournament set for The Cal

No entry fee Golden Arm Craps Tournament set for The Cal

posted on April 18, 2017 by

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.

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Painting a picture of bluffing

Painting a picture of bluffing

posted on April 18, 2017 by

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.”

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Finishing up the ABC's of poker

Finishing up the ABC's of poker

posted on April 18, 2017 by

Poker by George | Now, we will discuss the fourth and fifth (D and E) elements essential for winning consistently.

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El Capitan brings an old Vegas feel but has plenty of new slots

El Capitan brings an old Vegas feel but has plenty of new slots

posted on April 18, 2017 by

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.

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Playing 2-bit Menu keno at Rio, Bally's and Harrah's

Playing 2-bit Menu keno at Rio, Bally's and Harrah's

posted on April 18, 2017 by

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!

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A need for expert strategy to avoid pitfalls of gambling

A need for expert strategy to avoid pitfalls of gambling

posted on April 18, 2017 by

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.”

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Registration open for 48th running of World Series of Poker

Registration open for 48th running of World Series of Poker

posted on April 12, 2017 by

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.

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Scary night at Bicycle Club as doors temporarily close

Scary night at Bicycle Club as doors temporarily close

posted on April 11, 2017 by

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.

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Play-Check scenario comes down to math

Play-Check scenario comes down to math

posted on April 11, 2017 by

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.

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Playing strong hand simple as ABC

Playing strong hand simple as ABC

posted on April 11, 2017 by

Poker by George | “ABC” poker is playing in a straightforward manner; don’t get fancy. Its main focus is playing strong starting-hands, folding the weak ones.

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The river is a volatile part of poker

The river is a volatile part of poker

posted on April 11, 2017 by

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.”

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Best ways to use 9 or 10 spots for Mega10 jackpot

Best ways to use 9 or 10 spots for Mega10 jackpot

posted on April 11, 2017 by

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.

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