Crazy for Keno | Last week we discussed playing all the progressives, from 5 through 9 spots in MegaKeno. However, sometimes due to a more restricted gaming budget or a feeling that the progressive is not high enough for a particular number of spots, you may choose to play only for some but not all.view
Slot Club Spotlight | Located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles in Bell Gardens, The Bicycle Hotel & Casino brings a four-star luxury boutique experience to casino gaming in Southern California.view
Poker by George | You have probably heard the expression, “He did it on a whim…” It’s an impulse or notion that may suddenly come to mind. On occasion, it can happen to any of us, even while seated at the poker table. So, a “whimmer” is a player who makes a sudden decision that may well be contrary to his normal mode of playing his hand in such a situation.view
Winning Strategies | A mathematical term “equivalent” has been thrown around in the news a lot this week. My take has been that many who have used it don’t really know what it means. My comments and this column, to be clear, are not political. This is strictly about how certain terms can begin to take on meanings when used too commonly.view
Reel Deals | Registration is now open for the 2017-18 edition of Station Casinos’ $750,000 Gridiron Glory Football Contest. It’s a free, interactive pro-football contest that utilizes the Boarding Pass Rewards kiosk to track play and gives guests the opportunity to include picks from Thursday games.view
Winning Strategies | Only once in her life has my wife sat down and played an actual table game in a casino. She’s never been a big gambler and plopping $5-$15 per hand on a table game just doesn’t sit well with her.view
It seems like yesterday when the first online casino flashed on our desktops in the year 1996. They are now the most threatening counterparts of their forefathers - the land-based casinos.view
Poker Scene | The Legends of Poker is in full swing at the Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Bell Gardens, Calif. Though the $4,000 Main Event doesn’t begin until Friday, Aug. 25, there are multiple chances to satellite into the big tournament.view
Poker by George | Playing Texas hold’em, each player is dealt two downcards – the two cards in the hole. Only you can decide whether to fold or invest your money (chips) in those two cards – to call or make a raise. You are in complete control.view
Crazy for Keno | Treasure Island’s keno game has a lot going for it. First of all, the game is 100% nonsmoking as it is located within TI’s nonsmoking sportsbook. Thus during the season while you are watching 22 grown men fight over an egg, you can also conveniently play keno.view
The Lowdown on Casino Collectibles | History is what makes us all together a civilization. Gaming history is what drives folks to search out hidden treasures related to the history of gaming. The artifacts we collect tell stories.view
VIP On the Mark | Lots of times when sitting down to write columns it’s easiest just letting the subject matter come to you. And so it was with two recent events – one very good for Phil Ivey, the other quite bad for Billy Walters.view
Poker by George | All dealers are not alike. Most are pleasant and quite competent. Most are honest and do not cheat.view
Celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck is relocating his legendary flagship restaurant Spago, to the Bellagio Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip in the spring of next year. The new dining spot is taking over the space currently occupied by Olives.
The Osage Nation in Oklahoma has hired Steve Tilley, a former speaker of the Missouri House, to lobby on its behalf for a new casino in Missouri. Federal law allows Native American tribes to open casinos in states outside of their reservations under certain circumstances.
The busiest casino executive in Las Vegas may well be Jon Gray, newly installed at the helm of the off-strip, three-towered upscale Palms Casino Resort where he now serves as vice president and general manager.
Feist Facts | It’s time to kick off a new football season! College football begins Aug. 26, so here’s a look at the top teams, starting with my top 21-40. The Cardinals dazzled, then flopped in a 0-3 SU/ATS finish, losing to Houston and Kentucky as -17 and -28 chalk.
NFL Previews | For the second straight year the NFC South is the home of the defending NFC champion coming to grips with a crushing Super Bowl defeat.