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The LVH has $10K giveway through December 31 November 12, 2013 by H. Scot Krause

Real Deals | Is it your lucky day? Many casinos across the valley seem to think you’ll be lucky for the once-in-a-lifetime, 11-12-13 day. The former Hilton has a $10,000 Gimme Some Credit, Will Ya? Giveaway.

Lessons on knowing what IRS gets when you win at casinos November 12, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | With the end of the year getting closer, I thought I would give you some information on casino reporting and your gambling deductions. The casino is required to report to the IRS and your state any net winnings. 

El Cortez offers many options for keno enthusiast November 05, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | How would you like it if a casino offered a regular rate, seven special rates, and a few more tickets besides? Well, there is a casino in downtown Las Vegas that was refurbished a few years ago that has all these keno options and more.

Downtown keno tourney at Fremont a treat October 29, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | The Fremont recently held their annual Trick or Treat Keno Tournament, which yours truly participated in. Luck was not with me but was with many others, including one player who amassed over $22,000 tournament prize money.

Most way tickets can be played with video keno October 22, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | Up to now my column has focused on live keno but I am aware many readers like to play video keno as well. Video keno, though, has one major weakness and that is lack of the ability to play most way tickets – until now.

Still time to win Toyota Tacoma truck October 22, 2013 by H. Scot Krause

Real Deals | Rampart: Every Thursday in October the casino hosts the $20,000 Free Slot Play Hot Seat Drawings from 2-8 p.m. Cannery: On Wednesday, Oct. 30, club members who earn 250 same day base points will receive a free bag of Halloween candy.

The Orleans has Super Keno High Pay Specials October 15, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | The Orleans has a special rate called Super Keno High Pay Specials that returns more than average for the tickets played. The catch is you must play these tickets for a minimum of $5, $10, and $25 respectively.

Good keno exists outside Las Vegas casinos October 08, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | A recent visit to Reno demonstrated that Las Vegas does not have a monopoly on good keno. In fact, Reno has excellent keno operations, starting with The Atlantis.

German Oktoberfest time at Las Vegas casinos October 08, 2013 by H. Scot Krause

Real Deals | The Irish get St. Patrick’s Day. Now it’s German Oktoberfest time! There’s a variety of events and good German food and beer to celebrate this month at casinos throughout the valley!

Station Casinos brings back $3M Swipe and Win October 01, 2013 by H. Scot Krause

Real Deals | Station Casinos brings back one of its most popular promotions this month with “Swipe and Win.” Boyd Gaming's Pumpkin Patch Drawings are back  at Sam’s Town, Suncoast, Orleans and Gold Coast.

Find the hot seats at Arizona Charlie’s! Decatur and Boulder September 24, 2013 by H. Scot Krause

Real Deals | Find the hot seats at Arizona Charlie’s! From Sept. 26-30, four cash winners will be guaranteed at 4:15 and 6:15 p.m. each date at both locations (Decatur and Boulder Hwy.) with bonus drawing at 8:15 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 28.

The D in Las Vegas defining liberal keno payouts September 24, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | There are casinos – especially in downtown Las Vegas and also some of the “locals” establishments – that allow you to play 10 cents a way or less as long as you play a minimum number of ways or a minimum ticket price.

Methods for frequent keno ticket winning September 17, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | There are some Keno players who are more interested in the immediate short run than in the long run. So, just for you, here is a ticket that will have frequent pays – although many of them just your money back or less.

'El' Cortez Club Cortez members have great Sept. September 17, 2013 by H. Scot Krause

Real Deals | Throughout September, Club Cortez players at the El Cortez downtown who win a jackpot of $200 or more on a slot machine or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno will receive $10 to $1,000 in free play.

Concentrating on that 5-spot play in keno September 10, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | This week I’m concentrating only on the 5-spot progressive and how you determine if it is worth playing. Now, how can you as a player figure if it is worth playing without knowing combinations (factorials) and how to do the appropriate math? 

A progressive approach to consider in keno September 03, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | There is a progressive called MegaKeno in some of Nevada’s casinos. It is for 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 spots, though some casinos only have the 10-spot progressive as they have their own progressive for fewer than 10 spots, like Stations.

Rampart has Resort Rewards Giveaways September 03, 2013 by H. Scot Krause

Real Deals | The Rampart Casino is hosting weekly $150,000 Resort Rewards Giveaway drawings throughout September every Saturday and Sunday with drawings at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. 

California offers options to Las Vegas for keno August 27, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | Las Vegas isn’t the only place to play Keno. The California Lottery offers Hot Spot (keno) at numerous locations throughout the state. In the San Diego area alone there are nearly 100 places offering this game.

Connecticut keno plans take time, say officials August 26, 2013 by Staff & Wire Reports

The chairman of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation’s board of directors said that officials were still conducting market research, setting up regulations and negotiating a revenue-sharing agreement with the state’s two tribal casinos.

You can't go wrong playing keno at the California hotel August 20, 2013 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | With tournaments coming up four times a year at downtown California Hotel, I thought I would show you another tourney ticket you might like to try.


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While Circus Circus falls under the MGM Resorts brand, the slot club is not linked to MGM’s Mlife club. The Circus Players Club operates independently and the card can also be used at Slots-A-Fun, next-door on the Las Vegas Strip.


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