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.view
The Maryland Live! Casino in Hanover, Md., announced that Son L. was the winner of the casino’s $1 Million Baccarat Tournament Series. The tournament, which began July 31 last year, was held as a series of monthly events that each had 300 spots available for participants who had qualified prior to each event.view
Dye-ing to Know | It’s been 3½ months since Blaine Graboyes’ skill-based, video-game gambling machines hit the casino floors in Atlantic City. Within a few more months, Graboyes expects to be in casinos here in Nevada.view
Winning Strategies | Successful game inventors know they cannot fall in love with their game idea. Just because you like it, doesn’t mean everyone else (or anyone else) will. Of course, one of the issues with this is even if you are willing to be flexible, you generally don’t get endless chances.view
Slot Club Spotlight | With the holidays coming up, you can find many opportunities to use slot club points for shopping and gifts. This week we’ll look at MGM’s Holiday Gift Shoppe as well as the Golden Nugget’s Gift Point Program and the Cannery’s Premium Gift Gallery.view
Reel Deals | It only seems fitting that we celebrate our military with Veterans Day this Friday. We start up north of Las Vegas in Mesquite. Honoring those who have served to protect American citizens Mesquite Gaming will honor our military with a complimentary buffet.view
Winning Strategies | How many of you are sick of reading about polls? Presidential polls, Senate polls, debate polls, local question polls. This column is NOT political. But since all the numbers you hear about polls are about math and statistics, many of the same types of numbers used in gaming, I thought I might give a quick lesson on interpreting some of what you hear.view
An Australian lawsuit continues in which a factory worker claims he was part of a syndicate that won $40 million (AUD). His workmates say he was not part of the group and is not entitled to part of the windfall.view
Winning Strategies | I will not find it surprising that virtually all of Scientific Games’ table games are fitting into one of these two categories – blackjack and poker. Many inventors have tried to break this mold, and none have succeeded.view
Winning Strategies | Today’s topic comes courtesy of Facebook. A friend of a friend posted that she was leaving Las Vegas happy because she was departing as a winner. She won all three spins at roulette and was done.view
Reel Deals | Throughout July, all South Point Casino Club players have the opportunity to win a cash progressive bonus while playing their favorite slot machines. The progressive bonus will hit by $25,000.view
Slot Club Spotlight | Celebrating its 50th year, the once bankrupt motel that stood on the banks of the Colorado River has evolved into a resort and casino of epic proportions: Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino.view
In its continued effort to attract esports enthusiasts and video gamers, Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino will host the opening event for the 2016 Madden Community Championshipview
Slot Club Spotlight | Wildfire Gaming is a division of Station Casinos, a group of casinos that utilize the Boarding Pass slot club. The Boarding Pass is a player’s club card, valid at all Station Casinos, Fiesta and Wildfire Gaming properties.view
Winning Strategies | Expert Strategy has always been about the long run. Occasionally, someone has come along and tried to knock it by stating the long run is so far out there that striving for it is a fool’s errand. Obviously, I disagree.view
Slot Club Spotlight | Club Grazie is the loyalty program (slot club) of The Venetian and The Palazzo. One card will work for both properties and combines and shares points. The Grazie card can be used at slot, video poker, table games and in the poker room.view
Winning Strategies | EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of two parts on a recent student gaming showcase sponsored by Station Casinos in partnership with UNLV. It was held ;at Red Rock Casino & Resort. Next up was Super Blackjack.view
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.
More details are being reported regarding a suburban Toronto woman’s denial of a slot jackpot at the Seneca Niagara Casino in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Pasqua DiGianni now acknowledges signing a document barring herself from the casino.
International Game Technology has announced the appointment of Fabio Celadon as Senior Vice President, Gaming Portfolio. Celadon most recently served as Managing Director, IGT Greater China and Senior Vice President, IGT International.
The latest reports to the New York State Gaming Commission show weekly revenues fell at both Rivers Casino and Resort, recently opened in Schenectady, and the Saratoga Casino and Hotel.
Wynn Palace in Macau, the recently opened casino property on the Cotai Strip, appears to have gained a significant first-quarter mass-market share from its rivals. GGR Asia reports a Thursday note from analyst David Bain, has cited various factors helping the property.