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Skill-based gaming growing thanks in large part to Graboyes

posted on February 21, 2017 by

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.

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Swipe, Match and Win at Boyd Casinos; South Point' Super Progressive Cash Bonus

posted on February 07, 2017 by

Reel Deals | Swipe, Match and Win all month long at California, Fremont, Gold Coast, Main Street Station, The Orleans, Sam’s Town and Suncoast. Earn five points on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., then swipe your B Connected card for the chance to win up to one million points, free slot play, dining offers and more.

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UK's Gambling Industry in Numbers 1999 - 2015

posted on January 31, 2017 by

Let's take a look at what the numbers are saying about the state of the gambling industry – both online and land-based – in the United Kingdom.

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The evolution of the slot machine

posted on January 31, 2017 by

The first ever slot was designed by an engineer called Charles Fey. The handsome jackpot for getting the three bells on the winning line was just 50c – admittedly a more appealing prize in the late 19th century than it would be today.

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Plaza redesigns its Royal Rewards slot program

posted on January 31, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | The Plaza Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas has redesigned its Royal Rewards players club cards and restructured its tiers.

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Play over 700 games at the Online Casino in Canada

posted on January 26, 2017 by

As winter sets in across the Dominion, we have a friendly challenge for Canadians: let’s see how many of the games at the online casino in Canada you can play until the snow and ice finally melt!

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Swedish casinos and game developers

posted on January 24, 2017 by

Sweden is a country full of avid gamblers. Sports betting, poker, and particularly casino, are very popular among Swedes.

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Penn. Supreme Court give legislators 4 months to come up with slot levy

posted on January 21, 2017 by

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Friday, in a 6-1 decision, gave legislators a four-month extension to come up with a new levy on slot machines. The ruling moves the court-imposed deadline from Jan. 23 until May 26.

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Timbers, 8-time winner of Vegas best bar food, has a great slot club

posted on January 17, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Timbers Hospitality Group owns and operates seven Timbers Bar & Grill locations throughout Las Vegas. They offer fun, friendly, neighborhood food and gaming and have won numerous awards for their food, including Best Bar Food eight times in the Las Vegas Review Journal’s “The Best of Las Vegas.”

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Golden Nugget Las Vegas hits 2017 with new entertainment

posted on January 13, 2017 by

The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is the most luxurious resort on the Fremont Street Experience, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations.

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South Point to start out 2017 with many Gaming Promotions

posted on January 13, 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.

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Palms offers Mega Moolah Player's Club Bonus in January

posted on January 10, 2017 by

Reel Deals | The New Year welcomes a bounty of new promotions for Boarding Pass members at Palms Casino Resort. Win up to $25,000 instantly with the Mega Moolah Player’s Club Bonus exclusively through Jan. 31.

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While the payouts are massive in slots, lotteries the gamble is too great

posted on January 10, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | I received an email this past week in response to last week’s column. The writer explained how while he enjoys video poker; he finds he enjoys slot machines and video keno because of the opportunity for big wins.

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A-Play Club offers casinos in four states including Silver Sevens

posted on January 03, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino has revamped its A-Play Club. Affinity Gaming owns and operates 11 casino properties – five in Nevada, three in Colorado, two in Missouri, and one in Iowa.

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Never going to understand the people preferring slot machines to video poker

posted on January 03, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Happy New Year! I’d like to ask my readers that do play slots to please let me know what you find alluring.

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Maximum bet on all poker machines throughout South Australia cut in half to $5

posted on December 31, 2016 by

In Australia, the maximum bet on all poker machines throughout the state of South Australia will cut in half to $5 starting today, but anti-pokies campaigners say the change does not go far enough.

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Benefits of playing with a UK online casino

posted on December 29, 2016 by

The United Kingdom legalized online gambling in 2005 and the UK Gambling Commission licensed the first UK casino online back in 2007. In the past nine years, dozens of companies have become licensed to offer online gambling.

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Asian authenticity lives at Lucky Dragon

posted on December 27, 2016 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino is Las Vegas’ first casino resort designed from the ground up to create an authentic Asian cultural and gaming experience. Features of the property include a nine-story hotel with 203 rooms, of which 22 are suites.

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How video poker became my top game

posted on December 27, 2016 by

Winning Strategies | When I was in my 20’s blackjack is what I played when I went into the casino. It had a good payback (99%-plus) and required a fair amount of skill in the form of strategy to earn this payback.

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Tis the season for a brand new slot

posted on December 22, 2016 by

Inevitably, the holiday season offers slot software developers the perfect stage for introducing new video slots. While not all of the slots introduced during this time of year come with a holiday theme, the cheer of the holiday season is still a great time to give slot players a little gift for the holidays.

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