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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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Australian senator: 2017 'very unhappy year for gambling industry'

posted on December 21, 2016 by

A powerful Australian senator, Nick Xenophon, says 2017 will be a "very unhappy year for the gambling industry” promising a Senate inquiry for retail giant Woolworths and “pokie” machine makers.

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Multi-strike makes smart poker decisions confusing

posted on December 20, 2016 by

Winning Strategies | I’ve been working on casino games for nearly 30 years and in my writings I usually apply some examples my father originally used in his “Expert Video Poker for Las Vegas” book. 

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Venetian innovating with Stadium Blackjack

posted on December 13, 2016 by

Dye-ing to Know | Robert Cinelli heard a loud roar and wondered what all the commotion was about on the casino floor at The Venetian. It was a Saturday night, but those types of responses usually come from a craps table or the sportsbook. This was coming from somewhere else.

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Book fair leads to remembering dad breaking down video poker

posted on December 13, 2016 by

Winning Strategies | Slot machines don’t work the same way as video poker machines. You may see 20 symbols on a reel, but this doesn’t mean each has a 5% probability of appearing in any given spin. If there are four reels on the slot machine, some of the apparent combinations may never appear. They can be programmed this way completely legally.

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IGT to develop lottery products based on reality show Shark Tank

posted on December 08, 2016 by

International Game Technology (IGT), through a subsidiary, has entered into a multi-year licensing deal with Sony Pictures Television to develop and distribute lottery products based on the popular reality show Shark Tank.

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Double double bonus can prove to be minus even with proper strategy

posted on December 06, 2016 by

Winning Strategies | This past week, I ventured over to a locals casino and had what was possibly the worst video poker session I have had in years. I was playing Double Double Bonus on a Multi-Strike machine and I just had no luck from beginning to end.

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Seven myths of online gambling

posted on November 29, 2016 by

It is funny how quickly a widely held belief can take hold without any factual backing. The world of online gambling is not exempt to this phenomenon and there are currently quite a few “stories” doing the rounds. 

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Canadian players have online gambling options

posted on November 25, 2016 by

Canadian players have access to thousands – that’s no exaggeration – of online casinos, giving you a true pick of the litter. The pure number of options alone is an exciting prospect, but there are certain things you should be aware of.

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