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From Atari computers to video poker expert

From Atari computers to video poker expert

posted on May 16, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | It seems only fitting that I would be writing this article on the eve of what would’ve been my father’s 91st birthday. My father, Lenny Frome, was the first person to analyze the game of video poker and wrote about it extensively as many of you know.

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Westgate offers fantastic $100 slot promotion

Westgate offers fantastic $100 slot promotion

posted on May 09, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | It was over a year ago when we last reviewed Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. With several new promotions and a new loss rebate program, it’s time to take another look!

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Questioning my dad's math doesn't compute

Questioning my dad's math doesn't compute

posted on May 09, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Through the years that I have been analyzing games, occasionally I get an email from someone criticizing my dad’s work. They had found some error or imperfection in his math.

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Online Casino Concerns

Online Casino Concerns

posted on May 03, 2017 by

Because online casino gaming does not require face-to-face interaction with both the casino game dealer and the casino game player, there are large chances of cheating incidences that may occur.

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Century Casino scores for Denver

Century Casino scores for Denver

posted on May 02, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Colorado’s Century Casino & Hotel Central City is located not far from Denver and provides locals and tourists with comfortable guest rooms, slot gaming in a 14,000 square-foot casino, plus table games including blackjack, roulette and craps and two restaurants.

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Ohio may allow state's seven racetrack slots parlors to offer video poker

Ohio may allow state's seven racetrack slots parlors to offer video poker

posted on May 01, 2017 by

Ohio lawmakers may begin a push to allow the state’s seven racetrack slots parlors to offer video poker as they look to gambling to raise revenue for K-12 education. The gambling expansion is among hundreds of changes made to the proposed state budget.

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Video poker machines don't get hot or cold

Video poker machines don't get hot or cold

posted on April 25, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | This past week, when we met, we covered a variety of video poker fallacies. The first was that video poker machines always seem to start hot and then they get very cold. It is as if they are programmed to sucker you in. Well, this one is half fallacy. 

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Common myths busted about online casinos!

Common myths busted about online casinos!

posted on April 19, 2017 by

Have you been swept off your feet by the exciting world of online betting? Or are you just watching from the side-lines, seeing your friends scoop the big prizes and hit the big time? With more states creating legislation that legalizes online gambling, it is time to get with the program! 

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No entry fee Golden Arm Craps Tournament set for The Cal

No entry fee Golden Arm Craps Tournament set for The Cal

posted on April 18, 2017 by

Reel Deals | Qualify for the “No Entry Fee Golden Arm Craps Tournament” at The California Hotel in downtown Las Vegas by being one of the top dice players who have the most rolls without a 7 out.

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El Capitan brings an old Vegas feel but has plenty of new slots

El Capitan brings an old Vegas feel but has plenty of new slots

posted on April 18, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Northern Star Casinos own and operate five casino properties in Northern Nevada. Their casinos and lodging properties capture a relaxed, comfortable charm while offering the newest games, innovative promotions, aggressive cash back, comps and friendly service.

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Playing 2-bit Menu keno at Rio, Bally's and Harrah's

Playing 2-bit Menu keno at Rio, Bally's and Harrah's

posted on April 18, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | As I write this column the MegaKeno 10-spot progressive (statewide in selected casinos) is nearing $2.1 million and the Atlantic Casino (Reno) 9-spot More to the Meter progressive is approaching $1.5 million. They each cost $1.50 per ticket or per way to play, best of luck to you!

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GameCo to develop new skill-based gambling video game based on Star trek

GameCo to develop new skill-based gambling video game based on Star trek

posted on April 10, 2017 by

GameCo Inc., has announced that it has entered into a license agreement with CBS Consumer Products and will now develop a new skill-based gambling video game based on the iconic pop culture phenomenon, Star Trek.

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Experience Instant Wins and Spins at Station Casinos this April

Experience Instant Wins and Spins at Station Casinos this April

posted on April 04, 2017 by

Imagine playing your favorite reel, slot or video poker machine when all of a sudden, everyone in the casino gets free play. With the $2.5 Million Instant Wins & Spins Weekends at Station Casinos this April, this could be your reality.

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Betting structures of Ante/Play poker systems

Betting structures of Ante/Play poker systems

posted on April 04, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Recently, I had an exchange with a game inventor while we were tweaking his game. The topic came up about the relatively common betting structure of Ante/Play, used in many games such as Three Card and Four Card Poker.

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Sportsbooks opt out of Poland over taxing issues

Sportsbooks opt out of Poland over taxing issues

posted on April 04, 2017 by

New online gaming laws in Poland, about to come into force, have incited a market exit by numerous operators. Recently, gambling companies like Betfair, William Hill, Bet356, Pinnacle Sports and Mr Green have all abandoned their Polish customers.

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Downtown Grand making tax returns even better

Downtown Grand making tax returns even better

posted on April 04, 2017 by

Reel Deals | The Downtown Grand is hosting a Tax Return Cashing Promotion now through April 15. Qualified participants will receive 5% back in free slot play.

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Luck and gambling: Is there a connection?

Luck and gambling: Is there a connection?

posted on March 28, 2017 by

Gambling is synonymous with luck – the ‘metaphysical’ phenomenon that determines who wins and who loses. Is luck real? And if not, what are good luck charms? You got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky?

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Silver has its rewards at Desert Diamond Casinos

Silver has its rewards at Desert Diamond Casinos

posted on March 21, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Desert Diamond Casinos is an enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation, operating four casinos in Arizona. They offer a mix of gaming and award-winning promotions, exquisite dining experiences and big name entertainment...

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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas opens new casino deals

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas opens new casino deals

posted on March 21, 2017 by

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is a luxury casino and resort offering a decidedly different perspective from its commitment to integrating art into every experience to the world renowned Restaurant Collection and distinct entertainment venues. 

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Razgu hand as unpleasant as it sounds

Razgu hand as unpleasant as it sounds

posted on March 14, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | By now, hopefully, we all know once something is posted on the Internet it never disappears completely. Nonetheless, it was quite a shock when I received an email this past week from a reader who came across a column I wrote in 2004!

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