Winning Strategies | It should be little surprise the largest display of new table games at the Las Vegas G2E belonged to Bally Technologies, which bought Shuffle Entertainment this past year.view
Business is brisk at the G2E exhibits this morning as attendees get their first look at the latest and greatest the gaming manufacturing and support industries have to offer casinos. Many are stopping at the Bally Technologies booth.view
Gaming Insider | California’s Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Indians are ready to take their chances with a hail-Mary-we’ve-got-nothing-to-lose tussle with circumstances.view
Vegas View | The famous “Lion’s Share” was one of 50 similar slot machines put into service at the MGM in 1993. Each machine had its own individual progressive jackpot (which grows with each losing spin).view
A long-planned initiative to create bigger jackpots by linking casino slot machines in New Jersey and Nevada is up and running. The progressive slots system links 100 machines in Atlantic City with 600 in Nevada.view
Winning Strategies | This week’s mailbag included an excellent question about Double Double Bonus video poker. If you are dealt a Full House consisting of three 2’s, 3’s or 4’s, how much are you giving up to go for the big payday?view
In Maryland, the Cordish Cos., operator of that state’s largest casino (so far) in the town of Hanover, has unveiled a slot machine that requires a wager of $500. The attraction is the chance to win $1 million from a single slots pull.view
Winning Strategies | If you’re strong at math, you might be able to figure out some of the strategies on your own. Ironically, blackjack scenarios can be relatively easy compared to video poker strategies.view
Real Deals | South Point Casino will host a Swipe, Spin ‘N Win giveaway every Sunday through Wednesday from 3 a.m. to 11 p.m. throughout August. Casino Club Card members will receive one kiosk swipe for the first 200 same day points.view
Winning Strategies | The topic comes courtesy of my own experiences this past week. I had one of those frustrating nights that could’ve been so much better “if only.” I like to play Double Double Bonus Poker if I’m out for a short period of time.view
They’re putting slot machines every place in Illinois and the result is the licensed casinos are getting seriously hurt, say gaming companies.view
Pokin' Around | I do a lot of switching between bonus poker, double double bonus, deuces wild and shockwave, but find the most reasonable game to play, economically, is Caveman Keno.view
Well-connected casino hosts have always been valued assets at casinos hoping to attract high-rollers and casinos will sometimes take desperate measures to keep a host or customer from being lured to the competition.
The Macau casino market is about to get a stress test. The Wynn Palace will welcome its first customers near the end of August. The Parisian, a Las Vegas Sands property will open its doors about a month later in September.
NFL Previews | This is the second of eight NFL division previews leading up to the 2016-17 regular season opener on Thursday, Sept. 8. The New England Patriots will be looking to set an NFL record this season when they go for their eighth straight division crown.
A double-shot of Major Championship golf this season as The PGA Championship gets underway just 11 days after the conclusion of the epic battle between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson at The British Open.
Vegas Sports Books | The South Point has come up with a fresh idea to make visiting its property a must throughout the NFL season. Of course the lure is cash, a whole bunch of it.