This is part 2 of the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) new games series. Part 1 focused on new games offered by IGT and the current state of skill-based gaming slots. This week we examine some of the new games being offered...view
Reel Deals | The $325,000 Pumpkin Patch Pick at all Boyd properties has returned for another year of great rewards. Earn 10 points every Friday and Saturday, then play the kiosk game through Oct. 24 for the chance to win.view
Fifth Street Gaming owns and operates the Silver Nugget Casino and the Lucky Club Hotel & Casino, both located in North Las Vegas. Silver Nugget and Lucky Club have a linked slot club, known as “My Points Las Vegas.view
Winning Strategies |In the video poker arena, it has gotten harder and harder to find 100%-plus games, which were never in abundance on the Strip anyhow. Finding even full-pay machines on the Strip has gotten harder.view
Slot Club Spotlight | Overlooking the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas, The Plaza Hotel & Casino offers guests a variety of gambling choices, including the latest penny slots, high-limit machines, classic favorites.view
Slot Club Spotlight | While Circus Circus falls under the MGM Resorts brand, the slot club is not linked to MGM’s Mlife club. The Circus Players Club operates independently and the card can also be used at Slots-A-Fun.view
Reel Deals | Beginning Oct. 1, the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino will launch the $250K Grand Slot Tournament. Jim Simms, new CEO of Downtown Grand said, “This will be the highest single payout ever for any slot tournament ever held at the Downtown Grand.view
The Analyst | I was forwarded a press release regarding a company touting their skill-based slot products and their optimism about having their machines in field trial in the early part of 2016. I don’t share their optimism about how speedy the process will work.view
While Canada and the United States of America share many significant cultural, economic and social ties, there are also many ways in which the two countries are different. One area in which these two large neighbors vary is in the world of online gambling.view
Slot Club Spotlight | The Royal Players Club at the Four Queens in downtown Las Vegas offers a full-service casino. It includes over 1,000 of the newest and hottest game variety plus video poker having liberal pay tables.view
Real Deals | B Loyal to the Royal at the Gold Coast, where you can win bonus slot dollars when you hit a royal flush on video poker. For all royal flushes hit with a max coin bet, you will receive $20 in slot dollars.view
Winning Strategies | Anytime I mention 100-play, an interesting question comes up. Does a 100-play machine raise or lower the volatility of the game relative to a single play? Volatility is a measure of the streakiness of the game.view
So…Nicole here just won $1.9 million at Fiesta Henderson! She received the warmest welcome to Vegas, ever, having just moved to Vegas in March.view
Real Deals | International Game Technology (IGT) and Station Casinos invite players to participate in an exciting promotion that could deliver big wins to Boarding Pass members in celebration of Wheel of Fortune slots minting its 1,000th millionaire.view
Slot Club Spotlight | The Backstage Pass Club at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers some very unique ways to earn points as well as many unique benefits. The club desk is located at the casino cage in the HRH Tower adjacent to Luxe Bar.view
Slot Club Spotlight | Located in downtown Henderson (120 Market St.), Emerald Island Casino has a catchy phrase to describe the fun little casino: “Nevada’s ONLY All Penny Casino, Where Every Day is Promotion Day!”view
Slot Club Spotlight | While the Tropicana Las Vegas is under sale to Penn National Gaming, (the deal is scheduled to close by the end of year) there is still plenty of time to enjoy the benefits of the Trop Plus Players Club.view
Celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck is relocating his legendary flagship restaurant Spago, to the Bellagio Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip in the spring of next year. The new dining spot is taking over the space currently occupied by Olives.
The Osage Nation in Oklahoma has hired Steve Tilley, a former speaker of the Missouri House, to lobby on its behalf for a new casino in Missouri. Federal law allows Native American tribes to open casinos in states outside of their reservations under certain circumstances.
The busiest casino executive in Las Vegas may well be Jon Gray, newly installed at the helm of the off-strip, three-towered upscale Palms Casino Resort where he now serves as vice president and general manager.
Feist Facts | It’s time to kick off a new football season! College football begins Aug. 26, so here’s a look at the top teams, starting with my top 21-40. The Cardinals dazzled, then flopped in a 0-3 SU/ATS finish, losing to Houston and Kentucky as -17 and -28 chalk.
NFL Previews | For the second straight year the NFC South is the home of the defending NFC champion coming to grips with a crushing Super Bowl defeat.