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Video poker game never seen before called blackjack poker January 21, 2014 by Mark Mayer

Pokin' Around | The game was blackjack poker. Now I certainly know blackjack and have had way too many losing bouts with double double bonus, deuces wild and deluxe poker. But I’ve never seen blackjack poker the game.

Macau considering electronic games cap January 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Government officials in Macau are considering the possibility of putting a cap on the number of electronic games being employed in the world’s largest gaming area.

2014 wish: Let's win and make casino gambling fun January 07, 2014 by Marc Meltzer

Smart & Fun Gambling | Welcome to 2014. Along with a new year there are some wishes I’d like to see in the casinos. No matter how realistic they are they probably won’t come true…but a guy can dream.

N.H. lawmakers considering electronic keno bill January 06, 2014 by Ray Poirier

While New Hampshire lawmakers consider expanding gambling to include one or more casinos, a separate bill that would allow electronic Keno games to be played in bars and restaurants that serve alcohol will be considered.

Figure 8 Technologies sued by City of Los Angeles January 06, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Figure 8 Technologies, a North Carolina company that attempted to provide illegal casino-style games to California cyber cafes is being sued by the City of Los Angeles.

Penn. slots post first year-end revenue decline January 06, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Annual revenue from Pennsylvania slot machines has dipped 3.5 percent to less than $2.4 billion for the first time since the state’s first casino opened in 2006, reflecting increased competition from border states.

Video slot machine revenue tumbles at R.I. casinos December 23, 2013 by Staff & Wire Reports

Rhode Island says the Twin River Casino took in more money in the first four months of the budget year, but revenue from video slot machines tumbled. The machines at Twin River produced $156.8 million, a drop of $572,946 from the same period last year.

PENN announces 'Marquee Millionaire' slot tournament December 19, 2013 by Staff & Wire Reports

Slot players will have a million reasons to play in 2014 as Penn National Gaming starts its Marquee Millionaire national slot tournament. The series will begin at Hollywood Casino in Columbus, Ohio and culminate at the M Resort Spa & Casino in Las Vegas.

Penny slots offering fighting chance at bigger winner December 17, 2013 by Mark Mayer

Pokin' Around | Ultra Stack Lion and its “brother” Dragon are 50-line games with high-quality graphics and animation. The central feature of the base game is the collection of animal symbols, which appear clustered in stacks on the reels to create multiple wins.

Knowing returns important in Internet gambling December 17, 2013 by Marc Meltzer

Smart and Fun Gambling | With online gaming launching in New Jersey I was curious to see what rules and returns were available for the games. Blackjack and video poker, specifically, have rules and pay tables that can affect the returns anywhere from 1% to 5%.

'Old Rock' casino could threaten charitable gaming December 16, 2013 by Ray Poirier

It has been described as charitable gaming but when the totals reach the neighborhood of $75 million annually, there are many in New Hampshire who believe the activity rises to the commercial gambling level.

House not acting on Internet gambling right away December 16, 2013 by Ray Poirier

After listening to both sides of the argument of whether the federal government should address the problems of Internet gambling, Rep. Lee Terry, R.-Neb. said he saw no great consensus among his colleagues to call for immediate action.

Distractions can impact game of blackjack or video poker December 10, 2013 by Marc Meltzer

Smart & Fun Gambling | Distractions are an easy way to get you out of your comfort zone and make you a bad gambler. The 6:5 blackjack may be masked with party pits, go-go dancers, loud music and side bets to distract you.

Riviera benefits local children with annual 'Toy D-RIV-E' December 10, 2013 by H. Scot Krause

Real Deals | Tis the season for giving – and receiving! Riviera hotel/casino is proud to benefit local children in need with the “Toy D-RIV-E.” Las Vegas locals who drop off a new, unwrapped toy to the Box Office will receive a ticket to an upcoming comedy show.

Final hands on strategy table for Jacks or Better video poker December 10, 2013 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | We’re down to the final hands on the strategy table. For the past several weeks, I have been slowly walking through the strategy for full-pay Jacks or Better video poker.

The Walking Dead slot game is newest Aristocrat venture December 04, 2013 by Staff & Wire Reports

The Walking Dead Slot Game is based on AMC’s hit TV series. AMC’s leading brand combined with Aristocrat’s superior math will attract a horde of new players in a game that challenges players to win the fight for survival.

$75,000 a day at Station Casinos with 'Jumbo Free Cash' December 03, 2013 by H. Scot Krause

Real Deals | Station Casinos has launched its $2.7 million “Jumbo Free Cash” giveaway. All guests actively playing slots or video poker with their Boarding Pass inserted in the machine will be eligible to receive bonus cash. 

Online gaming excites Borgata in Atlantic City December 03, 2013 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City announced it has been authorized by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement to offer real-money online gaming to the general public in the state of New Jersey.

Jacks or Better plan: We're almost there December 03, 2013 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | For the past few weeks, I’ve been slowly walking through the strategy table for full-pay Jacks or Better video poker. I’m about 2/3 though and what’s left is, well, just not pretty.

Thankful for online gambling community and gambling apps December 03, 2013 by Marc Meltzer

Smart & Fun Gambling | Thanksgiving just passed and it’s always a time to look back and be thankful for the things we have. When it comes to the casino I’m thankful for technology and the amazing community of gamblers online who have helped me.

 Race Day Las Vegas Ralph Siraco

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While knowing probabilities and combinations is quite helpful, they can be figured out as well by writing down all the possible combinations if too many. Let’s say you like 7-spot tickets (I do, especially downtown where $1 can get you up to $17,500 and 80 cents can get you up to $14,000) and want to target 7-spots in your way tickets. Simply group your ways so they add up to 7.



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