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Why casino games are catching up with sports betting

Why casino games are catching up with sports betting

posted on March 09, 2018 by

Gambling is going through somewhat of a renaissance. Where the average gambler throughout the years has been generally restricted to betting on sports at the bookies or casino games at their local nightspot, the internet has ushered in a new era for betting.

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Explaining 5-card deal 32 different ways

Explaining 5-card deal 32 different ways

posted on March 06, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | In blackjack, the decisions slice a bit differently, so there was no need to talk about the expected value of each decision. Instead, each combination of player hand and dealer upcard was given an action to utilize – Hit, Stick, Double, Split or Surrender.

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Chasing down millions with Mega10 progressive

Chasing down millions with Mega10 progressive

posted on March 06, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | The 10-spot Mega10 Megakeno progressive stands at nearly $2.3 million and rising. Ticket cost is $1.50 and you can play at several casinos in Las Vegas and Reno. Everyone wants to be a millionaire. 

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People that chase aren't going to make it in poker

People that chase aren't going to make it in poker

posted on March 06, 2018 by

Heavenly Poker | Have you ever been a “chaser” at the poker table? These are players who hope to catch one of their outs even if they only have a few. Some may go all the way to the river and the showdown. 

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Dirty Book smells out cheaters

Dirty Book smells out cheaters

posted on March 06, 2018 by

Poker by George | The other day, a friend gave me a book I had never heard of. “Dirty Poker” is all about cheating at the poker table. It was written in 2006 by a man named Richard Marcus, who admits to having made cheating in poker, his life career.

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Bingo halls in the United Kingdom are under siege

Bingo halls in the United Kingdom are under siege

posted on March 05, 2018 by

Bingo halls, long a hotbed of socialization in the United Kingdom (UK), are under siege because elderly players are converting to online gambling from home. A recent report in the UK found that one in five over-55s now regularly enjoys playing over the internet.

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Fixing bad behavior at the poker table is important

Fixing bad behavior at the poker table is important

posted on February 27, 2018 by

Beyond the Numbers | I’ve seen many things at the poker table over the decades, and some I’m not proud of. With fifty years of poker to reflect back on, I will say for sure we need to change the way we handle abuse at the table.

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Atlantis, Dames go All-In

Atlantis, Dames go All-In

posted on February 27, 2018 by

Poker Profile | Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno has its All In Poker Series coming up March 15-25, featuring a $200,000 Main Event guarantee. So we interviewed Keith Dames, Atlantis poker room manager, about the big event and what’s going on at Atlantis.

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A day all can appreciate ‘21’

A day all can appreciate ‘21’

posted on February 27, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | I really thought I had heard it all when I learned there was a “Talk Like a Pirate Day” a few years ago. Then two weeks ago, I found out there is a National Blackjack Day.

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Ways of starting off well

Ways of starting off well

posted on February 27, 2018 by

Poker by George | Before getting into action in a Texas hold ’em poker game, there are steps you can take to enhance your chances of winning. Starting out at the casino, you have just signed up at the desk to play your preferred game.

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Luck or skill? Debate grows

Luck or skill? Debate grows

posted on February 27, 2018 by

Heavenly Poker | Is poker a game of luck or skill? That’s a question many people often ask themselves. If you have been a consistent loser at the tables, undoubtedly poker is all about luck. If you just suffered a couple of bad-beats, you are even more certain of that.

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10-spot is usually the max but not always

10-spot is usually the max but not always

posted on February 27, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | Usually I do not suggest playing more than 10 spots due to the very long odds but as the saying goes, “There is a time and place for everything.”

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Megakeno 10 spot progressive is at nearly $2.3 million and rising

Megakeno 10 spot progressive is at nearly $2.3 million and rising

posted on February 20, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | The statewide Megakeno 10 spot progressive stands at nearly $2.3 million and rising. For $1.50 and picking the right ten numbers the money can be yours. If you are going to play a 10-pot in the dollar range you might as well play the MegaKeno 10-spot.

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Truckee Gaming continues its expansion in Northern Nevada

Truckee Gaming continues its expansion in Northern Nevada

posted on February 20, 2018 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Truckee Gaming, LLC is a Reno based gaming company that now owns and operates five casinos in the Northern Nevada Region with over 45,000 square feet of gaming space. They recently completed the acquisition of three casinos and additional land owned by Pioneer Crossing Casinos, LLC.

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Expected Value explained for casino games

Expected Value explained for casino games

posted on February 20, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | As far as I know, my father, Lenny Frome, was the first person to coin the term Expected Value with regard to casino gaming. In fact, in some of his earliest columns he used the term “win power.” That term probably makes more sense to the lay person.

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Most Texas hold’em hands are drawing hands

Most Texas hold’em hands are drawing hands

posted on February 20, 2018 by

Heavenly Poker | After the flop, most Texas hold’em hands are drawing hands. They must improve to hope to win the pot. Based on your two hole cards and those on the board, there are certain cards (presumed to still be in the deck) that will complete your hand. These are your outs.

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Lately, my dreams most often relate to the game of poker

Lately, my dreams most often relate to the game of poker

posted on February 20, 2018 by

Poker by George | Everyone dreams. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a dream is a succession of images, thoughts, or emotions passing through the mind during sleep. Why do we dream? This is one of behavioral sciences’ greatest unanswered questions.

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Keep the party going in 2018 with Rock Shot Bingo

Keep the party going in 2018 with Rock Shot Bingo

posted on February 16, 2018 by

Station Casinos’ Rock Shot Bingo is filling March with fun options for a most non-traditional night out in the bingo room. At Red Rock Resort, Rock Shot Bingo turns into a disco party on March 29. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the game starts at 9 p.m. 

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Fortune Cup mechanical horse racing game gallops into The D Las Vegas

Fortune Cup mechanical horse racing game gallops into The D Las Vegas

posted on February 16, 2018 by

Beginning February 28, the D Las Vegas will saddle up as the first Downtown Las Vegas casino to feature the new-to-market Fortune Cup mechanical horse racing game. Created by Konami Gaming, Inc. and to be housed on the Vintage Vegas casino floor.

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More opportunities to win at Pala Casino Spa & Resort

More opportunities to win at Pala Casino Spa & Resort

posted on February 16, 2018 by

Calif. - Southern California poker players will have more opportunities to win extra cash at Pala Casino Spa & Resort in March when the Poker Room will host four Vegas Seat tournaments and its Pala Super Deep Stack and Friday Night 2K events.

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