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Asking Amy cheers poker players on

Asking Amy cheers poker players on

posted on October 03, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Dickinson has also written several popular books. Her memoir (published in 2009), “The Mighty Queens of Freeville: A Mother, a Daughter, and the Town That Raised Them,” quickly made The New York Times’ bestseller list.

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Basics to collecting casino chips

Basics to collecting casino chips

posted on October 03, 2017 by

The Lowdown on Casino Collectibles | I speak frequently to collectors who are now considering collecting casino items. Are you one of them? What I have learned is that they seem to want to collect everything from everywhere. But this month I will only address casino chips. 

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Century Gaming Technology sets tone for power slots

Century Gaming Technology sets tone for power slots

posted on October 03, 2017 by

Century Gaming Technologies is a company with deep roots in the neighborhood gaming market. As a local route operator, they have been suppliers of gaming devices and game management systems in Nevada over the past 50-plus years under various names.

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Tourney was no Garden of Eden

Tourney was no Garden of Eden

posted on September 26, 2017 by

Poker Scene | Last week I wrote about The Gardens Poker Classic getting off to a great start by smashing the $100,000 guarantee in its first event. But this week the Gardens finds itself in the middle of a poker controversy.

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Different casino games from around the world

Different casino games from around the world

posted on September 26, 2017 by

Around the world, gambling in casinos is a popular pastime among people seeking the thrill of the chance to win big. Others simply enjoy the chance to learn the different strategies and analysis involved in casino games.  

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Suncoast manager learned the trade from grandpa and lowball

Suncoast manager learned the trade from grandpa and lowball

posted on September 26, 2017 by

Poker Profiles | We visit Suncoast this month, a popular poker room in Summerlin. The poker room is a non-smoking, 10-table card room open 24 hours a day. It features 2-6 spread limit and 4-8 Hold’em, 4-8 Omaha hi-lo, 4-8 seven card stud hi-lo, and 2-10 seven card stud hi-lo.

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How to manage playing against all-in

How to manage playing against all-in

posted on September 26, 2017 by

Poker by George | In a game of poker, once a hand is in play the casino rule is that a player cannot add to his chips. During this hand, if he bets the last of his chips he is “all-in.” The dealer usually places an All-In button in front of him. 

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MegaKeno going up, up, up to over $2.1M

MegaKeno going up, up, up to over $2.1M

posted on September 26, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | The 10-spot Nevada Statewide Progressive for Megakeno is currently at $2,176,000 and rising. It costs just $1.50 to play.

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Optimist poker players will always out earn pessimists

Optimist poker players will always out earn pessimists

posted on September 26, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | An optimist is a person who is confident the future will bring good things for him. On the other hand, a pessimist believes the worst is bound to happen. As we will explain, their perspectives while playing the game of poker are so much different.

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$185K No-Limit Gardens Poker Classic underway

$185K No-Limit Gardens Poker Classic underway

posted on September 19, 2017 by

Poker Scene | The Gardens Poker Classic kicked off last Friday with a $100,000 guarantee No Limit Hold’em Deepstack. The $175 buy-in event smashed the guarantee with a $185,580 prize pool and 817 entries.

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Palms fitting in nicely as a Station

Palms fitting in nicely as a Station

posted on September 19, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Since Palms Casino Resort was acquired by Station Casinos in October 2016, we’ve seen the integration to the Boarding Pass, yet they still operate somewhat independently from some corporate promotions and offer their own separate mailer to players.

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Two suited cards and the flushes they create

Two suited cards and the flushes they create

posted on September 19, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Playing limit hold’em, on the flop, you can expect to pair up one of your hole cards about one out of three hands. Sometimes, it’s the top pair on the board. That’s nice! But what if there are also two suited cards on the flop? 

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Ins and outs of casino game analysis

Ins and outs of casino game analysis

posted on September 19, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | To date, I don’t think I’ve ever been asked to analyze a game that I found impossible to analyze. Some are more difficult than others. The number of cards dealt plays a significant part in the complexity of the analysis based on the sheer number of combinations.

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Handling the big moments

Handling the big moments

posted on September 19, 2017 by

Poker by George | Playing Texas hold’em in your Sunday afternoon home game, from a middle position, you are dealt Kd-Jc and limp to see the flop along with several other players. The flop comes down on the board, showing Ks-9d-3d. That gives you top pair on the board – an Aha! moment for you.

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Wa She Shu has one of the best gaming promotions we've heard about

Wa She Shu has one of the best gaming promotions we've heard about

posted on September 12, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Dedicated to providing a first-class customer experience, the casinos and hotels of Wind Creek Hospitality are renowned for their geniality and refinement. The company operates six properties in Nevada, and throughout the state of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle.

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Specialize your way to poker success

Specialize your way to poker success

posted on September 12, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | The game 7-card stud was once a very popular poker game, enjoyed by most players around the world. But, over the last 10 to 15 years, for all intents and purposes, it has been replaced by Texas hold’em. That game is a “has-been.” Few casinos, if any, still offer it.

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Handling trips and sets

Handling trips and sets

posted on September 12, 2017 by

Poker by George | Trips and sets are quite similar, but there is a significant difference. Both represent three-of-a-kind – most often a winning hand. 

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Video poker the best bet for high payback

Video poker the best bet for high payback

posted on September 12, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | When people ask me which games have the highest paybacks in the casino, I generally answer blackjack and video poker. Ultimate Texas Hold’em is not far behind, but with a much larger average wager size, it is not completely fair to put it in the same category.

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Weekly 7-card stud tourney at Hollywood Park casino

Weekly 7-card stud tourney at Hollywood Park casino

posted on September 12, 2017 by

Poker Scene | We have a poker tournament where I work every few months. Whether it’s a cash game or tournament, the game we always play is the ever-popular No-Limit Hold’em.

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We’re high on Sierra’s Grand Lodge

We’re high on Sierra’s Grand Lodge

posted on September 05, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Nestled in the Sierra Nevadas, Grand Lodge Casino at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe offers world-class gaming in a unique and blissfully serene atmosphere. Reminiscent of a traditional alpine lodge, the private and secluded resort sits like a jewel in the wilderness on Lake Tahoe’s tranquil north shore.

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