Keno Connections | Our first keno manager profile, is Brandis Franz, bingo/keno manager at Santa Fe Station. Franz, 38, has been an employee at Santa Fe for nearly 12 years, starting as an on-call keno runner.view
Winning Strategies | This past week, I played a fair amount of video poker and something struck me: If you want to win at video poker you have to get your Four of a Kinds. You need Royal Flushes too – but that is more over the long run.view
Poker by George | The word “gambling” carries a negative connotation; i.e., something to be avoided. According to Wikipedia, “gambling is the wagering of money or something of value… on an event with an uncertain outcome, with the primary intent of winning money or material goods.”view
Crazy for Keno | As this article is being composed Megakeno Progressives stand at the 10-spot at over $2.45 million, the 9 spot at over $55,000, the 8 spot at nearly $100,000, and the 7 spot at over $26,000. Go to the El Cortez, The Plaza, or The Excalibur for the best pay tables.view
Beyond the Numbers | I had the honor to interview Jack Binion, a true legend of the gaming industry. Binion’s love of all things poker would change the industry forever, and now he is supporting a cause dear to him – Keep Memory Alive.view
Slot Club Spotlight | “From Dust to Gold.” That’s the saying the Palms Casino Resort has been touting since undergoing an extensive $620 million remodel over the past 2 years.view
This August the EPT (European Poker Tour) returns in Barcelona. One of the most popular poker events of the year – attracting the biggest poker players from all around the globe. The action started August 21st and will not stop until the 2nd of September.view
Big Bingo Weekend is coming back this October, followed by the November to Remember Bingo Bash in November.view
Crazy for Keno | The 10-spot MegaKeno jackpot progressive is approaching $2.5 million and the 8-spot is nearing $100,000 – all possible for just a $1.50 bet. This is a nice goal but many of you would prefer to have more chances, albeit for lower top payout.view
Beyond the Numbers | I introduced four-card poker to the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas in the spring of 1982. The game we spread at the Nugget started out as limit, but after two hours of boring, short-handed poker, we decided to change it to pot-limit.view
Winning Strategies | I get asked a lot if video poker machines are “rigged.” My father, Lenny Frome, gave video poker the title of America’s National Game of Chance. I don’t think he would’ve done this, nor would it have been deserved, if it was a game known to be rigged.view
Poker by George | In Texas hold’em, the best starting-hand is pocket Aces – A-A in the hole. Your hand is well in the lead over all of your opponents – the “enemy.” To help ensure victory, you ought to keep the lead by forcing out some – but not all – of your opponents.view
Gambling has changed a great deal over the years and has evolved from the high street to a brand new digital era thanks to advances in technology.view
Tilman Fertitta reportedly has approached Caesars Entertainment about a potential merger agreement. Fertitta owns the Golden Nugget brand, which includes casinos in downtown Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Biloxi and other locations, in addition to the NBA’s Houston Rockets.
Vegas Sports Books | The 49ers covering +9.5 in a 33-30 loss at Green Bay Monday night capped a winning Week 6 of the NFL for Nevada sports books.
Poker Profiles | The Venetian is home to the Deepstack Extravanga Tournaments, some of the most popular poker tournaments in the world. We interviewed Tommy LaRosa, the Venetian’s Poker Room Manager for his background and thoughts on poker.
Dye-ing to Know | One of the most familiar names in Gaming Today’s Bookies Battle over the last couple decades has been “Johnny Spot.” John Druzisky, a supervisor at “The Book” inside The LINQ, got his nickname back when he was hanging out regularly in pool halls.
Reacting to an easier mobile sign-up system recently adopted by New Jersey, MGM, Caesars and Wynn requested that Nevada sports books be allowed to implement remote registration and identity verification for mobile accounts.