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Hutter leads World Series of Poker

Hutter leads World Series of Poker

posted on July 10, 2018 by

The 2018 World Series of Poker $10,000 buy-in Main Event is down to just 310 after beginning last week with a field of 7,874. The chip leader in the quest for the championship bracelet and the first-place prize of $8.8 million is Barry Hutter with 5,597,000 heading into Day 5.

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My advice: Bet sports

My advice: Bet sports

posted on July 10, 2018 by

Wise Kracks | I live in a high-rise on the Strip. In that building, many of the residents are “trust fund kids” (as I like to call them, meaning young adults with $250K cars and no job), who also love to gamble.

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Runner-Runner simply a matter of luck

Runner-Runner simply a matter of luck

posted on July 10, 2018 by

Poker by George | Laying in bed the other morning, I thought about a particular hand I recently won at the Hustler Casino. It was a $4-$8 limit hold’em game with a full table of nine players. I was a bit behind, and it was close to the time for me to pack up and go home; so, I was hoping for a win.

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Seeing the music in poker

Seeing the music in poker

posted on July 10, 2018 by

Heavenly Poker | Playing poker, there are many occasions when your emotions will be stirred one way or another, but nothing compares to holding the nuts after all the cards have been dealt out – the very best hand possible.

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Large progressives available throughout Vegas, Reno

Large progressives available throughout Vegas, Reno

posted on July 10, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | The availability of large progressives in keno gives players a chance to go for a large jackpot by hitting all the numbers on a progressive ticket. These tickets are featured in several casinos around Las Vegas and Reno. 

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How your poker etiquette can lead to success or failure

How your poker etiquette can lead to success or failure

posted on July 06, 2018 by

Poker can be a strange old game. Despite the players around the table all trying to take as much money off each other as possible, there are still plenty of unwritten rules and etiquette that need to be adhered to avoid the situation descending into total chaos.

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50 years of cashing in poker

50 years of cashing in poker

posted on July 03, 2018 by

Beyond the Numbers | I still can’t believe I have cashed in poker tournaments every year for fifty years. When you make poker your life for over half a century, you make it into a very exclusive club. I have to admit, playing poker for a living has taken a toll...

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Taking a timeout from all day sports for some poker

Taking a timeout from all day sports for some poker

posted on July 03, 2018 by

Wise Kracks | Over the last few weeks, I have played some poker, which is something I rarely do. I find poker to be very profitable when the WSOP is in town, as most sharps do. However, my problem is I cannot stand the poker environment for any length of time.

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ace|PLAY helps Stratosphere bring back some old Vegas style

ace|PLAY helps Stratosphere bring back some old Vegas style

posted on July 03, 2018 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower's gaming floor is constantly updated with state-of-the-art slot machines, video reels and poker, plus an action-packed race and sportsbook and a 24-hour poker room with eight tables.

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What makes a casino collectible valuable?

What makes a casino collectible valuable?

posted on July 03, 2018 by

The Lowdown on Casino Collectibles | What makes a casino collectible valuable? First and foremost, the origin of the collectible. Next, WHEN was the item made and/or used? Also, HOW the casino is remembered is important; the more notorious the better! 

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Checking out that Jacks or Better table

Checking out that Jacks or Better table

posted on July 03, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | Just over two months to go until National Video Poker Day (Sept. 6 aka 9/6). We’ve got a lot to cover between now and then. The past few weeks, I’ve covered some of how the strategy for video poker is developed, which all culminated in the creation of a strategy table.

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Doyle Brunson is a class act

Doyle Brunson is a class act

posted on July 03, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Poker pro Doyle Brunson was not intent on being branded as a legend when he arrived in Las Vegas from Texas nearly fifty years ago. He was merely interested in finding some good poker action. 

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Cortez ahead of game for U1 machines

Cortez ahead of game for U1 machines

posted on July 03, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | The El Cortez is again at the head of the pack with new keno machine offerings from IGT and U1 Gaming. There is no lack of enthusiasm in keno and players can have more fun than ever.

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Noting costs to play

Noting costs to play

posted on July 03, 2018 by

Heavenly Poker | There is a significant cost to play poker in casinos and cardrooms. You cannot fault the casino; it has substantial expenses and must make a profit to stay in business. If you won’t accept these costs, you could seek a home game – as do many recreational players. Your choice.

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Winning bigger pots - the third chapter

Winning bigger pots - the third chapter

posted on July 03, 2018 by

Poker by George | Every poker player develops an image. It is determined by how you play the hands dealt to you, which your opponents at the table can readily identify: tight or loose; passive or aggressive; and/or deceptive (likely to bluff.).

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Baccarat back – for now

Baccarat back – for now

posted on July 03, 2018 by

The Analyst | Last week’s release of May’s gaming results showed another billion-dollar month for Nevada’s gaming revenue. It was led by the usual big three categories – Slots, followed by Baccarat, trailed by Blackjack.

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Different ways of World Cup Betting

Different ways of World Cup Betting

posted on June 28, 2018 by

The FIFA 2018 Russia World Cup is in full swing now as the 3rd round of the group stage draws to a close, determining all 16 national teams that will go through to the elimination rounds of the tournament.

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Online Casino Gambling – Safer Than Land-Based Casino Gambling?

Online Casino Gambling – Safer Than Land-Based Casino Gambling?

posted on June 28, 2018 by

Since the advent of online casino gambling, gaming experts have been at odds over which one (online or land-based casino) is safer for the gambler. 

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Gamblers from around the world can now play roulette at Foxwoods

Gamblers from around the world can now play roulette at Foxwoods

posted on June 27, 2018 by

Gamblers from around the world can now play roulette at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Through Authentic Roulette, an online platform has been introduced enabling casino players around the world to play a live table game from the floor of the Connecticut casino.

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A better value playing that 75-cent way

A better value playing that 75-cent way

posted on June 26, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | Last column we discussed playing the El Cortez catch all 75-cent rate for their 75th anniversary (they now are at 77 but the rate remains) for 4, 5 and 6 spots.

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MGM, Caesars, Wynn request easier mobile sign-up systemMGM, Caesars, Wynn request easier…

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.

Massachusetts MGM casino earns $27M during 1st month openMassachusetts MGM casino earns $27M…

MGM has reported nearly $27 million in revenue during the first full month of operation at its Massachusetts casino. MGM Springfield generated $18 million in gross revenues from slot machines and another $8.8 million from table games like blackjack and roulette.

Golden Nugget Las Vegas will not take wagers on Houston RocketsGolden Nugget Las Vegas will not take…

With the NBA season tipping off this week, Tony Miller should set the over/under on the number of times one of his Golden Nugget ticket writers gets asked why they don’t have the Houston Rockets on the betting board.

Culinary Union agrees to a tentative five-year contract with TICulinary Union agrees to a tentative…

The last one on the Strip is in. Now it’s down to two properties downtown to reach agreements with the culinary union. Union representatives reportedly agreed Monday night to a tentative five-year contract covering 1,500 employees at the TI.

Perhaps the new ‘DonBestBetCamp’ is just for youPerhaps the new ‘DonBestBetCamp’ is…

Need some help making those sports bets? Perhaps the new “DonBestBetCamp” is just for you.  The first camp is scheduled for Friday, November 16 at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, home of the FanDuel Sportsbook

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