Winning Strategies | The Two Pair is one of the more curious hands in video poker. In jacks or better and bonus poker, it is a very important hand. It accounts for roughly 26% of your payback; 13% of your hands end up as a Two Pair.view
Crazy for Keno | The Mega10 Megakeno Progressive 10-spot now stands at nearly $2.2 million and continues to rise. Except for the progressives, a 7-spot – especially in downtown Las Vegas – offers the greatest bank for your bet.view
Poker by George | Jonathan Little is a highly regarded poker pro and writer/teacher; but that doesn’t mean he is always correct. In a recent publication, he described an interesting hand in a high-stakes no-limit hold’em tournament that cost him a substantial portion of his chip stacks.view
Winning Strategies | One of the hot topics of this year’s Global Gaming Expo was skill-based games. For those of us in the industry for a while, we find the notion that skill-based gaming is a new concept to be misleading.view
Poker Scene | My brother asked me how to become a prop player, which is a person hired by a casino to start games and keep games going. I asked my husband, Robert Turner, who has managed props at several casinos, what it takes to become a prop.view
Poker by George | It’s always exciting to be dealt pocket Aces (A-A) while playing Texas hold’em. It’s a rare experience; you can expect to be dealt that only one out of 221 hands on average. So cherish the occasion; make the most of it.view
Heavenly Poker | At one time or another, we have all had the wonderful experience of being “on a roll” – a prolonged spell of success or good luck at the poker table. What an awesome experience; great for your morale and psyche!view
Winning Strategies | I’ve been going to the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) for the past 15 years or so. Some years there have been more table games to see, some years less. This is from a pure quantity perspective, not quality. This year had to be the overall worst in terms of both.view
Slot Club Spotlight | The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe is a fully integrated gaming resort set between picturesque Lake Tahoe and the impressive Sierra Nevada Mountains providing year-round enjoyment.view
Poker Scene | The annual Big Poker Oktober is currently underway at the Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Bell Gardens, California. The first event was a $350 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em tournament held on Sunday, Oct. 1.view
Crazy for Keno | First of all, the Nevada Statewide MegaKeno 10-spot progressive is at $2,183,000 and rising. You can win it all for $1.50. Mark your ticket in groups such as 3-3-2-2, giving you a 10 (could be worth over $2M), two 8s, two 7s, a 6, and four 5s.view
Heavenly Poker | Sometimes the cards will surprise you. Hopefully, it’s a pleasant surprise. Playing limit hold’em at my local casino, it was a full table as I looked down at Jc-Js in the hole – pocket jacks.view
Poker by George | On occasion, most of us dream while sleeping. Have you ever dreamed about poker? The other night, having fallen asleep while reading an antique poker book a friend had given me, I found myself dreaming of a poker hand.view
Reel Deals | Pumpkin Patch Pick is back at Boyd Casinos, and Station Casinos goes pink this month. Boyd B Connected members can win up to $5,000 in cash during the Pumpkin Patch Pick promotion this month at The Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast and Sam’s Town.view
Winning Strategies | Welcome to the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2017! There is little doubt my bread and butter (video poker and table games) is not what most people are talking about this year. I’m guessing most of the talk will once again be about skill-based gaming.view
Slot Club Spotlight | Las Vegas’ original hotel, Golden Gate Hotel & Casino, has completed a major expansion project, marking a new chapter in the 111-year-old downtown Las Vegas property’s elaborate history.view
The NFL, although still fine tuning its policy on the general public, beyond Nevada, legally wagering on its games, is expected to soon clear the way for Las Vegas to host the Super Bowl.
Las Vegas is now ranked as the 10th most popular global destination for private jet travelers using PrivateFly, the global private jet charter broker company with services in 19 countries.
Houston and the NHL may soon be seeking to follow the example of the Vegas Golden Knights and bring the league to another warm-weather locale. ESPN hockey contributor Greg Wyshynski says Las Vegas demonstrates hockey can work anywhere.
Bellagio is shuttering its gilded and crystal-adorned The Bank nightclub on June 3 ending a nearly 11-year run on the Las Vegas Strip. MGM Resorts International did not announce a replacement for the nightclub.
International Game Technology (IGT), the major gaming and lottery services and products provider, beat market expectations for its first quarter company-provided 2018 results revealed.