Winning Strategies | Only once in her life has my wife sat down and played an actual table game in a casino. She’s never been a big gambler and plopping $5-$15 per hand on a table game just doesn’t sit well with her.view
The Lowdown on Casino Collectibles | History is what makes us all together a civilization. Gaming history is what drives folks to search out hidden treasures related to the history of gaming. The artifacts we collect tell stories.view
The Sixth Annual Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship kicks off the Las Vegas leg of the competition on July 21, 2017 at The Palazzo Las Vegas. The global championship is also held at Las Vegas Sands properties in Macao and Singapore.view
The Analyst | When analysts do their financial budgets and forecasts they like to study past results and look for trends that will give them some confidence in their assumptions on how much revenue will increase or decrease, adjusting of course for national or global direction.view
M Resort Spa Casino is a Forbes Four-Star resort located on more than 90 acres on the southeast corner of St. Rose Parkway and Las Vegas Boulevard.view
Heavenly Poker | To illustrate a very important message, let me tell you about a hand I recently played. It’s not that unique a hand; you probably have had similar poker hands many times.view
Winning Strategies | Of all the relatively common hands in video poker, I find Three of a Kind at the top of the list of frustrating ones. This might seem a little odd.view
El Cortez Hotel & Casino is the longest continuously operating hotel-casino in Las Vegas and celebrates its 75th year of operation this year.view
Winning Strategies | Over the years, I’ve often written about the progression of table game inventions. Generally speaking, there has not been a massive leap forward at any point.view
Poker by George | You are a regular/frequent player at a local casino or cardroom. After playing there two or three times a week for several years, you become somewhat familiar with the “regulars” who also play there quite often.view
Winning Strategies | Last week’s column was about the “average” video poker player. Quite frankly, the column was for myself as well. I need to remind myself while average is not really a bad thing for most things, in the case of gambling, it can be really, really bad.view
Poker Scene | I meet the most interesting people at the poker table. I was playing in a No-Limit Hold’em tournament at Hollywood Park Casino a couple of weeks ago when I had the pleasure of sitting next to Jennifer Ring Morgen.view
Slot Club Spotlight | Northern Star Casinos own and operate five casino properties in Northern Nevada. Their casinos and lodging properties capture a relaxed, comfortable charm while offering the newest games, innovative promotions, aggressive cash back, comps and friendly service.view
Winning Strategies | Several days ago, I caught up with an old friend here in town. As we were discussing a variety of people we knew, a “condition” was mentioned with at least a couple of them – “gambling problem.”view
The Analyst | Perhaps reflective of the increased competition for Baccarat, I received an unexpected number of phone calls and emails regarding a recent article that broadly explained a marketing program known under a variety of names such as Dead Chips.view
Winning Strategies | There are cases where the choice is between making a wager and checking – or simply not making a bet and continuing. This type of wager is rarer than the other. But, there are a number of games that feature it and it is very important to understand the differences between them. The math behind them dictates very different strategies.view
One Mann's Opinion | Guido Metzger, director of Boyd Gaming's downtown Las Vegas properties, vividly recalls the night of May 28, 1989. It’s the date Stanley Fugitake held the dice for an astounding three hours and six minutes at the California Hotel Casino.view
Two blackjack dealers in South Dakota are among four people accused in a scheme to steal money from a state casino. Federal authorities say the dealers, their pit boss and a customer colluded to steal about $10,000 from the Dakota Sioux Casino.view
Heavenly Poker | As you know, in Texas hold’em, after two hole cards are dealt face-down to each player, five cards are dealt face-up. The last card dealt is called the “river.” When an opponent catches a river card that gives him the hand that beats yours, you have been “rivered.”view
Downtown Las Vegas’ Mob Museum has unveiled several new high-tech exhibits exploring law enforcement methods of identifying, apprehending, and prosecuting criminals, now placing visitors in the shoes of law enforcement officers.
While the Vegas Golden Knights continue to make history as the National Hockey League enters its second century, there is no question that the Montreal Canadiens dominated the league’s first 100 seasons.
An effort in Virginia to revive the shuttered Colonial Downs horseracing track near Richmond has resulted in proposed legislation to allow “historical horseracing” clearing the Virginia House Appropriations Committee by a 21-1 vote on Friday.
Caesars Entertainment has revealed it will now check its guests' hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if guests have a "Do Not Disturb" sign displayed on the door.
The two Connecticut casino/resorts, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, broke out of the gate slowly in 2018 with Foxwoods posting a 2.5 decrease in slot revenue and Mohegan Sun a 5.3 percent slot revenue decrease for January.