Winning Strategies | Payback is the percent of the total wager the player can expect to have returned to him when he plays a particular game. The critical piece here is the total amount wagered. The amount you buy in for is meaningless.view
Golden Nugget Las Vegas took home several prizes in Casino Player Magazine's annual Best of Gaming reader survey. Golden Nugget Las Vegas has raised the standard for entertainment in downtown Las Vegas hosting the 52 Fridays Concert Series.view
Winning Strategies | Today’s topic comes courtesy of Facebook. A friend of a friend posted that she was leaving Las Vegas happy because she was departing as a winner. She won all three spins at roulette and was done.view
Slot Club Spotlight | The Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower is a Las Vegas landmark offering spectacular views, the highest thrill rides in the country, a variety of dining options and over 2,400 room accommodations.view
Winning Strategies | There was an article this past week in some of the industry newsletters about how the Wynn in Macau had “tweaked” their gaming floor to increase margins. The headline piqued my interest so I decided to read about what they did.view
Winning Strategies | I don’t peddle schemes for how to beat the house. I offer strategy on how to maximize the payback of each game. If you do this, you give yourself the best chance to win in the short run.view
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey.view
The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is the most luxurious resort on the Fremont Street Experience, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations.view
Dye-ing to Know | You don't have to be a high-roller anymore to play baccarat. That's the message the Las Vegas Sands Corporation tries to send each year with the Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship, which begins this Friday.view
The Las Vegas 5th Annual Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship kicks off at The Palazzo July 22. The global championship spans Las Vegas Sands properties in Macao and Singapore as well, and features a total global prize pool worth $10,000,000.view
Winning Strategies | The game of baccarat has always been shrouded in a type of mystery. The only decision in baccarat is whether to bet on the Banker or Player hand. There is no draw decision made by the player and there is at most three cards per hand.view
Winning Strategies | It is an interesting story that the fortune cookie, considered to be the quintessential dessert for a Chinese meal, is actually an American creation. The same is true of a very popular casino game called Pai Gow Poker.view
Reel Deals | The long-running, popular game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,” with host Chris Harrison, has relocated to Bally’s Las Vegas. “Millionaire” currently is searching for outstanding contestants and audience members.view
El Cortez Hotel & Casino is the longest continuously operating hotel-casino in Las Vegas and celebrates its 75th year of operation this year. The El Cortez casino features full-pay 3-2 single deck blackjack and more than 1,000 slot machines.view
Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos posted another winning month during May as the revenue earned by table games reached $71. 3 million, the fourth biggest month since table games for the state’s casinos were approved in 2010.view
Winning Strategies | If you want to learn how to invent a casino game. Who are you going to go to for advice? Are you going to listen a prolific inventor or the suggestion of your brother-in-law who has never invented a game, but likes to go to the casinos once in a while?view
Slot Club Spotlight | Celebrating its 50th year, the once bankrupt motel that stood on the banks of the Colorado River has evolved into a resort and casino of epic proportions: Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino.view
Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore will offer 15 stakes worth $3.7 million in purses during its spring meet. The meet opens on Thursday, May 10 and is highlighted by the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 19, the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown.
The U.S. hotel industry should continue to enjoy gains on both the top and the bottom line. The report notes that consumer spending grew 3.8 percent in the fourth quarter after a 2.2 percent boost in the third.
A possible South Dakota constitutional amendment on the November ballot that might have allowed voters to decide the fate of a proposed casino complex in Yankton has been voted down by a branch of the State Legislature.
On a night when the U.S. Olympic men's curling team captured gold in South Korea, the Knights capped a 7-game home stand by "sweeping" past Vancouver, 6-3, Friday at T-Mobile Arena.
William Hill Chief Executive Philip Bowcock says the company is readying a war chest to invest into marketing in the U.S. should the Supreme Court end the ban on sports betting.