Winning Strategies | EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of two parts on a recent student gaming showcase sponsored by Station Casinos in partnership with UNLV. It was held ;at Red Rock Casino & Resort. Next up was Super Blackjack.view
Winning Strategies | It was my privilege to attend a seminar involving UNLV college students in the university’s Center for Gaming Innovation. The Center is run by Dr. Mark Yoseloff, formerly the CEO of Shuffle Master.view
The low-key negotiations aimed at preserving the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s exclusive hold on casino gambling in its seven casinos may have come to an abrupt halt. Both sides – the state and the tribe – have filed federal court lawsuits.view
Poker by George | Undoubtedly, every poker player is familiar with tells – mannerisms, physical motions, facial expressions, vocal sounds – that can give strong clues into players’ hands. We have often discussed them.view
Winning Strategies |In the video poker arena, it has gotten harder and harder to find 100%-plus games, which were never in abundance on the Strip anyhow. Finding even full-pay machines on the Strip has gotten harder.view
Winning Strategies | The 2015 Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is over. On a positive note, I found more table games on display than I recall in the past few years. On a negative note, I don’t think there were any independent inventors in their own booths.view
Slot Club Spotlight | While Circus Circus falls under the MGM Resorts brand, the slot club is not linked to MGM’s Mlife club. The Circus Players Club operates independently and the card can also be used at Slots-A-Fun.view
Beyond the Numbers | When I was an executive host for MGM, I got a call once from a casino manager in L.A. who said a customer playing small limit poker wanted to go Las Vegas and could I get him a roomview
I personally taught free gaming lessons in multiple casinos. These popular classes covering craps, blackjack and roulette are usually conducted on the slower, day shift hours and occasionally on Friday and Saturday evenings.view
Reel Deals | Beginning Oct. 1, the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino will launch the $250K Grand Slot Tournament. Jim Simms, new CEO of Downtown Grand said, “This will be the highest single payout ever for any slot tournament ever held at the Downtown Grand.view
Slot Club Spotlight | The Royal Players Club at the Four Queens in downtown Las Vegas offers a full-service casino. It includes over 1,000 of the newest and hottest game variety plus video poker having liberal pay tables.view
Real Deals | B Loyal to the Royal at the Gold Coast, where you can win bonus slot dollars when you hit a royal flush on video poker. For all royal flushes hit with a max coin bet, you will receive $20 in slot dollars.view
New Zealand gambling stakeholders are considering their efforts to curb problem gambling by expanding the use of facial recognition technology. The system monitors people entering gaming rooms and checks their face against a voluntary photo database.
A group of British racehorse owners and breeders are going into the pari-mutuel bookmaking business.Known as the Alizeti consortium, the group says it has reached an agreement to purchase a share of the Tote, a prominent UK horseracing bookmaking brand.
Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts has chosen a Charlestown, Mass.-based custom luxury yacht builder to construct three “European-style, low-profile motor yachts” to transport passengers to and from its $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor gaming resort in Everett.
Players still take home major cash slot machine jackpots at Mississippi Coast casinos, but it's been years since one of those jackpots topped $1 million. Officially, it will be three years in October since a Florida woman, won $1.5 million at Biloxi’s IP Casino.
The New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association has gone to court against the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA, claiming the leagues cost Monmouth Park more than $130 million in lost revenue by obstructing legal sports betting.