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Let's gear new casino games toward millennials

Let's gear new casino games toward millennials

posted on October 13, 2015 by

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.

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As G2E ends, what gaming offerings stand out

As G2E ends, what gaming offerings stand out

posted on October 06, 2015 by

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.

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Circus Circus, part of MGM, has its own slot club

Circus Circus, part of MGM, has its own slot club

posted on September 29, 2015 by

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.

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Giving you a head start on G2E games

Giving you a head start on G2E games

posted on September 29, 2015 by

Winning Strategies |  In the casino world, the term “success” is most definitely a relative term.

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Downtown Grand $250K slot event starts Oct. 1

Downtown Grand $250K slot event starts Oct. 1

posted on September 29, 2015 by

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.

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Vegas still needs to consider California poker players

Vegas still needs to consider California poker players

posted on September 29, 2015 by

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 room

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WIN CARDS help casinos attract new players

WIN CARDS help casinos attract new players

posted on September 29, 2015 by

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.

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Palazzo hosts global $10M baccarat championship

Palazzo hosts global $10M baccarat championship

posted on September 22, 2015 by

Real Deals | The Annual Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship with a total global prize pool worth over $10 million kicks off the Las Vegas leg of the competition on Oct. 2, at The Palazzo.

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Four Queens Royal Players Club a one-tier system

Four Queens Royal Players Club a one-tier system

posted on September 15, 2015 by

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.

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Gold Coast offers bonuses on Royal Flushes

Gold Coast offers bonuses on Royal Flushes

posted on September 15, 2015 by

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.

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$10M baccarat championship slated for The Palazzo

$10M baccarat championship slated for The Palazzo

posted on September 08, 2015 by

The Annual Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship, with a total global prize pool worth over $10 million kicks off the Las Vegas leg of the competition on Oct. 2, 2015 at The Palazzo.

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To specialize your poker or not to specialize

To specialize your poker or not to specialize

posted on September 01, 2015 by

Heavenly Poker | In William Cowper’s poem “The Task” (1785) he offers: “Variety is the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavor.” The idea is doing many different things, or frequently changing what you do, makes life more interesting. 

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Poker math makes you a winner not luck

Poker math makes you a winner not luck

posted on September 01, 2015 by

Poker by George | It requires skill to use the mathematics of poker to be a winner. Otherwise, you are mostly depending on luck, over which you have no control. That’s what losers do.

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Pick the Pros free NFL contest is back

Pick the Pros free NFL contest is back

posted on September 01, 2015 by

Real Deals | Pick the Pros, the Las Vegas Valley’s longest-running free football contest, kicks off its eighth season at Boyd Gaming casinos across Southern Nevada on Tuesday, Sept. 1. 

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Plenty of time to enjoy Trop Plus Players Club

Plenty of time to enjoy Trop Plus Players Club

posted on August 25, 2015 by

Slot Club Spotlight | While the Tropicana Las Vegas is under sale to Penn National Gaming, (the deal is scheduled to close by the end of year) there is still plenty of time to enjoy the benefits of the Trop Plus Players Club.

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Huge casino perks at Aliante

Huge casino perks at Aliante

posted on August 18, 2015 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Aliante Casino/Hotel is a full service resort located in North Las Vegas featuring over slot and video poker machines, table games, Poker Pro tables, a race and sportsbook, pool and spa, dining, movie theaters and more.

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15 for 15 MLB favorites not as crazy as you'd think

15 for 15 MLB favorites not as crazy as you'd think

posted on August 18, 2015 by

Winning Strategies | I woke up on Wednesday morning to find a text from my older son that had a link to an article about how the previous night was the first time in Major League Baseball history that all 15 home teams won their game.

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The Ride still has a following in Vegas

The Ride still has a following in Vegas

posted on August 11, 2015 by

Winning Strategies | Let It Ride is certainly not as popular a game as it once was. But, you’ll still find it in most casinos. In reality, it is a relatively slow moving game as casino games go.

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Station Casino's Thanks a Billion promotion

Station Casino's Thanks a Billion promotion

posted on August 04, 2015 by

Real Deals | ​Station Casinos is offering players “Thanks a Billion! Plus Point Giveaway.” Players can enter to win their share of 1.5 billion Boarding Pass points through Aug. 30.

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The key to gambling is controlling your bankroll

The key to gambling is controlling your bankroll

posted on August 04, 2015 by

Beyond the Numbers | Las Vegas is a town defined by big gambles, spectacular successes and lost opportunities. You can be successful in the professional world of gambling if you can master the art of staying in control of your bankroll and yourself.

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