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Silverton rewards club offers free football contest

Silverton rewards club offers free football contest

posted on September 05, 2017 by

Reel Deals |  Silverton Casino is getting in on the football action this season with an all new contest. Rewards Club members may play the free weekly football challenge by picking the team they want to win each week.

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The Bicycle provides the perfect ride for gamblers

The Bicycle provides the perfect ride for gamblers

posted on August 22, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles in Bell Gardens, The Bicycle Hotel & Casino brings a four-star luxury boutique experience to casino gaming in Southern California.

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Zombie Blackjack makes busting entertaining

Zombie Blackjack makes busting entertaining

posted on August 01, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Geoff Hall, inventor of Free Bet Blackjack and Blackjack Switch, is at it again! This past week, his latest game debuted at the Venetian. It is called Zombie Blackjack.

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Expected values key to expert video poker

Expected values key to expert video poker

posted on July 25, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | When my father, Lenny Frome, first set out to analyze video poker 25 or 30 years ago, he coined the phrase “expected value” to refer to the average amount returned to the player when playing expert strategy.

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Scientific Games' Stadium Blackjack peaks reader interest

Scientific Games' Stadium Blackjack peaks reader interest

posted on July 18, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Over the past few weeks, I received some email from a reader who had questions about a relatively new Scientific Games electronic blackjack game called Stadium Blackjack.

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Video Poker our nation's patriotic gamble

Video Poker our nation's patriotic gamble

posted on July 11, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | As I celebrated July 4th this past week, I couldn’t believe I missed the opportunity to write more directly about America’s National Game of Chance – Video Poker.

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After column, three of kind strikes writer

After column, three of kind strikes writer

posted on July 04, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | No sooner did I write last week’s column about how frustrating Three of a Kinds can be when they don’t turn into Quads, when I had the pleasure of playing for a bit this weekend and proving it.

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Inside video poker's crown jewel the Royal Flush

Inside video poker's crown jewel the Royal Flush

posted on June 20, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | A friend of mine recently posted on Facebook the picture of his final video poker hand – a Royal Flush. While everyone else was congratulating him, I thought – “I wonder how many cards he held.”

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Downtown Underground offers a true new casino experience

Downtown Underground offers a true new casino experience

posted on June 13, 2017 by

​With a new generation of young adults entering the casino scene, many have an aversion to gambling not present in previous generations. One promising answer is eSports. Enter the Downtown Underground.

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Nearly winning provides same thrill

Nearly winning provides same thrill

posted on June 13, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Many years ago, I read an article that described a test run on humans with regards to gambling. The experiment was to determine exactly what in the human brain causes people to want to gamble.

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State of the art Black Oak Casino an hour away from Yosemite

State of the art Black Oak Casino an hour away from Yosemite

posted on June 06, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Black Oak Casino Resort is owned and operated by the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians in Tuolumne, California. The state-of-the-art resort is located amid the natural grandeur of the majestic Sierra Foothills, a little more than an hour from the northern gate of Yosemite National Park.

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El Cortez Hotel & Casino June 2017 Promotions and Events

El Cortez Hotel & Casino June 2017 Promotions and Events

posted on May 31, 2017 by

El Cortez Hotel & Casino is the longest continuously operating hotel-casino in Las Vegas and celebrates its 75th year of operation this year.

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Answer for new casino games likely right in front of us

Answer for new casino games likely right in front of us

posted on May 30, 2017 by

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. 

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From Atari computers to video poker expert

From Atari computers to video poker expert

posted on May 16, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | It seems only fitting that I would be writing this article on the eve of what would’ve been my father’s 91st birthday. My father, Lenny Frome, was the first person to analyze the game of video poker and wrote about it extensively as many of you know.

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Westgate offers fantastic $100 slot promotion

Westgate offers fantastic $100 slot promotion

posted on May 09, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | It was over a year ago when we last reviewed Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. With several new promotions and a new loss rebate program, it’s time to take another look!

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Questioning my dad's math doesn't compute

Questioning my dad's math doesn't compute

posted on May 09, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Through the years that I have been analyzing games, occasionally I get an email from someone criticizing my dad’s work. They had found some error or imperfection in his math.

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Century Casino scores for Denver

Century Casino scores for Denver

posted on May 02, 2017 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Colorado’s Century Casino & Hotel Central City is located not far from Denver and provides locals and tourists with comfortable guest rooms, slot gaming in a 14,000 square-foot casino, plus table games including blackjack, roulette and craps and two restaurants.

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Ohio may allow state's seven racetrack slots parlors to offer video poker

Ohio may allow state's seven racetrack slots parlors to offer video poker

posted on May 01, 2017 by

Ohio lawmakers may begin a push to allow the state’s seven racetrack slots parlors to offer video poker as they look to gambling to raise revenue for K-12 education. The gambling expansion is among hundreds of changes made to the proposed state budget.

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Video poker machines don't get hot or cold

Video poker machines don't get hot or cold

posted on April 25, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | This past week, when we met, we covered a variety of video poker fallacies. The first was that video poker machines always seem to start hot and then they get very cold. It is as if they are programmed to sucker you in. Well, this one is half fallacy. 

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No entry fee Golden Arm Craps Tournament set for The Cal

No entry fee Golden Arm Craps Tournament set for The Cal

posted on April 18, 2017 by

Reel Deals | Qualify for the “No Entry Fee Golden Arm Craps Tournament” at The California Hotel in downtown Las Vegas by being one of the top dice players who have the most rolls without a 7 out.

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