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Articles by Jerry  Stickman
Articles by Jerry  Stickman

Those slot club promotions

13 February 2016
The first slot clubs were introduced to generate loyalty for the casino from its patrons. The popularity of slot clubs grew exponentially. Now, virtually every casino in the U.S. has some form of slot club. Most of them are affiliated with other casinos within the same casino conglomerate, so benefits earned in one casino can be enjoyed at another casino within the same group.Just having a slot club is no longer a differentiator...read more
 
Articles by Mark  Pilarski
Articles by Mark  Pilarski

Deal Me In: Math trumps kitchen table consensus

12 February 2016
Dear Mark: This is not a question, but an observation about people. I was invited to play with a group of old-timers, mostly retired or soon-to, professors. Some of us play three-card games. The first time I had a winning three-card hand (straight) a player with a flush pulled in the chips...read more
 
Articles by Aaron  Todd
Articles by Aaron  Todd

PokerStars looks to revolutionize heads-up poker

11 February 2016
There's been a lot of action at the heads-up poker tables at PokerStars.com recently, and none of it involves cards or chips. PokerStars is changing the way heads-up poker will be played online, making it more fun and easily accessible to casual players through its mobile product, Duel....read more
 
Articles by Dan  Podheiser
Articles by Dan  Podheiser

DFS news roundup: ESPN terminates exclusivity deal with DraftKings

11 February 2016
ESPN has cut ties on its exclusive advertising relationship with DraftKings just one month after their deal kicked off, Yahoo Finance reports.The two companies had announced a deal last June that would see read more
 
Articles by Clare Fitzgerald

Top 10 presidential betting stories

11 February 2016
Last Sunday after Super Bowl 50, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, President Obama shocked the nation when he admitted to illegally betting on the game. Or at least, I pretended to be shocked; I don't know about you. And to be fair to Obama, we don't know that he didn't pop out to Nevada on Ai...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John  Grochowski

Electronic table games

11 February 2016
Growing player acceptance has brought a whole new world of opportunity to providers of electronic table games, so much so that Rob Bone, president, North America, for Interblock, personifies the company as a 25-year startup.“Good people, technology and innovation make for a great player experience,...read more
 
Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John  Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: A different RNG for bonus rounds on a slot machine?

10 February 2016
Question: Love your column. I have learned so much about slot play that has helped my bankroll. Further to your answer regarding bonus rounds in Casino City Times on 2/13/16, is the PRNG that runs all the time when playing normally used for the bonus round? Or is there a different one for bonus...read more
 
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank  Scoblete

The Terminator

9 February 2016
I am quite certain there have been times in your slot-playing career that you were convinced a slot machine had an evil intelligence and was deliberately and delightfully causing your losses. That this machine was looking at you from behind its façade and snickering at your misfortune.In fact, the ...read more
 
Articles by Gary  Trask
Articles by Gary  Trask

Top 10 betting stats from Super Bowl 50

8 February 2016
As predicted here two weeks ago by veteran bookmaker Jimmy Vaccaro, Super Bowl 50 was indeed "historic."The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced late Monday that the $132,545,587 wagered on Sunday's Broncos-Panthers game at Nevada's 194 sports books smashed the previous record of $119,400,822...read more
 
Articles by Aaron  Todd
Articles by Aaron  Todd

PredictIt aims to find out if political bettors could be more accurate than pollsters

8 February 2016
While traders think Bernie Sanders will run a...read more

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