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Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

Going to war against casino war

25 June 2019
It was called War, and you probably played a version of this as a kid, or in a bar to determine who bought the next drink. Hopefully you weren’t a kid in the bar. It’s really just simple, as in you get one card, he gets one card, and whoever has the highest card gets the free drink...read more
 
Articles by Gary  Trask
Articles by Gary Trask

Top 10 facts, figures and tidbits from the opening of Encore Boston Harbor

24 June 2019
Two days before Sunday's highly anticipated grand opening of Encore Boston Harbor, Casino City received a two-hour tour of the lavish $2.6 million casino resort, providing plenty of fodder for this week's top 10.After walking the entire property, scouring the lengthy press materials and speaking with multiple employees and officials, we could literally have turned this week's column into a top 100...read more
 
Articles by Gary  Trask
Articles by Gary Trask

Encore Boston Harbor opening a "dream come true" for locals

24 June 2019
For a born-and-bred Boston guy and longtime casino/gambling "enthusiast" like myself, watching the Encore Boston Harbor actually open its doors this weekend was a surreal experience.We know how to make an entrance. Now it's time you make yours...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

About slot percentages

23 June 2019
Readers have long memories, and when they falter, the internet is there to refresh them.At the very least, it seemed that way in early June when a reader e-mailed to remind me that way back in 2010, I’d written about mining the monthly revenue reports of state gaming boards and commissions to compare slot machine payback percentages at different casinos.The reader is an Indiana player who said he couldn’t find the information in the state reports.Different states release different details to the public...read more
 
Articles by Jerry  Stickman
Articles by Jerry Stickman

Craps on a $100 bankroll

22 June 2019
From Brian,Assuming I have $100 bankroll at a $10 minimum table. The point roll is not a six or an eight. Would it not be better to cover six and eight with $10 bet including the pass for a total of $30 than a pass bet of $10 plus $20 on odds on more difficult numbers to hit like 4/10 or even 5/9?Hi Brian,This is a question with which many craps players wrestle...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Ippolito
Articles by Dan Ippolito

Casino City’s Friday Five: Virtual sports and sports gambling edition

21 June 2019
We are just two days away from the grand opening of Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, Massachusetts. Sunday, the $2.6 billion property will officially open to the public. There were several other stories that topped the headlines this week in the gambling industry...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

Mississippi Stud and sports betting

20 June 2019
QUESTION: I have a question about the Mississippi Stud strategy at wizardofodds.com.After you’ve seen four cards and are making your last bet before you see the fifth, the weakest hand it says to raise on is three mid-cards provided you’ve made at least one 3x bet.Mid-cards are 6s through 10s, and if you pair one of them up, you get a push.When there’s only one more card and the best I can do is push, is it really worth my making another bet? That seems like a loser.ANSWER: In any strategy-oriented game, sometimes a play is designed to win, and sometimes it’s designed to mitigate losses.This is one of the latter...read more
 
Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: Multipliers and dealt royals on Double Super Times Pay

19 June 2019
Question: I just read your piece last week about the person whose wife hit the Royal on Double Super Times Pay. I don't know if you are aware that the rules of the game state that if you are dealt a Royal with any multiplier you automatically get the 10x multiplier on the deal and the draw...read more
 
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

The power of slots

18 June 2019
Casino gambling or racinos are in over 80% of the United States. They are in Canada and throughout Europe and the Middle East. Casino gambling is almost as popular with the human race as warfare.Casinos would never have spread like wildfire had it not been for the slot machines...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Ippolito
Articles by Dan Ippolito

Top 10 new online slot games

17 June 2019
It has been a few months since our last edition of new online slot games. Since then, slot providers have been constantly releasing new games for players to enjoy, so here we take a look at the top 10 new games over the last couple of months.10...read more

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