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Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

The Quotable Captain: 39 steps (1-14)

16 October 2018
The Quotable Captain: The 39 Steps (1-14)(The late Captain was my mentor in gambling. I’ve written six books about him. This series contains some of his quotes, ideas and advice. This particular article concerns how the Captain lists the most important aspects of behavior at the tables.)The Captain: The Captain gave me 39 rules to follow at the tables...read more
 
Articles by Gary  Trask
Articles by Gary Trask

Top 10 new games and innovations at the 2018 Global Gaming Expo

15 October 2018
Casino-goers — particularly those who frequent sportsbooks — want advanced technology; convenience; and unique, immersive experiences.That's the main takeaway from today's world of land-based casinos in the U.S., judging from what the key players at this year's Global Gaming Expo (G2E) were flaunting to the tens of thousands of industry folks who flooded the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas last week.Casino City roamed every last inch of the 2 million square foot convention floor over the course of four days last week and while this list truly could have been a top 100, here are the 10 new games and innovations that reasoned the most with us and that you'll most likely being seeing on your favorite casino floor within the next 12 months.10...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

Pay those taxes

14 October 2018
QUESTION: I was playing a Triple Play Poker machine that had progressive jackpots on each hand as well as a bigger progressive if you got all three royals.I didn't get all three, but I did get two at once. I was dealt the ace, king, jack and 10 of hearts, and on the middle and top hands I drew the queen...read more
 
Articles by Jerry  Stickman
Articles by Jerry Stickman

Oh, what a promotion!

13 October 2018
Stickman,I have found a local promotion that is as follows: Shooter makes no extra bet and is paid 10x their line bet when they throw 13 rolls between sevens. If you throw a seven on the comeout roll the count simply resets. You can win multiple times during the same hand...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Ippolito
Articles by Dan Ippolito

Casino City’s Friday Five: Jackpot and milestone edition

12 October 2018
Along with the 2018 Global Gaming Expo happening this week in Las Vegas, there was a lot of other news that surfaced. Videoslots reached a milestone, two casinos made big announcements, and a jackpot winner and another sportsbook made it in this week’s Friday Five.Let’s begin with the sportsbook.5...read more
 
Articles by Gary  Trask
Articles by Gary Trask

New futuristic sportsbook debuts at The LINQ in Las Vegas

12 October 2018
LAS VEGAS -- Stroll into the newest sportsbook in Las Vegas, and you may very well be entering the future of land-based sports betting.The Book at The LINQ Hotel & Casino — former home of the Imperial Palace, now one of nine Caesars Entertainment properties in Las Vegas — celebrated its official grand opening on Thursday afternoon, complete with an appearance by NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver Terrell Owens...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

How the casino really makes money

11 October 2018
When comparing casino games, the house edge frequently is used as the standard.But the edge alone can't tell you precisely what you can expect in equivalent times on the games, something I discussed recently with Paul, an old video poker-playing acquaintance."I've been playing this game a long time," Paul said recently as he sat down next to me at a bank of multi-game machines...read more
 
Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: Cruising to video poker profits

10 October 2018
Question: Part 1: Regarding your comments about cruise ship casinos For what it is worth, I would offer the observation that several land-based casinos offer promotions that include cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has been a popular partner...read more
 
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

The music of the machines

9 October 2018
Before the slot machines became “paper machines” — that is, when real coins went in and came out, and the noise of those thousands upon thousands of coins going in and coming out filled the casinos, sometimes backed up by the occasional screams of joy from slot players who had hit jackpots — I could hear a kind of music, a kind of celestial symphony as I walked through a casino, except this symphony was not in the stars but indoors.I sometimes called it the “sound of the slots,” but I realized it contained far more than just machine sounds...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Ippolito
Articles by Dan Ippolito

Top 10 facts and figures for the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe

8 October 2018
The World Series of Poker Europe came into existence in 2007, when Caesars Entertainment wanted to bring its brand to locations throughout the world. Over the first nine years, the WSOPE has attracted 23,292 entrants and has awarded over $108 million in prize money...read more

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