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Top 10 post-Super Bowl betting tidbits

6 February 2017
New England's pulsating 34-28 victory over Atlanta on Sunday is already being hailed as "The Best Super Bowl Ever Played," but bettors that were holding tickets on the Falcons and/or under 57 points may beg to differ. Trailing 28-3 in the second half, the Patriots not only completed the greatest comeback in ... (read more)
 

Top 10 common mistakes made by blackjack players

23 January 2017
Keep your cool and keep these tips in mind. (photo by Bob Owen)With nearly a decade of experience as a table games dealer, Alex Kim could tell stories literally for hours upon hours about the common mistakes casino gamblers commit on a regular basis. "Yeah, I think I've pretty much seen it all," says the ... (read more)
 

Top 10 Las Vegas sportsbook etiquette mistakes

16 January 2017
The new sportsbook at The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas (photo by Erik Kabik)With the Super Bowl just two weeks away and March Madness on the horizon, Nevada sportsbooks are preparing for some of their busiest days of the calendar. So, before you make your next pilgrimage to a sports bettors' Disneyland, avoid being "that guy" and don't break the simple — yet often ignored — rules of etiquette below. ... (read more)
 

Top 10 highest house edge casino bets

9 January 2017
The casino floor of the Atlantis Casino Resort. (photo by Jim G. on Flickr)One of the biggest advantages a gambler has when walking into a casino is the number of options available to put his or her hard-earned money into play. Yes, it's true that you will be at a mathematical disadvantage no matter what ... (read more)
 

Top 10 facts and figures from MGM National Harbor casino

12 December 2016
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Move over, Capital Wheel, you've got company. The illuminated 180-foot Ferris wheel, built in 2014 as part of the National Harbor development in Maryland, used to be the dominating landmark that would catch your eye on the way from Washington, D.C., onto the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, which crosses the Potomac River and connects Virginia to Maryland. ... (read more)
 

MGM National Harbor brings Las Vegas to Maryland

9 December 2016
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- The clock was just minutes away from midnight on Thursday when Shanelle Rainey strolled into the brand-new MGM National Harbor with wide eyes and a beaming smile. She worked her way through the main entrance that was bottle-necked with thousands of other excited guests and held her ... (read more)
 

El Cortez celebrates 75 years of vintage Vegas style

5 December 2016
LAS VEGAS – Step off the curb and into El Cortez Hotel & Casino, and its rich history and authenticity immediately strike every one of your senses. The iconic neon sign has remained the same since 1952, making it look like a set for a prototype mob movie. The scent inside screams "old school" — and so does the smell of prime rib flowing through the air at the signature restaurant. ... (read more)
 

Inside Mohegan Sun's new Earth Tower

21 November 2016
As someone who has been a part of the Mohegan Tribe and the Mohegan Sun brand for 15 years, Ray Pineault felt a special sense of personal and professional gratification last week when the Connecticut resort casino unveiled its new $139 million Earth Tower. "I've been here a long, long time," the Mohegan Sun president and general manager told Casino City in an interview last month. ... (read more)
 

Top 10 tips and takeaways from riding the High Roller in Las Vegas

14 November 2016
On 28 February 2014, the High Roller was added to the iconic Las Vegas Strip. Almost three years later, the striking observation tower is just as iconic as the Stratosphere Tower or the replica Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas. A few weeks ago, I finally jumped on board one of the pods to get the best view ... (read more)

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Gary Trask
Gary serves as Casino City's managing editor and has more than 20 years experience as a writer and editor.

A member of the inaugural Poker Hall of Fame Media Committee, Gary enjoys playing poker and blackjack, but spends most of his time sitting in the comfy confines of the sportsbook when in Las Vegas.

The Boston native is also a former PR pro in the golf-casino-resort industry and a fanatical golfer, allowing his two favorite hobbies - gambling and golf - to collide quite naturally.

Contact Gary at gary@casinocity.com and follow him on Twitter at @CasinoCityGT.

Gary Trask Websites:

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Gary Trask
Gary serves as Casino City's managing editor and has more than 20 years experience as a writer and editor.

A member of the inaugural Poker Hall of Fame Media Committee, Gary enjoys playing poker and blackjack, but spends most of his time sitting in the comfy confines of the sportsbook when in Las Vegas.

The Boston native is also a former PR pro in the golf-casino-resort industry and a fanatical golfer, allowing his two favorite hobbies - gambling and golf - to collide quite naturally.

Contact Gary at gary@casinocity.com and follow him on Twitter at @CasinoCityGT.

Gary Trask Websites:

twitter.com/#!/casinocityGT