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27 November 2013I thought I would let you know Harrah's Chester (Philadelphia, Penn.) policy (as of a few months ago) regarding shutting down a slot machine.They will allow it for Platinum, Diamond and Seven Stars members only and then grant a maximum time for the machine to be down according to player status...read more
25 November 2013With just one game left in Week 12 of the NFL schedule, we're almost two-thirds of the way through the season. We've learned a lot about all the teams; there have been some teams that have done exactly what we expected, while others have surprised their fans by either exceeding expectations or underperforming.For bettors, hindsight is always 20-20...read more
24 November 2013QUESTION: You’ve often advised blackjack players not to play if blackjacks pay 6-5 instead of 3-2. My question is, just how bad does that make the game? Isn’t blackjack still a better game with the lower payoff than almost anything else in the casino?ANSWER: Let’s first look at the difference between a blackjack game with 3-2 payoffs vs...read more
23 November 2013Dear Mr. Stickman:Please define the difference between Class II and Class III Video Poker machines.Thanx,Larry CosnerDear Larry,There is a lot of confusion surrounding the differences between Class II and Class III video poker games.Class III games are what you usually find in Las Vegas...read more
Articles by Dan Podheiser
22 November 2013In April, online poker launched in Nevada. Halloween marked the beginning of online gambling in Delaware. And on Tuesday, nine casino websites will read more
21 November 2013Most new table games come in two varieties: variations on blackjack and variations on poker. So naturally, anything really novel catches my eye when I walk the display floor at the annual Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas.Double Ball Roulette, from Vegas Game Points, is one of those eye-catchers...read more
20 November 2013Recent articles remind me of getting an answer from Casino Player magazine about whether to stay or stray from the machine. The answer was because of volatility I should stay. That's what I think is "wrong" with slots. High volatility and LOW hit frequency...read more
19 November 2013FROM JANE: I, too, read your column in CasinoCityTimes.com and in the hard copy of Casino Player and Strictly Slots. I wish to share my frustration with people who regularly play progressive VP machines with one or two coins. When I ask them if they realize they are playing a progressive, they claim they ALWAYS know.I then ask them why they are playing one or two coins...read more