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Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: Where were you when the lights went out in the casino?

22 September 2021
Question: Occasionally read your column on RGT Online and it often triggers even more questions! For example, what if I hit a big jackpot on a slot machine and the power goes out? How would I prove I won? Do casinos have backup power that keeps the slots energized in the event of grid failure? Can you imagine if there was a power outage right after hitting a $1M jackpot?!? Do the machines have non-volatile memory that would preserve the jackpot information when power is restored? Also, any chance you can direct me to anything you've written about how progressive payouts work? I've often wondered about the machines with high jackpots such as the Buffalo machine that recently paid out $1M at the Cannery...read more
 
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

Craps Attack

21 September 2021
My columns about one-shot craps and the best bets in the casino this year have engendered quite a bit of controversy. Here are some readers’ opinions:MANNY: You’ve gone off the deep end with this one bet at craps idea. What’s the point? I enjoy having plenty of bets out because then I am always in the action...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Ippolito
Articles by Dan Ippolito

Top 10 reasons to visit Caesars Palace in Las Vegas

20 September 2021
Last month, Caesars Palace in Las Vegas celebrated its 55th anniversary. The iconic resort, located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, opened its doors back in 1966 and is one of the most well-known casinos in the world. Here, we take a look at 10 reasons why you should stop by Caesars Palace during your next trip to Sin City.10...read more
 
Articles by Gary  Trask
Articles by Gary Trask

Encore Boston Harbor unveils sparkling new sports bar, minus sports betting

20 September 2021
While Massachusetts legislators continue to drag their collective feet and haggle in their chambers about getting a sports betting bill across the finish line, the folks at Encore Boston Harbor are plowing full speed ahead.Like every other amenity at the lavish $2.6 billion resort that opened just outside Boston city limits two years ago, the new WynnBET Sports Bar is spectacular.With more than 60 televisions, a striking 10-foot-high by 123-foot-long video wall that stretches across the entire venue, new grab-and-go food and beverage options, comfortable seating, VIP sections and a dynamic atmosphere, the ultramodern space, located in the former home of The Buffet steps off the main casino floor, offers everything a sports fan could ask for.Except, of course, sports betting.Massachusetts has been kicking around the proverbial sports betting can ever since the U.S...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

Refresher Blackjack

19 September 2021
Blackjack Bob's phone call arrived almost as if on cue."Are you ready to get back to the battle yet?" he asked.I'd been out of action, taking care of personal business for nearly two months. I'd not played a hand of blackjack or video poker, rolled the dice or pushed a slot machine button...read more
 
Articles by Jerry  Stickman
Articles by Jerry Stickman

Which Casino Game for You?

18 September 2021
In 2019 (the last full year without the impact of COVID-19) Roughly 100 million adults visited U.S. casinos. That is a whole lot of people.While not all visitors actually participated in the games on the casino floors, a vast majority of them did...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Ippolito
Articles by Dan Ippolito

Casino City’s Friday Five: Jackpots and a new casino edition

17 September 2021
Heading into a casino hoping to come out positive is always on anyone’s mind when they are about to have a gambling session. Walking away with hundreds of thousands is usually a dream, but it became a reality for two lucky players this week...read more
 
Articles by Royal  Flushes
Articles by Royal Flushes

Is Learning Easy?

16 September 2021
CINDY: What is the toughest thing in starting a casino playing career? Maybe not the word “career,” I mean just learning the games and such.ABBY: I think you have to learn all about the game or games you wish to play or liked to play the first time you went and found the experience interesting...read more
 
Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: Buffets? Just say no

15 September 2021
Question: We never eat at buffets. Have you ever seen the way people pick over the food, get close to the food and cough, sneeze and wheeze in the line? No thanks. Answer: Close to the food? I've been to buffets where the sneeze guards made it nearly impossible to get to the victuals...read more
 
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

Building a Bigger Bankroll

14 September 2021
It is no secret that many casino players wish they could play for bigger stakes. The $10 player might want to be a $25 player and the $25 player might want to be a $50 player and the $50 player might want to be a $100 player and so on up the line.The motivation for such a desire could be many fold; the desire to be treated as a high roller, the desire to get better comps, the desire of having a host that caters to you...read more

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