Moving to Vegas?

Nov 07, 2015 Posted by Mission146

Imagine the day that you are within inches of making what could be the decision of your life: Moving to Vegas to take your shot (as so many before you) of becoming a full-time advantage player. At...

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Free Parking

Nov 06, 2015 Posted by Mission146

At no point did I actually acquire a record of a Board of Directors meeting for MGM. The majority of this article will consist of a combination of fictitious parody mixed with opinion that is...

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Machine Malfunction Voids All Pays and Plays ...And Here's Why!

Nov 06, 2015 Posted by Mission146

If there is one common thread amongst devoted slot players and newcomers to machines alike, it is that dream of a nearly impossible hit that transforms them from people of limited-moderate means to...

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You Had to Be There! (Part 2 of 2)

Oct 30, 2015 Posted by Mission146

suppose I should throw a disclaimer out there and say that I did not personally play this Promotion as it was for new cardholders and I was not a new cardholder. With that said, I told a good...

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Casino Haiku's

Oct 30, 2015 Posted by Mission146

I'm going to take a one-way trip into Left Field for awhile, and I hope that all of the WoV readers will join me and enjoy my special brand of insanity. Really, I hope all of you just have fun...

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You Had to Be There! (Part 1 of 2)

Oct 28, 2015 Posted by Mission146

In four of these cases, I'm not going to identify the casino at which some of these promotions took place because I like them and do not really have any particular vendetta against them. I will be...

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Down the Drain

Oct 24, 2015 Posted by Mission146

While, 'The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry,' the best laid plans usually don't involve flushing large quantities of stuff down the toilet. That is a lesson that Christian Lusardi of...

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How to Avoid Casino Bums

Oct 24, 2015 Posted by Mission146

Anyone who has spent a substantial amount of time in a casino, (particularly true with machine players) has probably encountered a casino bum on at least one occasion. These are the people that...

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The Taxman Cometh

Oct 12, 2015 Posted by Mission146

If there is one subject that comes up quite frequently in the world of gambling, particularly with respect to high-limit slot and Video Poker Advantage Players and Recreational Players alike, it is...

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Fun with Payment Processing

Oct 12, 2015 Posted by Mission146

If there's one thing that people don't seem to fully recognize about the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), it is that its primary purpose seems to be to make it difficult for...

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SlotZilla

Oct 12, 2015 Posted by Wizard

Slotzilla is actually two ziplines that transport riders down Las Vegas' iconic Fremont Street. What other zipline in the world zooms riders past several casinos under a canopy of millions of...

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Casino MAPs

Oct 10, 2015 Posted by Mission146

If there's one common casino procedure with which I take exception, it is that of the, "Maximum Aggregate Payout," which essentially gives the casino the ability to take bets without being on the...

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(Hot) Help Wanted

Oct 04, 2015 Posted by Mission146

While I was busily researching the history of Black Friday and the Full Tilt Poker scandal, a New Jersey Appeals Court, as reported by the Washington Times on 9/18/15, upheld Borgata's right to...

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Going on Tilt, Fully (Part 4-Conclusion)

Oct 03, 2015 Posted by Mission146

The one term that you'll see thrown around a good bit if you peruse Poker Forums or read through the old posts on Poker News related sites is that Full Tilt Poker was a, "Ponzi Scheme." In...

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Going On Tilt, Fully (Part 1)

Sep 30, 2015 Posted by Mission146

While the Wizard of Vegas, LatestCasinoBonuses.com and Las Vegas Advisor Forums are the only Forums at which I am an actual Member, I do regularly lurk at other Forums, but even more likely, I...

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Going on Tilt, Fully (Part 2)

Sep 30, 2015 Posted by Mission146

The thing to understand about running an online Poker company is that, at least fundamentally, it seems relatively easy provided you have enough players. As with any other business, there are...

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Going on Tilt, Fully (Part 3)

Sep 30, 2015 Posted by Mission146

Howard Lederer takes responsibility for the events leading up to April 7th, 2011 only to the extent that, as an owner of the company, he should have had a better grasp of what was going on. ...

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Voodoo Zipline

Sep 22, 2015 Posted by Wizard

The Voodoo Zipline is simple in its concept: a cable connects the tops of the two towers of the Rio in Las Vegas resulting in a zipline. Something similar to a two-person bench on a ski lift takes...

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