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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Much Ado About Two (Part II)

Sep 21, 2015 Posted by Mission146

In the final part of my pair of, "Much Ado About Two," Articles, let's consider the possibility that the paradigm of the two-point conversion strategy changes. Before we do that, however, you...

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Rent-A-Cops!

Sep 21, 2015 Posted by Mission146

I remember being much younger and occasionally watching one of the first reality shows out there, no not Survivor, but COPS! While I may not remember so much about watching the show itself, (I...

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Much Ado About Two

Sep 16, 2015 Posted by Mission146

As many of you already know, the NFL has changed the PAT (aka Extra-Point) from a snap from the two-yard line to a snap from the fifteen yard line, which effectively changes the try to roughly a...

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Black Diamond Casino Bonus

Sep 14, 2015 Posted by Mission146

For those that wish to play, (but not Advantage Play) this is a Wizard of Odds APPROVED casino, and as such, any players that have a conflict with the casino in which the player and casino...

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Free Play...If You Stay

Sep 11, 2015 Posted by Mission146

This Article is to address an issue that has appeared in two recent threads on these WoV Forums which have to do with players who have put in a strong amount of play and found themselves...

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