Ten reasons to stay and play Downtown

Apr 15, 2015 Posted by Mission146

For someone just looking at a map, a drive from Downtown Vegas to The Strip may seem like a potentially daunting enterprise, especially given the potential for serious traffic, but it doesn't have...

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Introductory to Online Gambling (Part 3)

Apr 12, 2015 Posted by Mission146

In our previous Introduction to Online Gambling article, we touched upon a few of the different types of promotions that are available to new (and, sometimes, returning) players at online casinos....

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Ultimate eXpected Value

Apr 07, 2015 Posted by Wizard

For those unfamiliar, Ultimate X is a Video Poker game in which winning hands award multipliers that count towards the next hand. If you hit a Two Pair on Triple Play Double Double Bonus on the top...

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Introductory to Online Gambling

Apr 06, 2015 Posted by Mission146

This article, and no other future articles pertaining to on-line gambling should be construed as encouragement, whether express or implied, to gamble online. To as great an extent as possible, this...

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Introductory to Online Gambling (Part 2)

Apr 05, 2015 Posted by

In our first Introduction to Online Gambling article, we discussed the importance of starting out, preferably, with casinos that are, "Wizard of Odds Approved," and then, perhaps, moving to casinos...

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Introductory Advantage Play

Apr 04, 2015 Posted by Mission146

All math is not Gambling, but all Gambling is Math. Working out, as an Advantage Player or as a Recreational Player who likes to look for the occasional advantage whether or not a play is...

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Introductory Advantage Play (Part 2)

Apr 03, 2015 Posted by

The first thing that a Video Poker player should do in determining whether or not there is an advantage to be had, and to be certain, some Video Poker paytables are so bad that even Double Royals...

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Introductory Advantage Play (Part 3)

Apr 02, 2015 Posted by Mission146

We're going to get back into that in future articles, but for the time being, we're going to discuss an Advantage Play that almost every gambler gets to experience, whether he knows it or not. It's...

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Introductory Advantage Play (Part 4)

Apr 01, 2015 Posted by Mission146

There are a variety of different Four-of-a-Kind Bonuses, but the most common is either a coin or $$$ amount Bonus for a player's first Natural Four-of-a-Kind (no Wilds, unless you get Four Deuces,...

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75% of a Reduced Jackpot

Mar 12, 2015 Posted by Mission146

The old adage goes, "There are only two things that are guaranteed in life: death and taxes." While an individual can only die once, unfortunately, an individual can always pay more taxes.

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The Changing Face of Vegas

Mar 12, 2015 Posted by Wizard

The Riviera Hotel and Casino, known affectionately as, "The Riv," is a sprawling structure consisting of over 2,100 guest rooms and over 100,000 square feet of gaming space. Having gone through a...

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Downtown Summerlin

Oct 21, 2014 Posted by Wizard

Full disclosure — I hate shopping. Like most men, I'm simply perplexed why women seem to enjoy the process. So I am not the best candidate to write a review of a shopping mall. In fact, I am...

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High Roller

May 31, 2014 Posted by Wizard

The High Roller is the world's largest ferris wheel, at least as of this writing. It is located in the Linq shopping/dining area between the Flamingo and Quad casinos, across the Strip from Caesars...

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Free Play, Free Stay, Free Vacay

May 13, 2014 Posted by Mission146

Quit filling out sweepstakes drawings, (you probably won't win), stop sharing your E-Mail address with on-line agencies who will undoubtedly inundate you with Spam and don't worry about filling out...

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Gambling In Mexico

Jun 14, 2013 Posted by Wizard

Casinos seem to exist in an ambiguous legal void in Mexico. Not that gambling offerings are lacking. If by gambling you mean wagering money on events with random or uncertain results, there are...

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Mob Museum

Jun 02, 2013 Posted by Wizard

I visited the Mob Museum on June 2nd, 2013. Officially it's called the “National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement.” That's quite a long name, so I'll call it The Mob Museum as well. It...

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Atomic Testing Museum

Jun 01, 2013 Posted by Wizard

My opinion of the museum is essentially: interesting, but not compelling. It is worth visiting once. The museum is given over to the history of atomic testing in Nevada, with some mention of other...

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Vegas Wedding

Oct 22, 2012 Posted by Wizard

My wife and I got engaged in 2010, shortly after I finished law school. We spent around six months mulling over a date and venue. We are from South Florida, and there plenty of beautiful,...

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