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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Sky Combat Ace

Sep 19, 2012 Posted by JohnnyQ

OK, let's get this out of the way first: It's kindof a goofy name. A bit too macho, perhaps too sophomoric, and definitely too 1990's “Top Gun”. Or I'm just getting old. Or a bit of both. But...

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Elara Review

Mar 25, 2012 Posted by Mission146

A couple of years ago, I booked a 1BR suite at the Hilton timeshare next door to the Las Vegas Hilton (now LVH). It was very nice, with lots more space than a regular hotel room and some neat...

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Jan 26, 2012 Posted by Wizard

Laughlin is a small city of about 7,000 people located on the Colorado River near the southern tip of Nevada. Across the river is Bullhead City, Arizona, with a population of about 40,000....

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Gay Nightlife 101

Dec 16, 2011 Posted by

Many people visit Las Vegas to experience the nightlife. This city is filled with dozens of glamorous nightclubs that are known throughout the world. Clubbing is becoming an attraction that may...

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Gambling in Jail

Jul 14, 2011 Posted by JimMorrison

I recently did nearly 200 days in jail (40 days in county in Las Vegas and 155 days in county in Phoenix). The Wizard kindly asked me to write about my gambling experiences while locked up, so...

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Vegas Nightclubs 101

May 09, 2011 Posted by JimMorrison

Long lines snake through the casino. Gorgeous women in skimpy dresses. Celebrities walking the red carpet amidst the flash of cameras. TMZ, US Weekly, Access Hollywood etc. mention the names on a...

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Feb 27, 2011 Posted by Wizard

Welcome to 'The Wizard of Vegas' site and please know we are glad you are here. This article is designed for new visitors to the site, or 'newbies' as they have become known in internet terms. The...

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