News and Notes 6/21/16

Jun 21, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Former Chief of Police for Cecil Township, which has a billboard proclaiming itself, ‘The best place in PA to raise a family,' John Pushak was convicted of theft, failure to make a required...

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Advantage Player = Addict?

Jun 20, 2016 Posted by Mission146

The first thing that I want to do before people start ripping me to shreds is to state that, as with most general statements anyone has ever made or will ever make about anything, this statement is...

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New Jersey Oddities

Jun 19, 2016 Posted by Mission146

I recently took a trip out east which included a stop of a few days in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In any event, while I try to restrict most of my Articles to being pretty strictly about gambling,...

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Everywhere and Everything

Jun 18, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Over the past few days, I have had the opportunity to visit a good few casinos to which I had not previously been and will not be providing full reviews of them (as I did not stay in the hotels...

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Kid Poker (Review)

Jun 12, 2016 Posted by Mission146

don't always watch documentaries, but when I do, I prefer they be about gambling. When those documentaries are about gambling, they are often the most fun if the specific subject is a man who is...

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News & Notes 6/6/2016

Jun 06, 2016 Posted by Mission146

It would seem that, what was once the major problem of Vegas' perception as a, ‘Gambling town,' is no longer something that would stand in the way. Why not? If we take a look at the spread of...

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Advertising

Jun 05, 2016 Posted by Mission146

From the moment you get off an airplane at Las Vegas's McCarran Airport or the second The Stratosphere comes into sight as you come North on the I-15 out of California, you're bombarded with...

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Unusual Craps Promotion

Jun 05, 2016 Posted by Mission146

There was recently a thread on the Forums started by 100xOdds that pertained to an unusual Craps Promotion at the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore. Unfortunately, the Promotion in question will...

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Brief Reviews

Jun 01, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Over the last few days, I had the opportunity to visit three casinos that were completely new to me. While the following Reviews are really meant to be mini-Reviews covering only my initial...

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News & Notes 5/30/2016

May 30, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Revenues for the State of Nevada were down just over 2% for the month of April as compared to last year. While revenues for the Strip were down more or less in accordance with the rest of the...

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Misconceptions Related to Advantage Players

May 30, 2016 Posted by Mission146

For those who do not do it on what is effectively a full-time basis (myself included) there are a good deal of misconceptions on just what it is to be an advantage player. While being a...

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It's All in the Software

May 28, 2016 Posted by Mission146

One of the most important aspects in selecting an Online Casino in which to play is to ensure that the software being used to power the casino comes from a reliable and credible source. In many...

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Convenience Gambling

May 24, 2016 Posted by Mission146

I have recently completed a study determining the average loss to Tribal, Commercial Casino and Lottery Gambling that should be coming out in just a few days, and in what might come as a surprise...

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What Are They Thinking?

May 22, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Here is a list of states that people might assume have little to nothing in common: Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada, Utah. With exception to perhaps Alabama and Mississippi, these...

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New Features

May 09, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Have you ever longed for the days when slot machines were exquisitely simple; You had a single payline, you had perhaps six to eight symbols, and if the symbols lined up on said single line, you...

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News and Notes 5/9/2016

May 09, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Genting Malaysia has announced to Vegas Inc. that the mega-resort project, Resorts World Las Vegas, is pushing its projected opening date to 2019 whereas the original projected opening was set for...

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News & Notes 5/1/2016

May 01, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Boyd Gaming Corporation is betting hard on Locals as it was mentioned in our previous News and Notes that they had agreed to purchase Aliante Station. Less than a week later, it has been announced...

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Grappling with Grosjean

Apr 30, 2016 Posted by Mission146

In his most recent Article, Advantage Player extraordinaire, James Grosjean, goes on a bit of a rail against the concept of Locals Casinos. Admittedly, he does make some excellent points in there,...

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