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  • New Pro Wave Slot Machines Tunica Mississippi

    By Travel Tunica on Monday, August 24, 2015

    Bally Tech Pro Wave Slots

    If you’re in a casino that has slot games on the Pro Wave cabinet from the Bally Technologies division of Scientific Games, you can’t miss it. The Pro Wave is a eye-catcher, with a giant 40-inch, curved main screen for high-resolution graphics.


  • Do You Have What It Takes To Play Professional Poker?

    By Travel Tunica on Thursday, August 20, 2015

    Professional Poker Player

    For almost all of us, a day or evening in the casino, or even a trip of a few days, is a nice break from everyday life. We’re excited for the wins when they come, but we know that more often than not, we’re going to be paying for the day’s entertainment.

    But there are a few who dream of playing professionally. When I hear from them, I always urge caution. Take the video poker player who emailed recently to say, “I can usually get a royal flush every 30 days. I can be a professional player? I play video poker every day.”


  • Busting at Blackjack in Tunica Mississippi

    By Travel Tunica on Tuesday, August 11, 2015

    Blackjack Rules Bust

    No blackjack player likes to bust and wind up with a total of more than 21 that’s a loser before the dealer even plays his hand. But if we’re going to take the best chance to win, accepting the risk of busting is part of the bargain.



  • The IRS And Your Jackpot

    By Travel Tunica on Friday, August 07, 2015

    IRS Proposed Changes to Jackpots Tunica
    The Internal Revenue Service has proposed changes to federal tax requirements on that could triple the amount of paperwork when we win big on slots, video poker and other electronic casino games. In one proposal, you’d still have to sign form W-2G on any jackpot of $1,200 or more, but also would require casinos to use their player tracking systems to trigger tax forms on cumulative winnings of $1,200 or more above losses in one day.
  • Video Poker Are The Odds Against You

    By Travel Tunica on Monday, July 27, 2015

    Video Poker Tunica

    Video poker games are designed to be as random as humans can program a computer to be. The odds of drawing winning hands are the same as cards were dealt from a real deck.

    Still, when odd streaks happen, players can’t help but wonder if something more is going on.


  • Flashback to Fun in Tunica Mississippi

    By Travel Tunica on Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Tunica We Got Entertainment July 2015

    We’re throwing and flashing back in Tunica this summer with artists like . . .

  • Your Tunica Getaway. Winners Are...

    By Travel Tunica on Monday, July 20, 2015

    We Got It Your Getaway Tunica Winners

    Thanks to everyone who entered the We Got It! Your Tunica Getaway Giveaway!

    Congratulations to the following winners...

  • Best Ante Bet Strategy In Three Card Poker

    By Travel Tunica on Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    3 card poker strategy

    Basic strategy for the ante-bet portion of Three Card Poker is to make the bet of equal to your ante any time you’re dealt Queen-6-4 or better, but to fold and forfeit your ante with lower-ranking hands.

    That strategy led a reader to email me with two questions:


  • Do Something Different In Tunica, Mississippi

    By Travel Tunica on Tuesday, July 07, 2015

    Concert Girls Dancing

    It’s nice to escape the monotony of a typical weekend and do something different. It’s even nicer when my friends and I can take a little road trip, and maybe raise a little hell in the process. Tunica offers that escape...

  • Cool Down This Summer In Tunica, Mississippi

    By Travel Tunica on Monday, June 29, 2015

    Pools in Tunica
    On a hot streak at the casino and need to cool off? We have put together a list of our casino hotel pools. Book your room and find your own private oasis at one of our casino resort pools. 

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