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  • How Does the Casino Get Its Edge?

    By John Grochowski on Monday, July 24, 2017

    House Edge Craps

    I’m often asked, “How does the casino gets its edge,” and the basic answer always is, “By paying winners less than the true odds of winning.” Casinos take your full bet when you lose, but pay only a portion of the true odd when you win.

  • Are Video Card Games More Like Slot Reels or Card Tables?

    By John Grochowski on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    Video Card Games

    One of the things that sets video poker and video blackjack apart from slot machines is that electronic games that use representations of playing cards must offer fair odds. Nevada took the lead, naturally enough, but Mississippi followed suit when its casinos opened in the 1990s, and so did other states.

     

  • Back to Back Jackpots a Reality

    By John Grochowski on Monday, July 10, 2017

    Royal Flush Video Poker

    Regular readers know that I love to hear close encounters of the winning kind. Slot and video poker players have been great about emailing me their experiences in winning back to back jackpots, or at least jackpots within a few plays of each other.

    The latest comes from Suzanne, a video poker player who wasn’t sure her story qualified because it involved royal flushes by two different players.

  • Pet Friendly Hotels In Tunica, Mississippi

    By Travel Tunica on Thursday, July 06, 2017

    pet friendly hotels tunica

    Want to come visit us here in Tunica but don’t want to leave your four legged friends at home? Here is a list of our pet friendly hotels in the area.

  • Live Table Games vs Video Betting

    By John Grochowski on Thursday, June 29, 2017

    Real Cards and Chips

    Alex is a regular reader, a blackjack player who long has played at traditional tables with a live dealer and real cards and chips. He tried out a game with video betting, and later had some questions about the experience.

  • Fourth Of July Fireworks And Fun In Tunica

    By Lisa Konupka on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    Tunica Fireworks Schedule 2017
    Spending the 4th of July weekend in Tunica this year will get you in the patriotic spirit, but it's not the 4th of July without seeing the beauty of red, white, and blue in the sky. Here is where you can watch the fireworks in Tunica.
  • Delta Dining at The Hollywood Cafe

    By Guest Blogger on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

    Comfortably nestled away from the shadows of flashing casino lights, The Hollywood Cafe is one of Tunica’s hidden culinary treasures. If you blink, you might miss it. But believe me; you don’t want to do that.
  • Super Double Bonus Poker Strategy

    By John Grochowski on Friday, June 16, 2017

    Super Double Bonus Poker

    There is a seemingly endless variety of video poker games, each with their own pay tables and strategy nuances. One Interesting game is Super Double Bonus Poker. 

  • Video Slots are Gambling!

    By John Grochowski on Wednesday, June 07, 2017

    Hot Roll Slots

    Regular readers of this blog might remember Charlene, a slot player who usually played three-reel games with her husband George, but who played video slots when she was on her own. In a blog entry published March 27, Charlene explained her husband wanted nothing to do with video slots, which he doesn’t see as real gambling.

  • Tunica Welcomes The Arkansas Society Of Association Executives

    By Travel Tunica on Thursday, June 01, 2017

    ASAE Welcome to Tunica 2017
    It's almost time for the annual meeting of the Arkansas Society of Association Executives to meet in Tunica, MS. With so much to see and do here in Tunica it can be overwhelming, so we put together a list of activities for those that may want to pamper themselves with a spa visit, take in a round of golf or enjoy one of the area attractions. 

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