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  • Why is There a Higher Payback on $1 Slots than Penny Slots?

    By John Grochowski on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Slot Payback

    As long as I’ve been paying attention – and this goes back to the 1980s – slot players have been told that higher denomination slots pay back a higher percentage than lower denominations.

  • To Follow or Not to Follow Basic Strategy in Blackjack

    By John Grochowski on Thursday, February 09, 2017

    Blackjack Basic Strategy

    Basic strategy charts tell blackjack players the play that’s best for them in every player vs. dealer situation. Those who count cards amend basic strategy to fit the composition of the remaining deck, but for most of us, basic strategy is a solid guide.

  • Tunica's Upcoming Entertainment Is Heating Things Up

    By Travel Tunica on Monday, February 06, 2017

    There may still be a chill in the air but Tunica's upcoming entertainment is heating things up. With big name concerts from Joan Jett and the Blackhearts to Chaka Khan and the sexy men of Magic Mike XXL there is sure to be something for everyone. 
  • Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration

    By Lisa Konupka on Wednesday, February 01, 2017

    MS Bicentennial Capitol Building
    This year the state of Mississippi celebrates an important milestone in its history with the 200th anniversary of its statehood.
  • Casino Dealers Can Make Your Day

    By John Grochowski on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

    Casino Dealer

    Helpful, cheerful dealers can make anybody’s day at the casino more pleasant. It’s especially important with novice players who are just trying to feel their way through the game.

  • Is Your Deal in Video Poker Random or is There a Pattern?

    By John Grochowski on Monday, January 23, 2017

    Video Poker

    Video poker deals are as random as humans can program a computer to be, but one player thought he saw a pattern developing that could have worked in his favor if only there was a way to let it play out.

  • Is it Worth Moving from Your Current Slot Machine to a "Winning" Machine?

    By John Grochowski on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

    Goldfish Slots

    “My wife and I were playing penny slots together, and she was playing Goldfish,” Barry wrote. “It’s a games she’s liked for a long time, and she usually gets a bonus really often.

  • Two Deck vs Six Deck Blackjack Games

    By John Grochowski on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    Card Decks
    One of the first things blackjack players learn when they start to get serious about the game is that fewer decks are better for players.
  • Travel Tunica Learns How to Have a Poker Face

    By Travel Tunica on Tuesday, January 03, 2017

    We’ve all watched poker on TV or walked past a poker table.  Maybe you’re even like me and have played poker with family or friends at home, but until today, I’d never been given a real poker lesson in a casino.  Travel Tunica decided Hollywood Casino’s poker room was the place to learn how to know when to hold ‘em and know when to fold ‘em.
  • Chase the Flush vs Flushes Gone Wild

    By John Grochowski on Thursday, December 22, 2016

    Tunica Gaming Blog Flushes
    Most new table offerings are new riffs on familiar concepts. Every so often, that leads to different game developers hitting on similar ideas at the same time. This year, I tried out two games that paid off on flushes of varying lengths, American Gaming Systems’ Chase the Flush and Shuffle Master/Scientific Games’ Flushes Gone Wild.

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