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Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Slot Machines

Sneak Preview: James Cameron’s “AVATAR” Game Series Brings Fun to Las Vegas Casinos

True story: Up until two weeks ago, I never really sat down and gambled – shoving a dollar in a machine and walking away doesn’t really count. Shortly after I got the hang of penny slots, I bounced from one machine to the next. I wasn’t looking at the maximum cash winnings; I simply chose….

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Caesars Palace, Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Slot Machines

Today’s Vegas Thing That Makes This Blog Happy

Mere minutes ago we were cruising through the casino at Caesars Palace, and Sue from New York was getting a hand pay for $1,200. We asked if this was Sue’s biggest jackpot of her annual stay at Caesars Palace, and she said yes. Then we asked if she or her husband had won other jackpots….

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Gaming, Slot Machines

“The Walking Dead” Is This Blog’s Most-Anticipated Video Slot Machine Ever

If you’re a ravenous “The Walking Dead” fan like this Las Vegas blog, you’ll be among those champing at the bit for a new slot machine based on the popular zombie series, coming soon to a casino near you. Australian slot machine maker, Aristocrat, has licensed the rights to “The Walking Dead” and promises to….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Gaming, Giveaways, Las Vegas Casinos, Slot Machines, Things to Do, Total Rewards

Margaritaville Casino at Flamingo Las Vegas Hosts New, Free Slot Tournaments

This blog is a tremendous fan of free. Now, the Flamingo is offering free slot tournaments on weekends, with prizes of even more free! Specifically, free slot play. One of our favorite forms of free, ever. Here’s the skinny. Or the low-down. Or the 411. Or whatever people call it. Any new or existing Total….

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Blackjack, Craps, Gaming, Las Vegas, Slot Machines

This Blog’s Favorite Casino Ads in the History of Gambling as We Know It, Ever

This blog does not love commercials. We use our Tivo remote to blow by commercials on TV, and have clicked “Skip Ad” links since the very invention of the “Skip Ad” link. But the ads in this blog post are different. They’re for Horseshoe casinos around the country, which is cool and all, but somewhat….

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Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Slot Machines

Today’s Video Poker Machine We Need to Locate and Kiss Firmly On the Mouth

A lucky player at Rio Las Vegas was just dealt four aces with a three on a $25 Super Double Double Bonus 5 play video poker machine. Honestly, we have no idea what most of that means, but we do know it resulted in the following. Thanks to the team in the Rio’s high limit….

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Gaming, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife, Slot Machines, Things to Do

15 Things We’re Loving at Harrah’s Vegas Right Now

We’ve decided we don’t visit Harrah’s Las Vegas enough. Why? Because there’s so much to love! Here are 15 things this blog is loving about Harrah’s right this very minute. 1. This Shirt Who wouldn’t want to stroll down The Strip with a little Hugh Hefner vibe going on? Get this long-sleeve tee in the….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Paris Las Vegas, Slot Machines

Lightning Strikes Twice at Paris Las Vegas

Can lightning strike twice? In Las Vegas, hell, yeah, it can. Two lucky players became instant millionaires playing video slots at Paris Las Vegas in recent days. One player hit it big on a Wheel of Fortune machine, to the tune of $1.7 million (on March 26, 2013). A second player snagged a $1.4 million….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife, Slot Machines

Lucky Player Clicks Heels Three Times, Wins $1.5 Million at Flamingo Las Vegas

Oh, all right, we made up the heel-clicking part, but the other part is completely true. Gordon, a lucky player at the Margaritaville Casino inside Flamingo Las Vegas, won a whopping $1,452,799.89 playing a “Wizard of Oz” progressive slot on March 9, 2013. Not much is known about the winning video slot machine player, although….

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Caesars Palace, Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Slot Machines

Two of the Happiest Words in the Universe: Hand Pay

If you’ve seen these words in a Las Vegas casino, you know what we mean. This just happened in the casino at Caesars Palace. “Hand pay,” of course, refers to slot jackpots in a range where printing the amount on one of those ticket in-ticket out deals just won’t cut it. A “hand pay” jackpot….

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Caesars Palace, Gaming, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Poker, Slot Machines, Things to Do

My Poker Ups the Ante With Personalized Video Poker Online and Off

Video poker fans are going to love the new My Poker Multi-Game Poker machines at Caesars Palace and Harrah’s Las Vegas. Why? Because they’re the only video poker machines we know of that remember you and what you’re into, or at least seem to. My Poker video poker machines straddle the world of real and….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Slot Machines

Flamingo Las Vegas Guest Reaps $1.2 Million Wheel of Fortune Windfall

The progressive jackpots seem to be coming fast and furious on The Strip these days. A lucky Wheel of Fortune player, from Texas, won $1.2 million at Flamingo Las Vegas on Jan. 3, 2013. Well, that’s not entirely true. They actually won $1,264,172.64. In case you’re not familiar with the term, “progressive” slot machines are….

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Caesars Palace, Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Slot Machines

Texan Lassoes $2.8 Million Progressive at Caesars Palace

Just another day in Sin City! A Las Vegas visitor from Texas won a sweet $2.8 million jackpot on a Bombs Away progressive slot machine at Caesars Palace on Dec. 28, 2012. Actually, the exact jackpot on the penny machine paid $2,832,042.49. But when you’re a millionaire, what’s a few tens of thousands, so why….

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Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Slot Machines, Table Games, The Quad

The Quad Comes Into Its Own With New Chips and More

There are few things that spark as much excitement in the hearts of Las Vegas casino chip collectors as new chips to collect. Well, The Quad (formerly the Imperial Palace) just rolled out its new chips, and we couldn’t wait to get our hands, and lens, on some. The shiny new chips at The Quad….

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Gaming, Giveaways, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Slot Machines, Table Games

Six Easy* Ways to Become a Millionaire in Las Vegas

There are lots of ways to become a millionaire in Las Vegas, but you knew there had to be an asterisk or two involved! “Easy” is a pretty subjective term, but if you compare winning a million bucks in Las Vegas to “attending college and working at a job for 20 years,” yeah, it’s relatively*….

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