Casino Knowledge: Questions From the Vault with John G.

I field hundreds of questions from readers every year. They cover a wide range of topics including strategy basics, bankroll needs and even gaming history. A few catch my eye as being of special interest.

Right now, with the expansion of sports betting, there are things players need to know that were outside their usual domain before last year. Here are a few from the vault you might find interesting.

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Top Casino Sports Books and Bars: Gearing Up for the Game   

As the summer winds down, football talk ramps up. Teams are in full-scale practice mode and working to tweek their playbooks for the first games in August. This season is sure to be filled with some magnificent match-ups both at the college and professional level, so we wanted to offer you our suggestions for which casinos have the best set-ups to take in the action, and even make some wagers. Several of the Mississippi casinos offer full sports betting, while others offer great places to watch games, grab some suds and grub and cheer on your favorite teams.

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Casino Strategy: House Edge Education

Casino games have built-in mathematical advantages favoring the house. For the most part, you cannot completely reverse that advantage and get an edge for yourself unless you learn to count cards at blackjack or play expert strategy at certain video poker games with favorable pay tables.But short of learning to count cards or playing video poker at an expert level, there are some things you can do to make sure you get the most out of what casino games have to offer. In this article, we highlight a few that will help you along the way without having to go to extremes of learning new systems and strategies. Good luck!

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Derby City Hosts Three Rocking Weekends in September


In what is sure to be the most rocking month in the history of Louisville, Kentucky, music fans are in for at treat with three all-star music festivals covering just about every genre of music. Kicking it all off is Hometown Rising (September 14 & 15) featuring country music all-stars, then get ready for the rock legends at Bourbon & Beyond (September 20, 21, 22), and lastly Louder Than Life (September 27, 28, 29) will wrap it all up with the rockers of the world. Regardless of what your music preference is, you will surely find your niche with one of the three and Louisville is waiting for you with open arms.

All three festivals are conveniently located among the newly renovated Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Festival Grounds offering plenty of parking and proximity to hotels, restaurants and the airport.

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G&D’s Casino Chef Showdown Winner Announced!

It’s official! The 2019 Culinary King of the Casino is Chef Greg Hargrow from Sam’s Town Casino & Hotel in Tunica, Mississippi. Chef Hargrow outlasted some stiff competition in this year’s Casino Chef Showdown, but prevailed in the end as the champion. Check out his winning recipe below, as well as the other participating chefs, and be sure to stop by and try out their menu’s…they are all amazing!

 

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Gold Strike Casino Resort Celebrates 25 Years

TUNICA, Miss. – Since opening its doors as Circus Circus Tunica on August 29, 1994, Gold Strike Casino Resort has invested more than $175 million into the resort, making it the premier destination in the Mid-South. MGM Resorts International’s north Mississippi gem celebrates its 25th anniversary throughout the month of August with exciting casino promotions, food and beverage specials and headline entertainment.

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