TournEvent of Champions® Crowns $1 Million Winner

The largest slot tournament in the world crowned another $1 million winner. This year’s TournEvent of Champions® winner Tamar M. won the grand prize on October 16 at XS Nightclub in the Wynn/Encore Las Vegas Resort. Tamar M., representing del Lago Resort and Casino in Waterloo, New York, walked away with the grand prize of One Million Dollars*, bringing to a conclusion the industry’s premier slot tournament.

Casino Getaways: Sensational Spas, Showrooms and more!

When it comes to beating the odds in the casino, sometimes the best strategy is to make your casino getaway less about the gambling, and more about pampering yourself and enjoying the amenities offered. While the casino’s may not like to hear us say that, they wouldn’t build these luxurious spas, indoor pools, concert venues and more if they didn’t feel their guests would utilize them.

We are excited to feature a few of the premium casinos around the region that are sure bets for not only great gambling, but also awesome indoor amenities.

Lights, Camera, Action! Top TV Chefs!

Whether you are a culinary artist, a novice in the kitchen, or merely want to snack while watching a literal feast for the eyes, there is just something about food preparation that makes it hard to look away. Some shows, in particular, are extremely captivating, which is partly due to the person guiding the viewer through the recipe. From expert chefs to YouTube sensations, there are a plethora of show hosts worth noting for their personality alone.

We are excited to present to you some our favorite cooking shows and chefs that inspire our culinary caveats…enjoy!

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.

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.

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!

 

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!

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.

Don’t miss the fun and excitement all month long!

NFL Season Preview: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!

As mandatory minicamps come to an end and the new NFL season can be seen on the horizon, we are excited to bring you a our insight on a few teams who are bound to make some noise this year, a few that will come up short, and a little fantasy insight along the way.

We hope you have a successful season of fun filled sports action at your favorite casino sportsbooks or other optimal viewing spots!