Kenny Rogers: The Gambler’s Last Deal

There’s always a certain amount of skepticism one has when an entertainer announces his or her retirement. Certain groups and individuals have been on their “Final World Tour!” for 20 years running, and such announcements are often seen as marketing ploys designed to fill seats. So while it was disheartening to hear that performing legend Kenny Rogers was getting ready to retire, and embarking on his final tour, “The Gambler’s Last Deal”, it was refreshing to hear that unlike so many others in show business, he really meant it.

He has certainly made the most of his amazing career.

Restaurant Review: Coast Seafood & Brew at Beau Rivage – Biloxi, Mississippi

Biloxi, Mississippi is one of the fastest growing destinations in the country offering visitors all of the essentials for a great getaway. Miles of white sandy beaches, nearly a dozen great casinos and several historic sites, including Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis’ home when he died, you can’t go wrong with frequent visits. Biloxi is also known for exceptional restaurants showcasing everything from casual beach front fare to authentic French and Italian cuisine, and of course, seafood!

On a recent visit to Biloxi, Southern Gaming had the opportunity to check out Coast Seafood & Brew at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, the latest and greatest seafood restaurant to …

Triple Crown Triumph: Skill or Chance?

Is horse racing a game of skill or a game of chance? Maybe it’s both. To reach the greatest heights in racing, you not only need great skill, but also a bevy of factors to properly align.

In 2015, American Pharoah proved himself early, overcoming troubled starts and bad weather, while taking down the competition time and time again. After his win in the Kentucky Derby (gr. 1), it was clear this was a special horse that could make his own luck.

Birdies & Blackjack: Top Casino Courses

Casinos are known for providing the best for their guests. If you want decadent dining, you’ll find it at a casino. If you want to relax in a world-class spa, you’ll find it at a casino. If you want to catch a concert, you can do it at a casino. There isn’t much you can’t do when you visit your favorite property, and that includes golf. In addition to all of the other amenities, casinos boast some of the best golf courses in the country that rival the elite private courses that are harder to gain access to play.

NFL Future Odds a Sure Bet – The Lines Released for 2017 Season

Sometimes the best value bets are future ranging in options from who will win the Super Bowl almost a year away, or the first week of NFL games. Thanks to online sportsbook, BetOnline.ag, bettors can get started finding the best values with the opening line odds. Sportsbook Brand Manager Dave Mason has released the opening lines for the 2017 NFL season – to win Super Bowl LII, Week 1 odds and a variety of season prop bets including perfect season, perfect “bad” season (0-16), will any game end in a tie (definitely liking the YES for this one) and more. Good luck in finding the value!

Triple Crown Track Comparisons: Finding the Bias

P23_PimlicoPicThe Triple Crown is the most exciting combination of thoroughbred races in the world. Consisting of the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes, the trail is grueling but the rewards are endless. Each racetrack has its own unique characteristics that require different running styles and race strategy. In this article, we break down some of those differences to find the silver lining to help you handicap with confidence. Good Luck!

Craps: Ruining Your Fun

Okay, this column might ruin your fun if you are a craps player. That is correct. As a busy-bodied gambling writer I want everyone to see craps the way I see it because, well, I am right.

First, as craps players know and as many novices hovering near the table can readily see, craps has such a variety of bets that it can give a new player a headache. Watching players throwing out their chips and calling out weird names (“I’ll take a C and E.” “Give me a Yo for five dollars!” “All the hard ways my man!”) will make many…

Top Casino Suites: Living it Up!

The life of a high roller can be compared to that of a Hollywood star. While they may not have paparazzi or sign autographs, they will have plenty of attention from the moment they arrive at valet to the end of the trip, and no request is too big. Including great suites to stay in.

We have highlighted a few of our favorite suites and hope you agree!