Craps: Betting the Basics

Every craps player has his or her own philosophy of play. Some wild action players look to make as much money from each bet as possible. They will bet proposition bets such as the Any Seven, individual numbers such as 2, 3, 11 and 12, the Horn and the like.

My mentor the late Captain of craps, the man I wrote about in my latest book I Am a Dice Controller, called all proposition bets “crazy crapper bets” and with good reason; the chances of keeping the game a close contest between the player and the casino was a longshot indeed.

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Howie Mandel & More Top Comedians Return to Aces of Comedy

As any poker player can tell you, there are few things more satisfying than having a pair of pocket aces.  While it’s not a guaranteed win, you wouldn’t trade those cards for anything, and you can be fairly confident that you’ll be happy with the end result. The Mirage in Las Vegas has taken this concept to a unique conclusion, namely its “Aces of Comedy” series at the Terry Fator Theatre.

As the name implies, the idea is to bring in a collection of unbeatable comedians; high-caliber, crowd-pleasing, can’t-miss talent. For audiences who may be hesitant to take a chance on an unknown comedian, worried about sitting through yet another uninspired series of jokes about airline food or the differences between…

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Wind Creek Casino & Hotel: Find Your Winning Moment.

When it comes to great times, entertainment, and excitement, Alabama is booming with three great casino properties offering winning moments every step of the way. Two properties, Wind Creek Montgomery and Wind Creek Wetumpka, are located near Montgomery, Alabama, an easy drive away from Atlanta and Birmingham. Wind Creek Atmore, located in the Gulf Coast region of Alabama, boasts more of a resort type of destination and should definitely be an addition to your calendar. And if you are looking for an exotic getaway, the most recent addition to Wind Creek’s family of properties, the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino, offers the best of the Caribbean with fun and excitement like no other. When you add in high-reward gaming, major entertainment, and the extensive amenities, you have everything needed for a winning experience!

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North Star Casino Resort Shines Bright with New Leadership

(Bowler, Wisconsin) Known as the “Midwest’s Friendliest Casino,” North Star Mohican Casino Resort is a premier destination nestled in the breathtaking North Woods of Wisconsin. Located within an hour of Green Bay and minutes north of Hwy 29, North Star offers gaming enthusiasts everything they could imagine, and more.

The property is a sure bet when it comes to choosing your next gaming adventure.

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Woodford Reserve Becomes New Presenting Sponsor of the Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017) – Churchill Downs Incorporated and Brown-Forman Corporation announced a five-year agreement through which Brown-Forman’s Woodford Reserve bourbon will be the presenting sponsor of the Kentucky Derby.

Brown-Forman is based in Louisville, Kentucky, home of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby.

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Interview Flashback: G&D’s Interview with Hugh Hefner

On the evening of September 26, 2017, news began to spread that Hugh Hefner had passed away. The founder of Playboy magazine and a major influence for today’s social culture, Hefner was a leader on many front.

G&D was honored to feature Hefner on the front cover of our 2007 issue highlighting his all-new slot machine. We discussed everything from getting started to his views on gambling.

We hope you enjoy the interview … and RIP to a legend.

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Gun Lake Casino Unveils $76 Million Expansion in Michigan

Build it and they will come. Gun Lake Casino, located in Wayland, Michigan, recently announced the completion of a $76 million expansion that includes more gaming space, a new bar and major overhaul of their popular Harvest Buffet.

With the expansion, the casino is now home to over 2,000 of the latest and greatest slot machines and nearly 50 table games. The gaming floor also features wider aisles for easier accessibility and overall flow through the casino. The property has also added a state of the art ventilation system to reduce smoke and maximize air flow for the comfort of guests.

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IP Casino Resort Spa: Hot Happenings in Biloxi

IP Casino Resort Spa in Biloxi, Mississippi is cranking up the rewards in September with a chart-topping list of new ways to win!

Starting September first, players can begin rocking the slots and tables for a chance to win one of two Mercedes-Benz® vehicles or a share of up to $20,000 Slot Dollars in Mercedes® Mania. Entries are earned with play and the drawings start at 4:00pm each day September 29 and 30. As if two luxury cars don’t already pick up pulse rates, IP will also roll out the $110,000 Winfiniti Giveaway September first and third. Players will earn entries through September third to win one of two Infiniti® Q50s or a share of up to $20,000 Slot Dollars. The same weekend, slot tournament fans will compete for a share of $40,000 in cash and Slot Dollars in the Trail to Victory Slot Tournament September first.

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