Overall Score: 98.6
Property Overview: Rising Star Casino Resort is located in Southern Indiana near Cincinnati, OH. Featuring a hotel with close to 300 rooms, a pool, award-winning links-style golf course and a fantastic steakhouse (Wellington’s), this is truly a great casino getaway. The property is also located right next to the small town of Rising Sun where you will find quaint shops and diners to fill your relaxing afternoons.read more
When we sit down to play a slot machine, our task is simple: Make a bet, spin the reels and the machine takes care of the rest. Except in rare instances, there are no strategies to learn or skills to master. The flip side is that while we can’t affect the outcome in any predictable way, nor tell from the outside which games are the highest-paying, there are things we do know about slots and the casinos that operate them to get the most out of a day on the machines. Here are 10 things every slot player should know.read more
Overall Score: 100%
Property Overview: Lumiere Place Casino and Hotel is located in downtown St. Louis, Missouri and is considered one of the premier gaming properties in the city. Featuring two hotels, HotelLumiere at the Arch and a partnership with a neighboring Four Seasons Hotel that was recently named a top twenty hotel in North America, you can’t go wrong. The rooms have been recently renovated and the property features five dining option headlined by Cielo Restaurant, meaning ‘sky’ in Italian, offers traditional Italian classics accompanied by breathtaking views of the Arch and the city skyline. Add to the mix 1,700 slots, 60 table games and a 13 table poker room, and you’ve got yourself a road trip!read more
For the fourth straight year, Harrah’s New Orleans was recently named among the best hotels in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels Rankings, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information. The property was recognized as one of the Best Hotels in New Orleans in its annual evaluation of hotels that offer high-quality amenities and exceptional experiences.
“We are honored that Harrah’s New Orleans has once again been recognized with a Silver badge in the U.S. News and World Report Best Hotels rankings,” said Dan Real, Caesars Entertainment regional president-south and Harrah’s New Orleans general manager. “This award would not be possible without our…read more
Overall Score: 100%
Property Overview: Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, Mississippi is a resort worth visiting. The 31-story gold colored hotel features over 1,200 rooms and suites, the award-winning Chicago Steakhouse, an 800-seat theater for concerts and the Buffet Americana that will rival any buffet anywhere. The property also features an indoor pool (18 years or older only) and outdoor sun deck as well as a full-service spa.read more
2017 marks the 20-year anniversary for one of Western North Carolina’s largest employers, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort. What began as a modest, video games-only casino has transformed into a modern resort complex featuring traditional slots and table games with a wide range of amenities including the largest hotel in the Carolinas.
Since opening, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort has distributed over $1.3 billion in wages in addition to competitive benefits packages for its employees.read more
Overall Score: 91.5
Property Overview: Four Winds Casino Resort New Buffalo is located on the shores of Lake Michigan about an hour and a half east of Chicago and forty five minutes Northwest of South Bend, Indiana. This luxurious properties offers guests a variety of amenities including a hotel with over 400 rooms and suites, a luxurious spa and outdoor pool area, several restaurants headlined by Copper Rock Steakhouse and Hard Rock Café. Check the event calendar for some of the top acts in the nation appearing regularly.read more
Overall Score: 97%
Property Overview: St. Croix Casino Turtle Lake is located about an hour and half north east of Minneapolis and is a sure bet for a quick getaway. Featuring a full casino, several dining options including the Me-Ki-Noc Restaurant featuring casual food with casual prices, you will find this property a nice retreat from the rest. Stay at the hotel in one of the 150 plus hotel rooms, take residence at the RV Park that provides shuttle service to and from the resort property.read more
G&D’s expert blackjack pro, Henry Tamburin, receives many questions from about the game ranging from strategy to etiquette, and everything in between.
In this column, he discusses the topic of tipping your dealer, what to do if a dealer makes a mistake and what you should do if a casino oversteps the legal rights of a player.
Good luck on your next casino visit…and remember these suggestions!read more
When it comes to gamblers, you will notice a lot of different eclectic personalities and behaviors. You will see everything from superstitious rituals to over zealous excitement with visions of guaranteed jackpots.
Whatever category you find yourself in, or your favorite gambling buddies, we feel that most fall in to one of three categories. Check them out and see which you align with the most.read more