Video Poker: Machine Malfunctions

Not too long ago the monster of all slot machine malfunctions occurred at the Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, Queens. A lady, thinking she won almost $43 million, returned the next day to learn she was getting a steak dinner instead. What went wrong? In this case, it really was a malfunction since the top prize on the display glass was $6,500, even though the machine flashed $42,949,672.76 and the woman was smart enough to take a selfie. The casino grossly mishandled the situation by not just offering her the top prize of $6,500 rather than enduring a far greater loss in bad publicity. Here are some tips for what you should do if your slot machine malfunctions.

Video Poker: What’s in it for you?

slotsvideopoker_pageLife is about getting something for something or “you scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours”, aka quid pro quo. That’s an axiom well-understood in the gaming industry. When it comes to Video Poker, be sure to make sure you know what you are getting out of a game.

Here are some tips to keep in mind regarding what’s in it for you when determining the casinos that get your VP (video poker) business.

First Mobile Tablet Slot Gaming Introduced at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

It’s official! The first Take ‘N Play mobile slot tablets have been unveiled at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in New Orleans. The racetrack is the first slots facility in the world to take advantage of the technology to enable casino patrons to transfer their live slot play to a tablet provided by the property for seamless play in designated spaces, such as outdoor patios in smoke-free gaming markets.

$1 Million TournEvent of Champions is Ready to Roll

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The $1 Million TournEvent of Champions Slot Tournament is the biggest Slot Tournament in the world. Participants qualify by playing in in various casinos throughout the country and advance on to the championship event on September 28th at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas where they can cash in for the big pay day.

Find a location, save the date and you could be the next champion!

Caddyshack : Big Screen Slot Sensation

CaddyshacCaddyshack_logok is arguably one of the most popular golf comedies in history. The cast of Rodney Dangerfield, Chevy Chase and others combine to offer viewers a look into the country club golf world and appropriately deliver parody after parody referencing everything from bets on the course to caddy swim day in the pool. Slot manufacturer has harnessed the magic of the movie and brought into a Slot Sensation and a favorite in casinos nationwide. You will find humor, movei clips and hopefully a jackpot in this latest and greatest game from Scientific Games. Check it out!

Video Poker Strategy: Are You Playing the Odds?

Video Poker Tip_homepageWeâ??ve all heard stories about players or their friends getting two royals on the same machine minutes apart or some other unlikely gambling events. But can these possibly be true? Absolutely! But, says our video poker expert Linda Boyd, theyâ??re anomalies, not realistic expectations and should never be used to guide your play in video poker. Read more here.

Slots: Put Me In Coach

P29_Boyd Slot Tourname_thumbnailI recently was a guest on Southern Gaming Radio to talk about both video poker and slot tournaments. The host, Southern Gaming and Destinationâ??s managing editor, Joseph Grove, made casino special events sound so tempting that many listeners were champing at the bit to join in. While I wouldnâ??t advise taking WD-40 to spritz the buttons for faster play, there are a few legal things you can do to gain an advantage and really be â??ready to playâ? come tournament day.