The Rat Pack

The Rat Pack

By now most of us are familiar with a group that was dubbed “The Rat Pack” and their place in lore and mythology of Las Vegas. This was not a group in the normal sense of the word, but rather a transient group of entertainers …..

Siegfried and Roy

Siegfried and Roy

On those rare occasions when one finds themselves thinking dreamily about white tigers, thoughts about Siegfried and Roy cannot be far behind. This magical duo has been performing tricks (the legal kind) with the help of their white tigers for decades. The partnership began in …..

Born to Lose: Memoirs of a Compulsive Gambler

Born to Lose: Memoirs of a Compulsive Gambler

There are more than a handful of books out there about the stories and effects of compulsive gambling. While casinos hold dreams for some, for others they are only a home for debt and bad memories. The problem with most of these books is that …..

Optimal Strategy for Pai Gow Poker

Optimal Strategy for Pai Gow Poker

Optimal Strategy for Pai Gow PokerAuthor: Stanford WongPublisher: Pi Yee PressISBN: 0935926178Originally Published: 1992Pages: 160 (paperback)Price: $14.95  When MENSA speaks, people listen. Sometimes understanding what they have to say can be difficult. When this group of geniuses focuses their dumpster sized brains on the topic of casino gambling, those of us …..

The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

The image most of us have of Steve McQueen involves a car chase in a classic Ford Mustang, and some moves made with vehicle that would make Barry Sanders gawk in wide eyed amazement. For those who have only been exposed to this bit from …..

The Big Blind (1999)

The Big Blind (1999)

When writer/director of “The Big Blind” envisioned this film, he decided to give the movie a “Pulp Fiction” feel to it. He abandoned the idea of a linear story line in favor of a story with multiple plot lines that only intersect at various points. …..

Senator Jon Kyl in Support of Legalizing Online Gambling

Senator Jon Kyl in Support of Legalizing Online Gambling

Arizona Republican Senator John Kyl has been heard to say that the U.S. Senate should vote to clarify gambling laws in the opposite direction suggested by the current bill on the decision table. The bill, which has already passed the other half of Congress, the …..

Major US Paper Comes Out in Support of Internet Gambling

Major US Paper Comes Out in Support of Internet Gambling

The RDW Group has been named as the public relations agency for the organization opposing the West Warwick casino concept introduced by Harrah’s Entertainment and the Narragansett Indian Tribe. Save Our State has hired RDW in part due to their experience in the public arena …..

Sega Casino Game Review

Sega Casino Game Review

Have you ever played a game or seen a movie that is simply so “middle of the road” that you can’t be sure if you liked or disliked it? If not, play Sega Casino for the Nintendo DS, and be prepared for sheer emotional ambiguity. …..

Payout Poker & Casino

Payout Poker & Casino

This game would have been so much more satisfying if the promises leading up to the release were not such grand statements. Like most of the second Star Wars series, this game failed to live up to the hype. While promising a “Real World” casino …..