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My top 10 Las Vegas Dining Experiences By Steve Kieva   This year’s Top Ten will be listed in no particular order, except for my top pick, Barry’s Downtown Prime at Circa Las Vegas. It was by far the best culinary experience of 2022. Vintage glamor and hospitality meet modern innovation and design at this […]

Video Poker Wasteland

Atlantic City used to offer great choices for the video poker player. No more. By Frank Legato   A few weeks ago, I stayed at the Tropicana Atlantic City. I love the Trop, now owned by Caesars Entertainment, because of the Quarter dining and retail attraction. After dinner at Carmine’s in the Quarter, my wife […]


Galveston Island’s unique history of underground casinos By Sean Chaffin   As one of Texas’s oldest cities, Galveston has quite a history. That stretches back to 1528 when Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca and his crew were shipwrecked on the island. French and Spanish explorers traversed the area in the coming years and famed pirate […]


Slot awards reveal the most popular slot games in the business By Frank Legato   In late February, I went to the fifth annual Slot Awards hosted by consultancy Eilers & Krejcik Gaming. These awards analyze slot games in 15 categories for physical casinos, plus separate awards for online and social games. What sets these […]


Our annual compilation of the most generous slot operations in the nation By Frank Legato “Loose slots” are more valuable than ever. The “loosest” slots, tabulated by Casino Player, are those with the highest return-to-player (RTP) percentage—the highest payback percentage. The reason loose slots are more valuable than ever is that overall payback percentage numbers […]


Native Americans are among the casino industry leaders By Sean Chaffin   Native Americans are proud and industrious people who have overcome hardships and setbacks throughout their existence. In the last few decades, many tribes across the country have emerged as leaders in the gaming, travel, and tourism industry, catering to Americans in all parts […]

On Cruise Control

These great cruise lines feature wonderful destinations and some excellent gaming options by Sean Chaffin   There’s nothing quite like a tropical getaway—from lounging on the beach in the warm sunshine to sipping that perfect tropical drink to ziplining through the jungle or a great aquatic excursion. Meeting new people and some fine dining mixed […]

Sea and Sand Dollars

Inside Norwegian Cruise Line’s Industry-Leading Rewards Program By Sean Chaffin   There’s just something special about a cruise on the high seas. Those hopping aboard will find something for everyone—fun on-shore excursions, excellent dining, get-out-of-your-seat entertainment options, great cocktails, friendly conversation, great customer service, and, of course, those great ocean views and breezes. Fun lovers […]

SAHARA Celebrates its 70th anniversary

By Steve Kieva Photos by the Las Vegas News Bureau The iconic SAHARA Las Vegas recently celebrated its 70th anniversary. Founded in 1952, the resort has seen a storied history, including hosting the Beatles during their first U.S. tour and serving as the setting for the 1960 Rat Pack film, Ocean’s 11. The event included a presentation […]


Celebrating the best places to play slots from coast to coast   For 22 years, Strictly Slots magazine has asked readers to vote for their favorite casinos in a number of different categories, ranging from Overall Casino to all types of slot gaming, for our annual Best of Slots Awards. Readers love it, casinos love […]

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