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How to play AK

AK is a beautiful hand. It is the best non-paired starting hand, so it certainly demands respect. Ah, big slick. Anna Kournikova (looks good, never wins). Machine Gun (come on, work it out!) AK is billed as the best non-paired starting hand in poker. So why does it cause so many problems to players, especially […]

Holdup on a Taxes and Fee Agreement Might Delay Opening of Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati by Three or Four Months

Indecision by Ohio Governor John Kasich on the issue of taxes and fees will likely delay the opening of Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati by three or four months, into 2013, developers said. The delay is making it hard for those developers to close financial deals necessary to proceed with the $400 million

All Eyes are on Texas; Will it Finally Make Casinos Legal?

With all due respect to those legislators in Texas who have been against legalized gambling (as if betting on college football doesn’t happen)…. check out your budget shortfall this year. Texas is heavily in debt and legislators are finally coming to the conclusion that legalizing casinos is one way to bring in significant amounts of […]

Online Slots or Casino Games (Like Video Poker, Blackjack, Baccarat): Which do You Prefer?

I’ve always been partial to playing blackjack, poker and baccarat online. Roulette, somewhat less so. Slots, almost never. But even I have to admit that slots are getting incredibly popular online. And now, there are actually more players of slot games than of casino games,

Here’s An Interesting Stat: Oklahoma, Ranked 28th in U.S. State Population, is 4th in Generating Gambling Money

Oklahoma? Really? A gambler’s paradise? Apparently so. I was reading a posting from the Tulsa World newspaper on the subject and thought you might find this as interesting as I do. Cos to me, Oklahoma is one big wide stretch of open cowboy country. It’s the 28th-largest population and the 29th-largest economy among the 50 states, […]

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