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About Gambling Jackpots - There is No Man Behind the Curtain

While loving to blog about the the gaming industry, in my real life I am an educator, musician and drama director.

Recently my two worlds collided when I finished directing the production of “The Wizard of Oz” (two fabulous performances, two full houses) and the week after a brief casino visit.  369 more words

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How to Play (and How to Win) at Slot Machines

Slot machines have been around for a long time. Charles Fey invented the games in 1895. Of course, they didn’t become the raging success that they are now until Bugsy Siegel started installing them in the Flamingo Hotel in 1947. 886 more words

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New Rules For Texas Bingo Halls On Hold

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – New rules for Texas bingo halls are on hold.

The Lottery Commission has delayed making a decision about the use of video confirmation of pull-tab tickets – which critics say would open the door to slot machines in Texas. 178 more words


Allowing Slot-Like Devices At Bingo Halls Proposed

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Texas Lottery Commission is set this week to consider letting bingo halls in Texas use electronic devices similar to slot machines… 130 more words



The Mayor’s face was blood red, spit spraying out of his mouth, pure anger in the direction of my boss. I’ve never seen someone get chewed out like this before. 232 more words


32 Things You Should Know About Vegas

  1. Burt, Ernie, Mickey, Transformers, and Chewbacca all reside there, right on the sidewalk. So does this guy…Who knew?
  2. No matter how much money you think you have, even if you just won…you are flat broke compared to one of the people walking by.
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Ah Airport Slots

Vegas has got the right idea. Slot machines in the airport. I know how I’m spending my wait.

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