Category: offline casinos

Video poker bug: John Kane & Andre Nestor story
Categories: cheating, offline casinos 16 Jun 2020 2200
Reading time: 8 min, 1504 words

Video poker bug: John Kane & Andre Nestor story

In the summer of 2009, John Kane appeared in the Silverton Casino in Las Vegas. He sat down in a video poker game known as Game King, and six minutes later he won a jackpot worth $4,300. So what, huh? That is luck! Well, this is not quite so. He'd...

MIT Blackjack Team - blackjack card counting
Categories: blackjack, offline casinos 12 Jul 2020 1330
Reading time: 5 min, 1036 words

MIT Blackjack Team - blackjack card counting

While card counting has been around for a very long time, it was only in 1979 that the very first group of students was created, after a professional blackjack player approached them. What made it possible was the fact that a new law was passed by the New Jersey Control...

Mafia impact on Las Vegas in early years
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos 20 May 2020 866
Reading time: 14 min, 2674 words

Mafia impact on Las Vegas in early years

In 1829, an 18 year-old Mexican scout for the Antonio Armijo Trading Caravan was tasked with finding a new trade route to Los Angeles from Santa Fe, New Mexico. He came onto an oasis in the desert in his search. Brigham Young ordered 30 missionaries to construct a fort in...

Top 10 Las Vegas adult shows
Categories: offline casinos, other 6 Sep 2020 721
Reading time: 6 min, 1139 words

Top 10 Las Vegas adult shows

Zumanity is a seductive twist to reality which makes the provocative playful and the banned electrifying! Leave inhibitions at the entrance, let a sexy ride full of sensational acrobatics and naughty fun loose and marvel. Part burlesque and part cabaret, you'll never forget Zumanity is one big night! Designed for...

How mob associate become a pioneer in sports betting: Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos 2 Oct 2020 703
Reading time: 5 min, 859 words

How mob associate become a pioneer in sports betting: Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal

Frank Lawrence "Lefty" Rosenthal was a sports handicapper, Chicago Outfit partner, and a former Las Vegas casino executive (June 12, 1929-October 13, 2008). He had received the mocking nickname "Lefty" because at a hearing on gambling and organized crime, he had cited the Fifth Amendment thirty-seven times, even invoking his...

The player secret of a Vegas whale
Categories: blackjack, documentary, offline casinos, video 16 Apr 2020 688

The player secret of a Vegas whale

Trish Regan takes you inside a Las Vegas high roller's underground world that wins millions at the casinos - and shows how the gambling industry could be more beatable than you thought. Know how one gambler turned himself from a mediocre card player to the man who brought the house...

Luxor Las Vegas. Pyramid-shaped casino
Categories: offline casinos, video 16 May 2020 642

Luxor Las Vegas. Pyramid-shaped casino

Luxor Las Vegas is a 30-story hotel and casino located in Paradise, Nevada, at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. The hotel is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International and has a casino of 120,000 square feet (11,000 m2) with over 2,000 slot machines and 87 table games.  The...