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31Jul/12Off

Liberty Slots $15,000 “Amanda Panda” Slots Tournament

A month-long slots tournament on its new Amanda Panda: Jackpot Journey slot machine game is being hosted by Liberty Slots Casino that will award a total of $15,000 in prize money. LibertySlots.eu is a new online casino that brought back very popular online casino games like Agent Cash, Reel Deal and Cleopatra's Pyramid that were no longer available anywhere else and it became immediately popular when it launched last fall.

Amanda Panda: Jackpot Journey is a brand new game. It comes with an explorer theme that features free spins and a purse-toting lady Panda as its swashbuckling heroine. 10 free spins are triggered from its "Jackpot Journey" scatter symbol. A row of ceremonial shields appears before the bonus round begins, each with a bet multiplier hidden value under it. Players decide a shield to reveal multipliers up to x5.

Players have until August 31st to achieve the highest score of the month on the new game and the $15,000 Jackpot Journey Slots Tournament begins August 1st. The entry fee is $5 and players get $300 to play with. One can find the Tournaments tab at LibertySlots.eu, where you can get details of this as well as a list of daily slots tournaments.

George Jones, manager of Liberty Slots Casino said that tournaments give players a chance to win big money without much risk. One regular tournament player said that the most he can lose is five bucks, although, he could walk away with $5000 and that would be one heck of a return!

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4Jul/12Off

Slot Machine Tips – Part II

Slot Machine Tip #6 – Learning the rules of the game is crucial. At first, some of the slot machines can be confusing, therefore take the time to examine the rules printed on the machine.

Slot Machine Tip #7 – Progressives while playing should be avoided. Yes, some progressive slots typically have a payback percentage that is lower than other machines, although they offer jackpots in the millions of dollars. Your best bet is to stick with the lower denomination variety if you are still determined to take a shot at a progressive jackpot.

Slot Machine Tip #8 – In the long run, playing with maximum coins does not matter. The difference between maximum coins and a single coin is often less than one-percent of the total return, although many so-called experts will advise you to always play maximum coins on a machine. Progressive slots are the only exception to this rule. There is no reason to miss out on becoming a millionaire since you will need to play maximum coins in order to be eligible for a progressive jackpot.

Slot Machine Tip #9 – Play the lower denomination slot machines if you want to lose less money. Playing the lower denomination games means, you will be putting less money in on each spin, although you are going to lose more than you win on any slot. It is still surprisingly easy to bust out while chasing a payout on a five-dollar machine, the overall return on cheaper slots is less. If you stick with the nickel or penny slot machines and you will be playing for hours.

Slot Machine Tip #10 – Always use a slot card as it will allow the casino to monitor how much you play and possibly make you eligible for comps such as free meals and hotel accommodations. Using a slot card does not increase your odds of winning. If you are a frequent slots player, you can end up saving money in the long run. Registering for a free player’s card only takes a few minutes.

Slot Machine Tip #11 – Video reel slots are something one should stay away from, since these machines offer all kinds of animated features. They take longer to play than a traditional no-frills slot. By making sure the payout percentage is lower, the casino compensates for this. For entertainment value, there is nothing wrong in trying them. Winning any money in the process should not be expected.

Slot Machine Tip #12 – Casinos with the best payback percentage are the ones where one should play. This is one of the most important of all the slot machine tips. In helping you determine which casinos offer the best payback percentage, a bit of searching on the Internet should go a long way.

Be sure to keep these slot machine tips in mind the next time you visit a casino. The advice provided in this article will ensure that you will be able to play longer and smarter than those around you, while you may still end up losing money.

8Jun/12Off

Slot Machine Tips – Part I

Slot machine tips are best for them who are about to hit the casinos. They are helpful in dispelling myths and imparting common-sense strategies which may (or may not) help you to win money in the long term and they can alert you to the fundamental pitfalls of playing the slots. Following are few of the important slot machine tips that have can make your gaming experience potentially more profitable and even more enjoyable:

Slot Machine Tip #1 – You need to know that each spin is entirely random on a slot machine. it does not matter whether or not you use a slot card and it does not matter how many spins have come before. even if the previous spin paid out a jackpot, each spin has an identical chance of winning. The better off you will be as a slots player, the sooner you come to grips with this sobering fact.

Slot Machine Tip #2 – One of the most important slot machine tips has to do with a game’s payback percentage is the slot machines pay out less than they take in. you’d be amazed at how many people overlook this fact, although it is a simple concept to understand.

Slot Machine Tip #3 – There are many slot machine myths and one should not fall for them. Wearing a lucky blouse is not going to increase your odds of winning. Slots do not get hot or cold. They do not care what you are wearing or the temperature of the coins being inserted, or how many times you play. on each spin, they are going to give you an equal chance of success or failure.

Slot Machine Tip #4 – You got to know that one is either lying or delusional, if one promises to share a winning slot machine system with you. All slots are designed to take in more money than they pay out, therefore there is no such thing as a winning slot machine system. People like Bill Stone and John Patrick offer to share their secrets by getting you to buy their books and they should be avoided in particular. You can also forget about the Zig-Zag System and the Martingale System.

Slot Machine Tip #5 – When to stop playing is a crucial thing to know. figure out how much money you can afford to lose before you walk into a casino. it is time to call it quits for the day when that amount is gone. there is a distinct chance that you have a gambling problem, if you lose your predetermined amount and still find yourself headed to the ATM machine. Enjoy playing on slot machines, but do not get addicted.

27Feb/12Off

Slots Tips

Overview
Slots is a random game where past spins have no bearing on future spins and therefore, skill or strategy will not ensure that you win. However, having said that, there are some tips that can be used to improve your chances of winning or to limit your losses while playing slot machines.

Choosing Your Slots Game
Before you begin to play you must choose the machine that is best for you. Decide on the type of slots game you want to play and choose a machine with a theme that appeals to you. Make sure that the machine accepts coin denominations that suit your bankroll and will allow you to continue playing for some time. Make sure that if you are playing a video slots game with special features and interactive bonus rounds, that you understand the rules of play before you begin the game so that you do not miss out on opportunities to win.

When Playing Progressives, Bet the Maximum
When playing on a progressive slots machine, you will only be eligible for the progressive jackpot if you bet with the maximum number of coins per spin. Even if you hit the progressive jackpot, but you did not bet with the maximum number of coins, you will not win the jackpot amount. You are able to play with the smallest denomination size as long as you bet with the maximum number of coins, so make sure to choose a machine to suit your bankroll.

Set Limits
It is very important when playing slots games that before you begin you set limits on your betting. The naked pull limit is the number of times you are prepared to spin without winning and the loss limit is the amount of money you are prepared to lose before you quit. It is most important that you stick to these limits. It is more productive to quit when you reach your limits and come back fresh another day, than it is to continue as your frustration and anxiety increases.

Following Slots Strategies
As slots is a random game, slots strategies will not guarantee that you win. However, many slots strategies simply create a system for betting. It can be a good idea to stick to a system to ensure that you bet in a systematic and organized way without letting emotion cloud your judgment. This may help you to keep on top of your bankroll and your winning or losing and can only be helpful. If slots strategies work for you, you have nothing to lose.

20May/11Off

Arlington Village Officials Supports Slot Machines At Arlington Park

Slot MachinesThe Arlington Heights Village Board is now in favor of placing slot machines at Arlington Park. The Board indicated Monday that Slots at Arlington Park would be worth the gamble to ensure the continued viability of the racetrack.

Mayor Arlene Mulder read a statement in support of up to 1,200 slot machines at the racetrack at the end of Monday night's village board meeting. When considering proposed gambling expansion, a discussion followed with Trustee Joseph Farwell asking the board schedule a special meeting to adopt a formal resolution either in favor or against the slots so they can send that message to state legislators to use as a guide.

 

With only trustees Thomas Hayes and Mike Sidor opposed, however, Hayes said he was open to a scaled down slot proposal and Sidor said he wanted to have an open discussion and has lost sleep while considering his position, most of the board came out in favor of slots.

New to the board, Trustee Michael Sidor said he has talked to residents and received mixed responses. Even though he wants the village to prepare for the worst case scenario in case the park does close, he was generally supportive and willing to have a discussion.

Because the discussion was not on the agenda, no formal action was taken at the board meeting. To allow the public to weigh in and discuss the matter further, village board officials said they might call a special meeting for next meeting.

29Mar/11Off

Canadian Lady Wins $165,900 Jackpot

At WinADayCasino.com, a Canadian online slots player has triumphed a $165,900 progressive jackpot. On the site, Sylvia M. is known as POWERBALL, won the massive jackpot playing the Tropical Treat slot machine.

Manager of the slots and video poker site, Michael Hilary said that on any of their online slots, the progressive jackpot could be won. He added that it has been played more than usual over the last few weeks, although since it has been the Game of the Month for March, it is not astounding that is where this latest jackpot was won.

As the Game of the Month, during March, every 500 spins on Tropical Treat receives one ticket in an arbitrary draw at the end of the month. A $250 bonus will be won my one lucky player, another will win $100 casino bonus, while a $50 bonus can be won by three lucky players each. For a vacation worth $2000, there will be a draw at the end of the year. However, POWERBALL, for her tropical treat, she will not have to hang around until then.

Sylvia M acknowledged that in her mind, she had a plan, when she made a decision to try her luck at Tropical Treat in between all the arbitrariness. She confided that for a couple of months, the jackpot has not been won and when it gets over $150,000 in every few weeks, one just knows that it is going to be won any minute. She added that she had a little slots tactic, by betting enough to qualify for the jackpot and during this time, it sure worked for her. Sylvia M was then able to make use of her experience and strategy to take down the $165,900 jackpot, with accuracy in her timing.

16Feb/11Off

Casino Slot Revenues Hammered by Weather

Slot machine revenues at Connecticut's two Indian casinos fell in January, according to monthly results reported to the state. At Eastern Connecticut’s two casinos, slot machine revenue fell last month as record snowfall depressed business. Other local enterprises were also hurt by the storms.

Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods reported slot machine revenue of $48.5 million for January, down 5.9 percent over the total for the same month in 2010. In the Uncasville section of Montville, slot revenues at Mohegan Sun were down 12 percent in January compared to January 2010. Slot revenues at Foxwoods in Mashantucket were down 6 percent. for the past five Januaries, both casinos have seen decreases in year-over-year revenues.

The property had increased its year-over-year slot revenue for four of the previous six months; therefore, the drop was particularly notable. When the casino had 2,000 fewer slot machines, its slot win of $48.5 million was the lowest for a January since 1997.

Foxwoods was convinced by the positive feedback from slot machine customers, which resulted in extending a ticket printing agreement with Hamden-based TransAct Technologies Inc. To all of the 1,100 slot machines at MGM Grand at Foxwoods, TransAct’s Epicentral system is being expanded from about 300 now.

Going from $5.2 million in December to $4.8 million in January, Foxwoods decreased its free slot play, usually a sign that business is stabilizing. Offering $5.7 million in free play for January compared with $3.4 million in December, Mohegan Sun went the other direction. Mohegan Sun gave away more slots play than Foxwoods and it was the first month in nearly a year.

During the month, Foxwoods operated 6,571 machines compared to Mohegan Sun's 6,372. For Mohegan Sun, the average was $276.11, while Foxwoods' machines averaged a daily win of $238.31.

3Jan/11Off

Cordish Cos. of Baltimore Permits Casino Building Construction

The Cordish Cos. of Baltimore, for building permits for phases one and two of the casino, can now apply. The State Highway Administration has raised concerns over the traffic and it wants improvements to key roads and intersections. A year from now, the first phase is expected to be completed, which is a multilevel parking garage adjacent to the casino.

While construction of the permanent casino is under way, this will include a live music venue and several restaurants, expected to be completed by late 2012. The Cordish officials plan to put 2,000 slot machines on the garage's first floor. The temporary casino in the first floor will be of an approximately eight-story parking garage. Joe Weinberg, Cordish's director of development said that they are on track for opening a first phase casino in 2011. The construction team is looking forward to commence construction shortly.

In a letter written by the chief of the SHA's engineering access permits division, Steven D. Foster to Traffic Concepts, the Gambrills firm stated that the SHA acknowledges the developer has stated they suggest concluding roadway improvements that may not be needed based on Anne Arundel County's Adequate Public Facilities ordinance. The Gambrills firm is the one who conducted the original traffic study for Cordish.

Earlier this year, Maryland had their first casino opened and casinos will be a big hit with Maryland residents, judging from the early revenue results. In terms of revenue, the Anne Arundel casino is expected to become the biggest casino in the state. 4,750 slot machines will be the part of the permanent casino.

In recent years, Maryland regulators have been busy handing out licenses for casinos. Gaming license was received by the Casino at Ocean Downs. For Maryland residents, the casino will be open just on time to start the new year. In 2011, the Ocean Downs casino will have just about an entire year of revenue.

In the Northeast, Maryland has moved quickly as have several other states when it comes to casino gambling. New York and Delaware have expanded their gaming industries, although Pennsylvania has made the biggest strides. Late this year, Maine saw their first casino opened. In the new session shortly after the new year, Massachusetts lawmakers are expected to take up the issue of casino resorts.

22Dec/100

Michigan Attorney General’s Office Sues Bay Mills Indian Com

In an effort to shut down a northern Michigan casino run by the Bay Mills Indian Community, the Michigan attorney general's office is suing.

A federal suit was filed by the state saying the casino in Vanderbilt is illegal because it is not on Indian land. Bought in the northern Lower Peninsula, it is on property Bay Mills, well south of its reservation in the Upper Peninsula.

Ordering to close the casino with roughly 40 slot machines, the state last week sent a letter to Bay Mills. With the state's analysis, Bay Mills officials disagree and they are keeping the casino open. To close the casino that opened in November, the suit seeks an injunction.

In a statement, Chairman Jeff Parker said that his tribe would not have opened the casino if it were not sure the Vanderbilt operation is legal. He said that to defend that position in court the tribe is prepared. With the casino remaining open despite orders to close, there was no word on the next move from the state.

In nearby Petoskey, the Little Traverse Bay Bands runs the Odawa Casino Resort. The tribe is supposed to share its casino revenues with the state, under a contract with Michigan. However, because of a breach of contract, Harrington says the tribe no longer has to do that. The Vanderbilt casino should have been shut down immediately when it opened last month, but Michigan did not have a process in place for doing so.

Harrington said he met with Bay Mills chairman Parker Friday to notify him of their plans, prior to filing the lawsuit asking for the sanction to close the Vanderbilt casino.

In the former Treetops Resort information center, Bay Mills opened its casino on Nov. 3, which it had purchased this summer on 45.6 acres of land. With a 1,400-square-foot expansion under way, the casino currently has 38 slot machines with plans to add additional slot machines when completed.

23Nov/100

Slot Machine Proposal: Mayors Continuing to Fight Legislation

Next week, Mayors of casino towns will head back to Springfield, continuing the fight against proposed legislation that would allow five new slots and casino at racetracks in the state.

A new coalition made up of mayors from nine towns, representatives from Cities Against Slots at the Tracks, traveled downstate last week to talk to legislators and inform them how the gaming proposal would slice into their revenue and negatively affect jobs. Des Plaines Mayor Martin Moylan said he plans to be there when lawmakers meet again, although the legislation is still being discussed in the Senate Gaming Committee. About the gaming proposal, Aldermen also have called area legislators.

Moylan said, “We have to be vigilant, but we’re not resting still.”

Midwest Gaming owes the state roughly $300 million over the next 30 years as part of a bid agreement. It is opening a casino in Des Plaines next fall.

With communities like Chicago Heights, Dixmoor, Harvey, Summit, Hodgkins, and five others, some of the revenue from the casino would also be shared.

Moylan added, “If our revenues are down, (those towns) will suffer also. If you have a small budget, this is a shot in the arm.”

To continue discussions, Moylan said that for this week, a conference call has been scheduled by the mayors from the towns. The coalition also has representatives from Peoria, Metropolis, East St. Louis, Elgin, Joliet, Alton, Rock Island and Aurora. On Nov.29, state lawmakers will meet again.