Binion's Horseshoe Hotel & Casino Careers and Employment ...

TIL in 1980 William Bergstrom arrived at Binion's Horseshoe Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada with two suitcases: one containing $777,000 in cash, the other empty. He placed the full amount on a single bet of dice which he won and packed the winnings in the empty suitcase

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Was there a hotel in Vegas in the late '50s/early '60s designed to look like Washington's home at Mt. Vernon?

I'm reading a book where poet Albert Saijo mentions that he, Jack Kerouac, and Lew Welch stayed in a motel in Vegas with such a description. I don't know of any such place though, wondering if anyone here does.
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สมัคร ts911 วันที่สำคัญที่สุดในประวัติศาสตร์คาสิโนลาสเวกัส - ขณะที่ II

สมัคร ts911 วันที่สำคัญที่สุดในประวัติศาสตร์คาสิโนลาสเวกัส - ขณะที่ II
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สมัคร ts911 ในภาคแรกของซีรีส์สองในขณะนี้ฉันยินดีที่จะชี้แนะนักอ่านผ่านประวัติศาสตร์อันช้านานแล้วก็วนเวียนของลาสเวกัสแล้วก็อุตสาหกรรมการเดิมพันคาสิโนอันเป็นเอกลักษณ์ ถ้าหากอยากได้ติดตามหาช่องโหว่ของนักเสี่ยงดวงที่บริบูรณ์อาทิเช่น John C. Fremont แล้วก็ Bugsy Siegel โปรดไปตรงนี้เพื่อมองส่วนที่ 1

ในฐานะที่เป็นส่วนที่ ii หน้านี้อุทิศให้กับสามวันที่สำคัญมากขึ้น - ทอด 1960 ผ่านรุ่งสว่างของวันที่ 21 ที่เซนต์ศตวรรษรวมทั้งไปสู่ปัจจุบัน - ที่กำหนดไว้มากขึ้นของเมืองบาป

5 ส.ค. 2509 - Caesars Palace ได้รับตำแหน่งสูงสุด
ภายหลังจากการมาถึงของ Flamingo ในปีพ. ศาสตราจารย์ 2489 การดึงที่รกร้างในขณะนั้นซึ่งรู้จักกันในชื่อ Las Vegas Boulevard ก็เริ่มกรอกข้อมูลลงใน The Strip ดังที่รู้จักกันในตอนนี้

ซาฮาราผุดขึ้นมาจากผืนทรายในปีพ. ศาสตราจารย์ 2495 Tropicana ทะยานขึ้นเหนือเส้นขอบฟ้าในอีก 5 ปีถัดมารวมทั้ง Tally-Ho (ปัจจุบันนี้เรียกว่า Planet Hollywood) ได้เข้าชม The Strip ในปีพ. ศาสตราจารย์ 2506

แต่ว่าคาสิโนทั้งยังสี่ที่นี้ไม่สามารถที่จะเข้ากันได้กับความงามที่น่าสยองที่คอยแขกเมื่อCaesars Palaceเปิดประตูในวันนี้

ภายหลังจากนักเล่นการพนันตัวยงรวมทั้งนักธุรกิจชาวโฮเต็ลชื่อ Jay Sarno ts911 ได้รับเงินกู้ยืม 10 ล้านดอลลาร์ - มากยิ่งกว่า 90 ล้านดอลลาร์ในวันนี้เมื่อเงินเฟ้อเข้ามา - เขาก็เริ่มดำเนินการดีไซน์สถานที่ตากอากาศคาสิโนชั้นหนึ่งของโลก ซาร์โนจินตนาการถึงการจัดวางที่เหมาะสมกับวงศ์สกุลซึ่งเป็นเวทีที่เหมาะกับความศักดิ์สิทธิ์ซึ่งเป็นราชสำนักที่จริงจริงซึ่งนักเล่นการพนันทุกคนในบ้านรู้สึกราวกับเป็นจักรพัตราธิราชที่โรมัน
และก็จากวิสัยทัศน์ที่เด่นนั้น Caesars Palace เกิดขึ้น ...

การเขียนเกี่ยวกับ“ วันเปิดตัว” ของเซอร์วิสอพาร์ทเม้นท์คาสิโนที่ได้รับการตั้งอย่างโอ่อ่าอลันเฮสส์นักวิพากษ์วิจารณ์สถาปัตยกรรมมีชื่อเสียงเขียนคำวิพากษ์วิจารณ์อันรุ่มร้อนนี้:

“ Caesars Palace ปรารถนาเพียงแต่รูปปั้นคลาสสิกอันโอ่อ่ารวมทั้งเสาหินอ่อนสีขาวเพื่อสร้างธีม

จินตนาการของแขกในลีกที่มีการโปรโมทที่ดีเต็มไปด้วยความร่ำรวย”

Myrick และก็ Barbara Land นักประวัติศาสตร์เขตแดนได้ฉลอง Caesars Palace ด้วยน้ำเสียงที่น่ายำเกรงใน "A Short History of Las Vegas" (2004):

“ ที่สวยพิศดารที่สุดวิจิตรที่สุดรวมทั้งได้รับการกล่าวถึงเยอะที่สุดเกี่ยวกับบังกะโลในเวกัสที่เคยได้เห็นมา

เครื่องหมาย ของมัน เป็นหญิงสาวที่ขี้วางมาดกำลังจุ่มองุ่นลงในปากรอคอยของชาวโรมันที่ขี้เกียจคร้านใส่เสื้อปกคลุมพวงหรีดลอเรลแล้วก็กริชลึงค์”

แม้กระทั้งบทประพันธ์ความเรียงแบบนั้นก็ไม่ทำให้ Caesars Palace เป็นกลางแล้วไม่ใช่ช่วงนี้และไม่แน่ๆในวันเปิดเมื่อ 54 ปีที่ผ่านมา เมื่อนักเล่นการพนันในพื้นที่และก็นักเดินทางต่างพากันจับตามองเสาหินอ่อนเพดานโค้งที่ประดับด้วยจิตรกรรมด้านข้างฝาผนังแล้วก็การตกแต่งปิดทองจากฝาผนังถึงฝาผนังผู้คนจำนวนมากสาบานว่าพวกเขาจะถูกส่งตัวไปยังกรุงโรมโบราณในตลอดเวลาที่ผ่านมาทุกยุคทุกสมัย

ถนนหลักของ Caesars Palace

Caesars Palace เปลี่ยนเป็นฮอตสปอตของ Sin City แทบจะในทันทีทันใดขอบคุณมากส่วนมากที่ Frank Sinatra มาถึง มิจฉาชีพผู้เป็นหวานใจได้รับรองเท้าบู๊ตโดย Howard Hughes ผู้ครอบครอง Desert Inn แต่ว่าการสูญเสียของมหาเศรษฐีนอกรีตนอกรอยเป็นกำไรที่กระจ่างสำหรับ Caesars Palace

ในฐานะที่เป็นคาสิโนที่แรกในเมืองที่สร้างธีมที่เป็นอันหนึ่งอันเดียวกันซึ่งเป็นดินแดนแฟนตาซีสำหรับผู้เที่ยวชมที่กำลังจะได้จับใจถึงแม้พวกเขาจะมิได้เล่นก็ตาม Caesars Palace แปลงเป็นหัวหน้าในอุตสาหกรรมโดยทันที สุดท้ายคู่ปรับก็จะทดลองมุมที่คล้ายคลึงกันโดย Circus Circus (1968) เลือกใช้บรรยากาศกลางทางและก็ Holiday Casino (1973) สะท้อน Mardi Gras ในนิวออร์ลีนส์

เมื่อเวลาผ่านไปคาสิโนในลาสเวกัสได้รับการกำหนดส่วนมากในความสำนึกสาธารณะตามธีมแล้วก็สไตล์ที่เป็นศูนย์กลาง แทนที่จะเป็นศาลเฉพาะชุมชนคนที่ถูกใจคาสิโนคาสิโนบน The Strip เริ่มดึงคนไม่มีคู่รักรวมทั้งคนภายในครอบครัวที่ไม่รู้กางล็คแจ็คจากบาคาร่า

จำเป็นต้องขอบคุณมากการบรรลุผลของ Caesars Palace ทำให้เศรษฐกิจของลาสเวกัสพึ่งพิงการเดิมพันเพียงอย่างเดียวลดน้อยลง ผู้เสียสละความเบิกบานใจพาดหัวที่แสดงตัวทุกคืนการแสดงบนเวทีตรงออกมาจากวัวลีเซียมแล้วก็บุฟเฟ่ต์แบบแผ่กิ่งก้านที่เหมาะกับกษัตริย์ล้วนสำเร็จพลอยได้จากราชสำนักซีซาร์ที่เป็นของใหม่ใหม่ของซาร์โน
รวมทั้งถ้าเกิดคุณสงสัยว่าเพราะอะไร Sarno ก็เลยเลือกที่จะทิ้งเครื่องหมายวรรคตอนที่เป็นเจ้าของออกมาจากชื่อเซอร์วิสอพาร์ทเม้นท์ของเขานี่เป็นคำใบ้ เขาต้องการที่จะให้แขกทุกคนที่เข้ามาใน Caesars Palace รู้สึกเสมือนเป็นพระผู้เป็นเจ้าเดินดิน

22 พ.ย. 1989 - Steve Wynn พนันคำเรียกร้องของเขา
จากเรื่องฉาวโฉ่เกี่ยวกับการก่ออาชญากรรมทางเพศของ Steve Wynn ซึ่งบังคับให้เขาลาออกด้วยความอับอายขายขี้หน้าในปี 2018 ส่วนนี้จะสั้นกว่าที่เคยเป็นมา

ดังนั้นการออกแบบรวมทั้งการก่อสร้างThe Mirage Resort & Casinoของ Wynn ก็เลยทำให้ Las Vegas Strip เป็นทางใหม่ที่ประวัติศาสตร์ไม่อาจจะเฉยเมยได้ Mirage เพิ่มความตั้งใจของ Caesars Palace สำหรับเพื่อการประทับใจกับจินตนาการเป็นสองเท่าผู้เล่นรายล้อมที่มีชีวิตมีป่าหายใจอยู่ภายในรวมทั้งภูเขาไฟที่เดือดปุดๆอยู่ข้างหน้า

สตีฟวินน์กับสิกข์ฟรีดและก็รอย

ทันทีนั้นการเดินทางไปยัง The Strip ก็คล้ายกับการเยือนดูดิสนีย์แลนด์สำหรับคนแก่โดยมีสถานที่เที่ยวที่น่าดึงดูดอยู่ทั่วทุกมุมเพื่อเสริมฉากคาสิโน

ท้ายที่สุด Wynn ก็ล่อให้ Siegfried รวมทั้ง Roy แปลงเป็นรายการบนเวทีอันเป็นเอกลักษณ์ของ The Mirage ตอนที่ Cirque du Soleil เริ่มตรงนั้นก่อนจะแปลงเป็นประจำที่ Treasure Island ที่อยู่ใกล้เคียงของ Wynn

Wynn นำการบรรลุเป้าหมายของ The Mirage ไปสู่อาณาจักรคาสิโนที่ไม่ซ้ำใครซึ่งรวมทั้งคาสิโน Bellagio, Wynn รวมทั้ง Encore ในตอนที่มีการเติบโตสูงสุด

ถ . 23 เดือนพฤษภาคม2546 - Chris Moneymaker จุดประกาย“ Poker Boom”
ก่อนที่จะเขาจะมาถึงคาสิโน Horseshoe ของ Binion ในดาวน์ทาวน์ลาสเวกัสในฤดูร้อนปี 2546 โป๊กเกอร์นับว่าเป็นแกะดำของการเดิมพันคาสิโน

สถานที่โดยมากในเมืองมีห้องโป๊กเกอร์เงินจริงในใจคุณและก็ Mirage เล่นเป็นเจ้าภาพในเกมพนันสูงในตำนาน แต่ว่าเกมดังที่กล่าวมาแล้วมิได้ทำให้นักเสี่ยงโชคเล่นเกมได้อย่างไม่ต้องสงสัย

แล้วจะถัดไปเพราะเหตุใด? ในที่สุดแล้วผู้เล่นโป๊กเกอร์ทั่วๆไปได้โอกาสเป็นบอลหิมะใน The Strip ที่จะเดินหนีผู้ชนะภายหลังนั่งกับโต๊ะที่เต็มไปด้วยเซียนไพ่มือโปร

หิมะที่ตกลงมาในลาสเวกัสเมื่อปี 2546 กว่าหนึ่งนิ้วมีอะไรเป็นได้ ...

ผู้ชนะ WSOP Chris Moneymaker

Moneymaker พิสูจน์ให้มองเห็นแล้วว่ามีต้นแบบที่ดีเยี่ยมโดยชำระเงินปริมาณ 39 เหรียญจากดาวเทียมที่ได้รับจากเว็บออนไลน์ PokerStars เป็น 10,000 เหรียญสำหรับรายการหลักของ World Series of Poker (WSOP) ทัวร์นาเมนต์การกำจัดลำพังแบบไม่ จำกัด Texas Holdem อีเวนต์หลักของ Binion ได้ดำรงตำแหน่งแชมป์โลกของโป๊กเกอร์ตรงเวลา 32 ปีจนกระทั่งจุดนั้น และก็นอกจากค่าแตกต่างจากปกติหนึ่งหรือสองครั้งในตอนหลายปีที่ผ่านเลยมาทุกแชมป์พวกนั้นถือว่าตนเองเป็นมือโปรสำหรับในการเล่นโป๊กเกอร์

ถึงอย่างไรก็ตาม - แม้ว่าจะมีการกระจายเสียง ESPN ถ่ายทำเมื่อใดก็ตามล้มเหลวและก็พับกระบวนการทำสำเนา Moneymaker“ เงินตาย” แม้กระนั้นนักบัญชีที่มีมรรยาทสุภาพก็บุกผ่านสนามที่ทับกันเพื่อเอาชนะ Moneymaker แสดงให้บรรดามือใหม่โป๊กเกอร์มีความเห็นว่าทุกสิ่งทุกอย่างเป็นได้ - รวมทั้งเงิน 2.5 ล้านดอลลาร์ที่แปลงชีวิตที่ WSOP

เกือบข้ามคืนการประลองโป๊กเกอร์เปลี่ยนเป็นความดาลเดือดในห้องห้องเช่าของวิทยาลัยตั้งแต่ริมตลิ่งถึงริมตลิ่ง เกมในบ้านที่เคยเล่นกับถั่วดินจู่ๆก็เป็นดาวเทียมโดยพฤตินัยส่งแชมป์แคว้นของตัวเองไปยัง WSOP ด้วยความมุ่งมาดที่จะเป็น Moneymaker คนถัดไป
Harrah รีบคว้าสิทธิ์ใน WSOP อย่างเร็วและก็ย้ายซีรีส์ทัวร์นาเมนต์ระดับพรีเมียร์ของโป๊กเกอร์ไปที่ริโอในปี 2548 การเคลื่อนไหวนั้นต้องได้รับจากชัยอันยิ่งใหญ่ของ Moneymaker ที่ผลิตขึ้นเพราะเหตุว่า Binion's พึ่งเติบโตมาจากจุดนั้น

เพื่อเป็นสติปัญญาเมื่อ Moneymaker ชนะการประลองหลักเขาเอาชนะผู้เล่น 839 คน ปริมาณดังกล่าวมาแล้วข้างต้นมากยิ่งกว่าสามเท่าถึง 2,576 รายการในหนึ่งปีถัดมาและก็ในปี 2549 สนามนี้มีผู้เล่น 8,773 ผู้ที่มากขึ้น 10,000 เหรียญต่อคนเพื่อไล่ล่าความฝันของโป๊กเกอร์

การบูมของโป๊กเกอร์อาจมุ่งย้ำไปที่ Texas Holdem แต่ว่าด้วยผู้เล่นหลายหมื่นผู้ที่ลงมาในเมืองเพื่อดูซีรีส์ตอนหน้าร้อนคาสิโนทุกหัวระแหงในลาสเวกัสได้รับผลตอบแทน เซอร์วิสอพาร์ทเม้นท์ได้รับการจองล่วงหน้าตรงเวลายาวนานหลายเดือนรถเข็นสูงตั้งร้านขายของในห้องสวีทแล้วก็ Sin City ก็แปลงเป็นคำที่แพร่หลายไปทั้งโลกเสมือนย้อนกลับไปในช่วงที่ความเจริญก้าวหน้าก่อนหน้าที่ผ่านมา

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Report your table minimums here (COVID Edition) part 3

Part 3 in the COVID series.
To try and make this list more helpful, I have added Weekend Day and Weekend Night, as those can be vastly different than during the week.
I'm trying to monitor Twitter and the Vegas Message Board to get some additional information.
Keep sharing all that wonderful goodness.
I'd like to update the wiki to talk about what sidebets casinos have, so if you know that info, I can add it to the table comments.
Vegas Strip Casino Day Min Night Min Weekend Day Weekend Night Dividers Comments
Aria 10 10 Unknown Unknown No Updated 7/26
Ballys 10 15 10 Unknown 3 tables Updated 8/8
Bellagio 10 25 Unknown Unknown Yes, all tables
Caesars 15 25 Unknown Unknown No
Cosmo 15-25 50-100 Unknown Unknown
Encore 10 10 10 10 Yes, on some tables Updated 8/12
Excalibur 10-15 15 10 15 Updated 8/12
Flamingo 15 15-25 Unknown 25 Updated 8/8
Harrah's 15 25 25 25 No
Linq 15 15 Unknown 25 No Updated 8/8
Luxor 10 10 15 15n Updated 8/12
Mandalay Bay 15 Unknown Unknown Unknown
MGM Grand 10 25 Unknown Unknown Yes
NY/NY 10 15-25 15 Unknown Yes Updated 8/8
Osheas Unknown 15 Unknown Unknown
Paris 15 15 Unknown Unknown No Updated 8/8
Sahara 5 10 10 10 Updated 8/15
Strat Day 10 Unknown 10 25 No
Treasure Island 5 15 Unknown Unknown
Venetian 10-15 25 Unknown Unknown No
Wynn 10 10 10 10 Yes, on some tables Updated 8/12
Downtown Casino Day Min Night Min Weekend Day Weekend Night Dividers Comments
Binions 5 10 Unknown Unknown Binions had $5 table several times (opens at noon) Updated 8/17
California 10 10 Unknown Unknown Tables open at 11AM Updated 8/10
The D 10 15 Unknown Unknown No glass
Downtown Grand 10 10 Unknown Unknown Table opens at noon. Updated 8/10.
El Cortez 10 10 10 10 Yes, some tables 2 tables Updated 8/15
Four Queens 10 10 10 10 No Updated 8/15
Fremont 10 10 10 Unknown Updated 8/10.
Golden Gate 10 15 Unknown Unknown Updated 8/18
Golden Nugget 10-15 10 Unknown Unknown $15 with one table open on 8/18
Plaza 10 10 Unknown Unknown Updated 7/30
Sams Town 15 15 Unknown Unknown 1 table
Offstrip Casino Day Min Night Min Weekend Day Weekend Night Dividers Comments
Aliente 10 10 Unknown Unknown
Boulder Station 10 10 Unknown Unknown
Cannery 5 5 Unknown Unknown up to 2 tables - now allowing 4 per side
Ellis Island 5 5 5 5 1 table - Updated 8/17 - I just called the pit at Ellis. Craps table opens up at 10am and its 5 dollars 90% of the time
Gold Coast 10 10 Unknown Unknown
Green Valley Ranch 10 10 Unknown Unknown 2 tables open
The Orleans 10 25 Unknown Unknown up to 4 tables, I was asked to wear a mask
Palace Station 10 10 Unknown Unknown Unknown
Palms N/A N/A Unknown Unknown No open date announced
Red Rock 10 15 15 Unknown Updated 8/14
South Point 5 5 5 10 No Updated 8/15
Strat 5 10 Unknown Unknown
Sunset Station 5 5 Unknown Unknown
Other NV Casinos Day Min Night Min Weekend Day Weekend Night Dividers Comments
Edgewater (Laughlin) 10 10 Unknown Unknown
Harrahs (Laughlin) 10 15 Unknown Unknown no
Atlantis (Reno) 5/10 5/10 Unknown Unknown 3 tables on weekends
Cal Neva (Reno) 5 5 Unknown Unknown
Circus Circus (Reno) Closed Closed Unknown Unknown Closed table game pit
Eldorado (Reno) 5 10 Unknown Unknown
Grand Sierra (Reno) 15 15-25 Unknown Unknown
Peppermill (Reno) 5 5 10 10 3 craps tables
Silver Legacy (Reno) 10 10 Unknown Unknown
Hard Rock (Tahoe) 5 5 Unknown Unknown
Harrahs (Tahoe) 10 10 Unknown Unknown
Montbleu (Tahoe) 10 15 Unknown Unknown
Nugget (Wendover) 5 5 5 5 Updated 7/31
Peppermill (Wendover) 5 5 10 10 Updated 7/31
Rainbow (Wendover) 5 5 10 10 Updated 7/31
Non/NV Casino Day Min Night Min Weekend Day Weekend Night Dividers Comments
Wind Creek (Wetumpka, AL) 15 25 Unknown Unknown 4 to a table Updated 7/31
Sycuan (San Diego, CA) 10 10 Unknown Unknown Masks required
Barona (So Cal) 10 15 10 10-15 2 tables 2 per side, dealers managing bets for players. Updated 8/21 ($10 at times)
Harrahs (So Cal) 15-25 15-25 15-50 15-50 No Updated 7/31
Viejas (So Cal) N/A N/A Unknown Unknown No live tables
Foxwoods (CT) 15 25 Unknown Unknown
Mohegan (CT) 15-25 25 Unknown Unknown 2 were 10, 2
Harrington (DE) 15 15-25 Unknown Unknown Must wear mask and face shield
Rivers (Chicago, IL) 15 15
Blue Chip (Michigan City, IN) 5 10 Unknown Unknown 5 minimum prop bets, 5 min ATS bet.
Caesars Southern IN 10 15 15 25 Updated 8/5
French Lick Resort (French Lick, IN) 15 15 25 25 Tables open at 11am and close at 3AM. Updated 8/5
Harrah's Hooiser Park (Anderson, IN) 10 10 Unknown Unknown
Indiana Grand (IN) 10 15 Unknown Unknown No
Belle (Baton Rogue, LA) 5 10 Unknown Unknown one half sized table sometimes they open the big one. $5 small table and $10 big late at night
Hollywood (Baton Rogue, LA) 5 10 Unknown 15 Updated 7/24
L’auberge (Baton Rogue,LA) 15 15 Unknown Unknown No
L’auberge (Lake Charles,LA) 15 15 Unknown Unknown No 1 bubble craps $5 min
El Dorado (Shreveport, LA) 10 10 10 10 Updated 8/17
Horseshoe (Shreveport, LA) 15 15 15 15 Updated 8/17
Margaritaville (Shreveport, LA) 15 15 15 15 Updated 8/17
Ocean Downs (MD) 10 15 Unknown Unknown
Maryland Live (MD) 25 50 50 Unknown Yes 5 tables, 4 per side. Electronic craps 15 min
MGM @ National Harbor 50-100 Unknown Unknown Yes 4 craps tables 2 were $50 and 2 were $100 mins. Not bubble craps or low roller options.
Firekeepers (Battle Creek, MI) 10 15+ Unknown Unknown No dividers, only distancing 1-2 tables depending on demand, did see it at $15 during the day $25 on Fri/Sat night. Masks required, no smoking. $3 Bubble Craps.
Four Winds Casino 15 15 Unknown Unknown Digital craps table 5$ min Tuesday and Sunday night. Did not check bubble craps
Gun Lake (Wayland, MI) 10 15 Unknown Unknown No Temp check, masks, usually the crapless table is open
Turtle Creek (Traverse City, MI) 5 Unknown Unknown Unknowned 2 tables, temp check, masks
Soaring Eagle (Mt Pleasant, MI) 10 15 Unknown Unknown Yes 5 players per side with glass. Tough to hear dealer.
Hollywood Casino, Maryland Heights (St Louis) MO 15 15 Unknown Unknown 1 regular table & 1 no craps. 4 per side. No outside drinks.
River City (St. Louis, MS) 20 20 Unknown Unknown Unknown 4 players per side. $20 min. You have to have at least a $20 bet for every throw to "hold your spot"
Beau Rivage (Biloxi, MS) 25 25 Unknown Unknown unknown 3 tables
Boomtown (Biloxi, MS) 10 10 Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 table
IP (Biloxi, MS) 25 25 Unknown Unknown
Scarlett Pearl (Biloxi, MS) 15 25 Unknown Unknown No Masks required, temp check
The Palace Biloxi, MS) 10 15 Unknown Unknown
Treasure Bay (Biloxi, MS) 10 10 Unknown Unknown
Harrah’s Cherokee & Murphy 15 15 Unknown Unknown No
Harrahs River Valley (Murphy, NC) 25 25 Unknown Unknown
Ballys (AC, NJ) 15 15 Unknown 10 Updated 7/29
Caesars (AC, NJ) 15 15 Unknown 15-25 Updated 7/29
Harrahs (AC, NJ) 15 15 Unknown Unknown
Hard Rock (AC, NJ 15 25 Unknown Unknown 2 tables - Updated 7-29
Resorts (AC, NJ) 15 25 Unknown 15 Yes 1 table - Updated 7-29
Ocean (AC, NJ) 10 15 15 25 Yes 4-6 tables
Buffalo Creek (NY) 15 25 Unknown Unknown
Seneca Niagra (NY) 10 15 Unknown Unknown 1 table, can go up to $25
Jack/Harrah's (Cincinnati, OH) 25 25 25 25 3 tables, $25 open to close
Hollywood (Columbus, OH) 10-15 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 2 tables, masks required
Hollywood (Grantville, PA) 15 25 Unknown Unknown Unknown 2 tables, masks required
Harrah's Philly (PA) Unknown Unknown 15 25 Updated 8/10
Meadows (PA) 10 10 Unknown Unknown 2-3 tables.
Mohegan Sun (PA) Unknown Unknown 25-50 Unknown
Windcreek (PA) 10 10 Unknown Unknown
Mount airy (PA) 10 10 Unknown Unknown
Valley Forge (PA) 10
Parx (Bensalem, PA) 15 25 Unknown Unknown 15 but maintaining 25
Southland Casino Racing (West Memphis, TN) N/A N/A Unknown Unknown Yes 4 tables all closed. Other pit games open with plexiglas dividers. Bubble craps $5 minimum.
Mardi Gras (Nitro, WV) 15 Usually open on weekends - Updated 7/28
*Last update 8/21
Part 1. It's getting buried so I figured we would make a new one. Part 2
Pulled additional info from here.
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Razz Poker History

Razz Poker History
Razz poker has a rich history and will always be remembered for two main things. The first is the long list of poker legends that currently hold a WSOP Razz poker bracelet. These players include Doyle Brunson, Huck Seed and Ted Forrest. The second thing which will make sure Razz remains at the forefront of poker history is it’s heavy involvement in Archie ‘The Greek’ Karas’s world famous run at the Las Vegas which saw him take a massive $500,000 from Stu Ungar playing heads up Razz at Binions Horseshoe casino. You can read more about this and the origions of Razz and Razz poker rules in our Razz poker history section. It isn’t actually known exactally when the first ever game of Razz poker was played or who invented Razz. 토토365프로 What is known is that Razz came about as a direct result of 7 Card Stud, the two games are more or less identical apart from the hand rankings they use. It is thought that the first games of Razz were played around the very beginning of the 1900’s when the 52 card English deck was introduced into America. This lead to the development of 7 Card Stud from which Razz poker rules were created.

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Various Types of Online Games

Various Types of Online Games

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Truly the word Casino deduces - a little house or bequest for the summer season, which relies upon a more noteworthy ground. Later the word implied public working environments where betting would occur. The word internet wagering club can be not to other people yet rather I can say that online club is genuine fun.
The credit of starting the club game in the United States goes to Mr. Benjamin Bugsy Siegal. He began a Casino in Las Vegas in the last part of the 1940s. Binion Horseshoe, Stupak, and Benny in addition added their obligation to the Bugsy time and began to manufacture Las Vegas as it is today. An online club is fundamental to the player. They can't manage themselves from the internet wagering club. I additionally changed into a fan of the web-based wagering club when I saw it.
Casino games can be mentioned in three sorts -
Games played on tables
Gaming machines in electronic
An unforgiving number game
The online club games are of a type. The guideline sort utilizes online interfaces anyway the subsequent kind uses downloadable interfaces in away. In electronic interfaces, the players can play the internet wagering club games direct in the neighborhood PC framework, without downloading any extra programming. In the ensuing sort, programming must be basically downloaded. The online club will give you cash and fun. Regardless, don't think as this is a web-based wagering club so you or they can swindle. It's unfeasible.

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Fundamentally all the online districts offer essential to pay for the first sign-up stores and coming about compensations for commonplace enrolled individuals.
The different sorts of online club games are
Faint Jack - it is a French game. The player needs to take the cards complete near '21' a long time before the seller. First web wagering club, Pontoon, and European Black Jack are unassumingly slighter collections to the first. The wagering club games are genuine an exceptional creator.
Openings - the norm of working depends upon the previous day's mechanical opening machine. The player needs to pull the handle of the machine to make the drum roll and try his karma. The chief Slot machines were presented during 1890, in San Francisco.
xo slot
Keno - this is a progression of the lottery. The player needs to figure the arrangement of numbers that is to show up on the screen and check for the matches
Poker openings - this game is a blend of both video poker and poker spaces. Poker is started in Persia. I without a doubt invite the club games a ton.
Roulette - this is just a progression of karma. The obsolete Roulette wheel was imagined by a mathematician in France. In this game, the player recognizes a number for him. Before long the marble is turned over and the playing social needs to check if both the equivalent.
Video Slots - This is a social event of scenes showing up on the PC screen permitting the player to make a wager on the foreseen spaces.
Baccarat - the player can decide to wager as either tie or theorist or player. It is comprehensively known as the calm round of cards which was recognizably spread all through Europe.

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Craps - this game is such a dice game, where the player can pick both of the rolls. In times past creature bones were utilized to make dices. Before long you can play those games on wagering clubs on the web.
Pachinko - this is a Japanese based gaming machine. The model urges us to review the pinball. Here the player passes on the ball, all the while controlling the speed of the ball and making it land securely in the midst of the no. of pins in.
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Bill Coulthard, an attorney and former state legislator, was killed by a car bombing in downtown Las Vegas in 1972. A key suspect was a casino magnate, though no arrests were ever made in the case.

Bill Coulthard was a respected attorney in Las Vegas. He had served as the first resident FBI agent to Las Vegas in the 1940's, then as president of the Nevada State Bar and as a legislator in the Nevada Assembly. Further, through marriage he had obtained an interest in several real estate holdings across the city.
On July 25, 1972, Coulthard got into his Cadillac on the third-floor parking garage of the Bank of Nevada Building in downtown Las Vegas. When he turned his key in the ignition, a powerful bomb attached to the vehicle detonated, killing Coulthard instantly.
A key suspect in the bombing was Benny Binion, the owner of the Horseshoe Casino in downtown Vegas. Binion had developed a reputation as a ruthless gangster when he ran the gambling rackets in Dallas before heading west to Nevada. The alleged motive was Coulthard's refusal to renew the lease for the land on which the Horseshoe Casino was situated. After the bombing, the new owners of Coulthard's shares agreed to renew Binion's lease for another 100 years.
Las Vegas police suspected a father-son hitman team associated with Binion had been the ones to plant the bomb at Binion's direction. And while associates of the hitmen later reported they had confessed to the attack, no arrests were ever made for the Coulthard murder.

https://www.mayheminthedesert.com/coulthard

https://lasvegassun.com/news/2000/feb/27/new-lead-reopens-car-bomb-mystery/
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A Las Vegas cab driver hatched a plot to kidnap the son of Benny Binion, a former Dallas gangster-turned-casino owner. The cab driver's body was later found in the desert outside Vegas.

Marvin Shumate had been a small-time crook back in Oklahoma City before moving to Vegas with his family in the mid-60's, where Shumate found work as a cab driver. Shumate's son became friends with Ted Binion, son of Benny Binion. Benny owned the Horseshoe Casino, and he confessed to two killings of his rivals during his days running the Dallas gambling rackets.
Shumate used info gained from his son to hatch a plot to kidnap Ted Binion as part of a get rich quick scheme. But one of his co-conspirators tipped off a Las Vegas Police officer that was on Benny's payroll. Shumate disappeared from a bar he frequented in December of 1967, and his body was found the next day in the desert outside of Las Vegas. No one was ever arrested for the killing, in large part because the top cop in Las Vegas - Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb - had received tens of thousands of dollars in "loans" from Benny over the years.
Here's our write up of the Shumate case:
https://www.mayheminthedesert.com/tedbinion
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Fremont Street, Las Vegas, 1960s.

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A Dallas gangster-turned-casino owner was the main suspect in the 1972 car bomb murder of a local Las Vegas attorney and business rival.

Bill Coulthard was a respected attorney in Las Vegas. He had served as the first resident FBI agent to Las Vegas in the 1940's, then as president of the Nevada State Bar and as a legislator in the Nevada Assembly. Further, through marriage he had obtained an interest in several real estate holdings across the city.
On July 25, 1972, Coulthard got into his Cadillac on the third-floor parking garage of the Bank of Nevada Building in downtown Las Vegas. When he turned his key in the ignition, a powerful bomb attached to the vehicle detonated, killing Coulthard instantly.
A key suspect in the bombing was Benny Binion, the owner of the Horseshoe Casino in downtown Vegas. Binion had developed a reputation as a ruthless gangster when he ran the gambling rackets in Dallas before heading west to Nevada. The alleged motive was Coulthard's refusal to renew the lease for the land on which the Horseshoe Casino was situated. After the bombing, the new owners of Coulthard's shares agreed to renew Binion's lease for another 100 years.
Las Vegas police suspected a father-son hitman team associated with Binion had been the ones to plant the bomb at Binion's direction. And while associates of the hitmen later reported they had confessed to the attack, no arrests were ever made for the Coulthard murder.
https://www.mayheminthedesert.com/coulthard
https://lasvegassun.com/news/2000/feb/27/new-lead-reopens-car-bomb-mystery/
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My uncle was murdered in the middle of the street in Las Vegas, in a very (locally) famous case in 1979.

In 1979, when I was only 8, my mother woke me up and closed the door. She revealed to me my uncle was dead, and not to speak about it to my father.
The whole story would not be revealed to me until I was much older; nevertheless, I hope you find it interesting.
On that night, my uncle had asked my father to accompany him for drinks to Binions Horseshoe and casino. My father declined, because he worked 12 hour shifts at the Nevada Test Site. My uncle, we would later learn, still went.
According to what we were told, he became inebriated enough that he was cut off, and with further discussion, was ejected from the Binions. On his way out, he stumbled into a plate glass window that had one of those menus behind it, shattering the glass, and already having had trouble with security, he ran. 2 security guards chased him down fremont street, and about 3 blocks down, caught him and held him in a full nelson. This is where the official account, and what really happened, diverge. Initially, the witnessess present reported a man fitting Ted Binion's description, the owner of the casino, walking up behind the security guard, pulling their pistol, and firing it into the back of my uncle's head. This person left the scene, and later after questioning the witnessess, from what I heard, the police went to arrest Mr. Binion. Upon arriving at the casino, one of the pit bosses at the casino approached the police and took responsibility for shooting my uncle before they could arrest the person they came for. The man plead guilty, was represented by the most famous "Mob" lawyer in Vegas, Oscar Goodman. His plea earned him a manslaughter 1 conviction, and the Judge, Harry Claiborne, gave him 6 months probation.
That up there? thats the official story. Thats whats proven. Below is what I call "What really happened" but you might say, "What his family believes..." despite the fact there is some evidence.
So the story goes, upon returning to the casino, realizing you cannot have a conviction and operate a gaming resort in Las Vegas, the real shooter instructed the Pit boss to accept responsibility for the shooting, and he would take care of everything legally, and the pit boss for life. Within say 2 weeks of the police arresting the pit boss? the description every witness gave of the shooter changed from fitting the man police went to arrest, to now fitting the pit boss. The prosecutor told us that he believed enough money had been spread around, he didnt dare charge the man with murder, but at least he had the man giving a confession. So he knew he could plea it to something. Of course, manslaughter 1, you kind of expect a jail term right? Unless the judge -- later, this judge would be arrested for Tax Evasion. He had a large amount of undeclared income. You see the way I heard it, its hard to find a legitimate way to declare bribes. In any case, famously, he was the first district judge that congress actually had to impeach because he wouldnt step down in prison. Later, Oscar Goodman would represent him in a case against the state bar to allow him to practice law again, and he won. He would go on to become the personal attorney for the Binion Family.
tl:dr ..... just read it if you are interested. tl:dr could never capsulate all that.
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Visiting 28th-1st... Are we doing it right? Can you help us do it better!?

My lovely girlfriend and I will be visiting May 28th through the 1st. Below are some ideas we got from this subreddit (THANK YOU!!) I think we got a lot covered but I'm sure there's even more. Any suggestions would be totally appreciated! But first.. a bit of info about us. Its going to be random.. Sorry.. But thanks all at the same time:
We are in our early 20s (old enough to drink). We like to drink. We are Ent friendly. We like to eat (DUH). Not really interested in going to 'clubs'. Free is always good. Cheap is nice too but that doesn't mean we wont indulge in some fine dining or a nice show (We already have tickets to BMG and Vegas The Show). Walking isn't a problem (We will get a bus/Monorailpass). The lady will probably wanna 'shop'. Not really my thing. That is all I can think of right now.
Ok so here's our list:
Free:
Not Free:
Food:
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[Table] IamA marketing executive at a casino AMA!

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Date: 2014-05-07
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So if he was making more than 500k it would be okay in your book? That's pretty messed up. Seems like I'd be even more of a piece of shit if I was that successful.
Are you involved much with the general goings on of the casino? If so, what goes through your head when you see huge amounts of money being gambled away by someone who doesnt know when to walk away? Yes, I'm an executive so I'm in touch with most everything that goes on. Most of the time when I see something like that, I just say "good for us" and try not to think about whether or not the person can afford it or not.
How much do you make a year? Unless you are making like $500,000+, then you are a piece of shit. you are destroying thousands of people's lives so that you can make a living and afford your bmw and other status symbols. I don't make $500K a year so I guess that makes me a piece of shit.
What is the worst most tasteless thing you or the casino in general did to make money? I, obviously, like to think I'm uber classy. But in general I think paycheck cashing promotions are pretty tasteless. E.g., Cash your paycheck and get 5% of the total value in free slot play.
Can you ELi5? Sorry, to me that just sounds like you hand over your $1000 you earned, and get back $50? Which seems wrong...? Or do you get an extra $50? Hmmm... Thoroughly confused myself. Let's say your check is $1,000. The casino will cash your check and then also give you $50 in promotional credits to be used on the slot machines. The idea is that since we've given you some "free" money to begin playing the machines you will also dip into the $1,000 cash that we also handed you.
Are there any clauses that prevent you from just spending the $50 in free bets and cashing out the $1k without actually playing with it? No, you get the $1K in cash and the $50 can only be used in the slot machine. I've done this once when I started my new job and my direct deposit wasn't set up yet so they issued me a live check.
How many people just walk directly out of the casino after cashing the check with their 5% bonus? I don't know, I've never run this promotion but generally speaking when we give away promotional credits, the "walk rate" is in the 25% range.
How often do you go to the strip clubs in vegas? If you go how much do you spend? Do you get treated better if they know what your job is? I really don't like them so not often unless someone is in town that wants to go. I don't have a moral objection, just think it's a waste. "Hey do you like to eat steak? Give me $20 to smell this delicious steak! No, you can't try it!!!".
So that having been said, I might spend $20 to give to the girls on the stage and maybe a lap dance.
No, I don't get treated better because of my title really. They usually just care about how much money you spend and that's it.
What are some sneaky strategies that you use to get people to spend more money? I don't mean obvious things like having ATMs...but things related specifically to gambling.. Ummm... Off the top of my head I think the sneakiest thing is probably side bets on table games (e.g., play an extra $5 and if your two cards are a pair then you win $25) because the odds are terrible or things like advertising low table game limits but modifying the rules (e.g., blackjack pays 6:5 vs 3:2) to increase the house advantage.
Some casino customers are super cheap and only play $1 Blackjack. Others are whales and the casino spends a lot of money to attract them, but they are rare. Somewhere in between, I imagine, there are customers who spend a significant amount and exist in numbers to make most of the casino's profits. First, we quantify most everything by "theoretical worth". That is, how much we can expect to win from you based on the house advantage of the game you play and how long you play. The general formula is decisions per hour X house advantage X hours played X average bet. So, $25/hand at blackjack X 1.5% house advantage X 2 hours played X 60 decisions per hour = $45 in theoretical worth.
Is that true? How much does a "bread and butter" customer gamble in a day? Second, It really depends on the particular property. The number is a lot higher for Wynn then it would be at Joker's Wild (a really, really dumpy casino on the outskirts of Vegas). That having been said, most places will be very happy to have you if you are in the $150-300 a day in theoretical worth range.
That sounds pretty affordable. Assuming a 30% comp return I guess that comes out to $50-90 in comps a day. 30% includes the stuff we send you in the mail generally too so at the $300 range you could expect a room and a meal a day.
What kind of awful rules are you using to have a 1.5% house advantage, or is that number based on the average player being really terrible? How much in comps would I actually generate for two hours of $25 a hand Blackjack? I just threw the 1.5 number out there. We also factor in skill into house advantage so as to be more favorable to the player, comp wise. comp wise we'd probably give you 15% of the $45, or $6.75. That's just in what we call discretionary comps that the pit supervisor or host can give you. Then you could expect another 30% in the mail via free bets, hotel, food, etc.
I guess you need to register with the casino loyalty club so you know what we are spending. Correct.
I currently reside in Arizona, where you can't swing a dead cat without hitting an Indian reservation and - as a result - a casino. Well I've worked all over the country and, yes, of course we always keep an eye out on new competition that would impact our existing customer base, especially as the business has seen much more legalization in new jurisdictions in the past 20 years.
The casino/resorts are getting increasingly sophisticated. Better facilities, better entertainment, and better marketing. For Vegas, I think most strip properties have dealt with this by investing in properties in regional markets so as to send their customers to their Vegas properties so it is pretty accretive. Someone from Harrah's Ak-Chin in the Phoenix area gets offers from Harrah's Las Vegas quite often.
Is this something the Vegas casinos consider a rising threat, welcome competition, or something else? How do you - as a marketing guy - react to the fact that a trip to a casino no longer necessarily means a trip to Nevada or New Jersey? The bigger problem really is for the markets where they were a monopoly for some time and really rested on their laurels. Reno and Atlantic City come to mind. Those markets are dying fast and there really isn't much upside. In Atlantic City, for example, you have casinos buying competitors just to close them so as to reduce the inventory.
What really happens when somebody wins on a slot machine? Like, what is the behind the scenes stuff that we don't see? Are they checking out the cameras to make sure it was that specific person before they payout? What if you switch seats? What if an underage gambler wins?... What if they switch seats with an of-age gambler?? Honestly, I've never done that, but I've always wondered the underage stuff because I've never ever got carded on slots! I've won hand-pays before (nothing really exciting) and they always hit me with the tax form. What do you guys do with the tax form? Does it get sent out from you guys or does it remain my responsibility from thereon? I worked as a slot analyst (analyzing machine performance) years ago and never on the floor so I don't know/remember the exact steps. Essentially, though, it's verifying that the machine is functioning properly and recording the details of the jackpot for audit/regulators. If it is a taxable jackpot ( >= $1,200) then we are required to fill out the IRS W2G form to report it to them for tax purposes so at that point we have to get your ID, etc. to facilitate that. Then of course, there is the matter of actually paying you the money, verifying that it is the correct amount, etc. The tax form does get sent to the IRS. You can request the taxes not be taken out of your jackpot as you are only taxed on the net win at the end of the year.
How did you get involved in the casino bussiness? 1/2.) Just needed a job and applied to a very entry level job and worked my way up.
Did you set out to work at one or did it come about another way? 3.) It can be fun and exciting.
What do you enjoy most about your job? Least? 4.) There's a lot of pressure to make money/meet your budget so all of the bullshit that goes along with that. Dealing with politics, having to adjust staffing, etc. And I don't like that at my level the usual tenure is 2-3 years so you move around a lot. I'd like to be more settled, especially in a place I'd really want to live for a long time and I don't feel like I have much control of that in this business.
1) When you talk about being moved around a lot, is that relating to being moved around in what you do at a particular casino? or more like which casino your working at? 2) Do you feel that your skills at this current job gives you fallback options should your tenure run out? ( Such as in other service based industries?) 1.) I mean there is only one of me at every casino so if something happens whether I don't like where I work or what something different (e.g., more money) or they don't like me (shocking, it happens!) then the likelihood that I have to move is high, especially if I'm in a city that only has a handful of casinos. 2.) I obviously feel like my skills could take me anywhere! But in reality, it has been tough to change industries when I've tried. Usually places like hotels don't pay as much as casinos and look for more sales-related skills and restaurants don't really have marketing people except at the corporate office whereas my skills are more analytics-oriented. And both usually pay less than casinos.
time I went to Vegas (around 30 years ago) it still had that "mob" vibe. When I got married there in the 90s (I joke now that I gambled on marriage in Vegas and lost half my stuff) it was much more "corporate" and "family friendly." The "What Happens in Vegas" campaign seemed to try and change that perception. Do you think there's value in returning Vegas to a more "wise guy" kind of feel...playing up the classic vibe, or is it just a big collection of theme parks with gambling? The problem with returning to that type of vibe is that it's difficult/impossible given how big the casinos are. Sure it was easy for Benny Binion to control everything and not be "corporate" when the old Horseshoe was literally 1/10th the size of MGM Grand.
What was UNLV like? Did you live in the dorms? It seems like a strange school where everyone commutes and there's no college life around the campus. What are the pros and cons of going there? I went there for grad school so was older and had a wife and a house. It is definitely a commuter school so there's not a lot of school spirit. I went to undergrad a school with a huge, huge, huge, football program so it was a bit of a change for me. I also didn't find the students to be terribly bright (with exceptions, of course). On the upside, a lot of people like living in Vegas and the Hotel Administration College (where I went) has very, very good brand recognition.
Do you find people have lots of misconceptions about the casino industry? That the games are rigged and that we love giving away a lot for nothing/little in return are probably the two biggest.
So what's up with prostitutes and the casinos? I understand that prostitution is illegal in Vegas, but that they're still there. Is it like the movies, where they're just hanging out in the casino bars waiting to be picked up? Yes, they hang out at the bars and then there are services you can call and have them sent to your room. If it's overt, casino security will clear them out of the bar area but the vice cops generally focus on human trafficking kind of stuff.
As an insider, what do you think the job prospects are in the industry for someone with a similar education background, but no casino experience? 1.) The industry relies heavily on industry experience so job prospects are good if you're willing to start in a low position and work you're way up. If you go to UNLV and get the degree I got and expect for some casino to make you a Director of VP with no experience then you're going to be very disappointed.
Is that just bizarre luck? 2.) Bizarre luck.
What does the industry think about states with Indian reservations that prohibit casinos like Texas? 3.) Definitely potential opportunity. I've read about that small tribe in Texas. It'll happen eventually in Texas. The people in Louisiana will not be happy, though.
Is it viewed as a potential opportunity for growth with a small tribe, more competition, or a wedge to open the state to gambling? 4.) No problem!
For every average person out there, would you suggest not playing? I mean, in the sense that, it's just not a viable option? Viable for what? Making consistent money? Then definitely not. If you are entertained by thrill of gambling and have the discretionary funds to do it, then by all means.
Aw okay! cool. Any idea why people do it? Is it just a thrill? Would being a "whale", make more of a difference? For the people that do it for entertainment, it's the thrill of anticipation.
Was it hard getting a job with such a detailed degree? My undergrad degree is pretty bland, political science, so it wasn't hard at first. I did my grad degree in casino management because I was living in Vegas, wanted to get an MBA, didn't want to take 2 years off from work to get a full-time degree, didn't have the support of my job to get an executive MBA, and didn't like UNLV's MBA program.
EDIT: Thanks for answering my first AMA question! Really good answer too! NP! Keep asking away!
What's your favorite aspect of your job? And do you like to gamble yourself? 1.) It can be exciting. Picking new acts to play in your showroom seems more exciting to me than selling propane. 2.) Yes...
What is the best way for tourist to get the best bang for buck in your casino for entertainment, food, gambling etc to have a good time and not go broke? I'm currently working at a Vegas strip property.
If you can answer in terms of Vegas, that would be great also. Unless you have something more specific in mind, the first place I'd direct you to is the Las Vegas Advisor Top 10 Deals List.
With legal online poker gaining momentum which might mean eventual legal online gambling for other house games online; are the casinos doing what they can to kill this before it starts or your thoughts on this? Las Vegas Sands / Venetian is actively trying to kill it (which I don't really understand) but everyone just sees it as a means to make more money so are ready to pounce when it's legal.
I don't know if you're still answering questions, but what are the qualifications for being, say, a Texas Hold'em Dealer in Vegas, specifically your casino, and are the dealers specific to just one game? I.e. omaha, hold 'em, pai gow, stud... Also, without being too specific, what is the average annual income for said occupation? Are the dealers payed solely by tips/do they get to keep all tips? 1.) Generally there are poker dealers and table games (e.g., blackjack) dealers. Few do both. Among the table games dealers, most know multiple games as the more you know the more hirable you are. In terms of the qualifications it's just that you've gone to some sort of dealer school (there are commercial ones and some casinos do it in-house), experience, and a live audition. 2.) Really depends on the market and the casino. At the high end like Wynn or Venetian they will do close to $100K/year but at an entry-level place it could be more like $25K/year. It's base salary plus pooled tips (aka tokes).
3.) You've never thought of dealing the WSOP? They need as many dealers as they can find.
Do Casino's design their decor for different target groups? Of course. Hard Rock and Cosmo are designed for younger demographics and Wynn and Venetian for older affluent ones.
I find all Casino's to be outright horrible to my senses due to the noise/flashing lights. Encore and the new Barrymore are definitely designed for the Asian gambler. And you'd, obviously, have to assume the casinos in Macau are, too, although I've never been.
Could you describe your typical work day? also I've had some great times a Joker's Wild! Ha! I honed my dice skills at JW!
Typical work day is get to work and look at the previous day's financial results and react accordingly. I.e., ask the analysts to pull numbers, talk to the head of a certain department about their opinion on something, etc.
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Then it's usually a lot of meetings about upcoming things whether it be planning an event, approving new advertising, doing the strategic planning for the property for 2015, meeting with vendors, etc.
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By this time the numbers or reports I've asked to be run are ready so I sit down and look at them and act accordingly (e.g., hey, looks like we're spending too much on postage to mail to customers too far away, let's change the way we do this for next time), etc.
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Then it's usually time to go home but 2-3 times a week I'll have a dinner or event to go to with a vendor or colleague or someone from the press.
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Probably 2-3 Saturdays a month I'll go in and work for a few hours just to catch up on stuff or if there's an event to meet and greet players, make sure everything is going well, etc.
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Has the rise of 6:5 blackjack been hurting the game's popularity, or are there enough people who don't "get" the odds change (or don't care) that it all works out in the end? Is the odds change enough to swing the game back in the casino's favor in the long run even if players count cards? And what about continuous shuffling machines: have any of the casinos you've been with used them, and how did the players react? The masses don't care about either especially if you're able to offer low limits. The limit and the number of decks is what attracts people to a bj game. Still never going to allow counting.
Is is harder to get jobs in the background or management functions of the casino? Well certainly there are more what we call "front of house" positions (dealers, porters, servers, bartenders, etc.) than "back of house" positions (accountants, IT, warehouse, etc.) so in terms of pure numbers, yes it's easier to get -any- FOH than -any- BOH position.
I'm an IT grad looking to move back to Vegas and wondered if there were more "non-floor" jobs than actually functional jobs. That having been said, if you're wanting an IT position shouldn't be too hard if you're willing to work anywhere and have a little experience. If you're wanting to just jump into the CIO job at Bellagio, more difficult.
Great! thank you. I've got about 8 years under my belt, but dear god...no CIO for me. This really eased my worry about options. thanks. You should be OK as long as you're not too picky.
Just how rigged are the automatic roulette machines? They aren't. The games have to go through pretty rigorous testing by the state or an agency of the state to be allowed to be sold. Gaming Labs International is one such company.
I would think that SEO campaigns and similar web based marketing would be ineffective techniques for a casino in a place like Las Vegas. Is this the case? I know I'm quite late but I would love to know if you have time. We definitely do SEO/SEM campaigns but primarily for hotel related keywords for people looking for hotel rooms. I worked at a place a little outside of the main city in the south one time and we'd buy broader search terms for people looking for "entertainment in main city" in case they didn't know there was a casino nearby.
Thanks for the response. I was just curious about engaging people in person in public? Do you operate campaigns on the street such as call to action flyers or similar? Are there laws specific to this type of promotion in Las Vegas? Not a typical marketing channel most casinos explore, but it's not entirely unheard of. Sorry I'm not entirely sure of the laws.
Who owns the casino you work at? Is it one guy or a publicly traded company? I'd rather not say as I don't want to be outted but I have worked for large publicly traded companies, privately held companies (e.g., owned by hedge funds), and publicly traded companies where one individual owns the majority of the shares. I've never worked at a privately owned casino owned by one individual, though.
How do I get over 65 year olds excited about my product? Without knowing what said product is, the best thing I can say is to figure out how to make it relevant to them.
What does a marketing exec. at a casino make a year? Depends on the size of the property. 75 at a small riverboat casino to 250 at a large place like Bellagio.
To succeed in marketing, what is the first step to landing a successful job? and what should be the over arching goal in mind to maintain a competitive advantage over fellow competition as well as new shifts in market trends? 1.) be tenacious. take any job you can get. be a sponge and learn everything you can.
2a.) don't be afraid to fail, but be smart (and profitable) about it.
2b.) don't rest on your laurels. stay in touch with your customers.
Go on ... What does a casino do in that regard? From a gambling standpoint, people in that age range like penny slots so we offer a lot of penny slots. We put on shows that would appeal to them. We would make the decor more classic vs hip. Etc.
I've always wanted to work in the gaming industry. I have a strong sales background and a B.S. degree... which department would you recommend to get my feet wet? Probably player development which is the department that deals with VIP guests or maybe special events/promotions.
What's the best movie you've seen this year? You did say we could talk about life in general... Absolutely! 12 Years a Slave.
Edit: Also, Dallas Buyer's Club.
Dang, haven't seen it yet...will have to wait for it on DVD or streaming. Edit: Haven't seen that one either. I'm starting look like a Philistine. It's pretty heavy but sometimes that's good.
Do you prefer to market for families or adults? Casinos are adult fun, but I've noticed a shift in the past decade. Definitely adults.
Your AMA was one of the best, you answered almost every question, so if you're still answering here's one: If a young person comes in and wins more than 100k and then just leaves, would you suspect him/her of anything? It really depends more on the manner in which you win and how you behave. We're required by law to fill out a Currency Transaction Report for transactions over $10,000. So if you got to that point you would have already given us your ID, etc. We'd obviously make sure that surveillance is watching you to make sure you're not cheating but if you're on a random hot streak and betting $10K/hand then it wouldn't be a huge deal at most strip properties.
How about a free load just this once? lol. But hypothetically what would 10 grand get you :( At my place, (which is not an uber classy place like Wynn or Venetian), you'd get pretty much whatever you'd want. Suite, dinners, limo from the airport, show tickets, etc. We'd generally reinvest in you 30% of your loss so just figure out what $3,000 in comps would get you.
What advice can you give to new grads who want to get into marketing, but can get work due to lack of experience? As I mentioned in a previous post, I believe you really just need to be tenacious and take anything to get your foot in the door. It's a very crowded field, especially on the what I call "pretty picture" side of marketing. I wish I had a more specific answer to give you.
What does being a marketing executive involve? I usually say I'm in charge of driving profitable revenue. The departments that report up to me are charge of advertising, promotions, entertainment, public relations, direct mail/database marketing, and VIP marketing.
I'm coming to Vegas in December from Australia, can you PM me your email address? Just PM me. Happy to see if I can help
Do casinos hire interns? I'm currently a student at a public university. Absolutely. I think most of the major companies have management training/internship programs. Go to their careers websites. Caesars Entertainment, MGM International, Pinnacle Entertainment, Penn National Gaming, etc.
Would you recommend a job in marketing? what skill sets would be helpful for marketing? i'm interested in it but not entirely sure what it's about. I think the best combination in today's world is to be more right brained with a creative bent as more and more the question asked of marketing folks is "quantify how your idea makes me money?" and less and less "what's the most most creative idea you have?"
It's a crowded field especially on the left brained side (e.g., advertising and public relations) because people think it's "cool". So if that's you're interest, I'd say being tenacious and creative is what is going to get you far in that world because it's tough to get your foot in the door and you have to have thick skin and then when you do get your foot in the door you are going to have a very short leash to prove yourself.
Any specific company you recommend? If you're at the intern stage, apply liberally.
Do you have the sides backwards, or do I? Um, well I think of left brained as creative and right brain analytical?
How selective is the casino management program at UNLV? The hotel management program in general is not selective but the casino management program is difficult because it's pretty quantitatively-focused so there's a lot of attrition.
What do you do for family entertainment in Vegas? I'm single so that having been said, there's all your typical family stuff to do here: parks, camping, hiking, movies, bowling, etc.
You don't have any family in Vegas? What's something that you go do with your friends, then? I'm not from here and my ex-wife hated living here thus why she's my ex. My friends and I go and see concerts, go to bars, we like guns so go shooting sometimes, and most Sundays cook for each other.
Sounds like a nice life! It's OK. City is kind of soulless and superficial.
One of my favorite aspects of Vegas is that if you want your experience to improve, it's usually a strategic $20 tip away... whether that be a tip to upgrade your room when you check in, to skip the long line at a club, to get a table with a great view at dinner... What potential 'Experience' improvements would you recommend in Vegas? Link to thetwentydollartrick.com
Vegas or Macau. Which is better? Better for what?
Have you read The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester? I haven't.
So basically I should just buy from the half off kiosks? Yes.
How do you feel about those who are addicted to gambling and those who have lost everything because of it? Bad, obviously.
Late to this ama, are you still taking questions? Sure!
Sure buddy. Do you mean to say that you don't believe me?
I just got started in hospitality marketing, any advice? Doing what, exactly? Just be willing to make not a lot of money for awhile and be willing to relocate frequently if you want to move up the ladder. I guess those are the first things that come to mind.
Have you had any good marketing ideas that you couldn't do due to marketing regulation. Not necessarily due to regulation but a lot of times you're gun-shy to do a promotion because well, what happens if no one shows up?
Bastard. Danka.
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