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Roll the dice and play to win in your favorite Las Vegas casinos. Take a spin at the slots, show your cards at the tables or test your luck in the high-limit room—nothing beats the thrilling fun of gambling in Las Vegas!

Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Today’s Bingo Trivia

Actress Catherine Zeta Jones is rumored to be a Bingo fanatic.

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Gaming

Mike Sexton Voted Into Poker Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Mike Sexton for being voted into the Poker Hall of Fame. Read more. His 30-year career makes him one of the legends of the poker world. Sexton will be honored during the Final Table of the World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas. The final nine players of the 2009 World Series of….

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Caesars Entertainment, Gaming, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Today’s iSpin App Factoid

Here’s a factoid about our new slot-inspired iPhone app called iSpin. This fun app has now been downloaded by folks in 21 countries. The top five countries that seem to have taken a liking to our app are Canada, the U.K., France, Australia and Japan. Thanks! We like your exports, too. Read our recent post….

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Gaming

Today’s Fairly Useless Gambling Poll

One of the things that makes craps such a colorful game to play is that just about everything in the game has a nickname. In fact, nearly every number rolled has its own name. Got a favorite? [poll id=”9″] Did we miss one you like? Let us know in the Comments section.

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Say “Hello” to The King

No, seriously. Say “hello” to The King. This particular King is a floorperson we encountered at Flamingo Las Vegas a day or two ago. When he said his name was The King, we thought it was cute, but then whispered, “No, but really, what’s your name?” The King proceeded to show us his nametag. It….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Our Featured Imperial Palace Dealertainer

Say “hi” to Yvonne, a dealertainer at Imperial Palace. As the name implies, dealertainers both deal (blackjack) and entertain (as famous performers). Yvonne takes on the persona of pop diva Whitney Houston. Find out more about the dealertainers at Imperial Palace. And if you book a room at Imperial Palace, remember that we prefer the….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Las Vegas Gambling Trivia of the Day

Gamblers in ancient Greece made dice from the anklebones and shoulder blades of sheep.

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Gaming

Today’s Vegas Sports Betting Factoid

In the realm of sports betting, a 3-to-1 odds bet is called a “carpet” bet (or “tres” bet). Now you know.

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Bally's Las Vegas, Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Proof That Gambling Causes People to Shrink

Warning! We have discovered iron-clad, conclusive, irrefutable photographic evidence that GAMBLING CAUSES HUMAN BEINGS TO SHRINK. This is perhaps the worst attempt to start an urban myth ever. Now, back to your regularly-scheduled Las Vegas blog.

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Caesars Entertainment, Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Free, Slot-Inspired App for iPhone: iSpin

Here’s another exclusive Pulse of Vegas blog scoop! We love saying things are a “scoop” because it almost makes it seem like there’s actual journalism involved. Hot off the virtual presses, it’s the release of a new iPhone app called iSpin, a realistic slot machine game from Harrah’s Entertainment, masters of the gaming entertainment universe…..

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Fun, Fast Facts About Roulette

Roulette was invented by French mathematician Blaise Pascal, a byproduct of his experiments with perpetual motion. The French version of roulette has a single zero, while the American style has a double zero. (Although you can still find wheels with one zero in some American casinos, even on the Strip!) In some forms of early American roulette,….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Today’s Gambling Trivia

In eighteenth-century English gambling dens, there was an employee whose only job was to swallow the dice if there was a police raid.

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Promotions

Live the Legend: Enter Our Latest Giveaway

The Suitcase Man Online Giveaway just launched. Enter and you could win some cashy-cash. You’ve heard about the legend of the Suitcase Man, right? A gambler walks into the Horseshoe with a suitcase stuffed with cash. A few rolls of the dice later, he walks out with more than a million dollars. Sweet! Enter, why….

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Gaming, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Get the New Penn & Teller iPhone App

Legendary magicians and malcontents Penn & Teller just released a new iPhone app. Go here to find out more. Or read more here. This article says, “Penn notes that strippers are already getting extra tips from the application.” We have no idea what that means. By the way, get 25% off your Penn & Teller….

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Gaming

Look Cool During Your Next Poker Room Visit

Every poker player seems to have their favorite chip tricks. You’ve seen them in poker rooms, or in the World Series of Poker broadcasts on ESPN. Here’s one you see all the time, with a walk-through of how it’s done. It’s the thumb flip! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92ULm9ymLPc] Note: While this video might make it appear otherwise, lip….

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