Las Vegas Sands
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Type Public Traded as NYSE: LVS Industry Hospitality, Tourism Founded 1988 Founder Sheldon G. Adelson Headquarters Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Area served Global Key people Sheldon G. Adelson (Chairman & CEO) Products Gambling, Hotels, Entertainment, Casinos, Resorts Revenue Increase US$ 9.41 … Read More

22
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Someday, Tuesday 7th in the summer, John comes in the most luxurious Casino in Las Vegas. He sat at roulette and bets $ 20,000 on number 22.   – Croupier, all on number 22.   – Are you sure, sir? ..   – … Read More

Panguingue
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Panguingue (also known as Pan) is a gambling card game similar to rummy. It is particularly popular in Las Vegas and other casinos in the American southwest.The game is played using a 320-card deck, contstructed from eight decks of playing … Read More

Locals casino
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A locals casino is a casino designed to attract residents of the area in which it was built rather than tourists or vacationers. The term is most commonly associated with Las Vegas.Locals casinos usually have a different mix of games … Read More

Dead man’s hand
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In poker, the dead man’s hand is a two-pair hand, namely “aces and eights.” The origin of the name is the five-card-draw hand held by Wild Bill Hickok at the time of his murder, which is accepted to have included … Read More

Countermeasures against blackjack card-counters
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Counting cards in blackjack has become substantially more difficult as a result of casino countermeasures. The most common is the use of more decks, which decreases the player’s advantage, but even in the few remaining single- and double-deck games, dealers … Read More

History of blackjack card counting
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American mathematician Dr. Edward O. Thorp is considered the father of card counting. His 1962 book Beat the Dealer (ISBN 0394703103) outlined various betting and playing strategies for optimal blackjack play. Although mathematically sound, some of the techniques described no … Read More

Punto Banco (North American Baccarat)
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In the United States, Australia and Canada, a variation of baccarat is played in which the casino banks the game at all times. Punters may bet on either the player or the banker, which are merely designations for the two … Read More

Gold Coast Hotel and Casino
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Gold Coast Hotel and Casino 4000 W. Flamingo Road Las Vegas, Nevada 89103 Number of rooms 711 Theme Gaming space 87,000 square feet Permanent show(s) Signature attraction(s) Notable restaurant(s) Cortez Room Owner Boyd Gaming Corporation Date opened December 1986 Casino … Read More

Earthquake in Southern California
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A moderate earthquake of 5.4 magnitude, centered 35 east of downtown Los Angeles, some minutes ago. No structural damage. Felt in Las Vegas and San Diego, says New York Times. The earthquake was strong enough to scare the people and … Read More

Fremont Hotel and Casino
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The Fremont Hotel & Casino is a hotel and casino located in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada on the Fremont Street Experience. It is one of the casinos owned by Boyd Gaming Corporation. The hotel provides 447 rooms and the casino … Read More

Four Queens
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Four QueensFacts and statistics Address: 202 East Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101 Opening date: 1966 Casino type: Land-Based Theme: Victorian Carnival Owner: TLC Casino Enterprises, Inc. No. of rooms: 690 Total gaming space: 50,000 ft² Signature attractions: Queen’s Machine Notable restaurants: Hugo’s Cellar,Magnolia’s Years renovated: 1976, 1977, … Read More

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