Maryland House of Delegates Narrowly Passes Slot Machine Legislation
- Slot Showcase. Shemeligian, Bob // Casino Journal;Oct2004, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p80
Provides information on the slot machines to be introduced by manufacturers at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bewitched the Nosey Neighbor machine from AC Coin & Slot; Zorro slot games from Aristocrat Technologies; Hee Haw games from Bally Gaming Systems.
- The one-cent solution. Falcone, Marc // Casino Journal;Oct2004, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p94
Focuses on the increase in popularity and value of penny slots to casinos in the U.S. with the advent of cashless technology. Conversion of slot floors to penny slots; Casinos that adopted penny slots; Advantages of such slots.
- Gambling Is Entertainment. Geoghegan, Bill // Hospitality Upgrade;Spring2012, p52
The article focuses on a research which states that every game in the casino is rigged to ensure that casino wins. It reports that technology plays an important role in the psychology of gambling. It further explains the strategy of slot machines, how they recognizes coins and how it fools a...
- California Dreaming. Doocey, Paul // Casino Journal;Jan2004, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p4
Forecasts the impact of elected California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on the casino industry. Theme of the Schwarzenegger campaign on casinos; Number of casino tribes in California; Proposal of gaming experts to have unlimited slot machines in their casinos.
- THE GAME PAGE. // International Gaming & Wagering;Jan2005, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p35
Presents information on several slot machine games. Live Game Jackpot developed by Twice-a-Co. and distributed by TCS John Huxley; A Fistful of Dollars from WMS Gaming.
- PAR Sheets, probabilities, and slot machine play: Implications for problem and non-problem gambling. Harrigan, Kevin A.; Dixon, Mike // Journal of Gambling Issues;Jun2009, Issue 23, p81
Through the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, we obtained design documents, called PAR Sheets, for slot machine games that are in use in Ontario, Canada. From our analysis of these PAR Sheets and observations from playing and watching others play these games, we report on the...
- Bet on a fun time at Best Western San Juan Hotel and Casino. Hernandez, Gina M. // Caribbean Business;12/21/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 50, pS27
The article features the new amenities of the Best Western San Juan Airport Hotel and Casino in Puerto Rico. Besides the usual blackjack tables, one roulette wheel and a three-card poker table, casino guests can also enjoy other board games and slot machines as well as complimentary snacks. The...
- How Al Capone Started Slot Clubs. Geoghegan, Bill // Hospitality Upgrade;Spring2008, p36
The article features the gambling business of Al Capone in the U.S. He was a renowned personality who was sent to prison in 1931 not for the crimes associated with mob operations such as murder and extortion but for his failure to file and pay taxes on the income he earned from illegal gambling...
- Casino Control commission: Casino revenue still sliding. Daks, Martin C. // njbiz;11/16/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 46, p3
The article reports on the 6.5 percent decline in casino revenue in Atlantic City, New Jersey with a total of 346.3 million U.S. dollars for October 2009 compared to 323.8 million dollars during the same period in the previous year, according to the Casino Control Commission. Figures released by...