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Wynn: This Is What Happens When You Squeeze A Gambler's Nuts

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Apr 2016
Wynn Resorts just released preliminary results for Q1 business in Las Vegas and Macau. Normally, I wouldn't spend a lot of time on earnings results, but these numbers are worth studying and discussing,...

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The Steve Brags About Tightening Wynn's Casino

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Jul 2015
On the most recent episode of The Steve Wynn Show, The Steve took 5 minutes out of the Wynn Resorts Q2 Conference Call (which doubles as his lunch) to give a history lesson on the...

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The People vs. The New Tropicana Las Vegas A Doubletree by Hilton

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jan 2015
Will this session of the Truth In Marketing court come to order, judge Charles S. Monster Esq. presiding. In the case of The People vs. The New Tropicana of Las Vegas A Doubletree by Hilton, it...

Tagged: truth in advertising   craps   dice   tropicana   yemenidjian   misnomer   leghorn   

Wynn Poker Wishes You Bad Luck Or Short Change

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Jun 2014
Earlier this week, Wynn Poker sent out a promo to one of their poker tournaments which violates one of the basic tenets of gambling advertising. But first, lets review: Tenet #1: if you are using dice, use...

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Bellagio Blue Is Now In The Casino

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Jan 2014
Bellagio has replaced their table felts.... holy craps! These new felts perfectly match the 2011 'bluelaggio' hotel room renovations (aka 'The Souvlaki Palace'.) Perhaps this is a sign of things to come? Thanks to JohnH...

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Wynn: The Dayglo Dice

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Aug 2013
Wynn has introduced some white dayglo orange pipped dice to their line up of usually groovy stuff in their gift shop, obviously targeted at the beach club The dice look and feel just like regulation casino...

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Craps Dice Control, Fact or Fiction?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Aug 2013
Dice control... the ability to sharp shoot any two numbers on a casino craps table at will. Progenitors of this phenomenon state that by diligently applying sports-like mechanics, one can control the result...

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Truth In Advertising Dept: Craps at Luxor

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Jun 2013
The latest edition of our Truth In Advertising series comes via Luxor's Facebook page wherein they've beamed this lovely photo to 253,246 fans, of whom 1,006 "Like" it. Within, we see an array of gamblers representing...

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The D: The Dice

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 May 2013
Speaking of dice, I spent a little time at The D recently - thoughts of which I'm gathering into a larger post - and wanted to share something I found in the gift shop (no,...

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THEpoll: What Is This Craps Dealer Thinking?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Sep 2012
What is this craps dealer thinking? What is this craps dealer thinking? 'I can see myself in both sides...' 'I wish Benjamin Franklin were still President.' 'This isn't bubble wrap, you asshole.' 'I knew I should've...

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Cosmopolitan Gaming Breakdown

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 20 Dec 2010
As with any new opening in Vegas, the unwashed masses are clamoring to get at the gaming. After many rumors of new technologies and the horror of the possibility of 6 to 5 blackjack, the...

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The First Roll of The Dice at Cosmopolitan (Video)

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Dec 2010
And finally, a video of first roll of the dice at Cosmopolitan. Apparently, I got my dorques mixed up on opening night. The guy who threw the dice is a singer named Mayer Hawthorne, not...

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Dice Ties: The Latest In Men's Fashion

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jul 2010
We present to you the latest in Men's gambling wear... bow ties made out of dice. Paging Mr. Capuletti. Mr. Monty Capuletti, please report to Odds and Ends. h/t Cool Hunter....

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