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Mar

30

2012

To Hit or Not To Hit: 16 v. 7, Blackjack Strategy

Blackjack basic strategy sometimes calls on us to make plays that make players a little queasy. When dealt 16 while the dealer has a 7 face up, we know the right play is to hit, yet we also know we’re going to bust more often than not. (more…)

Blackjack basic strategy sometimes calls on us to make plays that make players a little queasy. When dealt 16 while the dealer has a 7 face up, we know the right play is to hit, yet we also know we’re going to bust more often than not. (more…)

Mar

26

2012

Casino Spotlight: It’s All About the Food at Sam’s Town

In Tunica, gaming is exciting, shows are entertaining, but sometimes, it’s all about the food. And when it comes to dining, Sam’s Town sure delivers. Sam’s Town keeps Tunica visitors happy by offering a variety of dining options, from perfectly grilled steaks to steaming portions of Memphis’ own Corky’s BBQ. (more…)

In Tunica, gaming is exciting, shows are entertaining, but sometimes, it’s all about the food. And when it comes to dining, Sam’s Town sure delivers. Sam’s Town keeps Tunica visitors happy by offering a variety of dining options, from perfectly grilled steaks to steaming portions of Memphis’ own Corky’s BBQ.…

Mar

22

2012

Aces In the Hole? Don’t Press Your Luck – Video Poker Strategy

Double Double Bonus Poker is the game of choice for many video poker players, and it’s not hard to understand why. There’s a 2,000-coin jackpot for four Aces accompanied by a fifth card that’s a 2, 3 or 4. On a quarter machine, that’s a $500 bonanza, a nice payday for a $1.25 bet. (more…)

Double Double Bonus Poker is the game of choice for many video poker players, and it’s not hard to understand why. There’s a 2,000-coin jackpot for four Aces accompanied by a fifth card that’s a 2, 3 or 4. On a quarter machine, that’s a $500 bonanza, a nice payday…

Mar

22

2012

3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Tunica RiverPark

Grab your baskets and hop on over to the Tunica RiverPark & Museum for the 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt on the River Saturday, April 7, 2012! This is a free event for the whole family. The festivities will begin at 2 p.m. with an Easter egg hunt for children ages 3-10 on the garden terrace with games and prizes to follow. Come early and visit to the Mississippi River Museum and see all of the updates since the 2011 flood. Adults can enter you to win a dinner cruise for two on the Tunica Queen and other prizes from…

Grab your baskets and hop on over to the Tunica RiverPark & Museum for the 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt on the River Saturday, April 7, 2012! This is a free event for the whole family. The festivities will begin at 2 p.m. with an Easter egg hunt for children…

Mar

21

2012

Casino Spotlight: Be Entertained at Sam’s Town

You’ve taken advantage of Sam’s Town’s great promotions and you’ve won big at Keno. What’s next? How about sampling some of the great entertainment options offered by Sam’s Town? With a number of different of venues, Sam’s Town offers a variety of entertainment options, so you are sure to find something that interests you. (more…)

You’ve taken advantage of Sam’s Town’s great promotions and you’ve won big at Keno. What’s next? How about sampling some of the great entertainment options offered by Sam’s Town? With a number of different of venues, Sam’s Town offers a variety of entertainment options, so you are sure to find…

Mar

20

2012

Tunica Queen Cruise Giveaway

CONGRATULATIONS TO ANGELA KIRBY AND VICKIE CLARK FOR WINNING A CRUISE ON THE TUNICA QUEEN! The sun is shining, flowers are blooming and best of all the Tunica Queen is sailing.  This is the perfect time of year to get outside and experience the Mississippi River onboard an authentic riverboat sailing from the Tunica RiverPark. (more…)

CONGRATULATIONS TO ANGELA KIRBY AND VICKIE CLARK FOR WINNING A CRUISE ON THE TUNICA QUEEN! The sun is shining, flowers are blooming and best of all the Tunica Queen is sailing.  This is the perfect time of year to get outside and experience the Mississippi River onboard an authentic riverboat…

Mar

15

2012

Down the Road at the Gateway to the Blues Visitor Center

The Gateway to the Blues Visitor Center opened recently in Tunica County on US Highway 61. The center marks the first phase of a project that will transform what was a visitors center much like other visitors centers across the state into a cultural center and museum that authentically conveys the rich music history of the Mississippi Delta. The basic structure of the Gateway to the Blues Visitor Center is a turn-of-the-century wood-frame train depot. It was moved from Dundee, Miss. and renovated to become the new center. (more…)

The Gateway to the Blues Visitor Center opened recently in Tunica County on US Highway 61. The center marks the first phase of a project that will transform what was a visitors center much like other visitors centers across the state into a cultural center and museum that authentically conveys…

Mar

14

2012

Casino Spotlight: Get In on the Action

Casino floors can be overwhelming places. Even if you’ve been to a casino a hundred times, there are always new games to try, and the flashing lights, spinning wheels, and bells and whistles can make even the most experienced gaming veterans unsure of their plans of attack. (more…)

Casino floors can be overwhelming places. Even if you’ve been to a casino a hundred times, there are always new games to try, and the flashing lights, spinning wheels, and bells and whistles can make even the most experienced gaming veterans unsure of their plans of attack. (more…)

Mar

13

2012

Riding Streaks Seems Fun, But Dangerous – Baccarat Strategy

I was surprised to find in my February email a question from a reader who found something I wrote in this blog in 2010. (more…)

I was surprised to find in my February email a question from a reader who found something I wrote in this blog in 2010. (more…)

Mar

13

2012

David Grisham

A resident of Olive Branch, Miss., David Grisham is in his ninth year of covering the Mississippi casino scene for M2 Media Corporation’s Jackpot! Magazine and Mississippi Gaming News. David grew up in Northwest Mississippi and was here when the first casino opened in Tunica. He has long enjoyed the dining, entertainment and gaming options the casinos have brought to the region. When the opportunity to cover the gaming industry opened up, David did not hesitate to leave his post as a community newspaper publisher for the excitement of reporting casino news. He has written countless articles on casinos and…

A resident of Olive Branch, Miss., David Grisham is in his ninth year of covering the Mississippi casino scene for M2 Media Corporation’s Jackpot! Magazine and Mississippi Gaming News. David grew up in Northwest Mississippi and was here when the first casino opened in Tunica. He has long enjoyed the…

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