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Jan

31

2013

Betting Ties in Baccarat

Baccarat offers players two of the best percentage bets among casino games, with house edges of 1.06 percent on banker and 1.24 percent on player. It also offers one of the worst bets in the house. If you chase the 8-1 payoff and bet on ties, you spot the casino a whopping 14.4 percent. The house keeps $1.06 per $100 wagered on banker and $1.24 on player. Then the house take soars to just over $14.35 on ties. (more…)

Baccarat offers players two of the best percentage bets among casino games, with house edges of 1.06 percent on banker and 1.24 percent on player. It also offers one of the worst bets in the house. If you chase the 8-1 payoff and bet on ties, you spot the casino…

Jan

30

2013

Snowbirds: Make Your Nest in Tunica

Northeasterners, Midwesterners, Northwesterners and those of you spread out across other unreasonably wintery regions: it’s time to make your annual migratory escape to warmth. Take off your snowshoes and come down South to Tunica and enjoy our gaming, restaurants and entertainment. You may think our accents are a little funny, but our warm hospitality will make you forget all your snow shoveling responsibilities. (more…)

Northeasterners, Midwesterners, Northwesterners and those of you spread out across other unreasonably wintery regions: it’s time to make your annual migratory escape to warmth. Take off your snowshoes and come down South to Tunica and enjoy our gaming, restaurants and entertainment. You may think our accents are a little funny,…

Jan

23

2013

Bring Your Valentine to Tunica!

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we have put all specials and promotions in one place, so you can spend your special day with your special someone in Tunica!  Here are the posted specials we compiled for you: (more…)

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we have put all specials and promotions in one place, so you can spend your special day with your special someone in Tunica!  Here are the posted specials we compiled for you: (more…)

Jan

22

2013

Sequential Royal Bonus on Video Poker

A reader wrote recently to ask me about a wrinkle she’d seen on video poker games, a little attraction that’s been around for quite a long time, but isn’t always available in every casino. (more…)

A reader wrote recently to ask me about a wrinkle she’d seen on video poker games, a little attraction that’s been around for quite a long time, but isn’t always available in every casino. (more…)

Jan

17

2013

Watch motorcross, see a horse show at the Tunica Arena and Expo Center

At the Tunica Arena and Exposition Center, you never know what kind of event you’ll have the opportunity to attend during your visit. This season, the arena will attract events in cheerleading, motor sports, horse shows and more. (more…)

At the Tunica Arena and Exposition Center, you never know what kind of event you’ll have the opportunity to attend during your visit. This season, the arena will attract events in cheerleading, motor sports, horse shows and more. (more…)

Jan

16

2013

Is It Worth Bigger Bets To Get a Higher Slot Payback Percentage?

Casinos everywhere put their highest payback percentages on their highest-denomination slot machines. The Mississippi Gaming Commission report for October—the most recent available as I write this—showed that in northern Mississippi on non-progressive machines, payback percentages included 91.1 percent on penny slots, 93.3 percent on nickels, 93.4 percent on quarters and 94.5 percent on dollars. (more…)

Casinos everywhere put their highest payback percentages on their highest-denomination slot machines. The Mississippi Gaming Commission report for October—the most recent available as I write this—showed that in northern Mississippi on non-progressive machines, payback percentages included 91.1 percent on penny slots, 93.3 percent on nickels, 93.4 percent on quarters and…

Jan

10

2013

Tunica Live Music Spotlight: Triggerproof

Tunica’s casinos attract live music performers across all genres. Rock, blues, R&B, pop and country: we’ve got it all to suit the tastes of all visitors. The bands and performers who regularly stop in Tunica gain followers who feel like their visit would be incomplete without seeing a set from their favorite live band. To help our readers get to know these performers a little better, Down the Road is launching a series spotlighting some of our favorite acts. (more…)

Tunica’s casinos attract live music performers across all genres. Rock, blues, R&B, pop and country: we’ve got it all to suit the tastes of all visitors. The bands and performers who regularly stop in Tunica gain followers who feel like their visit would be incomplete without seeing a set from…

Jan

08

2013

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Jan

07

2013

Maintaining an Empty High-Limit Table When $5 or $10 Tables Are Overflowing

When my wife, Marcy, goes to casinos with me, she rarely plays on the tables, but she knows the kinds of things I watch for. So when she spotted one empty blackjack table in a crowded casino, she pointed it out. “It’s a $100 minimum bet,” she said. “Couldn’t they get more players if it was lower?” (more…)

When my wife, Marcy, goes to casinos with me, she rarely plays on the tables, but she knows the kinds of things I watch for. So when she spotted one empty blackjack table in a crowded casino, she pointed it out. “It’s a $100 minimum bet,” she said. “Couldn’t they…

Jan

04

2013

Tunica Super Social Super Bowl Giveaway

Congratulations to Walker Haygood winner of the Super Social Super Bowl Giveaway! Are you getting excited for the Super Bowl but not sure where you are going to watch it? Harrah's Tunica Field House Sports Bar and the Tunica CVB are giving away a Super Bowl getaway that includes a $200 tab at the Field House inside of Harrah's Tunica and 3 hotel rooms. The Field House has great food, cold beer and too many TV's to count and is the perfect place for you and your friends to watch the big game.  To enter, click on the photo below and fill out…

Congratulations to Walker Haygood winner of the Super Social Super Bowl Giveaway! Are you getting excited for the Super Bowl but not sure where you are going to watch it? Harrah's Tunica Field House Sports Bar and the Tunica CVB are giving away a Super Bowl getaway that includes a $200 tab…

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