Category Archives for ‘Blackjack Games’

Blackjack And Slots Tournament Set By Casino


Jul 2015

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The Eagle Mountain Casino has just set the schedule for their free slots and blackjack tournaments that are to take place on July 4th. Both tournaments are free of charge, with the exception that the player must be a member of the Summit Club in order to claim any bonus prizes. This is a great way for the casino to promote their 1,200 slot machines and 11 table games. The details for the blackjack tournament are: Registration: starts at 11 a.m. Max. …

Maryland Passes Blackjack Rule Change, Dealer’s Hit On Soft 17


Jun 2015

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There is excellent news for the many Maryland casinos, not so much for the players that enjoy playing all of the different blackjack games they offer. The State gambling regulators just approved the request to allow their dealers to draw an additional card when they have a Soft 17 hand. For those not familiar with the term, a soft 17 is when a player, or in this case the dealer, has an Ace and a 6, creating a 7 or 17, which …

Grande Vegas Casino Launches Suit ‘Em Up Blackjack Games


May 2015

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New variations of blackjack games pop up all the time, but that does not mean they become popular enough to place on a casino floor. The Grande Vegas Casino is introducing Suit ‘Em Up, a variation that has gained a lot fame among players, so it may actually bring in more enthusiasts just to learn what perks they can get from it. It is a side bet, where players get odds of 60:1 payout when they place a wager on what the …

Electronic Blackjack Tables To Bring In Patrons In Plainville


May 2015

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Plainville, Massachussetts is getting a makeover, as several prominent casino owners are on their way to building new locations in this city; as they expand using electronic games like blackjack and slots. One casino, the Plainridge Park Casino is on the verge of being finished, but is already inviting patrons in to play a few games. The reason this expansion is important is due to the fact that the rules have changed, allowing racetracks to offer electronic games. As such, big names …

A Lucky Blackjack Break For Taxi Driver; Winning £89,000


Apr 2015

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A very lucky taxi driver from Brighton, Goksel Selay, hit it big when he decided to play some blackjack at the Genting Club, in Western Esplanade. As there was not much movement with fares, he decided to try his hand, and it paid off, big time. At this Westcliff casino, Selay sat down and started his hand. As he played, he was dealt four Aces, which led him to win the Blackjack Aces jackpot, where he walked away with a check for …

New York Racinos To Add Electronic Blackjack And Poker


Apr 2015

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The state of New York seems to have great news for the players at their Racinos. The state budget has allowed six of the nine racetracks that have video-lottery terminals to expand into electronic blackjack and certain types of poker, like three card poker. This is a great step forward, as the state had a ban on games of “skill”. With this provision, the racinos will now be able to add blackjack to their list of offered games. This also comes with …

Blackjack Tables Hosted By Frank Marino and The “Divas Las Vegas”


Mar 2015

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With the popularity of “Queen of the Strip“, and its headliner Frank Marino, it seems the LINQ Hotel and Casino has decided to introduce the “Divas Las Vegas” blackjack tables, among other themed gaming. This will certainly boaster not only the LINQ, but also Frank Marino. Marino, a superstar female impersonator, will now have his face plastered on those six blackjack tables, as well as giving the Divas a chance at dealing the cards. This is a big step up from having …

Blackjack Cheater Caught Adding Chips After The Deal


Mar 2015

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We all know that card counting is the most famous, and legal, way of beating the house when playing blackjack; however, a man from New York State, Telvil Destin was caught doing something a little more illegal. He was caught on camera playing at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, where the dealer started getting suspicious of his victories. Devlin wasn’t card counting, but rather doing a slight of hand trick with his chips. Every time the cards were dealt, and Devlin saw …

Seminole Blackjack Games Deal In Danger Of Ending


Mar 2015

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The Seminole American Tribes casinos in Florida may be heading towards disaster, as the high-stakes gambling deal with the State, like their blackjack games, are about to expire. This would leave six of their casinos unable to provide their customers with house-banked card games. In 2010, the Seminoles and the state of Florida signed a 20-year contract where they were allowed to run and operate slot machines. This deal also gave them permission to have house-banked card games, of which blackjack is …

Mark Wahlberg Researches Blackjack Games for “The Gambler”


Dec 2014

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For those blackjack and movie fans, movie starring Mark Wahlberg, “The Gambler” is set to come to theaters in December. For his role, he researched on all the blackjack games, as well as what blackjack strategy to use. Throughout the movie he plays a gambling addict, whose main passion is to play the blackjack games. This remake of the 1980 movie, of the same name and nature, drove Wahlberg to various different casinos while shooting various of his other movies, and played …

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