Author: Erwin

Dustin Jermalowicz | POSTED IN Blackjack | Land casino game designer TCSJohnHuxley has announced the release of a new land casino blackjack game that they’re dubbing ‘Sweet 16’, which brings a lucrative side bet to the classic card game. The game will pay out to players who put in for the side bet and are dealt a 16 with their initial two cards. The payouts will be as follows: Mixed Color 16- 6:1 Same Color 16- 12:1 Suited 16- 16:1 Sweet 16 (Ace of Hearts + 5 of Hearts) 160:1 Blackjack in the game pays 3:2. Dealers will stand on…

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Buffalo is one of the most venerable and popular slot machine series on the casino floor. Since the original game hit the casino floor, a variety of sequels and brand extensions have followed, all with some basics remaining the same throughout the series. This post is a roll-up of the various Buffalo topics I’ve written about over the years, broken into game write-ups, deep-dive questions and Slot Moments. Even with all the content that follows, there are Buffalo games I’ve yet to write about, although I’m sure I will at some point. Games in the Buffalo Series Let’s start by…

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Euro games stand out from more pedestrian board games because Euros tend to have a lot less luck involved, and even when Euros do feature luck, they usually offer some way to hedge against a bad outcome. When I reviewed Khora, I lauded how nicely that game provided you with a way to buy your way out of bad dice luck. Plutocracy takes things one step further, eliminating all luck. The game features no chance whatsoever—no dice, no cards, etc…—the closest you can get to the luck of the draw is if you choose the optional starting conditions that randomize…

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This December, the record-breaking WPT World Championship gets underway at the Wynn in Las Vegas and has got the pokersphere buzzing due to it having the the largest guaranteed prize pool in live poker history. The WPT World Championship, a $10,400 buy-in no-limit hold’em event, runs from December 12-20 and — get this — promises at least $15 million in prize money will be awarded. And what is even better is that you can book your spot at the table for a fraction of the price with the amazing A Seat A Day promotion that runs exclusively on WPT Global.…

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I recently got some time on a number of new Everi games. One of them was Star Wild Olympus, one of two themes in the Star Wild game series, which features wilds with multipliers, a frenzy mode and a free games feature with expanding reels. This game’s got a lot going on, which may make it a bit complex for some, but once it’s broken down it’s not necessarily complex, it just helps to know what’s happening. So let’s break things down a bit. The Basics of Star Wild Olympus The diversity of the game starts with the bet panel.…

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