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Kevin Lentz

Kevin Lentz

Kevin began his career as an Advantage and Blackjack tournament player but has spent the past 30+ years on the other side of the tables. First working in and then managing Table Games, Slots, Poker and Sportsbook departments from Reno to Las Vegas, and now the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He spends his free time writing about all things casino related.

Kevin Lentz’s most popular posts

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Top Tips To Improve Your Chances Of Winning Scratch Cards

Scratch cards are a fun way to try and earn some quick cash without having to spend too much when purchasing them. Just like the lottery, they are based on pure luck. But there are actually ways you can improve your chances of winning on scratch...

February 5, 2024 4 min read

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Investing in crypto - often seen as a gamble
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What’s The Difference Between Investment & Gambling Anyway?

The last few years have seen gambling and investing merge as meme stocks, dogecoin, and tesla options have all blurred...
February 19, 2024 5 min read
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Blackjack Strategy Charts: Play Perfect Blackjack

In blackjack, every decision we need to make has a mathematically correct answer - the one that gives us the...
February 14, 2024 4 min read
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Discovering Vegas: 19 Cheap Things To Do In Vegas For An Unforgettable Experience

Las Vegas can be expensive, especially if you've brought the kids. Luckily, there are plenty of fun cheap things to...
February 2, 2024 9 min read
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Vegas On A Budget: 19 Cool Things To Do In Vegas For Free

Whether it's the world-famous Las Vegas sign, the lights of Fremont Street, or the MSG Sphere, there are plenty of...
January 26, 2024 9 min read
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The 7 Best Arcades in Las Vegas, Ranked

Las Vegas does everything bigger and better, including arcades. Whether you are looking for the best arcades in Las Vegas...
December 18, 2023 7 min read
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What is Deck Penetration in Blackjack? (And Why It’s Important)

When discussing deck penetration in blackjack, we refer to where the cut card is placed to signify it’s time to...
November 14, 2023 5 min read
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Gas Station Slot Machines: Should You Play?

Before you ask 'Should I play Gas station slots', let's take a quick look at exactly what they are. Gas...
August 18, 2023 5 min read
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Can a Casino Refuse to Pay You?

Casinos operate under a myriad of rules from both state and federal governments. They are one of the most regulated...
August 14, 2023 6 min read
What Does a Casino Pit Boss Do?

What Does a Casino Pit Boss Do?

A casino pit boss has become a bit of a layman’s term for anyone found in a suit or wearing...
August 8, 2023 5 min read
How Old Do You Have to Be To Gamble In Las Vegas?

How Old Do You Have to Be To Gamble In Las Vegas?

Your first trip to Las Vegas is an unforgettable experience. The billion-dollar casinos, the neon lights on Fremont, the crazy...
August 2, 2023 5 min read
Is Card Counting Illegal in Las Vegas?

Is Card Counting Illegal in Las Vegas?

There is absolutely no reason to worry about being handcuffed in the middle of a blackjack pit in Las Vegas...
July 26, 2023 4 min read
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No, Slot Machines Aren’t Rigged. A Casino Worker Explains Why

As a casino worker, one of the questions that you’ll need to resign yourself to hearing every day is: “Are...
January 22, 2023 4 min read