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Megabucks Hits at MGM Grand, Again, This Time for More Than $10 Million

Megabucks Hits at MGM Grand, Again, This Time for More Than $10 Million

A Vegas visitor from Florida is the latest instant millionaire thanks to a Megabucks slot machine at MGM Grand. IGT,...
The Pop-Up Las Vegas Casino That Never Was

The Pop-Up Las Vegas Casino That Never Was

There are many kinds of disappointment in life. There's the kind when you have four cards of a royal flush...
Gambling, In a Nutshell

Gambling, In a Nutshell

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The Story Behind the Buffalo Slot’s Red-Tailed Hawk

The Story Behind the Buffalo Slot’s Red-Tailed Hawk

If you've spent any amount of time in a Las Vegas casino, it's likely you've heard the screech of a...
Silver Strikes: When Slots Machines Spit Out Collectible Coins

Silver Strikes: When Slots Machines Spit Out Collectible Coins

We've strolled past Silver Strike slot machines in Las Vegas casinos for gawd-knows-how-long. Never thought much about them, until recently...
What’s the Most Popular Slot Machine for Whales?

What’s the Most Popular Slot Machine for Whales?

Wait for it. Because, see, high rollers are also called "whales." It's been estimated there are only about 250 whales...
The Slot Machine That Should Be at The Quad, But Isn’t

The Slot Machine That Should Be at The Quad, But Isn’t

Oddly, this slot machine is nowhere to be found at The Quad. Hey, they can't think of everything. The Quad...
Las Vegas Visitor Rips Megabucks a New One, Wins $12.5 Million

Las Vegas Visitor Rips Megabucks a New One, Wins $12.5 Million

Lady Luck has once again straddled the metaphorical lap of a slot machine player, this time at MGM Grand. A...
Today’s Slot Machine That Sounds Like a Porn Star Name

Today’s Slot Machine That Sounds Like a Porn Star Name

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Las Vegas Makes Día de Muertos a Little Awkward

Las Vegas Makes Día de Muertos a Little Awkward

The Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is a Mexican celebration that lasts from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2....
The Best Slot Machine Name Ever, Testiclewise

The Best Slot Machine Name Ever, Testiclewise

As we've said in the past, naming things in casinos can be hard. That applies to slot machines, of course....
Three Things We’d Love to See in Slot Machines Again

Three Things We’d Love to See in Slot Machines Again

We have a bit of a love affair with vintage slot machines. The colors. The lines. The coin slots. If...
Venetian’s “Rock of Ages” Slots Provide Reversal of Fortune

Venetian’s “Rock of Ages” Slots Provide Reversal of Fortune

Las Vegas slot machines now come reversible! The "Rock of Ages" slots at The Venetian, inspired by the hotel's '80s-rock-inspired...
Insider Reveals Secrets of Slot Machine Names

Insider Reveals Secrets of Slot Machine Names

Every year, dozens, if not hundreds, of new video slot machines hit casino floors around the world, including in Las...

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