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Growing like kudzoo or the most awesomest infection you've ever had - casinos are everywhere. This is their story.

Lord of The Rings Slots Arrive With Guys In Capes

» posted by Chuckmonster
  on 30 Nov 1999

San Manuel Bingo and Casino made big fanfare of the arrival of Lord of the Rings slot machines, including hiring a bunch of actors to portray characters from the films.

Lord of the Rings slots

Or it was a regularly scheduled staff meeting?

Full news report and video is here.

Valley View's Answer To The Big Boys

» posted by MikeE on 6 Oct 2010

Valley View is the bullied nerd of California tribal gaming. In the backcountry woods of San Diego, Barona's massive size makes them king. Down the I-15, Pechanga's prime location cannibalizes every casino within a 50-mile radius. As for Harrah's Rincon, their business comes from the cult of Total Rewards.

So what about Valley View? He's that quiet kid in the back of the classroom that got pushed too far, was challenged to a fight after school, and knocked his opponent out in one unexpected strike.

GlobeTripping Blue Chip Casino and Four Winds Casino Resort With RockChickX51

» posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Sep 2010

FJ reader RockChickX51 went on a road trip through Indiana and Michigan a few weeks ago and stopped by a coupla casinos on the way - the Blue Chip Casino Resort in Michigan City, IN and the Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, IN - to satisfy her insatiable need for gambling. Here are her words and photos... (thanx Rockchix! You're the bestest!)

First one was the Blue Chip in Michigan City, IN. We went in it but as soon as I whipped out the camera I was told to put it away or leave. So here are some pictures from the outside (gotta love the RV in the parking lot).

Blue Chip Casino Marquee

Blue Chip Casino Tower

Agua Caliente Gets iPhone App

» posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Apr 2010

The folks at Palm Springs, California's Agua Caliente Casino (who also own the Spa Resort Casino) have unleashed their very own iPhone app onto the world.

The guts of it include a... slot machine app (I hit the jackpot on first spin!), a login to your players club account, show & entertainment guide, a profile of the stuff they've got each of their resorts and something called "Scoop" for which the button says "Please Wait Loading".

Table Games, Hotel Coming To Sands Bethlehem

» posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Apr 2010

The PA Gaming Control Board has authorized the addition of table games to three casinos, including Sands Bethlehem.

When all is said and done - mid 2010 - Sands Bethlehem will have 77 total table games. Here is how they break out:

Meet Bellagio's Doppelganger, Winn Cambodia

» posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Apr 2010

Nestled deep in the Svay Rieng region of south eastern Cambodia, a hundred miles north west of Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City, is Bellagio's doppleganger, which bears a logo that causes even another double take.

Welcome to Winn Cambodia. No shit.

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