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Video Poker Odds and Strategies

Posted by Megan On December 31st

When it comes to video poker odds, you’ll often hear people say about gaming tables that the house always has an advantage. But video poker is one of the rare exceptions to this rule. If you look for the most liberal pay tables and approach your game with an optimal strategy, then you will have an advantage over the house.

Some machines have high long-term payouts, especially those offering wild card games. If you factor in incentives like cash back, free plays, and other bonuses, you can see a 100% return.

For the best payouts, you’ll need a specific strategy. And some of the best strategies are the simplest! One easy-to-use tactic is to keep a mental list of ranking hands. Then, depending on what you’re dealt, hold on to the cards that are highest on that list. For instance, depending on the video poker game you choose to play, your list might look like this:

Video Poker Odds

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8: Let It Ride Poker Chips

Posted by Megan On July 2nd

As with many poker games, Let It Ride uses chips as currency.

poker chips

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When you’re asked to “ante up”, it’s important to know this currency so…

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6: Let It Ride Poker Tournaments

Posted by Megan On June 5th

Let It Ride poker tournaments are a ton of fun and fast-paced.
Poker Tournaments

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There is also a good deal of money that can be won! In a tournament, everyone is playing with the same goal…to make the best poker hand possible with the cards dealt. Elimination rounds are played to qualify the very best players for the final round. In the final round, there is usually one jackpot winner. There are many rounds of play offered, with each round lasting about 30 minutes.

The rules for Let It Ride tournaments are typically the same rules used in the normal game. However, as with any tournament, you should read the posted rules carefully before playing. There may be unique terms and conditions that certain casinos may impose.

Most casinos will require you to sign up for each of the poker tournaments, even if you are already a player in their casino. You will just need to supply basic information about yourself, then be ready to play!

Prizes paid out in Let It Ride tournaments vary, but they typically include a first, second, and third prize. These may be paid in casino credits or cash depending on the casino’s policy.Let It Ride

If you’re a fan of Let It Ride, then consider joining one of these fantastic poker tournaments. They are not only fun, but you get so much experience and practice out of participating and you get to meet a lot of great people with the same interests. If you’ve never played before, you’re in for a real treat and this could be the perfect excuse to start playing. It’s very easy and great fun, you won’t regret it.

Interested in learning more about about the poker game Let It Ride? Download our FREE ebook: How to Play Let It Ride, Cowboy! or read our blog posts on strategy, etiquette, and odds.

The Big “M” Casino offers great specials with free boarding. When you are ready to have some fun and play Let It Ride, make your reservations online for one of our daily or evening cruises!

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How to Play Let It Ride, Cowboy!

Posted by Megan On March 13th

Ready to play a popular table game that has the potential for high payouts and has a fun atmosphere? Then it’s time for you to brush up your skills on how to play Let It Ride!

Leet It Ride

Let It Ride is a game where the players don’t play against each other or try to beat the dealer!

Some people love the to play the table games:

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9: Lotus Flower Slots

Posted by Megan On August 16th

Lotus Flower Slot Machine

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The Golden Lotus gives luck, joy and wealth to whoever holds it.

Somewhere amongst the beautiful Chinese images and Oriental characters lies this mystical flower, that will not only bring you luck but amazing prizes as well.

This is a 5 reel, 25 line slot game. The Golden Lotus acts as the wild card while the White Lotus acts as scatter symbol. Choose how many lines you want to play with, wager your amount and click, spin to begin your search for this mysterious flower.

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7: Wild Wolf Slots

Posted by Megan On July 18th

Wild Wolf Slot Machine

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There’s certainly no need to fear the Big Bad Wolf in this game! In fact, you will be very happy to see him!

Although wolves may have had a bad rap over the years, they have recently gained the respect they deserve. Recently, they have been re-introduced into Yellowstone National Park. With this in mind, a brand new slot game called Wild Wolf was created, and is a tribute to these fascinating animals.

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6: Rembrandt Riches Slot Machine

Posted by Megan On July 5th

Rembrandt Riches Slot Machine

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With a delicate stroke, Rembrandt, one of the greatest painters in history, could transform ordinary into extraordinary. He was famous for his ability to capture the human condition like few ever had before. The Rembrandt Riches slot machine was inspired by Rembrandt’s most famous paintings.

This game honors Rembrandt’s life and legacy and the richness he brought to all that laid eyes on his work. You can immerse yourself into the opulence and beauty of the Renaissance time period, and see the eloquence of the royalty that is shown on the screen.

In this beautiful game, it takes only 20 credits to cover all of the pay-lines. It has a Tumbling Reels feature, which gives you more chances to win. But what sets this slot machine apart from others?

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Big "M" Casino September 2011 Calendar of Events Fort Myers Beach

How would you like to put a little extra cash in your wallet and have fun at the same time? Find out how you can be a winner on the Big “M” Casino Cruise in Fort Myers Beach this month.

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