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Ways to Incorporate “Sports Betting” into Your Gaming Strategy

By Deana Scott / April 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Ways to Incorporate “Sports Betting” into Your Gaming Strategy

Prior to in-home mega screen televisions and sports packages on steroids, going to your local casino or bar to watch a sporting event was “a thing.” In fact, thirty years ago this February, I met my husband Brady at a Super Bowl Party. And although I am a casual fan, I do enjoy the atmosphere…

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How Click-to-Brick Technology Will Drive Revenue

By Jim Nulph / March 26, 2019 / Comments Off on How Click-to-Brick Technology Will Drive Revenue

Introducing Class II Digital Game Wagering As the gaming industry matures and experiences market saturation, Tribal operators are constantly on the lookout to diversify and expand opportunities to increase revenue. Class II gaming provides that option, but, wait for it, we’re not talking about adding additional games to the floor. We’re talking about digital game…

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How to be More Proactive and Less Reactive: Lessons from a 5th Grader

By ravingadmin18 / February 27, 2019 / Comments Off on How to be More Proactive and Less Reactive: Lessons from a 5th Grader

By Doug Parker, Raving Partner and Back of House Systems Lead Auditor, Finley & Cook I am a proud parent of a 5th grader. This year in school, she and her classmates have a Social Studies teacher that kind of has that “old school” mentality about education. She is the kind of teacher that wants…

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You Picked Them – Top Five Articles from 2018

By Christine Faria / December 31, 2018 / Comments Off on You Picked Them – Top Five Articles from 2018

We can’t lie (well, we could, but we’re not in this case). The articles below are our most read articles from our weekly industry report during the last 12 months. Our independent judges (uh … that would be Gency), ran the numbers. Who knew that so many people were interested in tax day? Over a…

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Highlights from the 2018 Table Games Conference

By Raving / November 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

What are gaming executives doing to stop the erosion of table games? How will they address the holes that leak away valuable table game profits? These questions were put to the test at Casino Journal’s annual Cutting Edge Table Games Conference, November 5 – 7, 2018. Over 300 attendees, exhibitors and speakers from the gaming industry…

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Guest Service at the Rail

By Steve Browne / November 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Guest Service at the Rail

Strategies around player types As this week kicks off the annual Table Games Conference, we’re focusing today’s report on the “art of dealing to the rail,” as well as sharing several table games articles from our operations team. Table games and the PIT provide a unique opportunity to interact with players … new players, regular…

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Hold Percentage Is Just a Number, Right?

By Kevin Parker / October 5, 2018 / Comments Off on Hold Percentage Is Just a Number, Right?

After visiting numerous table games operations in rural locations across the country, I have noticed a disturbing trend regarding the ever-tightening odds related to the table games offerings. These properties, having little to no local competition, are offering similar sets of odds as many of the Las Vegas Strip operations. After observing this trend over…

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Is Your Table Games Mix in Need of a Rehab? – Part II of II

By Kevin Parker / October 1, 2018 / Comments Off on Is Your Table Games Mix in Need of a Rehab? – Part II of II

Regulatory requirements for new game installation In Part I of this article, I covered why we would consider adding a new game to our table games pits, as well as the nuts and bolts areas, like determining game costs, selecting the appropriate theoretical hold, as well as understanding equipment requirements and creating a strategic marketing…

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The Supreme Court Just Essentially Legalized Sports Gambling in the United States …

By Jerry Epstein / July 1, 2018 / Comments Off on The Supreme Court Just Essentially Legalized Sports Gambling in the United States …

Now’s the time to position yourself as a leader in sports engagement On Monday, May 14th, the Supreme Court struck down a 1992 federal law that effectively banned commercial sports betting in most states, opening the door to legalizing the estimated $150 billion in illegal wagers on professional and amateur sports that Americans make every…

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Is Your Table Games Mix in Need of a Rehab? – Part I of II

By Kevin Parker / July 1, 2018 / Comments Off on Is Your Table Games Mix in Need of a Rehab? – Part I of II

Adding a new table game to your pit During my days as an operator, conferences with expos gave me the chance to network with others in similar job roles and to also see what else was out there beyond the walls of my own casino. To be honest, some of the tribal facilities I was…

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