Adventure at Railroad Pass – Part 1 of 2

Railroad Pass was built some 90 years ago. Insofar as Las Vegas casinos go, that’s ancient. Railroad Pass isn’t actually in Las Vegas, of course. It’s in Henderson, almost to Boulder City. At the time this story happened, almost 20 years ago, they actually had a traffic signal in theContinue Reading

Adventure at Railroad Pass – Part 1 of 2

In last week’s blog I described a loss rebate promotion at Molly’s, a chain of local 15-machine pubs in Las Vegas. I know many of my readers aren’t Vegas locals. While the specifics of today’s enhancement concern Molly’s, I’m hoping to make the discussion general enough so that it mightContinue Reading

Adventure at Railroad Pass – Part 1 of 2

I received the following email for the Gambling with an Edge mailbag show: Hi Bob, how do you calculate the edge on this video poker promotion? Molly’s in Vegas offers “lose $20, get $20” but I’m not sure how to calculate the advantage (if any). Also, if you have playedContinue Reading

Adventure at Railroad Pass – Part 1 of 2

I recommend you get started with this article by reading last week’s post first. I’ll be happy to wait for you while you do that. On Day 7 of my trip, a Monday, I showed up in my lucky shirt, hoping to take another big bite out of the casino’sContinue Reading

Adventure at Railroad Pass – Part 1 of 2

This true story happened some time ago, but so far, I haven’t written about it. I was playing $25 single line Double Double Bonus (DDB), rather heavily, at an out-of-town casino for more than a week. What casino, pay schedule, slot club, and promotions that made this a good playContinue Reading