MGM Springfield Continues Improvements – But More is Needed

MGM Springfield Continues Improvements - But More is Needed. After one year in business, it is trying to improve its presence in the New England casino landscape.  They really are.  So why do I still feel like “meh” when I’m there? Let’s list random thoughts from my last visit.  Unlike other trip reports, this isn’t … Continue reading MGM Springfield Continues Improvements – But More is Needed

Mornings In Casinos is the Best for Me

Here's a retread, one of my first posts - updated.  It was true then, and it's true now. I just want to reflect on why I like mornings for gambling, or at casinos in general. I can hear Linus singing "Happiness" at the end of the first Peanuts Casino animation, coming soon.  "Mornings In Casinos … Continue reading Mornings In Casinos is the Best for Me

When Video Poker Machines Hesitate – What Does It Mean?

We have all been there - those of us who play Video Poker and Slots.  You're playing along, things are going well, and then it happens......the machine pause for a moment!  What does it mean?  Was I winning too much?  Did someone in the "Office Upstairs" turn on that switch that changes winning into losing?  … Continue reading When Video Poker Machines Hesitate – What Does It Mean?

Charitable Gaming in New Hampshire and Vermont

Charitable Gaming in New England varies by state. Here is a brief report on Charitable Gaming in New Hampshire and Vermont. Charity gambling is a "form of incentivized giving." The intentions are honorable. Simply said, it's a chance for a charity group to oversee gambling activities, rather than a municipality or private casino. Many states … Continue reading Charitable Gaming in New Hampshire and Vermont

New England Casino Gambling History – Updated

The New England Casino Gambling History has been much like  a horse race. To begin with, it was a slow trot for New England to socially approve of  gambling. Soon, it changed to a full sprint. In fact, there is no finish line in sight. With the word "saturation" thrown around annually, casino expansion continues. … Continue reading New England Casino Gambling History – Updated