Anthony F. Lucas In The News
In the game of blackjack, it’s a common myth that the player on third base — the last player to act before the dealer — holds more cards than they actually do. According to this myth, if this player makes a bad move, it will always negatively impact the other player’s outcomes, “killing” the game.
Five red roulette numbers in a row doesn’t mean a black one is more likely on the sixth spin. Even if you recognize the truth of this statement, whenever that sixth spin lands on black, it can still be difficult to resist learning incorrectly from the experience.
One of the most enduring myths of the casino floor is that a slot machine is more likely to hit a jackpot when it hasn’t for a while, because it’s “due.” Watch any busy bank of slots and you’re likely to see gamblers playing musical stools, attempting to get a feel for which machine is next to pay off big.
State House News Service
Gaming regulators made clear to Encore Boston Harbor and MGM Springfield on Thursday that they are not satisfied with the scant availability of live poker nearly a year after the two casinos were given the go-ahead to fully reopen.
Casino Review
The Koi Nation announced plans to build a $600m resort on 68 acres in Windsor, California in September. The tribe recently acquired the land for $12.3m.
Travel Weekly
Led by the Las Vegas Strip, Nevada casinos are on a formidable roll -- with gaming revenue of at least $1 billion for seven consecutive months.
Gambling 911
A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) came to a startling conclusion, which many feel could shake up the casino world –in terms of game mechanics, house edges, and even marketing.
CDC Gaming Reports Inc.
Every time Anthony Lucas, Ph.D., and his colleagues at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, produce a study about slot machines, he gets feedback from the gaming industry.