Poker, Poker Resorts

The Jewel of Jamul

The small town of Jamul is located in San Diego’s East County. Its highlights are the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge and several regional parks offering camping, hiking, fishing, and grand vistas.  My visit was to check out the three year old Jamul Casino located 20 minutes from downtown San Diego. Tribal History The Jamul Indian Village is one of…

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The Gambling Capitol of the World

Where’s the Action? Las Vegas? Not even close. Macau, the mini-administrative region under the Chinese government’s control, has long been referred to as the “Monte Carlo of the Orient.” But its numbers are much larger than that. It not only dwarfs Las Vegas, but exceeds the entire gambling total of the USA! This former Portuguese colony generates gross revenue of…

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Four Aces in Reno

There are times when a travel story meshes perfectly with a favorite pastime. So it was on a recent trip to Reno, Nev., the “Biggest Little City in the World.” The visit included stays at the Atlantis, Peppermill, Eldorado and Grand Sierra Resorts; all four star, full-service properties. Best of all, I played in each poker room’s daily no-limit hold…

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