Florida to Become US Slot Machine Capital?

For years, Las Vegas has been known as the slot machine capital of the United States. But a pending deal in Florida could see the Sunshine State become a serious gambling rival. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the state’s laws could be rewritten so that Miami-Dade and Broward counties could each have an additional …

IRS to Keep Slots Tax Threshold at $1,200 – Not $600

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) delivered a late Christmas present to slots players since they’ve decided to keep the slots winnings tax threshold at $1,200 – rather than lowering it to $600. This will prevent thousands of extra slot machine players from having to report wins as low as $600 to the IRS. The IRS …

South Australia Reduces Casino Slots Bets to $5

Many Australian states are working to curb the country’s gambling problem. Such is the case with South Australia, which ushered in the New Year by reducing maximum casino slots bets from $10 to $5. As motivation for casinos to comply, any establishment that doesn’t reduce their bets will have their slots floor shut down. This …

Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace Confirms Slots Worker Disappearance

A couple of months ago, I discussed how it was common to see numerous casino employees manning the slots area. However, this has changed greatly because slots workers have disappeared. Interestingly enough, Memphis Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace confirmed this while speaking with HoopsHype about his early casino career. “I dropped out of the University …

Here’s Why Targeting Millennials with Slots is Bad

Many casino executives and slots developers are working on designing games that will appeal to millennials. After all, those aged 21-35 just aren’t playing slot machines like older generations. But one person who thinks that catering to millennials is overrated is Penn National chairman Tim Wilmott. Through a Q3 conference call for Penn National Gaming, …

South American Wins $1m Online Slots Jackpot – Will Buy House

A South American slots player has just won a huge online jackpot worth nearly $1 million. Playing the online slot Super Mystic and betting $2.25 per spin, the player saw a $955,308 win flash across the screen, which is 424,581 times their triggering bet. The winner in question gave a few details about them self, …