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What's New and a Kicker
February 2019
IN THIS ISSUE
February Game Spotlight
Tournament of Champions Results
Monthly iPad Giveaway
This Month's Kicker
 
“What’s New and a Kicker”
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February Game Spotlight – Powerhouse Poker

This month, we are featuring Powerhouse Poker, an extremely entertaining game where you get between 3 and 27 additional hands when dealt a winning hand. When the free hands are triggered, the bonus hands appear on the top box of the game for an entirely new bonus round experience.

You can earn 2X Players Club points for playing and can play Powerhouse Poker right now by clicking here.

Tournament of Champions Results

Congratulations to our 2018 Tournament of Champions winner “Puppy1”. They won with a high score of 6,890 in the final round, which included one hand with aces and a kicker (holding one card) and another hand with four 4's! Puppy1 has won a 5-night Las Vegas vacation including airfare for two, five nights at the MGM Signature, $1,000 cash, and tickets to a Las Vegas show.

Click here to see the top finishers and for information on how to qualify for this year’s tournament.

Monthly iPad Winner – It Pays to Play!

Congratulations to Janicelee, our latest iPad winner. Janicelee qualified with 59 contest sessions in January. We've also awarded GOLD memberships to 10 other random winners.

At the end of every month, we have a random drawing and award a brand new iPad Air to one lucky winner and GOLD memberships to 10 other winners. Each contest session you play during the month is a chance to earn an entry into the drawing, so the more sessions you play, the better your chance of winning!

Since all contests are now playable on mobile devices, Janicelee will be able to play on a brand new iPad!

This Month's Kicker

I went to Laughlin a few weeks ago and stayed at the Aquarius. After check-in, I proceeded to my favorite machine to play Double-Double Bonus Super Times Video Poker. This is a strict routine and I never deter from it. I have won several jackpots on it and I had dreamt of a large jackpot the night before. Well, would you know it, out of all 9 Super Times machines in the area, some fellow had to be playing on my machine! I was beside myself! This machine was my jackpot machine and I believed any variation from it would damage my psyche, throw destiny out the window and ruin any chance of winning. And, heaven forbid, me starting off on another machine was totally out of the question. I waited and waited, and this guy was still totally camped on my machine. I finally realized this guy was not going anywhere soon. I was demoralized, dejected and hostile and left the area to another section of the casino. While walking, I resigned myself to the fact, I would never reach the level I was destined to reach and decided to just pick a machine and start gambling. I picked one, dropped a hundred in the machine and selected: 25 cents, Super Times, Double-Double Bonus, 3 lines. Nothing happened, and I thought, yup this was how it was gonna be.... I dropped another hundred in the machine and it started devouring my money. I was hoping to get a hand to change the momentum, I pushed the deal button then I got it, the 10X popped up.... the first line: 10 of Clubs, Jack of Clubs, 3 of Hearts, Queen and King of Clubs. I stared at it and thought that fate was so cruel, and it was just teasing me, making me anxious without any intention of paying off. I nonchalantly dropped the 3 of Hearts and pushed the deal button while reaching for a cigarette. The first line dealt a Jack of Hearts=a pair, 2nd line Ace of Spades=straight and the 3rd line was an Ace of Clubs=a royal! I thought I was going to pass out! $10,205 payoff. I regained my composure and lit another cigarette. It was while I was waiting for my payoff that I realized then and there that my dream was made to fruition and that fate had me directed to this machine by the guy camped out at my machine.

 

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