When casinos run dumb promos......

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billryan
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When casinos run dumb promos......

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A two casino chain in Vegas ran a double jackpot promotion last week but made an obvious mistake on what payouts would be eligible.
It started at midnite and one of them called it off after two hours while the other made it a little longer.
Rumors are they lost $250,000 in that time, with several of my friends taking a good chunk of it. They are no longer welcome to play there anymore. Boo Hoo.
I miss Vegas.

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Post by FAA »

I just came upon a Longhorn Casino promotion:
Double Voucher for the Top Prize
All day each Thursday in March.

If you achieve any top prize in slots, a royal flush, or at least $500 or more in keno, we will double the top prize up to $1000 in free play. The top prize has to be verified on the screen by a team member. *Royal flush has to be at the maximum bet.

Great idea. Who the hell's thinking casino on Thursday?

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Post by billryan »

keno!!!!!!!

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Post by Vman96 »

Yeah keno sounds real exploitable if 3 of 3 is considered a "top prize".

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Post by billryan »

I stumbled into a situation like that. After a wrestling match, a group of us stopped by a local pub to find they were having a promo where if you won $50 or more in a hand, you got a wheel spin that paid $10-$100. It took about two minutes to decide betting X on two numbers of Caveman Keno would pay $50 and give a wheel spin. They pulled the promotion a few hours later.

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Post by case »

Vman96 wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:08 pm
Yeah keno sounds real exploitable if 3 of 3 is considered a "top prize".
3 of 3 would not work. You had to win 500 dollars. I doubt they had anything higher than 1 dollar keno. You could do it on 5 of 5 at a dollar or 6 of 6 at 50 cent

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case wrote:
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:49 pm
Vman96 wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:08 pm
Yeah keno sounds real exploitable if 3 of 3 is considered a "top prize".
3 of 3 would not work. You had to win 500 dollars. I doubt they had anything higher than 1 dollar keno. You could do it on 5 of 5 at a dollar or 6 of 6 at 50 cent
Caveman Keno allows wagers well in excess of $1.

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Post by Vman96 »

billryan wrote:
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:44 pm
case wrote:
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:49 pm
Vman96 wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:08 pm
Yeah keno sounds real exploitable if 3 of 3 is considered a "top prize".
3 of 3 would not work. You had to win 500 dollars. I doubt they had anything higher than 1 dollar keno. You could do it on 5 of 5 at a dollar or 6 of 6 at 50 cent
Caveman Keno allows wagers well in excess of $1.
Yeah it is all dependent on the max bet. Dunno about that one.

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Post by FAA »

I don't know jack about keno (blessing in disguise). But a Thursday VP session would surely be enlivened if the big ship came in!

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Post by Carcounter »

Dumbest promo was the Revel's guarantee of giving players their 100k back in free play if they lost that much. they pulled it pronto.

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