SamsTownDear Casino Marketing people…

I was watching my twitter stream the other day and saw Sam’s Town in Tunica has a deal where you visit the buffet for $10 and get a $10 of slot play here it is:$10-wednesday-buffet?smid=tu_tw_40200_body_5 (more…)


SimCity Casino

To pass the time between (casino) gaming trips, I’m playing SimCity. You built and run a city that can specialize in different areas. Having actually been to real life casinos, I figure I can rule this game.  Here is what I’ve learned: (more…)

Map of the Isle Road Trip

Map of the Isle Road Trip

My wife, daughter and I hit four Isle hotels and casinos as well as some of the most interesting places in Mississippi and Louisiana.  At the end of the trip, we had totaled 1200 miles and several new friends.

To wrap things up, I thought I’d list out the posts so you can find them in a single location.  Wineries, maps, interesting museums, winning casino stories… they are all here. (more…)

Old South Winery
I’m a wine snob. I don’t mean I go around looking down on others who can’t tell a Chardonnay from a Pinot Noir saying “How Gouche!”  I just mean I generally won’t drink wines from inferior grapes like Muscadine. Unlike European grapes than have been cultivated and refined for centuries, the Muscadine is an American grape that has only had a few centuries of use. (more…)

#IsleRoadTrip Series

My youngest son has me playing with Google Maps.  I took our #IsleRoadTrip and entered into the dynamic and interactive map below.  The push pins take you to the blog posts I did at each of the Isle of Capri locations we visited.  Give it a try. If the map here is too small, click on the “View Larger Map” at the bottom.

#IsleRoadTrip Series

Isle of Capri Lake CharlesWe ended the “Isle” part of our Isle Road Trip that the beautiful “Isle of Capri Lake Charles”.  This is one of the nicer Isle hotels and casinos and reminded me a lot of the former Isle Casino in Biloxi.


#IsleRoadTrip Series

IMG_4361As I mentioned in my last post, I went outside from the Isle of Capri in Natchez to take some pictures. If you are ever there in the evening, take a break and go outside. It is beautiful.  click “more” to see some more pictures. (more…)