Due For A Win “Lucky Sunday” Meetup: June 11th at Golden Nugget!

Due ACWhen: Sunday, June 11th, 2017, at 4 p.m.
Where: The Deck at Golden Nugget

In our Facebook Group, listener Ed pitched the idea of meeting up on a Sunday afternoon in the summer, since Sunday rooms are cheaper and it’ll give us a chance to take in the live music, blackjack and booze out on The Deck at Golden Nugget. That all sounded great to us — and the proposed date worked — so we’re doing it. Thanks, Ed!

If you’re interested in hanging out and chatting a bit about Atlantic City, casinos, and gambling with other people who love those things, too, you should come meet us on Sunday, June 11th, at The Deck at Golden Nugget at 4 p.m.

And if you’ll be in town but have prior engagements on Sunday afternoon/evening, we’ll be sure to Tweet where we are throughout our trip so you can come find us if you want to say hi. Follow us on Twitter @DueForAWin.

Still have questions? Here is a handy FAQ that may clear things up:

Q: What the heck is this thing?
A: We want to meet you fine folks, grab some drinks, and discuss Atlantic City, casinos, gambling, comps, hotel rooms, state and city finances, our podcast, food and drinks, or whatever else interests you about AC. It’s very likely that after a few drinks we will try to find an open blackjack or craps table at Golden Nugget.

Q: Who will be there?
A: Anyone who’s anyone, that’s who! Us! You, hopefully! Other people who love AC and want take in beautiful views of AC while drinking and talking about AC!

Q: Do I need to RSVP?
A: It’s certainly not required, but it’d be nice to know how many people to expect. Feel free to let us know in the Facebook group, on Twitter, or in the comments below.

Q: Who’s the entertainment?
A: The Exceptions will be performing from 2-6 p.m.

Q: Is there a cover?
A: Nope.

Q: Will there be free/discounted drinks or food?
A: We don’t have that kind of clout. But hey, 100-ounce beers!

So that’s it! If you still have questions, feel free to email us at dueforawin@gmail.com, Tweet at us, or post in the Facebook group. We hope to see you there!

DFAW #44: How To Win At Giant Slots

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On episode 44 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig give a brief Horseshoe Baltimore trip report and then get into the news:

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Episode info: [ 0:56:10 | 27.0 MB | download here ]

DFAW #43: Our Status Is Unmatched

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On episode 43 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig cover a ton of news topics and then reflect a bit more on last episode’s interview with Shawn Smith of Atlantic City Fan Xpo.

In the news:

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Episode info: [ 1:07:47 | 32.5 MB | download here ]

DFAW #42: Interview with Atlantic City Fan Xpo’s Shawn Smith

On episode 42 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig discuss the recently announced Atlantic City Fan Xpo with ACFX Co-Founder Shawn Smith.

Billed as the “ultimate geek vacation,” ACFX will bring a comic and gaming convention atmosphere to the Showboat, featuring a LAN center for online and in-person multiplayer gaming, a board gaming floor and an eSports arena, along with celebrity guests, exhibits, vendors, panels and workshops. Events will run every weekend from Memorial Day to Labor Day in 2017, but Shawn made it clear that they have ambitions beyond this year.

Keep an eye on acfxpo.com and @ACFanXpo on Twitter in the coming weeks for more information.

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Episode info: [ 1:10:41 | 33.9 MB | download here ]

DFAW #41: The Poker Episode (Kind Of)

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On episode 41 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle gives a rundown of his recent trips to Maryland casinos, including craps at MGM National Harbor with Dr. Mike from You Can Bet On That, and poker at Horseshoe Baltimore. This leads to a 20-minute discussion about poker strategy and psychology that any real poker player will find laughable. Then, the news:

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Episode info: [ 1:09:23 | 33.3 MB | download here ]

DFAW #40: News About Soap And Booze

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On episode 40 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig discuss all the news topics they skipped last episode, including:

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Episode info: [ 1:08:26 | 32.9 MB | download here ]

DFAW #39: The Best Laid Plans

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On episode 39 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig give a report on their March 9th-11th AC trip, which turned out very different than the plans discussed in episode 38. We also review some stuff!

  • Food:
    • Buddakan.
    • Caesars Diamond and Seven Stars lounges.
  • Rooms:
    • Resorts Rendezvous Tower.
    • Caesars Forum Tower (formerly Temple Tower).
  • Gambling:
    • Craps beats us up again.
    • Pharaoh’s Secret Temple.

In the news…

  • Revel/TEN: still closed.

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Episode info: [ 1:18:12 | 37.5 MB | download here ]

DFAW #38: Taj Mahal Gets Hard Rocked

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On episode 38 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig discuss the news, including the big announcement that Hard Rock International is buying the Trump Taj Mahal, and then talk a bit about their upcoming trip to Atlantic City. On the agenda:

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Episode info: [ 1:11:08 | 34.1 MB | download here ]

DFAW #37: Why We Are The Way We Are

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On episode 37 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig have a heart-to-heart about what got them into casinos and gambling, then they discuss the news:

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Episode info: [ 1:17:37 | 37.3 MB | download here ]

DFAW #36: Going Generic

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On episode 36 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig follow up on their Total Rewards tier status conversation from episode 35, then discuss the news:

Also, Kyle visited MGM National Harbor and has a brief report, and we’ve scheduled our next Atlantic City trip! But it brings up the question: how important is it for everyone in your group to stay in the same hotel?

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Episode info: [ 1:22:29 | 39.6 MB | download here ]