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The Last Hand – Start your engines

The Last Hand – Start your engines

Summer race planned on Parkway Aug 2 The mountain gaming communities are gearing up for summertime activities and there will be many in Cripple Creek, Black Hawk and Central City. The most recent event making headlines in the revered weekly Register-Call, the oldest newspaper in Colorado, recites a request for a Pit Rally road race […]

The Last Hand – Oh Brother, a misplaced pair of gloves

The Last Hand – Oh Brother, a misplaced pair of gloves

Spring has arrived, at least that’s what the calendar advises us. Mother Nature has her own concept about when spring arrives and when she decides to send rain rather than snow and icy winds. Since we’ve all survived another winter, it’s something to be excited and happy about. Many of the old gold miners in […]

Casinos should be wary of online action

Casinos should be wary of online action

I’ve never gambled online and have little desire to do so, but have many friends who enjoy playing for points with players across the planet. No money is involved and players will enjoy hours of online competition that may lead to playing real poker at a nearby casino location. Poker is like the Stock Market, […]

The Last Hand – Ton-mile tax source?

The Last Hand – Ton-mile tax source?

Trucks, trucks and more trucks Congratulations to the wonderful bus companies and road crews that keep our mountain roads passable during these snowy months. It is Colorado, wintertime, and we can expect these cold winds, drifting snow and slick highways. Can’t help but notice the pounding that Highway 119 is taking from the countless gravel […]

The Last Hand: Don’t throw the baby out with bathwater

The Last Hand: Don’t throw the baby out with bathwater

Future looms bright for Broncos I presume we’re all attempting to drown and put behind us the sorrow that we suffered from the defeat of our beloved Broncos. I don’t think the loss was as bad as the way in which it occurred. We are a better team than the squad that showed up in New […]

The Last Hand – Stock Show adds class to Colorado and West

The Last Hand – Stock Show adds class to Colorado and West

Well the cowboys are about ready to leave this round up with another very successful National Western Stock Show. The Stock Show weather is usually a disaster and we averted those early cold days in January. The National Western is planning to introduce a bevy of new changes in 2014 that will include a remodel […]

The Last Hand – January is all about the Stock Show and our Denver Broncos

The Last Hand – January is all about the Stock Show and our Denver Broncos

The National Western Stock Show is a welcome event coming back to the Queen City of The Plains. Plans are to have a redo of the National Western Event Center facility and some needed remodeling and physical and educational improvements in this historic Denver event. Stock Show officials will be making some announcements soon and […]

Smoke-Free Equals Instant Winnings

Smoke-Free Equals Instant Winnings

The Last Hand – Holiday fun

The Last Hand – Holiday fun

New names, management and games I drooled over the new buffet at the Monarch Casino, now under new management and formerly known as the Riviera. Like Fitzgeralds that did a complete remodel to become Saratoga, the Riviera did a masterful remodel to become the Monarch. Right up the road Fortune Valley did another remodel and […]

The Last Hand – Lot’s of Hard Work

The Last Hand – Lot’s of Hard Work

Changes keep coming in gaming industry The gaming industry continues to evolve just like our society. Everything seems to be faster, but more complex and complicated. To the credit of the casino industry, the paperwork, management and daily operations must be staggering for the work force. A pat on the back to those folks that […]

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