greatest dice players in the world at Frank
Scoblete's Sharpshooter Craps Festival on March 14th.
Day weekend, March 14, 15 and 16, will be the time to test your
luck and your shooting skills at Sam's
Town in Tunica. That's when Sam's
Town will host the greatest crapshooters in the world as
a part of Frank
Scoblete's Sharpshooter Craps Festival on Friday, March
14th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Delta Room.
greatest controlled dice shooters will be giving lectures, demonstrations
and personal instructions in their techniques at this all-day
festival - an absolute first for the Tunica gaming market!
the incomparable Sharpshooter, whose new book Get the Edge
at Craps is the number one best-selling craps book in America.
In addition, the great Dominator, known as the man with the
golden touch, will be speaking and giving hands-on lessons,
as will one of gaming's greatest best-selling authors, Jerry
will be The Golden Touch dice crew with such renowned gaming
greats as Bill Burton, the casino guide for About.com and author
of Get the Edge at Low-Limit Hold'em, Mr. Finesse, Howard "Rock
'n Roller" Newman, Billy the Kid, and many more. Practice
tables will be set up around the room so you can practice your
dice sets, grip and delivery before you risk real money in the
casinos. The day will alternate between instruction and hands-on
practice under the tutelage of the very best in the business.
This is a once in a lifetime event that craps players should
take advantage of.
Scoblete, casino gaming's #1 best-selling author of Forever
Craps: The Five-Step Advantage-Play Method!, Beat the
Craps Out of the Casinos: How to Play Craps and Win!, and
The Captain's Craps Revolution, will be your host and
lead instructor for a day that promises to sharpen your craps
skills and whet your appetite for playing winning craps in the
casino. In addition to helping you with your shooting style,
let Frank, Sharpshooter, Dominator, Jerry Patterson, Bill Burton
and the other instructors show you the best betting strategies
your chances to bring home the money! And, who knows, you might
get to play with them at the tables on this extraordinary St.
Patrick's weekend as well!
If you are
a novice and want to learn the game of craps from the experts,
a special introductory class will be given from 9-10 a.m. This
class will teach you everything you need to know to play craps
and benefit from the daylong Sharpshooter Craps Festival. The
cost of this once-in-a-lifetime, daylong festival, which includes
the introductory class and refreshments, is only $95.
your reservations for Frank
Scoblete's Sharpshooter Craps Festival call toll-free: 1-800-944-0406.
You can also send a check or money order made out to: Paone
Press, PO Box 610, Lynbrook, NY 11563.
who wish to take an advanced dice-control course taught by Frank
Scoblete, Sharpshooter, and Dominator and the Golden Touch
Crew can sign up for the special two-day Sharpshooter Craps
Seminar to be given on Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March
16 at Sam's Town. Call the toll-free number above for more information.
If you are
interested in staying at Sam's
Town for the Sharpshooter Craps Festival weekend extravaganza,
call: 1-800-456-0711 and ask for the Sharpshooter special.
Finds Vegas Visitors Spending More
VEGAS - Visitors to Las Vegas spent close to 80 percent
more during their stay in 2002 compared to the prior year,
according to a survey released on Jan. 27 by QMark Research
& Polling of Las Vegas.
average, visitors spent about $844 last year, up from
about $469 in 2001, the survey said. The largest percentage
of visitors (33 percent) spent from $251 to $500 on their
trip, though 29 percent spent up to $1,000 and 19 percent
spent more than that amount.
94 percent of visitors gambled while in town, down from
96 percent in 2001 but in line with 2000. About 72 percent
dined at fine restaurants in 2002, up dramatically from
only 25 percent in 2001 but in line with 2000.
65 percent shopped last year, compared with 68 percent
in 2001 and 67 percent in 2000. And about 62 percent watched
showroom entertainment in 2002, up significantly from
only 34 percent in 2001 and 56 percent in 2000.
89 percent of respondents said they were "very likely"
to return to Las Vegas within the next two years. Sixty-two
percent rated their overall experience "very good,"
up from 47 percent in 2001 and 60 percent the prior year.
travelers (65 percent) said they made travel arrangements
on their own last year, while 10 percent bought complete
tour packages and 24 percent bought transportation and
hotel packages but made other arrangements themselves.
That compares to 67 percent, 7 percent and 26 percent
in each respective category in 2001.
conducted individual interviews with more than 600 Las
Vegas visitors between October and December at various
Strip locations and downtown. Respondents stayed a minimum
of two nights in town.
compare to a 2001 visitor survey by the Las Vegas Convention
& Visitors Authority, the city's chief tourism agency,
which found that visitors spent a mean of about $700 on
food, drink, shows, sightseeing, shopping, transportation
and hotel stay based on three nights and a mean of $85.34
for a non-discount
greatest percentage of visitors who gambled (30 percent
in 2001) said they spent at least $600 on wagers, the
agency found. In that survey, 86 percent said they gambled
while in Las Vegas in 2001, up from 85 percent in 2000
but down from 89 percent in 1997.