Articles By John Mehaffey

John Mehaffey - Las Vegas Expert

John has been playing online games for money since 2001. His first interest was online poker where he won a poker freeroll at Americas Cardroom to create a bankroll. In 2002, he became a proposition player at poker rooms. He helped get shorthanded games started before the poker boom hit. He used this bankroll to take advantage of the generous casino and sports betting bonuses available in those days. He specialized in blackjack and video poker offers. John created a poker website called Rake Rebate Review in 2004. It helped put rakeback on the online poker map. In 2006, he moved to South Dakota to help manage That site helped players find the best poker bonuses during the industry’s boom. John moved to Las Vegas in 2010. He learned how to find the best video poker and table games. One of his projects involves keeping a database of blackjack rules at each casino, as well as spreadsheets for every table game spread by all relevant Las Vegas casinos. He also writes about casino players clubs, promotions and things to do in Las Vegas. You can find John on Twitter under the handle @john_mehaffey. He is happy to answer any questions that you have about gambling and Las Vegas.

Advantages of Playing Video Table Games


Electronic table games are more popular now than they have ever been.  Most Las Vegas casinos offer digital versions of table games.  Options typically include craps, blackjack, Big Wheel or roulette.  It is possible to …

Best Bar Top Video Poker in Las Vegas


Many players enjoy sitting at the bar in a casino.  That is because the best service is typically found there.  Nearly all Las Vegas casino bars offer video poker machines embedded in the top.  The …

Venetian Rolls Out Triple Zero Roulette


Venetian has a new game on its casino floor.  It is called “Sands Roulette.”  The installation of the game was first reported by Michael Shackleford at the Wizard of Vegas forum. Sands Roulette has three …