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Vote for the Best of Lake Tahoe!

Polling is closed: View the Results Comped Travel is asking YOU to vote for the best casinos in Lake Tahoe. You are able to vote

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Vote For The Best of San Diego Area

Polling is Closed- View the results!! Announcing the Comped Travel Awards- Best of San Diego Area Comped Travel is asking YOU to vote for the

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Quiz: Which Island should you go to after quarantine?

We’ve all been huddled up at home the past few months during COVID-19. Likely daydreaming about cruises, casinos, and Caribbean islands. Take this quiz to find out which island you should visit FIRST, after quarantine ends. 

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What Slot Machine Are You?

If you were a slot machine, which one would you be? Use Comped Travel’s HIGHLY scientific quiz to find out!

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Top 5 Video Slot Jackpots Of the Week – March 29, 2020

Hello & Welcome to Comped Travel’s Top 5 Slot Video Jackpots Of The Week – March 29, 2020. Each week we scour the internet and

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Vegas, before Vegas…

Top O’ Hill casino in Arlington Texas is considered the “Vegas before Vegas.” This underground casino would clear $250,000-$500,000 per weekend in the 1930s and

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The Evolution of Gambling and Casinos

Casinos are a huge source of entertainment today, but where did it all begin? Although, the precise origin of gambling is not known, there are

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The History and Evolution of Slot Machines

URComped CEO Craig Shacklett sits down with the director of the Center of Gaming Research at UNLV, Dr. David Schwartz to discuss how slot machines

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Meaning behind the name “Caesars Palace”

Craig Shacklett sits down with Dr. David Schwartz to talk about Caesars Palace and other big names on the strip and what their names mean.

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The History of Baccarat

The beginnings of Baccarat [bah-kuh-rah] are hard to determine due to its popularity and variations.  The three main variations are Chemin de Fer, Banque, and Punto