E-319: Saki Sampler; Davidoff Art Series 2016; 4 Types of Casino Patrons

We drink Saki this week! That’s a rarity for the VLO Boys. See if you agree with our assessments of three different types of Saki in the sampler pack, Tony bought. Next, Tony will discuss the Davidoff Art Series 2016 cigar, while Jason discusses the value of boutique, off-brand smokes. Finally, we pull the curtain back and share with you the 4-types of patrons in the casino!

E-318: La Louisiane; AF Rosado Sun Grown; Pinar del Rio Liga Cubana #5; Pari-Mutuel Betting in NV; Gun Lake Casino Expansion

Launch your weekly voyage into the manly vices with the La Lousiane cocktail. Sip it while Tony praises the Arturo Fuente Rosado Sun Grown cigar and Jason vilifies the Pinar del Rio Liga Cubana No. 5. Then learn about the proposed Nevada legislation to confirm the legalization of pari-mutuel betting for e-sports and whatnot. Finally: You’ll be updated on the expansion of the Gun Lake Casino, the tribal casino closest to Jason’s home in lovely Grand Rapids, Mich.

Podcast 315: 1835 Texas Bourbon; Don Diego Privada No. 2; Las Vegas Raiders; 360Vegas Vacation 4

Happy Easter! When you’ve had your fill of chocolate, pivot to the tasty 1835 Texas bourbon graciously sent to us by listener Danny Z — and pair it, perhaps, with a solid Don Diego Privada No. 2. After you’ve digested those reviews, you’ll hear your gurus of gamblin’ pontificate about a couple of Vegas-related things (the Raiders move, resort fees, 360Vegas Vacation IV). Can’t miss!

Podcast 314: Tips for Flaming Cocktails; Laranja Reserva; Inch by EP Carillo; Gambling in Trumpcare

In this shorter and slightly less focused episode, Jason and Tony begin with seven tips for managing flaming cocktails. Then Tony discusses the Laranja Reserva cigar, followed by Jason’s review of the Inch by E.P. Carillo. Then your patriarchs of podcasting pontificate peerlessly about protections for psychological problems in the PPACA — and how they might change for gamblers under Trumpcare.

Podcast 313: Jack Daniels Sampler; Michigan Wine Shipments; Davidoff Signature; Eastern Standard Euro; Making Las Vegas

Jason and Tony take a quick tour of three Jack Daniels whiskeys before sharing the tale of how the U.S. Supreme Court got into the middle of Michigan’s domestic wine industry. Then Tony reviews the Davidoff Signature Toro and Jason tries to remember the Eastern Standard Euro Express. Finally, your viceroys of vice dive into a recent UNLV paper about the making of Las Vegas as a new chapter in gaming history. Oh, and a double-buttload of bloopers at the end.