About the Author
Steve Bourie is the author of the American Casino Guide, the most comprehensive publication available for information on any U.S. casino/resort, riverboat or Indian casino. His guide has been published annually since 1992 and it is now the #1 bestselling book in the U.S. on the subject of casino gambling and travel.
It provides detailed listings on more than 700 casinos in 41 states; information on how casinos differ from state-to-state; how slot and video poker machines work; which games offer the best odds; and comprehensive stories on blackjack, craps, roulette and baccarat. It even provides actual slot machine payback percentages for every state's casinos.
Steve has more than 40 years of experience in the gambling industry and is a former marketing executive at a South Florida gambling facility. His casino travel articles have appeared in Fortune, Bestfares.com and the inflight magazines for Spirit Airlines and Continental Connection. He has also written numerous articles for gaming magazines, including Chance, Double Down, and The Gambler, Canada's largest circulation gaming magazine. Steve was also a contributing author to The Experts Guide to Casino Games from Carol Publishing Group.
Steve is an experienced speaker on casinos and/or gambling. He has been a guest on hundreds of radio talk shows and he formerly hosted his own one-hour South Florida Gaming Show on a local South Florida radio station. Steve has also made numerous television appearances including MSNBC, CNNFN, WTVJ (NBC affiliate), WPLG (ABC affiliate), WSVN (FOX affiliate), WFOR (CBS affiliate), KABC (ABC affiliate in Los Angeles), Steve Crowley's nationally syndicated Money Report and numerous cable TV shows.