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January 18, 2016
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|January 18, 2016|
|Frank Scoblete offers a remembrance of his friend Don Catlin, a longtime Casino City contributor, who passed away earlier this month.
By Gary Trask"The Beau" further glamorized its High Limit salon, moved its renowned poker room to the west end of the casino and transformed the former poker room into an expanded smoke-free area with new slots, increasing the number of machines at the property by 30%.
|MGM Resorts will break from a long-standing Las Vegas tradition and begin charging customers to park at the company's Strip resorts as part of a $90 million strategy to "expand and enhance" the company's parking infrastructure. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Mark Thomas Georgantas told investors he had a guaranteed system to beat casinos in baccarat, blackjack, craps and roulette. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
On Friday, Jan. 15, famed local artist Jerry Misko will open an exhibit of his edition prints and one-of-a-kind paintings of nostalgic Las Vegas neon signs in the Las Vegas Club Gallery.
|A compact between the Seminole Indian Tribe and Florida Governor Rick Scott looks like a win for both sides, but it still needs to be approved by state lawmakers. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has granted certification to Galaxy Gaming to offer its products to casinos in Pennsylvania.
All entries received from Nov. 30, 2015, until Friday, Feb. 26, will be eligible.
Frances Solis, an Indio, California resident, won the casino's $150,000 Winter Wonderland BMW X5 Giveaway.
|Players who had money on the daily fantasy sports site FantasyUp can kiss it goodbye, as the site shut down operations and will not pay players the balances in their accounts.
In an interview with Yahoo Finance's Daniel Roberts, DraftKings' first Chief Marketing Officer Janet Holian says the company may have gone a little overboard with its advertising strategy last fall and that it anticipates featuring New England Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski more on a national level. (Yahoo Finance)
Loading up on Carolina was a risk-reward proposition for Casino City's Dan Podheiser; Greg Olsen and the Panthers' defense came through, but Cam Newton and Ted Ginn's less-than-stellar performances from a fantasy perspective ended Dan's streak of four consecutive cashes.
|Notable team managers include 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Chris Moneymaker and four-time WSOP bracelet winner Max Pescatori.
The $300,000 buy-in event will be capped at 49 players and will run from May 29-June 1 at Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
|Tickets for Newton-John's March 25 performance will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 22.
The Philadelphia casino invites local competitive eaters to try to earn their way into the "prestigious" event on Feb. 5.
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The World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event at Choctaw Durant drew the third-largest field in WSOP Circuit history with 1,565 entries. The winner will take home $393,188.
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