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January 5, 2009

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January 5, 2009

arrowJerry Stickman: More on buy bets and craps etiquette

More on buy bets and craps etiquette
A Casino City Times reader returning from a trip to Las Vegas takes issue with Stickman about a previously discussed strategy and wonders how to handle it when your chip stack is knocked over by an errant shooter.  read more
 

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ESPN sets broadcast date for World Series of Poker Europe

Beginning Sunday, Feb. 1, ESPN will broadcast eight hours of original content from the WSOP Europe Main Event that took place in London in October and featured a final table that lasted a record-breaking 19 hours. The network will also unveil a Mobile Hole Card Camera during the broadcasts, allowing viewers to see the hole cards from key hands at the outer tables in addition to the featured table.  read more
ESPN sets broadcast date for World Series of Poker Europe
 

CASINO News

CASINO

Study: Gambling industry struggles to continue

The gambling industry will deal with an "unprecedented economic downturn" in the coming year and will be forced to eliminate even more jobs, according to independent research firm Spectrum Gaming Group.  read more

Recreational bettors staying away from Las Vegas

The economy is forcing recreational bettors to stay home and limit their spending, which subsequently reduces the casinos' winnings.  read more

Construction firm wins bulk of appeals in Monte Carlo fire case

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration Review Board overturned eight of the nine violations Union Erectors had been cited for.  read more

Washington tribe opens expanded casino

The Angel of the Winds Casino in Arlington unveiled its newly expanded gaming venue, which tripled its size following a year-long project.  read more

Black Gaming names new CEO

Randy Black Sr. has given up some operational control of his struggling Mesquite casino company and named Anthony Toti as his new CEO.  read more

Alabama governor clashes with mayor over bingo machines

Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford is opposing Gov. Bob Riley's plan to crack down on electronic bingo machines, stating his city needs the revenue.  read more

SLOTS News

SLOTS

Table Mountain player rings in 2009 with $47k

A Table Mountain Casino Club member from Fresno, Calif. saw his favorite quarter slot machine pay off with a Massive Cash Jackpot of $47,328.85 on New Year's Eve.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life believes that you can be as vocal as you want when playing the online slots. But when you head to the movie theater, be sure to keep it down.  read more

Casino winner gives back after hitting jackpot

A couple that won a $10,000 jackpot from Viejas Casino in California decided to take part of their winnings to buy toys and donate them to the Salvation Army.  read more

Slot machines heat up at California casino

Eight jackpots worth a total of more than $730,000 were awarded in the last 10 days at the Spa Resort Casino in Palm Springs, Calif.  read more

POKER News

POKER

North Dakota poker championship thriving

The N.D. Texas Hold'em Poker Championship is the fourth-largest event of its kind outside of Las Vegas with more than 1,000 entrants from all over the world competing for $100,000 in total payouts.  read more

New South Wales rakes in $1.1 billion from poker machines

Pubs in the Australian state collected $1.1 billion, with each machine in Western Sydney taking in almost four times the annual average wage.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The Flamingo Hotel Casino in Las Vegas hosted a $50,000 beer pong tournament that featured 400 teams last week.
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