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December 21, 2015
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|December 21, 2015|
|Scoblete explains why a card counter and a basic strategy player should sit at vastly different tables, taking into account the rules, how many empty seats there are and how much the dealer talks.
By Gary TraskThe $50 million boutique hotel is located 15 minutes from Los Angeles and brings a new level of hospitality to one of the most revered poker venues in the U.S. Other recent news includes the opening of Elements Casino in Canada and the development of a new golf course at Island Resort & Casino in Michigan.
|The female driver was arrested near the Tuscany Hotel & Casino shortly after the crash that critically injured six people, Las Vegas police said.
For the first 8 minutes, 18 seconds of 2016, Las Vegas will be "On Top of the World" with eyes around the globe focused on a televised, $600,000 show launched from atop Strip resorts.
The son-in-law of the billionaire casino owner arranged the $140 million transaction on Adelson's behalf, sources confirmed last week.
In the convention and tourism business, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Rossi Ralenkotter is the industry's Charlie Hustle.
|The 2016 World Series of Poker will take place from May 31 through July 18 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The schedule includes Colossus II, a $7 million guaranteed event with a $565 buy-in.
Registration is open for the tournament series, held at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Hollywood, that will culminate with a WPT DeepStacks Main Event and carry a $1 million guarantee.
|The local resident won the highest progressive jackpot in Detroit history by playing the Wheel of Fortune slot machine and said she's going to Disney World and Cabo.
Two Polish tourists went to spend a day in an amusement park in Vienna, Austria, but got more of a thrill than they'd bargained for.
|Fallen Oak, The Preserve, Grand Bear and Dancing Rabbit's two courses earned distinction on the magazine's annual list of "America's Best Casino Courses."
The expansion will include indoor/open-air spaces and a glass-enclosed venue offering views of The Park and the new Las Vegas Arena.
The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians broke ground last week on a $285 million expansion of the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula.
During a celebration surrounding the opening of the $450 million, 400-room St. Regis hotel, Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson predicted the Macau gaming market will rebound in 2016.
The five-story hotel in Alabama features eight suites, an events center, a full-service salon, retail space and an infinity pool.
Did You Know?
In the 12 months through September, Australians lost AU$24.1 billion on gambling, an increase of 6% from 2014 and the equivalent of AU$1,000 per resident, according to a study by Global Betting and Gaming Consultants.
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