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December 24, 2012
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|December 24, 2012|
|Splitting eights against 10s in blackjack is one of those blackjack axioms that many players practice, but don't necessarily understand. Gaming expert Al Krigman explains the rationale.
By Vin Narayanan and Aaron ToddCasino City's Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd are joined by noted advantage gambler Bill Krackomberger (aka "The Krackman"), who gives them the lowdown on sports betting in Las Vegas, including what will get you banned from making bets at the sportsbook.
|Las Vegas has never quite figured out what to do with Santa and friends and shown little interest in trying.
Wynn Resorts confirmed Friday that it had executed a two-year option agreement to buy 30 acres of land near Boston to build a resort casino.
During the licensing process for Caesars Interactive, Nevada's top regulator played at both WSOP free poker site and Playtika's Slotomania.
MGM Resorts, which has more than $13 billion in long-term debt, said it entered into a $4 billion amended credit agreement, issued $1.25 billion in new debt and retired older debt.
As of October, the last month for which statistics are available, 33.58 million visitors had come to the city this year.
Caesars, Harrah's, Bally's and Showboat are helping music and foodie fans celebrate in style with concert and restaurant packages.
Renovations of the 2,543-room hotel-casino began recently, and the changes are expected to be completed by late 2013.
The company said last week it expects to allow customers at Torrey Pines Pub to place mobile bets within 30 days.
Warm white LED lighting by Lumenpulse turns the historic building from "A Christmas Story" into the coolest destination in town.
|A gambler wishing to remain anonymous hit the statewide Megabucks slot machine jackpot, totaling more than $17.3 million, last weekend at M Resort.
The Reel Life is happy to report that we've never run out of gas, even though we've driven our fair share of miles with the fuel gauge setting on empty. But even if we had been faced with an empty tank, we wouldn't break into someone else's house, raid the freezer and play with their cat.
|Howard Lederer agreed to a settlement with the U.S. government, which includes money-laundering penalties of $1.25 million and $168,000, for his role with online poker room Full Tilt Poker, though he did not admit to any wrongdoing.
Tournament officials announced last week the seventh annual event will take place Oct. 11-24 in the lakefront Casino Barrière d'Enghien-les-Bains in greater Paris.
All proceeds of the $3,000 guaranteed tournament will be donated to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy victims.
Did You Know?
Pinnacle Entertainment is buying Ameristar Casinos for about $900 million, according to a Bloomberg report.
Paddy Power Casino's Santa Surprise is a five-reel, 20-payline video slot with classic holiday trappings, including symbols such as stockings, Santa, candles, wreaths and Christmas trees. The game also features a bonus round, wilds and a scatter symbol that awards free spins.> More Santa Surprise Details
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