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February 17, 2014
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|February 17, 2014|
|Gaming guru John Grochowski gives slot players a few crucial tips, like staying within a budget and not expecting a great return.
By Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan PodheiserCasino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Podheiser discuss the newly released World Series of Poker schedule, Sheldon Adelson's coalition to stop online gaming picking up steam and Phil Galfond's response to Joe Hachem's thoughts about new school players.
|The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, which is financially backed by Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson, has gained support from 39 faith-based and conservative organizations.
The paid representatives from the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling believe a "timeout" should be taken on Internet wagering expansion and Congress needs to restore a federal online gaming ban.
Pinnacle CEO Anthony Sanfilippo has seen his company double in size since it acquired rival Ameristar Casinos for $2.8 billion in 2013.
Caesars acquired Pacific Interactive, which owns the slot machine-style, free-play application House of Fun.
Wynn executives have sold thousands of shares this month as with its stock trading at a near 52-week high; analysts are now examining their ratings and price targets again.
Parking will be provided in the CityCenter employee garage, New York-New York garage, surface parking designated at the Excalibur and a small surface parking lot south of the venue.
Ross has led Affinity since the Las Vegas-based company was founded in December 2010.
Patricia Becker, along with former Las Vegas Mayor and current Caesars executive Jan Jones and Wynn director Elaine Wynn, will take part in the "Women in Gaming" panel discussion Feb. 19.
|The 45th annual World Series of Poker will feature 65 events, including the Main Event, in which a minimum of $10 million will be guaranteed to the winner.
The Venice, Fla., native took home more than $270,000 for the win.
Olivier Busquet reminds us why Valentine's Day matters, even if you disagree, and Phil Galfond tries to bridge the gap between the young and old.
|A Peppermill employee was caught using a common slot machine "reset" key on games operated by competing Northern Nevada casinos to steal proprietary information.
Molson has provided a special beer fridge to the Canadian Olympic team that can only be opened by Canadians. It must be nice, eh?
Did You Know?
Wagers made via mobile and tablets on casino and poker websites are expected to reach $62 billion globally by 2018, according to a report by Juniper Research.
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Top-10 things to look forward to at this year's WSOP
- Main Event
- Big One for One Drop
- $1,500/$10,000 event split
- $1,500 Monster Stack
- Poker Players Championship
- $1,500 Dealer's Choice Six Handed
- $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Eight Handed
- Millionaire Maker
- $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
- $25,000 Mixed Max No-Limit Hold'em