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March 28, 2011
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|March 28, 2011|
|Pilarski explains the more hands or spins a gambler plays per hour, the more his or her gambling funds are subjected to the razor-sharp edge of the house knife.
By Howard StutzPokerStars reached an agreement with Steve Wynn's (right) Wynn Resorts to work to secure legalized online poker in the U.S. Should legislation be passed, the two companies would seek a gaming license to jointly operate a regulated, U.S. online poker site called PokerStarsWynn.com.
|Supporters of a bill that would regulate online poker in Nevada claim licensing would have a $1.8 billion economic impact. However, the state's largest casino operators want Nevada to wait for the federal government to act on Internet poker.
South Point owner Michael Gaughan said the Nevada Legislature should pass a bill that would adopt regulations for online poker.
A player at the Lake of the Torches Resort Casino won $23,744 when his Aces full of Jacks was bested by four eights.
The Everest Poker ONE tournament will take place in Monaco from April 21-24, and online qualifiers are now open.
Viktor “Isildur1” Blom won $150,000 off Daniel Negreanu in just over four hours of play in the latest SuperStar Showdown.
Jukka Koskela topped a field of 309 and took home €72,615 after winning the second European Masters of Poker season III title.
|Michael Washam won $1,185,286 while playing the Indiana Jones 3-D MegaJackpot penny slot machine at Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant.
The Trump Taj Mahal and Trump Plaza in Atlantic City announced the arrival of over 700 games, including Water Dragons, Majestic Wings and Jewels of India.
Four players at the Pala Casino Resort and Spa won a combined $100,000 on March 19 on various slot machines.
The Reel Life returns to Florida this week with the heartwarming story of a mother, her son and a convenience store robbery gone wrong.
|Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Dan Igo discuss Chris Moneymaker's return to prominence, witnessing the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament in Las Vegas and continue to discuss their respective brackets.
The decision to approve the business relationship of a state-licensed gaming company and a foreign-based Internet gaming operator is the first in the state.
The number of people who went to Las Vegas primarily to gamble dropped to 9 percent last year compared to 13 percent in 2009.
A gaming analyst says he doesn't believe a handful of bills that support different forms of casino gambling legalization in Texas will survive.
The Connecticut casino is running its second annual "Mass Appeal" promotion that includes celebrity appearances, gifts, food and shopping discounts.
Did You Know?
Eugene Katchalov is the latest member of Team PokerStars Pro. The 29-year-old Ukrainian-born pro, who is now based in New York, began wearing the PokerStars patch at the Russian Poker Series Kiev event on March 26.
Qualifiers for UEFA Euro 2012 continued this weekend, with teams around the continent looking to vault to the top of their groups. If you still have Euro fever, head to 888 Games and try out the "Make the Finals" simulation.> More Make the Finals Details
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Top-10 things that should make you go "hmmmm" after the PokerStars/Wynn partnership
- The big "What if..."
- The lobbying divide
- "Bad actors"
- Federal vs. state solution
- What's Full Tilt's strategy?
- The Reid effect
- Jobs and tax dollars
- Why now?
- Wynn's 180