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May 21, 2012
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|May 21, 2012|
|Pilarski takes a look at the difference between live and video keno and does the math on the return from different video poker machines.
Featured StoryBoyd Gaming, half-owner and operator of the Borgata in Atlantic City (right), will spend $1.45 billion to acquire the assets of Peninsula Gaming, giving the Las Vegas-based company a presence in Kansas, Iowa and a significant expansion in Louisiana, the company announced last week.
|Dennis Hart, a retired Ford factory worker, won the $1 million grand prize playing Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus. Hart gave each of his three fellow players a $500 chip and generously tipped his dealer $20,000.
Ever since Ontario government officials suggested in March that Toronto was an ideal destination for a hotel-casino complex that could generate more than $1 billion in gaming revenues, casino company executives have updated their passports and pointed their corporate jets toward Canada.
Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd discuss Cleveland's new casino, the tax implications of staking agreements and welcome Bill Ordine from Philly Gambles to discuss a heartbreaking poker love story.
Illinois was the first state in the U.S. to sell lottery tickets online, and now, Illinois State Sen. John J. Cullerton wants to make it the first state to offer regulated online poker and casino games.
Aliante Station resort reported a first-quarter profit last week, which the property in North Las Vegas attributed to the success of its current marketing programs.
Station Casinos posted its best operating quarter in more than three years by earning $6.8 million on revenues of $318.2 million.
The company said its net income for the quarter was $4.1 million, compared with $3.4 million in the same quarter a year ago.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation announced this week it will change the name of FireLake Grand Casino to Grand Casino in an effort to differentiate business lines.
|The player from San Jose clinched her berth in the Eldorado event with a strong finish in a preliminary tournament. Players from Pennsylvania and Florida rounded out the top three.
The Tarzan Lord of the Jungle top progressive jackpot has hit 12 times paying out more than $3.6 million in top jackpot awards.
The Reel Life has lived in a dry town, and knows how annoying it can be to have to drive to the next town over to buy some beer, wine and spirits. But it's never driven us to buy black-market booze, and even if it did, we'd be certain to make sure that we weren't trying to buy it from a state trooper.
|The game is the company's second poker title; its first was Omaha Poker.
Jason Arasheben, also known as "Jason of Beverly Hills," has been charged with bringing bling to the bracelets that are awarded to winners of WSOP tournaments.
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- Under 256.5 in heads-up event
- The Big One to end in level 26-27
- A male player will cash in the Ladies Event
- $1,500 Ante-only will draw more than $1,500 H.O.R.S.E.
- Under 6,864.5 in the Main Event
- Buchanan to outcash Mercier, ElkY and Sands
- $5,000 Mixed Max to have a bigger prize pool than $2,500 Four-Handed
- Ferguson to outcash Lederer
- Esfandiari to outcash Laak
- Will be a multiple bracelet winner