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June 25, 2012

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June 25, 2012

arrowFrank Scoblete: Place betting versus pass and come betting

Place betting versus pass and come betting
Scoblete wades into what he calls the one craps debate that "has actual merit" and compares placing bets on box numbers to pass line bets with odds.  read more
 

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Topping: Nevada sportsbooks will be branded William Hill

William Hill is officially licensed to operate in Nevada. The company received its license Thursday. And after it did, William Hill's CEO Ralph Topping spoke with Casino City's Vin Narayanan in a wide-ranging interview where he explained why the Leroy's, Lucky's and Club Cal Neva sportsbooks will become William Hill sportsbooks, what bettors can expect from William Hill, and why Steve Wynn can sleep easy.  read more
Topping: Nevada sportsbooks will be branded William Hill
 

CASINO News

CASINO

Bally, IGT get interactive gaming licenses

The two slots giants were the first to receive a Nevada license to supply online gambling technology to potential operators.  read more

Supreme Court decision could have wide-ranging effect

Last week's decision in the Gun Lake Casino case could make it more difficult to fund tribal casino projects or delay projects until the matter is settled.  read more

Regulators approve William Hill's Nevada gaming license

The company will control 55 percent of the Nevada sportsbook market, less than 11 percent of total revenues and less than 1 percent of total gaming revenues.  read more

Las Vegas airport embraces spacious new terminal

When the $2.4 billion Terminal 3 opens Wednesday, McCarran will finally have caught up and -- for now -- even overshot the mark.  read more

Nevada outsources testing to GLI, BMM

The move by gaming regulators to have independent testing labs certify gambling equipment could result in new technology reaching casino floors more quickly.  read more

Cantor Fitzgerald seeks gaming license in Macau

Cantor Fitzgerald, which owns Cantor Gaming, operates seven sports books in Nevada and wants a piece of the lucrative Macau market.  read more

Snoqualmie player wins $1,045,270

A lucky player was awarded a Gold Series top progressive prize of $1,045,270 while playing the Rocket's Gold Cup stepper game  read more

Trump Taj Mahal promises summer thrills in Atlantic City

The I.FLY Trapeze School and Free XtreMe TrAMPoLiNe Boardwalk show will be held at Trump Taj Mahal July 6-September 2.  read more

SLOTS News

SLOTS

Casino claims its slot revenue is highest in U.S.

Resorts World Casino New York says it generates the most revenue per slot in the nation. A Las Vegas reporter says not so fast, my friend.  read more

Michael Jackson King of Pop slot hits Fantasy Springs

The Michael Jackson King of Pop game created by Bally Technologies is the first slot to feature Michael Jackson and his unforgettable music.  read more

The Reel Life: Thai painting edition

The Reel Life likes talent shows. But this weekend's Thailand's Got Talent (no, we don't speak Thai) has us wondering how Howard Stern would have handled this contestant, and whether someone is going to hit the Mega Moolah progressive.  read more

POKER News

POKER

Fertitta Interactive launches Ultimate Gaming; Facebook poker client

Ultimate Gaming, a real-money and social online gaming business the owners of Station Casinos have built, debuted its Ultimate Poker Facebook game last week.  read more

Casino City Gang -- Now that's marketing edition

The Gang discusses UEFA's controversial response to Paddy Power's guerrilla marketing efforts at Euro 2012, the new online poker room coming to Facebook and its interesting marketing campaign and the slight decline in entrants at this year's World Series of Poker.  read more

Baker wins $10K Eight-Game Mix title

David Baker beat his good friend Greg Mueller heads up to win his first World Series of Poker bracelet and $271,312.  read more

Tryba wins WSOP Mixed Hold'em event

Tryba hit a straight flush on the final hand of the $2,500 Mixed Limit Hold'em event to win a WSOP gold bracelet and $210,107.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
With casino gambling in Ohio still only a few weeks old, the state is already preparing to lay its first charges of cheating. Penalties include prison time and fines.
– The Plain Dealer
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