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June 28, 2010
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|June 28, 2010|
|Krigman takes a closer look at how the house edge is calculated in roulette and explains the math behind the different bets.
By Howard StutzPoker superstar Phil Ivey won the $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. event, topping a field of 478 entries to win $329,840 and his eighth World Series of Poker title. He is now tied with Erik Seidel for fifth place on the all-time WSOP wins list, trailing only Phil Hellmuth, Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan and the late Johnny Moss.
|Atlantic City is in danger of being surpassed by other jurisdictions, if not this year then in 2011, unless a recovery plan is found.
The President Casino, which had been scheduled to close on Tuesday, was shuttered five days early due to prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River.
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians, which had been pushing for regulated online poker, rejected a proposal from state Sen. Roderick Wright that would regulate the game in California.
Moody's Investors Service said the overall credit conditions for the casino market will neither erode nor improve materially during the year.
A gaming analyst said he's concerned about casino operations in Louisiana and Mississippi in the wake of the nearly two-month-old BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Mississippi coastal region features numerous golf and gaming options as well as summer activities for all ages.
|The Gang covers the World Series of Poker, makes predictions on how many bracelets Phil Ivey and Phil Hellmuth will win in their careers and picks World Cup winners.
Last year, eight days after his own wedding, Matt Matros was in Las Vegas trying to win a World Series of Poker bracelet, and his wife was back home in New York. This year, the author won $189,870 and his first gold bracelet.
Two poker players earned a WSOP trip by combining tattoos and promises to marry a stranger into one crazy last longer bet.
Frank Kassela captured the $2,500 Seven-Card Razz event just two weeks after winning the Seven-Card Stud High-Low Split championship.
Scott Montgomery, a member of the 2008 November Nine, won a $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em event on Wednesday, earning $481,760.
|Last week The Reel Life said it was doubtful we'd find a story as bizarre as one involving mooning, puppies, bulldozers and the Hell's Angels. Well, we might have found one.
Spotlight 29 Casino has installed 12 new penny slot machines to its gaming floor and now offers the most penny slots in the Coachella Valley.
Did You Know?
In 2009, 115 countries participated in the World Series of Poker. By comparison, 82 countries participated in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
The United States men's soccer team advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup in dramatic fashion. What better way to celebrate the red, white and blue than by going to Bodog Casino and playing the "Sevens and Stripes" slot game?> More Sevens and Stripes Details
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