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|Gaming expert John Grochowski does the math and explains why four to a royal is one of the best starting hands in video poker.
By Tim O'ReileyThis is the second time that the Las Vegas Sands, led by chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson (right), has lost its court case against the consultant who spent some time working on Las Vegas Sands' entry into Macau. The first time it lost, the company was ordered to pay Suen about $58 million including fees and interest. That verdict was overturned on appeal, and Las Vegas Sands is promising to appeal this judgment too.
|William Hill U.S. is evaluating its options after the Nevada Assembly voted 41-0 to ban betting kiosks in bars, taverns and other establishments with a restricted gaming license.
The FTC said the merger between the two Las Vegas-based regional casino operators "would reduce competition" in St. Louis and Lake Charles, La.
How the company, which has more than 50 casinos across the U.S. including four in Atlantic City, can service its debt, is the pressing concern.
In a lawsuit filed earlier this month in Clark County District Court, Cantor charged that William Hill had deliberately poached trade secrets and potential clients when it bought Brandywine Bookmaking in 2011.
Patricia Sheik won the Millionaire Maker drawing at Harrah's Resort. Robin Leach, who has seen his share of millionaires, presided over the proceedings.
Lewis Black will bring his "The Rant is Due" tour and signature comedic stylings to the Pala Casino Resort and Spa this fall.
|The lucky My Borgata cardholder hit the jackpot at 5:01 p.m. after busting out of a poker tournament.
The Reel Life isn't lazy. Really, we aren't. We're perfectly capable of going to the refrigerator and getting a cold beverage ourselves instead of yelling, "Beer me."
|Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd conduct their World Series of Poker fantasy draft, discuss the launch of WSOP.com and explore the politics behind Governor Andrew Cuomo's push for casinos in upstate New York.
Former Nevada congressman Jon Porter said that the gaming industry's lack of inclusiveness toward online gambling policy scuttled chances for a federal bill to regulate Internet poker.
Ultimate has dealt more than 2.25 million hands of poker since its launch. That's just games with players in Nevada. Potential players from all 50 states and 28 countries have opened Ultimate Poker accounts. And as other operators are learning, it's not easy.
Caesars Interactive Entertainment, which operates the World Series of Poker, informed gaming regulators of the error.
Bwin.party is moving forward with licensing in Nevada to operate Internet poker websites with MGM Resorts International and Boyd Gaming. But their main focus right now is New Jersey.
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Foxwoods is working with a New York real estate developer to try and bring a resort casino to the Catskills.
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Top-10 predictions for this year's World Series of Poker
- Main Event draws more than 7,000
- Woman will reach the Main Event final table
- No men will enter the Ladies Event
- One Drop High Roller event draws more than 200
- WSOP.com qualifier makes a final table
- No double bracelet winner
- Total attendance goes up
- Total prize pool goes down
- Little One for One Drop draws less than 500
- Attendance in "other" low buy-in NLH events drops