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July 25, 2011
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|July 25, 2011|
|Grochowski says a roulette wheel with three zeros increases the house advantage. A no-zero wheel would be an even game with no house edge. Of course, no one running a game would allow that to happen.
By Vin NarayananThis year's World Series of Poker Main Event final table will have a European flair, with five players from the Continent reaching the November Nine. The five Europeans are joined by three Americans, including WSOP Player of the Year leader Ben Lamb, and one player from Belize.
|Vin Narayanan and special guest BJ Nemeth join Aaron Todd and Dan Igo live from Las Vegas, where they witnessed the World Series of Poker play down from 6,865 players to the November Nine.
Wynn Las Vegas is accepting wagers on the World Series of Poker Main Event final table, which kicks off on Nov. 5.
The 10 "live" broadcasts of the World Series of Poker Main Event on ESPN2 averaged a 0.4 household coverage rating.
Erick Lindgren and David Bach saw their efforts to win their first WSOP Main Event bracelets fall last week while a 20-million-chip pot propelled a little-known Ukrainian into the chip lead.
Dennis Phillips, a member of the original November Nine, has made the most of the "golden opportunity" he received in the 2008 Main Event.
The eighth season of the WSOP Circuit features several exciting enhancements, all leading to the most dramatic conclusion of any season played so far.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and minority whip Jon Kyl have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to reiterate its position that federal law prohibits gambling over the Internet.
|Bally Technologies' system will connect roughly 1,500 slot machines at the rebranded Golden Nugget Atlantic City, which was formerly known as the Trump Marina.
It has been a busy week for slot winners, so The Reel Life is happy to offer our fans a recap of all the big paydays.
|Former MGM executive Terry Lanni, who died of cancer on July 14, was remembered at memorial service Friday in South Pasadena, Calif.
Penn National Gaming said the M Resort generated $5.6 million in cash flow for the quarter, which is 24 percent higher than the same quarter a year ago.
A lawsuit filed by competitor Sunset Station has delayed plans to renovate and reopen the Roadhouse casino in Henderson.
MGM Resorts wants to have 48 months to sell its 50 percent stake in the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City.
Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson, the Blue Man Group and celebrity chef Charlie Palmer are the 2011 inductees to the Gaming Hall of Fame.
Wynn Resorts reported double-digit increases in revenues across the board that helped the company more than double its second-quarter profit.
Did You Know?
Nearly 75 percent of Illinois politicians who voted on major gambling expansion in the state received campaign contributions from gaming interests in the last 18 months, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune.
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Vin's top-10 World Series of Poker observations
- Poker momentum is real
- The Euros are coming
- It's a young man's game
- Aggressive play here to stay
- Good summer for TV's "live" poker
- The WSOP is in good shape
- Bad summer for Team Full Tilt
- Phil Hellmuth is really good
- Depth among women improved
- TV tables are not "fan friendly"