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July 4, 2011

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July 4, 2011

arrowJohn Grochowski: Video poker takes some skill

Video poker takes some skill
Grochowski says that video poker is a game of chance with strong elements of skill. Your choices in drawing and discarding cards can make a real difference on how much you win and lose in the game.  read more
 

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Men crashing the WSOP ladies event deserve all the boos they get

The crowds gathered in the Amazon Room at the WSOP this weekend weren't watching the best players in the world play in the $50,000 Player's Championship. Instead, they were jeering a man that made a deep run in the $1,000 Ladies tournament. And Casino City's Vin Narayanan argues their efforts and derision were right on the money.  read more
Men crashing the WSOP ladies event deserve all the boos they get
 

POKER News

POKER

Casino City Gang: WSOP fireworks edition

Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd report live from Las Vegas about Doyle Brunson possibly skipping the WSOP Main Event, jeer men playing in the WSOP Ladies tournament, discuss the WSOP Player's Championship and A-Rod possibly playing high-stakes poker.  read more

Youth being served at WSOP $50K event

Younger players, like Ben Lamb, are proving they have the chops to play in mixed game events against the best players in the world in the $50,000 Poker Player's Championship at the World Series of Poker.  read more

WSOP Poker Player's Championship bigger, but quieter

While the atmosphere was subdued compared to previous years, the uptick in attendance in the $50,000 Poker Player's Championship at the World Series of Poker spelled Day 1 success for the big buy-in, pro-laden field.  read more

Casino City Gang: Down goes Full Tilt

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss Full Tilt Poker's fall from grace, new poker legislation being discussed in Washington, another WSOP update and make their best bets.  read more

Alderney suspends Full Tilt Poker's license

The Alderney Gambling Control Commission issued an order for Full Tilt Poker to suspend all operations immediately, putting the future of the poker room in doubt.  read more

Barton introduces online poker bill

A bi-partisan group of legislators led by Rep. Joe Barton has introduced a bill that will regulate online poker in the United States.  read more

Report: European investors agree to purchase Full Tilt

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that a group of European investors are poised to rescue Full Tilt Poker.  read more

No drop in this year's WSOP

The World Series of Poker is on track to shatter several all-time records despite concerns of a drop in participation due to Black Friday.  read more

WSOP hits homestretch with more satellites

The World Series of Poker is holding non-stop mega satellites for the Main Event beginning on July 4.  read more

Paddy Power Poker releases official Irish Winter Festival

The poker festival will take place over the October Bank Holiday weekend at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin.  read more

CASINO News

CASINO

Former NBA star pleads guilty to debt charge

Antoine Walker pleaded guilty to one felony count of passing a bad check stemming from his failure to repay about $1 million in gambling debts he owed to three Vegas casinos.  read more

Full House Resorts to run Lake Tahoe casino

Full House Resorts has signed a deal to lease the Grand Lodge Casino at the Hyatt Regency in Lake Tahoe.  read more

Wayne Newton to perform at Minnesota casino

Mr. Las Vegas himself will perform at Treasure Island Resort and Casino on July 24, with tickets starting at $30.  read more

SLOTS News

SLOTS

Man scoops major jackpots at California casino

A lucky man hit a string of jackpots at Red Hawk Casino and took home over $440,000 in just one day.  read more

Restrictions to be lifted on Nevada machine certification

Existing laws will be replaced by regulations allowing independent laboratories to verify the functionality and fairness of all new games.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life has been quite busy the keeping up with the latest happenings in the online slots world, so this week we're offering you stories on a brand new slot machine and a very happy father.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The prize pool in the World Series of Poker cracked the $100 million mark Thursday, which puts this year's Series on a money pace that is 6.7 percent higher than the 2010 Series.
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