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September 10, 2007

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September 10, 2007

arrowLarry Edell: The secrets of qualifying a shooter

The secrets of qualifying a shooter
When you're playing craps, do you approach a table and put money down in the middle of a roll? After all, dice have no memory, so what difference could it make? Well, it makes a big difference. Craps pros first approach a table and see how all the players are doing. They also may wait one or two points to see which way the table is going.  read more
 

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Planet Hollywood Resort pushes back grand opening

Planet Hollywood Resort is pushing back its grand opening event seven weeks to Nov. 16-17 because of scheduling conflicts with celebrities and a movie premiere at the property. Co-owner Robert Earl said Wednesday the move merely involves scheduling, and there are no problems in construction or financing.  read more

Planet Hollywood Resort pushes back grand opening
 

CASINO News

CASINO

Jay-Z to open $20 million party lair

The last time Jay-Z was spotted at The Venetian was at the opening of Tao Beach, one of the upscale pool clubs that are the latest party trend in Las Vegas. Last week, the rapper was back at The Venetian to announce the opening of his own venue, a $20 million party lair called the 40/40 Club, scheduled to open in December at the Palazzo.  read more

PartyGaming powering ITV casinos

PartyGaming is providing ITV with branded online casino, poker, bingo, sports betting rooms. ITV is the largest commercial TV network in the U.K. The games can be accessed through ITV.com.  read more

Washington Indian casino breaks ground

The Kalispel Tribe of Indians broke ground last week for a $275 million destination resort that will include a 350-room hotel, casino, spa, a 2,300-seat special events venue, fine dining outlets and retail space.  read more

Sands, Wynn get boost from Macau

Interest in the growing Macau casino market fueled investors' actions regarding shares of two gaming operators during August. Las Vegas Sands Corp., which opened the $2.4 billion Venetian Macau last week, and Wynn Resorts Ltd., which reported better-than-expected earnings in early August, recorded double-digit increases in their average daily share prices during the month.  read more

PartyBingo.com launches new flash game

PartyBingo.com has fully launched the new flash version of their bingo platform, so members can play bingo on their web browser. In addition to the new flash game, PartyBingo.com has given its lounges and rooms a fresh look.  read more

SLOTS News

SLOTS

Fair Grounds opens slots facility

Fair Grounds Race Course is poised to enter a new era with the opening of a temporary slot-machine gaming facility at 10 a.m. Sept. 21, Fair Grounds President Randall Soth announced Monday. The opening is subject to the approval of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board.  read more

Labor Day proves to be lucky

A Los Angeles man who almost turned down a trip to Agua Caliente Casino on Labor Day weekend has more than $67,000 reasons to be happy he made the drive after all.  read more

Japanese player wins Space Ace jackpot

Everest Casino announced last week that a Japanese player had hit a jackpot while playing the online casino's acclaimed Space Ace video slot machine. The player won the $15,081.98 jackpot just one day after joining Everest Casino.  read more

The Reel Life

In this week's edition of the Reel Life, Nicola W. wins a monster jackpot in Deal or No Deal and Susan G. continues to win on Bodog.  read more

POKER News

POKER

German player wins WSOPE H.O.R.S.E. crown

Thomas "Buzzer" Bihl won the first World Series of Poker bracelet awarded outside the United States when he beat a star-studded field to capture the 2,500 pounds sterling H.O.R.S.E. championship at the inaugural World Series of Poker Euorpe.  read more

Italian player wins WSOPE Pot-Limit Omaha title

European players continued their dominance at the first annual World Series of Poker Europe as 23-year-old Dario Alioto of Palermo, Italy, won the Pot-Limit Omaha Championship.  read more

Full Tilt adds speedy deposit and withdrawal method

Full Tilt Poker has added Gatorpay to its list of deposit and withdrawal methods. Gatorpay is a prepaid phone card that works directly with your checking account. Players can load the card with money and then transfer it to Full Tilt. The card also allows members to withdraw cash from its phone card directly into bank accounts.  read more

Titan Poker searches for 'The Tournament Titan'

Titan Poker, the largest online poker room on the iPoker Network, is searching for the final two players to compete in its upcoming $1 million tournament - The Tournament Titan.  read more

Is it safe to play poker online?

Legal expert I. Nelson Rose says it is -- and he walks you through exactly why in this informative column.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The bar symbol used on modern slot machines is derived from a 1910 Bell Fruit Gum logo. Other fruit symbols came from different gum flavors.
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Swingers
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