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September 13, 2010

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September 13, 2010

arrowFrank Scoblete: Dice control and bouncy craps tables

Dice control and bouncy craps tables
Scoblete tells a reader that bouncy craps tables are beatable. Players must create a different throw than the traditional 45-degree angle that is used on standard tables. Players also have to throw softly -- as if they are trying to miss the back wall.  read more
 

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Casino operators try to beat the debt burden

Major casino operators like MGM Resorts International, Las Vegas Sands and Harrah's Entertainment have avoided bankruptcy, but still must deal with debt. The next steps for these operators will be dictated by the performance of various gaming jurisdictions through the end of the year, including Las Vegas and Macau.  read more
Casino operators try to beat the debt burden
 

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CASINO

Nevada gaming revenues drop 4.9 percent

Gaming revenues in Nevada fell 4.9 percent in July, the state's fifth consecutive monthly decline in the money casinos collected from gamblers.  read more

Strip gaming revenue sees very slight decline in July

All that separated the Strip's gaming revenue compared from July 2010 and July 2009 was a mere $12,000.  read more

Vegas visitor numbers jump 4.7 percent in July

Visitation into Las Vegas recorded its largest single-month percentage jump in almost five years during July.  read more

Luxor's casino floor under review in Vegas

The Luxor Casino on the Las Vegas Strip was ordered by the Clark County building division to vacate a section of its basement level.  read more

Golden Gaming OKs deal to manage four casinos

Golden Gaming Group has signed an agreement to manage four casinos for the Siegel Group, including the Gold Spike in downtown Las Vegas.  read more

Ellis to sell Trump Marina in Atlantic City

CB Richard Ellis' Global Gaming Group has been brought in by Trump Entertainment Resorts to sell the Trump Marina in Atlantic City.  read more

Harrah's ends bid for Kansas casino

Harrah's Entertainment told Kansas authorities it was dropping efforts to build a casino in Sumner County.  read more

Sands confident it can hold onto Macau sites

Las Vegas Sands doesn't believe Macau casino operator SJM Holdings will be able to wrest control of two of the company's development sites.  read more

SLOTS News

SLOTS

Slot makers gloomy before G2E

Nevada slot machine sales didn't turn into the revenue-boosting bonanza state gaming equipment manufacturers anticipated going into the year.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life admits we aren't huge fans of Jennifer Lopez. That's why we'll never get into the sort of hot water a Florida man got into last week.  read more

POKER News

POKER

The Gang talks poker, NFL

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss Florida poker with Big Dave Lemmon, Cake Poker's deal with Indian tribes, a controversial hand in the WSOP and kick off the NFL season by making picks on every game.  read more

Group to supply legal online poker to Indian casinos

Atlantis Internet Group has signed an agreement with Cake Gaming to allow patrons in tribal casinos in more than 30 states to play poker online.  read more

PokerStars releases NAPT Los Angeles schedule

The PokerStars North American Poker Tour will visit the world-famous Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles starting Nov. 8.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Stanley Ho's SJM Holdings controls nearly 32 percent of Macau's gaming revenues, with Las Vegas Sands controlling 30 percent and Wynn Resorts controlling 16 percent.
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