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September 29, 2014

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September 29, 2014

arrowFrank Scoblete: Match play methods and the 5-count

Match play methods and the 5-count
One of Frank Scoblete's readers reveals his strategy for netting a guaranteed win using match play coupons, but the gaming guru explains that, while the method surely does produce a short-term win, it is less profitable than other methods in the long run.  read more
 

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A sad, but necessary farewell to Suffolk Downs

Casino City's Aaron Todd shares his thoughts from his first visit to Suffolk Downs, as the New England institution prepares to shut down live racing for good.  read more
A sad, but necessary farewell to Suffolk Downs
 

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CASINO

Boston casino not yet a clear Wynn

Saying the Las Vegas-based company isn't well liked in Boston or in surrounding communities is an understatement. The award to Wynn could drive some of those angry voters to the polls Nov. 4 to vote to repeal the Massachusetts casino law.  read more

Boyd Gaming launches sports wagering app

B Connected Sports is now available as a mobile app on iOS and Android devices, allowing customers in Nevada to bet on sports.  read more

Macau mired in cold streak

Gaming analyst Cameron McKnight told investors Macau could see another six months to a year of declining gaming revenue, in part because of Chinese government maneuvers, economic uncertainty and market pressuring factors.  read more

Nevada gaming revenues down; baccarat revenue slips

Statewide, Nevada gaming revenue fell 3.7 percent in August, ending five straight months of increases.  read more

Reyes expanding the Las Vegas gay tourism market

Mya Reyes, president of the Las Vegas Gay Visitors Bureau, founded a New Year's event called Evolve Vegas NYE, a massive three-day New Year's Eve celebration for gay men from 30 countries in mainstream resorts on the Strip.  read more

Gaming regulators OK ownership change, talk medical marijuana

The Nevada Gaming Commission approved an ownership change in the Mountain View Casino in Pahrump. But the discussion was more about medical marijuana.  read more

Appeals court reinstates gambler's lawsuit with Wynn

The decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a previous ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Phil Pro of Las Vegas that dismissed the case.  read more

MGM Resorts selects president for Park Holdings

Don Thrasher was most recently president of Circus Circus Las Vegas.  read more

SLOTS News

SLOTS

IGT, GTECH amend part of merger agreement

The amendments cover how shareholders of IGT will be paid. The aggregate amount of stock and cash was unchanged, IGT and Italy-based GTECH said in a statement.  read more

The Reel Life: Robot butler edition

If robots are going to take over the world, they might as well do some chores around here.  read more

POKER News

POKER

Casino City Gang: Ultimate's exit

The Gang discusses Ultimate Gaming's departure from New Jersey, Aaron and Dan's trip to Suffolk Downs, and the latest on Mike Matusow's prop bet debt with Ted Forrest.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Ultimate Gaming ranked last in revenue among New Jersey's six online gaming operations, taking in $4.9 million from customers so far this year.
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