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September 6, 2010

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September 6, 2010

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Payment in installments or lump sum?
Pilarski says the majority of slot machines, like Megabucks and Wheel of Fortune, are "annuity games" where you do not receive your total winnings up front but are paid in annual installments.  read more
 

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G2E moving to October starting next year

The Global Gaming Expo, the world's biggest gaming trade show and conference, is moving to October starting in 2011. The show is also leaving the Las Vegas Convention Center for the Sands Expo and Convention Center (right). AGA President Frank Fahrenkopf says the calendar shift is permanent.  read more
G2E moving to October starting next year
 

CASINO News

CASINO

The Gang covers HOF, Reid and Gettysburg

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss the recent Poker Hall of Fame nominees, Harry Reid's possible support of regulated online poker, the possibility of a casino in Gettysburg and make their best bets.  read more

Global, non-Vegas casino operators lift August index

Companies with large casino holdings outside of the U.S. and regional gaming operators were the darlings of the investment community in August.  read more

Fahrenkopf says gaming is backing Harry Reid in Nevada

American Gaming Association President Frank Fahrenkopf Jr. is backing the re-election of Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.  read more

Vegas sportsbooks accept wagers via Blackberry

Leroy's Race and Sports Books has launched an application for BlackBerry users that turns their smartphones into mobile wagering devices.  read more

Wynn breaks ties with nightclub mogul after Hilton arrest

Wynn Las Vegas says it has cut ties with Cy Waits after he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence with Paris Hilton.  read more

Isle of Capri Casinos looks to re-enter Nevada

The Nevada Gaming Control Board recommended gaming license approval for St. Louis-based Isle of Capri Casinos on Wednesday.  read more

Sands attorney says businessman did "nothing" in Macau

An attorney representing Las Vegas Sands told the Nevada Supreme Court a Hong Kong businessman "did virtually nothing" to help the company win a Macau license.  read more

The Allman Brothers Band returning to Atlantic City

The Allman Brothers Band will perform in the Mark G. Etess Arena on Nov. 13 at the Trump Taj Mahal.  read more

Atlantic City casino hosting "La Rumba Latin Nights"

Resorts Casino Hotel will present "La Rumba Latin Nights," at its award-winning dance club Boogie Nights starting Sept. 15.  read more

San Diego casino wins two awards

Viejas Casino has been voted "Best Local Casino" and the casino with the "Loosest Slots in the 2010 San Diego Best Contest.  read more

California casino kicks off month with car giveaway

Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella has a full slate of promotions in September and will kick the month off by giving away a brand new car.  read more

POKER News

POKER

Poker Hall of Fame nominees announced

After accepting online nominations for the last two months, the Poker Hall of Fame has announced the top-10 nominees for induction into the Hall in 2010.  read more

PKR offering new breed of poker festival

PKR is teaming up with The Fox Poker Club to present the "London Calling" poker festival in October and November.  read more

SLOTS News

SLOTS

The Reel Life

One of The Reel Life's pet peeves is traffic. But the next time we feel like complaining about it, we'll remember what's going on in China.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
English professional Toby Lewis, 20, defeated a field of 384 players to win the EPT Vilamoura in Portugal and take home 467,000 euros.
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