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August 1, 2011

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August 1, 2011

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On the trail of the best payout machine
Pilarski says it's not easy to identify which slot machines are high-frequency payers or low-frequency payers. However, if you study the pay tables posted on the machines, you can pick up some clues.  read more

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Casino City Gang: Major headlines edition

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss Bodog leaving the U.S. market at the end of the year, the latest on Full Tilt Poker's hearing with the Alderney Gambling Control Commission, the Epic Poker League's new TV deal with CBS, an angle shoot at an EPT event and make their best bets.  read more
Casino City Gang: Major headlines edition



Wynn sets sights on Singapore

Casino giant Steve Wynn said he's interested in expanding to Singapore, but comments he made back in 2005 might come back to bite him.  read more

Caesars pays out $7.75 million in executive bonuses

Caesars Entertainment paid out $7.75 million in bonuses to key executives for their efforts in slicing more than $100 million in company costs.  read more

Gaming stocks up despite debt ceiling concerns

Nine of the 10 gaming industry stocks followed by Applied Analysis showed increases in their average daily share prices in July.  read more

Florida Gaming Summit returning to Seminole Hard Rock

The Florida Gaming Summit will take place Feb. 27-28 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and explore the state's increasingly competitive market.  read more

William Hill signs agreement with Scottish Premier League

The three-year partnership deal will allow the bookmaker to promote their brand, products and services across Scotland.  read more

California casino expands popular pool party

Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa is expanding the “Caliente Pool Party” to Saturday nights beginning this month.  read more



Casino Technology to launch Penthouse slots

Casino Technology has reached an agreement with the publisher of Penthouse Magazine to create "Penthouse" and "The Penthouse Club" branded slot machines.  read more

Bally Technologies wins systems contract with N.Y. racetrack

Bally Technologies has earned a new systems contract with New York's Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway.  read more

IGT posts third quarter loss

Slot machine giant International Game Technology saw its net income decline slightly in its third quarter.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life knows how frustrating it can be when someone goes on a beer run and doesn't return in a reasonable time. However, we've never thrown a toilet to voice our displeasure.  read more



Epic Poker League reaches TV deal

The new professional poker league, which begins this week at the Palms, has signed a broadcast deal with CBS and the soon-to-be-launched Velocity cable channel.  read more

Vegas casinos accepting WSOP Main Event wagers

The final table of the World Series of Poker Main Event isn't until November but bettors in Las Vegas can place wagers on the event.  read more

Genting Poker announces major U.K. tournament

The Genting Poker Link Game Championship links together nine Genting Poker Clubs with an online tournament.  read more

New coalition pushing for online poker regulation

FairPlayUSA's advisory board includes former WSOP Main Event champion Greg Raymer and former Pennsylvania governor Tom Ridge.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond announced on Twitter this week that he has moved from the United States to Canada to be able to play online poker.
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Penalty Shootout
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