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November 1, 2010

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November 1, 2010

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Will a pacemaker affect slot machines?
Robison is happy to have a changing of the "Strangest Question We've Received" ceremony after a reader asks if his aunt's pacemaker will affect her odds of hitting a jackpot in Las Vegas.  read more

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Mizrachi ready for Main Event grind

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi (right) is easily the most decorated professional of the nine players seeking the $8.9 million first prize in the World Series of Poker Main Event final table, which begins on Saturday. Mizrachi won the $50,000 Poker Players Championship in May and is also in line to earn the 2010 Player of the Year.  read more
Mizrachi ready for Main Event grind



Bernard Lee wraps up whirlwind week

Casino City caught up with Foxwoods poker spokesman Bernard Lee at the World Poker Finals Main Event to discuss one of the most memorable weeks of his career.  read more

The Gang is all poker, all the time

In this week's edition of the Casino City Gang, Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo talk about the World Poker Finals at Foxwoods, the WSOP final table, a 23-way tournament chop and make their weekly NFL picks.  read more

PKR's London Calling a success through first week

Hundreds of players have come through the doors of London's Fox Poker Club to either take part in either the 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. daily tournaments.  read more

PokerStars holding women's tournament at PCA

The PokerStars Women's Caribbean Adventure is a $1,100 buy-in event that will take place in January at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas.  read more

Jorgensen joins Team PokerStars Pro

Danish poker player Theo Jorgensen has joined PokerStars as a member of the elite Team PokerStars Pro.  read more

PPA names new member to board

Patrick Fleming, director of the Poker Players Alliance's Litigation Support Network, has been named a member of the organization's Board of Directors.  read more



Goodson Gaming, Foxwoods Development form online venture

Goodson Gaming and Foxwoods Development Company have formed Velocity Gaming, which will focus on pursuing regulated online gaming.  read more

Vegas Strip forecast still mixed

CB Richard Ellis' Global Gaming Group expects overall Strip resort revenues to range between a 1 percent decline to a 4 percent increase next year.  read more

Gaming stocks rise in October

Nine of the 10 publicly traded casino operators and slot machine manufacturers saw their average daily stock prices increase during October.  read more

Two Strip resorts to join InterContinental Hotels' network

Las Vegas Sands properties The Venetian and Palazzo have reached a 10-year licensing agreement with the InterContinental Hotels' network.  read more

Lucky's to open second downtown Vegas sportsbook

Sportsbook operator Lucky's will open its second downtown Las Vegas location at Fitzgeralds Casino.  read more

Harrah's to operate Philadelphia casino development

Harrah's Entertainment has struck a deal with Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners to operate a planned $438 million casino.  read more

California casino broadcasting Pacquiao/Margarito

Pala Casino is showing the Manny Pacquiao vs. Antonio Margarito title fight for the vacant WBC light middleweight championship on Nov. 13.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life has an obsession with online slots. But our obsession doesn't even come close to a red-shirted World of Warcraft fan.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Spending on hotel rooms, meals, concerts and nightclubs has increased in Atlantic City even as the gambling take has dropped, according to ABC News.
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