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May 10, 2010

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arrowJohn Robison: Why do I do better playing slots at night?

Why do I do better playing slots at night?
Robison explains slots don't vary from hour-to-hour and that the time of day and how much machines have been played have no effect on the outcomes.  read more

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Washington casino to add new championship golf course

The Little Creek Casino in Shelton is gearing up for the debut of Salish Cliffs, a par-72, 7,300-yard championship golf course. The course is set for a soft opening this fall. Salish Cliffs boasts 360-degree views of the Kamilche Valley and also features rock facings with elevation changes up to 600 feet.  read more
Washington casino to add new championship golf course



The Gang talks WSOP, online gaming legislation

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss the World Series of Poker, Delaware's attempt to expand sports betting, Harry Reid's role in online poker legislation and make their best bets.  read more

Casino gaming revenues plummet again

The American Gaming Association's "State of the States" report says that commercial casinos in 13 states saw a 5.5 percent decrease from 2008 revenues.  read more

MGM Mirage hopes for quick resolution to CityCenter feud

MGM Mirage CEO Jim Murren said he hopes the company's dispute with Perini Building over payment of $500 million in CityCenter construction costs will be settled quickly in Clark County District Court.  read more

Cash for Caulkers bill has gambling restrictions

The $5.7 billion bill that offers homeowners rebates for making their homes energy efficient has a clause that says no money from the program can be spent on travel to "gambling or gaming establishments."  read more

Vegas firm shows interest in Station Casino properties

Las Vegas-based Silver State Capital Advisors says it is interested in acquiring some of Station Casino's smaller properties.  read more

MGM Mirage reports net loss of $96.7 million

Wall Street was not surprised that the casino giant reported the loss because the company pre-announced earnings last month.  read more

Isle of Capri interested in Missouri license

Isle of Capri Casinos is one of 15 groups and individuals who have sent letters of interest to Missouri gaming regulators for an available casino license.  read more

California casino offering daily deals

The Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is giving Rewards Club members the opportunity to receive additional slot dollars and free slot play.  read more



IGT cuts ties with DigiDeal

Slot machine giant International Game Technology is ending its relationship with electronic table game provider DigiDeal to focus on its core products.  read more

The Reel Life

There have been a number of stories of major jackpots, new games and big winners recently, so The Reel Life is going to focus this week on recapping the latest online slots news.  read more



Team Victory to sail in Caribbean

Victory Poker pros, including Antonio Esfandiari, will be on board Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas for a seven-day poker cruise in late September.  read more

Party Poker ready for WPT Grand Prix de Paris

The Aviation Club de France will host two televised WPT events, including the WPT Grand Prix de Paris Main Event that kicked off on Saturday.  read more

PKR pro takes fourth in Spring Poker Week

New pro Sofia "wellbet" Lövgren made the final table in her second live poker tournament at the Spring Poker Week Main Event in Sweden.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Forty-five percent of likely voters in Kentucky said the state budget should be balanced with tax revenue generated by adding slots, according to a poll in the Lexington Herald-Leader.
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