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April 11, 2011

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April 11, 2011

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arrowAl Krigman: Do you know when to quit a casino session?

Do you know when to quit a casino session?
Krigman says every player goes into the casino with an idea on when to quit. Relatively few of these players actually follow through with their original idea. Instead, they typically switch between modes during the action.  read more

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WSOP to relive three memorable Main Event matches

The World Series of Poker will re-stage three famous Main Event heads-up duels. A best-out-of-three rematch between 2003 champion Chris Moneymaker (right) and Sammy Farha headlines the event. The second match will pit Johnny Chan against Phil Hellmuth and fans will vote on who should compete in the third match.  read more
WSOP to relive three memorable Main Event matches



Bill would allow mobile gaming in hotel rooms

Assembly Bill 294 would allow Nevada resorts to expand the reach of mobile gambling devices to go beyond public areas in casinos and into hotel rooms on the premises.  read more

Nevada gaming revenues fall again

Statewide casino revenues dipped nearly 7 percent in February, which was Nevada's fourth straight monthly decline.  read more

Marriott plans hotel in Las Vegas

The mega-hotel chain plans to build a large hotel across the street from the Las Vegas Convention Center but has not laid out a timeline.  read more

Fixed-odds wagering takes off, but not in Vegas

Financial fixed-odds wagering, which was developed seven years ago by Las Vegas-based Cantor Gaming and Wagering, is illegal in Nevada.  read more

Venetian and Palazzo roll out mobile websites

The Venetian and Palazzo have unveiled new websites for smart phones with click-to-call abilities to make hotel, dining or entertainment reservations.  read more

Company seeking license to operate closed Nevada casino

Intrepid Gaming said it has applied for licenses to operate Casino MonteLago at Lake Las Vegas, which has been closed since March 2010.  read more

Slew of acts to play at Oklahoma casino

Acts ranging from George Thurgood to the Oak Ridge Boys to Craig Ferguson will perform at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.  read more

Casino Careers features opportunities from coast-to-coast

Casino Careers has listings for job opportunities in four new gaming facilities as well as casinos across the country.  read more

Loretta Lynn heading to Nevada casino

"The Coal Miner's Daughter" will be performing on May 6 in the Celebrity Showroom of John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life gives props this week to an Iowa man's brilliant idea of drinking only beer and water for Lent.  read more



Casino City Gang: The other shoe drops

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss Full Tilt's new agreement with Fertitta Interactive, the WSOP heads-up made-for-TV events, betting at baseball games and give their best bets.  read more

Oklahoma casino unveils new poker room

Cherokee Casino in West Siloam Springs has recently opened a 2,400-square-foot poker room, complete with premium beverage service and multiple televisions.  read more

Bluff names Harry Reid to its "Power 20"

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was No. 4 on Bluff Magazine's "Power 20" for poker in 2011.  read more

Massive bad beat jackpot hits in Atlantic City

Caesars Entertainment paid out a bad beat jackpot of $411,007 with players from Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah’s, Bally’s and Showboat getting a piece of the prize.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Chinese Taipei's Hung-Sheng "Shaq" Lin defeated a field of 1,329 to win the Macau Millions and go home with HKD $400,000.
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Golden Tour
The Masters was held over the weekend as the world’s best golfers traveled to Augusta National to attempt to win the green jacket. If you have a case of golf fever, head to William Hill Casino and give the "Golden Tour" slot machine a spin.

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