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June 11, 2012

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June 11, 2012

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Random number generators 101

Random number generators 101
There seems to be no shortage of questions about random number generators. Grochowski answers two of the most common ones in this column.  read more

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A day at the Belmont

Jim Connelly experienced something this weekend most sports and horse racing fans only dream of -- a VIP day at the track for one of one of racing's biggest events, the Belmont Stakes. Connelly recounts his Belmont experience, including his roller coaster day of wagering and the "New York jinx", in this special diary for Casino City. (Photo of Union Rags courtesy of Adam Coglianese, NYRA)  read more
A day at the Belmont



Phil Hellmuth wins record-setting 12th World Series of Poker event

Hellmuth's win in the $2,500 buy-in Seven Card Razz event gives him 12 WSOP bracelets, two more than Doyle Brunson and Johnny Chan, who have 10 apiece.  read more

Is 2012 the start of a new chapter for Phil Ivey?

Poker's best player returned to the felt this weekend at the World Series of Poker after a year of self-imposed exile in the wake of the indictments of Full Tilt Poker.  read more

For Vanessa Selbst, classes are over and poker is in session

With law school now behind her, the 27-year-old Selbst is pouring herself back into poker full time.  read more

WSOP confirms a dozen more players for $1 million event

Jason Mercier, Andrew Robl and Sam Trickett are among the players that have confirmed they're playing in poker's richest tournament, the Big One for One Drop. The tournament's winner will walk away with more than $12 million.  read more

Casino City Gang: I'll Have Another Verbal Declaration edition

In this week's podcast, Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd discuss the verbal declaration "rule" at the WSOP and the mess created by Purple Lounge's bizarre route to bankruptcy. They also make their best bets.  read more



Nevada moves closer to regulating online poker

Bally Technologies received a unanimous recommendation by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to receive a gaming license for manufacturing online gaming systems.  read more

Gaming regulators back IGT interactive game license

The endorsement comes despite the fact IGT is in preliminary talks with the DOJ concerning wagers placed before 2006 by American gamblers with Entraction, a Sweden-based online gaming operator that IGT acquired last year.  read more

Nevada regulators recommend approval for William Hill

The recommendation by the three-member Gaming Control Board means the British bookmaker is one step closer to completing its acquisition of American Wagering.  read more

Grammy-nominated Tonic playing Showboat Atlantic City

The free rock concert in the House of Blues Party Pit will be open to the public on June 23 and is part of a series of free summer concerts.  read more

Olivia Newton-John heads to Fantasy Springs

The four-time Grammy winner will perform at the Special Events Center in the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on September 15.  read more



Rock Ohio Caesars to develop VLT facility at Thistledown Racetrack

Rock Ohio Caesars will pay a $50-million licensing fee to operate video loterry terminals at the Thistledown.  read more

The Reel Life: Don't let go edition

A Scottish man recently learned that being a good citizen and trying to stop a crime can be dangerous. Not so dangerous -- playing for some of the big jackpots out there that are just waiting to be hit.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The new Maryand Live! Casino features the nation's largest Bobby's Burger Palace. The restaurant is operated by celebrity chef Bobby Flay.
-- Carroll County Times
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