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December 12, 2011

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December 12, 2011

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arrowJohn Robison: How does the RNG in a Keno machine work?

How does the RNG in a Keno machine work?
Robison says the RNG in a Keno machine works in exactly the same way as the blowers you see on a nightly lottery draw. Once a number has been drawn in a particular drawing, it cannot be drawn again.  read more

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Adelson riles players with online poker stance

Last week Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson (right) visited Washington, D.C., to tell Sen. John Kyl and American Gaming Association President Frank Fahrenkopf Jr. of his opposition to any federal legislation allowing states to license and regulate online poker. Hours after that news broke, players flooded social media with calls to boycott The Venetian's poker room.  read more
Adelson riles players with online poker stance



Proposed Miami casino could deal blow to Vegas

A potential casino complex in Miami could siphon away an estimated $1 billion to $2 billion in annual gaming revenues from the Las Vegas Strip.  read more

Feds investigating alleged misuse of funds by California tribe

The U.S. Department of Interior and FBI are investigating the possible misuse of funds by the North Fork Rancheria band of Mono Indians in connection to money the tribe receives from Station Casinos.  read more

Nevada gaming revenues jump 8.1 percent in October

October's gaming revenues in Nevada were $960.7 million, an 8.1 percent increase compared with $888.6 million in October 2010.  read more

New name for Las Vegas Hilton confirmed

The Las Vegas Hilton will be known by its new name, the LVH-Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, beginning Jan. 3.  read more

Gaming growth greater in Asia-Pacific region

Gaming revenues are expected to grow by an average of 18.3 percent in the Asia Pacific region, more than three times greater than the U.S.  read more

Maryland Live! Casino announces executive appointments

Maryland Live! Casino, a $500 million gaming and entertainment development, has appointed three people to its executive management team.  read more



IGT unveils latest technology development

The IGT Cloud solution will enable casinos to manage game content by using the IGT Floor Manager to access the largest game library in the industry.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life loves the TV show "Breaking Bad," which means we were automatically attracted to a story about a 74-year-old college professor who was busted for running a meth lab.  read more



The Gang: DGLP, Adelson and side bets edition

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss what Vin learned about Full Tilt Poker and N.J. sports betting at the Digital Gaming & Lottery Policy Summit, Sheldon Adelson's opposition to regulated online poker, side bets at home poker games and make their NFL picks.  read more

$1 million tournament to be official WSOP bracelet event

The "Big One for One Drop" already has commitments from 22 players, including Bertrand Grospellier, Tom Dwan and Daniel Negreanu.  read more

Asia Pacific Poker Tour to add stop in Seoul

The PokerStars Asia Pacific Poker Tour will set up shop in Seoul, South Korea from March 7-11 at the Paradise Walkerhill Casino.  read more

Tropicana Las Vegas names Jamie Gold poker spokesman

The Las Vegas casino's poker room will be named "The Jamie Gold Poker Room" in honor of the 2006 WSOP Main Event champion.  read more

Epic Poker League to partner with USA TODAY

The Epic Poker League announced content partnerships with the USA TODAY Sports Media Group and Big Lead Sports.  read more

London poker club to hold leg of Genting Poker Series

The Fox Poker Club in London’s West End will play host to the second leg of the new £800,000 guaranteed Genting Poker Series.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
GSN's 'High Stakes Poker' will not return for an eighth season, according to a report by
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