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November 12, 2007

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November 12, 2007

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arrowMark Pilarski: Don't go chasing for a lucky machine

Don't go chasing for a lucky machine
Pilarski assures his readers that each hand of video poker is completely random so it's not to the player's advantage to bounce around from machine to machine searching for a string of good luck.  read more

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The Palazzo Las Vegas preparing for launch

Las Vegas Sands announced The Palazzo Las Vegas, located right next door to the Venetian, will 'soft open' on Dec. 20 and hold a series of spectacular grand opening celebratory events from Jan. 17-19.  read more
The Palazzo Las Vegas preparing for launch



MGM unveils Abu Dhabi project

Casino giant announces plans to develop MGM Grand Abu Dhabi, a mixed-use facility located at a prominent downtown waterfront site on Abu Dhabi Island.  read more

Where is Las Vegas heading?

Gargantuan Absolut ad on the side of the Luxor has architecture critics debating what should and shouldn't be allowed in Las Vegas.  read more

Report: Harrah's boss to get stake in Boston Celtics

Massachusetts resident Gary Loveman, one of Harrah's Entertainment's top executives, has been approved to buy a 2.4% minority stake in the Boston Celtics, according to the Boston Globe.  read more

The Venetian captures AAA Five Diamond Award

Becomes the largest property in the U.S. to receive the prestigious award for luxury and sophistication.  read more

U.K. casino plans squashed

Reading Borough neighbors halt plan to turn two retail units into a grand casino with a bar, restaurant and live entertainment stage.  read more

Caesars dealers petition for union vote

Transport Workers Union of America executive says union won't push the issue until more dealers fill out card requesting representation.  read more

Scotland casino hours extension rejected

Bid for Gala Casino in Aberdeen to remain open for 21 hours a day voted down by the licensing board, 6-2.  read more



Maryland senate approves slot vote

Referendum on slot machine gambling is approved, moving the legislature one step closer to asking voters in the 2008 election to allow up to 15,000 of the devices across the state.  read more

The Reel Life

In this week's edition, Bodog gives away some cash and David D says BINGO at Jackpotjoy.  read more

Aristocrat Technologies releases 'Sopranos' game title

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas Hilton and Luxor among the first casinos to carry the three-level mystery-style linked progressive based on the hit show.  read more



Tennessee gambling bust nets poker champ

An 82-year-old divisional winner of the WSOP was arrested with 15 other men during a gambling raid that yielded almost $20,000 last week.  read more

Poker Prima Divas cards released

Texas Hold'em 101 playing cards teach important tips, strategies and poker lingo to all levels of players.  read more

Greektown, All In team up for charity

The inaugural Motown Showdown Charity Fall Classic Poker Tournament, to benefit Share A Smile, is slated for Nov. 13 at Greektown Casino.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The average base salary of a Las Vegas blackjack dealer is between $12,447 and $15,776, according to
Featured Game
Red Dog
If you're looking for a guilty pleasure, try Bodog Casino’s Red Dog game. The game itself is simple. With two cards face up, you're simply trying to predict if the value of the next card drawn from the deck will fall in between the two cards on the table.

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The Color of Money
The Color of Money
Martin Scorsese directs this follow-up to The Hustler. Paul Newman reprises his role as "Fast Eddie" Felson and takes a young player (Tom Cruise) under his wing and tries to show him the ropes in competitive pool.

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