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June 13, 2011

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June 13, 2011

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What goes down must come up
Scoblete knows the casino industry is hurting, but believes it will recover and return to normal. He says this is the same feeling he has when he's in the middle of a losing streak playing casino games.  read more

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Hellmuth denied 12th bracelet

John Juanda played the part of spoiler when he defeated Phil Hellmuth heads-up to win the $10,000 No-Limit Deuce-to-Seven Draw Lowball World Championship at the World Series of Poker early Sunday morning. Hellmuth already owns a record 11 WSOP gold bracelets.  read more
Hellmuth denied 12th bracelet



The Gang: Double the trouble for the Trop

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss attendance at the WSOP, the Tropicana suffering a huge loss again, how dealers affect your play at the casino and make their best bets.  read more

Vegas gambling revenues dip slightly in April

Gaming revenues on the Las Vegas Strip dropped 2.2 percent in April, despite the total visitor count rising 4.8 percent.  read more

California casino to undergo major renovation

Spa Resort Casino in downtown Palm Springs is revamping its guest rooms, corridors and lobby this summer.  read more

Nevada casino adds new tapas bar

John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks has re-branded Restaurante Orozko into Restaurante Orozko and Tapas Bar.  read more



Nevada to get cut of unclaimed slot winnings

The state will receive 75 percent of revenue made off unclaimed slot machine tickets from casinos starting July 1.  read more

Station Casinos launches new slot at Nevada casinos

Station Casinos has unveiled the new Tarzan Lord of the Jungle video game at 10 of its casinos in Nevada.  read more

IGT to supply terminals for Quebec Lottery

International Game Technology will provide 7,200 new video lottery terminals to be used by Loto-Quebec.  read more

Bally to provide gaming devices to Italian lottery

Bally Technologies will provide more than 5,000 gaming devices and systems to Italy's video lottery program.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life loves birthday parties, and we especially love cake and ice cream. However, we've never brandished a firearm when we haven't received those delicious treats.  read more



Player participation up at WSOP

Despite the major online poker indictments, player participation in the first 11 events at the World Series of Poker is up 2.5 percent over last year.  read more

Duhamel ready for WSOP encore

Defending World Series of Poker Main Event champion Jonathan Duhamel has embraced his role as poker's new ambassador.  read more becomes WSOP sponsor

The web hosting provider and domain name registrar will have its logo underneath the flop on this year's tables.  read more

PokerStars announces first half of EPT season eight

Season eight of the PokerStars European Poker Tour will kick off in the Estonian capital of Tallinn from August 2-7.  read more

California casino to continue $1 million poker tournament

Commerce Casino's "Original Million Dollar Tournament" will kick off June 20 with a guaranteed purse of $1 million.  read more

Paddy Power Poker announces Irish Winter Festival

The Irish Winter Festival 2011 will take place in the Burlington Hotel in Dublin beginning on October 28.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
All of Phil Hellmuth's 11 World Series of Poker gold bracelets have come in Hold'em events. He has cashed in a record 80 WSOP tournaments overall.
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