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October 13, 2014

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October 13, 2014

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The do and don't of craps
Gaming guru Frank Scoblete has a laundry list of experiences at the craps tables. He provides a detailed of list of what to do and not do when you're playing -- unless, of course, you're a dice controller.  read more

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Casino City Gang: Asset forfeiture edition

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Podheiser discuss the recent Wired story about a glitch in IGT's Game King machines that led to two men winning over $1 million in 2009, Phil Ivey's $12.4 million loss in court and a pair of poker players who had $100,000 seized by Iowa state police.  read more
Casino City Gang: Asset forfeiture edition



Boyd Gaming joins mobile wagering trend

Boyd is the latest company offer sports betting on mobile devices, following sportsbook operators William Hill and Cantor Gaming and local gaming rival Station Casinos.  read more

Amaya Gaming CEO garners limelight of online gaming

If David Baazov succeeds in restoring the once-tainted PokerStars presence in the United States, the move could change dramatically the financial prospects of the sagging American online gaming market.  read more

Macau suffers fourth straight monthly gaming revenue drop

Analysts warned that the Chinese gaming enclave, which has experienced four straight monthly revenue dips, hasn't bottomed out.  read more

Sheldon Adelson smells success in Meadowlands

The Las Vegas Sands chairman said the location in Northern New Jersey would be "a very attractive place" for a hotel-casino.  read more

Shareholder group seeks changes in Full House Resorts

The group says the casino operator "has failed stockholders" and needs to replace its board and management team.  read more

Control Board backs Warner Gaming takeover of Horizon

The renovation of the Lake Tahoe hotel-casino into a Hard Rock property will cost $60 million. Warner expects the property to re-open in January.  read more

Caesars gets notice of default from bond holders

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange commission, Caesars said it received the default notice from Wilmington Savings Fund Society, which represents second-lien holders covering $3.7 billion of the company's debt.  read more



TV shows, movies again the theme at G2E

"Mad Men," "The Flintstones," "Sons of Anarchy" and "Friends" were among the licensed brands prominently displayed in a slot machine format.  read more

The Reel Life: Vanity over sanity edition

In Ohio, police posted a photo of a mugshot of a woman who had a warrant out for her arrest. The woman thought the photo was unflattering, so she decided to go down to the station complain. She was promptly arrested.  read more



Phil Ivey loses $12.4 million court case

Ivey will not be able to collect the $12.4 million he won playing punto banco at Crockford's in London after a judge ruled that edge sorting amounts to cheating in civil law.  read more

European Poker Tour to hold debut festival in Malta

Joining forces with the regional Italian Poker Tour (IPT), the 11-day EPT Malta poker festival will take place in the popular tourist resort of St Julian's and will feature 40-45 events.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Singapore will introduce new restrictions for online gaming next year after a new Remote Gambling Bill was passed in Parliament this week.
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