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February 14, 2011

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February 14, 2011

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arrowAl Krigman: Why blackjacks are so significant

Why blackjacks are so significant
Krigman says that most bettors know that blackjacks are important because they can't lose and they pay a nice bonus. But few bettors know how much blackjacks pull the house edge down.  read more

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Nevada may allow wagering on events other than sports

Thanks to recently overturned rules restricting wagering on non-sporting events, Nevada sportsbooks can begin taking bets on things like whether Natalie Portman (right, photo by Josh Jensen) will win an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Black Swan.  read more
Nevada may allow wagering on events other than sports



November Nine together again

The 2010 Main Event final table reunited at Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut on Tuesday for a one-day, one-of-a-kind freeroll tournament.  read more

Players get the experience of a lifetime against November Nine

Phil Jackson came to Foxwoods expecting to play in a 30-person freeroll with a $5,000 first-place prize. Little did he know he'd be facing all nine members of the 2010 WSOP November Nine.  read more

November Niner Soi Nguyen to remain busy in 2010

Soi Nguyen was the folk hero of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event, but if you expected the medical supplies salesman from California to ride off into the sunset, think again.  read more

Duhamel proving he has what it takes to be the champ

Jonathan Duhamel has been soaking up the spotlight in the three months since he won the World Series of Poker's Main Event.  read more

The Gang discusses November Nine reunion

Dan Igo, Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd discuss the November Nine reunion at Foxwoods, a cut in comps by Las Vegas Sands, the WSOPE's move to France and make their weekly best bets.  read more

WSOP Europe moving from London to Cannes

The World Series of Poker Europe will move from London to Cannes, France this year and is now presented by  read more

Eastgate to return at National Heads-Up Championship

Former WSOP Main Event champion Peter Eastgate will come out of retirement to play in the National Heads-Up Poker Championship at the Caesars Palace Poker Tournament Room in Las Vegas.  read more



Vegas airport slot machine fees lowered

Clark County commissioners agreed to lower fees for McCarran International Airport's slot machine concession.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life enjoys taking a nice stroll from time to time to stretch our legs after a marathon slots session. Thankfully we've never been hit by a train, but if we did, we think we’d realize that it had happened.  read more



Nevada sees yearly gaming revenue jump

The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced Thursday that casinos collected $10.4 billion in gaming revenues in 2010, an increase of 0.1 percent compared to 2009.  read more

Success in Singapore leads operators to look towards Asia

Other Asian markets may be looking to copy the Singapore model after the island country has seen great success with two new hotel-casinos.  read more

Stanley Ho drama heats up in Macau

Three of Stanley Ho's four wives and 17 of his children are tussling over their share of his estimated $3 billion in assets.  read more

Michigan casino opens to overflow crowds

The $165 million Gun Lake Casino in Wayland opened Friday and features more than 1,400 slot and video poker machines and 28 table games.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Trump Entertainment Resorts will sell its Trump Marina Hotel Casino in Atlantic City to Golden Nugget owner Landry's Inc. for $38 million. The casino will be rebranded as a Golden Nugget resort.
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