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November 14, 2011

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November 14, 2011

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Moderation in all spins
Scoblete says nothing good comes from losing control at the slot machines. He adds that in a negative expectation game where the casino has an edge, the more decisions played, the better the chance the casino wins.  read more

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Pius Heinz wins World Series of Poker Main Event

Pius Heinz outlasted Martin Staszko in six hours of heads-up play to win the WSOP Main Event and $8,715,638. Heinz is the first German to win the World Series Main Event. Staszko, the first player from the Czech Republic to reach a WSOP Main Event final table, won $5,433,086 for finishing in second.  read more
Pius Heinz wins World Series of Poker Main Event



The Gang: Wrapping up the November Nine

Vin Narayanan and Dan Igo join host Aaron Todd from Las Vegas where they witnessed the crowning of Pius Heinz as the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event champion.  read more

Heinz makes history with Main Event win

Pius Heinz, the second German to make the WSOP Main Event final table, is the first to win the coveted gold bracelet.  read more

The Europeans are here to stay

This year's World Series of Poker Main Event final table cemented a fact in poker that players, fans and experts have known for awhile: The Europeans aren't coming. They are here, and they're here to stay.  read more

Internet key for American poker players

Internet poker -- or the lack of opportunity to play online legally -- could be a reason U.S. players seem to be losing their dominance in a game considered historically American.  read more

Caesars chairman bullish on online poker

Gary Loveman said his company will be ready if Congress passes a bill that legalizes Internet poker and sets up a regulatory process.  read more

Judicial bias alleged in Ivey divorce

Phil Ivey's ex-wife recently filed a petition that raises questions about campaign contributions her ex-husband made to the judge assigned to their divorce case.  read more

APPT Macau Season Five ready to launch

PokerStars Macau at Casino Grand Lisboa will host the third leg of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour from Nov. 17-27.  read more

PKR to sign new poker star

PKR is set to unveil the latest addition to Team PKR Pro, the site's stable of sponsored professional poker players, on Nov. 17.  read more



IGT profits soar due to higher machine sales

International Gaming Technology saw its fourth-quarter profits more than double from a year ago, boosted by higher machine sales in North America.  read more

The Reel Life

The patrons of a Taco Mac in Georgia were expecting to watch the Atlanta Falcons take on the Indianapolis Colts. They weren't expecting a surprise visit from Bambi.  read more



N.J. voters approve legal sports betting

Voters overwhelmingly supported the beginning of legal sports wagering in New Jersey on Tuesday, approving the constitutional question by a 65-35 margin.  read more

Nevada gaming revenues drop 6 percent in September

Casinos in Nevada saw their take from customers decline almost 6 percent to $863.9 million in September.  read more

California casino pays out over $10 million in October

Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln gave away $10,704,662 in jackpots during the month of October.  read more

Arizona casino unveils new $130 million expansion

The Casino Del Sol officially opened its doors on 11-11-11 after a nearly two-year, $130 million construction project.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The IRS almost won as much as third-place finisher Ben Lamb from the players who made the WSOP Main Event final table, says tax expert Russ Fox. The IRS will net about $3.8 million from the nine players at the final table, according to his analysis.
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