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October 14, 2013

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October 14, 2013

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Casino players have their pet peeves

Casino players have their pet peeves
John Grochowski takes a look at some of the most common casino flaws that bother players and adds a few of his own to the list.  read more

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Casino City Gang: Runner Runner edition

This week, the Gang discusses the online gambling "thriller" Runner Runner and its weak box office performance, the end of player-to-player transfers in the United States and the success of Maryland Live.  read more
Casino City Gang: Runner Runner edition



Trailer Station to return for one day

State regulations require companies to operate a casino every two years in order to retain gaming rights for a particular site. So Station Casinos will set up a trailer with 16 slot machines on the site of the imploded Showboat in December.  read more

Fill your palace with Caesars decor

Caesars Entertainment will auction 14,000 items over four days. Auction Items include hotel furniture, kitchen equipment, tools, art and carpet.  read more

Kelley resigns as executive vice president of Station Casinos

The locals casino operator made the announcement in a brief filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Oct. 3. Kelley also served as president of several Station Casinos subsidiaries.  read more

John Ascuaga's Nugget sold to private investment group

The transaction requires approval of state gaming regulators.  read more

MGM, Penn National win ruling from Maryland regulators

The ruling sets the stage for public hearings later this month into the three proposals for a casino license in Prince George's County.  read more

Randy Black out as COO of Mesquite Gaming

Black appeared in numerous local television commercials touting the small-town atmosphere of Mesquite. It is unclear what will happen with his ownership stake.  read more

Penn National to begin spinoff of real estate holdings

Penn National shareholders will receive one share of common stock in the real estate investment trust equal to each share of common stock held in the casino operator as of Oct. 16, the records date for the spinoff.  read more

Thunder Valley player wins over $251,000

The Sunnyvale, Calif. native hit the Pai Gow 7 progressive jackpot.  read more

Cabazon Band of Mission Indians to offer new scholarship fund

The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians has teamed with the East Valley Tourist Development Authority to offer a scholarship fund for Coachella Valley students.  read more



Tweets of the Week: Forget "Runner Runner"

Poker players pretty much ignored the debut of the first mainstream movie centered on the online gambling industry.  read more

DeepStacks inks three-year deal with Malta's Dragonara Casino

The DSPT-Malta event will take place in November 2014, as a kickoff to Dragonara's new poker venue.  read more



The Reel Life: Depressing strip club edition

A New York strip club will no longer show the Giants games, citing the team's play for dampening the mood.  read more

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Did You Know?
Gambling companies employ roughly 2,500 of Gibraltar's 30,000 residents, according to The New York Times.
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