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July 18, 2011

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July 18, 2011

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Take slot credits or cash?
Robison says a woman who had a choice of taking either $1 million in slot credits or one of three envelopes containing an amount from $200,000 to $275,000 in cash should have chosen the slot credits.  read more

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Ryan Lenaghan grabs Main Event lead; Ben Lamb lurking

Ryan Lenaghan became the first player to crack the 12-million chip mark at the World Series of Poker Main Event on Sunday and ended the day as the chip leader with 12.865 million. But as we learned today, and as everyone else has learned this summer, no lead is safe when Ben Lamb (right) is nipping at your heels.  read more
Ryan Lenaghan grabs Main Event lead; Ben Lamb lurking



Casino City Gang: Full Main Event coverage

Casino City's Dan Igo is joined by Vin Narayanan to discuss the WSOP Main Event, including Ben Lamb's remarkable run, what and who to watch for in the next few days and ESPN's live coverage of the tournament.  read more

Enormous chip stacks have the WSOP Main Event buzzing

Five players cracked the 4-million chip mark at the World Series of Poker Main Event Saturday, with David Bach grabbing the chip lead.  read more

WSOP Main Event field hits the money

Different players took different approaches to surviving the money bubble Friday. Some folded their way into the money. Some put everything on the line to double up. And some saw their Main Event dreams end.  read more

WSOP chip leader Manoj Viswanathan breaking some trends

Manoj Viswanathan isn't your typical 20-something poker player. And it isn't his MIT or NYU law school education that sets him apart. It's the fact that he didn't learn to play the game online.  read more

Sense of urgency picks up at WSOP Main Event

More than 1,000 players were eliminated from the World Series of Poker Main Event Thursday as the money bubble neared.  read more

Lamb grabs the lead on Day 2B of the WSOP Main Event

Day 2B proved this is Ben Lamb's world, and we're all just living in it as he gobbled up chips like Pac Man and holds the chip lead.  read more

The Gang: WSOP on ESPN edition

Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Dan Igo join host Aaron Todd live from Las Vegas, where they discuss Phil Hellmuth's amazing Day 2 recovery, ESPN's plans to broadcast "live" tables, PokerPRO's decision to not tape Day 2B footage and plenty of other WSOP news.  read more

Featured tables stay empty on Day 2B

Both the ESPN featured table and the secondary featured table were not in use for the first time in this year's Main Event on Day 2B as production crews prepared for Thursday's live stream.  read more

Christian Harder adjusts to life after Black Friday

Christian Harder earned more than $3 million playing online poker before Black Friday. But unlike other American online grinders, Harder's live tournament success has helped him transition into a world without Internet poker.  read more



Gaming veteran Terry Lanni dies at 68

Former MGM executive Terry Lanni died Thursday at his home in Southern California after a two-year fight with cancer.  read more

Atlantic City seeing signs of progress

While gaming revenues continue to decline in Atlantic City, they only dropped four percent last month.  read more



Casinos catering to customers with retro slots

Old-fashioned coin slot machines still can be found in Las Vegas among the beeping and whooping video games that dominate casino floors.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life enjoys getting a break from the kids every once in a while to play the online slots. But we do our best to take care of them, so we'd never leave them locked in a car with the windows rolled up on a hot day.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Ben Lamb passed Phil Hellmuth for first place in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year standings on Sunday.
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