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October 18, 2010

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October 18, 2010

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Which are preferable, big or small bets?
There are two approaches for a gambler who wants to win big. You can try to strike it rich betting low at games with high payoffs. Or you can bet high on propositions with low payoff ratios but good probabilities of success.  read more

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Casinos selling for bargains in Nevada, Atlantic City

The recession and falling revenues have devalued casinos nationwide. Penn National picked up M Resort's debt for 23 cents on the dollar and will wait out a Las Vegas recovery. Across the country Resorts Atlantic City (right) was sold to Dennis Gomes for $35 million, the lowest price ever paid for a New Jersey casino.  read more
Casinos selling for bargains in Nevada, Atlantic City



The Gang discusses Wynn, November Nine

Casino City's Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss Steve Wynn's softening stance on iGaming, predictions for the WSOP Main Event final table and make their weekly NFL picks.  read more

Pinnacle ponders sale of Nevada casino

Pinnacle Entertainment is gauging interest from potential buyers for its Boomtown property near Reno.  read more

Station Casinos to hire 164 workers in Nevada

Station Casinos will hire 164 workers to staff customer service positions at the company's Las Vegas properties.  read more

MGM hopes to raise over $500 million through stock sale

MGM Resorts International says it hopes to raise almost $517.4 million through a stock offering that was announced Tuesday.  read more

Two gamblers lose combined $115 million in Singapore

Two gamblers lost a combined $115 million during baccarat sessions at the island nation's two casinos, including the Marina Bay Sands.  read more

Boyz II Men returning to Atlantic City

Boyz II Men will perform at the Resorts Casino Hotel's Superstar Theater in Atlantic City on Nov. 20.  read more

Michigan casino breaks ground on new conference facility

The Island Resort and Casino in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has broken ground on a new $2 million conference center.  read more



The Reel Life

One of The Reel Life's favorite memories is getting our driver's license. Thankfully, we didn't crash into a building immediately after receiving it.  read more

IGT wins five reader poll awards in Casino Player magazine

International Game Technology received all five reader poll awards for its video poker games in the August issue of Casino Player magazine.  read more

Childhood friends finally see slot design on casino floors

Terry Gold and Jeremy Zarowitz can watch slot machine customers play 2nd Chance Royal, the video poker game they designed after years of challenges.  read more



Couture holding charity tournament in Vegas

MMA legend Randy Couture will host the third annual "Operation All In" charity poker tournament at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas on Oct. 30.  read more

Titan Poker ready for Irish Winter Festival

Titan Poker will send 19 players to the upcoming Irish Winter Festival, which starts on Friday in Dublin.  read more

WSOP Circuit events to air on Versus

The World Series of Poker Circuit tour announced that VERSUS will air several events beginning in June 2011.  read more

James Blake named as a Friend of Full Tilt

American tennis star James Blake has signed on as a Friend of Full Tilt and will serve as an ambassador for the site.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The 11 defendants in an alleged scheme to buy votes in support of a pro-gambling bill at the Alabama Legislature pleaded not guilty in federal court on Friday.
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