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September 19, 2011

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September 19, 2011

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Hot news on roulette voodoo
Pilarski says there's no way a roulette dealer can deliberately target and pocket a particular number. There are too many physical variables for a dealer to control to be able to land the ball at will.  read more

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New Jersey makes push for legalized sports betting

Voters in New Jersey will be asked in November to approve a nonbinding referendum that seeks to legalize sports betting. Actual bets could not be accepted until a federal law limiting legal sports betting is repealed or overturned. It is expected that legal sports gambling would generate $200 million in new revenue to Atlantic City's casinos.  read more
New Jersey makes push for legalized sports betting



Casino City Gang: A little slice of everything

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss a controversial college football game, a walk-up betting window in Las Vegas, Irish banks looking at online gambling habits and make their NFL picks.  read more

Caesars Palace to open tower on Jan. 2

Caesars Palace said it will open the 668-room Octavius Tower on Jan. 2, two years after construction on the property was halted.  read more

Las Vegas embraces Mexican Independence Day

Mandalay Bay, Caesars Palace, The Cosmopolitan and Tropicana are among the resorts with Mexican-oriented music events to celebrate the occasion.  read more

Nevada gaming revenues jump 3.7 percent in July

Gaming revenues produced by other markets in Clark County, such as North Las Vegas and downtown, carried the state to its third straight increase.  read more

Station Casinos revamping rewards program

Station Casinos' new 'Boarding Pass' card will making it easier for gamblers to earn incentives and rewards at its properties.  read more

Detroit casino finishes first phase of remodeling

Greektown Casino will showcase a completely renovated 10,000 square-foot area in the center of its casino on Sept. 23.  read more



Slot revenue at Foxwoods hit by Hurricane Irene

Slot revenue at the Connecticut casino in August was $52.2 million, down 11.8 percent from the same month a year ago.  read more

Player wins over $1 million at Washington casino

A lucky player at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton won $1,031,668 on Rocket Gaming Systems' Golden Sunrise game.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life loves hitting a major slot jackpot. We also love hilarious mug shots. Since we haven't hit a major slot jackpot recently, these mug shots will have to do.  read more



GTECH G2 launches site with California casino

GTECH G2 has announced that it will provide a play-for-fun online poker site for the Barona Resort & Casino in San Diego.  read more

American wins WPT Grand Prix de Paris

Matthew Waxman became the first American to win the World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris, defeating a field of 312 to claim $729,866.  read more

888 Poker launches live series in Canada

The Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake will be the location of 888 Poker's live tournament series, Super Stack.  read more

London casino to hold September Series of Poker

The September Series of Poker gets underway at London's Palm Beach Casino on Sept. 25 and wraps up Sept. 28.  read more

Sky Poker Tour unveils revamped schedule

The Sky Poker Tour consists of six legs that all lead up to the Grand Final, which will be hosted at Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Pinnacle Entertainment will spend $82 million on a 200-room hotel tower, an event center and covered parking to its River City Casino in suburban St. Louis.
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