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June 2, 2008

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arrowAlan Krigman: Can you save more by betting more in craps?

Can you save more by betting more in craps?
Krigman takes a look at which bets are worth making on the craps table, and which ones gamblers should avoid.  read more

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WSOP opens with star-studded final table.

While Nenad Medic (right) beat Andy Bloch, Kathy Liebert, Mike Sexton and several other stars to win the opening event at the 2008 World Series of Poker, Phil Laak (also at the final table) provided the entertainment.  read more
WSOP opens with star-studded final table.



For hotel deals, you need to shop around

Attention, Vegas tourists: During this economic slump, some hotels are pulling out all the stops on special offers and other promotions.  read more

Bellagio art gallery manager points visitors to culture

Tarissa Tiberti's family has left its mark on the Las Vegas Valley. She hopes to make her own impression in a cultural sense.  read more

Biloxi casinos thriving again

A change in Mississippi state laws has allowed Biloxi's casinos to recover from Hurricane Katrina and thrive.  read more

Greektown Casino files for bankruptcy

Detroit's Greektown Casino has asked a federal court for approval to reorganize its finances and continue business operations while under federal bankruptcy protections. The casino's ownership cited cost overruns from a massive expansion as the primary problem.  read more

With few exceptions, gaming stocks sliding

Wall Street investors do not expect a turnaround in the Las Vegas gaming market anytime soon. They also aren't impressed by the figures coming out of Macau.  read more

UltimateBet admits cheating occurred

UltimateBet's owners admitted Thursday that UltimateBet security had been breached by former employees and accounts with access to opponent's hole cards were used to cheat in high-stakes games.  read more

Turkey arrests two Sportingbet employees

The detentions, which took place as the employees were vacationing in Turkey, appear to be part of a larger crackdown on Suberbahis, Sportingbet's Turkish-facing business. Several people from Sportingbet's former marketing partner Maslin Properties have also been arrested.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life is all about saluting winners, especially when others refuse to do so. So this week, we're tipping our cap to those zany Bodog winners and a Texas teen whose school won't do the right thing.  read more



Poker champ sees duty to share

Winning poker's ultimate championship and $8.25 million a year ago changed Jerry Yang's bank account but not his attitude toward life.  read more

Patrik Antonius joins Team Full Tilt

Poker icon joins powerful lineup including Chris Ferguson, Phil Ivey, Howard Lederer, Jennifer Harman, Erick Lindgren, Erik Seidel, Andy Bloch, Gus Hansen, and Allen Cunningham.  read more

AGV film looks at poker in China

New documentary entitled "Hold'em China" investigates the spread of Texas Hold'em across China.  read more

EGM Green launches enviromentally friendly poker table

The World Series of Poker winner will go home with his or her very own 'Green' table courtesy of EGM Green.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Gamblers lost $34.1 billion at U.S. commercial casinos in 2007, a 5.3% increase from 2006 and a 73% increase from 10 years ago when the figure was $19.7 billion.
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