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September 2, 2013

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September 2, 2013

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arrowJohn Robison: Casinos don't control jackpots

Casinos don't control jackpots
John Robison explains why casinos do not pick and choose which players win jackpots on slot machines.  read more

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Caesars signs agreement for $1 billion development in Boston

The deal has to be approved by East Boston voters before Suffolk Downs and Caesars can apply to the state gambling commission for a casino license. Boston Mayor Thomas Menino expects the vote to take place in the next 60 to 90 days.  read more
Caesars signs agreement for $1 billion development in Boston



Sands executives try to evict raunchy nightclub

A district judge could soon decide if the simulated drug use and sex acts are so depraved that Sands can terminate the lease of The Act, an adult-themed nightclub.  read more

Casino City Gang: Grab bag edition

The gang discusses Wynn's decision to pursue online gaming in New Jersey, Boston reaching a "host agreement" for a Caesars casino in Suffolk Downs, a poker room opening at Maryland Live and airport prop bets.  read more

Loveman, Fahrenkopf tapped for Gaming Hall of Fame

The chairman of Caesars Entertainment Inc. and the former chief of the American Gaming Association head the four-person list of inductees.  read more

William Hill to be race and sportsbook operator at SLS Las Vegas

The move is the latest push to remodel the Strip casino, which is rising from the remnants of the former Rat Pack-era Sahara.  read more

Detroit to receive casino revenue for now

A bankruptcy judge ruled that the city can access casino tax revenue during its ongoing pension debt dispute.  read more

COO of BMM Test Labs leaving to join equipment manufacturer

Mike Dreitzer, who oversees the company's Americas division, will leave next month to join Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd. as president.  read more

Century Casino Central City named "Best Casino in Denver"

This marks the second straight year that Century has bested 18 other casinos in the region in the Denver A-List poll.  read more

William Hill unveils latest version of Mobile Sports app

The app features several different parlay cards and enhanced in-play wagering available for every NFL game this season.  read more



Bally's buyout of SHFL approved by FTC

The slot machine manufacturer's $1.3 billion acquisition passed a mandatory waiting period from the FTC without any issues, but still requires regulatory approval in several jurisdictions, including Nevada.  read more

The Reel Life: How to get your bike back edition

A woman hatched a brilliant plan to retrieve her stolen bicycle, becoming every bike-theft victim's hero in the process.  read more



Poker Player Tweets of the Week: Florida brings out the degenerates

Professional poker players took to the Sunshine State last week for one of the biggest tournaments of the year, and made sure to bring their Twitter accounts.  read more

William Hill to sponsor Caribbean Poker Tour

The event will take place in the Caribbean Islands of Punta Cana and St. Maarten from Nov. 8-14.  read more

Pala introduces poker promotions for September

The Southern California casino will have two new poker tournaments, including a 10k Deep Stack.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
World Series of Poker bracelet winner Blair Hinkle won the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open main event last week for $1.7 million, the largest tournament cash of his career.
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