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December 20, 2010

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December 20, 2010

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arrowJohn Grochowski: The effect of card removal in blackjack

The effect of card removal in blackjack
Grochowski says he sometimes gets an inquiry from a blackjack player who suspects one casino or another isn't playing with a full deck. Grochowski explains that even missing a few cards in blackjack can have a huge effect.  read more

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Man steals $1.5 million in chips from Bellagio

A man wearing a white, full-face motorcycle helmet and a leather jacket robbed a craps table of an estimated $1.5 million in chips early Tuesday morning at the Bellagio (right) in Las Vegas. However, the man might have difficulties cashing in the chips because of industry safeguards.  read more
Man steals $1.5 million in chips from Bellagio



Cosmopolitan getting early raves

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas received positive reviews from analysts, casino executives and politicians who checked out the Strip resort on its opening night.  read more

Small touches make The Cosmopolitan unique

The new Las Vegas Strip resort, which debuted last Wednesday, includes gambling cabanas and a three-story chandelier.  read more

CityCenter wraps up first year

The CityCenter mega-complex in Las Vegas celebrated its first anniversary on Thursday and saw a number of highs and lows in its inaugural year.  read more

Ameristar Casinos cancels sales plans

Ameristar Casinos said in a statement that "a sale is not in the best interests of the Company and its stockholders at this time."  read more

Idaho casino golf course named one of country's best

The Circling Raven Golf Club at the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel was ranked No. 13 in Golfweek's "50 Best Casino Courses" list.  read more

Seven Mississippi casino golf courses honored by magazine

Seven courses in Mississippi have been honored by Golfweek magazine by being named to its "50 Best Casino Courses" list.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life has gone through some messy breakups, mostly because of our online slots habit. But never has a breakup led to a stalking charge.  read more

California casino gives away major November jackpots

Thunder Valley Casino Resort gave away over $11.2 million in jackpots in the month of November.  read more



The Gang discusses legislation, interviews Laak

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss the possible death of Sen. Harry Reid's online poker bill and New Jersey gambling legislation. Aaron also interviews Phil Laak and the Gang makes their NFL picks.  read more

Lesniak targeting Jan. 6 for N.J. bill

A bill that would allow Atlantic City casinos to offer online gambling to New Jersey residents is headed for a Jan. 6 vote in the New Jersey Assembly.  read more

ESPN to broadcast PCA final table

ESPN2 and will broadcast same-day coverage of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure final table on Saturday, Jan. 15.  read more

Welsh pro wins EPT Prague

Roberto Romanello won €640,000 after outlasting 563 players from 47 countries to capture his first major poker title.  read more

Paddy Power Poker releases Irish Open 2011 schedule

The five-day-long poker festival will take place in late April at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin and will include eight events.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Antonio Esfandiari won his second World Poker Tour title after capturing the $10,000 Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic last week.
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