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June 20, 2011

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June 20, 2011

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Stop in the name of slots
Robison says stopping the reels has no effect on the outcome. The outcome is determined by the Random Number Generator. The result of stopping the reels is increasing the number of spins you can play per minute.  read more

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Nevada passes major gambling legislation

Gov. Brian Sandoval signed legislation last week that paves the way for casino customers to wager on sporting events or play games in hotel rooms or sleeping areas via mobile gaming devices. Such devices are already in use at bars, restaurants or in common areas in the Palazzo (right) and The Venetian.  read more
Nevada passes major gambling legislation



Shoppers wait to get a piece of Sahara

The recently-closed Sahara casino in Las Vegas is holding a liquidation sale and shoppers are waiting in long lines for the chance to buy a piece of history.  read more

Report says there is "uncertainty" in Macau

A Hong Kong newspaper said expiring gaming concessions will lead to "uncertainty" for companies who wish to deploy capital into Macau.  read more

MGM IPO raises $1.4 billion in Macau

MGM Resorts International's initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange raised $1.4 billion in Asian markets.  read more

Gaming stocks show modest increases in May

Financial consultant Applied Analysis said the gaming industry seems to be rebounding from the nearly two-year-long recession.  read more

Nevada casino revving it up in August

MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa is hosting "Hot August Nights," where car lovers converge for four days at Lake Tahoe.  read more

Bruins celebrate Stanley Cup with $150,000 tab at Foxwoods

The Boston Bruins, fresh off their first Stanley Cup championship in more than 40 years, racked up a bill of more than $150,000 at Foxwoods.  read more

Atlantic City resort opens White House Sub shop

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort has opened White House Sub Shop's first venture outside of its original location.  read more



Pinnacle gamble pays off in Ohio

Pinnacle Entertainment stands to benefit after Ohio's governor announced he will allow the state's racetracks to add slot machine-like video lottery terminals.  read more

The Reel Life

The rising price of gas has put a severe hamper on The Reel Life's online slot bankroll. Stealing gas hasn't crossed our mind, but if it did, we'd make sure to switch gas stations once in awhile.  read more



The Gang: WSOP, Loveman and AC edition

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo break down the first two weeks of the WSOP, Gary Loveman's comments regarding online poker legalization, Atlantic City's attempts to "sex it up" and make their best bets.  read more

ElkY overcomes huge deficit to win first WSOP bracelet

Team PokerStars Pro Bertrand 'ElkY' Grospellier won the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship at the World Series of Poker despite having a 24:1 chip disadvantage in heads-up play.  read more

Team 888 Poker scoops two WSOP bracelets

Team 888 Poker players Tyler Bonkowski and Darren Woods proved their Limit Hold'em skill by winning a pair of bracelets.  read more

New poker league acquires Heartland Poker Tour

Federated Sports + Gaming has announced it has acquired the Heartland Poker Tour, which has staged nearly 90 events since 2005.  read more

Genting Poker launches RFID poker table

Genting Poker is testing the RFID poker table at the Circus Casino Liverpool ahead of the live streaming of the Genting Poker Players Championship.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Bertrand 'ElkY' Grospellier is the fourth person to win the live 'Triple Crown,' which comprises European Poker Tour, World Poker Tour and World Series of Poker titles.
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Hole in One
The U.S. Open wrapped up on Sunday with Rory Mcilroy setting a new tournament record by shooting a score of -16. If you still have a golfing itch that you can't scratch away, head to Globet Casino and try out the "Hole in One" slot machine.

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