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September 20, 2010

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September 20, 2010

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arrowJohn Robison: More on soliciting tips

More on soliciting tips
Robison says it's up to the gambler to remember to tip the casino employees for their services. If the employee is not able to accept the tip, he or she will politely decline it.  read more

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Lisandro wins fifth bracelet at WSOPE

Jeffrey Lisandro, the 2009 WSOP Player of the Year, captured his fifth career WSOP gold bracelet after winning the £5,000 buy-in Pot-Limit Omaha championship at the World Series of Poker Europe in London over the weekend. November Niner John Racener finished in fifth place.  read more
Lisandro wins fifth bracelet at WSOPE



'Unabomber' wins first bracelet at WSOP Europe

Phil Laak got a big monkey off his back Thursday, winning his first gold bracelet in the £2,500 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em championship at the WSOP Europe.  read more

First WSOPE event a sell out

The £2,500 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em event attracted 244 entries at London’s swanky Casino at the Empire on Tuesday.  read more

Excitement building for EPT London Poker Festival

The European London Poker Tour Festival is less than two weeks away and PokerStars players still have a chance to win a seat.  read more

Inaugural annual British Poker Awards crown winners

Over 3,000 people gathered at London’s Kensington Close Hotel on Monday night to honor the U.K.'s best and brightest poker talent.  read more

Trickett named "Best New Player" at British Poker Awards

Titan Poker player Sam Trickett was named Britain's "Best New Player" and received his award at the inaugural British Poker Awards.  read more

Celebs headline PokerStars Million Dollar Challenge

Brooke Burke, John Elway, Barry Sanders, Sara Jean Underwood and Gary Payton will all feature on the Million Dollar Challenge TV show.  read more



The Gang talks mobile betting in Vegas, NFL

Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Dan Igo discuss a new way to place sports bets in Las Vegas, non-traditional bets, casino tournaments and make their NFL picks.  read more

Analysts see little optimism for gaming industry

Wall Street analysts say the struggles of the Nevada casino industry could last well into 2011 as there are very few positive signs.  read more

Las Vegas Sands contemplates name change

Las Vegas Sands is contemplating a name change that would eliminate Las Vegas from the casino operator's title.  read more

Plaza in Vegas shutting down hotel

The Plaza in downtown Las Vegas will close its 1,037-room hotel tower and lay off more than 400 employees within the next two months.  read more

Hockey and Hooters can mix in Vegas

Hedge fund operator Phil Falcone, who owns a 40 percent stake in the NHL's Minnesota Wild, may have an increased role at the Hooters Hotel.  read more

Vegas company to pay $43 million for Indiana casino

Full House Resorts will acquire the Grand Victoria Casino & Resort in Rising Sun, further cementing the company's stake in the Midwest.  read more

"America's Got Talent" going to Atlantic City

The top-10 performers from the hit TV show will embark on a nationwide tour with a stop in Atlantic City at Trump Taj Mahal on Oct. 30.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life has sometimes used our "sick time" to stay home. We've never left evidence of our sick time use online. A Pennsylvania firefighter wasn't as smart.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut is laying off 355 employees and closing five food outlets amid declining revenue.
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